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Microsoft’s unified Office app launches on iOS and yes, it has dark mode

02.19.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

In November 2019, Microsoft previewed a new version of its Office app for Android and iOS, combining Word, Excel and PowerPoint into a single application.  The Android version of the app was made available on Google Play on Monday, but it is now... ...

Tradeshift cuts headcount by three figures in effort to turn towards profitability

Last month, Tradeshift, a platform for supply chain payments which has achieved unicorn status in recent years, had some good news and some bad news. It announced a Series F funding round of $240 million in equity and debt, raised from a combination of existing and new investors. It’s now raised a total of $661 ...

Innovaccer wants to be the service that unifies all healthcare data

The holy grail for technology companies working in the healthcare industry is becoming the gateway for all healthcare data. Big legacy providers like Epic and Cerner are trying to reach out to hospital networks to hoover up all of their data. Google is interested in it. Salesforce is interested in it. Everyone wants to be ...

Judge halts Microsoft work on JEDI contract after AWS request

A sealed order from a judge today has halted the $10 billion, decade long JEDI project in its tracks until AWS’s protest of the contract award to Microsoft can be heard by the court. The order signed by Judge Patricia E. Campbell-Smith of the US Court Federal Claims stated: The United States, by and through ...

Fiddler Labs, SRI and Berkeley experts open up the black box of machine learning at TC Sessions: Robotics+AI

As AI permeates the home, work, and public life, it’s increasingly important to be able to understand why and how it makes its decisions. Explainable AI isn’t just a matter of hitting a switch, though; Experts from UC Berkeley, SRI, and Fiddler Labs will discuss how we should go about it on stage at TC ...

Will Apple, Facebook or Microsoft be the future of augmented reality?

While startup insurgents make a huge difference, big platforms may exert disproportionate influence over the future of AR. ...

Want to join the Xbox Game Pass for PC beta? Get your first 3 months for only $1.

02.07.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

TL;DR: A three-month introductory subscription to the Xbox Game Pass for PC (Beta) normally costs $14.99, but for a limited time, you can join for just $1. Often described as the Netflix for video games, the Xbox Game Pass is a subscription service ... ...

Netflix begins streaming in AV1 on Android

Netflix announced this week that it has started to stream titles in AV1 on Android in what could significantly help the two-year-old media codec gain wider adoption. The world’s biggest streaming giant said on Wednesday that by switching from Google’s VP9 — which it previously used on Android — to AV1, its compression efficiency has ...