Apple Reportedly Staffs Up Machine Learning Team

Apple is trying to hire at least 86 artificial intelligence and machine learning experts, according to Reuters. While proactive suggestions are one of iOS 9’s flagship features, the company wants to go further and make your smartphone smarter.As a reminder, Apple has been playing catch up when it comes to providing a digital assistant in your phone. While Siri has pioneered the voice query interface, Google Now provides many smart features that aren’t available in iOS 8. But here’s what’s coming in iOS 9: the search screen will suggest apps and contacts based on where you are and what you are doing. For instance, your iPhone may suggest games when you are at home and business apps when you are at work. In Calendar and Mail, iOS will suggest recipients…


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