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6 Important Steps for Developing a Successful Mobile App

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Google strikes deal with start-up to offer AI medical image scanning via its cloud

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Artificial Intelligence Could Help Prevent Suicide, Says New Study

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This App Uses Augmented Reality to Show You Your Seat Before You Step on the Plane

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Big announcements at Samsung Developer Conference

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Apple Watch Series 3 Still Controversial Despite Bug Fixes

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The Police Are Using Computer Algorithms to Tell if You’re a Threat

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This Week in Spring - November 21st, 2017
Hi Spring fans! Welcome to another installment of This Week in Spring! Can you beleive we’re less than six weeks away from 2018? Time sure flies when you’re having fun! This week I’m in Los Angeles talking to community members and then taking in the Thanksgiving holiday here in the US surrounded by friends and family. Thanksgiving is a chance to reflect on that for which we are thankful   Read More ...
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Amazon Web Services Announces 'Secret Region' for U.S. Intelligence Work
Share Add to News and Trends Amazon Amazon Web Services Announces 'Secret Region' for U.S. Intelligence Work The U.S. Intelligence Community now has its own air-gapped region of Amazon's cloud for workloads up to Secret U.S. security classification.   Read More ...
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Change is a constant at Access Development, but so is its family atmosphere
South Salt Lake • Staying on top of innovation to take a business from catalogs to instant, location-based mobile software has kept Access Development going and growing, but creating a family-type atmosphere is how the South Salt Lake company found its true success. Access Development links people to a network of more than 350,000 discount offers ranging from dining to shopping to travel through merchant loyalty programs, membership clubs and perks given to employees, professional associations or as gifts for fundraisers   Read More ...
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‘Evil unicorns’ are sabotaging Google’s algorithms to bring fake news to searches about mass shootings
A Google engineer once dubbed those nasty, lie-filled conspiracy theories that pop up from time to time “evil unicorns.” Now, they’ve begun cropping up higher and higher in searches after major news events based on a weakness in Google’s algorithm — the inability to tell fact from fiction. “In an ideal world,” a Bloomberg Technology report notes, “Google’s search algorithm should force these fake, pernicious creatures so low in search results that they are buried deep in the web where few can find them   Read More ...
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Pentagon Exposed Some Of Its Data On Amazon Server
WASHINGTON (CNN Money) — A researcher says the Pentagon exposed huge amounts of web-monitoring data in a security failure. Anyone with a free Amazon Web Servicesaccount could have looked at the hoard of information stored in the cloud by the U.S. Defense Department, according to Chris Vickery, a researcher at cybersecurity firm UpGuard who discovered the exposure. Amazon Web Services is a cloud platform that individuals, businesses and the government use for things like storing data and boosting computing power   Read More ...
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Pentagon exposed some of its data on Amazon server
A researcher says the Pentagon exposed huge amounts of web-monitoring data in a security failure. Anyone with a free Amazon Web Services account could have looked at the hoard of information stored in the cloud by the U.S. Defense Department, according to Chris Vickery, a researcher at cybersecurity firm UpGuard who discovered the exposure. Amazon Web Services is a cloud platform that individuals, businesses and the government use for things like storing data and boosting computing power   Read More ...
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Microsoft and GitHub bet that software programmers will want to work with a buddy
Microsoft and privately held GitHub on Wednesday are separately unveiling tools that will make it easier for programmers to pair up and get work done together. Pair programming, a concept that goes back decades, is a controversial subject in the world of software development because not all developers are comfortable with having others see them do their work. But pair programming can help organizations keep projects ticking along if one person leaves the company or takes breaks, since the other person on the team will be familiar with the current state of the project   Read More ...
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Microsoft Emphasizes On Intelligent Cloud At Connect() Event
Nov 15, 2017. New York City. Today, at the Microsoft Connect() event in New York City, in a keynote Microsoft EVP Scott Guthrie showcased many products and services that emphasizes Microsoft’s intelligent cloud and its offerings. “It’s never been a better time than today to be a software developer” - @ScottGu. The event was kicked off by launching a video of Stephen Hawking talking about how computing power is growing each day and quantum computing is starting to become a next computing phenomenon   Read More ...
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Apple's big plan to help the jobless
