Siri smartens up as Apple debuts new AI functions, services

Jun 14, 2016

Siri smartens up as Apple debuts new AI functions, services

Apple is working to make its iPhone and other gadgets smarter, responding to competitors’ recent moves by building more artificial intelligence into its Siri digital assistant, photos, maps and other online services. The tech giant kicked off its annual software conference by announcing new ...

Jun 3, 2016

Apple services suffer outage in U.S., U.K., Asia

Apple users faced unexpected glitches Thursday, as the App Store, Apple TV and other key services were sidelined. An official Apple status web page confirmed the outage. Users in various countries, including the United States, U.K. and parts of Asia, flocked to social media ...

Apple explores charging stations for electric vehicles

May 26, 2016

Apple explores charging stations for electric vehicles

Apple Inc. is investigating how to charge electric cars, talking to charging station companies and hiring engineers with expertise in the area, according to people familiar with the matter and a review of LinkedIn profiles. For more than a year, Silicon Valley has been ...

Google echoes Amazon's Echo, opens new virtual-reality door

May 19, 2016

Google echoes Amazon's Echo, opens new virtual-reality door

Google wants to play an even bigger role in managing people’s daily lives, while also nudging them into an alternate reality, as the Internet company responds to competitive threats posed by Facebook, Amazon and Apple. As part of an onslaught of upcoming products, Google ...

May 19, 2016

Trump talks tough on firms that outsource but also invested in them

Donald Trump has been tough on American companies that have moved jobs to other countries. That hasn’t stopped the presumptive Republican presidential nominee from investing in them. Trump has denounced units of United Technologies Corp., Ford Motor Co. and Mondelez International Inc. on the ...