Industry News - Week of June 18, 2018

THIS WEEK: Finalized Android P APIs; IBM, DoE Break 200 Petaflops; How to Manage Printing Costs; Using Big Data to Improve Patient Care; Capillary Project Secures Messaging; Soccer: Low-tech sport, High-tech Coverage; Maximizing In-app Buys;


Android P APIs Have Been Finalized

Interfaces for API level 28 of the Android P beta​​​ are available now, including those for indoor positioning, display cutout support and many other features.

IBM, DoE Showcase 'World's Fastest Supercomputer'

Several years in the making, operators of "Summit" will aim its impressive specs primarily at advancing artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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Using Managed Print Services to Cut Costs, Improve Productivity

For the vast majority of businesses, the costs of printing are not closely tracked but simply a cost of doing business. It doesn't have to be that way.

Building the 'Hospital Room of the Future'

Denver-based healthcare provider UCHealth is gearing up to use artificial intelligence, big data, wearable computers and other technology to improve patient care.

Google's Project Capillary Secures Push Messaging

Android developers will have a simpler way to employ end-to-end messaging encryption thanks to the Capillary open source libraries.

World Cup Wonder: New Tech to Cover Old Sport

The world of soccer (or futbol outside the US) has come a long way since its origins more than 2,000 years ago.

How to Maximize In-app Purchases

Revenue from products and services purchased from inside an app topped $37 billion world wide last year. Here's how to maximize returns.

.NET Core 2.1 Implements NuGet Deployment

Microsoft late last month released .NET Core 2.1, the latest version of its cross-platform development platform, promising performance improvements in its runtime and tools.