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Amazon Alexa is Coming to Headphones and Wearables This Year

Amazon Alexa is Coming to Headphones and Wearables This Year

At CES today, Panasonic announced a partnership with Amazon that will bring Alexa to your auto. On Friday, Amazon announced a new set of developer tools called the Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit . ...

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Facebook is killing M, its personal chatbot assistant

Facebook is killing M, its personal chatbot assistant

It used artificial intelligence to come up with relevant answers to users' queries which have subsequently been checked by real humans for relevancy and comprehensiveness; apparently, people did that ...

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Google hires 30 people to stop serial bike thefts

Google hires 30 people to stop serial bike thefts

Google changed Silicon Valley with its free company bikes that help employees get across its giant corporate campus . The company has a fleet of 1,100 free, multicolored bikes for employees to get aro...

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AT&T backs away from deal to sell Huawei smartphones

AT&T backs away from deal to sell Huawei smartphones

AT&T has never confirmed reports that such a deal was under consideration and it again refused to comment on the matter on January 8 in an email exchange with eWEEK . Chinese phone maker Huawei has ...

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Nokia 6 (2018) Gets Google Play Support Alongside Android Oreo Update

Nokia 6 (2018) Gets Google Play Support Alongside Android Oreo Update

The Nokia 6 (2018 ) smartphone is priced at 1499 Yuan which is approximately Rs 14,655 for the 32GB internal storage variant while the 64GB internal storage variant will cost you 1699 Yuan which is a...

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Huawei Launches Honor Band A2 Fitness Tracker For 2499

Huawei Launches Honor Band A2 Fitness Tracker For 2499

Even, Honor 7X has experienced an overwhelming welcome due to which Honor 7X's flash sales were pretty much successful (while in the first flash sale the smartphone stocks went dry , the second f...

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DJI Osmo Mobile 2, Ronin-S Camera Stabilisers Launched at CES 2018

DJI Osmo Mobile 2, Ronin-S Camera Stabilisers Launched at CES 2018

When it comes to smartphone stabilizers, one name that comes to your mind is DJI Osmo . While the original model would let you shoot in portrait, you had to hold the gimbal sideways. DJI says its a...

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Smart speaker sales expected to soar in 2018

Smart speaker sales expected to soar in 2018

If you take a look at the Home Max , it only launched mid-December and costs $399. Google stated this news in a blog post . The Google further said, the Assistant is now available on more than 4...

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HTC rolls out Viveport VR and Vive Video user interface updates

HTC rolls out Viveport VR and Vive Video user interface updates

This device is the premium experience missing from the VR market today - up to the next level in every way. For comparison's sake, the display of the Oculus Rift comes with two displays, each with a...

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Fired Googler James Damore files a lawsuit claiming

Fired Googler James Damore files a lawsuit claiming "hostility for conservative thought"

Google, Facebook, Apple and other tech companies now regularly release diversity reports , highlighting low percentages of women and minority employees, with few moving up the management chain . T...

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Toyota brings the store to you with self-driving concept vehicle

Toyota brings the store to you with self-driving concept vehicle

The concept is part of Toyota's shift from auto company to "mobility company", Toyoda said. "We are focused on technology-based solutions that enable our team members and drivers to deliver even bet...

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GoPro exits drone market and cuts jobs after poor 2017 earnings

GoPro exits drone market and cuts jobs after poor 2017 earnings

To put it another way, it's hard to make money selling drones, especially when the pool of people looking to buy one is relatively small, and the authorities don't really like them. GoPro said revenue...

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Acer showcases 'thinnest laptop in the world,' along with two other remodels

Aside from the LTE support - both nano SIM and eSIM functionality are built into the Swift 7's thin housing - these are pretty common specs for a modern laptop . Acer's Switch 7 Black Edition is ...

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Ford picks Britain to build diesel engines for best-selling U.S. pick-ups

Ford picks Britain to build diesel engines for best-selling U.S. pick-ups

Ford said that 70 percent of its F-150 owners tow with their pickups, and they expect roughly 80 percent of diesel truck buyers will do the same. The diesel F-150 will cost in between $2,400 and $4,...

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Apple says its product chips flawed

Apple said late Thursday all its Mac and iOS devices are affected by Spectre and Meltdown . The other, Spectre , is harder to fix, but also harder to exploit, making it less of an immediate threa...

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Intel unveils laptop chips with built-in AMD Vega graphics

Intel unveils laptop chips with built-in AMD Vega graphics

The CPU brings together the Intel quad-core CPU , Radeon RX Vega M graphics and 4GB of dedicated HBM2 using Intel's new Embedded Multi-Die Interconnect Bridge (EMIB) technology. If the giant ...

