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10 free and incredibly useful Android apps that you can't get on the iPhone

But since Android lets app makers do certain things that Apple prohibits, there are a few exclusive options that stand out.<p>From launchers that make it easier to access important information straight from the home screen, to apps that help you find files buried in your phone, here are some of the …

Apps

RE.WORK Deep Learning Summit, San Francisco, January – videos, presentations

<b>By Gregory Piatetsky, KDnuggets.</b><p><b>RE.WORK Deep Learning Summit</b><br>took place in San Francisco, Jan 29-30, 2015.<p>Over 40 experts discussed Neural Networks, …

Machine Learning

How machine learning will fuel huge innovation over the next 5 years

Machine learning is coming into a golden age, and with it we’re seeing an awakening of possibilities formerly reserved for science fiction.<p>Machine learning (ML) is a computer’s way of learning from examples, and it’s one of the most useful tools we have for the construction of artificial …

16 Productivity Tools Useful for Every Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity is the name of the game for entrepreneurs. The good news is that there are thousands of amazing software applications out there, designed to make your life easier. The bad news is that you don’t have time to try thousands of …

Project Management

These are the top databases among devs who use Amazon’s cloud

Web applications need databases for storing and serving information. But not all databases are created equal — oh, no, far from it. The popularity of any particular database — be it SQL, NoSQL, key-value, or graph — waxes and wanes, and really, it depends who you ask.<p>Among developers who use Amazon …

5 waves of technology disruption that are just getting started

Changes in technology are happening at a scale which was unimaginable before and will cause disruption in industry after industry. This has really begun to worry me, because we are not ready for this change and most of our leading companies won’t exist 15–20 years from now. Here are five sectors to …

Amazon Web Services adds to its enterprise war chest

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock/Dmitriy Shironosov<p>This week Amazon Web Services continued its enterprise-focused feature push with new …

Hot Deals on Drones: Black Friday Roundup

If you’ve been thinking about getting or gifting a drone for some airborne R/C action, there’s never been a time than now!<p>We’ve got some superb offers on a range of cool drones at TNW Deals, and a special Black Friday bonus too. Use the coupon code HAPPYBF10 while ordering to get an extra 10 …

Amazon keeps up cloud momentum with higher speed storage and retrieval

In the past week, ‪Amazon Web Services has been pushing its competitors hard on multiple fronts, and the onslaught continues today with the release of instances relying on fast solid state drives, which executives announced just a month ago.‬<p>The new instances, which run on physical servers to …

Like The Evolution Of Apple's iPod And iPhone, Nest Is Building One Product At A Time

Today Nest officially unveiled the follow up to its popular learning thermostat with a smoke and carbon monoxide detector called the “Nest Protect.”<p>Getting a look at it in person, co-founder and VP of engineering Matt Rogers showed me why this smoke alarm is a little more exciting than what …

Tablo BookMaker Takes The Complexity Out Of EBook Publishing

Getting a book published used to require something called “an agent” who talked to a “publishing house” who, in turn, hired a “printer” to make a “hardback” or “paperback” version of your words. Tablo.io is just another in the long line of startups aimed at relegating those things to the deep, dark …

Oracle Team USA Gets Big Data Wet

An interviewer asked Oracle CEO Larry Ellison if it was worth spending $100 million to win the America’s Cup. Ellison answered that it was much better than spending $100 million to <i>lose</i> the America’s Cup.<p>That $100 million may be low by about a factor of two, according to many estimates. Yacht racing …

Drew Houston And Bryan Schreier On Dropbox’s Future As An Enterprise And Consumer Company

Dropbox founder and CEO Drew Houston and Sequoia Capital partner Bryan Schreier joined us in the TechCrunch TV studio for a special three-part series on how Houston and Schreier work together on recruiting, growing as a CEO, and building the company.<p>The first part of this series was focused on …

Cisco teases Insieme launch but instead announces a new switch and fabric

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Screenshot of Cisco Live<p>Cisco (s csco) on Wednesday put executives from its spin out Insieme onstage and billed it as …

Cisco and Red Hat Explore Partnership for Red Hat Distribution of OpenStack (RDO)

At the OpenStack Summit 2013, Red Hat announced RDO, a freely available, community-supported distribution of OpenStack. OpenStack is an open source cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter.<p>In addition to the new release, …

Here’s why CERN ditched OpenNebula for OpenStack

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>CERN, Europe’s big particle physics lab, had been what might be termed showcase deployments of OpenNebula, the OpenStack rival …

CenturyLink acquires hot platform-as-a-service AppFog to beef up its cloud power

CenturyLink has acquired hot platform-as-a-service provider AppFog in a move to add more firepower to its Savvis Cloud suite.<p>We’ve been following Portland-based AppFog for some time. The PaaS is popular among developers because it offers several ways to speed up app development and interoperability …