Swift Creator Chris Lattner Quits Tesla After Only Six Months in the Job

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Swift creator Chris Lattner, who left Apple to become vice president of Tesla’s autopilot program, has parted ways with the electric car maker after just six months in the job.

“Chris just wasn’t the right fit for Tesla, and we’ve decided to make a change,” Tesla said Tuesday, according to The Wall Street Journal. Lattner followed Tesla’s statement with a post on his Twitter account announcing his interest in available roles for a “seasoned engineering leader”.

The parting of ways will co…
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The Cheetah – next top tier multiplayer RPG by Swift Apps coming June 5

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Game development studio, Swift Apps today announced their up-and-coming release of The Cheetah, their next multiplayer RPG game title for iOS and Android devices. This captivating new game lets you become one of these fast cats; run, hunt and develop your skills and attributes, creating your own unique character. You can play with people from all over the world in two real-time multiplayer modes. The Cheetah will be available this June 5th….
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EduTech: With Swift Playgrounds, Apple has a chance to change programming forever

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EduTech is a 9to5Mac weekly series that focuses on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments here. 

This week’s EduTech is a guest post from Apple Distinguished Educator Michael Cohen, founder of The Tech Rabbi. Apple’s Distinguished Educator program recogniz…
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Ahead of WWDC 2017, Apple releases Swift 3.1 as part of Xcode 8.3

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Following last year’s Swift 3.0 release, Apple has officially released Swift 3.1 today with Xcode 8.3. Now that Swift has hit its first major point release in third iteration, the team will be putting their focus onto Swift 4.

Swift was recently in the spotlight as it’s original creator, Chris Lattner, had left to join become Tesla’s VP of Autopilot Software.

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Wileyfox Swift 2 X preview: Cyanora custom software

Wileyfox Swift 2 X preview: Cyanora custom software

In many ways, the two first Wileyfox phones were essentially the Britain’s answer to the OnePlus One. In 2016 it added a couple of new phones to its lineup, but didn’t enthral us. Can the Wileyfox Swift 2 X swing things back in the manufacturer’s favour?
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