Turing-winning AI researcher warns against secretive research and fake ‘self-regulation’ – TechCrunch

Turing-winning AI researcher warns against secretive research and fake ‘self-regulation’ – TechCrunch

Yoshua Bengio, who last month won the prestigious Turing award, alongside Geoffrey Hinton and Yann LeCun, for his work on AI, is worried about what the technology is being made into behind closed doors. In an interview with Nature, he explains his concerns, but takes care to avoid sounding like a doomsayer. A professor at […]

Windows 10: A guide to the updates

Windows 10: A guide to the updates

The launch of a big Windows 10 update like the October 2018 Update isn’t the end of a process — it’s really just the beginning. As soon as a major update is released, Microsoft quickly gets to work on improving it by fixing bugs, releasing security patches, and occasionally adding new features. Here we’ve summarized […]

China’s grocery delivery battle heats up with Meituan’s entry – TechCrunch

China’s grocery delivery battle heats up with Meituan’s entry – TechCrunch

Fast, affordable food delivery service has been life-changing for many working Chinese, but some still prefer to whip up their own meals. These people may not have the time to pick up fresh ingredients from brick-and-mortar stores, so China’s startups and large companies are trying to make home-cooked meals more effortless for busy workers by […]

Everything we know about Apple Card

Everything we know about Apple Card

Apple Card is the company’s all-new credit card and its announcement has generated a huge amount of interest. Here is everything we know so far about the card, and links to additional resources. Introducing Apple Card “Apple Card is designed to help customers lead a healthier financial life, which starts with a better understanding of […]

Before breaking up with Shopify, Mailchimp quietly acqui-hired LemonStand, a Shopify competitor – TechCrunch

Before breaking up with Shopify, Mailchimp quietly acqui-hired LemonStand, a Shopify competitor – TechCrunch

Here’s an interesting twist on the story from last week about the break-up between Shopify and Mailchimp, after the two said they were at odds over how customer data was shared between the two companies. It turns out that before it parted ways with Shopify, Mailchimp had quietly made an acquisition of LemonStand, one of the […]

Cisco Webex gets AI updates to simplify meetings

Cisco Webex gets AI updates to simplify meetings

Cisco is talking up new artificial intelligence (AI) features designed to streamline Webex meetings. The updates unveiled last week bolster the company’s voice-activated Webex Assistant and a service that collates publicly available data to brief users ahead of a meeting.  During a keynote at the Enterprise Connect industry conference, Amy Chang, Cisco’s vice president in […]

9 ways Apple’s credit card could disrupt everything

9 ways Apple’s credit card could disrupt everything

Apple is expected to introduce a credit card in partnership with Goldman Sachs. How could it make this card a must-have item for its premium customers? How Apple can thrive While the attention is focused on Apple’s surprise product release salvo and its forthcoming video streaming services launch on March 25, there are also claims […]

Making sense of Google's hardware pivot

Making sense of Google’s hardware pivot

It’s rare for a piece of tech news to truly catch me off-guard these days — to actually make me open my eyes wide, mutter something along the lines of “crikey,” and then scratch my gorilla-head as I try to make sense of what happened. Well, lemme tell ya, my fellow primate: That very thing […]

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