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    1. Inside Facebook’s new “Area 404” hardware lab | Follow @2Elearning

      Inside Facebook’s new “Area 404” hardware lab | Follow @2Elearning

      This is where Facebook will prototype its solar drones, Internet-beaming lasers, VR headsets, and next-gen servers. The problem with moving faster than most companies is that Facebook was plagued by delays whenever it had to outsource prototyping and testing of its gadgets and gizmos. With so much hardware on its 10-year roadmap, and quarter after quarter of profits stacking up, it made sense…

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    2. Sales Lead: LinkedIn moves into video, starting with Quora-style Q&A from Influencers

      Sales Lead: LinkedIn moves into video, starting with Quora-style Q&A from Influencers

      LinkedIn, the social platform for people to network and look for work that’s getting acquired by Microsoft for $26 billion, is taking the wraps off a new feature that it hopes will get more of its 433 million users moving — literally and figuratively — when it comes to engaging with the site: today, LinkedIn is taking its first foray into video content, created by…

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    3. Alphabet’s (Google) business keeps chugging with a big second quarter | Follow @2Elearning

      Alphabet’s (Google) business keeps chugging with a big second quarter | Follow @2Elearning

      While Alphabet’s core advertising business has often been questioned as the net value of its ads has been in decline, there’s one thing that’s hard to argue — it’s still one of the biggest technology businesses in the world, and it’s still growing. Alphabet reported a second quarter that continued tech’s hot streak today, handily beating Wall…

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    4. UberCENTRAL lets businesses request and pay for customer rides

      UberCENTRAL lets businesses request and pay for customer rides

      You can lead a horse to water and hope they’ll buy something when they’re there – or at least, that’s how I think the expression goes after learning that Uber is launching a new program called UberCENTRAL to let businesses of any size request, pay for and manage rides for customers from a centralized dashboard. UberCENTRAL is a project that manages to target both low-…

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    5. Sales Lead: Bookshelf GPS adds interactive, personalized content to VitalSource’s textbook library

      Sales Lead: Bookshelf GPS adds interactive, personalized content to VitalSource’s textbook library

      Personalized learning company Cerego is teaming up with VitalSource, the ed-tech arm of book distribution company Ingram. VitalSource says its BookShelf platform already offers access to a library of more than 1 million electronic textbooks from 1,000-plus publishers. Now with Bookshelf GPS, it’s adding interactive content to those textbooks, tailored to individual students. So for a…

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    6. Amazon Prime’s latest perk is discounted student loans | Follow @2Elearning

      Amazon Prime’s latest perk is discounted student loans | Follow @2Elearning

      Amazon Prime is known for its 2-day shipping service and other perks, like free movies and TV shows for streaming through Prime Video and unlimited photo storage, among other things. But now you can add another benefit to the growing selection of perks that come with being a Prime customer: student loan discounts. Wells Fargo and Amazon announced this morning plans to offer Prime customers…

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    7. Udacity wants to help you become a self-taught self-driving car engineer | Follow @2Elearning

      Udacity wants to help you become a self-taught self-driving car engineer | Follow @2Elearning

      Convenient that we just revealed self-taught autonomous car creator Geohot will be at Disrupt: Now you, too, can become a self-driving vehicle engineer, in one year, using Udacity’s newly announced nanodegree (via Recode). Udacity is the online education startup helmed by Sebastian Thrun, a former Google employee who actually helped kick off that company’s self-driving car…

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    8. Microsoft announces professional degree program to fill the skills gap | Follow @2Elearning

      Microsoft wants more data scientists in the job market. But some young people need to acquire their knowledge starting completely anew, while mid-career professionals need to build on their previous experience. To plug the skills gap for both categories, Microsoft launched a series of classes in data science through edX.org, the nonprofit online learning destination founded by Harvard…

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    9. Investment Watch: FiveAI picks up $2.7M to build AI-driven software for autonomous vehicles

      Investment Watch: FiveAI picks up $2.7M to build AI-driven software for autonomous vehicles

      FiveAI is a rather ambitious U.K. startup that’s building AI-driven software to help accelerate the development of autonomous vehicles. The young company wants to apply the latest developments in computer vision and AI/machine learning to enable self-driving cars to do more of the heavy-lifting regards to understanding and navigating their immediate environment.

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    10. Oculus launching the Rift without the Touch controllers probably wasn’t a great move

      Oculus launching the Rift without the Touch controllers probably wasn’t a great move

      The Oculus Rift launch has been a rocky one that hasn’t exactly left fans of the highly influential consumer VR platform very happy. Today, Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe announced a few things (we’re pretty sure it was him this time). He clued us into the fact that after three-and-a-half months, the Oculus team has at last caught up with pre-orders and that Oculus’s cool…

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    11. Yikes! Apple is building organ donation into iOS 10 | Don't get hacked! | Follow @2Elearning

      Yikes! Apple is building organ donation into iOS 10 | Don't get hacked! | Follow @2Elearning

      Granted, it’s not the most cutting edge new feature for iOS 10, but it’s an important one, nonetheless. Apple issued a release this morning announcing that the company is teaming with Donate Life America to bring organ donation to its mobile operating system. When iOS 10 rolls out this fall, it will include an option that makes it possible for users to become organ, eye and…