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"LG showcases new rollable 65" OLED display

LG's Roll Up TV is a big-screen variant of the 18-inch screen concept, showed at CES 2016, and can be actually rolled up by like a poster. " LG Display's step to start mass production at the new li...

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Volkswagen And NVIDIA To Infuse AI Into Future Vehicle Lineup

Volkswagen And NVIDIA To Infuse AI Into Future Vehicle Lineup

The company teased about the Xavier Drive a year ago. "Combining the imagination of Volkswagen with NVIDIA, the leader in AI technology, enables us to take a big step into the future". Nvidia also u...

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Samsung spits out an 85-inch TV with 8K resolution

Samsung spits out an 85-inch TV with 8K resolution

Ahead of CES 2018 this week, Samsung has unveiled "The Wall", a massive, modular 146-in display that can be scaled up or down to suit the space. "Using a proprietary algorithm, the Q9S continuously ...

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Nvidia 'BFGDs' are 65-inch 4K gaming monitors w

Nvidia 'BFGDs' are 65-inch 4K gaming monitors w

This effectively would make BFGDs the one of the biggest displays you can hook your PC gaming rig to. NVIDIA is partnering with ASUS , Acer and HP to build these displays - a particularly interes...

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SpaceX set to launch secretive 'Zuma' spacecraft with classified U.S. government payload

SpaceX set to launch secretive 'Zuma' spacecraft with classified U.S. government payload

To date, SpaceX has launched 49 rockets, of which 44 have been successful. The mission, code named "Zuma", is a Falcon-9 rocket launch, but it is unclear what the rocket is carrying. Kennedy Space C...

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SpaceX successfully launches secret satellite after weeks-long delay

SpaceX successfully launches secret satellite after weeks-long delay

On Sunday, Zuma was delivered to low-Earth orbit, which is typically defined as any orbital path less than about 1,200 miles above the Earth's surface, according to NASA . But given the planned first...

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai cancels Consumer Electronics Show appearance over death threats

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai cancels Consumer Electronics Show appearance over death threats

Pai has consistently attended CES for half a decade . In a move that was condemned as a show of " cowardice ", Pai on Wednesday abruptly cancelled his scheduled appearance at the Consumer Electro...

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Korea, US affirm strong alliance amid inter-Korean dialogue mood

Korea, US affirm strong alliance amid inter-Korean dialogue mood

Tensions have been high after North Korea carried out multiple missile launches past year, including a number of intercontinental ballistic missiles, and its sixth atomic test, by far its most pow...

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Intel Chips Security Flaw to Slow Down Everything, Everyone Once Fixed

Intel Chips Security Flaw to Slow Down Everything, Everyone Once Fixed

Suffice to say, this is not great. With minimal time and investment, hackers can leverage Meltdown to escape from the confines of a VM to read information in memory-passwords, SSH keys, etc. Amazon ...

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Burnout Paradise Remaster Coming to PS4 in Japan

Burnout Paradise Remaster Coming to PS4 in Japan

Rumours of a remaster first surfaced in December of 2017, via Brazilian blog GamePress which stated that the rumours identified a PS4 and Xbox One remaster. There's now no word of a Nintendo Switch...

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Spectre flaw on iPhones, iPads, Macs, Android: Is your device at risk?

We continue to develop and test further mitigations for these issues and will release them in upcoming updates of iOS , macOS, and tvOS. " Apple has already released mitigations in iOS 11.2, macOS...

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Facebook shares lower as Zuckerberg vows to 'fix' social media site

Facebook shares lower as Zuckerberg vows to 'fix' social media site

But on Thursday Zuckerberg said his newest personal challenge will go beyond Facebook; he intends to also examine the role of technology in society. Facebook Messenger now contains a payment syst...

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AT&T wil be launching mobile 5G to consumers this 2018

AT&T wil be launching mobile 5G to consumers this 2018

AT&T expects 5G to deliver faster data speeds to mobile devices but also support lower latencies that, for example, will enable video streaming apps to spool up faster. AT&T has already been testing...

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Reliance Jio slashes costs, revamps plans to offer more data

Reliance Jio slashes costs, revamps plans to offer more data

Coming back to the Idea Cellular offer, the plan comes with a validity of 10 days. To give a perspective, Jio's Rs 149 recharge offer gives users a total of 28GB 4G data for 28 days, which is on...

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