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IBMs Watson supercomputer goes to university

Posted in Software on 3rd Feb, 2013 01:18 AM
by AlexMuller
Not only will Watson be the object of Artificial Intelligence (AI) research, but it will also (virtually) attend courses in English and math to hone its analytic skills.
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Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie release date tipped for Google I/O in May

Posted in Software on 2nd Feb, 2013 01:27 AM
by AlexMuller
The Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie release date will see the next gen OS unveiled in Q2
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Artificial pancreas and algorithm improve treatment for type 1 diabetes

Posted in Software on 30th Jan, 2013 11:50 PM
by AlexMuller
The artificial pancreas is an automated system that simulates the pancreas by adapting insulin delivery based on changes in glucose levels.
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+11

US phone unlocking deadline set to expire

Posted in Software on 28th Jan, 2013 01:15 AM
by AlexMuller
Americans will have to get permission to unlock their smartphone so it runs on more than one mobile network.
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New project aims to upload a honey bee brain into a flying insectobot by 2015

Posted in Software on 28th Jan, 2013 01:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists are hoping to create the first accurate computer simulation of a honey bee brain, and then upload it into an autonomous flying robot.
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Billion euro brain simulation and graphene projects win European funds

Posted in Software on 24th Jan, 2013 09:59 PM
by AlexMuller
The Human Brain Project, led by neuroscientist Henry Markram, plans to simulate the human brain in a supercomputer.
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Apple IPhone Business May Have Lost Steam

Posted in Software on 20th Jan, 2013 11:13 PM
by AlexMuller
6 years later and the Galaxy S III has outsold the iPhone 5 and Apple has not been able to duplicate its iPhone successes in other parts of the world
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Will a robot take your kids job?

Posted in Software on 20th Jan, 2013 11:10 PM
by AlexMuller
A troubling new study suggests technology will mean downward mobility, especially for the young.
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Google wants to replace your password with an electronic ring or USB drive

Posted in Software on 19th Jan, 2013 11:23 PM
by AlexMuller
If Google has its way, you could soon use an electronic ring rather than a password to login to websites.
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Apple wants to make Siri more conversational

Posted in Software on 18th Jan, 2013 11:29 PM
by AlexMuller
While plenty has been said about the often sassy voice assistant feature, Siri, the technology giant thinks it can do even better, according to a recent job posting.
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A real life holodeck in 10 years?

Posted in Software on 18th Jan, 2013 11:23 PM
by AlexMuller
Predictions for what is possible within the next 10 years include a functioning holodeck (as in Star Trek) into which holographic images are displayed
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Five innovations that will define tech in 2013

Posted in Software on 13th Jan, 2013 12:03 AM
by AlexMuller
Last year I predicted that social media would lose its sizzle. Since then, the bubble has burst for companies such as Facebook, Zynga and Groupon.
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After Maps block, Google now forbids Windows Phone users from viewing videos directly from YouTube

Posted in Software on 12th Jan, 2013 11:56 PM
by AlexMuller
More redirect problems as Google alters Mobile YouTube for Windows Phone
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PC makers bet on gaze, gesture, voice, and touch

Posted in Software on 12th Jan, 2013 12:02 AM
by AlexMuller
Products that could control a computer, TV, or something else using eye gaze, gesture, voice, and even facial expression were launched at the Consumer Electronics Show
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Three ways Android is kicking the iPhone 5 to the curb

Posted in Software on 12th Jan, 2013 12:00 AM
by AlexMuller
What would I recommend for anyone under 40? Definitely one of these new breed of five inch Android phones.
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Why You Shouldnt Be Too Quick to Cheer Self Driving Cars

Posted in Software on 11th Jan, 2013 11:58 PM
by AlexMuller
From Audi to Lexus to Ford, the worlds largest car companies are beginning to follow Googles lead in an effort to produce cars smart enough to drive themselves.
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