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I’ll Gladly Pay You Tuesday…

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Yesterday, Cisco announced plans to acquire San Jose-based startup Perspica, a company that specializes in using machine learning to analyze streams of data.

According to a story from NetworkWorld, Cisco intends to integrate the Perspica technology into its AppDynamics product, which provides network and application monitoring and analytics.

If you’re on the lookout for a better word processing and spreadsheet mousetrap in the cloud, former Googler Alex DeNeui has launched a private beta of Code, writes The Verge.

Here’s the pitch:

“It’s a document so powerful you can build apps in it.” Open it for the first time and you’ll see a blank canvas that will be familiar to anyone who has ever used Google Docs or Microsoft Word. But drop in a table, add a few rows and columns, and you’ll find a powerful engine underneath. Coda wrote its own, modern formula language design to integrate other services into your spreadsheets. Enter “GoogleDirections” into a formula, for example, and Coda will insert a Google Map with directions from an origin location to a destination.
– via The Verge

And if you’d rather pay someone Tuesday to grab a hamburger today, check out the new PayPal capability in Facebook Messenger.

TechCrunch is reporting that PayPal users in the U.S. will now be able to send and receive person-to-person payments over Messenger, and this new integration will also include PayPal’s first customer service bot for handling customer questions and requests for help.

No word yet on whether the Messenger bot gives change.

Written by turbotodd

October 20, 2017 at 11:12 am

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