Melbourne University RMIT has teamed up with Apple to offer an Australian-first course giving students the chance to build apps and learn to code in the tech giant’s Swift programming language. As technology seeps into all aspects of our lives, its increasingly clear that young workers who have an understanding of how to design and build software applications will have a huge advantage in the modern workplace   Read More ...
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BankBot Android malware sneaks into Google Play Store for the third time
BankBot is designed to steal banking credentials and payment information. It tricks users into handing over their bank details by presenting an overlay window which looks identical to a bank's app login page. The malware is capable of identifying a variety of financial and retail mobile apps on the infected devices and tailors the phishing attack to display a fake version of the banking app the victim uses, if the target bank is recognized by the malware   Read More ...
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Mobile-app errors expose data on 180 million phones: security firm
(Reuters) - Up to 180 million smart phone owners are at risk of having some of their text messages and calls intercepted by hackers because of a simple coding error in at least 685 mobile apps, cyber-security firm Appthority warned on Thursday. Developers mistakenly coded credentials for accessing services provided by Twilio Inc, said Appthority’s director of security research, Seth Hardy   Read More ...
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6 Important Steps for Developing a Successful Mobile App
Share Add to Technology Mobile Apps 6 Important Steps for Developing a Successful Mobile App Recent research shows that 67 percent of small businesses have or plan to launch a mobile app by the end of 2017.   Read More ...
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Google strikes deal with start-up to offer AI medical image scanning via its cloud
Zebra Medical Vision, an artificial intelligence (AI) health start-up, has partnered with Google to offer its algorithms on the search giant's cloud. The Israeli firm has created AI algorithms to read medical scans and detect anything untoward before humans can. Currently, its software can spot issues such as liver and lung disease and it is working on capabilities to recognize breast cancer and lung cancer   Read More ...
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iPhone Software Bug Causes Auto-Correct Problem
Some Apple users have discovered a bug that automatically corrects the lower-case letter "i" to "A" and a question mark symbol.   Read More ...
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Microsoft Office Mobile Apps: Free or With a Fee
Do you need a paid subscription to use the Microsoft Office mobile apps? I thought they were free for Android and iOS devices. The ability to use the Microsoft Office mobile apps without having to pay a subscription fee depends on the device you are using — and what you want to do with the programs. The free touch-screen editions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint allow you to do basic tasks (like create a file and enter text into it) on most smaller tablets and phones   Read More ...
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Mobile app tries to help crack down on illegal credit-card skimmers in gas pumps
Skimmer Scanner app focuses on skimmers using particular Bluetooth broadcasting path. . Mobile app tries to help crack down on illegal credit-card skimmers in gas pumps Skimmer Scanner app focuses on skimmers using particular Bluetooth broadcasting path WEBVTT TODD: IT'S A MOBILE APP CALLEDSIMMER SCANNER, AND WHILE IT MAYWORK IN SOME PLACES, OFFICIALSIN BUTLER COUNTY SAY IT DID NOTDETECT A SKIMMER THEY RECENTLYFOUND   Read More ...
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Artificial Intelligence Could Help Prevent Suicide, Says New Study
Scientists have created a machine-learning algorithm that could help prevent suicides. In a study published in Nature Human Behavior, researchers at Carnegie Mellon and the University of Pittsburgh studied the brain patterns of suicidal individuals on a fMRI machine and examined how they thought about life and death. They then developed an algorithm which could track these signals. For example, the algorithm learned to isolate frontal lobe flares at the mention of the word death   Read More ...
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App developer access to iPhone X face data spooks some privacy experts
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc () won accolades from privacy experts in September for assuring that facial data used to unlock its new iPhone X would be securely stored on the phone itself. But Apple’s privacy promises do not extend to the thousands of app developers who will gain access to facial data in order to build entertainment features for iPhone X customers, such as pinning a three-dimensional mask to their face for a selfie or letting a video game character mirror the player’s real-world facial expressions   Read More ...
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This App Uses Augmented Reality to Show You Your Seat Before You Step on the Plane
Imagine being able to see the seat you're getting on your next flight before even stepping on the plane. During the innovation session of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) World Passenger Summit in Barcelona this week, the developers of the “personal flight assistant” App in the Air gave a full live demo of an augmented reality, artificial intelligence-powered, voice-search engine, designed exclusively for air travel   Read More ...
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Indiana WIC program unveils mobile app
