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Facebook’s new open source project makes it easier to get started with React

technewsi.altervista.org — Facebook's React project is an open source library that allows developers to quickly build apps and their user interfaces in JavaScript. But that's a bit of an understatement, because besides JavaScript, you also have to learn a lot...

Facebook’s new open source project makes it easier to get started with React

techcrunch.com — Facebook's React project is an open source library that allows developers to quickly build apps and their user interfaces in JavaScript. But that's a bit of an understatement, because beside JavaScript, you also have to learn a lot of tools to simply set up a React project.

Google now uses machine learning to make reading comics on phones easier

technewsi.altervista.org — Plenty of people still like to read their comics on paper, but increasingly, phones and tablets are the devices of choice for keeping up with the Justice League. Last year, Google introduced a new reading experience for comics in its Play Books s...

Google now uses machine learning to make reading comics on phones easier

techcrunch.com — Plenty of people still like to read their comics on paper, but increasingly, phones and tablets are the devices of choice for keeping up with the Justice League. Last year, Google introduced a new reading experience for comics in its Play Books store for Android that makes it easier to follow along with the story.

Redis Labs raises $14M for its in-memory NoSQL database services

techcrunch.com — Redis Labs, the company behind the open source Redis data structure store, today announced that it has raised a $14 million Series C round led by Bain Capital Ventures and Carmel Ventures. The company's existing investors, including Silicon Valley Bank and Tamar Ventures managing partner Zohar Gilon, also participated in this round.

Stack Overflow goes beyond Q&As and launches crowdsourced documentation

techcrunch.com — Since its launch in 2008, Stack Overflow has become the go-to community for discussing programming-related questions. Now the service is launching a new product that aims to harness its community to build a repository of peer-reviewed technical documentation. Stack Overflow Documentation wants to be a complement and maybe even a replacement for existing instruction manuals and similar resources.

Google、クラウド自然言語APIを公開―英語、日本語、スペイン語に対応 | TechCrunch Japan

jp.techcrunch.com — 今日(米国時間7/20)、Googleは クラウド自然言語API(Cloud Natural Language API)の公開ベータ版をリリースしたことを ブログで発表した 。デベロッパーはこの新しいサービスにより、Googleが開発したセンチメント分析、 表現抽出、シンタックス解析などの利用が可能になる。 新しいAPIはこれも公開ベータ版であるGoogleの訓練ずみ機械学習API、 ...

Firefox will soon start blocking invisible Flash content

techcrunch.com — Starting in August, Mozilla's Firefox will block Flash content that "is not essential to the user experience," the organization announced today. With this move, Mozilla is following Google's lead, which made a similar decision last year and now plans to almost completely block Flash content in its Chrome browser.

Google Cloud Platform opens its first West Coast region

technewsi.altervista.org — Back in 2006, Google opened its first owned and operated data center in The Dalles, Oregon, and starting today, you'll also be able to host your Google Cloud Platform applications in Oregon, too. The company today announced the launch of it...

Google launches new API to help you parse natural language

technewsi.altervista.org — Google today announced the public beta launch of its Cloud Natural Language API, a new service that gives developers access to Google-powered sentiment analysis, entity recognition, and syntax analysis. This new API joins Google's other pr...
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Jul 25, 2016

after this long lead-up, the Yahoo/Verizon deal feel pretty underwhelming now that it's for real.

Jul 24, 2016

This sure hasn't been a good week for Germany. Let's hope the next one is better.  https://twitter.com/Reuters/status/757375570078490624 

Jul 23, 2016

It often feels like ATAP is doing stuff that's just as exciting as Google X, yet it usually doesn't even get mentioned in X stories.

Jul 22, 2016

I guess he knows more than the Germans then. Don't think it's at all clear that this was a terror attack yet.  https://twitter.com/ReutersUS/status/756688654215553024 

Jul 22, 2016

@Soul_Mining I'm perfectly ok with being wrong on this. At the time, it seemed to me that things started to point in that direction.

Jul 22, 2016

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Jul 22, 2016

RT @AP: BREAKING: Munich police say they believe shooter killed himself and appears to have acted alone.


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