John Giannandrea

Apple Tried to Poach Google Search Chief, Reveals Court Documents

Documents that have surfaced as part of the U.S. Department of Justice's ongoing antitrust lawsuit against Google have revealed that Apple, which succeeded in hiring Google's chief of search John Giannandrea, also went after his number two at some point — reports Bloomberg. After Giannandrea was poached by Apple and named Senior Vice President of Machine...

John Giannandrea to Head Apple’s New AI and Machine Learning Team

Apple has today announced that it is combining its Artificial Intelligence (Siri) and Machine Learning (Core ML) teams, to create a new AI/ML team led by John Giannandrea, who joined Apple earlier this year after an eight-year stint at Google as the Machine Intelligence, Research and Search teams head (via TechCrunch). While answering to Giannandrea, who reports directly to CEO Tim...