Apple shifts hardware professionals as mysterious contemporary project looms

It is unclear what project Dan Riccio shall be engaged on

Dan Riccio

Dan Riccio, who has labored as Apple’s senior vice-president of engineering since 2012, is stepping lend a hand from leading Apple’s hardware division.

In a contemporary press start, Apple confirmed that Riccio is engaged on a mysterious “contemporary project” and will continue to story straight to Tim Cook dinner, its CEO. Riccio has labored on several valuable projects, including Apple’s ARM-essentially based thoroughly mostly M1 processor, the AirPods Max, the iPhone 12 and even the conventional iMac.

“Working at Apple has been the chance of a lifetime, spent making the world’s simplest products with basically the most proficient of us you would take into consideration,” said Riccio in a contemporary press start.

“After 23 years of leading our Product Originate or Hardware Engineering groups — culminating with our largest and most daring product twelve months ever — it’s the lawful time for a trade. Subsequent up, I’m expecting doing what I fancy most — focusing all my time and vitality at Apple on creating something contemporary and ideal that I couldn’t be extra contemplating.”

It’s unclear what this contemporary initiative is, nonetheless there’s a possibility it may maybe perhaps most likely maybe show to contemporary rumours surrounding Apple’s long-rumoured AR/VR glasses or perhaps its electric vehicle project.

John Ternus will expend on Riccio’s dilapidated role of senior vice-president of engineering. Ternus has served as Apple’s VP of hardware engineering since 2013 and played a prime role within the start of the first iPad and, extra currently, the first-generation AirPods.

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