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Twitter acquires machine learning start-up Magic Pony

Twitter has stepped up its efforts in the machine learning arena after announcing the acquisition of visual processing technology company Magic Pony.

Machine learning front and centre of R&D for Microsoft and Google

Dear Future Im Ready, message on paper, smart phone and coffee on table

Microsoft and Google have announced plans to expand their machine learning capabilities, through acquisition and new research offices respectively.

Snooper’s charter a potential disaster warns lobby of US firms

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The ‘snooper’s charter’ could neutralise the contribution of Britain’s digital economy, according to a representation of US tech corporations including Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo.

Box, Docker, eBay, Google among newly formed Cloud Native Computing Foundation

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is putting Linux containers at the core of its definition of 'cloud-native' apps

The Linux Foundation along with a number of enterprises, cloud service providers , telcos and vendors have banded together to form the Cloud Native Computing Foundation in a bid to standardise and advance Linux containerisation for cloud.

Adobe under renewed pressure to kill Flash following security issues

Much of the world's digital video content is still served up on Flash

Adobe Flash, the video and graphics platform that was once almost ubiquitous across computing devices is coming under increasing pressure after a series of security vulnerabilities.

Twitter nixes firehose partnership with DataSift

Twitter is consolidating its grip on data analytics and resellers using its data in real-time

Twitter has suspended negotiations over the future use of the social media giant’s data with big data analytics provider DataSift, sparking concerns the firm plans to shut out others in the ecosystem of data analytics providers it enables.

IBM says over 100 enterprises creating Twitter-integrated cloud services

Twitter and IBM are jointly deliver solutions leveraging IBM's technology and consulting expertise with Twitter's vast data troves

IBM said it has over 100 pilots in place that see the company working with enterprises in a range of verticals to create cloud-based services integrated with Twitter. The move comes months after the two companies inked a deal that would see Twitter make its data stream available to Big Blue’s clients.

Salesforce to support Apple Watch, will other enterprise cloud vendors follow?

Salesforce is bringing its cloud service to the Apple Watch. With other enterprise cloud service vendors follow suit?

Salesforce was among a number of mostly consumer-focused application developers to announce it would support the recently introduced Apple Watch.

Molson Coors to pour customer data in the cloud

Molson Coors is looking to help pubs engage with and find out more about their customers

International brewer Molson Coors is partnering with Purple WiFi to offer access to free wireless internet in pubs where its beers are stocked, giving pubs the opportunity to target those customers with offers and loyalty perks based on data ingested through those access points.

Twitter, IBM ink big data deal

Twitter and IBM are joining forces to jointly deliver solutions leveraging IBM's technology and consulting expertise with Twitter's vast data troves

Twitter and IBM have inked a deal that will see the companies jointly develop big data analytics services and applications that deliver insights using Twitter data.

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