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Daily News - 2nd of November 2016

What's new Microsoft Research releases Concept Graph to help computers conceptualize in a humanlike fashion Today, Microsoft Research is publicly releasing its effort to tackle just one of the problems plaguing natural language understanding — knowledge. The company believes that background knowledge is one of the key separators between the..

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Daily News - 1st of November 2016

What's new Twitter’s ‘muted words’ feature accidentally revealed Minutes after Twitter‘s ‘muted words’ feature was enabled, the company went and disabled it, sparking rumors that it was actually an accident. This new feature enabled account holders to block certain keywords and phrases from showing up on their feed. If the..

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Daily News - 31th of October 2016 & What happened…

What's new The stakes are rising in Google’s antitrust fight with Europe Over the next two weeks the technology giant will respond to the various antitrust allegations by the European Commission. They come in three buckets: that Google abuses the dominance of its Android operating system (to which it has..

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Top news this week, 24th-28th of October 2016

Important announcements Google buys eye-tracking VR tech Eyefluence, a startup that focuses on using eye tracking for augmented reality and virtual reality applications has announced in a blogpost that it is joining Google. Google is continuing work on a standalone headset that blends virtual and augmented reality. The device will..

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Daily News - 28th of October 2016

What's new New MacBook Pro can’t connect to your iPhone, iPad without a dongle or new cable Apple finally made the new Macbook Pro official. It comes with Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C ports and one 3.5mm audio jack (phew), but no Lightning port to connect iPhone and iPad devices with..

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Daily News - 27th of October 2016

What's new Facebook now lets verified users make money with sponsored posts Facebook is extending its branded content policy to allow users with verified profiles to rake in ad revenue from sponsored posts. However, this isn’t Instagram (aka the wild west of unregulated advertisements disguised as regular posts). Facebook has..

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Daily News - 26th of October 2016

What's new Microsoft makes its deep learning tools available to all The open-source Cognitive Toolkit will let anyone train their own AI. Formerly known as the CNTK, Microsoft says the beta version of the Cognitive Toolkit is not only faster than previous incarnations, but it is also beats out competing..

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Daily News - 25th of October 2016

What's new Google buys eye-tracking VR tech Eyefluence, a startup that focuses on using eye tracking for augmented reality and virtual reality applications has announced in a blogpost that it is joining Google. Google is continuing work on a standalone headset that blends virtual and augmented reality. The device will work..

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Daily News - 24th of October 2016 & What happened…

What's new Sweden bans camera drone flights In a ruling handed down by the Supreme Administrative Court in Sweden, the authorities have effectively banned camera drone flights, meaning that if your drone has a camera attached to it, as is the case with most drones, flying them in the country..

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Top news this week, 17th-21st of October 2016

Important announcements Facebook quietly signs EU’s Privacy Shield data treaty Social networking giant Facebook has agreed to adopt a new European Union (EU) data accord that allows personal information to be transferred to the US, potentially sparking yet another privacy row, the media reported. Privacy Shield, a replacement deal that..

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