Google is putting building blocks in place to make your smartphone apps a whole lot brainier.
The search giant brought an early version of TensorFlow, its "neural network" software platform, to Apple's iPhones and iPads. The platform should enable more sophisticated apps from Google and other developers using TensorFlow, which was already available on Google's Android mobile software.
Also on this podcast, we delve into players transitioning to digital video-game purchases and people holding onto their iPhones for longer before replacing them.
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Google's AI to make itself at home in the iPhone (The 3:59, Ep. 58)