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A nutrition program for low-income women and children has a new mobile app. The Indiana State Department of Health says the app will make it easier for participants in the Indiana Women, Infants and Children program to manage benefits and track appointments. Participants in the program, commonly known as WIC, can access appointment info and view food benefit balances   Read More ...
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Indiana WIC program unveils mobile app
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A nutrition program for low-income women and children has a new mobile app. The Indiana State Department of Health says the app will make it easier for participants in the Indiana Women, Infants and Children program to manage benefits and track appointments. Participants in the program, commonly known as WIC, can access appointment info and view food benefit balances   Read More ...
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Christian software developer has big plans for East Valley
Nestled between a Dutch Bros. coffee shop and an office of the American Federation of Astrologers in Tempe, one of the best-known brands in the Christian software world sits quietly in a satellite office. But Faithlife hopes to make a bigger splash with a move to a former grocery store in Chandler. “We are really big on being part of the community,” said Daniel Bagley, Faithlife’s inbound sales manager   Read More ...
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Big announcements at Samsung Developer Conference
SAN FRANCISCO, CA. – During the Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) 2017 on Wednesday, Samsung Electronics shared their vision for a more connected world with widely accessible and open Internet of Things (IoT) platform. They also announced they will unite their IoT services under SmartThings, the next generation Bixby – Bixby 2.0 with a software development kit (SDK) – and their advancements in augmented reality (AR)   Read More ...
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Facebook's 'React Native' Has Changed the Rules of App Development
Share Add to Technology digital platform Facebook's 'React Native' Has Changed the Rules of App Development With this new cross-platform app, you can spend more time meeting users' needs and less time worrying about your choice of smartphone.   Read More ...
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DART Introduces New Mobile App
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The myDART app is available starting Monday, for free, for both Apple and Android devices. This new app allows you to buy a bus pass right on your phone and immediately use it to get on the bus. DART Communications Officer Amanda Wanke said the app also allowed them to create an unlimited local and express route day pass, which they were unable to do with paper passes   Read More ...
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These archival images show the women scientists and coders who made history
Women-led breakthroughs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics have often been lost or overlooked. Getty Images has released a set of historical images, in honor of Ada Lovelace Day, to remind viewers that these women existed — and should be a source of inspiration. Lovelace, born in 1815 London, is credited as the first computer programmer after she translated complicated algorithms into simple English, years before the first computer   Read More ...
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Ada Lovelace Day Honors "the First Computer Programmer"
Someone encountering an “Analytical Engine” today would probably think it was part of a mechanical system for some bizarre car—or perhaps an obscure telegraph machine or some kind of eccentric musical instrument. We probably would not recognize this jumble of pins and cogwheels as the world’s first computer. Although a working model was never completed, English mathematician Charles Babbage’s design, first described in 1837, was extraordinary   Read More ...
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Apple Watch Series 3 Still Controversial Despite Bug Fixes
The Apple Watch 3 has arrived with more bugs than any recent Apple device released this decade. One of the bugs was that that LTE wouldn’t work because the Watch tried to join unauthentic Wi-Fi networks found in public places. According to Tech Crunch, an update has been released for that. “It turns out it was a software bug as Apple has now issued a watchOS update that fixes LTE connectivity issues,” said columnist Romain Dillett, who added that the Wall Street Journal was the first source to notice the bug   Read More ...
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YouTube alters algorithm after searches for Las Vegas shooting turn up conspiracy theories
The computer code that oversees our search for online news still isn't as smart as the humans it's trying to replace. Video provided by Newsy Newslook. SAN FRANCISCO — YouTube has changed its powerful search algorithm to promote videos from more mainstream news outlets in search results after people looking for details on the Las Vegas shooting were served up conspiracy theories and misinformation   Read More ...
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Seattle firm buys Philly AI developer
Element Data, Inc., a Bellevue, Wash. artificial-intelligence and machine-learning software developer that says it is developing “the world’s first cognitive decision engine” to predict what computer users will do based on their past activity, says it has purchased the “assets and patent” of BehaviorMatrix LLC, a Blue Bell firm that focused on “understanding human emotion and behavioral cues from digital communication,” for an undisclosed sum in stock and cash   Read More ...
