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Tim Cook promises AI breakthroughs in Apple shareholder meeting — as AI ethics report shot down

The AI train is going full steam ahead by the looks of things, and there seems to be nothing that can stop its wheels from rolling over concerns from AI detractors and doubters. In Apple’s annual shareholders meeting, not only did Tim Cook talk up the firm's AI research, but shareholders summarily killed off a proposal to investigate AI ethics and write up a report.While we have some time to wait until Apple shows us what its next big AI product is going to look like, Cook seems excited to share with the world that it’s…

apple ai plans tim cook: Apple to disclose AI plans later this year: CEO Tim Cook

Apple plans to disclose more about its plans to put generative artificial intelligence to use later this year, chief executive officer Tim Cook said during the company's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday.Cook said that the iPhone maker sees "incredible breakthrough potential for generative AI, which is why we're currently investing significantly in this area. We believe that will unlock transformative opportunities for users when it comes to productivity, problem solving and more."Elevate Your Tech Prowess with…

Apple Watch owner credits Apple Watch with helping him understand how mental health affects his body, emails Tim Cook to thank him

The Apple Watch has been credited with saving more than a few lives over the years and in many and varied ways. The atrial fibrillation alerts have given people warnings of an unknown health condition while high or low heart rate alerts have been credited with helping people become aware of problems even when they didn't have any symptoms. Other times, Apple Watches have used their Fall Detection and Crash Detection features to help people get the help that they need even when they didn't have the capacity to do it for…

Cook This: Three Caribbean recipes from East Winds

Breadcrumb Trail LinksLifeEating & DrinkingCultureBooksWriter and documentary maker Riaz Phillips shares recipes from the lesser-known reaches of the Caribbean and the histories behind them Get the latest from Laura Brehaut straight to your inbox Sign Up Published Feb 16, 2024  •  Last updated 12 minutes ago  •  12 minute read Clockwise from top left: author Riaz Phillips, brown stew chicken, tomato choka and murtani, and corn soup. PHOTOS BY CAITLIN ISOLA AND RIAZ PHILLIPSReviews and recommendations are unbiased…

Apple Vision Pro is getting one of the best VR games of all time — get ready to cook hotdogs, fix cars, and more in Apple’s mixed…

Just as the Apple Vision Pro's App Store reaches the 1,000 apps milestone, there are more announcements for extra games that users can enjoy. In this case, it's some of the best VR games ever put on screen mere inches from your face — Owlchemy Labs' excellent Job Simulator and Vacation Simulator.Revealed in a signup page for a Unity creator roundtable (and spotted by UploadVR) designed to show developers how to bring their apps to visionOS and Vision Pro, there's a small note that says, "Hear how Owlchemy Studios brought…

Despite Blood Oxygen ban, Apple Watch is still saving lives — Tim Cook thanks couple for story of South Carolina man saved by heart rate…

Despite some light legal trouble that recently saw the Apple Watch line’s blood oxygen technology removed from new devices, they are still saving lives. The latest is a gentleman from Summerville South Carolina, Jeff Priest.According to Post and Courier, Priest initially “thought there was something wrong with watch” when it started buzzing at him about heart issues that he didn’t feel. Eventually, however, his wife Ellen told him to head to the doctor for a checkup — something which ultimately saved his life.Apple…

Cook This: Three recipes from Better Cooking

Breadcrumb Trail LinksLifeEating & DrinkingCultureBooksIn her third book, Alice Zaslavsky shares skills in the hopes of building kitchen confidence Get the latest from Laura Brehaut straight to your inbox Sign Up Published Feb 09, 2024  •  Last updated 5 minutes ago  •  14 minute read Clockwise from top left: author Alice Zaslavsky, loaded potato latkes, fennel and citrus salad with smoky green onion dressing, and cauli almond ajo blanco. PHOTOS BY BEN DEARNLEYReviews and recommendations are unbiased and products…

Usher, lost and found in Vegas: Tim Cook gives wonderfully wooden YouTube performance in Super Bowl teasers

It’s been said that when the Welsh actor Richard Burton, the Shakespearean actor who some say was the greatest actor of his generation, read from a telephone book, he could make such mundane material sound like “Hamlet.” That’s how great his acting and performance skills were.I don’t believe Tim Cook, the Apple CEO and now, apparently, part-time actor, hails from the same school of acting as Burton. But if you’re interested in seeing Cook’s dramatic and comedic skills in action, so to speak, you can see him in two…

Apple defeats lawsuit claiming it overpaid CEO Tim Cook, others

A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit accusing Apple of overpaying Chief Executive Tim Cook and other top executives by tens of millions of dollars by miscalculating the value of performance-based stock awards.U.S. District Judge Jennifer Rochon in Manhattan said the iPhone maker described its pay methods in detailed compensation tables in its 2023 proxy statement, "precisely" as securities laws and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rules require. Rochon also found no proof that Apple's board of…