Google releases open source framework for building “enclaved” apps for cloud

Enlarge (credit: Google) Today, Google is releasing an open source framework for the development of “confidential computing” cloud applications—a software development kit that will allow developers to build secure applications that run across multiple cloud architectures even in shared (and not necessarily trusted) environments. The framework, called Asylo, is currently experimental but could eventually make […]

WebVR is becoming WebXR to make a simple, unified framework for all devices

GUEST: WebVR being a game-changer for the VR industry is a message that I’ve been eager to spread for the past couple of years. The JavaScript API that enables you to load VR experiences on your browser enjoys all the benefits that the open web has to offer an emerging tech (like no friction or […]

I’ve studied billionaires and interviewed neuroscientists, and I’ve created the ultimate framework for making better decisions

Spencer Platt/Getty Images This post from Matt Bodnar originally appeared on Quora as an answer to the question “Which decision-making strategies yield the best results?“ Billionaires like Warren Buffett believe in the power of compounding knowledge through constantly learning and studying. Charlie Munger believes that a successful entrepreneur needs to be multidisciplinary. Successful people tend to use mental […]

Microsoft launches Beta: Faster framework, more personalization, and a smarter inbox

After the massive overhaul last year, Microsoft is back at it again. The company today announced Beta, a new version of the web email client users can try to improve by giving feedback to the team’s engineers and designers. The company is promising the beta will bring a faster with new ways […]

US-led coalition’s white phosphorus use in Mosul ‘not within int’l legal framework’ – rights groups

The use of white phosphorus by the US-led coalition in Mosul is “not within the international legal framework,” the UN coordinator for rights group Salam for Democracy and Human Rights told RT, adding that Baghdad should launch an independent investigation. “There’s no area [in Mosul] with a large space… the houses are built against each […]

AI Weekly: Facebook launches Messenger Platform 2.0 and open-sources Caffe2 deep learning framework

Here’s this week’s newsletter: Discovery is the number one issue bot makers told Facebook Messenger they wanted addressed, said Messenger engineering manager Mikhail Larionov. That’s certainly what VentureBeat has heard from bot developers, and now — a year after the launch of the Messenger Platform — Facebook has launched version 2.0 at its F8 conference. And it’s […]

Facebook turned a JavaScript framework into a VR creation tool

Facebook launched React VR today, an open source JavaScript framework for building VR experiences that was announced back in October. It’s based on React, which is the user interface code that powers websites like Facebook and Instagram. React VR lets you import 360 panoramic images and 3D models into a scene, add text and images, […]

S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Brett Dalton Finds Ward's 'Sweet Spot' in Framework, Whereas Fitz Is the 'Cold-Blooded Killer'

Just when you thought he was out… they pulled him back in. In launching the third arc of Season 4, ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (airing Tuesdays at 10/9c) put dearly departed-turned-Inhuman Grant Ward in Daisy’s bed, establishing from go that the Framework offered one funked-up reality. Now, though, the former S.H.I.E.L.D. agent is back fighting […]

Trump’s decision to hit Syrian airfield was outside UN framework – Belgian foreign minister

Belgium’s top diplomat has called on US President Donald Trump to make sure his next foreign policy decisions are made within the United Nations’ framework, referring to an order to carry out a missile strike on Syria’s Shayrat Airbase overnight Thursday. “What we are seeing today is an escalation,” Foreign Minister Didier Reynders told Bel […]