Category: Software

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Apple bans developers from creating, selling user Contacts databases

June 13, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Apple is trying to make it harder for developers to abuse users’ information collected through apps. According to a report from Bloomberg, Apple updated its App Store Review Guidelines last week with more detailed rules on what developers can do […]

Applications, Data Center, Infrastructure, Software, Tech

How AI Can Combat Labor Displacement

June 11, 2018

Via: InformationWeek

Artificial intelligence just might be as much a prevention or cure for job loss as a cause. As artificial intelligence enters all aspects of our everyday lives, we must contend with the potential social, economic, and managerial consequences of large-scale […]

Software, Tech

Yahoo Messenger is shutting down on July 17, redirects users to group messaging app Squirrel

June 8, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

It’s the end of an era for Yahoo Messenger, one of the first instant messaging apps on the market that introd. Today, Oath (which also owns TechCrunch) announced that it would be winding down the service on July 17 as […]

Software, Tech

Microsoft promises to keep GitHub independent and open

June 4, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Microsoft today announced its plans to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion in stock. Unsurprisingly, that sent a few shock waves through the developer community, which still often eyes Microsoft with considerable unease. During a conference call this morning, Microsoft CEO […]

Networking, Software, Tech

The Failure of GE’s Digital Transformation

May 24, 2018

Via: Fortune

It is painful, but necessary, to read about failure in business. By any measure the decline of General Electric these past months is an epic fail for the ages. Fortune’s Geoff Colvin should know. He repeatedly profiled the storied industrial […]

Hardware, Software, Tech

Google goes all-in on artificial intelligence, renames research division Google AI

May 8, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

With Google’s I/O developer conference kicking off later today, Google is setting the scene for what it expects to be one of the big themes of the event: artificial intelligence. Today, the company rebranded the whole of its Google Research […]

Hardware, Software, Tech

White House will host tech industry for AI summit on Thursday

May 8, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Artificial intelligence has been a mainstay of the conversation in Silicon Valley these past few years, and now the technology is increasingly being discussed in policy circles in DC. Washington types see opportunities for AI to improve efficiency and increase […]

Big Data, Software, Tech

As Kubernetes grows, a startup ecosystem develops in its wake

May 7, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Kubernetes, the open source container orchestration tool, came out of Google several years ago and has gained traction amazingly fast. With each step in its growth, it has created opportunities for companies to develop businesses on top of the open […]

Software, Tech

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Government

May 1, 2018

Via: Government Executive

A goal of many public administrators—to create reliable, repeatable administrative processes—parallels nicely with the promise of artificial intelligence in that AI can improve performance and consistency of public services. But as Tom Davenport and Julia Kirby observe about AI in […]

Software, Tech

Apple releases iOS 11.3.1 alongside security updates for macOS 10.13.4

April 25, 2018

Via: ArsTechnica

Today, Apple released small software updates for iPhones, iPads, and Macs: iOS 11.3.1 for the mobile devices, and a security update to the already-released macOS 10.13.4 for Macs. At just over 49 megabytes, iOS 11.3.1 is a minor update that […]