The 5 most important new features of Samsung's brand-new Galaxy S20 2020/02/11 19:30:00 Business Insider
The Samsung Galaxy S20 's headlining feature is its upgraded camera, which comes with a 64-megapixel sensor on the S20 and S20 Plus model and a massive 108-megapixel sensor on the S20 Ultra. The phones also have improved screens that are capable of reaching higher refresh rates, which should make navigating the phone's software feel snappier. Taken together, the new features on the Galaxy S20 indicate that Samsung is putting much of its resources into the camera. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . With its newest flagship smartphone, Samsung is betting big on the camera. The company took the wraps off the Galaxy S20 on Tuesday, the latest addition to its flagship Galaxy S lineup. The three new phones, which go on sale March 6, have the same general look and feel as their predecessors, but with upgraded camera sensors that the company claims should make them better at capturing detailed photos. The Galaxy S20 comes in three variants : the standard Galaxy S20, which starts at $1,000 and has a 6.2-inch screen; the $1,200, 6.7-inch Galaxy S20 Plus; and the 6.9-inch Galaxy S20 Ultra, which starts at $1,400.
Samsung just unveiled its next major smartphone, the Galaxy S20 — here's how it compares to last year's Galaxy S10 2020/02/11 19:30:00 Business Insider
The biggest difference between the Galaxy S20 and its predecessor is in its camera. The new model, which Samsung announced on Tuesday, has an upgraded 64-megapixel camera, while the Ultra version has a whopping 108-megapixel camera. There are also other differences to note when it comes to the screen and performance as well. The phones in the new lineup, for example, have larger screens with a higher refresh rate. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . After a deluge of rumors and leaks, Samsung just announced its next major smartphone — the Galaxy S20. Like its predecessors, the S20 comes in multiple versions and sizes. The biggest change to this year's model is in its camera. In fact, Samsung says it's the biggest overhaul to its smartphones' camera since the Galaxy S7 was released in 2016. The S20, S20 Plus, and their more premium sibling, the S20 Ultra, come with larger camera sensors that are better equipped to take in more light, although the specifications vary between them.
Researchers develop technique to increase sample efficiency in reinforcement learning 2020/02/11 18:57:13 VentureBeat
Google, University of Oxford, and UC Berkeley researchers propose in a preprint paper a sample-efficient reinforcement learning technique.
Farmers slam America's largest trucking brokerage with a $1.1 billion lawsuit 2020/02/11 18:22:30 Business Insider
Farmers in North and South America sued C.H. Robinson, the world's third-largest logistics company, alleging illegal business practices they say defrauded them, Texas Public Radio reported Friday . Dozens of farmers claim the company overcharged for shipping costs of produce, illegitimately held onto additional profits, and underpaid farmers for many types of products including melons and asparagus. C.H. Robinson denies all allegations and said some farmers owed them money for loans the company granted. The farmers are seeking $1.1 billion over claims of concealed and unpaid profits as well as punitive damages against C.H. Robinson. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Farmers in North and South America are suing C.H. Robinson, the world's third-largest logistics company, alleging illegal business practices that they claim defrauded them, Texas Public Radio reported Friday . David Moore and nearly a dozen other farmers claim C.H. Robinson, particularly fresh product and products distributor Robinson Fresh, overcharged for shipping costs, illegitimately held onto additional profits, and underpaid farmers for many types of products including melons and asparagus.
Google Joins Hedera Hashgraph’s Governing Council 2020/02/11 18:20:00 Cointelegraph
Google joins Hedera’s Governing Council, following other major companies
Mark Zuckerberg is going to personally lobby EU lawmakers as Facebook faces a host of problems in Europe 2020/01/29 12:54:17 Business Insider
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will visit European lawmakers in Brussels in February, Bloomberg reports. A Facebook spokesperson said Zuckerberg will discuss "a framework for new rules and regulation for the internet" with EU officials. Facebook faces a host of potential regulatory difficulties in the EU, including new taxes, regulations on AI, and two antitrust investigations. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Mark Zuckerberg is going on a lobbying mission to Brussels in February. "Next month, Mark Zuckerberg will travel to Europe to participate in the Munich Security Conference, and meet with European decision-makers in Brussels to discuss a framework for new rules and regulation for the internet," Facebook confirmed to Business Insider in a statement. Bloomberg first reported the news . "New rules and regulation for the internet" leaves a lot of room for interpretation, and Facebook did not immediately respond when asked by Business Insider what exactly the tech billionaire will be discussing with lawmakers — but the company faces a slew of difficulties.
