Google Open-Sources The Machine Learning Tech Behind Google Photos Search, Smart Reply And More

Google Open-Sources The Machine Learning Tech Behind Google Photos Search, Smart Reply And More

 Google says today it’s making the machine learning technology that powers a number of its products, including Google Photos search, speech recognition in the Google app, and the newly launched “Smart Reply” feature for its email app Inbox. Called TensorFlow, the technology helps makes apps smarter, and Google says it’s far more powerful than its first-generation… Read More

MasterCard to bring payment capabilities to smart rings, car keys, other smart tech products and supported gadgets in 2016

MasterCard to bring payment capabilities to smart rings, car keys, other smart tech products and supported gadgets in 2016


Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:

MasterCard to bring payment capabilities to smart rings, car keys, other smart tech products and supported gadgets in 2016  —  MasterCard wants to turn every gadget into a credit card  —  MasterCard wants to let every new gadget turn into a credit card.  It’s launching a new program today …

Philips Hue smart lights can now be controlled via Siri

Philips Hue smart lights can now be controlled via Siri

“Siri, dim the table lamp to 30%.”

Philips Hue lighting is now a part of the Apple’s growing HomeKit system, so you can use Siri to control the lights in the house. And with phrases like the one above, you can get incredibly specific with how you want the lighting to feel

The Philips Hue lights will work alongside other other HomeKit products, like garage door openers, front door locks, thermostats and blinds. For example, when you arrive in from work, the lights will (in theory) know when the front door unlocks and will automatically adjust to how you like them after a long day

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