Boston Dynamics’ ‘Android of robots’ vision starts with launching 1000 robot dogs in 2019

A video went viral in February showcasing a dog like robot opening a door for another robot. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUyU3lKzoio These agile robots are the brainchild of...
Facebook investigates Crimson Hexagon

Facebook is investigating data analytics firm Crimson Hexagon over misuse of data

Facebook has suspended Boston-based data analytics firm Crimson Hexagon following concerns that the company has misused data. The decision was made after the Wall...

Intel acquires eASIC, a custom chip (FPGA) maker for IoT, cloud and 5G environments

Last week Intel acquired eASIC, a fabless semiconductor company that makes customizable eASIC chips for use in wireless and cloud environments. The actual transaction...
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Baidu announces ClariNet, a neural network for text-to-speech synthesis

Text-to-speech synthesis has been a booming research area, with Google, Facebook, Deepmind, and other tech giants showcasing their interesting research and trying to build...
Google teams up with tech giants for Data Transfer Project

Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and Facebook team up for Data Transfer Project

Marvel's Infinity War might well have been 'the most ambitious crossover in history' but there's a new crossover that might just beat it. In...

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Get to know ASP.NET Core Web API [Tutorial]

ASP.NET Web API is a framework that makes it easy to build HTTP services that reach a broad range of clients, including browsers and...

Can Cryptocurrency establish a new economic world order?

Cryptocurrency has already established one thing - there is a viable alternative to dollars and gold as a measure of wealth. Our present economic...

Polyglot persistence: what is it and why does it matter?

Polyglot persistence is a way of storing data. It's an approach that acknowledges that often there is no one size fits all solution to...

The developer-tester face-off needs to end. It’s putting our projects at...

Penny and Leonard work at the same company as a tester and developer respectively. Penny arrives home late, to find Leonard on the couch...

Why Guido van Rossum quit as the Python chief (BDFL)

It was the proverbial ‘end of an era’ for Python as Guido van Rossum stepped down as the Python chief, almost 3 decades since...

How Rolls Royce is applying AI and robotics for smart engine...

Rolls Royce has been working in the civil aviation domain for quite some time now, to build what they call as ‘intelligent engines’. The...

Data science for non-techies: How I got started (Part 1)

As a category manager, I manage the data science portfolio of product ideas for Packt Publishing, a leading tech publisher. In simple terms, I...

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