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Apple Acquired AI Startup Turi for $200 Million

Apple Acquired AI Startup Turi

Rumors have it that Apple acquired AI startup Turi. The “machine learning platform for developers and data scientists” is said to be a $200 million investment. Why the sudden move and why is artificial intelligence so important to Apple? Turi, an artificial intelligence company, was founded three years ago. It started out under the name of GraphLab, moved on to ...

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Apple Is Not Doing So Great in India

Apple Is Not Doing So Great in India

Apple is not doing so great in India, it is reported. CEO Tim Cook describes the country as one of the fastest growing markets, but iPhone sales are not doing so peachy. Data from Strategy Analytics shows how Apple shipped some 800,000 smartphones in the second quarter of this year, which is a significant drop from last year’s performance. In ...

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MIT Introduces Interactive Dynamic Video

MIT Introduces Interactive Dynamic Video

MIT’s Interactive Dynamic Video is a new technology through which viewers can interact with objects in a video. Up until now, we have not as much dreamed of being able to do this. Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have recently rolled out an innovation that let us “touch” objects in videos. The ...

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Recent Mozilla Firefox Update Promises Increased Functionality

Recent Mozilla Firefox Update Promises Increased Functionality

A recent Mozilla Firefox update for desktop ensures a more stable service. The company has just launched Firefox 48.  The web browser should provide a better user experience while still retaining the features that they love. Firefox 48 is a big leap forward for desktop users. Despite having a performant computer, an app bug can cause the device to freeze. ...

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Pokémon Go Gets Sued – No More Trespassing

Pokémon Go Gets Sued – No More Trespassing

Pokémon Go gets sued, just when you thought nothing could go wrong. For a few weeks now, the augmented reality game from Niantic is all we hear about. Players are blindly following their phones, and walking long distances to catch the Pokémon even at the most inappropriate times. The repercussion? A lawsuit. A West Orange New Jersey homeowner has filed ...

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Instagram Will Feature a Hate Filter to Stop Harassment

Instagram Will Feature a Hate Filter to Stop Harassment

Instagram is said to work on bringing a hate filter to stop harassment to the social networking platform. What it means is that soon enough, users can start filtering their comment stream and also be able to turn off comments on their posts. This tool should provide ways to stop cyber bullying. Online harassment is a recurring issue in our ...

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You Can Now Make Money on Tumblr

You Can Now Make Money on Tumblr

Did you know that you can make money on Tumblr? Here’s the scoop. The blogging website recently announced a new advertising program that will boost its user’s income. This is the first step Tumblr makes in helping its users mix up creativity and fun with earning extra cash. The Yahoo-owned microblogging and social networking platform has over 306 million blogs. ...

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Google Introduces Add-ons for Android Docs and Sheets

Google Introduces Add-ons for Android Docs and Sheets

Google has just announced add-ons for Android Docs and Sheets. The third-party add-ons can expand the capabilities of Docs and Sheets as well as integrate them with online services.  These extensions were introduced two years ago. As of July 28, Android users can enjoy these new features too. Google announced the arrival of the third-party apps as a way for its ...

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Apple Turns to Self-Driving Software – Electric Car on Hold

Apple Turns to Self-Driving Software – Electric Car on Hold

Apple is now working on developing a self-driving software, putting its Project Titan on hold for now. The company has hired ex-Blackberry’s system developer Dan Dodge to get projects back on track. Apple Inc.’s new electric car project, dubbed Project Titan, is already in the spotlight. The project is one of the enterprises’ most exciting projects. The tech corporation is ...

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Reported LastPass Security Flaws Put Us at Risk

Reported LastPass Security Flaws Put Us at Risk

LastPass security flaws have recently been disclosed, and users are rightfully concerned. The service is a widely used password manager, and up until now, there were no reasons for concern. However, a security researcher has revealed that LastPass has weak spots that make it a target for hackers. The LastPass security flaws have been pointed out by Tavis Ormandy, a ...

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