“The current structure contributes to software bugs and slow product development, the people said. Bringing the teams together at a single, dedicated campus is designed to improve growth of the services business and fight competition from Google and Amazon, the people added,” Gurman reports. “While many Apple executives want to relocate their teams to the new campus, Cue thinks unifying at the old campus is a suitable way to improve his organization, one of the people said.”
“Apple is also reorganizing its cloud computing resources to bolster its services business,” Gurman reports. “The company is moving its infrastructure — things like software to process Siri queries and Apple Music downloads — onto a single, Apple-made system, according to people familiar with the matter. Code-named Pie, the platform gives Apple more control and may speed up load times.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Personally, we’d rather be together as one team in historic 1 Infinite Loop than shoehorned into the new doughnut with its “bench seating, long work tables, and open cubicles.” We expect it’ll be nice, but it sure sounds like shit.
Here’s to much-needed unification and marked improvement of Apple’s Internet Software and Services!