Machine Learning: everyone’s talking about it but what is it?

What is machine learning? Machine learning (sometimes called “automatic learning” or “intelligent learning”) is, as the name suggests, about making a machine or system capable of learning on its own. This marks a significant divergence from classical computer programming, which consisted of a human giving an order and the machine executing the order. In machine learning, the machine is able to adapt […]

Facebook rolls out fake news filter in Germany

Facebook will begin rolling out its fake news filter in Germany, The Financial Times reports, where lawmakers have expressed growing concern over the spread of fabricated news stories and Russian interference ahead of national elections later this year. The social network will begin fact-checking and flagging fake news for users in Germany over the coming […]

Redesigning the TechCrunch app | TechCrunch

Angela Medina Contributor Angela Medina is a product designer who led the redesign of TechCrunch’s mobile apps. She’s now based in New York City. Over the last two years we have been working hard to improve the experience of TechCrunch products for our readers. Our tiny-but-mighty product team launched the brand new TechCrunch mobile app for […]

Toshiba Portege Z20t-c review

PC MAKER Toshiba is a safe pair of hands when it comes to biz-focused laptops. However, the hardware maker’s newest Portege range differs from the norm and goes down a path less travelled into the world of the hybrid laptop. DesignToshiba’s Portege Z20t-c looks the part when closed thanks to that magnesium alloy lid in […]