You Can Now Learn Arabic Using Duolingo

Duolingo has launched a new language course, and this one is designed to help you learn to speak Arabic. This isn’t meant for beginners, but language learners keen to broaden their horizons can now learn (or try to learn) Arabic using Duolingo. Duolingo Helps You Learn to Speak Arabic Duolingo …

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Zillow now uses computer vision to improve property value estimates

Real estate management and listings company Zillow says it’s leveraging vision — computer vision, that is — to improve the accuracy of its Zestimate appraisals. The Seattle, Washington-based company today launched a new benchmark that considers homes’ visual highlights in tabulating property prices, and then adjusts those estimates for locations …

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First Democratic debate 2019: Memes off and running – CNET

Democratic presidential hopefuls participate in the first Democratic primary debate.  Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images It’s that time again. The first debate of the Democratic presidential primary season, leading up to the 2020 election, aired Wednesday live from Miami’s Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.  Because the Democratic field of candidates …

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Why Latin America is Ready for IoT Growth

Smartphone adoption is sweeping across Latin America, making it a prime location for new technologies. The Internet of Things industry, in particular, is gaining speed in the region. Micromarket Monitor forecasts that the IoT sector in Latin America will increase from US$14.2 billion in 2013 to US$44.4 billion in 2019. …

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Scribd Snapshots Offer Bite-Sized Book Previews

Scribd has launched a new content offering called Snapshots. Scribd Snapshots offer curated previews of nonfiction books. The idea being to help Scribd subscribers decide whether they want to read a book in full, or whether the highlights are enough. Scribd Launches Snapshots of Nonfiction Books Scribd introduces Snapshots in …

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