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Apple acquires Intrinsity and Siri

The New York Times has confirmed that Apple has acquired Intrinsity, a semiconductor maker. The NYT estimates that Apple paid $121 million to acquire Intrinsity. This is the second semiconductor company that Apple acquired after P.A. Semi in 2008. Apple paid $278 million for it. The Loop reported that Apple has acquired Siri. Siri provide a mobile personal assistance app ...

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Apple announced WWDC 2010 date: 7 to 11 June

Apple has announced today that this year’s World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) will be between 7-11 June 2010 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The conference will include development sessions for the Mac, iPhone and for the first time, the iPad. From the press release: “This year’s WWDC offers developers in-depth sessions and hands-on working labs to learn more ...

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Video: iPad Restaurant Point of Sale

Lecere, a company specialized in restaurant management software, has released the following video demonstrating their restaurant POS (point of sale) system on an Apple iPad. According to Lecere’s CEO, the initial price of these systems (an iPad with printers) will cost less than $2,000 compared to a typical POS system which start at $20,000. Via TUAW. Arabic version of this ...

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iTunes 9.1.1

Apple has released iTunes 9.1.1. The update includes the following fixes: • Addresses several stability issues with VoiceOver • Addresses a usability issue with VoiceOver and Genius Mixes • Addresses issues with converting songs to 128 kbps AAC while syncing • Addresses other issues that improve stability and performance The update is available for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows. ...

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