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Sorry, Siri, Google Now is a personal assistant I'd hire in real life

Posted in Software on 27th Jun, 2012 10:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Google announced today that its new Google Now personal assistant feature is available on the latest version of its mobile operating system, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
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Why this decade will be the most innovative in history

Posted in Software on 27th Jun, 2012 10:24 PM
by AlexMuller
Many people believe that weve run out of ideas and that the future will be one of bleak shortages of food, energy, and water.
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Google computer works out how to spot cats

Posted in Software on 26th Jun, 2012 09:56 PM
by AlexMuller
A Google research team has trained a network of 1,000 computers wired up like a brain to recognise cats
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A Fingerprint Scanner That Can Capture Prints From 20 Feet Away

Posted in Software on 26th Jun, 2012 09:55 PM
by AlexMuller
Gaining access to your gym or office building could soon be as simple as waving a hand at the front door.
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Personal Assistant Battle Is Brewing As Evi Tries To Keep Pace With Siri

Posted in Software on 26th Jun, 2012 09:29 PM
by AlexMuller
It seems that Apple rivals are everywhere these days, and the world of personal assistant apps is no different.
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Apple Quietly Pulls Claims of Virus Immunity

Posted in Software on 25th Jun, 2012 04:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple has removed a statement from its messages on its website that Mac operating system X (OS X) isnt susceptible to viruses.
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Pirates dreams come true

Posted in Software on 24th Jun, 2012 06:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Boxopus pushes torrents to your Dropbox account
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Building block of a programmable neuromorphic substrate: a digital neurosynaptic core

Posted in Software on 23rd Jun, 2012 04:40 PM
by AlexMuller
IBM SyNAPSE team has fabricated a key building block of a modular neuromorphic architecture
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Everybody wants to be Pinterest

Posted in Software on 22nd Jun, 2012 06:47 AM
by AlexMuller
The new Bing image search: the Pinteresting of the internet continues
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Apple ordered to pay damages to Samsung by Dutch court

Posted in Software on 21st Jun, 2012 03:38 PM
by AlexMuller
Apple has been ordered to pay damages to rival Samsung Electronics by a court in the Netherlands.
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Windows Phone 8 in detail

Posted in Software on 21st Jun, 2012 02:58 AM
by AlexMuller
New Start Screen, multicore support, VoIP integration, NFC: Microsofts latest mobile operating system gets its grand unveiling
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DARPA asks:

Posted in Software on 18th Jun, 2012 01:30 PM
by AlexMuller
What tech from science fiction would you most like to see as science fact?
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Windows 8: Youll Absolutely Hate It At First

Posted in Software on 18th Jun, 2012 01:00 PM
by AlexMuller
Windows 8 is, without doubt, Microsofts most ambitious release in recent memory
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Inside Googles Plan to Build a Catalog of Every Single Thing, Ever

Posted in Software on 18th Jun, 2012 12:50 PM
by AlexMuller
Theres a lot more to Googles Knowledge Graph than might be apparent from what you see in a casual search.
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Robot baby learns language like a real infant

Posted in Software on 17th Jun, 2012 05:54 PM
by AlexMuller
A humanoid robot is helping a team of computer scientists map infants transition from meaningless babble to understanding words and eventually learning to talk.
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Googles New Brain Could Have a Big Impact

Posted in Software on 15th Jun, 2012 11:22 AM
by AlexMuller
The Knowledge Graph is rapidly learning about the world. It promises to transform more than just search.
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