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Last December marked the beginning of the end for Mozilla’s smartphone platform, Firefox OS. Now it’s official — Mozilla will cease development of the operating system after the next update and will be closing the doors on its satellite operations over the next few months.
After spending decades keeping its payment technologies behind closed doors, Visa has flung open the gates to welcome external developers to use its application programming interfaces (APIs). The new Visa Developer platform will allow banks, merchants and tech companies to take advantage of the vendor’s payment technologies and weave them into their own software and apps. Here are the details.
Remember those Java plugin pop ups that always appeared at the most inopportune moments? Well you never have to think about them ever again because Oracle has decided to kill off the Java browser plugin technology entirely. Popular browsers like Chrome and Firefox have already switched old plugins including Flash, Java and Silverlight, by default but this move is a solid recognition by Oracle that plugins are indeed archaic.
Microsoft has open sourced its own artificial intelligence (AI) deep learning tools. The Computational Network Toolkit (CNTK), used by Microsoft’s own researchers, is now available on GitHub, and is aimed at fuelling the speed of AI technology advancement. Here are the details.