Gabriel Beaudoin

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MessageBird offers single API for customer comms across WhatsApp, WeChat, Messenger and more

MessageBird, the Amsterdam-based cloud communications platform backed by Accel in the U.S. and Europe’s Atomico, is unveiling a new product today that aims to make it easier for enterprises to communicate with customers across various channels of their choosing.<p>Dubbed “Programmable Conversations” …

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Insight Engines July 2018

Coveo Recognized as a Leader for Second Consecutive Year in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Insight Engines July 2018<p>Once again, Coveo has been named a …

Bitcoin: The Big Short Is Already Here And It Could Get Far Worse

<i>Source: theatlantic.com</i><p>Bitcoin (COIN) has had an incredible rollercoaster ride over the past year. Prices have fluctuated wildly from about $800 to …

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

Northwestern University

The FDA Has Huge News For At-Home Genetic Tests

At-home genetics tests are about to get a lot more specific than just reporting where your ancestors are from. <i>The New York Times</i> reports that the FDA …

Alzheimer's Disease

Elon Musk - 2 Things Humans Need to Do to Have a “Good Future”

A fascinating conference on artificial intelligence was recently hosted by the Future of Life Institute, an organization aimed at promoting …

With a $16M Series A, Chorus.ai listens to your sales calls to help your team close deals

Just about everyone can benefit from an extra ear listening in at the right time. And while an ear dedicated to helping me remember the items my housemate asked me to pickup at the store last week has yet to be commercialized into a startup, Chorus.ai is riffing off the concept to deliver a …

There are now twice as many solar jobs as coal jobs in the US

Putting solar panels on rooftops and arrays is a labor-intensive process. You need people to design and manufacture the panels. Then people to market the panels to homes, businesses, and utilities. Then people to come and install them.<p>It all adds up to a lot of jobs. Even though solar power still …

Natural Gas

Hackers copied US climate data to European servers during Trump's inauguration

As Donald Trump was sworn into office as the new president of the US on Jan. 20, a group of around 60 programmers and scientists were gathered in the Department of Information Studies building at the University of California-Los Angeles, harvesting government data.<p>A spreadsheet detailed their …

Thanks to AI, Computers Can Now See Your Health Problems

Patient Number Two was born to first-time parents, late 20s, white. The pregnancy was normal and the birth uncomplicated. But after a few months, it …

Intel And AMD To Go Head To Head in 2017: Stunning New Enthusiast Processors Coming

2017 looks like it could be one of the most interesting for a decade when it comes to PC hardware as enthusiasts can look forward to a raft of new exciting launches from Intel and AMD.<p>Perhaps top of everyone’s list of must-sees is the battle between AMD and Intel – the former having announced its …

Raspberry Pi PIXEL OS Now Available For PC And Mac Systems

After creating the new PIXEL operating system for the Raspberry Pi mini PC range the official Raspberry Pi Foundation has this week announced a …

Raspberry Pi

These 8 Business Apps Are Going to Crush It in 2017

Do you know them all?<p>Of course, there are a ton of cool, slick, fun and potentially great applications for businesses. But this list is about a select few that are ready to explode this coming year. In a very good way. They've all been around for a while. They all have a strong customer base and …

The $5 PoisonTap quickly, completely hijacks even a locked computer’s internet

After I learned of this clever exploit from Samy Kamkar, my poor 2012 MacBook Air looks more vulnerable than venerable: Asleep on the table, its USB ports exposed, it could be hijacked in seconds by a malicious Raspberry Pi Zero called PoisonTap. No need for passwords, zero-days or million-dollar …

Testing the Limits of 16 GB of RAM on a MacBook Pro

Jonathan Zdziarski, pushing back on the notion that “pro” users need more than 16 GB of RAM:<p>I fired up a bunch of apps and projects (more than I’d …

Alibaba introduces virtual reality payment system

Alibaba Group introduced VR Pay, its virtual-reality payment system that allows virtual reality shoppers to pay for items just by nodding, according to Reuters.<p>This payment system will be incorporated to virtual online marketplaces, which will simulate the experience of shopping in a physical store …

Virtual Reality

Apple CEO Tim Cook suggests company may prefer augmented reality over VR

AR and VR. Those are two hot subjects as of late, the former of which was originally fueled by Google Glass but is now dominated by Microsoft’s …

Tim Cook

The FBI needs to unlock another terrorist’s encrypted iPhone

Yet another battle is shaping up between the FBI and Apple, <i>Wired</i> reports.<p>The iPhone of Dahir Adan, who stabbed 10 people at a Minnesota mall last …

Uber Chooses Self-Driving Cars Now

A Silicon Valley software business is launching self-driving taxis later this month. It has no choice. In the new world order of software there are two choices: Quick or dead.<p>Uber’s deal-making chief executive Travis Kalanick has always been impatient. He began<p>spreading the seed of his ride-hailing …

Apple Kills the Thunderbolt Display - Will the Mac Pro Be Next?

On June 23rd, Apple announced that the aging, obsolete, overpriced Thunderbolt Display is being discontinued. No replacement display was announced, …

BitTorrent Now is an open, ad-supported music and video platform

You'll be able to access BitTorrent Now content through new apps for Android, iOS and Apple TV.<p>Chances are, most people still think of BitTorrent as a tool to pirate the latest <i>Game of Thrones</i> episode -- but for several years now, the company has been using its peer-to-peer internet technology as a …

Apps

AirPort owners: Apple's patched a mystery vuln

Apple has run out a security update for its AirPort routers, to fix a nine-month-old DNS parsing vulnerability.<p>The firmware upgrade is here, and …

6 science-backed ways to make great habits stick

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don't do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can …

Self Control

Ubuntu Snap Apps Can Run On (Pretty Much) ANY Linux Distro - OMG! Ubuntu!

<b>Y’know, there are almost as many competing Linux application formats as there are distributions.</b><p>But today that ends — or so hopes Canonical and a …

Computers could develop consciousness and may need 'human' rights, says Oxford professor

Advances in artificial intelligence could lead to computers and smartphones developing consciousness and they may need to be given ‘human’ rights, an expert has claimed.<p>Marcus du Sautoy, who took over from Richard Dawkins as Professor for the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University in …

Android just blew past the iPhone

Google's digital voice assistant was already miles ahead of Apple's Siri even before Google's announcements on Wednesday at its annual I/O conference. But given what the search giant showed off yesterday, Siri will shrink further in Google's rearview mirror in the near future.<p>What we currently call …

BitTorrent takes on live television with multichannel streaming

BitTorrent’s peer to peer data protocols are most known for file sharing through torrents and Sync, but now the company believes it can tackle a completely different platform: live television.<p>To be clear, the company isn’t taking on livestreaming platforms like Periscope or Twitch; it’s setting …

Amazon's Giving Away the AI Behind Its Product Recommendations

Amazon has become the latest tech giant that's giving away some of its most sophisticated technology. Today the company unveiled DSSTNE (pronounced …

About.com launches Verywell, a standalone brand focused on health

About.com, the IAC-owned media giant, has today unveiled its first standalone brand in the form of Verywell, a site for information around health.<p>Verywell will launch with more than 50,000 pieces of content ranging from common medical conditions like diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis to simple …