Apple Releases New iPad For Students to Compete With Google | Timehttp://time.com/5215980/new-ipad-2018-price-release-apple/In a move to challenge Google and Microsoft’s dominance in the classroom, Apple is releasing a new 9.7-inch iPad geared toward students, the company announced on Tuesday during a press event at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago. This new iPad will support the Apple Pencil, the stylus accessory that, until this point, was only compatible with the company’s more expensive iPad Pro tablets. The new iPad will have an eight megapixel camera, a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, and up to 10 hours of battery life. It will be powered by Apple A10 Fusion chip, the same processor found in the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
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- Apple iOS 12 Coming this Fall! — Apple iOS 12: Cheat sheet – TechRepublichttps://www.techrepublic.com/article/apple-ios-12-cheat-sheet/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27689259515740508250262421970472With iOS 12, Apple adds security features, performance enhancements, Group FaceTime, ARKit 2, and more. Typically Apple holds a special event in mid-to-late September where new iPhone hardware that comes pre-installed with the latest version of iOS is debuted and demoed. I expect that this year will follow a [...]
- Google’s AI Manifesto: Accountability... — Google’s AI Manifesto: Accountability, Privacy, and No Killer Robots – ExtremeTechhttps://www.extremetech.com/extreme/270922-googles-ai-manifesto-accountability-privacy-and-no-killer-robots?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=titleGoogle lists seven core values for its AI research and lists several applications that are off-limits. Google’s general objectives for AI include being socially beneficial, avoiding creating or reinforcing unfair bias, being built and tested for safety, being accountable to people, incorporating privacy design principles, [...]
- Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5 ... — Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion | Storieshttps://news.microsoft.com/2018/06/04/microsoft-to-acquire-github-for-7-5-billion/Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced it has reached an agreement to acquire GitHub, the world’s leading software development platform where more than 28 million developers learn, share and collaborate to create the future. Together, the two companies will empower developers to achieve more at every stage of [...]