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Apple iPhone X: 3 months later
Apple iPhone X: 3 months laterBrian Tong tells you whether Face ID on the iPhone X still performs well after three months of use as well as the features he loves, just likes and the one he doesn't use. Subscribe to CNET:...From:CNETViews:1835…
- 62 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 9:16pm -
Android P could support new phones with an iPhone X-like notch
Android P could support new phones with an iPhone X-like notchThe Android P operating system will bring a better Google Assistant and support for all-new screen designs. Subscribe to CNET: http://cnet.co/2heRhep Check out our playlists: http://cn…
- 62 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 8:57pm -
Apple fixes app-crashing bug in its OSes
Apple fixes app-crashing bug in its OSesApple updated iOS, MacOS, WatchOS and TVOS, taking care of a flaw that would crash all kinds of apps. Read the CNET article: http://cnet.co/2Cyz4OY Subscribe to CNET: http://bit.ly/17qqqCs...From:CNETVie…
- 62 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 8:42pm -
How to make an infinite loop with Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo, Google Home
How to make an infinite loop with Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo, Google HomeMake these assistants talk in circles on the Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo Dot and Google Home. Article to link to: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/make-siri-alexa-and-google-assis…
- 62 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 8:41pm -
Our big Mobile World Congress preview show (The 3:59, Ep. 358)
Our big Mobile World Congress preview show (The 3:59, Ep. 358)Starts @ 1:29 before the edit We talk Samsung Galaxy S9 and 5G, as well as Bitcoin and the "Free Money Guy" from the 90's. Samsung Galaxy S9 MWC: http://cnet.co/2EG2IIb 5G @ MWC: http:…
- 62 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 8:33pm -
We played Rocket League in real life with Hot Wheels at Toy Fair
We played Rocket League in real life with Hot Wheels at Toy FairPlay car soccer at home with the Hot Wheels Rocket League RC Rivals set, coming out in 2018. Mattel is also adding video game flair to classic race tracks with the Augmoto augmented…
- 62 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 8:29pm -

L.A. Times - Technology

  • newAlphabet's sales growth surges, and so does its spending
    Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc., posted the strongest sales growth in almost four years last quarter, indicating that marketers kept flocking to its services even as lawmakers scrutinized how internet companies harness user data to sell ads.…
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  • newAmazon is working on another big bet: Robots for the home
    Ten years ago, Amazon introduced the Kindle and established the appeal of reading on a digital device. Four years ago, Jeff Bezos and company rolled out the Echo, prompting millions of people to start talking to a computer. Now Amazon.com Inc. is wor…
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  • Apple stock drops again as concern mounts over iPhone sales
    Apple Inc. stock fell Friday for the third day in a row after analysts at Morgan Stanley cut their forecasts for iPhone shipments, adding to concern about the tech giant’s primary source of revenue. Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty lowered her p…
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  • Audit of Facebook's privacy practices found no problems — despite Cambridge Analytica situation
    Facebook’s privacy practices are audited every two years, and the most recent audit found no problems — even though it covered the time Facebook knew that data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica had improperly obtained private data from millions of…
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  • Qualcomm slashes 1,500 jobs in California, and its NXP bid faces objections in China
    Qualcomm Inc. is slashing at least 1,500 jobs in California, trying to cut costs, at the same time its $44-billion bid to acquire NXP Semiconductors is running into problems getting antitrust clearance from China. The San Diego company, a leading pro…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 9:20pm -
  • Judge pares down Lyft drivers' lawsuit against Uber over 'Hell' spyware
    Lyft Inc. drivers will be permitted to revise a lawsuit alleging Uber Technologies Inc. spied on them using a software called “Hell” as part of a scheme to gain a competitive edge. A San Francisco federal magistrate judge dismissed most of the la…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Apr 18, 7:15pm -
  • San Francisco officials are fed up with Bird scooters
    San Francisco has long been a place where tech companies roll out their services first and seek permission later. City officials, however, are losing patience with such strategies. Members of San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors on Monday admonishe…
    - 7 days ago, 17 Apr 18, 1:35am -

