Apple Wants to Combine Mac and iOS Apps. Can it Succeed Where Microsoft Failed?

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Apple wants to combine its iPhone, iPad, and macOS applications and give developers a way to write apps that scale across all three product families. It’s a good idea, but a risky one.

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Nvidia Goes All in for AI With New Volta Architecture

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Nvidia has been working to make its GPUs increasingly friendly to AI applications, but its new Volta architecture takes that to a much higher level with a newly designed Tensor Core.

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Artificial intelligence can be as sexist as humans

Artificial intelligence has come a long way in recent years, and algorithms with machine-learning applications are proving skillful at things like playing poker, lip-reading, and, unfortunately, being biased.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/17/artificial-intelligence-can-be-as-sexist-as-humans.html

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Is Salesforce Getting Serious About the Back Office?


Even as Salesforce aggressively seeks to consolidate its position as the leader of cloud-based front-office applications via a series of acquisitions, it is possible that 2017 could be the year the company uses some of the same purchases to make a strategic move. Salesforce soon may become a major player in the back-office financial management and ERP market as well. Speculation that Salesforce might expand its offerings to address the back-office needs of its corporate customers has been plentiful for a long time.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84288.html?rss=1

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Adobe bets on Chromebooks for education with slew of mobile apps

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Despite the popularity of Chromebooks, they have suffered from a lack of first-class applications. Now, Adobe is leveraging Google’s new Android on Chromebook effort to bring some of its top mobile applications on board.

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Apple Partners With SAP for Mobile App Dev


Apple and SAP last week announced an agreement to create applications for the iPhone and iPad using SAP’s HANA data management platform as well as an iOS software development kit and training academy for outside developers and customers. The move marks Apple’s latest attempt to break through to the enterprise market and comes at a challenging time for the iPhone and sluggish sales for the tablet category across the industry. The deal will transform how the iPhone and iPad are used in the enterprise world, Apple CEO Tim Cook said.

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GoDaddy Offers Small Businesses a Place in the Cloud


GoDaddy on Monday launched a pay-as-you-go cloud platform along with applications powered by Bitnami. The tools, Cloud Servers and Cloud Applications, are designed to help small businesses — individual devs, tech entrepreneurs and IT professionals — quickly build, test and scale cloud solutions. Provisioning takes 54 seconds or less, GoDaddy said. Bitnami is a library for open source server application deployments, and the partnership will provide users with one-click installation for CRM, CMS and e-commerce applications.

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Apple's Photos apps for iOS 10 & OS X 10.12 to restore iPhoto editing features – report

Article Image Apple is said to be planning big changes in its Photos applications for both iOS 10 and OS X 10.12, more closely aligning the capabilities of the iPhone and Mac apps, and also restoring some absent functionality that was previously found in iPhoto.

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IBM brings Apple's Swift to the cloud, simplifying enterprise app development

Article Image Thanks to new tools from IBM, developers will be able to write and run applications entirely in the cloud using Apple’s Swift programming language.

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Samsung Answers Android Ad-Blocking Call


Samsung on Sunday released a version of its mobile browser that supports applications that block advertising on Web pages. The browser upgrade can be applied to devices running Android Lollipop and higher. Apple released similar support for the Safari mobile browser last year, but this is the first time a major maker of Android hardware has supported ad blocking. Within hours of the announcement, two ad-block app makers, Crystal and Adblock Fast, had already released versions of their software for the Samsung browser.

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Apple trademark filings hint at more live Beats radio stations

Article Image Beats 1 was just the beginning, new trademark applications from Apple suggest, with four more live streaming radio stations potentially on the way.

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Rumor: 'AirPods' trademark filings point to Apple wireless headphones

Article Image Multiple international trademark applications for an “AIRPODS” audio accessory, filed by what appears to be a shell company, suggest Apple might be working to bring a wireless version of its EarPods headphones to market.

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Apple removes malicious apps after security breach

Apple Inc. has removed some applications from its App Store after developers in China were tricked into using software tools that added malicious code in an unusual security breach.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/21/apple-removes-malicious-apps-after-security-breach/

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Apple inventions hint at next-level iOS geofencing features

A pair of Apple patent applications published Thursday point to ongoing research in mobile device location sharing, one being an augmentation of existing iOS geofencing technology, and another detailing an entirely new form of indoor request-and-answer location notifications reliant on node-based triangulation.



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Apple invents adaptive eye-tracking 3D display, highly portable cellular hotspot

A pair of Apple patent applications published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday describe a display capable of displaying 2D and 3D images at the same time and a portable cellular hotpot with a unique cylindrical design.



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ExtremeTalk: Windows 10 mobile can run iOS, Android apps — do you care?

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Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 mobile will also run Android and iOS applications, but is that enough to convert any users from other platforms?

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Apple and IBM unveil 8 new MobileFirst iOS apps, new healthcare and industrial products categories

As part of mobile applications and services initiative MobileFirst, Apple and IBM on Tuesday released eight new iOS apps serving various enterprises, adding new services for the healthcare and industrial products segments.



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Apple asks developers to submit WatchKit apps for fast approaching Apple Watch launch

Apple on Tuesday issued a notice to its development community, asking for applications based on the new WatchKit tools for Apple Watch to be submitted to the App Store.



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Microsoft can’t make up its mind, rebrands Universal applications as Windows apps

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Microsoft has decided that new applications developed for its Windows 10 platform will be known as “Windows 10 apps,” while old software built for desktops and laptops will be “Windows desktop applications.” We pine for Metro branding.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/202167-microsoft-cant-make-up-its-mind-rebrands-universal-applications-as-windows-apps

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