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IBM Watson amps up Moogfest 2016 with AI-infused programming

IBM Watson amps up Moogfest 2016 with AI-infused programming DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA — IBM Watson came to Moogfest 2016, but there were no Jeopardy!At Moogfest, IBM Watson team spokesperson Ally Schneider was on hand to outline all of the latest developments.

Azure API Management lets businesses monetize APIs

Azure API Management lets businesses monetize APIs However, it doesn’t take an entire team to manage available API’s, and in fact, Microsoft’s Azure API Management team (ironically) is offering a bit of a walkthrough on how to monetize API’s using Azure API Management.For developers already dealing in the world of API monetization, the Azure API Management process should seem like a relatively straightforward affair.

New Doom update adds Vulkan support, AMD claims substantial performance boost

New Doom update adds Vulkan support, AMD claims substantial performance boost According to AMD, the RX 480 is up to 27% faster in 1080p when using Vulkan and 23% faster in 1440p.1 and Windows 10 x64 using the game DOOM on the ultra preset.

AMD, Firaxis announce joint partnership to bring DirectX 12 to Civilization VI

AMD, Firaxis announce joint partnership to bring DirectX 12 to Civilization VI The Civilization franchise has evolved to encompass new features, units, and scenarios over its twenty-five year life.Now, AMD and Firaxis have jointly announced that the upcoming Civilization VI will be built around DirectX 12, with features like asynchronous compute and explicit multi-adapter GPU support.

Nvidia announces new ‘Nvidia’ Titan X: $1,200, 12GB of GDDR5X, shipping August 2

Nvidia announces new ‘Nvidia’ Titan X: $1,200, 12GB of GDDR5X, shipping August 2 The first GTX Titan launched nearly a year after the first Kepler GPU, while the Titan X launched roughly six months after Maxwell.Previous Titan-class GPUs have used a secondary label, like Titan Black or Titan X.

Tim Sweeney claims Microsoft will destroy Steam gradually using Windows 10

Tim Sweeney claims Microsoft will destroy Steam gradually using Windows 10 Ever since Microsoft announced it would launch the Windows Store as part of Windows 8, it’s drawn criticism from certain quarters.Tim Sweeney, the Unreal engine developer, has also criticized Microsoft’s Windows 10 Store and the entire concept of the Universal Windows Platform.

Windows App Studio gets community-driven API gallery in July 2016 update

Windows App Studio gets community-driven API gallery in July 2016 update The Windows App Studio is an excellent and easy to use tool made to let you create apps without even writing a single line of code.The tool has been updated multiple times and has helped a lot of developers get into the Universal Windows Platform.

Yes, Google Play is tracking you — and that’s just the tip of a very large iceberg

Yes, Google Play is tracking you — and that’s just the tip of a very large iceberg The only way to completely disable this kind of location tracking is to disable Google Play.First of all, it’s true that location services are integrated into Google Play and that Google actively encourages developers to use Google Play services, rather than the open-source location APIs that are part of AOSP (Android Open Source Project).

Microsoft may be prepping a new, locked-down version of Windows, with Windows RT-like restrictions

Microsoft may be prepping a new, locked-down version of Windows, with Windows RT-like restrictions Now, however, rumors have surfaced the firm might be preparing a new OS version — Windows Cloud — that’s not actually cloud-based at all.Sharp-eyed users have spotted product definitions for a new “Windows Cloud” / “Windows Cloud N” (European version without a multimedia player packed in), and been speculating on what it might mean for the future of Windows.

Tim Sweeney is positively steam-ed about Microsoft's Windows Cloud operating system

Tim Sweeney is positively steam-ed about Microsoft's Windows Cloud operating system Yesterday, we reported on Windows Cloud — a new version of Microsoft’s Windows 10 that’s supposedly in the works.Tim Sweeney, the founder of Epic and lead developer on the Unreal Engine, has been a harsh critic of Microsoft and its Windows Store before.

Google provides a tool for making objects and places within video searchable

Google provides a tool for making objects and places within video searchable During the Google Cloud Next Conference in San Francisco, Google revealed a new machine learning application program interface (API) called Cloud Video Intelligence.With this API, developers can create applications capable of detecting objects within video and making them searchable and discoverable.

Get ready for more live Twitter videos, thanks to new API access

Get ready for more live Twitter videos, thanks to new API access According to TechCrunch, the live API will allow large broadcast companies to implement their own Twitter live-streams beginning March 21.More: Want to keep that live video around?

Mevo, the live-streaming camera, is now Twitter compatible thanks to new API

Mevo, the live-streaming camera, is now Twitter compatible thanks to new API Why it matters to you The camera designed for live-streaming couldn't broadcast to Twitter at the first lannch because it didn't have access, but now Twitter's API release means the camera can go live on both Facebook and Twitter.The Mevo is the first camera to use Twitter’s live API after the social media platform launched the third-party compatibility feature earlier today, March 21.

Star Citizen will use Vulkan, not DirectX 12, DX11 to be phased out

Star Citizen will use Vulkan, not DirectX 12, DX11 to be phased out Instead of using Microsoft’s DX12, Star Citizen will use Vulkan, with DirectX 11 support also being phased out.As a result our current intention is to only support Vulkan and eventually drop support for DX11 as this shouldn’t effect [sic] any of our backers.

Khronos helping developers write games that can run on Vulkan, Metal, and DirectX 12

Khronos helping developers write games that can run on Vulkan, Metal, and DirectX 12 The Khronos Group makes OpenGL and Vulkan, two cross-platform graphics application programming interfaces (APIs) that seek to run on every platform that might be of interest to gamers.However, Khronos has concluded that current cross-platform solutions aren’t sufficient to support every platform, including Apple’s, which currently utilizes that company’s Metal API and so hasn’t yet adopted Vulkan support.

3Dmark benchmark test now lets you compare Direct X 11, 12, and Vulkan

3Dmark benchmark test now lets you compare Direct X 11, 12, and Vulkan Futuremark added the Vulkan API to its Overhead test in 3Dmark, letting users see how their system handles draw calls in DirectX 11, 12, and now Vulkan.Although Vulkan should decimate DirectX 11 in testing, it will be interesting to see how different systems fare when comparing it to DirectX 12.

Researchers demonstrate that Google’s cloud video AI is easily duped

Researchers demonstrate that Google’s cloud video AI is easily duped A recent research project demonstrated just that fact by feeding videos to Google’s Cloud Video Intelligence API and seeing if it could determine exactly what a given video was about.Apparently, this seemingly simple task is a challenge for Google’s AI and points out the difficulty of creating automatic systems to categorize video, as Motherboard reports.

More Live Photos will be in more places following Apple’s release of the API

More Live Photos will be in more places following Apple’s release of the API That’s because when shooting the live photo, the camera also captures what happens 1.With the release of the API, developers have access to parts of the Live Photo code, which allows them to support the feature.

Cybercriminals use verified API token to generate Facebook spam mments

Cybercriminals use verified API token to generate Facebook spam mments Security and compliance company Proofpoint has discovered the API access token for a legitimate, verified Facebook app being used to generate comment spam on Facebook pages.“If cybercriminals put a malicious link on a popular social media page, the attacker’s ability to reach a larger audience grows exponentially.