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Apple hires satellite experts for unnamed project - report

Monday 24 April 2017 | 13:26 CET | News
Apple has hired two Google satellite executives for a new, as yet unnamed hardware team, according to sources cited by Bloomberg. John Fenwick, who led Google's spacecraft operations, and Michael Trela, head of satellite engineering, joined Apple in recent weeks and are currently working under Greg Duffy, co-founder of Google-owned Dropcam, who joined the iPhone maker in January, said the report. Apple declined to comment on the hirings but the report suggests Fenwick and Trela may have been brought in to work on image collecting or communications satellites.

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