I remember my friend Yudhanjaya was on the lookout for a laptop that was powerful yet affordable. The first thing that popped into his mind was the Chromebook. Running ChromeOS which is similar to Android but lacking that level of customizability, the device did seem to perform well.
Now it appears that the life of Chromebooks is about to change. Google recently announced that they are planning on merging Chrome OS and Android. As such, the Chromebook lineup would be rebranded and will run a hybrid of Chrome OS and Android. The name of Google’s Chrome browser however remains the same.
In addition, according to reports, the new OS will also run on PCs, giving users’ access to Google’s Play Store and the likes from laptops and other computers.
There is no date set in stone on as to when the new version of Android would be launched, but it was speculated that Google would launch it around 2017, but an early access version may become available towards the latter part of 2016.
The development of ChromeOS and Android has done so in leaps and bounds. For example, in 2014 Google launched Android apps that could run on Chromebooks. In addition, Android users who owned Chromebooks were given the ability to unlock their devices via their smartphones.
Google also showed off the Pixel C, a tablet/laptop hybrid, in September. The design of the device was spearheaded by the same team behind Google’s flagship Pixel Chromebook, even though the Pixel C runs Android. This fun fact could be taken as a sign that Google is changing the way they think about Android and Chrome.
Though Chromebooks are quite popular in schools, they are not as popular as Android devices. With the rebranding of these devices, Google may be looking to attract more users to the Android platform. The devices are already cheaper than most laptops and premium tablets so if they pitch it properly, it will definitely work.
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What kicked off in 2011 as a friendly gaming event has now developed into a fully-fledged gaming tournament. With the goal of promoting team building, leadership, and planning, the Virtusa
What kicked off in 2011 as a friendly gaming event has now developed into a fully-fledged gaming tournament. With the goal of promoting team building, leadership, and planning, the Virtusa LAN Challenge 2018 is happening.
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january 22 (Monday) - 23 (Tuesday)
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Module 1: Introduction to Machine Learning
This module introduces machine learning and discussed how algorithms and languages are used.
· What is machine learning?
· Introduction to machine learning algorithms
· Introduction to machine learning languages
Module 2: Introduction to Azure Machine Learning
Describe the purpose of Azure Machine Learning, and list the main features of Azure Machine Learning Studio.
· Azure machine learning overview
· Introduction to Azure machine learning studio
· Developing and hosting Azure machine learning applications
Module 3: Managing Datasets
At the end of this module the student will be able to explore various types of data in Azure machine learning.
· Categorizing your data
· Importing data to Azure machine learning
· Exploring and transforming data in Azure machine learning
Module 4: Building Azure Machine Learning Models
This module describes how to use regression algorithms and neural networks with Azure machine learning.
· Azure machine learning workflows
· Using regression algorithms
· Using neural networks
Module 5: Using Azure Machine Learning Models
This module explores how to provide end users with Azure machine learning services, and how to share data generated from Azure machine learning models.
· Deploying and publishing models
· Consuming Experiments
Module 6: Using Cognitive Services
This module introduces the cognitive services APIs for text and image processing to create a recommendation application, and describes the use of neural networks with Azure machine learning.
· Cognitive services overview
· Processing language
· Processing images and video
· Recommending products
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Startup Weekend is a global phenomenon – 54 hours of fast and furious prototype development through to exploring potential markets and pitching. It’s an unparalleled opportunity to build lasting relationships with co-founders; mentors, and investors.
The real value comes from taking an idea from concept through to execution using Lean tactics and working under high pressure with the best startups.
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