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Half of revenue generated by apps goes to just 25 developers

Posted in Software on 5th Dec, 2012 09:24 PM
by AlexMuller
Even though Apple and Google app stores offer more than 1.4 million apps combined, just 25 U.S. developers generate half of the revenue from app sales
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Most complex artificial brain ever passes IQ tests

Posted in Software on 2nd Dec, 2012 09:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Even though the IQ tests are the most basic ones, the news that an artificial brain can tackle them might give some people pause.
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Waterloo researchers create largest functioning model of the brain

Posted in Software on 1st Dec, 2012 07:45 PM
by AlexMuller
The purpose is to help scientists understand how the complex activity of the brain gives rise to the complex behavior exhibited by animals, including humans.
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Moral machines

Posted in Software on 30th Nov, 2012 12:33 AM
by AlexMuller
Within two or three decades the difference between automated driving and human driving will be so great you may not be legally allowed to drive your own car
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Risk of robot uprising wiping out human race to be studied

Posted in Software on 26th Nov, 2012 08:13 PM
by AlexMuller
Cambridge researchers are to assess whether technology could end up destroying human civilisation.
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Google Maps has indoor floor plans of airports and malls available on Android and Desktops

Posted in Software on 25th Nov, 2012 10:11 PM
by AlexMuller
Indoor floor plans are now available on Google Maps for your desktop
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EyeSee store mannequins gather intelligence on shoppers

Posted in Software on 24th Nov, 2012 09:33 PM
by AlexMuller
Italian display form company Almax has recently introduced its EyeSee line of mannequins, that are equipped with cameras and microprocessors in their heads.
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Scientists See Promise in Deep Learning Programs

Posted in Software on 24th Nov, 2012 09:31 PM
by AlexMuller
Using an artificial intelligence technique inspired by how the brain recognizes patterns, technology companies are reporting startling gains in fields such as computer vision
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Memory formation could help to develop artificial cognitive computers

Posted in Software on 22nd Nov, 2012 10:13 PM
by AlexMuller
A primitive structure buried in the center of the brain, called the hippocampus, is a pivotal region of memory formation.
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Simulated Brain Ramps Up To Include 100 Trillion Synapses

Posted in Software on 21st Nov, 2012 07:17 PM
by AlexMuller
IBM is developing a cognitive computing program under a DARPA program and just hit a major high
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4G tests reveal patchy urban coverage

Posted in Software on 20th Nov, 2012 08:05 PM
by AlexMuller
The first large scale test of a new 4G network has indicated less than half of Manchester city centre is able to take advantage of its high speeds.
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Siri and Apple Maps are making a move to Mac OS X

Posted in Software on 19th Nov, 2012 09:54 PM
by AlexMuller
Two major, yet controversial, features from iOS could be making their way to the OS X desktop operating system.
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Ridiculous: Apple granted patent for artificially turning book pages

Posted in Software on 18th Nov, 2012 10:46 PM
by AlexMuller
The U.S. Patent Office recently granted Apple a patent for the functionality of turning a page on an ereader application.
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Technology that helps the aged stay home

Posted in Software on 17th Nov, 2012 05:36 PM
by AlexMuller
A more cost effective, practical solution than robots, for now
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+6

Android dominates in China with 90% of the market

Posted in Software on 17th Nov, 2012 05:29 PM
by AlexMuller
As an OS, Android has an iron grip on the Chinese smartphone market.
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Teaching robots new tricks without programming

Posted in Software on 15th Nov, 2012 08:24 PM
by AlexMuller
When it comes to understanding our world, robots are stupid. Like computers, robots only do what we program them to do.
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+6

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