Shocking social media posts by the man suspected of shooting two television journalists during a live broadcast in Virginia showed a disturbing premeditated attack in which the internet was used by a killer for maximum exposure.
(Reuters Business Report) – Apple’s streaming music rivals are crying foul, saying Apple’s App Store puts them at a competitive disadvantage. And now, sources tell Reuters the Federal Trade Commission is looking into it. Last month, Apple became a competitor to the likes of Spotify and Rhapsody when it launched its paid streaming service, Apple Music.
(Reuters Business Report) – Remember BlackBerry? The pioneering smartphone maker is thinking about doing what was once considered unthinkable: putting rival Android software on its smartphone for the first time. Sources tell Reuters it’ll probably use Google’s Android on an upcoming phone this fall that will combine a touch screen with a physical keyboard. That would give its keyboard-loving fans access to the much wider selection of apps that Android offers.
Google’s annual developer conference is right around the corner, and there’s a lot to talk about this year. A lot has happened in the last 12 months that position Google to make some big announcements this year, continuing the bold new direction the company has taken Android, Chrome, and just about everything else the company does. Follow the buzz https://goo.gl/rQoznH
Mercedes design is not everything…
Self driving assistants analyse their environments 1000 times a second, identify objects in their 3D position and velocity at a centimetre accuracy, shoveling gigabytes per second through sophisticated algorithms for finally being able to take the correct decisions: Safety first!
Here is how it works: https://youtu.be/bCxgqn8_Ax4
And if you carefully look at that notebook, you will recognize a Linux distribution, based on Debian/Ubuntu. Software: #OpenCV.
Buy now! Have fun!
Microsoft Empowers Windows, iOS, Android, Mac and Linux Developers to Reach Billions of New Customers
Announces new toolkits, tools, cloud and productivity services designed for every developer
The European Commission sends Google antitrust charge sheet over shopping searches.
European Union accuses Google Inc of cheating competitors by distorting Internet search results in favour of its Google Shopping service, launches antitrust probe into Android.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces new features allowing developers to create apps for the Facebook messenger application as well as a way to communicate directly with businesses through Facebook messenger.
(Reuters Business Report) – Seeing the news on Facebook could get a lot easier and faster. The social network wants to host news content on its own site instead of having you hit a link that takes you to a publisher’s site. The New York Times reports that Facebook is talking to half a dozen publishers including itself, BuzzFeed and National Geographic about hosting their content on Facebook.