14 November 2014

Robots, Artificial Intelligence, To Take Your Job? (video)

Could a Robot or AI Take Your Job?: Video - Bloomberg:
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Draper Fisher Jurvetson Partner Steve Jurvetson discusses the future of robots and artificial intelligence on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg 11/12)

The Difficulties With A BlackBerry Partnership In China - BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ:BBRY) | Seeking Alpha"....I see little if any value in a Chinese BlackBerry partnership since the company's whole value proposition is security. It would be different if BlackBerry had one million native apps and an army of developers working for the platform. If this were the case, I could see Lenovo and others licensing BB10 for that value alone. But this is not the reality...."

New York Times

Amazon and Hachette Resolve Dispute
New York Times
Books and other items at an Amazon warehouse in Phoenix. ... Amazon and Hachette announced Thursday that they had resolved their differences ...
Amazon, Hachette End Publishing Dispute - Wall Street Journal
Amazon And Hachette End Battle, Settle On E-book Pricing - Forbes
Amazon, Hachette End Monthslong Dispute - ABC News


Separated at birth, reunited on Facebook
(CNN) -- Anais Bordier and Samantha Futerman have the same laugh and the same freckled cheeks. They wear their hair the same way and have ...


Microsoft patches 19-year-old Windows bug
This reveals basic vulnerabilities in PC technology. For one, it's up to users to apply patches to keep their machines secure. Yet security-conscious ...

How to Switch to Google's New Messenger App for SMS
How to Open Links in Your Mobile Browser Instead of the Facebook App ... How to Switch to Google's New Messenger App for SMS ... The app itself is fully fitted out with Google's new Material Design look and the colors of your ...


Strap a phablet to your face: Oculus VR releases mobile dev kit
Facebook's virtual-reality company just unleashed its mobile software-development kit on its website, and you can pick it up now to start building software for mobile VR. While Oculus has made headlines for nearly two years thanks to its powerful Rift headset, ...


Samsung chases curved smartphone wave to beat flat-screen crowd
Samsung declined to give early sales figures or expected profit margins for the Note Edge, but the specialist screen technology required means the curved display is difficult to make and likely more expensive. Photo: Reuters. Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co.

Pew Study: Americans Fear They've Lost Control of Personal Data
A Pew Research study examined how Americans view the privacy of their personal information in the wake of Edward Snowden's revelations about online government snooping. The Pew Research Internet Project published a study on Nov. 12 that reveals ...


Sony previews upcoming PlayStation Vue cloud TV service
Sony plans to begin testing its new subscription cloud TV service PlayStation Vue in New York City later this month. After that initial test of the service, which is delivered via the Net to PlayStation 4 and PS3 game systems, Sony expects to launch the service in ...


People Still Aren't Downloading iOS 8
Huffington Post
... Apple has stopped providing an update to its new iOS 8 mobile operating software, following complaints by some ...

Android Lollipop
Ars Technica

Android's biggest update ever revamps nearly every part of the OS.
Ars Technica
Android updates don't matter anymore—or at least that's what many people think. Back-to-back-to-back Jelly Bean releases and a KitKat release seemed to only polish what already existed. When Google took the wraps off of "Android L" at Google I/O, though, ...


iPad Pro now rumored for late 2015 launch
The iPad Pro has many tablet hounds excited, and those who may want to ditch their laptop for a large-screen tablet even more anticipatory, but we're still not getting our hands on it. After being rumored for release at just about every interval you could think of, ...

Xiaomi Escalating The Great Ecosystem Battle | Seeking Alpha"In the smartphone space, MIUI's closed ecosystem mimics that of iOS and differentiates from other mobile operating systems with features that are most relevant to Chinese users whereas Apple and Google have avoided localization of their mobile OS, a strategy I believe could be detrimental to their growth in a highly-localized Chinese market."

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