Apple Uses Hidden Web Page to Recruit for a ‘Critical’ Company Role

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A hidden web page has been discovered on Apple servers containing a job description for a “talented engineer” to work on a “critical infrastructure component” and an invitation to apply for the position at the Cupertino-based company.


The web page, originally located at us-west-1.blogstore.apple.com but since taken down, was discovered on Saturday by ZDNet‘s Zach Whittaker and describes a role within Apple that involves “exabytes” of data and “tens of thousands” of servers, as well as “mil…
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OnePlus 3T reaches end of retail life; company promises “more software updates” for 3 and 3T

OnePlus 3T reaches end of retail life; company promises “more software updates” for 3 and 3T

The OnePlus 3T launched in November, and just two months ago, a special edition Midnight Black model also went on sale. Now, the 3T is reaching the end of its retail life. “This is the last call to buy the OnePlus 3T before stock runs out,” the company said.
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OnePlus 3T A3010 – Gray – 6GB RAM + 128 GB – 5.5 inch – International Version – No Warranty
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Company – Press Room

A customized version of PowerDVD will be bundled with Pioneer’s Ultra HD Blu-ray drives (models BDR-S11J-BK & BDR-S11J-X), which will ship to the retail market by the end of February 2017. The Ultra HD Blu-ray format delivers unmatched 4K content …
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iRobot Wants to Sell Mapping Data Collected by Roomba Vacuums to a Tech Company Like Apple

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iRobot CEO Colin Angle today told Reuters that he hopes indoor mapping data collected by Roomba automatic vacuum cleaning machines can be sold to a company like Amazon, Apple, or Google in the near future.

iRobot’s latest line of 900-series Roomba vacuums use simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) technology to map rooms while they clean, memorizing room layout and the location of furniture. Angle believes that mapping data collected by the Roomba could be used to make other in-home smart devices like lighting, thermostats, and security cameras smarter.

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Shyp refocuses on shipping services for small businesses and ends service in Chicago, LA, and New York, leaving the San Francisco Bay Area as its only market (Harry McCracken/Fast Company)

Computer Hardware

Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
Shyp refocuses on shipping services for small businesses and ends service in Chicago, LA, and New York, leaving the San Francisco Bay Area as its only market  —  The company is leaving most of its markets and retooling its service to serve small businesses rather than consumers—tough decisions that it hopes will lead to profitability.


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Apple Acquires Eye-Tracking Company For Virtual And Augmented Reality

Software

Tech giant Apple has successfully procured an eye-tracking company, SensoMotoric Instruments – a firm which is beneficial for both virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) applications. In a statement given to Fortune, one of the Apple representatives confirmed the acquisition by stating: “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time; and we generally […]

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The company behind ‘Grand Theft Auto’ has dropped a plan to punish modders

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The company behind ‘Grand Theft Auto’ has dropped a plan to punish modders

Trevor Philips, one of the three main characters of GTA V. Rockstar The publisher of the “Grand Theft Auto” series of games has dropped a plan to take legal action against independent developers of third party projects like mods for “Grand Theft Auto IV …
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Fallout 4 – Xbox One
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Take 2 GTA V Grand Theft Auto 5 Xbox 360
Los Santos: a sprawling sun-soaked metropolis full of self-help gurus, starlets and fading celebrities, once the envy of the Weste…

Take 2 GTA V Grand Theft Auto 5 Xbox 360
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Apple acquires German company that may hold key to AR future

Apple

Apple may have just made a key acquisition that could help the company create a truly revolutionary augmented reality headset. According to a new report, German eye-tracking company SensoMotoric Instruments has been purchased by an Apple shell company, giving the iPhone-maker access the company’s trove of patents related to eye-tracking glasses and other systems. News […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)


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