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June 11, 2024, 7:30 AM

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Kyle Orland / Ars Technica:
Apple says its Private Cloud Compute for AI processing is built with custom Apple silicon, and independent experts can inspect the code that runs on its servers  —  And publicly reviewable server code means experts can “verify this privacy promise.”  —  With most large language models …
Apple Machine Learning Research:
Apple details two Apple Intelligence models: a ~3B parameter on-device language model and a larger server-based model available with Private Cloud Compute  —  At the 2024 Worldwide Developers Conference, we introduced Apple Intelligence, a personal intelligence system integrated deeply into iOS 18, iPadOS 18, and macOS Sequoia.
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Apple unveils Apple Intelligence for iOS, iPadOS, and macOS, with generative writing across apps, image generation, task orchestration, App Intents, and more  —  Apple Tuesday unveiled Apple Intelligence, its long awaited, ecosystem-wide push into generative AI.
More: The Verge, Wired, O'Grady's PowerPage, Creative Bloq, WinBuzzer, Redmond Pie, and Marques Brownlee on YouTube
Simon Willison / Simon Willison's Weblog:
Thoughts on Apple Intelligence's ability to outsource compute to Apple's servers with cryptographic guarantees of privacy, prompt injection risks, and more  —  Today's WWDC keynote finally revealed Apple's new set of AI features.  The AI section (Apple are calling it Apple Intelligence) …
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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
In posts that seem to misunderstand Apple's deal with OpenAI, Elon Musk threatens to ban Apple devices from his companies over Apple's ChatGPT integrations  —  Elon Musk is threatening to ban iPhones from all his companies over the newly announced OpenAI integrations Apple announced at WWDC 2024 on Monday.
Kyle Wiggers / TechCrunch:
Apple plans to bring ChatGPT to Siri and its other apps later in 2024; users will be asked before questions are sent to ChatGPT and don't need an OpenAI account  —  Apple is bringing ChatGPT, its AI-powered chatbot experience, to Siri and other Apple apps, powered by OpenAI's GPT-4 and other generative AI models.
Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Apple unveils iOS 18, adding more Home Screen customization, a Dark Mode for app icons, an updated Control Center, scheduled send for Messages, and more  —  iOS 18 has officially been announced.  The update includes new home screen customization, improvements to dark mode, and more.
Allison Johnson / The Verge:
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Benjamin Mayo / 9to5Mac:
Apple unveils visionOS 2, with a higher-res, ultra-wide Mac Virtual Display option later in 2024, regular photos gaining spatial depth, new gestures, and more  —  As part of its WWDC announcements, Apple unveiled visionOS 2, the first major software update for the Apple Vision Pro headset.
Wesley Yin-Poole / IGN:
Q&A with Phil Spencer on the Xbox Games Showcase 2024, studio closures and layoffs, multi-platform games, Game Pass, a possible Xbox handheld, and more  —  “I'm not really a regrets guy.”  —  Hot on the heels of Microsoft's Xbox Games Showcase, CEO Phil Spencer sat down with IGN's Ryan McCaffrey …
Timmy Shen / The Block:
Zero-knowledge cryptography firm Nexus Labs raised a $25M Series A co-led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Pantera Capital  —  - The zero-knowledge firm said that the latest funding round was co-led by Lightspeed and Pantera.  — Nexus aims to enable verifiable computation in applications via zero knowledge proofs.
More: Nexus, Fortune, and Cryptonews
Stephanie Stacey / Financial Times:
Victoria Song / The Verge:
Apple announces watchOS 11, adding a training mode that analyzes personal workout data, live activities, a new Vitals app, new safety features, and more  —  Apple just announced watchOS 11, the latest version of its smartwatch platform, at WWDC 2024.  Developers will be able to start tinkering …

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