Google is moving Android to a regular maintenance release schedule, will continue using developer previews – Android Police

Google started the rollout of Android 7.0 Nougat today, but what about the next update? According to the Android developers blog, Google is working on moving Android to a regular maintenance update cycle over the next few quarters. The first Nougat maintenance update is already in process, and Google will make it available as a developer preview prior […]

We’re still blasting Tim Cook for no good reason – BGR

When Tim Cook assumed the CEO position at Apple five years ago, he was faced with an impossible task: follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs. Indeed, given Jobs’ remarkable track record within the tech industry, it’s widely accepted as gospel that no one on earth could ever truly replace Jobs. Looking back, Jobs helped […]

Apple Acquires Personal Health Data Startup Gliimpse – Fast Company

Apple’s ambitions in the health sector continue to expand, with its digital health team making its first known acquisition—personal health data startup Gliimpse, Fast Company has learned. Silicon Valley-based Gliimpse has built a personal health data platform that enables any American to collect, personalize, and share a picture of their health data. The company was […]

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 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. […]

EFF thinks T-Mobile could be violating net neutrality with new data plan – ZDNet

T-Mobile chief executive John Legere speaks at an Un-carrier event in San Francisco in September, 2014. (Image: CNET/CBS Interactive) Electronic Frontier Foundation believes T-Mobile’s new “T-Mobile One” data plan could violate net neutrality principles because of how it allows customers to use data. ​Net neutrality becomes the law of the land With Congress washing its […]