Get ready Samsung Galaxy S7 owners, Android Nougat is here

For Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, a software update has been long overdue. Samsung began officially rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat to the devices this week, the company said in a blog post on Thursday. Keep in mind this version of Android isn’t the most recent, that happens to be Android 7.1.1 which is […]

Urbana police seeking new software in addition to officers

URBANA — The fervently debated proposal to hire more police officers goes before the city council Monday for the first of two votes. But it won’t be alone. In response to council requests for additional crime data, the police department has proposed the purchase of crime-mapping software. According to a city staff memo to the […]

AI Software Learns to Make AI Software

Progress in artificial intelligence causes some people to worry that software will take jobs such as driving trucks away from humans. Now leading researchers are finding that they can make software that can learn to do one of the trickiest parts of their own jobs—the task of designing machine-learning software. Recommended for You The President’s […]

Windows 10 Insider Preview: This Is a Big One

Microsoft on Monday unveiled a massive number of Windows 10 updates as part of its latest preview build for Insiders. Among the changes developers can test drive ahead of a later release for the general public are new tab and windows controls for the Edge browser, a sneak preview of new Web payment options for […]

McDonald’s Wants to Woo You With Two New Big Macs

Like most 50-year-olds, the Big Mac is starting to show its age: That toasted sesame seed bun and secret sauce can’t hide the fact that Mickey D’s still uses frozen patties. Today’s fast-food consumers trend toward better burgers with fresher beef and a wider variety of toppings. Last year an internal company memo revealed that […]