Apple Hires

Apple Hires Porsche’s VP of Chassis Development Amid ‘Apple Car’ Rumours

Amid growing reports of Apple’s so-called “Project Titan” aiming to have a product ready for consumers within just a few years, Apple has hired Dr. Manfred Harrer, Porsche’s Vice President of Chassis Development, Business Insider is reporting (via 9to5Mac). Dr. Harrer has more than a decade of experience at the German sports car company, with his chassis...

Apple Aggressively Hiring Chip Engineers in San Diego

According to a Bloomberg report, Apple is actively recruiting chip designers in San Diego, Qualcomm's home base, in order to develop wireless components and processors to further reduce dependence on Qualcomm and other chip makers for its future iPhones and other iOS devices. The Cupertino giant has posted at least 10 job listings for chip design-related positions in...

Apple Hiring Hundreds of Engineers to Improve Siri

The latest hiring data tracked by analytics firm Thinknum, has concluded the number of open positions at Apple that contain the term "Siri" has grown immensely in recent weeks, marking a 24% jump in hiring for the keyword in just over a month. With a current all-time high of 161 job listings posted today alone at Apple, it...

Apple Recruits Two Top Google Satellite Executives for New Project

Citing people familiar with the matter, Bloomberg is reporting that Apple has hired a couple of top Google satellite executives for a new hardware team.  Sources said that John Fenwick, who led Google's spacecraft operations, and Michael Trela, head of Google’s satellite engineering, have both joined Apple in recent weeks. They report to Greg Duffy, the co-founder of...

Apple Hires Renowned AI Researcher to Improve Siri’s Intelligence

As Apple continues to place big bets on artificial intelligence (AI) as a key part of its future, the company has hired Carnegie Mellon University professor Russ Salakhutdinov to head up a team working on AI. According to Recode, who last week slammed Apple’s voice controlled virtual assistant Siri, calling it “too limited” and “unreliable”, Salakhutdinov remain a professor at Carnegie Mellon in...

Apple Continues to Gather Talent in Augmented Reality

In a recent interview with ABC News, Apple CEO Tim Cook explained that he prefers augmented reality (AR) over virtually reality (VR) because it is “the larger of the two by far.” Today, a report by Business Insider points out that the company seems to be stockpiling talent in augmented reality, to develop a display or technology similar to Google...

Apple Hires Flipboard Co-Founder to Develop Health Related Software

Evan Doll, the co-founder of Flipboard who previously worked at Apple from 2003 to 2009 and helped the company in the development of iOS, has been re-hired by the tech giant last month as director of health software engineering. Doll, who found the popular digital news magazine app Flipboard with Mike McCue following his departure from Apple, will now...

Here’s What Apple Execs Do When Making a New Hire

Tech-industry analyst Michael Gartenberg from iMore, who has recently ended up working for three years for Apple as a senior director for product marketing, has shared the unique process of hiring Apple executives use once they have decided they want to work with you. Gartenberg explains on a recent podcast with The Mac Observer, that while he was...

Apple’s Recent Hires Bolster Rumours of Wireless Charging in ‘iPhone 7’

According to a report by The Verge, Apple’s recent hires of wireless charging experts, including two former engineers from the much hyped startup uBeam with expertise in wireless charging and ultrasonic technology, have bolstered rumours of the wireless charging feature in ‘iPhone 7’. The source points out that public LinkedIn data on Apple's recent hires shows in the...

Apple Hires Former Head of Technology at Google’s Nest

Former head of technology at Nest and one of the co-founders of Google's experimental Google X, Yoky Matsuoka, has been hired by Apple to work on some of its health initiatives, Fortune reports. The famed robotics expert will be working under Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams on the company's health projects which include HealthKit, ResearchKit, and the recently announced CareKit....