Apple is working on building artificial intelligence technology directly into its hardware, a new report by Bloomberg reveals. According to a “person familiar with the matter,” Apple is developing a new processor, dubbed the “Apple Neural Engine,” that will be dedicated to AI-related tasks. Show More Summary
In addition to learning, expanding personal horizons and developing a plan for post student life, college is also a place where many shape their musical identities. Eliot Van Buskirk of Spotify Insights has taken a deep dive into how students listen and shared it via an interactive microsite. ______________________________ Guest...
Emmy Award winner John Levenstein says a meme might be the best way to kill a good joke. Lately, Twitter has come to resemble the final scene of Spartacus; with untold legions of opinion-havers all claiming to be the same person. Rather...Show More Summary
Jason Snell said it best when he wrote that WWDC is “the heart of the Apple world’s calendar.” Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is particularly special for me because it’s the event where, as a person with disabilities, I get to see what lies ahead for the accessibility of Apple’s four software platforms. Show More Summary
CSIRO's Data61 researchers have developed new technology which uses the way a person walks to not only power wearable devices, but also be used as a new authentication method. Replacing passwords, pins or fingerprints with your gait could very well be a thing in the near future. More »
This UK client sells personalized chocolates for special occasions. To expand its market and visibility, the client wished to create an eCommerce website to allow end-users to browse and select products and personalize their order by submitting unique message, creating a special card and ordering the chocolates directly from the website. Show More Summary
(American College of Physicians) A study of elderly Medicare enrollees found that black persons face a 31 percent greater risk than white persons for interval colorectal cancer (CRC), or cancer that develops after a negative result on a colonoscopy but before the next recommended screening. Show More Summary
Today Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M), Telefónica and the Federation of Deaf-Blind Persons Associations has developed PervasiveSUB, groundbreaking software that allows deaf-blind persons to receive and enjoy television content without intermediaries in real time.
When it came to Destiny’s sequel, the Halo developer wiped the slate clean to win over new players and give veterans a fresh experience Destiny 2, the first true sequel to Bungie’s 2014 massively multiplayer online first person shooter, begins with the required bang. Show More Summary
What kinds of secrets does the average person keep? In a new paper, Columbia University researchers Michael L. Slepian and colleagues carried out a survey of secrets. Slepian et al. developed a 'Common Secrets Questionnaire' (CSQ) and gave it to 600 participants recruited anonymously online. Show More Summary
Ingram Micro has expanded its focus, honing in on software development, the growing cloud storage segment and the maintenance and recycling of personal technology.
A senior media specialist for the National Education Association, Robyn Swirling, posted to Facebook and Twitter the false claim that Shadowproof outed someone with a disability in a news report on a development related to the case of Trevor FitzGibbon. Show More Summary
One of the scariest things that can happen to a person is developing cancer. Colon cancer, for example, is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women and the second leading cause in men in the United States. In … The post Nuts help fight colon cancer appeared first on Bel Marra Health - Breaking Health News and Health Information.
Spotify has made its fourth acquisition of the year after it announced that AI startup Niland has joined its ranks. Paris-based Niland offered an API-based product focused on providing more accurate search and recommendation optionsShow More Summary
Genetically identical Amazon mollies raised individually and under identical environmental conditions, nevertheless develop different personality types. Additionally, increasing the opportunity for social interactions early in life appears to have no influence of the magnitude of personality variation. Show More Summary
(Baylor College of Medicine) A comprehensive approach confirmed molecular changes in cancer cells most likely involved in the development of the disease and discovered others that had not been typically linked to cancer before.
(Taylor & Francis Group) Who owns your health data and why? Who really benefits from new cancer treatment development? Does personalised medicine live up to the hype? Does personalised medicine help us to know ourselves? What is the real-life value of precision medicine?
Watch out Siri, there’s a new kid in town. Google just announced at its I/O developer conference that its personal assistant is coming to iOS. You won’t be able to replace Siri with Google Assistant, but you’ll be able to use the feature in Google’s dedicated app. Read More
It's always great to see when ridesharing apps develop relationships with other travel providers. It's a natural connection, given that frequent travelers probably use ridesharing apps more than the average person. Probably my favorite ridesharing partnership is between Starwood and Uber. Show More Summary
A new suite of phone apps developed at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) uses Android smart phones to monitor the physical mobility and stability of older people.