It became known about the departure from Apple of the last co-founder Siri Tom Gruber. This information the Cupertino Corporation confirmed to The Information.
Judging by the application, Gruber left by his own will and wants to have a good rest: he is reported to be planning to take photographs and “preserve the ocean”. Two other co-founders Siri left Apple a few years ago – according to rumors, they were dissatisfied with how the corporation uses voice assistant.
Moreover, Apple has also left Ved Prakash, the head of the search direction. He worked in the corporation since 2013, there is no information about the reasons for leaving.
Last week, Apple announced the merger of departments for the development of Siri and machine learning. Whether the departure of Gruber is related to this event is not known.
Apple bought a company to develop Siri in 2010. Assistant with artificial intelligence debuted in 2011 on the iPhone 4S smartphone.