Techmeme
April 3, 2017, 5:50 AM

Top News

Imagination Technologies:
Imagination Technologies: Apple says it will stop using our intellectual property for graphics tech in 15 to 24 months  —  Imagination Technologies Group plc (LSE: IMG, “Imagination”, “the Group") a leading multimedia, processor and communications technology company, has been notified by Apple Inc. …
Giles Turner / Bloomberg:
Imagination Tech says Apple will struggle to avoid infringing its IP, while the UK company's shares fall as much as 69%  —  Apple is a major source of revenue for the U.K. tech company  —  Imagination, Apple in talks regarding future contract  —  Imagination Technologies Group Plc shares plunged …
More: TechEye
Noam Scheiber / New York Times:
How Uber and Lyft use behavioral science, gamification, well timed messages, and other marketing techniques to entice specific behavior from drivers  —  The secretive ride-hailing giant Uber rarely discusses internal matters in public.  But in March, facing crises on multiple fronts …
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Industry insiders shed light on how pricing war between Amazon and Walmart is putting pressure on suppliers of consumer packaged goods  —  Grocery suppliers are feeling the squeeze — big-time.  —  Last month, Walmart gathered some of America's biggest household brands near its Arkansas headquarters for a tough talk.
Siddhartha Mukherjee / New Yorker:
How deep learning algorithms can be used to augment doctors with diagnosis  —  In some trials, “deep learning” systems have outperformed human experts.  —  One evening last November, a fifty-four-year-old woman from the Bronx arrived at the emergency room at Columbia University's medical center with a grinding headache.

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Helping a groundswell of citizen scientists aid the environment  —  See how Microsoft's AI for Earth program is partnering with iNaturalist to help amateur and expert scientists share data.
eero:
eero: your first line of defense against security breaches.  —  Thanks to our automatic and regular software updates as well as a number of other security measures built into our devices and software …
Mozilla:
Facebook Container Extension: Take control of how you're being tracked  —  Our Multi-Account Containers extension has been a game changer for many users, letting them manage various parts of their online life without intermingling their accounts.
Zoho:
Customer Analytics powered by Zoho Reports  —  In our previous posts on Help Desk Analytics (Part 1, Part 2), we spoke about monitoring key metrics in order to measure and improve customer support.

Listen to Techmeme's Podcast:

Techmeme Ride Home for Friday, Apr. 20 Subscribe via Apple Podcasts or RSS.
 

About This Page

This is a Techmeme archive page. It shows how the site appeared at 5:50 AM ET, April 3, 2017.

The most current version of the site as always is available at our home page. To view an earlier snapshot click here and then modify the date indicated.

More News

Earlier Picks