Tag: Apple

  • Mark Zuckerberg’s metaverse vision is over. Can Apple save it? – The Guardian

    And then there is the elephant in the room – and the reason why it may still be too early to fully write off Meta’s metaverse ambitions altogether. On 5 June, Apple is set to lift the lid on the worst kept secret in tech: its own virtual reality headset.

    Piecing together leaks from the supply chain, reports from California and the groundwork the company has laid with developers, it is clear that the iPhone maker is planning to take a radically different approach from its rival, with a price tag in the thousands of dollars and a long-term goal to create a device that people do not feel the need to take off when they want to speak to people in the same room as them.

  • Apple becomes the latest company to ban ChatGPT for internal use – The Register

    News of the move was revealed yesterday by The Wall Street Journal, which reviewed an internal Apple document informing employees of the ban. According to the document, Apple’s concerns fall in line with other corps who’ve also forbid ChatGPT from being used internally, namely that the AI could spill sensitive internal information shared with it. … The problem with ChatGPT, Google Bard and LLM bots is that the data fed into them is often used to further train the bots, which the UK’s spy agency, GCHQ, has warned can easily lead to confidential business information being regurgitated if others ask similar questions.

  • At Apple, rare dissent over a new product: interactive gogglesThe New York Times
    Apple’s headset is considered a bellwether for virtual and augmented reality. For more than a decade, tech leaders have been hyping it as the next wave of computing after the smartphone. … But the road to deliver augmented reality has been littered with failures, false starts and disappointments, from Google Glass to Magic Leap and from Microsoft’s HoloLens to Meta’s Quest Pro. Apple is considered a potential savior because of its success combining new hardware and software to create revolutionary devices. Still, the challenges are daunting.

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