Topic: watson

Apple to open Siri to developers, Twilio updates, and Microsoft to lay off employees—SD Times news digest: May 25, 2016

As a way to compete with the other voice assistants, sources say that Apple will allow software developers to connect their apps to Siri for the first time, according to a report with Fortune. Another report with The Information tech news website said that Apple might even create a device that is similar to the … continue reading

Spotify is moving to the Google Cloud, Java 9 addresses GTK 3 GUI toolkit , and Twitter introduces a Fabric mobile app—SD Times news digest: Feb. 24, 2016

Spotify has announced it is working with the Google Cloud Platform team to provide platform infrastructure for Spotify everywhere. In the past, Spotify has taken a traditional approach by buying or leasing data center space, server hardware and networking gear close to its customers. This has allowed it to deliver music instantly, wherever the customers … continue reading

Lauri Saft: From the Air Force to IBM

During her time at the Air Force Academy in the early 1990s, Lauri Saft would look at her squadron and see nearly every seat filled by a man. (Indeed, the ratio of men to women was about 10:1.) She learned early on not to see “men versus women,” but to value the unit as a … continue reading

IBM developer Force-pushes a droid around the office

While this may not be the droid you’re looking for, it’s certainly worth taking a gander at. An IBM employee has used the company’s Node-RED and Bluemix Internet of Things tools to add mental controls to a Sphero BB-8 robotic toy. Joshua Carr, lead developer at IBM working on Internet of Things projects, decided a … continue reading

2015: The Internet of Things takes another step

Much ink was spilled in 2015 about the Internet of Things. It’s a concept that has been bandied about for several years—remember the use case of your refrigerator letting your local grocer know when you’re out of milk? The coming together of smartphones, sensors, GPS, Bluetooth and other technologies that enable mobile interconnectivity has moved … continue reading

IBM Watson: From game-show champion to game-changing industries

When last we left IBM’s Watson, the cognitive computing platform was basking in the glow of its victory on the television quiz show “Jeopardy.” Showing off its mastery of trivia, Watson smoked the field of human contestants back in 2011. Since then, IBM has been building an ecosystem around Watson, working with entrepreneurs to develop … continue reading

Berkeley has students building cities with software

When you turned in your senior project in college, was any of it actually used in the real world? At the University of California, Berkeley’s Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, students are building not only their own futures, but that of Fortune 100 companies and of the people of India. Solomon Darwin, director of the … continue reading

io.js 2.0, Facebook deep links mobile app ads, and Google’s DartPad—SD Times news digest: May 8, 2015

Version 2.0 of io.js, the popular fork of the Node.js server-side JavaScript runtime platform, has been released. io.js 2.0 adds conformance to for the coming ECMAScript 6 specification of standardized JavaScript, as well as support for the latest version of Google’s Chrome V8 engine. In addition to ES6 features such as classes, the release adds … continue reading

GitHub suffers from a DDoS attack, Amazon moves drones to Canada, IBM Watson acquires Blekko—SD Times news digest: March 30, 2015

GitHub is trying to recover from a large-scale distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on its website. According to the company, this is the largest DDoS attack it has experienced to date. “The attack began around 2 a.m. UTC on Thursday, March 26, and involves a wide combination of attack vectors,” wrote Jesse Newland, systems … continue reading

Docker acquires SocketPlane, GitLab and Gitorious join forces, and IBM’s Watson adds AlchemyAPI—SD Times news digest: March 4, 2015

Docker has acquired software-defined networking startup SocketPlane with the goal of creating a Docker-native networking ecosystem. According to a Docker blog post written by the SocketPlane team, partners already showing interest in Docker networking include Cisco, IBM, Joyent, Microsoft, Rancher, VMware and Weave. SocketPlane’s efforts will focus around the Docker APIs, collaborating with partners to … continue reading

New Watson Developer Cloud services, Microsoft awards HP bug bounty, new developer job search website launched—SD Times news digest: Feb. 5, 2015

IBM has added five new beta services to its Watson Developer Cloud, a cognitive computing platform that has a collection of APIs and SDKs for developers to build applications integrated with the processing capabilities of IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence. Building upon eight existing services, the Watson Developer Cloud’s five new services include speech-to-text translation, text-to-speech … continue reading

Mobile in 2014: Going beyond smartphones and tablets

In 2014, “mobile” evolved into a more widely unified and interconnected concept. The last several years have seen smartphones, tablets and mobile apps take control of how we consume and compute information, redefining how we communicate with each other. A train with that much momentum doesn’t stop when the market reaches its peak; it barrels … continue reading

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