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    12. Meet Articoolo, the robot writer with content for brains | Follow @2Elearning

      Meet Articoolo, the robot writer with content for brains | Follow @2Elearning

      There is great writing. And there is content. And at this juncture in the Internet’s evolution it seems very plain, Dear Online Reader, that you are mostly being served a tsunami of content — accelerated into your attention trough by click-dependent digital business models which require a steady stream of word fodder to engage eyeballs long enough to ambush them with ads…

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    13. VR Market to Exceed TV Market in 2025: Is the future of VR NVIDIA, Sony & Apple? | TechCrunch | Follow @2Elearning

      VR Market to Exceed TV Market in 2025: Is the future of VR NVIDIA, Sony & Apple? | TechCrunch | Follow @2Elearning

      Virtual reality is all the buzz nowadays. And why wouldn’t it be when analysts like Goldman Sachs make estimates that the industry is poised to surpass the TV market in annual revenue by 2025. That would make virtual reality bigger than TV in less than 10 years. These estimates are so massive because the breakthrough technology has the ability to extend itself into so many markets…

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    14. Google|Udacity launch Android programming course for beginners | fast learners - get it done before Free Trial ends.

      Google|Udacity launch Android programming course for beginners | fast learners - get it done before Free Trial ends.

      Google wants more people to learn to program — especially for its Android platform. While the company already offered a few programming courses, they were typically geared toward students with at least some rudimentary programming experience. Starting today, the Google Android Basics Nanodegree class is available on the online learning platform Udacity. It’s the first Android…

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    15. Google app takes on WebMD with an intelligent symptom search | TechCrunch | Follow @2Elearning

      Google app takes on WebMD with an intelligent symptom search | TechCrunch | Follow @2Elearning

      If you’ve ever turned to the interwebs when feeling sick you may have started worrying you had a deathly, flesh-eating virus instead of the common cold. Google aims to eliminate some of that anxiety and confusion in the following days with a few tweaks to the Google app. The Google app works by voice command searches for things like the weather in San Francisco or asking it to time…

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    16. New York has passed a bill legalizing daily fantasy sports | Follow @2Elearning

      New York has passed a bill legalizing daily fantasy sports | Follow @2Elearning

      Early this morning, on the last day of the current session, The New York Assembly passed legislation legalizing daily fantasy sports throughout the state of New York. While the bill still needs to be signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, its passing is a big win for the entire industry. The Battle Ends Due to the large concentration of daily fantasy sports players in the state (about 10 percent of…

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    17. IBM’s Watson makes a move into self-driving cars with Olli, a minibus from Local Motors

      IBM’s Watson makes a move into self-driving cars with Olli, a minibus from Local Motors

      IBM today took the wraps off its first big foray into the world of self-driving cars, not as the driver of them, but as the brain behind making your self-driving journey a little more interesting. IBM Watson, the company’s AI platform, is powering services in Olli — an electric-powered vehicle that can carry up to 12 people designed by Local Motors, a car maker based out of…

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    18. Microsoft makes some moves to lift Dynamics CRM marketshare

      Microsoft makes some moves to lift Dynamics CRM marketshare

      Microsoft has been searching for ways to strengthen its flagging Dynamics customer relationship management (CRM) tool, and it made a couple of moves this week (one quite significant) with an eye toward making life easier for sales people and enhancing its marketshare in the process. For starters, you might have heard that Microsoft bought LinkedIn on Monday for a cool $26 billion.…

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    19. Nanit knows more about how your baby sleeps than you do

      What if a simple camera capturing data for machine learning could tell you the threat level of an individual approaching a fence. What if the same combination of camera and computer could classify the behavior of shoppers in a grocery store isle and judge things like intent to purchase, presence of decision paralysis, and ease of identifying desired products. Fueled by advances in image…

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    20. Apple announces iOS 10

      Apple announces iOS 10

      Apple redesigned the lock screen with iOS 10. With “Raise to Wake” you can see your lock screen without touching your phone. Your phone wakes up. This move was needed as Touch ID had become so fast with the iPhone 6s that you wouldn’t see your notifications on your lock screen. Now, you can also preview notifications with 3D touch. You deep press on a notification and it loads…

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    21. Google launches new certification program for software development agencies

      Google launches new certification program for software development agencies

      Google today announced a new certification program for development agencies. The idea behind the program is to recognize agencies that “have undergone the required training and have demonstrated excellence in building Android applications,” a Google spokesperson tells us. In total, 13 agencies in India, Russia, U.K. and U.S. have already been certified since Google first…

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    22. Salesforce expands Trailhead training as it envisions a world of citizen developersSalesforce expands Trailhead training as it envisions a world of citizen developers | Follow @2Elearning

      Salesforce expands Trailhead training as it envisions a world of citizen developersSalesforce expands Trailhead training as it envisions a world of citizen developers | Follow @2Elearning

      If every company is a software company, perhaps every line of business (LoB) employee should be a programmer. That would be appear to be the idea behind Salesforce’s massive TrailheaDX announcement today. Ultimately, Salesforce hopes these LoB employees will be able to build apps without the help of IT or trained programmers. While the technical folks with programming knowledge…

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