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New app could transform music teaching in schools

Developed by academics and musicians at the University of Sussex, the Syncphonia app enables a music teacher or conductor to break down the different parts of a piece of music, so that the notes and tempo for each player's ...

dateSep 06, 2017 in Software
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Saudi Arabian 'honesty' app takes internet by storm

Fizzing with boyish exuberance, Saudi programmer Zainalabdin Tawfiq could be mistaken for a college freshman, but the popularity of his "honesty" app has shone a spotlight on the conservative kingdom's nascent tech scene.

dateSep 03, 2017 in Software
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AI ideally matches children to daycare centers

Fujitsu and the Institute of Mathematics for Industry at Kyushu University have developed an AI-based matching technology that uses game theory to automatically calculate an optimal matching of children to daycare centers. ...

dateAug 31, 2017 in Software
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Alexa and Cortana to join forces

Amazon's Alexa and Microsoft's Cortana will start talking to each other in a first of its kind alliance of rival digital assistants, the companies said on Wednesday.

dateAug 30, 2017 in Software
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