Slack takes over mailapp Astro Technology
Slack plans to make all mails redundant in the end. To achieve that goal, Slack embraces Tehcnology's e-mail. To this end, it acquires Astro Technology, a startup based in San Francisco that has been active for three years now.
Astro is an interesting product for Slack, because it offers a number of... Read more
Google’s Chinese search engine contributes to active censorship
Google has developed a prototype for a search engine suitable for the Chinese market. The search engine links jobs to personal phone numbers, making it easier for the Chinese government to keep an eye on users.
The search engine, called Dragonfly, is designed for Android devices. This automatically ... Read more
Microsoft makes deep learning accessible with acquisition low code platform
Microsoft announces acquisition of Lobe. The start-up has created a platform for building AI models using a visual interface, without the need for code or technical knowledge.
According to Microsoft CTO Kevin Scott, people are only just beginning to discover the full potential of AI.
This is largely... Read more
Salesforce launches two new low code tools
Salesforce has unveiled two new tools for its software development services. It concerns the Lightning Object Creator and the Lightning Flow Builder.
Both tools have been developed for so-called 'low code development'. This approach uses ready-to-use components that can be reused. As a result, less ... Read more
Microsoft test ‘warning’ before installing web browser other than Edge
For years there has been a fierce battle over internet browsers. Microsoft managed to replace the disgraceful Internet Explorer with Edge quite successfully, but it doesn't beat Google's Chrome and Mozilla's Firefox for the time being. And so Microsoft has devised a new tactic for attacking the comp... Read more
Google discontinues inbox mail service as of March 2019
It will take a while, but Google has already announced that it will stop using the Inbox app. The mail app was described at launch as the future of email, but now appears to have no future. Just four years after launch, the plug is pulled out.
Inbox was equipped with convenient and unique features. ... Read more
Logi Analytics now also offers predictive analyses
Logi Analytics, a company that sells tools for developers, will expand its possibilities in the coming period. Currently, with the products of Logi Analytics, developers can expand the possibilities for data analysis with predictive analysis.
The company offers a developer platform that allows appli... Read more
Programming language Julia is rapidly becoming more popular.
For the first time, Python is in the top three most popular programming languages. Only C and Java are even more popular. According to TIOBE, an institute that maintains an index of the most popular programming languages, Python is becoming increasingly widespread and is the standard choice at unive... Read more
Google Chrome’s tenth anniversary brings some design changes
Google celebrates the tenth anniversary of browser Chrome by launching a new version. This includes not only support for the notch of smartphones, but also other small updates. This includes new types of code that are supported and visual changes.
The new version of Chrome includes a number of visua... Read more