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May 19, 2017
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Spotify buys AI firm Niland to power recommendations, stave off Apple Music advances

In an escalating war with Apple Music, streaming music market leader Spotify on Thursday announced the acquisition of Niland, a small machine learning startup whose technology will help deliver song recommendations to users. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

September 25, 2016
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Forensics firm says backups easier to crack in iOS 10, Apple promises fix

Apple appears to have unintentionally weakened the security of local backups in iOS 10, as a result of offering an "alternative password verification mechanism," according to a Russian forensics company. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

November 25, 2015
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Confirmed: Apple Acquired Real-Time Motion Capture Firm Faceshift

Earlier this year, MacRumors uncovered some evidence suggesting Zurich-based real-time motion capture firm Faceshift was acquired by Apple, and as of today, that acquisition has been confirmed by Apple in a statement given to TechCrunch. “Apple buys smaller technology companies … Continue reading