Hands On With Adobe Lightroom CC, New Photoshop

Adobe Lightroom CC 1.0 user interface

Adobe has not only upped the ante with new features in Lightroom and Photoshop, but has introduced an entire new cloud-first version of Lightroom for those for whom cross-platform editing is more important than sheer features.

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Microsoft Introduces Surface Book 2 With GTX 1050, 1060 Options

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Microsoft has introduced a new version of its Surface Book 2, with more powerful GPUs and new Intel processors.

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The Vision Thing


Salesforce earlier this year introduced its Einstein Vision capability, an idea with a lot of promise but not a great deal of precedent. Who had applications that could see, and how would this be used? For decades, we’ve been content with scanning documents and analyzing them with optical character recognition tools, or we’ve used bar codes and QR codes — but it all came down to recognizing simple symbols. Suddenly there was something much closer to human reading that needed explaining — visual search.

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What's Up With Google Docs


Google on Wednesday introduced a number of collaborative features to its office productivity tools. The latest versions of Google Docs, Sheets and Slides will include new editing functionality that will enable office teams to work together in real time on the most up-to-date versions of their files. The new features will ensure that every collaborator is working on the same document, explained Birkan Icacan, product manager for Google Docs. Changes to the documents can be made not only via a desktop, as was possible with previous versions of the software, but also via Android and iOS mobile devices.

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Microsoft unveils tiny new Xbox wireless adapter for Windows 10

Microsoft also introduced three fresh color options this week for its Xbox Wireless Controller: Green/Grey, ‘Patrol Tech Special Edition,’ and ‘Volcano Shadow Special Edition.’

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NASA just showed off its 12 newest astronauts that will venture into deep space

HOUSTON — NASA introduced 12 new astronauts on Wednesday (June 7), who will train for missions into Earth orbit and to deep space.

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Amazon Courts Low-Income Customers With Deep Prime Discount


Amazon has introduced a Prime membership priced at $5.99 monthly for people on government assistance who have a valid EBT card. A Prime membership ordinarily costs $10.99 per month, or $99 per year. The EBT card is used to disburse funds for a variety of government assistance programs, including TANF, SNAP and WIC. Consumers have to qualify for the discount program every 12 months, and may take advantage of it for up to four years. Prime offers unlimited fast, free two-day shipping on more than 50 million eligible items, and other benefits.

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Genesys Launches G-Nine CX Framework


Genesys on Monday introduced G-Nine. “Think of G-Nine as the Genesys innovation framework that guides many aspects of our business — product strategy being one of those,” said Genesys CMO Merijn te Booij. “Within the G-Nine innovation framework, we have defined our themes related to technology and consumer trends that we’ll focus on in the next two years,” he said. Included in G-Nine’s initial rollout are smart app automation, asynchronous messaging, next-generation engagement, and more.

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Google Swipes at Nvidia With Learning-Capable Cloud TPU

Google introduced a powerful AI processor called the Cloud TPU, with 180 teraflops of performance.

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IDG's New Pipeline Activator Aims to Get Sales Timing Right


IDG has introduced Pipeline Activator, a global subscription-based service pinpointing verified projects and active sales prospects for those selling to enterprise IT. Pipeline Activator, the latest addition to IDG’s ABM360 suite of account-based marketing services, provides sales and marketing teams with detailed insights on target companies actively researching products and services for purchase. IDG identifies and validates nearly 250,000 active projects a year across companies worldwide.

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AWS Unveils Chime Conferencing Service


AWS on Tuesday introduced Amazon Chime, a cloud-based unified communications offering that lets users engage in high-quality audio and HD video meetings across Windows and Mac desktops, and iOS and Android mobile devices. Companies just have to download the app; they don’t need to make upfront investments in hardware or software. Users can switch seamlessly between desktop and mobile apps as needed, even in mid-conference. Participants click a button on the Chime app to join a meeting instead of dialing a number then entering a PIN.

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Bill Bolsters Legal Efforts of Wells Fargo Fraud Victims


U.S. lawmakers have introduced legislation to stop Wells Fargo from enforcing arbitration agreements with victims of fraud it perpetrated against them. Sen. Sherrod Brown, the ranking member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, and Rep. Brad Sherman, a member of the House Financial Services Committee, introduced the Justice for Victims of Fraud Act of 2016 in their respective chambers. The bill complements an oversight rule prohibiting mandatory arbitration clauses, which the CFPB proposed this spring.

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AWS Announces AI, Hybrid Cloud Innovations


Amazon Web Services this week introduced a new set of technologies designed to pull the artificial intelligence expertise developed for its core retail business into the cloud, while expanding its hybrid cloud technologies into the field, where data services can use the IoT to access connected devices. AWS CEO Andy Jassy unveiled the new lineup of services at the company’s annual re:Invent conference, which drew a massive 32,000 attendees this year, demonstrating the rapid growth of Amazon’s increasingly important cloud services business.

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How to Check iPhone 6s for Battery Shutdown Problem

Apple has introduced a new tool to help iPhone 6s owners find out if their phones are eligible for a program designed to address recent battery issues.

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Apple is now officially a dongle company that happens to make smartphones and computers (Updated)

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Apple may have introduced new MacBook Pros last week, but 2016 — and most of the past few years, if we’re being honest — have been all about the dongles.

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Apple is now officially a dongle company that happens to make smartphones and computers

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Apple may have introduced new MacBook Pros last week, but 2016 — and most of the past few years, if we’re being honest — have been all about the dongles.

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Snapchat unveils $129 sunglasses that can record video in 10-second snippets

In an unexpected if not utterly bizarre move, Snapchat over the weekend introduced a new piece of Snapchat-oriented hardware: Snapchat glasses.

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New Apple AirPods: What You Need to Know

The strangest products introduced by Apple today at its glitzy San Francisco media event were the AirPods, a pair of wireless earbuds that aren’t connected to each other by a cord.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/07/new-apple-airpods-what-need-to-know.html

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Musk Plots Out Tesla's Next 10 Years


Elon Musk on Wednesday introduced a second master plan for Tesla, a follow-up to the vision he shared 10 years ago. The original master plan is now in the final stages of execution, he said. The refresh sketches out a multiyear, four-pronged strategy that is about more than vehicles. Musk also plans to advance an integrated solar-roof-with-battery product, create a ride-sharing program, and further develop the Tesla autopilot technology. Investors seemed unimpressed — Tesla stock fell Thursday following the announcement.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83727.html?rss=1

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