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Google will match up to $1M in donations for Hurricane Florence relief (Techcrunch) (mer., 19 sept. 2018)
As cities in Hurricane Florence’s path deal with its aftermath, Google will match up to $1 million in donations to help with relief efforts. The disaster’s death toll is currently 35 people and about 343,000 people in North Carolina are without electricity. The hurricane caused widespread flooding and property damage throughout North Carolina, South Carolina [...]
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Solving the mystery of sleep (Techcrunch) (mer., 19 sept. 2018)
Alice Lloyd George Contributor Alice Lloyd George is an investor at RRE Ventures and the host of Flux, a series of podcast conversations with leaders in frontier technology. More posts by this contributor A conversation with Dean Kamen on the myth of “Eureka!” Behind the scenes with Tezos, a new blockchain upstart Below are excerpts [...]
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Google’s Work Insights helps businesses better understand how they work (Techcrunch) (mer., 19 sept. 2018)
At an event in Tokyo, Google today announced the launch of Work Insights, a new tool that gives businesses more insights into how their employees use the company's G Suite productivity tools and how teams collaborate using those tools. In addition, Google is also launching its investigation tool for helping business better secure their data [...]
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Google launches new AI initiatives in Japan (Techcrunch) (mer., 19 sept. 2018)
It's no surprise that Google used its Cloud Next 2018 event in Tokyo today — one of a number of international Cloud Next events that follow its flagship San Francisco conference — to announce a couple of new initiatives that specifically focus on the Japanese market. These announcements include a couple of basic updates like [...]
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TaskRabbit kicks off Canadian expansion (Techcrunch) (mer., 19 sept. 2018)
TaskRabbit is kicking off its Canadian expansion in the greater Toronto area before rolling out in Vancouver in October and Montreal sometime in 2019.
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Committed to privacy, Snips founder wants to take on Alexa and Google, with blockchain (Techcrunch) (mar., 18 sept. 2018)
The story could be a harbinger of things to come when voice becomes more and more ubiquitous. After all, Amazon announced the launch of Alexa for Hospitality, its Alexa system for hotels, in June. News stories like this simply reinforce the idea that voice control is seeping into our daily lives. The French startup Snips [...]
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An Intel drone fell on my head during a light show (Techcrunch) (mar., 18 sept. 2018)
It didn’t hurt. I thought someone dropped a small cardboard box on my head. It felt sharp and light. I was sitting on the floor, along the back of the crowd and then an Intel Shooting Star Mini drone dropped on my head. Audi put on a massive show to reveal its first EV, the [...]
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Call for smart home devices to bake in privacy safeguards for kids (Techcrunch) (mar., 18 sept. 2018)
A new research report has raised concerns about how in-home smart devices such as AI virtual voice assistants, smart appliances, and security and monitoring technologies could be gathering and sharing children's data. It calls for new privacy measures to safeguard kids and make sure age appropriate design code is included with home automation technologies. The [...]
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Samsung présente les Galaxy J4+ et Galaxy J6+ (LesMobiles) (mar., 18 sept. 2018)
Si Samsung compte supprimer sa gamme Galaxy J comme les fuites semblent l’indiquer, la firme ne le montre pas. Elle vient de présenter deux nouveaux terminaux pour accompagner ceux qu’elle propose déjà : le J4+ et le J6+.
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The Punkt MP02 inches closer to what a minimalist phone ought to be (Techcrunch) (mar., 18 sept. 2018)
There's an empty space in my heart for a minimalist phone with only the most basic functions. Bad for my heart, but good for a handful of companies putting out devices aiming to fill it. Punkt's latest, the MP02, goes a little ways to making the device I desire, but it isn't quite there yet.
