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Googles latest hardware innovation: Price

October 16, 2018

With its latest consumer hardware products, Google’s prices are undercutting Apple, Samsung and Amazon. The search giant just unveiled its latest flagship smartphone, tablet and smart home device, all available at prices well below their direct competitors. Where Apple and Samsung are pushing prices of its latest products even higher, Google is seemingly happy to […]

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Kanos latest computer kit for kids doubles down on touch

October 6, 2018

Learn-to-code startup Kano, whose products aim to turn kids into digital makers, has taken the wraps off the latest incarnation of its build-it-yourself computer kit. With the new flagship Kano is doubling down on touch interactions — urging kids to “make your own tablet”. The Computer Kit Touch packs a 10.1″ HD touchscreen, along with Kano’s now familiar […]

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The Windows 10 October 2018 Update is now available

October 3, 2018

Microsoft today announced that the Windows 10 October 2018 update is now available. The company made the announcement at a small press event in New York, though it’s obviously no surprise that Microsoft decided to roll out the October update in the month that gave it its name. As usual, these rollouts take a while. […]

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Google takes a step back from running the Kubernetes development infrastructure

September 19, 2018

Google today announced that it is providing the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) with $9 million in Google Cloud credits to help further its work on the Kubernetes container orchestrator and that it is handing over operational control of the project to the community. These credits will be split over three years and are meant to cover the […]

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Sebastian Thrun: The costs of the air taxi system could be less than an Uber

September 14, 2018

The Google X founder on flying taxis, the healthcare uses for AI and why we havent seen the last of Google Glass Google X the internet giants secretive research lab and revolutionising education by kickstarting massive open online courses(Moocs). His most recent project is developing flying cars. You launched your flying car company, autonomous air […]

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The VoCore2 is a tiny computer that can play tiny Doom

September 8, 2018

The VoCore2 is a Wi-Fi capable computer with a 580 MHz CPU and 128 RAM that supports video, USB, and Ethernet. And it plays Doom. That’s right: this is a computer you can easily swallow and allow your biome flora to play a hard core FPS while you slowly digest the package. The product started […]

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The daughter Steve Jobs denied: Clearly I was not compelling enough for my father’

September 5, 2018

Lisa Brennan-Jobs talks about how she learned to love the co-founder of Apple, who claimed for years she wasnt his child It is a good thing, says Lisa Brennan-Jobs, that she did not write her memoir of growing up in the shadow of her father, who died eight years ago of pancreatic cancer, had a […]

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The UDOO BOLT is a powerful computer on a tiny board

July 22, 2018

When we last met UDOO, the team was building a powerful Raspberry Pi-based DIY board with a bunch of impressive features, including more ports and a better processor. Now the team behind the first units has released the UDOO BOLT, a DIY board that can run “AAA games” thanks to a built-in AMD Ryzen Embedded […]

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‘I was shocked it was so easy’: meet the professor who says facial recognition can tell if you’re gay

July 17, 2018

Psychologist Michal Kosinski says artificial intelligence can detect your sexuality and politics just by looking at your face. What if hes right? Vladimir Putin was not in attendance, but his loyal lieutenants were. On 14 July last year, the Russian prime minister, Michal Kosinski, who had been flown from the city centre by helicopter to […]

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Apple is rebuilding Maps from the ground up

July 6, 2018

I’m not sure if you’re aware, but the launch of Apple Maps went poorly. After a rough first impression, an apology from the CEO, several years of patching holes with data partnerships and some glimmers of light with long-awaited transit directions and improvements in business, parking and place data, Apple Maps is still not where it […]

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