Apple stops letting contractors listen to Siri voice recordings and will offer opt-out later

3rd August 2019

Apple has said that it will temporarily suspend its practice of using human contractors to grade snippets of Siri voice recordings for accuracy. The move follows a report in The Guardian where a former worker detailed the program, claiming that contractors “regularly hear confidential medical information, drug deals, and recordings of couples having sex” as part of their job. “We are committed to delivering a great Siri experience while protecting…

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Verizon’s unveils cheaper unlimited smartphone plans that lets each family member choose their own

3rd August 2019

Verizon Wireless has announced a new set of unlimited “mix and max” wireless pricing plans that that will let you, your spouse and your kids potentially each choose your own plan. Each family member may have to do a little bit of work to sort through the details and determine just which plan might make the most sense for them. The new plans, which start at $70 monthly for a…

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