Android 7.0 Nougat review: great, but does it matter? – The Verge

Android 7.0 Nougat review: great, but does it matter? – The Verge

Notifications Besides multitasking, the other notable interface change comes with notifications. Nougat finally has a system-level way for apps to let you quick-reply to messages right inside their notifications. It works as you’d expect: when you get a message, you can drag down on the card, tap reply, and then type and send […]

Kobe Bryant launches media, technology, data fund – ESPN

12:57 PM ET Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email print comment Kobe Bryant announced Monday that he was starting a $100 million media, technology and data fund. Bryant will partner with investor Jeff Stibel, the vice chairman of Dun & Bradstreet, chairman of brain implant system BrainGate and former president of Web.com. Bryant has been privately investing […]

Microsoft acquires AI-scheduling startup Genee for Office 365 – ZDNet

Microsoft acquires AI-scheduling startup Genee for Office 365 – ZDNet

Microsoft announced on Monday it acquired Genee, an artificial intelligence startup focused on scheduling. Read this ‘Building AI is like launching a rocket’: Meet the man fighting to stop artificial intelligence destroying humanity Skype’s co-founder wants to keep humankind safe from the existential threats of artificial intelligence. Read More Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. […]

Asia markets lower as traders eye Yellen’s speech at Jackson Hole on Friday – CNBC

Asian markets mostly retreated on Monday, with traders likely holding their horses ahead of a speech from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen at Jackson Hole on Friday. In Australia, the ASX 200 closed down 11.58 points, or 0.21 percent, at 5,515.10, erasing modest gains from the morning session, with the energy and materials sectors shedding […]

AP PHOTOS: Editor Selections From the Past Week in Asia – ABC … – ABC News

India and Indonesia both held Independence Day celebrations last week. India, which gained independence from British colonial rule on Aug. 15, 1947, marked the day with cultural and military parades, colorful festivals and political speeches. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation, saying that India would not bow to extremism and calling for young people […]

Welcome to the ‘self-driving car of finance’ – Business Insider – Business Insider

Welcome to the ‘self-driving car of finance’ – Business Insider – Business Insider

A rendering of DNA. Shutterstock Everyone is talking about blockchain. The nascent technology has the potential to allow a digital asset to be securely and seamlessly transferred from one party to another, eliminating the need for third-party intermediaries and shortening settlement time to seconds. Based on recent data, the estimated annual budget for blockchain initiatives […]