Tag Archive: Company


Apple has released its first ever report on the diversity of its workforce today, revealing what we’ve all known for year: it’s mostly a bunch of white dudes. Diversity is still a work in progress at Apple, but the company… Read more ›

Samsung wants to buy the company that powers Siri

Apple’s Siri feature has been a crown jewel of iOS ever since it launched in 2011, but the company and the tech behind it might fall into the hands of Apple’s number one enemy – Samsung. Nuance Communications is in… Read more ›

After the retirement of Katie Cotton, the PR who helped craft Apple’s air of mystique, Apple has announced another departure: that of Zane Rowe, who served as the head of North America sales. The reason for the departure isn’t yet… Read more ›

The complications behind creating a small screen for something like an iWatch are immense, but Apple has bought the company it may need to make it all possible. TechCrunch reports that Apple has acquired LuxVue Technology, a small California-based company that specializes… Read more ›

Another piece of the “when will Apple release the iWatch” puzzle may have fallen in to place, with the news that Apple is actively pursuing the iWatch trademark in dozens of countries around the globe. Of course, it wouldn’t be… Read more ›

Technology group Kudelski has become the latest company to file a patent lawsuit against Apple. Kudelski’s OpenTV and Nagravision subsidiaries are claiming that Apple is infringing on five of its U.S. patents in pretty much every product under the sun… Read more ›

With the tech world still buzzing over Facebook’s $ 19 billion WhatsApp acquisition, business insurance provider Simply Business has put together a fascinating infographic. Showing 15 years of acquisitions by Apple, Amazon, Google, Yahoo, and Facebook, the chart lays out in… Read more ›     

Apple has purchased Burstly, the company behind iOS app beta platform TestFlight. The specific details of the buyout have not been disclosed, but TechCrunch reports that Burstly’s engineers are working at Apple already. Burstly is also the company behind FlightPath, a relatively new app… Read more ›     

  Google bought a tiny Israeli startup today called SlickLogin. The three-person, two-month-old company has an interesting technology that replaces passwords. The terms were not disclosed. The acquisition is a tiny victory for people who believe in sound as a… Read more ›     

Google has beaten out Facebook to acquire London-based Artificial Intelligence company DeepMind — for an amount alleged to be in excess of $ 500 million. DeepMind was founded by neuroscientist and chess prodigy Demis Hassabis, as well as Skype and Kazaa… Read more ›