Google home and Google Mini are now introduced in India and according to an estimate, Google Assistant usage has grown three times in the last 12 months. You can now effortlessly switch between English and another language when conversing with your additional in Google Home. Google Home aims to support seven Indic languages in the next few months. Read more on this in an article by HARISH JONNALAGADDA in androidcentral.
Users are allowed to play through web-browser by a fraction of currently available Cloud Gaming Software. Based on the cost, performance and accessibility RemoteMyApp’s second generation of streaming technology software Vortex is most popular among the cloud gamers and is advised as the best cloud based gaming software for google chrome. It is only $9.99 per month for about 100 hours of Cloud Gaming and provides instant play for a long list of games. Read more about this in an article by JJ Cabana in FLICKSTIQ.
Google Chromebooks conventionally run the standard web-based applications, they also have the capability of connecting to Google Play Store and can seamlessly run Android apps. The new models, however, have recently gained the ability to run Linux apps as well. Linux, the free and open-source operating system even though with its not so friendly user interface is adored by many programmers across the globe. Read more on this in an article by JR Raphael in the COMPUTERWORLD.
After successful installation of a supercomputer (with an Intel Broadwell processors) on the International Space Station, the company has announced the availability for earth-based developers for experimentations. The state of the art one teraflop computer was launched into space in the summer of 2017 on a SpaceX rocket. Read more on this in an article by Ron Miller in TechCrunch.
Microsoft has experienced its best year under the leadership of Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft. Microsoft collected $23 billion in revenues this year and made several acquisitions. This strong financial growth under Nadya’s command and has helped Nadya earn a 29% rise in his salary package. It was revealed that Microsoft is going to use LinkedIn’s performance as the key factor to evaluate how much Nadella along with other top executives in the corporation will be paid. This stress upon Linkedin alone shows the importance of LinkedIn to Microsoft. Linkedin was acquired by Microsoft in 2016 by paying $27 billion. Now Microsoft seeks new avenues towards growth outside of its basic IT business through LinkedIn. Read more at TechGiG.
As broadcasting and media industry steadily moves towards IP and software-centric environments, a completely IP and software-based uncompressed playout system is recently launched by Red Bee Media. The new platform claims to eliminate compressed video feeds, special purpose hardware or additional infrastructure that is costly to acquire and maintain. The software offers the highest quality streams and flexible commercial models running on a hybrid cloud. Read more on this on in an article by Tim Dams in Broadcast.
Cryptocurrency has become a phenomenon nowadays and there is a significant increase in its demand. Studies show that technologies have been adopted by the society to incorporate Bitcoin and because of which considerable difficulties are created with large electricity demands to run the heavy-duty hardware. Researchers have created scenarios to estimate the growth rate of its emission with respect to the incorporation of other technologies and the results are shocking. At the normal growth rate, the cumulative emission of Bitcoins would cause a 2°C increase in the earth’s temperature within 16 years. Read more about this in an article by Science Daily.
The mobile app performance software HeadSpin has raised Series B funding worth of $20 million today and is expecting to double its revenues in 2018. Investors such as ICONIQ Capital, EQT Ventures and Battery Ventures participated in the funding, joined by other investors such as GV, Danhua Capital, Telstra Ventures, NextWorld Capital, and Nexus Ventures Partners. According to VentureBeat, the infused cash will be used to address the demands of the customers and to grow the company’s workforce.
According to a statement by ICONIQ co-founder Will Griffith, HeadSpin’s performance has been outstanding as a startup company and has appealed the majority of the key players in the mobile world. The mobile app software company has already become the benchmark for other companies in the mobile world, becoming the fastest growing software companies ever seen.
The Palo-Alto based software company was joined by Manish Lachwani (ex-principal architect of the Amazon Kindle) last year. Under his command, the relatively unknown and a startup company has transformed into one of the fastest growing software companies. Lachwani joined by Brien Colwell (Nextop’s ex CEO) as the Chief technology officer and Sriram Krishnan (former head of international growth of Tinder) as the head of product are the top tier of the company. Read more at TechCrunch.
Apple unveiled the most anticipated update iOS-12 with a series of interesting features like Grouped Notification and FaceTime with up to 32 participants. iOS-12 public beta 3 is available today and with this update, Apple aims to make its mobile operating system more reliable competing with Google’s Android. Although it isn’t the biggest software update there is something in it for you whether you are downloading public or developer’s version, caution is advised. But the best part is iOS-12 is free to download, whether you wait for September or download it today. Read more about this in the article by Matt Swider in techradar.
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