software

Microsoft Tries a New Role: Moral Leader

Microsoft Tries a New Role: Moral Leader

Microsoft has been pushing to build software for people with disabilities. It’s Seeing AI app is meant to narrate images for users.
Microsoft Tries a New Role: Moral Leader

Microsoft Tries a New Role: Moral Leader

Microsoft has been pushing to build software for people with disabilities. It’s Seeing AI app is meant to narrate images for users.

Google Says Android Things is Finally Ready For Smart Devices

Ahead of its developer conference I/O, Google said Monday Android Things, a platform for smart devices that the company announced in 2016, is ready for shipping with consumer devices. From a report:
Federated Learning: Google wants your data

Federated Learning: Google wants your data

Google’s going to present themselves as a responsible force for good at Google IO 2018. They’ll be rolling with a message that centers on not just the responsible handling of data, but the measured,
Federated Learning: Google wants your data

Federated Learning: Google wants your data

Google’s going to present themselves as a responsible force for good at Google IO 2018. They’ll be rolling with a message that centers on not just the responsible handling of data, but the measured,
How to Remove Google Apps From Your Android Phone

How to Remove Google Apps From Your Android Phone

Android: Google and Android are typically a package deal. Even if Samsung or Sony makes your phone, you’ll still find it loaded with Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, YouTube, and all the other apps that
Uber Hires Former NTSB Chairman as Adviser in Midst of Crash Inquiry

Uber Hires Former NTSB Chairman as Adviser in Midst of Crash Inquiry

Uber Technologies Inc., whose self-driving car program is reeling from a fatal collision with a pedestrian, has hired Christopher Hart, the former chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board,

Kaptivo looks to digitally transform the lowly whiteboard

At Kaptivo, a company that’s bringing high-tech image recognition, motion capture and natural language processing technologies to the lowly whiteboard, executives are hoping that the second time is
How to stop Calendars from showing holidays and birthdays

How to stop Calendars from showing holidays and birthdays

It’s a small thing, but it can be annoying: Apple automatically generates calendars for holidays and birthdays in the Calendar app for iOS and macOS. Adding to that annoyance for Macworld reader Jeff
The Week Ahead: Nafta Talks Resume, and Disney Will Face Questions on Its Fox Plans

The Week Ahead: Nafta Talks Resume, and Disney Will Face Questions on Its Fox Plans

Robert Lighthizer, the United States trade representative, has said that he aimed to wrap up Nafta talks in the next week or two.

Devices Supporting Google Assistant Have More Than Tripled In Last Four Months

In a blog post on Thursday, Google announced that their smart assistant is now compatible with more than 5,000 devices. That's up from the 1,500 devices it worked with back in January. The Verge

Don't want to be hit for extras on your flight? Bots—and FIU—could help

If the complexities of booking flights is making you long for a road trip, some robot relief is on the way.
Wink just killed its Apple Watch app

Wink just killed its Apple Watch app

Wink users relying on the smart home hub to control their automation from their Apple Watch look set to be frustrated, with the functionality being quietly retired. The company confirmed the news in
Wink just killed its Apple Watch app

Wink just killed its Apple Watch app

Wink users relying on the smart home hub to control their automation from their Apple Watch look set to be frustrated, with the functionality being quietly retired. The company confirmed the news in
Boeing Says It's Close to Fixing a Flaw Delaying KC-46 Tanker

Boeing Says It's Close to Fixing a Flaw Delaying KC-46 Tanker

Crews on Boeing Co.’s KC-46 tankers have occasionally had trouble in a key area: getting a good view of the refueling operations they’re attempting. Now the company says it’s deploying a software
Here's the technology behind those mesmerizing drone light shows

Here's the technology behind those mesmerizing drone light shows

Ever wonder how drone light shows work? UgCS DDC makes it possible. Their software allows multiple drones to be programmed all at once after being choreographed in 3D animation software.

Name your price! 8-part productivity, security, and optimization PC software

Score up to eight programs for your computer for as much as you're willing to spend. Worth nearly $300, it can be yours for whatever you decide. $50? $25? $20? You pick. The Ashampoo bundle features
Best password managers: Reviews and buying advice

Best password managers: Reviews and buying advice

The best password is one you probably can't easily remember—that's why a password manager is so crucial to your online security. This guide will help you find the best tool for generating and storing
Best password managers: Reviews and buying advice

Best password managers: Reviews and buying advice

We are terrible at passwords. We suck at creating them (the top two most popular remain “123456” and “password”), we share them way too freely, and we forget them all the time. Indeed, the very thing
Elliott Broidy and the GOP’s Bad Hacking Karma

Elliott Broidy and the GOP’s Bad Hacking Karma

If John Podesta and the Democrats were easy marks, the Republican donor was a hacker’s delight.