Google has open-sourced an AI tool

google_pixel_2 Google has used its machine learning talent to make  better images out of a small smartphone lens and take better photos on Pixel. The new AI tool go by code name  DeepLab-v3+.

According to Google DeepLab-v3+ is an image segmentation tool built using convolutional neural networks, or CNNs: a machine learning method that’s particularly good at analyzing visual data.  DeepLab-v3 by adding a simple yet effective decoder module to refine the segmentation results .



Twitter is planning to ban cryptocurrency ads

IMG_2298 Twitter is planning to ban advertisements for cryptocurrencies.

Following similar moves by Facebook and GoogleTwitter is now preparing to ban crypto-related advertisements on its platform. The ban could begin in  two weeks.The  rules will likely prohibit advertisements for initial coin offerings (ICOs), token sales, and cryptocurrency wallets.

The report suggests,  that the new policy will be launched with some “limited exceptions” in regards to trading platforms. Google announced its plans to restrict ads of cryptocurrencies and content related to initial coin offerings, exchanges, wallets, and crypto trading advice.



Microsoft’s new Outlook design is rolling out

Outlook Microsoft is  rolling  out its new Outlook.com design to all users in the coming weeks. Users will also be able to opt-in to try out Microsoft’s calendar.

Mail—The fresh new look of the Mail experience will now be standard for all users—no need to toggle in! You’ll get a speedier performance, improved Skype integration.With improved Skype integration, it’s easier than ever to chat in real-time right from your Outlook.com inbox.

Filtering messages by category is now easier than ever—just type the category name in the search bar or add a favorite category .

You can also install more add-ins from the Office Store simply open an email, click the drop-down menu, and select Get Add-ins.The new look brings the best designs and learnings from the Mail experience to the Calendar.

The new beta experience for People makes it easier to create, view, and edit your contacts and contact lists.


Google Assistant for iPad

assistant Google added its Assistant to the iPhone last year and now its available on iPad. According to the company, Assistant on the iPad does what Assistant for the iPhone can do.

The Assistant on iPad is rolling out today and will be available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil) and Spanish. Google Assistant for iPad by downloading the app from the iTunes App Store [download].

Assistant can help on your iPad while :

  • Set the mood by having the Assistant “dim the lights”
  • Cast to your TV by asking the Assistant to “watch the latest news on the living room TV”
  • Stay in touch by asking the Assistant to “video call” or “text ”
  • Keep up with your chores by asking the Assistant to “remind me to take out the recycling at 8 PM”



Apple announces March 27th event focus on education

apple-march-27.jpg Apple has announced an event on March 27th that will focus on  education ,ideas, creativity and more. . Chicago’s Board of Education recently added computer science as a graduation requirement.

Most pressingly, the company is said to be working on a new 13-inch MacBook, which would effectively replace or supplant the aging MacBook Air. The new computer — rumored to be a 13.3-inch “entry-level” MacBook with a 2560 x 1600 resolution.

Schools can use Apple-made tools to teach programing.


From Android Wear to Wear OS

watches-2330988_960_720  A Google’s website has officially confirmed the change Android wear name has changed to Wear OS. Google says, was a fairly straightforward one: a growing percentage of Android Wear smartwatch owners were actually using it connected to an iPhone.

Text, email and see who’s calling, without pulling out your phone.

The new name, according to Dennis Troper, director of product management for Wear OS by Google, “better reflects our technology, vision, and most important of all – the people who wear our watches.”

Wear OS by Google, a wearables operating system for everyone,” Google’s Dennis Tropper said in a blog post. “You’ll begin to see the new name on your watch and phone app over the next few weeks.”



Google Maps adds wheelchair accessible transit

google-maps-1797882_960_720 Google is adding a “wheelchair accessible” routing option to Google Maps. This feature is initially being rolled out in several cities that are major transit hubs, including London, New York, Tokyo, Mexico City, Boston, and Sydney.

To access the “wheelchair accessible” routes, type your desired destination into Google Maps. Tap “Directions” then select the public transportation icon. Then tap “Options” and under the Routes section, you’ll find “wheelchair accessible” as a new route type.

Google says this feature to make life easier for people who use wheelchairs, but accessible routes are also helpful if you’re on crutches or pushing a stroller.


Apple WWDC 2018 iOS 12 and more

wwdc18 Apple is planning to return to San Jose again in 2018, between June 4th and June 8th .

Apple’s WWDC site, and tickets will be available  on March 23rd. It will be held in San Jose, California, at the McEnery Convention Center. This year WWDC will be about iOS 12 and more. Apple is reportedly focusing on reliability and performance in iOS 12 over new features.

iPhone and Mac may be the most focused at  WWDC . Stay tuned for more WWDC 18 news.


YouTube will be adding Wikipedia to video info about conspiracies

IMG_2595 YouTube will add information from Wikipedia to videos about popular conspiracy theories. Last month, YouTube said it would start alerting users about videos from news corporations that get funding from governments.

“When there are videos that are focused around something that’s a conspiracy — and we’re using a list of well-known internet conspiracies from Wikipedia — then we will show a companion unit of information from Wikipedia showing that here is information about the event,” Wojcicki said.

YouTube has thousands of conspiracy videos. A link will be added below the video that will redirect you to Wikipedia. Talking to WIRED, Wojcicki explained that YouTube will initially focus on conspiracy theories.



WhatsApp now allows messages to be deleted an hour after you sent them

whatsapp-892926_960_720 WhatsApp has totally changed the way for messaging experience. Delete for everyone feature. Allow you to delete messages up to seven minutes after you sent them. According to  WABetaInfo has noticed that the latest version of WhatsApp extends that time limit  to one hour, eight minutes, and 16 seconds.

An hour means you now have far longer to delete messages sent by mistake.WhatsApp users will care less about the exact amount of time.