Apple fires hundreds of contractors hired to listened to Siri recordings

[ad_1] More contractors throughout Europe may have been let go. As The Guardian reports, many are upset that Apple fired so many people with just one week’s notice. Even those who were concerned with the program’s ethical implications expressed their frustration. Apple previously promised that “as part of a future software update, users will have […]

Apple fires hundreds of contractors hired to listened to Siri recordings

[ad_1] More contractors throughout Europe may have been let go. As The Guardian reports, many are upset that Apple fired so many people with just one week’s notice. Even those who were concerned with the program’s ethical implications expressed their frustration. Apple previously promised that “as part of a future software update, users will have […]

Microsoft contractors listened to what people told their Xbox consoles

[ad_1] According to the contractors Motherboard spoke to, this has been going on since before Cortana arrived on the scene. Motherboard’s sources said they listened to audio when Xbox could be controlled via voice commands with the Kinect system. Microsoft removed Cortana from the Xbox in July, but the voice assistant can control the console […]