The Linux Foundation recently announced a new open source AI project in collaboration with AT&T and Tech Mahindra. The Acumos Project is expected to launch in early 2018 and will “expedite innovation and deployment of AI applications, and make them available to everyone.” according to Mazin Gilbert, Vice President of Advanced Technology at AT&T Labs. Continue reading
Microsoft has been a big contributor to Linux over the past several years, primarily focusing on improving support for its Hyper-V hypervisor. Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, said that in becoming a member, “Microsoft is better able to collaborate with the open source community to deliver transformative mobile and cloud experiences to more people.” [Source]
Big News: Apple has just made its Swift language open source under the Apache 2.0 license. The company has also launched swift.org to facilitate this new chapter for its popular language which is used for both iOS and OS X development. Swift.org offers downloads, compilers, documentation, community boards, and much more – situating itself as the go-to hub for all things Swift.
Long-running Boyle Software client Thumbplay, the #1 mobile entertainment content service in the U.S., today announced that it has raised $18 million in new capital through a Series E round that was led by Brookside Capital Partners, the public equity affiliate of Bain Capital, and Cross Creek Capital, a private equity affiliate of Wasatch Advisors.
Extremely happy with the reliable Boyle Software datacenter’s high availability, non-intrusive monitoring and fanatical customer service, Emilio Robba has renewed its hosting partnership with Boyle Software.
Boyle Software is happy to announce a new automation tool for the Harvard Club of New York City back office today. This new, custom tool helps club vendors submit their charges seamlessly with a simple web interface, reducing the amount of human intervention, reducing the Accounts Payable lifecycle, and providing an auditable trail for the data.