Apple Elevates AI Chief John Giannandrea to Senior Vice President of ML, AI Strategy

Apple has elevated John Giannandrea to the company’s executive team as Senior Vice President of Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy. Giannandrea, who joined Apple from Google in April, oversees the strategy for AI and ML across products and services, as well as the development of Core ML and Siri technologies. His team’s focus on advancing andRead More

Global Feature Phone Shipments Grow for Fourth Consecutive Quarter

In contrast with the global smartphone market which is experiencing negative growth, feature phones have contributed to 23 percent of the total handset shipments in the third quarter this year, a report by Counterpoint Research claims. According to Counterpoint Research’s Market Monitor service, feature phone shipments grew for the fourth consecutive quarter. “The return of Nokia HMD has alsoRead More

Swiggy Raises $1 Billion in Naspers-Led Funding Round, Now Said to Be Valued at Over $3 Billion

Online food delivery service provider Swiggy said it has raised $1 billion (roughly Rs. 7,000 crores) in its latest funding round, led by South African Internet giant Naspers. Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings, Hillhouse Capital and Wellington Management Company took part in the funding round, together with Swiggy’s existing investors, DST Global, Meituan Dianping and CoatueRead More

Apple Accused of Making False Claims About iPhone X Series Screen Sizes, Pixel Counts

A lawsuit filed in a US court has accused Apple of making false claims about the screen sizes and pixel counts of the displays in its iPhone X₹ 74,999 series, CNET reported. The suit filed on Friday in the District Court of Northern California alleges that the Cupertino, California-headquartered tech giant lied about the screen sizes of iPhoneRead More