Apple engineer who quit over return-to-office policy joins Google

Apple engineer who quit over return-to-office policy joins Google

An ex-Apple executive who quit over the company’s strict return-to-office policy is joining Google just weeks later, according to a report. Ian Goodfellow – who worked as Apple’s director of machine learning until he resigned in early May – is joining Google’s DeepMind division as a contributor, Bloomberg reported. DeepMind uses artificial intelligence and machine … Read more

You Can Finally Listen to YouTube Music on Wear OS

You Can Finally Listen to YouTube Music on Wear OS

YouTube Music for Wear OS is finally getting a tile! Photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo Good news for YouTube Music listeners! A compatible app for Wear OS is finally available so that you can take your playlists with you on the go. Google announced in a user community post that YouTube Music is finally a … Read more

Standing Committee on Finance to discuss big tech firms’ practices Thursday

Standing Committee on Finance to discuss big tech firms’ practices Thursday

The Standing Committee on Finance has called a meeting on Thursday to discuss issues concerning anti-competitive practices by big tech companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter. In the day-long meeting, as per the schedule posted on the Lok Sabha website, the parliamentary panel will be hearing views of hospitality, restaurants and travel agents associations on … Read more

Apple Reverses Remote Work Policy, Exec Goes To Alphabet

Apple Reverses Remote Work Policy, Exec Goes To Alphabet

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Well, this is awkward. One of Apple’s highest-profile return-to-office detractors reportedly landed a new gig at Alphabet’s DeepMind, marking the latest drama over Big Tech’s remote work scuffles. That move, ironically, comes right around the same time Apple decided to walk back its most recent return-to-office push In an internal … Read more

Compared: AirPods Max versus Sony WH-1000XM5

Compared: AirPods Max versus Sony WH-1000XM5

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. The Sony WH-100XM5 is a new revision of the popular headphones priced at $ 400, here’s how they compare to Apple’s AirPods Max. Sony has been … Read more

Big Tech climate plans need to tackle business travel, flights

Big Tech climate plans need to tackle business travel, flights

There’s no way around it: Business flights are frying the planet. About 90% of business travel carbon emissions come from flying, and just 1% of travelers – many of whom fly for work – are responsible for 50% of all air travel carbon pollution. As the tech industry continues to make sweeping net zero pledges, … Read more

How to Scan a QR Code From a Screenshot or Picture on iPhone or Android

How to Scan a QR Code From a Screenshot or Picture on iPhone or Android

Photo: travelwild (Shutterstock) QR codes are used for everything from opening a restaurant menu to making payments: just point your camera at the QR code, and your phone will automatically open the relevant page. But what happens when you get a QR code in a message? Or what if it’s a screenshot instead? While the … Read more

Why workers may NEVER return to the office leaving the CBD to die

Why workers may NEVER return to the office leaving the CBD to die

City centers across Australia are a shadow of their former bustling metropolises since the Covid pandemic ushered in a shift to remote working – and they may stay that way. Melbourne’s world record lockdown contributed to a major transition in the city’s working culture with the CBD still relatively empty. While Sydney’s daily average weekday … Read more

McDonalds, Pepsi, And Other Large Brands Are Buying Real Estate On The Metaverse… And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

McDonalds, Pepsi, And Other Large Brands Are Buying Real Estate On The Metaverse… And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

The virtual world that’s coming (Photo by Jakub Porzycki / NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them? 1 – Virtual real estate reaches new limits with the addition of major corporations. Admix — … Read more

Google TV is Getting a Neat Picture-in-Picture Mode

Google TV is Getting a Neat Picture-in-Picture Mode

Picture-in-picture mode on Google TV is making my dreams come true. Image: Google I don’t know about you, but my favorite demonstrations at the electronics store back in my childhood were the TVs up on the wall showcasing their picture-in-picture abilities. Being able to tune into two TV shows simultaneously on two different channels felt … Read more