• Apple's next big launch may be internet satellites

    9 days ago - By TechRadar

    Apple's next big launch may be a literal one as the tech giant seemingly has an interest in internet-beaming satellites. The tech giant recently hired two executives who led space operations and satellite engineering at Google, according to "people familiar with the matter" speaking with Bloomberg . The ex-Googlers are set to join a new hardware team at Apple, led by Dropcam co-founder Greg Duffy. Duffy, by the way, is himself a former Alphabet employee thanks to Nest buying Dropcam in 2014. Duffy left to join Apple last year after reportedly clashing with Tony Fadell . Alphabet is the...
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  • Apple is reportedly looking to put broadband-beaming satellites into orbit

    Apple is reportedly looking to put broadband-beaming satellites into orbit

    9 days ago - By Macworld

    Apple has a new high-flying project in the works. According to Bloomberg , Apple is getting involved in launching satellites that would beam down broadband Internet access. Recently, Apple poached two Google satellite executives to form a new hardware team within the company. John Fenwick led Google's spacecraft operations and Michael Trela was head of satellite engineering. The report adds that Fenwick and Trela will now report to Greg Duffy, the Dropcam founder who joined Apple earlier this year. Presumably, they will be working on a secret project to design and develop Apple's own...
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  • Apple nabs two of Google's top satellite executives - CNET

    Apple nabs two of Google's top satellite executives - CNET

    9 days ago - By CNET

    The iPhone maker reportedly recruited them for a new hardware team.
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  • Apple fills new hardware team with ex-Google satellite execs

    Apple fills new hardware team with ex-Google satellite execs

    9 days ago - By Engadget

    Apple has hired two people with intriguing backgrounds in the field of satellite technology: John Fenwick, the former head of Google's spacecraft business, and Michael Trela, the ex-lead of Google's satellite engineering group. Bloomberg reports the...
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  • Apple appears to be interested in the satellite internet business

    Apple appears to be interested in the satellite internet business

    9 days ago - By The Verge

    Apple looks like it's staffing up an internal hardware team responsible for satellite internet delivery, according to a report from Bloomberg . The company just hired Alphabet's John Fenwick, who was Google's head of spacecraft operations, and Michael Trela, Fenwick's colleague and head of satellite engineering, to be part of a new team under Dropcam co-founder Greg Duffy. Apple hired Duffy, who himself left Alphabet in 2015 shortly after Nest acquired Dropcam, earlier this year for an undisclosed position.
    Apple is putting resources toward satellites and space
    It's unclear what exactly...
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  • Apple just nabbed two top Google executives to run a secret hardware team

    Apple just nabbed two top Google executives to run a secret hardware team

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Apple may be working on satellites.
    The company best known for the iPhone has hired two Google executives who were working on building satellites for the search giant, Bloomberg reported on Friday .
    John Fenwick and Michael Trela joined Apple in recent weeks from Google, and they'll report to Greg Duffy, who was the founder of Dropcam, which was bought by Alphabet-owned Nest.
    Duffy joined Apple earlier this year . The Information reported that he was leading "a special project at Apple that is operating like a startup within the company."
    Bloomberg suggests that Apple may be working on...
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