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April 10, 2019

Google’s new AI tools scan documents, take phone calls, and search for products

At Google Cloud Next 2019, Google launched Document Understanding AI and Contact Center AI in beta, plus Vision Product Search in general availability.

April 8, 2019

Google Brain’s AI predicts code from your previous edits

Researchers at Google Brain have devised a machine learning system that predicts future code edits based on edit histories.

April 4, 2019

Microsoft brings Visual Studio Code to Linux as a Snap

Microsoft made Visual Studio Code available for Linux as a Snap, supporting the containerized software package and seamless auto-updates for Linux users.

April 4, 2019

10 ways Siri should become a better assistant in 2019

Apple’s digital assistant Siri has struggled for years, but it took a step forward in 2018 with Siri Shortcuts. Here’s what needs to improve in 2019.

April 3, 2019

Google launches Android Q Beta 2 with multitasking Bubbles, foldables emulator, and zoomable microphones

Google today launched Android Q Beta 2 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, and the official Android Emulator.

April 1, 2019

Automattic launches Happy Tools, distributed workforce products that cost $5 per user

Automattic, best known for WordPress.com, has launched a productivity suite called Happy Tools aimed at the distributed workforce.

March 29, 2019

ProBeat: Microsoft needs to make the case for Cortana — or leave her to Halo

Microsoft has no clear use case for its AI assistant Cortana. The company either needs to figure one out, or send her back to the Halo universe.

March 29, 2019

Apple ends Texture on May 28 without News+ apps for Android or Fire HD

Apple is killing the Texture magazine service it purchased last year, offering News+ for iOS and macOS users, but nothing for Android or Fire HD.