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Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Microsoft Translator gets full offline support on Android and iOS; third-party Android developers can now pay to use Translator in their own apps   —  Chances are you mostly need a translator app on your phone while you are traveling.  But that's also when you are most likely to not have any connectivity.
Apr 18, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Twilio makes its SIM-based Programmable Wireless service for IoT developers generally available   —  For a communications platform like Twilio, getting into wireless always seemed like a logical next move and a year ago, the company did just that with the beta launch of its SIM-based Programmable Wireless service for IoT.
Apr 17, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google launches improved Cloud Speech-to-Text API for developers with a new punctuation model and claiming ~54% reduction in word transcription errors   —  Only a few weeks after launching a major overhaul of its Cloud Text-to-Speech API, Google today also announced an update to that service's Speech-to-Text voice recognition service.
Apr 9, 2018, 7:40 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Interview with Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst about growing the company's core business beyond Linux with cloud computing projects like OpenShift and OpenStack   —  The Red Hat Linux distribution is turning 25 years old this week.  What started as one of the earliest Linux distributions …
Apr 2, 2018, 8:45 AMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Microsoft to add Stocks and Geography data types to Excel, powered by Bing's knowledge graph, letting users embed rich data in their spreadsheets   —  Excel is the workhorse of many industries and if you love your spreadsheets, the following news will likely make you unreasonably happy …
Mar 29, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google adds support for 39 more languages to Maps   —  Google today announced that Google Maps is getting support for 39 additional languages.  —  The newly supported languages are Afrikaans, Albanian, Amharic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Burmese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Estonian …
Mar 27, 2018, 6:25 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Nvidia announces support for Kubernetes container orchestration on Nvidia GPUs and will contribute its GPU enhancements to the Kubernetes open source community   —  This has been a long time coming, but during his GTC keynote, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang today announced support …
Mar 27, 2018, 6:00 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
Google Cloud opens to developers its DeepMind-developed text-to-speech engine that it uses for Assistant and its Google Maps directions   —  Text-to-speech synthesis has made great strides over the course of the last few years, up to the point where many modern systems almost sound like a real person is reading a text.
Mar 27, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
MariaDB acquires Bulgaria-based big data business analytics company MammothDB for an undisclosed price; MammothDB had raised a $1.8M seed round in 2015   —  MariaDB is best known as a drop-in replacement for the popular MySQL database.  But the MariaDB Corporation, which was founded …
Mar 27, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
GitLab brings its continuous integration/delivery features to GitHub, letting GitLab create automated builds, tests, deployments when devs push code to GitHub   —  Here is an interesting twist: GitLab, which in many ways competes with GitHub as a shared code repository service for teams …
Mar 22, 2018, 1:20 PMIn context

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