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    1. Boomerang Finally Comes To iOS

      Boomerang Finally Comes To iOS

      Nick Douglas Oct 21, 2017, 11:00am Boomerang, the email add-on that lets you control when to send email, is now a free full-featured email app on iOS. We've included the Android version in our Android download pack for years and the app started in 2010 as a Gmail add-on, so this has been a long time coming. The iOS version is in beta, according to a FAQ buried inside the app's settings menu. Boomerang for iOS works best for triage.

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    2. Procurement Networks Can Deliver A Strategic Edge

      Procurement Networks Can Deliver A Strategic Edge

      Aug 24, 2017, 12:30pm Image: iStock Procurement is not often seen as a strategic function in most businesses. Generally, the focus is on getting the items you need at the right time for the lowest possible cost. But that is changing as more and more scrutiny is being put on the supply chain. With concerns about environmental factors and ethical sourcing, knowing where products come from and how they get to you are also important.

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    3. Amazon Launches Macie - Ai For Discovering Data That Needs Protection

      Amazon Launches Macie - Ai For Discovering Data That Needs Protection

      Anthony Caruana Aug 16, 2017, 7:30am As the amount of data we store (hoard?) increases it becomes harder to know exactly what we have. And if we don't know what data we have, it becomes challenging to know what we are protecting. Amazon Macie is a new service that uses machine learning algorithms for natural language processing to automate data classification S3 buckets.

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      Mentions: Amazon PII
    4. Detect Plagiarism With The Help Of This Friendly AI Bot

      Detect Plagiarism With The Help Of This Friendly AI Bot

      Kirsten Akens Aug 11, 2017, 1:00pm The next literary hit to bear the same name as Jane Austen's 200-year-old masterpiece Emma isn't a book at all, but a thoroughly modern AI. This Emma — formally Emma Identity — the creation of computer science professor Aleksandr Marchenko, is the world's first publicly available authorship identification web app . Give her at least 5000 words of a written piece, and she'll use more than 50 maths parameters to figure out who wrote the lines.

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    5. Google Home And Google WiFi: Australian Release Date And Pricing

      Google Home And Google WiFi: Australian Release Date And Pricing

      Jul 18, 2017, 12:00pm Image: Supplied Google Home is a 'smart home' gadget that responds to your voice commands in a variety of ways. Nine months after its debut in the US, it is finally available to buy in Australia - complete with a dinky-di accent. Here are the release date and pricing details for Google Home (along with Google's new Wi-Fi Mesh Router.) Google Home: What is it? Google Home is a voice-controlled digital assistant, speaker and smart home hub rolled into one.

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    6. Deals: Learn How To Master AI With This Bundle

      Deals: Learn How To Master AI With This Bundle

      Lifehacker Australia Dec 18, 2016, 11:45am Have you ever wondered how Siri knows what you’re saying, or how a self-driving car knows when to turn? The answer lies with Machine Learning, the new frontier for AI technology. If you want to discover what’s driving the next wave of AI innovations, then you need to pick up the Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Bundle .

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      Mentions: Siri
    7. Microsoft Gives Developer Access To Azure Supercomputer Capabilities That Elon Musk's Company Is Using

      Microsoft Gives Developer Access To Azure Supercomputer Capabilities That Elon Musk's Company Is Using

      Nov 16, 2016, 3:30pm Image: Supplied In August Microsoft launched a preview of an offering on its Azure public cloud platform that supports high-performance computing (HPC). Called Azure N-Series, the virtual machines are powered by NVIDIA GPUs and are already being used by Open AI, a non-profit artificial intelligence (AI) research organisation co-founded by Elon Musk.

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    8. Translation Tool Showdown: Google Translate Vs. Microsoft Translator

      Translation Tool Showdown: Google Translate Vs. Microsoft Translator

      twitter Whether you’re a globetrotter, language student, or business owner, tools like Google Translate and Microsoft Translator make it easier for everyone in the world to understand one another. But while both can translate text, speech, and images, they still each have their own quirks. So all aboard the showdown train! Next stop: translation station.

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    9. Google Pixel XL Review: Android Done Right

      Google Pixel XL Review: Android Done Right

      1080 x 1920 pixels (~441 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixel (~534 ppi) Camera 12.3MP with large 1.55um pixels and f/2.0 aperture (rear), 8MP f/2.0 (front) 12.3MP with large 1.55um pixels and f/2.0 aperture, 8MP f/2.0 (front) Colours Quite Black, Very Silver and Really Blue (not available in Australia) Quite Black, Very Silver and Really Blue (not available in Australia) Additional features 3.5mm headphone jack, Pixel Imprint fingerprint sensor, Bluetooth 4.0 3.5mm headphone jack, Pixel Imprint fingerprint sensor, Bluetooth 4.0 The Google Pixel range starts ...

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    10. Google Drive Search Just Got A Lot Smarter

      twitter Google Drive is making finding your documents a lot easier and faster by unleashing the full power of the Google search engine. You can now search the way you talk and get spelling corrected. Drive’s update, starting to roll out today, includes Google Search’s Natural Language Processing, which lets you search with natural phrasing. For example, you can type things like “find my budget spreadsheet from last December” instead of trying to remember what you named it.

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    11. Lifehacker 101: Neural Networks And AI Explained

      Lifehacker 101: Neural Networks And AI Explained

      twitter If you use Google’s Photos app, Microsoft’s Cortana, or Skype’s translation function, you’re using a form of artificial intelligence (AI) on a daily basis. AI was first dreamed up in the 1950s, but has only recently become a practical reality — all thanks to software systems called neural networks. This is how they work. Making Computers Smarter Plenty of things that humans find difficult can be done in a snap by a computer. Want to solve a partial differential equation? No problem.

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    12. Meet Viv: The Future Of Chatbots And Artificial Intelligence

      Meet Viv: The Future Of Chatbots And Artificial Intelligence

      twitter Very soon – by the end of the year, probably – you won’t need to be on Facebook in order to talk to your friends on Facebook. Your Facebook avatar will dutifully wish people happy birthday, congratulate them on the new job, accept invitations and send them jolly texts punctuated by your favourite emojis – all while you’re asleep, or shopping, or undergoing major surgery.

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    13. Siri Vs Google Assistant: Which App Is Smarter? [Infographic]

      Siri Vs Google Assistant: Which App Is Smarter? [Infographic]

      Chris Jager Nov 23, 2016, 2:30pm Siri and Google Assistant basically do the same thing: they're mobile "digital assistants" that can be used to effortlessly set reminders, access apps, get directions and answer random questions via voice command. This infographic from product reviews site Zlated compares both products in a series of pitched tests, ranging from memory to affability. Apple's first version of Siri launched on the iPhone 4S back in 2011.

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