Tag: Development

Baidu releases PaddlePaddle 2.0 with federated learning tools and more

Baidu’s PaddlePaddle (PArallel Distributed Deep LEarning), a platform originally developed by Baidu scientists for the purpose of applying AI to products internally, was open sourced in September 2016. Since then, it’s grown substantially with respect to the capabilities on offer, to this end today gaining 21 new features intended to “improve usability” and “accelerate [the] […]

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Sentry raises $40 million for app performance monitoring tools

Application performance management, or APM, concerns tools that help to monitor and manage the performance and availability of software apps. There’s more to it than you might expect — Enterprise Management Associates reports that the mean time to repair is often between five and seven hours, and that as many as four people are typically […]

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GitHub acquires Semmle to help developers spot code exploits

Microsoft-owned GitHub today announced that it’s acquired Semmle, a San Francisco startup developing an engineering analytics solution for software development process management. The terms of the purchase weren’t disclosed, but GitHub says it’ll make Semmle’s code analysis engine available across public and enterprise repositories through its GitHub Actions tool. GitHub also revealed this morning that it’s […]

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Misty II begins shipping to crowdfunding backers

In June 2017, shortly after Misty Robotics spun out of Boulder, Colorado-based startup Sphero, it announced intentions to develop a “mainstream” home robot with the help of hobbyists and enthusiasts the world over. With $11.5 million in venture capital from Venrock and Foundry Group in the bank, it wasted no time in getting to work, […]

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Adding Audi: German Automakers Update Autonomous Alliance

<img data-attachment-id="1685946" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium.jpg" data-orig-size="3508,2338" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"Tags: Audi, sales, model range, single frame, symbol, brand, logo,","created_timestamp":"1463037637","copyright":"AUDI AG","focal_length":"160","iso":"200","shutter_speed":"0.0125","title":"AUDI AG Ingolstadt","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="AUDI AG Ingolstadt audi grilles audi lineup parking lot parked cars" data-image-description=" Audi ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1685946″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/A164193_medium-120×80.jpg […]

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Ebola Outbreaks Are About Inequality

Living conditions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s eastern province of North Kivu were already precarious when the first cases of Ebola were reported there last July. Only eight days earlier, officials had declared an Ebola outbreak on the western side of the DRC over. Suddenly, World Health Organization officials faced an outbreak they […]

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Amazon’s Skill Flow Builder simplifies story-based game development for Alexa

Game developers with a penchant for voice apps, good news: Amazon today unveiled Skill Flow Builder, a tool which enables creators to build story-based game skills more easily, including interactive fiction, branching narratives, and role-playing experiences. It’s now live for Alexa skill developers in all supported locales and languages (with the exception of Hindi), and […]

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Space Exploration and Research Revolutionized Auto Tech On Earth

<img data-attachment-id="1681960" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Rocket-2-Final-source.jpg" data-orig-size="610,458" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Rocket-2 Final-source" data-image-description=" nissan ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Rocket-2-Final-source-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Rocket-2-Final-source-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1681960 size-full” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Rocket-2-Final-source.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Rocket-2-Final-source.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Rocket-2-Final-source-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Rocket-2-Final-source-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Rocket-2-Final-source-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Space may be the final frontier, but humanity’s efforts in up there resulted in new and advanced technology down here. Some of […]

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Toyota Spending $2 Billion to Develop Electric Cars in Indonesia

<img data-attachment-id="1679528" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1186708747.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,664" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="toyota logo badge emblem" data-image-description=" NeydtStock/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1186708747-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1186708747-610×405.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1679528″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1186708747-610×405.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”405″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1186708747-610×405.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1186708747-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1186708747-450×299.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1186708747-768×510.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1186708747-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/shutterstock_1186708747.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Having recently announced plans to “popularize” battery electric vehicles, Toyota now expects half of its global […]

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Jaguar Land Rover and BMW Partner Up on Electrification

On the eve of D-Day, a British automaker and its German rival have teamed up to defeat a modern foe: spiraling development costs born of electrification. Europe’s going green these days, and the need to ditch diesel (and eventually gas) to satisfy the boys on Brussel, coupled with a general cooling off in Western demand, […]

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