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Apple Hires Ex-Google AI Expert To Work in Its “Special Project” Team

The company is working to develop autonomous systems for vehicles, a project code-named "Titan" that requires top AI engineers, which explains Apple's back-to-back hiring of top executives from other major companies.

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Not just Google, Apple has also been on a spree, hiring former Tesla employees. Pixabay

 In a race to gather top experts in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI), another former Google employee, Ian Goodfellow, has been roped in by Apple to work in its intriguing “Special Project” team.

Goodfellow recently updated his LinkedIn profile to note that he is now working at Apple as a Director for Machine Learning (ML) at the company’s “Special Projects” group, The Verge reported on Thursday.

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Earlier this month, the iPhone-maker hired former Vice President of the electric powertrains at Tesla as the Senior Director of Engineering in its “Special Project Group”. 
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One of the most prominent names in AI, Goodfellow has previously worked at both Google as well as the Elon Musk-founded lab OpenAI.

In April 2018, Apple also hired Goodfellow’s former boss, Google’s Head of AI John Giannandrea.

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Goodfellow recently updated his LinkedIn profile to note that he is now working at Apple as a Director for Machine Learning (ML) at the company’s “Special Projects” group, The Verge reported on Thursday. Pixabay

Not just Google, Apple has also been on a spree, hiring former Tesla employees.

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Earlier this month, the iPhone-maker hired former Vice President of the electric powertrains at Tesla as the Senior Director of Engineering in its “Special Project Group”.

The company is working to develop autonomous systems for vehicles, a project code-named “Titan” that requires top AI engineers, which explains Apple’s back-to-back hiring of top executives from other major companies. (IANS)

 

 

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Here Are Some Latest Details About Upcoming Apple iPhone 12

Recently, J.P. Morgan analyst Samik Chatterjee claimed that Apple will release a 5.4-inch iPhone, two 6.1-inch iPhones and one 6.7-inch iPhone with 5G connectivity in 2020

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Apple is preparing to release a new iPad Pro, a new MacBook and an augmented reality (AR) headset by the first half of 2020. Pixabay

Apple is expected to launch as many as four new iPhones spread across different display sizes in 2020 and now Apple analysts, Macotakara shared more details about the iPhone 12 design from a source from company’s supply chain in Asia.

The report claimed that the iPhone 12 will come in three size versions, including 5.4-inch, 6.1-inch, and 6.7-inch, but Apple will release two distinct 6.1-inch models, according to the source.

The 6.7-inch model will have a thickness around 7.4mm, which would be nearly 10 per cent thinner than the iPhone 11 Pro Max at 8.1mm.

Additionally, it also claims that the 6.7-inch model will be slightly taller than the iPhone 11 Pro Max and feature a triple-lens rear camera.

Recently, J.P. Morgan analyst Samik Chatterjee claimed that Apple will release a 5.4-inch iPhone, two 6.1-inch iPhones and one 6.7-inch iPhone with 5G connectivity in 2020.

Chatterjee predicts the company may introduce two high-end models (one 6.1-inch and one 6.7-inch) with support for mmWave, as well as a triple-lens camera and “world facing” 3D sensing for improved Augmented Reality capabilities.

Earlier Kuo also said that Apple is preparing to release a new iPad Pro, a new MacBook and an augmented reality (AR) headset by the first half of 2020.

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Apple is expected to launch as many as four new iPhones spread across different display sizes in 2020 and now Apple analysts, Macotakara shared more details about the iPhone 12 design from a source from company’s supply chain in Asia. Pixabay

Kuo expects Apple to team up with third parties to create the first batch of AR headsets.

The new iPad Pro models will be launched in the first quarter and will reportedly come with a rear-facing 3D Time-of-Flight sensor for increased accuracy in depth-of-field photography.

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While, a MacBook with a new scissor-switch keyboard could be launched in Q2 2020. (IANS)