The coronavirus has nothing to do with Corona beer. But, some people seem to think so 2020/01/29 12:34:16 USA Today
The search terms 'corona beer' and 'corona beer virus' have surged on Google in the recent week as the outbreak continues to spread and claim lives.
Google’s upcoming call recording feature could also support transcription 2020/01/29 11:08:21 The Verge
Code discovered in the latest version of the Google Phone app has revealed more details about its unannounced call recording feature. Code suggests the feature could support call transcription.
Google announces $1mn Google.org grant for promoting news literacy in India 2020/01/29 10:12:03 The Statesman
With an aim to promote news literacy among the Indian public, tech-giant Google has announced a $1 million Google.org grant to help global non-profit
Google’s new AI model ‘listens’ to killer whales to help protect the species 2020/01/29 09:31:11 The Next Web
Google‘s AI team has developed a new model to protect the endangered species of killer whales known as orcas in the Salish Sea. According to the Center for Whale Research, there are only 73 Southern Resident orcas — a subspecies of the killer whale — left in the world. So Google has teamed up with Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) to monitor their condition and alert experts in the event of sickness or accidents across 12 locations. Google‘s team trained its AI model using 1,800 hours of underwater audio and 68,000 labels that identified the origin of the sound. When the model “hears” sound of… This story continues at The Next Web Or just read more coverage about: Google
Google may be quietly preparing to add one of the iPhone's most coveted features to Android (GOOG, GOOGL, AAPL) 2020/01/27 16:22:08 Business Insider
Google is reportedly working on a new file sharing feature for Android called Nearby Sharing, which would function much like Apple's AirDrop, as XDA Developers recently reported. Google has offered some similar functionality in the past through its older Android Beam feature, which it has since phased out, and its Files by Google app. But this new addition, reportedly called Nearby Sharing, would be built in to the operating system and would presumably work across all Android devices. Samsung is also said to be working on its own similar feature for Galaxy devices. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google could be gearing up to launch its own version of Apple's AirDrop, the feature that allows you to wirelessly transfer files between Apple devices, according to the XDA Developers forum. A developer said he managed to use the new file-sharing feature, which is said to be called Nearby Sharing, on a Google Pixel 2 XL and OnePlus 7T Pro. XDA Developers also said they were able to get the feature to work on the Google Pixel 2XL and Google Pixel 4.
Chipotle, Google, Tesla, Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway: Companies to Watch 2020/01/27 15:28:30 Yahoo Finance
Chipotle, Google, Tesla, Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway are the companies to watch.
Global AI in Oil and Gas Market 2016 to 2025 - Featuring IBM, Intel, Accenture & Google Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com 2020/01/27 15:01:00 Business Wire
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "AI In Oil and Gas Market by Type, by Function, and by Application: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2018 - 2025" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The report covers a forecast and an analysis of the AI in oil and gas market on a global and regional level. The study provides historical information from 2016 and 2018 with a forecast from 2019 to 2025 based on revenue (USD Billion). The study covers the key d
Apple is under pressure to kill the iPhone's Lightning charger — but here's why that probably won't happen anytime soon (AAPL) 2020/01/27 14:56:16 Business Insider
The EU is pushing for the adoption of a common charging cable that would work across all types of smartphones, a measure that would likely require Apple to switch from its proprietary Lightning charging method to USB-C. Apple has pushed back against such regulation, saying that it would stifle innovation and pose an inconvenience to consumers. There are several reasons why Apple isn't likely to ditch the more than 7-years-old Lightning cable unless it has to. For example, doing so would cause a headache for iPhone accessory makers. It's also uncharacteristic for Apple to adopt a technology just because the rest of the industry is — without making some improvements or changes to it. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple is facing pressure to ditch the Lightning port on its iPhones as the European Union pushes for smartphone makers to adopt a universal charging standard that works across all devices. Such a move would signal the first major update to the technology Apple uses for powering its line of smartphones since it introduced Lightning in 2012.