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A plethora of speech-to-text apps and hearing aids are available in the market. Given the fact, have you ever thought that how many of these apps are actually useful for the people with hearing loss? SpeakSee, a Dutch-based innovative assistive technology start-up has developed a system enabling deaf people to participate in regular conversations. It is generally seen that people with hearing loss could not take part in dinner table group conversations, lectures or business meetings. The hearing aids do not function properly during l...
Facebook Inc. has introduced a new tool, Brand Collabs Manager for helping the content creator community. The new collaboration tool aims to facilitate an effortless connection between content creators and brands. Facebook’s new branded content collaboration will enable creators to grow their audience base and hence earn more money. The social media giant’s new collaboration tool Brand Collabs Manager is a sort of two-way search engine platform for advertisers and content creators. Here the tool highlights each creator’s audience dat...
IBM’s conversational AI system, Project Debater made a debut appearance at IBM’s Watson West site in San Francisco, on June 18. In presence of a pack of technology journalists, Project Debater contested against two Israeli debate experts and won the competition straight off. IBM Research team is continuously working on broadening artificial intelligence (AI) relevance across varied disciplines. It has earlier invented “Deep Blue” that squared off against chess world champion Garry Kasparov in 1997. Following this in 2011, IBM Watson ...
Google has updated the Android Messages app to compete with the likes of iMessage, WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger. From today and over the coming week, the search giant will begin rolling out the highly demanded feature in its messaging app which is “Messages for web”. The new feature in Android Messages app will let users send and receive text messages on their computers. Messages for web will also facilitate attaching images to the text along with sending emoji and stickers. Sanaz Ahari, Product Management Direct, Google mention...
BitTorrent Inc., a company synonymous with “file sharing” system is finally sold to Justin Sun, founder of blockchain media start-up TRON. No official authority has disclosed details regarding the takeover, however, TechCrunch confirms that BitTorrent is being sold for $140 million in cash to TRON. BitTorrent, a pioneer in developing a concept based on decentralized computing architecture to share and store data, has a user base of 170 million. Though it was one of the hottest start-ups of Silicon Valley in 2004 with a breakthrough t...
Internet giant Google will invest $550 million in Chinese second largest e-commerce house, JD.com. Google is making all efforts to compete with Amazon in online shopping and exploring Asian fast-growing markets. On the other hand, JD.com plans to take on Jack Ma’s Alibaba, the leading e-commerce site of China. In a joint release, both the online powerhouses stated that they have “collaborated on a range of strategic initiatives, including joint development of retail solutions in Europe, the U.S. and Southeast Asia.” Google Chief Bus...
Hollywood is making a movie on Cryptocurrency scandal titled Crypto. It is a crime thriller featuring Kurt Russell, Alexis Bledel, Luke Hemsworth, Beau Knapp and Jeremie Harris, and Vincent Kartheiser reports the Hollywood Reporter. Crypto is directed by John Stalberg Jr. who created a cult with his debut film, ‘High School’. Carlyle Eubank and David Frigerio have written this indie film based on an original chronicle by Jeffrey Ingber. Both of them have co-written another sci-fi thriller, The Signal starring Beau Knapp earlier. The...
Amazon has traveled a long journey with respect to the evolution of voice-enabled Alexa devices. Joining the series, its latest TV streaming device Amazon Fire TV Cube is slated to release on 21st June, that is, next week in the US. Fire TV Cube is the “first hands-free streaming media player with Alexa”, offering a complete entertainment package. The Fire TV Cube is basically a technical upgrade of Fire TV 3 launched in 2017. Unlike Fire TV 3, the new Alexa device has built-in speakers and far-field voice recognition feature. The de...
Artificial intelligence (AI) capacity development is now. And a wide range of learning methods has been engaged to facilitate various automation such as resource management, autonomous driving, seeing a human body through walls, and so on. But teaching a computer how to make sense has recorded a major setback in AI development. Can this really be achieved? Stanford researchers fed more than 400,000 memes to a computer in an effort to teach the machine how to generate its own. They trained the computer on how to use the memes and when...
Google Inc is placing artificial intelligence at maximum utilization. As announced in April this year, it is initiating a rollout of the AI-powered high-priority notifications setting in Gmail mobile app. The new feature will first land in Gmail iOS app, followed by Android Gmail app very soon, reports VentureBeat. Google released the biggest redesign of Gmail app including a bunch of highly refined features earlier this year. David Thacker, VP Product Management, G-Suite then highlighted that the high-priority notifications will hel...