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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published an Apple patent application detailing a full-function “smart dock” that continually listens for cues to activate and communicate with the voice recognition functions of docked devices, like the iPhone and iPad.
50 Siri Voice Commands - How Many Did You Know About?
The start-up’s five founders are expected to rake in $50-85 million from the acquisition.
Foxconn Technology Group, the Taipei-based maker of Apple Inc.’s iPhone, plans to invest $40 million in Pennsylvania to develop robotics, joining other manufacturers seeking to build products in the U.S.
Just as the Cupertino City Council was preparing to give its final blessing Tuesday night to Apple’s proposed new headquarters, the mayor confirmed that the city and its iconic corporate resident had agreed Apple will now pay more in taxes in exchange for landing its spaceship-shaped building in town.
Home automation services that combine mobile technology with the devices in your house have been exploding in popularity over the past few years. Devices such as Sonos, Nest, and Philips Hue have brought advanced home automation features down to prices that are accessible by most any home owner. It’s now possible to control your home’s temperature, its lighting, its door locks, and more right from your smartphone.
Thirty-eight years after the famous club had its first meetings, spawning Apple and many other companies, many of its members got together to share stories of the beginnings of the PC era. Read this article by Daniel Terdiman on CNET News.
Steve Jobs Inducted Into Bay Area Business Hall of Fame
Hello Malta. GlobalFoundries is preparing to make chips for Apple’s iPhone and iPad at its Fab 8 complex in Malta, according to a source close to the company. Samsung Electronics, which currently makes the logic microprocessors used in Apple’s popular iPhone and iPad devices at its A
Apple Inc. is developing new iPhone designs including bigger screens with curved glass and enhanced sensors that can detect different levels of pressure, said a person familiar with the plans.