Apple’s Siri Play in the Artificial Intelligence Battles

by Angela Guess Tom Simonite reports in the MIT Technology Review, “On Monday Apple showed off a string of new iPhone features powered by recent advances in artificial intelligence—many of them aping ones already launched by rival Google. But Apple’s announcements of features like facial recognition or software that knows what’s in your photos, made during its annual Worldwide Developer Conference, were distinct in how much they emphasized privacy. Craig Federighi, senior vice president of software engineering at Apple, repeatedly stated that the company is using machine-learning algorithms able to understand personal data such as photos only within the confines of a person’s iPhone, not on Apple’s cloud servers. ‘We believe you should have great features and great privacy,’ he said.” Simonite goes on, “A new version of Apple’s Photos…


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