Week 97 – NR – Essential Phone, Nest Cam IQ, Apple Tidbits
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This is our News Roundup episode for the week. Our three topics this time around were the Essential Phone and related products and services announced by Android creator Andy Rubin; the Nest Cam IQ announced by Nest; and a set of minor news items regarding Apple, including a report from late last week about a dedicated AI chip, another that manufacturing has begun on Apple’s home speaker; and two press releases from Apple around Swift Playgrounds and $70 billion paid out to developers cumulatively. As always, you’ll find links to these stories and other things we discussed below. News stories we covered (Tech Narratives links unless otherwise noted): Essential Phone: https://www.technarratives.com/2017/05/30/★-andy-rubins-essential-announces-yet-another-phone-claiming-to-change-the-market/ Nest Cam IQ: https://www.technarratives.com/2017/05/31/nest-launches-smarter-security-camera-for-inside-homes/ Apple AI Chip: https://www.technarratives.com/2017/05/26/★-apple-is-developing-a-dedicated-ai-chip/ Apple Siri…