Friday, April 19, 2019

Amazon makes machine learning courses freely available

Amazon announced last week that it has made available, for free, the same machine learning courses that it uses to train its own engineers....

Google apps help hearing- and visually-impaired

About one in three people between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss, and half of folks over 75 have difficult hearing....

Video game revenue crosses $40 billion in 2018

Video game revenue in 2018 reached a new peak of $43.8 billion, up 18 percent from a year earlier, and surpassing the projected total...

New Samsung TVs to support keyboards, mice

Last week, Samsung announced a new feature for its 2019 TVs, which will allow users to control various devices like their PCs, tablets and...

Facebook stored millions of passwords in plain text

Facebook stored passwords for hundreds of millions of users in plain text, exposing them for years to anyone who had internal access to the...

Wikipedia available in more languages with Google Translate

The free online encyclopedia Wikipedia, which aims to make the world’s knowledge accessible to everyone, has for long been stymied because most of its...

PayPal provides instant transfer for bank accounts

No one likes waiting to get their money into their accounts. PayPal, the global online payment provider announced last week that it was addressing...

Spam calls grew 300 percent worldwide in 2018

Spam calls from annoying telemarketers, spammers, fraudsters and automated pre-recorded robocalls have become a blight on the communication landscape. According to a report from Truecaller,...

Careem launches delivery service

Careem, a popular ride-hailing app in the Middle-East, is now entering the delivery business. In an attempt to seek new verticals to give it...

Facebook says it removed 1.5 million videos of the New Zealand mosque attack

Facebook Inc said it removed 1.5 million videos globally of the New Zealand mosque attack in the first 24 hours after the attack. "In the...

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