Twitter Explains Decision to Remove Support for ‘Outdated Developer Tools’

In its bid to deliver better experiences for its users, Twitter has removed support for some outdated but key developer tools in third-party apps. In a blog post on Thursday, Twitter said it will remove access to application programme interfaces (APIs) needed to power push notifications and an auto-refreshing timeline. “We’ve chosen to stop investing in other products including two … Read more Twitter Explains Decision to Remove Support for ‘Outdated Developer Tools’

Apple’s New Families Section Has Parental Control Tips, but No New Tools

Shareholders and parents have been asking Apple for months to address how addictive smartphones are and to offer tools to deal with the problem. Late Wednesday, Apple posted a new resource page outlining what parents can do now to monitor their kids’ iPad and iPhone use. There are no new features on this resource page, though Apple in January said that it … Read more Apple’s New Families Section Has Parental Control Tips, but No New Tools

7 powerful software tools for dental practices

There are a multitude of software choices for dental practices. What’s best for your practice? Jordon Comstock narrows down the field with seven software tools that he has found consistently help dental practices stay organized and reach their goals. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ In my article, “The power of systems and recurring revenue in your practice,” I wrote about the importance … Read more 7 powerful software tools for dental practices

BlackBerry Wins Right to Sell Secure Messaging Tools to US Government

BlackBerry said on Thursday it has won the right to sell tools for encrypting phone calls and text messages to the US federal government, garnering an endorsement from the National Security Agency for the products. The company said it received the endorsement from the NSA’s National Information Assurance Partnership, or NIAP, which reviews commercial technology products to see if … Read more BlackBerry Wins Right to Sell Secure Messaging Tools to US Government

IBM beefs up its powerful cognitive computers with Google’s AI tools

Google has cool technology to recognize images and speech, and IBM’s hardware can diagnose diseases and beat humans in Jeopardy. Combine the two, and you get a powerful computer with serious brains. IBM is merging Google’s artificial intelligence tools with its own cognitive computing technologies, allowing deep-learning systems to more accurately find answers to complex … Read more IBM beefs up its powerful cognitive computers with Google’s AI tools

How to protect yourself on Twitter with its improved mute, report, and filter tools

By Glenn Fleishman | Follow Senior Contributor, Macworld | Nov 28, 2016 2:52 AM PT MORE LIKE THIS How to turn on Twitter’s quality filters and silence trolls Twitter beefs up its mute tools and abuse policies to help you proactively… iOS 5 Review: Ambitious Update Rings in the Changes VIDEO Fujitsu’s digital room lets … Read more How to protect yourself on Twitter with its improved mute, report, and filter tools

As AMD mulls GPU for 32-core Zen chip, it develops software tools

AMD’s new ROCm software tools will exploit the joint computing power of its GPUs and Zen chips AMD’s Radeon WX 5100 GPU is targeted at VR content creation. Credit: AMD COMMENTS Agam Shah IDG News Service Nov 14, 2016 2:16 PM AMD has a clear-cut business plan: Its upcoming 32-core Zen chip will bring it … Read more As AMD mulls GPU for 32-core Zen chip, it develops software tools

3 handy image tools you can use in File Explorer

Believe it or not, File Explorer has a few handy image tools that can make your life easier. They’re nothing exciting—we’re not talking about hidden image-editing here. Nevertheless, these tools are helpful to know about in a pinch. All three of these tools exist under the Manage tab when you open a folder in File … Read more 3 handy image tools you can use in File Explorer

Facebook reveals new measurement tools and ad options for retailers

Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO With Facebook growing its advertising revenue 63 percent in the second quarter, the social giant is always looking for new ways to tailor ads to retailers and new measurement partners. Two announcements Tuesday and Wednesday are about expanding return on investment, while also making it easier … Read more Facebook reveals new measurement tools and ad options for retailers