Last month, a person wearing an Apple Maps backpack with LiDAR equipment was spotted at the intersection of Stockton and Sutter streets in San Francisco, suggesting Apple now has employees collecting street-level data on foot.
Apple Maps employee with a LiDAR-equipped backpack via Dante Cesa Apple has since confirmed that its Maps team will be collecting pedestrian data in California over the next month, starting with the counties of Alameda, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, and Santa Clara, the last of which includes the likes of San Jose and Apple’s hometown of Cupertino.
The pedestrian-based street-level data will likely be used to [...]
Apple has announced that two of its retail stores in the United States will reopen over the next week following months of renovations, while two brand new locations are also expected to open in Paris and Bangkok.
Apple Third Street Promenade prior to renovations this year Apple The Westchester in White Plains, New York is set to reopen Saturday, November 10 at 10 a.m. local time, while Apple Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, California is slated to reopen Saturday, November 17 at 10 a.m. local time. Each store has received a facelift based on Apple’s latest retail design.
Apple is celebrating the reopening of its Third Street Promenade store with [...]
Russia-based cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab today said that while „hardware supply chain attacks are a reality,“ evidence suggests Bloomberg Businessweek’s report about Chinese intelligence tampering with server motherboards manufactured by Apple’s former supplier Supermicro is „untrue.“
Apple data center Kaspersky Lab said the report „should be taken with a grain of salt“ in its 14-page analysis of the alleged attack, obtained by MacRumors:
The stories published by Bloomberg in October 2018 had a significant impact. For Supermicro, it meant a 40% stock valuation loss. For businesses owning Supermicro hardware, [...]
Today’s leaks from Apple’s XML sitemap have revealed a flurry of product announcements we can expect at the company’s upcoming Gather Round event, including details of new iPhones and Apple Watch models.
On the flip side, the XML file also suggests which rumored products we shouldn’t expect to be revealed later today. Most conspicuous is the absence of new iPad Pro and Mac models, which history suggests will now appear at a separate October event.
There’s also the matter of Apple’s long-awaited AirPower wireless charging mat, which likewise doesn’t feature in Apple’s sitemap, and that could be bad news for customers [...]