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L'Athlon 200GE d'AMD débarque en France sous la barre des 57 € (Ginjfo) (mar., 18 sept. 2018)
Après sa présentation, AMD annonce la disponibilité de son Athlon 200GE, une puce à l’architecture Zen équipée d’un circuit graphique Radeon Vega 3. Cette solution s’attaque au segment entrée de gamme avec un prix sous la barre des 60 €. Il vise les configurations PC conçues pour des usages quotidiens. Athlon 200GE, détails et prix ... The post L"Athlon 200GE d"AMD débarque en France sous la barre des 57 € appeared first on GinjFo.
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Sen. Harris tells federal agencies to get serious about facial recognition risks (Techcrunch) (mar., 18 sept. 2018)
Facial recognition technology presents myriad opportunities as well as risks, but it seems like the government tends to only consider the former when deploying it for law enforcement and clerical purposes. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) has written the FBI, FTC, and EEOC telling them they need to get with the program and face up to the very real biases and risks attending the controversial tech.
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Evernote just slashed 54 jobs, or 15 percent of its workforce (Techcrunch) (mar., 18 sept. 2018)
It's no secret that Evernote, the productivity app that lets people take notes and organize other files from their working and non-work life, has been trying to regain its former footing as one of the most popular apps in the U.S., and that doing so has been an ongoing struggle. Just two weeks ago, we [...]
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Apple paye 14,3 milliards d'euros à l'Irlande (LeFigaro) (mar., 18 sept. 2018)
Le gouvernement irlandais a annoncé mardi avoir récolté les avantages fiscaux supposés d'Apple, plus les intérêts.
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Amplify Partners locks in $200 million to transform technical founders into people who can actually lead a startup (Techcrunch) (mar., 18 sept. 2018)
Sunil Dhaliwal has had a solid run in his 20 years so far as a VC. Just two years out of Georgetown, Dhaliwal landed at Battery Ventures, a highly regarded venture firm. Fifteen years later, in 2012, he struck out on his own, creating Amplify Partners. It wasn't so easy at first. His first fund required [...]
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Here’s what Google’s $149 Home Hub smart display will reportedly look like (Techcrunch) (mar., 18 sept. 2018)
Google is reportedly getting ready to launch some new hardware at its October 9 hardware event and we just learned a lot more about a new product that might be launching. It was rumored that Google was working on its own Smart Display, now we've got images of the Google Home Hub and details about [...]
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IOS 12.1 : Face ID bientôt en paysage (sur iPad ?) et FaceTime groupé de retour (ou presque) (Mac4Ever) (mar., 18 sept. 2018)
La version beta d'iOS 12.1 publié ce soir contient peut-être quelques mises à jour majeures de l'OS, que l'on attendait d'ailleurs plutôt hier soir.Steven Troughton-Smith a en effet découvert quelques détails intéressants, comme du code désignant une version paysage de Face ID. Mais attention, la fonctionnalité pourrait n'être disponible que sur l'...
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Kayak’s new AR feature will tell you if your carry-on bag fits the overhead bin (Techcrunch) (mar., 18 sept. 2018)
Popular travel app Kayak has put augmented reality to clever use with a new feature that lets you measure the size of your carry-on bag using just your smartphone. Its updated iOS app now takes advantage of Apple's ARKit technology to introduce a new Bag Measurement tool that will help you calculate your bag's size [...]
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Microsoft is putting HoloLens to work with new Dynamics 365 applications (Techcrunch) (mar., 18 sept. 2018)
Microsoft HoloLens mixed reality glasses have always been interesting technology, but it's never been clear how the company would move from novelty device to actual viable business use cases. Today, it made a move toward the latter, announcing a couple of applications designed to put the HoloLens to work in Dynamics 365, giving it a [...]
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Microsoft launches new AI applications for customer service and sales (Techcrunch) (mar., 18 sept. 2018)
Like virtually every other major tech company, Microsoft is currently on a mission to bring machine learning to all of its applications. It's no surprise then that it's also bringing ‘AI' to its highly profitable Dynamics 365 CRM products. A year ago, the company introduced its first Dynamics 365 AI solutions and today it's expanding [...]
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