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Bloomberg:
Sources: Amazon is working on a domestic robot codenamed Vesta that can navigate inside homes like a driverless car   —  Prototypes can navigate from room to room like driverless cars  —  Company hopes to start testing bots in homes later this year  —  Ten years ago, Amazon introduced …
Apr 23, 2018, 8:30 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Qualcomm is cutting ~1,500 jobs, mostly in California, in an effort to cut costs by $1B; the company employs 34K people globally   —  Company to reduce California workforce by about 1,500  —  Management acting in response to shareholder pressure  —  Qualcomm Inc. has begun cutting …
Apr 19, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Facebook is building a team to design its own AI chips, according to job listings and sources, joining a trend among tech giants to lower reliance on chipmakers   —  Social network could use semiconductors for consumer devices  —  Move follows Apple's chip efforts, early work by Google
Apr 19, 2018, 1:00 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Uber confirms that Don Burnette, a co-founder of self-driving trucking startup Otto, has left Uber, making him the fourth and final Otto co-founder to leave   —  With the recent departure of Don Burnette, all four co-founders of driverless trucking company Otto have now left Uber Technologies Inc. …
Apr 18, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Source: ZTE exploring options for its phone operating systems after ban blocking US firms from selling to ZTE may prevent it from using Google's Android   —  Google's Android operating system powers ZTE phones globally  —  ZTE Corp. executives are evaluating software options …
Apr 17, 2018, 8:40 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple plans to integrate recently acquired magazine app Texture into Apple News and debut its own premium news subscription service next year   —  Company integrating Texture purchase into Apple News offering  —  About 20 Texture staff were cut soon after Apple acquisition
Apr 17, 2018, 7:35 AMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Apple staff memo says it caught 29 leakers, including staff, contractors, and suppliers, in 2017, 12 arrested; memo implies possible legal action for leaks   —  Company memo says it found 29 ‘leakers’ last year, 12 arrested  —  CEO Tim Cook pledged to ‘double down’ on secrecy in 2012
Apr 13, 2018, 1:53 PMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Source: Apple cuts HomePod orders as inventory piles up; analysts say weekly HomePod sales slipped to ~4% in smart speaker category three weeks after launch   —  Inventory is piling up, according to some Apple store workers  —  Low sales push company to cut orders with manufacturer
Apr 11, 2018, 9:30 PMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple is working on touchless gesture control tech for iPhones and developing iPhone displays that curve inward gradually from top to bottom   —  Company seeks to differentiate design in crowded marketplace  —  IPhone X's OLED screen also expanding to additional models
Apr 4, 2018, 7:40 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple is planning to use its own processors in Macs from 2020, replacing Intel; Intel stock closed down 6.07% yesterday   —  Apple is planning to use its own chips in Mac computers beginning as early as 2020, replacing processors from Intel, according to people familiar with the plans …
Apr 2, 2018, 1:54 PMIn context

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