Chinese outfit sues Apple for more than a billion
Published in AI


That Siri inovation was ours

Chinese artificial intelligence company Shanghai Zhizhen Intelligent Network Technology, also known as Xiao-i has filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging it nicked its AI ideas for Siri

iPhone will record police interactions
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 18 June 2020 12:08

iPhone will record police interactions


Hey Siri I am being pulled over by a cop with his name badge taped over

An iPhone user created a shortcut that prompts an iPhone to begin recording police interactions by the user simply uttering the phrase: "Hey Siri, I'm getting pulled over."

Apple buys another company to improve Siri
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Hopefully this can bring it into the 21st century

Apple has been unable to improve its rather out of date Siri technology and has been shopping around technology companies to buy the tech it needs.

Apple works in a moral and legal grey area
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Whistleblower warns

A former Apple contractor who helped blow the whistle on the company's programme to listen to users' Siri recordings has decided to go public, in protest at the lack of action taken as a result of the disclosures.

Don't ask Siri or Cortana for medical advice
Published in AI
Monday, 03 February 2020 10:43

Don't ask Siri or Cortana for medical advice


Might as well ask the cat, implies new study

Apple's Siri and Microsoft's Cortana offered first aid advice which was so bad they might as well have suggested a course of leeches, a study has suggested.

Homes to get smarter and smarter
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Wednesday, 25 September 2019 15:30

Homes to get smarter and smarter


People talking to robots not people

Sales of devices that talk to you, switch off your lights, lock your door and regulate how hot and cold you get will show increased growth between now and 2023.

Apple forced humans to listen 1000 Siri recordings daily
Published in Mobiles


Privacy, Apple has heard of it and lectures others upon it

The Irish Examiner has discovered the extent of how much Apple was invading the privacy of fanboys.

Apple finally agrees to stop contractors listening to phone calls
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Now that everyone has found out about it

Fruity cargo cult Apple, which spends rather a lot of time telling off other companies over privacy issues, has agreed to stop its contractors listening in to users conversations until everyone forgets it was doing it and permits it.

Siri recording your conversations
Published in News
Monday, 29 July 2019 12:11

Siri recording your conversations


Contractors have a good laugh about your accent

While Apple has been at the forefront of lecturing other companies about privacy it seems to have forgotten that it recorded customer conversations to its outside contractors.

Hey, Siri, why are Apple sales falling?
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 12 April 2019 12:06

Hey, Siri, why are Apple sales falling?


Credit Suisse says iPhone sales will drop 12 percent

Beancounters at Credit Suisse have predicted an even darker year for the fruity cargo-cult Apple with iPhone sales expected to decline 12.4 percent this year after last year's 3.2 percent drop.