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Google Doubles Down on AI

Alphabet's Google kicked off its annual I/O conference by unveiling new artificial intelligence technology that allows its virtual assistant to speak with a human-like cadence, including "ums" and "uhs."

Ubuntu LTS Release Tuned for AI and ML Workloads

The long-term-support release of Canonical's Ubuntu (Ubuntu 18.04, code-named "Bionic Beaver") adds features and upgrades designed to make the company's Linux distro a more appealing platform for artificial intelligence development.

Swift for TensorFlow Now Open Source on GitHub

Google's integration of its TensorFlow machine learning framework with Apple's Swift programming language, known as Swift for TensorFlow, is now an open source project on GitHub.

Biz Value of AI Will Pass $1 Trillion This Year

The total business value derived from artificial intelligence is going to reach $1.2 trillion this year, industry watchers at Gartner believe, an increase of 70 percent over last year across all enterprise vertical sectors, globally, that the analyst firm covers.

SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2 Ships

The second service pack for Microsoft's flagship RDBMS, SQL Server 2016, is now available.

Tools Suite Will Target Commerce-Based Progressive Web Apps

Magento Commerce announced its upcoming Progressive Web Applications Studio, a suite of tools to help developers create business-oriented PWA solutions.

JavaOne Replaced by Oracle Code One

Oracle is billing the change as "an expansion of tracks to include more languages, technologies and developer communities," and plans to include talks on such languages as Go, Rust, Python, JavaScript and R.

Open Source Node.js Hits v10, with Better Security, Performance, More

Enterprises are urged to soon consider upgrading to the new version 10.x release line of the open source Node.js project for server-side JavaScript.

Survey Says: Enterprise Java Jocks Want Cloud-Native, Microservices and Fast Innovation for Jakarta

Designed to help guide the Eclipse Foundation as it prepares to take on the responsibility for the future development of enterprise Java, the worldwide survey reached out to 1,800 Java developers in March.

OutSystems, Kony Lead in Enterprise Mobile Dev Research Report

A new research report from analyst firm Ovum features OutSystems and Kony among the "Market Leaders" in the enterprise mobile application development platform (MADP) space, which is being impacted by the low-code movement and artificial intelligence.

Eclipse and Linux Launch Projects to Help IoT Developers

The Eclipse and Linux foundations are offering new projects for developers working on Internet of Things projects.

Lightbend Joins Eclipse Foundation to Support Jakarta EE

Lightbend, the company behind the Scala language and developer of the Reactive Platform, has joined the Eclipse Foundation because, the company said, it is the new home of enterprise Java.

IoT Security Spending Reaching $1.5 Billion This Year and Growing: Gartner

Providing security for IoT devices is getting expensive and will become costlier, according to a Gartner report released in March. IoT security spending will reach $1.5 billion in 2018, up from $1.2 billion in 2017, a 28 percent increase.

Microsoft Opens Up Internal AI Training to Public

Microsoft is mirroring its internal artificial intelligence training courses with a new offering to the public, letting developers earn a certificate to prove expertise in cutting-edge technologies like computer vision, natural language processing/translation and Python-based data science.

Low-Code Zoho Tool Now Does Mobile

Low-code tool vendor Zoho announced its new Creator 5 dev platform has added mobile app creation.

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