Apple reportedly tried to poach two prime executives for Google’s Search– Ben Gomes and John Giannandrea– liable for introducing AI-features. Whereas Apple was profitable in hiring Giannandrea, who’s now taking good care of the AI and Apple’s Siri unit, a report by Bloomberg claims that Apple was unsuccessful in its try to rent Gomes. This info turned public from paperwork filed by the Division of Justice within the antitrust lawsuit towards Google.
Apparently, the paperwork do not point out when Apple was attempting to rent Gomes. As per the report by Bloomberg, “The subpoena demanded all paperwork beginning in Jan. 1, 2010, about makes an attempt to recruit staff from Google, Microsoft Corp.’s Bing, Yahoo! Inc. and DuckDuckGo “with experience or expertise in web search companies or search promoting, together with: John Giannandrea and Ben Gomes.”
Gomes joined Google in 1999 and have become one of many key engineers in Google’s Search division. Whereas Apple doesn’t have a search engine like Google, the try by Apple to rent Gomes signifies that Apple might have had plans to tackle Google search. Having stated that, Apple does present search companies when individuals use Siri.
The report additional added, “Whereas the Justice Division’s go well with is centered on Google, Apple has been linked to the case. The division accused the rivals as working as “one firm” of their search partnership.”