Friday Five@5

Vincent Simonet, the head of Google France’s R&D Center noted that a number of Google services employ machine learning “to make them simpler and more useful in everyday life.” While Google has already made great strides in terms of visual recognition, “there is still much to do in this area.”

The Friday Five@5 is your weekly dose of the latest in digital news from around the world.


Google just upped the ante in the machine-learning game by purchasing Moodstocks

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Your smartphone is about to get even smarter. Read more


New Apple health app to serve as organ donation matchmaker


Apple and Donate Life America on Tuesday announced a partnership to offer an organ donation app when the new iOS 10 update becomes available this fall. Read more


Solar road technology comes to Route 66


The small test could help power the US and keep the highway clear. Read more


How to make a great short film on your smartphone


This Thursday 7 July at the Sydney Apple Store, acclaimed director and pocket filmmaker Jason van Genderen will show how to find inspiration in the world around you, and create a film that’s truly your own. Read more


6 tech gadgets that will improve your daily life


Life is hard. Luckily, humans are pretty smart and invent some great ways to deal with the complexities of life. Read more


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Laura Perrot

I'm a highly motivated and passionate student and I enjoy taking on new challenges. With an intensive international living experience, I am always interested in learning. I love photography, music, cinema, fashion and technology.