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Pokemon Go to Curb Cheating by Flagging Creatures Caught Using Third-Party Tools

HIGHLIGHTS Niantic recently added raid battles to the game Pokemon caught with cheating tools will be marked with a slash Some users have reported that the mark goes once creatures evolve Niantic recently introduced several additions to Pokemon Go including raid battles, new gym features, and a slew of new items. Now, the company has announced that it will not ... Read More »

Startup Knewton Creates Individualized Education Tools

Today’s teachers face a number of huge challenges. One of the most prevalent is that of personalized education. For overworked educators with overcrowded classrooms, creating assignments that work for each individual student’s skill level and learning style is next to impossible. But one-size-fits-all curriculum rarely works out for the majority of students in a classroom either. That’s the conundrum that ... Read More »

The Free Social Media Tools You Should Already Be Using

TweetDeck app | Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg If you want to learn more about a situation or get to the bottom of something important, you’ve probably been told to “follow the money.” You can apply this advice to business and leadership, too. If you want to keep a pulse on industry trends and stay ahead of the curve, one of the ... Read More »

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 questions or recognize images or ... Read More »

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 you write on walls and ... Read More »

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 back into high-performance servers, and ... Read More »

MDM Tools and Software Can Help Ensure Accuracy and Profitability

Mistakes made in product information management cost companies an estimated three billion dollars a year. This information, seemingly irrelevant to a customer, is one of the fundamental selling points of the product. Since this data will be sent to millions of potential customers, it is expected to contain accurate information that helps to sell the product—yes, an aspect of sales ... Read More »

4 mind-mapping tools for better brainstorming

Bill Gates mind-maps. So do Jack Canfield, Deepak Chopra, and Al Gore. Leonardo da Vinci was the most famous mind-mapper of all, his visual style of note taking immortalized in his notebooks. Mind mapping is a technique for visualizing and developing ideas. Unlike linear note taking, mind mapping mimics the way our brain radiates ideas and connects them through natural ... Read More »

4 tools that will make your sloppy emails seem smart

It’s expected that we take care with most business writing, but we tend to fire off emails from the hip. Look no further than your own inbox for proof. It’s likely rife with rambling dispatches, egregious spelling errors, typos, and inappropriate emoticons. Subjecting a friend to these bad habits is one thing; making a bad impression on your boss or ... Read More »