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The Police Are Using Computer Algorithms to Tell if You’re a Threat
Can a computer predict violence? In Chicago , Illinois, an algorithm rates every person arrested with a numerical threat score from -plus. The process has been going on for four years , and almost Chicago citizens now have an official police risk score . This algorithm — still secret and publicly unaccountable — shapes policing strategy , the use of force, and threatens to alter suspicion on the streets   Read More ...
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Arming China’s Terracotta Warriors — With Your Phone
Photo PHILADELPHIA — Imagine pointing your phone at China’s ancient terracotta warriors to arm them with spears and bows, weapons that disintegrated long ago. For many people, the Franklin Institute’s new exhibition, “Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor,” will be the only chance to see a small subset of the approximately 8,000 clay soldiers and other figures that were discovered beneath a Chinese persimmon orchard in 1974   Read More ...
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An Updated CoffeeScript Brews a Batch of Smoother JavaScript
Northern Californian Geoffrey Booth was an unlikely bloke to take on the ongoing task of making JavaScript easier to work with. But as the new maintainer for the recently revamped CoffeeScript, he holds the key to taming the web’s favored front-end programming language. Booth came to programming from a different direction than most developers. As a film school graduate, he found himself building web applications for movies instead of editing scenes   Read More ...
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Microsoft Plans To Release Office 2019
Today at Ignite in Orlando, FL, Microsoft announced the next version of Office is in the development and expected to release in the second half of year 2018. Office 2019 will include perpetual versions of the Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook and servers including Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype for Business. The Previews of the new products will start shipping mid-year 2018   Read More ...
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Tesla Model 3 Gets New Features For Smartphone Car Key Mobile App
Owners of the Tesla Model 3 are getting several new features packed into the carmaker’s robust mobile app for smartphones. The newest update on Tesla’s app gives car owners features that Model S and Model X owners previously had available to them, as well as a few new options. These come in addition to the app being able to work with Tesla’s energy technology system   Read More ...
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This New App Is Like Airbnb for New York City Toilets
When nature calls, call technology. There’s now an app that allows users in New York City to reserve a private bathroom when in need. After making the reservation, users can waltz through the door and head straight to the WC without having to endure a line. Rockaloo partnered with more than 130 different locations across Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens to give users access to private bathrooms for one hour   Read More ...
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BRIEF-Amazon Web Services to open data centers in Middle East by early 2019
* Amazon Web Services announces opening of data centers in Middle East by early 2019 * Amazon.com Inc - New AWS Middle East (Bahrain) region will consist of three availability zones at launch Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: Our Standards:   Read More ...
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Amazon ‘reviewing’ website after algorithms suggest bomb ingredients
LONDON — Amazon said on Wednesday that it was reviewing its website after a British television report said the online retail giant's algorithms were automatically suggesting bomb-making ingredients that were "Frequently bought together." The news is particularly timely in Britain, where authorities are investigating a terrorist attack last week on London's Underground subway system. The attack involved a crude explosive in a bucket inside a plastic bag, and detonated on a train during the morning rush   Read More ...
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App Annie's new product offers insight into consumer trends in China
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The pioneer of mobile app analytics, App Annie, on Tuesday said it has begun tracking Android app usage in China, a landmark for understanding consumer behavior in the world’s top smartphone market, which increasingly sets the pace for global trends. App Annie said it was now able to offer real-time statistics on mobile application usage in China by tracking hundreds of thousands of Android users there, both through its own apps and with additional data supplied by external partners   Read More ...
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Amazon Web Services will now charge by the second, its biggest pricing change in years
Public cloud market leader Amazon Web Services on Monday said that on Oct. 2 it will start charging its customers by the second for use of its popular EC2 virtual slices of servers in its data centers. The move is historically significant. Since AWS became available in 2006, it has charged by the hour. Then, in 2013, Alphabet's Google, which had introduced its direct competitor to AWS a year earlier, said it would start charging by the minute, after a 10-minute minimum   Read More ...
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