Let's discuss.Apple has made it easier to keep track of conversation threads in Messages by allowing users to pin threads in the app. Priced at $179, the Galaxy...Logitech recently debuted the Folio Touch, a keyboard and trackpad case designed for the 11-inch iPad Pro that serves as an alternative to the Magic Keyboard. It’s basically a brain-machine interface, and its prototype Ctrl-kit uses EMG to translate mental activity into action. Facebook buying Ctrl-labs was maybe more about finding new ways to interface with machines, for example, while Amazon’s Sizmek purchase was perhaps chiefly about acquiring an ad server. iOS 14 Public Beta is out now. The firm, located in Silicon Valley, had an app Founded in 2012, Jclarity uses machine learning techniques in its Illuminate offering to automatically find and fix performance issues in apps that rely on Java.Also in August, Microsoft acquired PromoteIQ, an automated product marketing platform that lets brands run sponsored ads on retailers’ websites. Those with the necessary skills — ranging from robotics to computer vision and natural language processing — are in high demand, and they face a clear choice: Take the paycheck at one of the big tech companies, chase a longer-term moonshot at an emerging startup, or launch their own business from scratch.Throughout 2019, tech companies have ramped up their efforts to secure the best AI talent and technology. Make of that what you will.A few months back, reports emerged that Apple had acquired a Swiss computer vision startup called Fashwell. Fortnite is no longer available for download on the iPhone or the iPad, and Apple provided a statement to MacRumors on Fortnite's removal:Today, Epic Games took the unfortunate step of violating the App Store...Apple will launch a new range of subscription service bundles called "Apple One" as soon as October, according to a new report by Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. PromoteIQ, which was founded in 2012, will continue to operate as a division of Microsoft’s advertising unit, and an announcement post seemed to confirm that PromoteIQ and Microsoft plan to pool their respective AI and targeted ad placement smarts.“Microsoft brings industry leading AI and machine-learning capabilities, as well as a strong global retail market footprint,” PromoteIQ said at the time.A few days into the new year, news emerged that Google had acquired the founding team behind Superpod in what was largely seen as an acqui-hire of the founders, as well as a move to annex some of the startup’s assets. GrokStyle had developed an app that can automatically detect decor and home furniture from a photo, and it partnered directly with retailers to help users find items to buy.Facebook swiftly shuttered GrokStyle, a clear indicator that this was more of an acqui-hire than anything else. Giannandrea has been tasked with improving Apple’s machine learning initiatives and bolstering Siri, the company’s voice … Elsewhere, Microsoft turned to online education platforms to help train a new generation of AI students.But while the AI talent pool may be growing, a significant shortage remains. The Laserlike app is no longer available following the acquisition and the Laserlike team has joined Apple’s AI team which is led by ex-Google AI chief John Giannandrea. Amazon launched a crowdsourced Q&A service to tackle questions Alexa is unable to address, so it’s certainly feasible that Google could be planning something similar for its virtual assistant.A few months back, New York-based education technology platform Socratic announced that it had been acquired by Google, though the deal actually closed way back in March, 2018, according to the Socratic CEO’s LinkedIn profile.Founded in 2013, Socratic made a Q&A app that uses text and speech recognition to surface the most relevant learning resources based on a user’s question, with a focus on school subjects, such as science, math, literature, and social studies. Apple has not confirmed the acquisition, but Fashwell’s founder and several senior executives joined Apple in January this year, with several others joining later.Founded in 2014, Fashwell worked with companies to integrate its visual search technology into their apps and websites, allowing users to search using photos rather than keywords. The technology could also be applied to services like Apple News. This is expected to result in a lower monthly price than when the services are subscribed to individually. The results were …

The series of bundles would allow customers to subscribe to several Apple digital services together. The Laserlike team has joined the Apple AI group led by new Apple AI chief John Giannandrea, who came to Apple from Google last year. We are passionate about helping people follow their interests and engage with new perspectives.iPhoneFirmware.com is your news, rumors, reviews & entertainment website! Laserlike (U.S.)News emerged back in March that Apple had bought a Silicon Valley machine learning startup called Laserlike, though the acquisition likely closed the previous year, judging by the founders’ LinkedIn profiles. The AI talent grab is real. For several years now, people have proclaimed that every company is now a technology company, and this is certainly evidenced here. "We live in a world of information abundance, where the main problem is sifting through the noise and discovering the stuff you actually care about.