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Daily News – 12th of October 2016

What’s new Yahoo makes it difficult to leave its service by disabling automatic email forwarding Following Yahoo’s September announcement of a data breach affecting 500 million user accounts, the company has made it more difficult for Yahoo Mail users to transition to another email service. At the beginning of October, Yahoo disabled an email forwarding…

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Daily News – 11th of October 2016

What’s new Facebook launches intra-office ‘Workplace’ network For almost two years now, Facebook has been beta testing a version of its social network specifically for the office. Now it’s finally available to the masses. The service works almost exactly like regular Facebook, but instead of interacting with a network of friends and family, Workplace users…

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Top news this week, 3rd-7th of Ocotber 2016

Important announcements Samsung makes a major move into the AI assistant space The company confirmed it has agreed to terms with Viv, an AI assistant co-founded by Siri’s creators. What makes Viv unique among today’s voice assistant is that it’s designed to work across apps and services. The assistant also allows for more conversational queries…

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Daily News – 7th of October 2016

What’s new Facebook announces social VR concepts, cheaper standalone VR headset, and a lot more at Oculus Connect Mark Zuckerberg showed off the firm’s first attempt at social software for the Oculus Rift headset at the Oculus Connect conference in San Francisco. The new software allows people to join the same virtual space, and do…

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Daily News – 6th of October 2016

What’s new Samsung makes a major move into the AI assistant space The company confirmed it has agreed to terms with Viv, an AI assistant co-founded by Siri’s creators. What makes Viv unique among today’s voice assistant is that it’s designed to work across apps and services. The assistant also allows for more conversational queries…

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Daily News – 5th of October 2016

What’s new Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Apple say they have not scanned emails like Yahoo Yahoo is under scrutiny today after former employees claimed the company designed custom software to enable U.S. intelligence agencies to scan incoming emails to all of Yahoo’s millions of users. Other major tech companies were quick to distance themselves from…

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Daily News – 4th of October 2016

What’s new Google Event: you can expect hardware, AI and VR announcements today Over the past few months, we’ve heard plenty of rumors and several leaks about new gadgets from Google. Thankfully, we won’t have to wait much longer to learn about what the company really has in store. The biggest announcement is expected to…

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Daily News – 3rd of October 2016 & What happened this weekend

What’s new Apple loses patent retrial, owes $302.4 million to VirnetX Apple has been ordered to pay $302.4 million to the patent holding and security software company VirnetX for infringing patents covering secure computer and mobile communications. A jury in Tyler, Texas, found that Apple infringed on two patents related to its FaceTime videoconferencing application.…

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Top news this week, 26th-30th of September 2016

Important announcements Google introduces neural machine learning to improve translation, approach human-level accuracy Though Google Translate is one of the most powerful language translation tools, the company still thinks there’s room for major improvement. And it is now working towards creating a model which can translate phrases from one language to another automatically. Much like…

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