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Apple Releases Faster, Brighter iMac (mid-2017)

This new announcement is one of the several updates Apple has made to the Mac series, as reported by Time . The Do Not Disturb while Driving, part of iOS version 11, is expected to drop this fall. With AMD's next-generation compute cores and up to 16GB of HBM2 the iMac Pro with Vega GPU delivers up to 11 Teraflops of single-precision compute power for real-time 3D rendering and immersive, high frame rate VR.



Tim Cook explains why Apple's HomePod is better than the Amazon Echo

The biggest announcement of the evening was HomePod , a Siri-Power speakers created to rival Amazon's Echo and Google's Home. As Apple's senior VP of software Craig Federighi explained during the WWDC keynote, Apple Pay's P2P functionality will allow people to send and receive money from anyone in the default Messages app who is also running iOS 11 .



Apple launches 'do not disturb while driving' for iPhone

Like those other products it is created to be a digital home assistant, capable of answering questions about maths as well as music-related enquiries - but it comes with some Apple quirks. That's especially important because people are starting to access information, entertainment and search in a more "pervasive" way that's less dependent on smartphones, he said.


Uber Hires Apple's Bozoma Saint John as Chief Brand Officer

Uber Hires Apple's Bozoma Saint John as Chief Brand Officer

It was reported Friday night that Apple Music exec Bozoma Saint John was planning to leave the company one year after her widely praised on stage debut at WWDC 2016. Attorney General Eric Holder sometime this month. Uber "issues" include allegations of sexual harassment within the company and a mass exodus of executive level employees.



Apple is launching an iMac Pro and new iPad Pro models

When users get paid, they receive the money in their new Apple Pay Cash account. The service uses the card already registered with Apple's Wallet app and pays funds into a new Apple Pay Cash account. ARKit allows developers to tap into the latest computer vision technologies to build virtual content on top of real-world scenes for interactive gaming, immersive shopping experiences, industrial design and more.



Apple Gets into WiFi Speakers with HomePod

Tim Cook took the stage on Monday and will be joined on stage by other Apple executives and possibly the disembodied voice of design chief Jony Ive, as is tradition. "There is so much momentum building around these speakers that it would be hard for Apple not to come out with one", said industry analyst Patrick Moorhead of Moor Insights & Strategy.