All posts on March, 2016


Google releases virtual reality tour of Abbey Road Studios for Cardboard

Music fans received a special treat today when Google announced it had turned its Street View tour of Abbey Road into a virtual reality app. Android users can download the app to use with Google Cardboard, the company’s VR kit. The company says an iOS version is coming soon. Google had previously created a multi-media tour […]

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Chinese AI team plans to challenge Google’s AlphaGo at board game

BEIJING (By Paul Carsten, Reuters) – A team from China plans to challenge Google’s AlphaGo, the artificial intelligence (AI) program that beat a world-class player in the ancient board game Go, the state-owned Shanghai Securities News reported on Thursday. Scientists from the China Computer Go team will issue a challenge to AlphaGo by the end […]

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Marketing startup Verticly lands $1.1 million to expand internationally

Verticly, a tech startup with offices in London and Newcastle, has raised over €1m (about $1.1 million) from Northstar Ventures, Greek VC firm PJ Tech and several angel investors. The company, which claims to help brands engage with both offline and online customers, says it will use the funds to continue its international expansion. Rick Charnley, […]

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Hey Microsoft, how many apps are in the Windows Store?

OPINION: Windows 10 is now running on over 270 million devices. That’s arguably the most impressive number that Microsoft shared today at its Build 2016 developer conference, especially as it means the company saw 70 million devices added since January. But neither then nor now, Microsoft did not share any updates about the number of apps […]

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