Inclusion and Diversity, Kaby rumours, Nokia role, Groups

Apple HR head Denise Young Smith takes up new role as VP for ‘Inclusion and Diversity’ — Apple’s human resources leader – Denise Young Smith – has taken up a new role within the company as its VP for Inclusion and Diversity, according to her LinkedIn profile. The profile still lists her as in charge of HR as well, and in fact the new title isn’t reflected on Apple’s executive bios page. Apple is likely to correct the information in the near future.

More rumours Macs will get Kaby Like — Apple plans to announce upgraded Mac notebooks with Kaby Lake processors at WWDC 2017, a ‘report’ [rumour] claims. Regular readers will know we’ve been expecting Apple to migrate to the new chip, but Intel has only just begun shipping suitable processors, hence the delay.
At the high end, Kaby Lake MacBook Pro models will be able to handle anything the most demanding user wants to throw at them. They will also like it that the Touchbar on the MacBook Pro is a real productivity boost.

Nokia predicted to play an important role in Apple’s datacenters after patent dispute settlement — In the terms of their new patent dispute resolution, Nokia revealed it will be providing network infrastructure products to Apple – a partnership that one Wall Street analysts could see Nokia significantly grow its IP router business by supplying Apple’s datacenters.

GroupsPro for macOS simplifies the creation, organization of groups of contacts — Demodi’s GroupsPro 1.0 is a contacts and groups organiser that makes it easy to create and organise groups of contacts and create mailing lists. And it allows users to manage their contacts, contact groups, and create mailing lists for mass emails too.