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Top news this week, 6th-10th of June 2016

Important announcements There will be a new development platform based on Apache Spark, by IBM IBM calls it Data Science Experience and it is a new development environment in the cloud for real-time, high-performance analytics. Data Science Experience is designed to speed and simplify the process of embedding data and machine learning into cloud applications.…

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Daily News – 10th of June 2016

What’s new Modular phones are here Lenovo and Motorola have announced MotoMods, the future-proof, snap-on extensions that can greatly expand what the Moto Z family is capable of. Unlike the LG G5, which uses LG’s not-hot-swappable line of modules, MotoMods are magnetized and don’t actually alter the build of the Moto Z itself. They activate…

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Daily News – 9th of June 2016

What’s new 32m Twitter passwords may have been hacked and put up for sale A Russian hacker, who goes by the name Tessa88, claimed to have a massive cache of millions of Twitter account logins for sale, for 10 bitcoins or about $5,807. The site explained that the passwords were stored as plain text and…

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Daily News – 8th of June 2016

What’s new The iPhone case that allows you to run Android Developer Nick Leep spent some 45 hours building a case that got around some of the technical limitations of the iPhone that prevented developers from running third-party code. Specifically, the language in the developer guidelines that rejects snippets forcing apps to install or launch…

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Daily News – 7th of June 2016

What’s new A new development platform based on Apache Spark, by IBM IBM calls it Data Science Experience and it is a new development environment in the cloud for real-time, high-performance analytics. Data Science Experience is designed to speed and simplify the process of embedding data and machine learning into cloud applications. Included in the…

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Daily News – 6th of June 2016

What’s new Developer overlooking security hole to preserve adds in a password app Developer declined to patch a flaw in the password manager’s update check because the “indirect costs” of the upgrade (which would encrypt web traffic) involve losing ad revenue. KeePass 2 wants to improve security, but money wins in the short term. More…

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Daily News – 3rd of June 2016

What’s new Drones are being used more and more, now Walmart looks to drones to speed distribution Walmart is testing this new technology as part of its Emerging Sciences and Technology group, which focuses on drones, virtual reality and other technologies to see how they might help improve its supply chain. The tests will continue…

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Daily News – 2nd of June 2016

What’s new Intel wants to move beyond the PC The commitment of Intel to PCs is staying but the company announced it is working on a whole lot of other stuff too from drones to virtual reality to machine learning. Regarding the last one Intel is pushing the idea of a single architecture and programming…

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Daily News – 1st of June 2016

What’s new AMD talks about its next-generation graphic card Radeon RX 480 (Polaris). AMD has revealed some details about their upcoming Polaris graphics cards, in particular the RX 480 at Computex 2016 . This card will be launched in June for just $199, with rated compute performance exceeding 5 TFLOPs. It will feature 36 compute units…

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Daily News – 31st of May 2016

What’s new The aftermath of the trial between Google and Oracle Although Google won, developers are now the ones that are at risk of being sued. Prior to Google-Oracle case, API’s were not covered by copyright. But this has now changed, and API’s can be copyrighted in the US. Developers need to be aware that…

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