Apple apologizes for use of contractors to eavesdrop on Siri

Business / Tech Aug 29, 2019

Apple apologizes for use of contractors to eavesdrop on Siri

Apple is apologizing for allowing outsiders to listen to snippets of people's recorded conversations with its digital assistant Siri, a practice that undermined its attempts to position itself as a trusted steward of privacy. As part of the apology posted Wednesday, Apple reiterated an earlier ...

Apple dangling more goodies while tackling technology addiction

Business / Tech Jun 5, 2018

Apple dangling more goodies while tackling technology addiction

Apple will offer more ways for people to limit the time they spend on iPhones while introducing features designed to make its products even more indispensable. The paradox emerged Monday as Apple executives previewed new versions of free software due out this fall. The forthcoming controls ...

Siri smartens up as Apple debuts new AI functions, services

Business / Tech 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 software ...