Samsung\'s assistant Bixby in tough challenge to rivals

Samsung\'s assistant Bixby in tough challenge to rivals

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Samsung's assistant Bixby in tough challenge to rivals

Samsung\'s assistant Bixby in tough challenge to rivals

Apr 27, 2017Samsung's Bixby is the new kid on the block of personal digital assistants and is likely to face a rough reception in a neighborhood dominated by tech sector rivals.

'Missing puzzle piece' to help solve the infamous Travelling Salesman Problem

\'Missing puzzle piece\' to help solve the infamous Travelling Salesman Problem

Apr 27, 2017A "missing puzzle piece" to help solve the infamous Travelling Salesman Problem (TSP) has been developed in Australia, researchers say.

How understanding animals can help us make the most of artificial intelligence

How understanding animals can help us make the most of artificial intelligence

Apr 27, 2017Every day countless headlines emerge from myriad sources across the globe, both warning of dire consequences and promising utopian futures all thanks to artificial intelligence. AI "is transforming the workplace," writes the Wall Street Journal, while Fortune magazine tells us that we are facing an "AI revolution" that will "change our lives. " But we don't really understand what interacting with AI will be like or what it should be like.

Samsung will launch new flagship smartphone months after Galaxy S8

Samsung will launch new flagship smartphone months after Galaxy S8

Apr 27, 2017Samsung Electronics said Thursday it was planning to launch in the second half of this year a new flagship phone, leading to speculation that the company is planning an alternative to the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 that had to be recalled last year. The launch of a new flagship smartphone this year and continuing sales of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will help Samsung counter Apples launch of a new version of its iPhone. Apple usually unveils new phones in September. [ Android is now ready for real usage in the enterprise. Read InfoWorld's in-depth guide on how to make Android a serious part of your business. | Get the best office suite and the 38 best business-worthy apps for your Android device. ] "Samsung does announce a S series phone in the first half of the year and a Note series in the second half," said Kiranjeet Kaur, research manager for client devices at IDC Asia/Pacific. "So I am not sure if Samsung is alluding to the next Note or if they want to introduce a new series to avoid any questions or doubts that may arise because of the Note 7 debacle. "To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here.

Pixel, the first real Google phone, in pictures

Pixel, the first real Google phone, in pictures

Apr 27, 2017Google added a new camera module, a smarter fingerprint reader and Android 7. 1 to its new Pixel and Pixel XL phones.

Dell UltraSharp 27 (U2717D) review

Dell UltraSharp 27 (U2717D) review

Apr 27, 2017The 27-inch UltraSharp U2717D monitor performs well, but don't overpay for it.

Amazon aims to help parents monitorand talk tokids

Amazon aims to help parents monitorand talk tokids

Apr 27, 2017Amazon is introducing new tools to help parents see what their kids are doing on the company's Fire tablets. As a bonus, the e-commerce giant says its service will also help spark discussions about the books kids read and the videos they watch.

NASA and NOAA satellites watch Arlene, first Atlantic Tropical Storm of the season

NASA and NOAA satellites watch Arlene, first Atlantic Tropical Storm of the season

Apr 27, 2017The first tropical storm of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season formed 40 days before the official kick off of the season. Tropical Storm Arlene formed in the North Central Atlantic Ocean and NOAA's GOES-East satellite provided forecasters with a look at the storm, swirling far from land areas.

Apple to begin testing self-driving car tech in California

Apple to begin testing self-driving car tech in California

Apr 27, 2017Apple will begin testing self-driving car technology in California, its first public move into a highly competitive field that could radically change transportation.

The rise of self-driving cars

The rise of self-driving cars

Apr 27, 2017Once the stuff of science fiction, self-driving cars may soon be cruising our nation's roadways. Federal and state authorities are rushing to keep up with this rapidly advancing technology. The U. S. Department of Transportation just issued its first guidelines for highly automated vehicles or HAVs and fully driverless vehicles could be operating on California roads by the end of the year. Several bills calling for the extensive testing and regulation of autonomous vehicles are on Connecticut's legislative docket this year. The University of Connecticut is helping state and regional officials address this issue as one of the sponsors of the first Northeast Autonomous Vehicles Summit taking place March 30-31 in Mystic, Conn. UConn Today discussed the brave new world of robotic cars with associate research professor Eric Jackson, director of the Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center at UConn.

Microsoft will cut OneDrive and Skype access to standalone Office users

Microsoft will cut OneDrive and Skype access to standalone Office users

Apr 27, 2017When Microsoft launched Office 365 in 2010, Microsoft officials said then that customers were asking to move to the cloud. Beginning in 2020, some Office customers will need to buy an Office 365 subscription to do so. In an update to Microsofts Office 365 system requirements released today, Microsoft said that consumers who have already purchased perpetuali. e. , standaloneversions of Office, such as Office 2010, Office 2013, and Office 2016, would be cut off from accessing the business versions of OneDrive and Skype after mainstream support expires. Those who have purchased those Office suites will be allowed to connect until Oct. 13, 2020the day mainstream support ends for Office 2016, and the day the new support policy kicks in.  To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here.

The long road to autonomous vehicles

The long road to autonomous vehicles

Apr 27, 2017Back in 1995, the NavLab 5 team at Carnegie Mellon University launched an autonomous vehicle on a trip from Pittsburgh to San Diego.