Mobile users are embracing the subscription model, with considerable momentum gained from last year, according to the Mobile App Engagement Index produced by performance mobile user acquisition firm Liftoff and mobile engagement platform Leanplum. For...
Monthly Archive: October 2018
Augmented and virtual reality startup Leap Motion was close to being bought out by Apple, but killed both deals, and may now be teetering on the edge.Read More [Read More …]
Amazon scientists detailed recent improvements to Alexa’s AI-powered skills discovery feature. They reduced error rate by 12 percent.Read More [Read More …]
Ford and Baidu will test self-driving vehicles on Chinese roads, amid a global race by carmakers and internet firms to develop autonomous car technology.Read More [Read More …]
Adblock Plus 3.4 for Chrome, Firefox, and Opera reduces memory usage by 50 percent and redesigns the user interface a little bit.Read More [Read More …]
Researchers at Facebook compiled a dataset — VideoStory — of clips and captions they say might help train auto-captioning AI models.Read More [Read More …]
Apple’s newest devices hit the market during September, October, and November 2018 — now developers must get their apps to support them by March 2019.Read More [Read More …]
J. Allen Brack has been president of Blizzard Entertainment for just a few weeks. But I wouldn’t call him a whippersnapper, as he has worked in games for 24 years and he’s a black...
Flex Logix today debuted hardware for quick AI model inference deployment in datacenters or on the edge with TensorFlow or Caffe.Read More [Read More …]
iOS 12 is rapidly gaining share within the iOS user base, entirely at iOS 11’s expense, while Android Pie continues to struggle.Read More [Read More …]
Zynga is investing in casual titles based on the Harry Potter and Game of Thrones licenses. CityVille and FarmVille games are coming too.Read More [Read More …]
Zynga is shifting gears from its “fix it” mode to “grow it” mode as the company reported strong earnings results for the third quarter ended September 30.Read More [Read More …]
SoundHound today announced that it’ll provide developers using its Houndify platform access to its music recognition technology.Read More [Read More …]
Amazon’s Alexa is teaming up with Ballotpedia and the Associated Press to share info about ballot measures and candidates and results on Election Day.Read More [Read More …]
Amazon’s Music Skill API, which enables developers to connect streaming services to Alexa voice apps, is now publicly available.Read More [Read More …]