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    1. Google unveils its reinvented Hangouts messaging apps

      Google unveils its reinvented Hangouts messaging apps

      By James Walker 25 mins ago in Technology Google has officially launched the all-new version of its acclaimed Hangouts messaging and video calling app. The company has separated the app into two distinct products, Hangouts Meet and Hangouts Chat. Both are now intended for corporate use. After previously stating it no longer intends Hangouts to be used by consumers, Google has taken the next step in shifting general users away to its new messaging apps, Allo and Duo.

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    2. Microsoft shuts down the social network you didn't know existed

      Microsoft shuts down the social network you didn't know existed

      By James Walker 1 hour ago in Technology Microsoft has announced it is shutting down its long-forgotten So.cl social network launched back in 2011. The site was created by the company's FUSE Labs research division and hasn’t been updated in years. It never attained widespread attention. If you've never heard of So.cl , you can probably forgive yourself.

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    3. Google expands use of AI-powered translations to more languages

      Google expands use of AI-powered translations to more languages

      By James Walker 24 mins ago in Technology Google has announced the expansion of its neural network integration with Google Translate. The system enables Translate to generate more accurate translations for key words and phrases. The technology is now being rolled out to several new languages. First announced last November, Google's neural machine translation systems enable Translate to process entire sentences at once.

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    4. Microsoft's CEO thinks AI should help people, not replace them

      Microsoft's CEO thinks AI should help people, not replace them

      By James Walker 22 mins ago in Technology Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has spoken out on how artificial intelligence should not be seen as a way of replacing humans. The leader made the comments as Microsoft prepares to enter new fields of AI research and prepares to 'democratise' the technology. Nadella wants to see artificial intelligence aid people to do more with the time available to them.

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    5. Microsoft thinks search boxes will disappear within ten years

      Microsoft thinks search boxes will disappear within ten years

      By James Walker 42 mins ago in Technology Microsoft has published a list of major tech changes its researchers expect to see in the next ten years. They range from improved language translators and advances in deep learning to the prediction that traditional app search boxes will become obsolete. The list was created as part of Microsoft's Computer Science Education Week celebrations.

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    6. Contextual GIF maker Guggy will help developers spice their apps

      Contextual GIF maker Guggy will help developers spice their apps

      By Claudio Buttice 51 mins ago in Technology The new contextual GIF maker Guggy is now available as an API to provide a solution for developers who want to offer an improved user experience by adding text and smartness to their app's GIFs. GIFs (an acronym that stands for Graphics Interchange Format ) have recently been one of the most common and popular ways to communicate in social network and normal smartphone conversations.

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      Mentions: Washington API
    7. Amazon Music Unlimited is Amazon's new attempt to rival Spotify

      Amazon Music Unlimited is Amazon's new attempt to rival Spotify

      By James Walker 1 hour ago in Technology Amazon has officially launched a new music streaming service, Amazon Music Unlimited, with a catalogue of "tens of millions" of songs. It enters a crowded market led by Spotify and Apple Music. Amazon already has one streaming provider, Prime Music. In a statement today, Amazon said Music Unlimited "redefines" music streaming by giving you access to tens of millions of songs, thousands of hand-curated playlists and a selection of personalised experiences.

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    8. Microsoft Word to become your writing assistant with new update

      Microsoft Word to become your writing assistant with new update

      By James Walker 1 hour ago in Technology Microsoft has announced two major new features coming to Word in an upcoming update. Researcher enables you to research information with automatic citation from within Word. Editor is a personal "writing assistant" to improve your writing style. Announced yesterday , the two new features comprise July's Office 365 update for Word.

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    9. New advances announced in wearable health technology

      New advances announced in wearable health technology

      By Tim Sandle 10 mins ago in Health This week sees the information released about three new wearable health technologies for diabetics and cardiac patients, produced by major healthcare companies J&J, Abbott, and GE. Wearable health technology represents a significant growth area, both in terms of the numbers and types of technologies emerging and the potential revenues for the companies developing the devices. Recently, Phillips-Medisize purchased Medicom Innovation Partner .

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