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Report: Amazon acquires Harvest.ai, new release cadence from React Native, and 451 Research expects application container market to grow—SD Times news digest: Jan. 10, 2017

Amazon has acquired Harvest.ai, a San Diego startup, for US$20 million, according to Business Insider. Harvest.ai has developed technologies that can help find and stop targeted attacks on data, according to Business Insider. With the help of machine learning, the company can learn and detect when an unauthorized person is attempting to gain access to … continue reading

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Rust 1.11 released, new Google startup space, and Facebook and Unity gaming platform—SD Times news digest: Aug. 19, 2016

The Rust team has announced the latest version of Rust. Rust 1.11 includes work to compiler internals that are not yet stable, and other user-facing changes. The Rust team also announced features like MIR becoming the default and the beginnings of incremental compilation, which Rust 1.11 has laid the groundwork for. According to Rust: “The … continue reading

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Hack Rod creates AI car in a virtual environment, Flynn 1.0, and Let’s Encrypt support for IPv6—SD Times news digest: July 27, 2016

The team at Hack Rod, a California startup, is using Autodesk and NVIDIA GPU technology to create a car engineered with artificial intelligence and designed in a virtual environment. The Hack Rod car uses concepts of generative design, which consists of computers that use AI to come up with design ideas on their own. Autodesk … continue reading

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Startup aims to transform the lives of the disabled with assistive open-source tech

A small Brooklyn-based team is looking to solve the real-world challenges for those with disabilities. Furenexo today debuted a wearable device, and it is encouraging developers to get involved and help create affordable solutions. Furenexo (a combination of the Japanese word “to touch” and the Spanish word “connection”) will use advancements in machine learning and … continue reading

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Twitter acquires Magic Pony Technology to advance machine learning

Twitter is taking new steps to enhance its machine learning capabilities with its recent acquisition of Magic Pony Technology, a London-based technology company that has developed machine learning techniques for visual processing. According to Twitter, the first steps toward its machine learning investments started with Madbits in July 2014, followed by Whetlab in June 2015. … continue reading

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Google Glass startup secures $17 million, QAComplete 11.0, and Mozilla fights for encryption—SD Times news digest: April 25, 2016

Google Glass could be coming to health systems, as startup Augmedix has secured US$17 million in a strategic round of funding that includes investments from Sutter Health, Dignity Health, Catholic Health Initiatives, TriHealth, and one other. This round of funding allows Augmedix to scale Google Glass powered service across the health systems and private clinics. … continue reading

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Altova’s MobileTogether 2.1 gets new features, Amazon adds Smart Home Skills API, Anchore wants to make software safer—SD Times news digest: April 6, 2016

Altova announced this morning new pricing and functionality for MobileTogether 2.1, a framework for building and deploying native mobile apps. Version 2.1 introduced more than 20 features based on developer feedback, from functionality for building tables, to error-handling actions, and also flexible options for UI design. With MobileTogether 2.1, the app development environment is free … continue reading

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Salesforce acquires MetaMind, the Civil Infrastructure Project, and Appy Builder—SD Times news digest: April 5, 2016

Salesforce has acquired MetaMind, an AI startup company. With the two coming together, they will be able to offer customers AI solutions with capabilities that further automate and personalize customer support, marketing, and other business processes. Salesforce’s data science capabilities will be extended by embedding deep learning within its platform. Salesforce also plans to integrate … continue reading

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Apple’s Safari Technology Preview, Object Theory’s Mixed Reality Collaboration Service for HoloLens, and Fidelity marks down Cloudera and Dropbox—SD Times news digest: March 31, 2016

Apple is giving developers a sneak peek of its upcoming Safari Web technologies in iOS and OS X. The Safari Technology Preview allows developers to experiment with the latest layout technologies, visual effects, and developer tools to provide input on how they are implemented. The Safari Technology Preview includes the most recent version of WebKit; … continue reading

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JRebel for Android is out, Red Hat launches OpenShift Dedicated, and a startup wants to monetize open source─SD Times news digest: Dec. 15, 2015

JRebel for Android, a productivity tool that enables developers to see their code and resource changes instantly, is now ready to be used. The version 1.0 release includes support for debugger integration, Android Studio 1.0 and later (including 2.0 preview builds), both Android emulators and devices, and incremental install. More information is available here. Red … continue reading

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Android Emulator, match for code signing identities, and new startup Enki—SD Times news digest: Dec. 11, 2015

An early preview of Google’s new Android Emulator is available for developers to try out. The emulator will be a part of Android Studio 2.0, and it aims to help developers test out their apps. The emulator allows users to test their apps with the latest Android versions on different screen sizes and configurations beyond … continue reading

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Software startup market has shrunk by half since 2009, says study

According to a study by Evans Data Corp. (EDC), the number of new software startups has decreased by 49% since 2009. Based on data from its 2015 Global Developer Population and Demographic Study, EDC said that in North America there are currently 328,000 developers working at companies less than two years old; 369,000 developers working … continue reading

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