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  • Will machine learning become part of our everyday lives?

    Machine learning, schmine learning – it’s just going to be a part of our everyday lives. That’s what Amazon professor of machine learning at University of Washington and Dato founder, Carlos Guestrin, says about this artificial intelligence subfield.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett28 Sept. 15 15:44
  • Mozilla offers app to create Web pages on smartphones

    The Mozilla Foundation wants to make sure that the Web remains a platform where anyone can create content, rather than just a place to consume information and services created by others.

    Written by Joab Jackson18 Aug. 15 04:25
  • Microsoft tests app that will read you the news

    Microsoft is quietly testing an app that seems designed for people who feel overwhelmed by the media's endless stream of news stories and who wish they had a helper app that reads them article summaries.

    Written by Blair Hanley Frank15 Aug. 15 07:04
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  • How to sort your Facebook feed by time on mobile

    Weddings. Job promotions. News articles. Facebook thinks it knows what the best stories are to drop in your news feed. But some users might want to see things their own way.

    Written by Zach Miners24 May 14 04:00
  • Secure location sharing with smartphone app

    Running late for a meet up with friends or an appointment? Share a location securely and for a limited time period with smartphone application Glympse. It's a free download for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry.

    Written by Nick Barber12 July 13 19:45
  • Control your TV with your smartphone, tablet

    Using your smartphone or tablet to control your Tivo box is easy and offers a lot of flexibility in recording shows and channel surfing.

    Written by Nick Barber22 Jan. 13 18:49
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  • 5 things you need to know about Apple's Volume Purchase Program

    Apple hopes to bolster its position in the enterprise mobility management (EMM) market in September with its new iOS 9 software, which packs key features and overdue enhancements for IT administrators. Apple's Volume Purchase Program (VPP), a specialized App Store and service that lets businesses purchase software licenses in bulk and then distribute apps to multiple users, will soon give admins more options to install, update and remove business apps.

    Written by Matt Kapko06 Aug. 15 23:44
  • Will hotel room keys and front-desk checkin soon be obsolete?

    After traveling all day, the last thing you want to do is wait in a long line to check into your hotel. And when you finally get to the front desk, it seems like the hotelier has to type a million keystrokes into the computer before finally handing you your room key.

    Written by Lauren Brousell03 Aug. 15 23:51
  • Two Snapchat features you probably don't know about

    Many social media apps have features that show up when you swipe in different directions, or functionality that isn't visible at first glance. But Snapchat might have ‘em all beat because it has a handful of hidden features and gestures that are only discovered through frequent usage or word of mouth. Frequent users of Snapchat may have noticed several places within the app that display numbers and emoticons, but most people either don't know these features exist or don't know what they mean.

    Written by Lauren Brousell28 July 15 23:48
  • When it comes to mobile apps, IT is ‘slow, poor and weak'

    When 80 percent of employees say mobile technology is critical for getting their job done, but the same number say they haven't asked their IT department for the apps they need because they don't think they'd get what they need, that's a sure sign of trouble.

    Written by Mary Branscombe24 June 15 23:24
  • How wearables will shape the future of mobile payments

    Last week, at the Wearable World Congress in San Francisco, executives from Capital One, MasterCard and PayPal participated in an animated discussion about the future of mobile payments and explained why wearable technology is an important part of their companies' game plans.

    Written by Al Sacco29 May 15 23:41

Whitepapers about mobile applications

  • VMware view mobile secure desktop on vblock systems

    This whitepaper discusses the reasons and trends that are encouraging more companies to move towards implementing virtual desktops throughout their organisations. • Users are increasingly using smartphones and tablets to access enterprise applications • The reasons for the trends toward virtual desktop is threefold • Securing data, managing devices, and offering a rich end-user experience are top priorities

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