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Android 6.0 Marshmallow review

Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Compact review

Linear Tattoos Use One Continuous Line to Leave a Beautifully Bold Impact

Tattoo artist Mo Ganji specializes in black-and-white body art that makes a strong impact with relatively simple drawings. Opting for bold lines and stippled dots, the Berlin-based creative adorns his clients with portraits of people and animals, sometimes combining the two into an elegant image …

Could IBM's Watson Put Spotify and Pandora Out of Business?

And what does Bob Dylan have to do with it?<p>You probably remember when Watson, IBM's Supercomputer, went on <i>Jeopardy!</i> and got the best of Ken Jennings. Watson has mastered human language–including rhymes, allusions, and puns. It has trained in molecular biology, finance, cooking, color theory, …

Etihad Hires IBM for Cloud-Based Technology in $700 Million Deal

Etihad Airways reached a $700 million, 10-year agreement for IBM Corp. to develop cloud-based computer systems to link the carrier and its …

A photographer edits out our smartphones to show our strange and lonely new world

Eric Pickersgill<p>DISCONNECT<p>By October 14, 2015<p>Are you reading this on a handheld device? There’s a good chance you are. Now imagine how’d you look if that device suddenly disappeared. Lonely? Slightly crazy? Perhaps next to a person being ignored? As we are sucked in ever more by the screens we …

Loneliness

A Date With Chef Watson

Watson, IBM’s supercomputer best known for winning Jeopardy in 2011, is now a chef, too.<p>IBM pinged a bunch of the world’s top chefs, then added a dash of their knowledge and a large clump of all the cooking, food and chemical compound data they could pull from the ether to make Chef Watson, a …

Bob Dylan gets tangled up in Big Blue

Legendary songwriter Bob Dylan, whose anti-establishment lyrics served as a rallying cry for a generation, is now hawking IBM’s data crunching …

Rock Band 4 review: a great cover of a classic song

For those who missed out on the <i>Rock Band</i> and <i>Guitar Hero</i> craze, let me just say you're also probably too young to have experienced <i>Animaniacs</i> or <i>Legends of the Hidden Temple</i>. You should get on that, too. Anyway, I digress. A brief history lesson: In 2005, Harmonix released the wildly successful <i>Guitar</i> …

Guitar

IBM just launched a new 2,000-employee consulting business to dominate big data

For instance, on Tuesday, at the Gartner Symposium tech conference in Orlando, she announced the new IBM Cognitive Business Solutions consulting business unit, which will report to Stephen Pratt.<p>Pratt joined IBM last summer from Infosys (where he was, reportedly, at one point, the highest paid …

Cognitive Computing

Now Amazon is going after Microsoft and IBM with new service

The new service is available in preview starting Wednesday.<p>QuickSight, powered by Amazon's new technology called "super-fast parallel in-memory computation engine (SPICE)," makes it easy for nontechnical users to create charts and graphs based on data stored in AWS' various services.<p>Andy Jassy, …

Power BI

iPhone 6S review: a very good phone ruined by rubbish battery life

Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The small “S” on the back and the pink colour are the iPhone 6S’s only differentiating marks compared to last year’s iPhone.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/ac8cc7193827bc8e5a1ec338113c49ea21248174/0_0_2100_1260/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the …

iPad mini 4 review: The small tablet is a big deal again

In ushering in new iPhones last month, Apple glossed over the iPad mini 4. A quick take only suggested it was a smaller version of the iPad Air 2, and in many ways — it is.<p>The mini 4 is still kind of a big deal, though.<p>At just about every turn, Apple updated the hardware for its small new tablet. …

IBM's carbon nanotube breakthrough takes processors beyond silicon

IBM Research has developed a new way of creating contacts for carbon nanotube that it claims will open "a pathway to dramatically faster, smaller and …

IBM puts Bluemix everywhere

One big issue for businesses in the cloud computing era is making sure that certain data and applications run in certain places for regulatory …

OS X El Capitan Review: Apple Brings Welcome Snow To Yosemite

Mac users fondly remember OS X Snow Leopard and Mountain Lion. These two releases were the epitome of Apple’s best work on OS X. Two rock solid iterations that were all about refinements, performance updates and stability. While OS X El Capitan isn’t a true ‘Snow’ release, this year’s OS X follows …

OS X El Capitan review: Everyone's an expert

iPad users will feel right at home<p>Windows users got Cortana, why didn't the Mac get Siri?<p>If you're a die hard Chrome user, give Safari another look

Die Hard

Arrow left

<i>This project was a collaboration between 18F and the U.S. Digital Service (USDS). The team was led by Mollie Ruskin (USDS) and Julia Elman (18F) and</i> …

UX Design

How IBM Built a Design-Driven Culture (and You Can Too)

There's more to upping your company's design quotient than simply hiring more designers.<p>Earlier this week, Forrester released a detailed case study about how IBM has built a design-driven culture.<p>Even if your startup is much smaller than IBM (with its 375,000 employees), you can learn from the …

Destiny: The Taken King review

It starts with the campaign. <i>The Taken King</i>’s single-player story mode deviates significantly from <i>Destiny</i>’s both by being fun to play alone and by actually having a story. Gone is the disinterested Peter Dinklage as your constant companion; in is a chirpy, C-3PO-esque Nolan North and a likable …

Paul McCartney

Pro JavaScript Concepts for Enterprise Developers

JavaScript hasn’t always received much respect from developers. For many years, it was viewed simply as a scripting language. However, in recent …

IBM CEO explains why she made that unusual $1.5 billion deal to ditch the company's chip business

When asked to name the biggest business lesson she learned over the past year, Rometty told Fortune magazine:<p>I'd say the biggest lesson - or reminder - was the importance of moving to the future, <b>making decisions for the long term and betting big.</b> That's something everyone says, but it's easier said …

Satya Nadella

App helps new hires using the Facebook Graph API

September 22, 2015 | Written by: Sean Franklin<p>Categorized: How-tos<p>Share this post:<p>When I first moved down to North Carolina, approaching two years …

IBM’s Watson Won’t Be Replacing Humans Any Time Soon

There is little doubt that IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence system is an incredible piece of technology, It’s capable of searching across vast repositories of unstructured digital data and returning answers remarkably quickly. But it won’t be replacing humans anytime soon, Dr. John Kelly who …

IBM Studio’s Modular Office Helps Design Teams Focus on Innovation

The fourth floor of IBM’s Watson HQ in New York’s Astor Place is home to IBM’s design hub. More than 200 staffers make up design teams for IBM’s …

Use Only One <main> on a Page

Use Only One <main> on a Page<p>That’s it. That’s the meat of the post. The title covers it all. You don’t need to read any further. You are, of course, …

Web Development

Roundup: The first reviews of Apple's iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

The first reviews of Apple’s new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus are in, with most critics giving them a mixed reception.<p>Some journalists are very taken with the new handsets, while others believe they aren’t worth the extra cash in comparison to their respective predecessors.<p>Live photos, upgraded cameras …

Mossberg: The iPhone 6S keeps Apple on top in the smartphone race

The new model’s most important new feature: the multitouch screen now gains a new system-wide capability — it reacts to the force of your finger, a feature called 3D Touch. For instance, if you press just a bit harder than usual on an email in a list, 3D Touch will give you a peek into its …

Mobile Technology

iPhone 6S and 6S Plus review

Almost designed to be put in a case<p>Watching developers experiment with 3D Touch is going to be really fun<p>Both cameras have more megapixels, but it's the one in the front that matters more<p>Having every photo include a short video seems like overkill<p>The most powerful processor ever in a smartphone, …