GigaOM Archive

31 Jan 2015

Mobile recap: Apple Watch in April; Outlook here now; Google Now gets apps

Ever since we first saw the Apple Watch in September, we’ve been waiting for an actual availability date. Now we at least have a month: Tim Cook said the Apple Watch… Gigaom Search
31 Jan 2015

MIT has an easier way for multicore chips to use data structures

A group of researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have discovered a way for data structures to work more efficiently with mutlicore chips, according to an MIT announcement… Gigaom Search
31 Jan 2015

Move over Emeril: Robot learns how to prep food from YouTube

These days, you can learn just about anything from YouTube videos — from how to tie a knot to the best way to open a wine bottle with a shoe. And… Gigaom Search
30 Jan 2015

With new apps, Google Now may be your future home screen

In a perfect world, you wouldn’t have to search your phone for the app that you need. Instead, your smartphone might surface the right app at just the right time. Sounds… Gigaom Search
30 Jan 2015

Google promises better privacy information to settle UK case

Google has vowed to revise its privacy policy and account settings, in order to make it clearer to people what it does with their data and give them more control. This comes… Gigaom Search
30 Jan 2015

New to deep learning? Here are 4 easy lessons from Google

Google employs some of the world’s smartest researchers in deep learning and artificial intelligence, so it’s not a bad idea to listen to what they have to say about the space. One… Gigaom Search
30 Jan 2015

Why even basic accessories can make virtual reality seem real

There is an alien in the space station. The motion tracker scans my surroundings, but nothing moves. I creep into the next room and duck behind a stack of cargo. The… Gigaom Search
29 Jan 2015

Microsoft wants to back Android-forking startup Cyanogen

What does Microsoft see in Android developer Cyanogen? It’s a question raised on Thursday by a new report in the Wall Street Journal that says that Microsoft is planning to be… Gigaom Search
29 Jan 2015

Spotify dances its way into RunKeeper for iOS

The latest version of RunKeeper for iOS brings more songs and playlists to your long run with Spotify integration. That means if you’re tired of working out to your own locally… Gigaom Search
29 Jan 2015

Microsoft’s cross-platform Office push includes revamped Outlook

If you’re a fan of Microsoft services and you have an iOS or Android device, today’s your lucky day. The company has taken the wraps off a bunch of updates and,… Gigaom Search