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Neuroscientist Anil Seth Answers Neuroscience Questions From Twitter | Tech Support | WIRED
Neuroscientist Anil Seth Answers Neuroscience Questions From Twitter | Tech Support | WIREDNeuroscientist and public science communicator Anil Seth uses the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about neuroscience. How does memory work…
- 62 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 9:30pm -
Inside the Quest to Make Lab Grown Meat | WIRED
Inside the Quest to Make Lab Grown Meat | WIREDFood scientists and startups are trying to make meat more ethically appealing by growing it -- cell by cell -- in a lab instead of on a farm. Even some vegans support so-called "clean" meat....From:…
- 62 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 8:50pm -
Black Panther Cast Answers the Web's Most Searched Questions | WIRED
Black Panther Cast Answers the Web's Most Searched Questions | WIREDBlack Panther stars Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong'o and Michael B. Jordan take the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answer the Internet's most searched questions about Black Pan…
- 62 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 8:47pm -
The Ultimate Paper Airplane | WIRED
The Ultimate Paper Airplane | WIREDOver the last decade, designer Luca Iaconi-Stewart has been building an incredibly detailed model of a Boeing 777, right down to the tiny seats and moving landing gear, using only paper folders...From:WIREDVi…
- 62 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 4:36pm -
Garry Kasparov Answers Chess Questions From Twitter | Tech Support | WIRED
Garry Kasparov Answers Chess Questions From Twitter | Tech Support | WIREDChess grandmaster Garry Kasparov uses the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about the game of chess. Why do chess players point at pieces with their middle f…
- 63 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 8:41am -
Musician Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty ft. Jacob Collier & Herbie Hancock | WIRED
Musician Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty ft. Jacob Collier & Herbie Hancock | WIRED23-year-old musician, composer and multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier explains the concept of harmony to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a col…
- 63 days ago, 20 Feb 18, 6:33am -

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Your Guide to Understanding How CRISPR Works
Your Guide to Understanding How CRISPR WorksIs CRISPR really such a big deal? Put simply: Yes. Here's why, and the nitty gritty of how the gene-editing tool works.From:MIT Technology ReviewViews:11031 194ratingsTime:02:23More inScie…
- 64 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 11:47am -
Blockchain Decoded
Blockchain DecodedWhat is a blockchain and what is it for?From:MIT Technology ReviewViews:4936 96ratingsTime:01:59More inScience & Technology
- 64 days ago, 19 Feb 18, 1:49am -
We Tried Out 23andMe's Pain Tolerance Test
We Tried Out 23andMe's Pain Tolerance TestTo study pain, 23andMe is making its first foray into at-home research. So we decided to toughen up and put the company's methods to the test. Read more: https://trib.al/bmDn3V7.From:MIT Technology Revi…
- 74 days ago, 9 Feb 18, 12:31am -
Innovator Under 35: Gene Berdichevsky
Innovator Under 35: Gene BerdichevskySila Nano for TR35 2017.From:MIT Technology ReviewViews:331 11ratingsTime:01:23More inScience & Technology
- 74 days ago, 8 Feb 18, 6:37pm -
Meet Ayah Bdeir: 2014 Innovator Under 35
Meet Ayah Bdeir: 2014 Innovator Under 35Ayah Bdeir discusses the work she does at LittleBits Electronics, the hardware startup of which she is the founder and CEO.From:MIT Technology ReviewViews:502 15ratingsTime:03:13More inScience…
- 77 days ago, 6 Feb 18, 11:11am -
Nora Ayanian: Innovator Under 35
Nora Ayanian: Innovator Under 35Nora Ayanian's work in multi-robot coördination has applications in home automation, environmental monitoring, manufacturing, and the military.From:MIT Technology ReviewViews:244 12ratingsTime:01:22Mo…
- 78 days ago, 4 Feb 18, 4:03pm -

CNN - Technology

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    It seems like every week we're finding new uses for drones. Here's some of the most interesting out there today.
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  • How a company founded by ex-spies uses AI to fight hackers
    Cybersecurity firm Darktrace uses artificial intelligence to stop cyber attacks before they even start.
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    A global heatmap from GPS-tracking company Strava that tracks people's exercise habits could pose security risks for military forces around the world.
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    Digital artist Jan Frojdman spent three weeks shifting through 33,000 images obtained from NASA to create this 3D model of Mars.
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  • New lifesaving drone rescues swimmers
    A new lifesaving drone has been used to rescue two teenagers from the rough seas off the coast of Australia's Lennox Head, New South Wales.
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    Two swimmers were in serious trouble off the coast of Australia, until a drone came to their rescue.
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    All stories start somewhere, and the story of the driverless car begins in a research lab in Pittsburgh, where Carnegie Mellon University Professor Red Whittaker was one of the first to develop a fully autonomous driving machine.
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    The programs controlling driverless cars are computers, after all, and all computers are hackable.
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    More than 1.25 million people die every year in auto accidents. Driverless cars could change that.
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    Autonomous vehicles will reshape how we live in more ways than you think.
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    Say goodbye to humans behind the wheel. Self-driving cars are coming faster than you think, and the changes they bring will reach far beyond our roads. Meet the companies building our driverless future and find out what to expect when machines take t…
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Reuters - Technology

  • newCar of the future: Electrified and autonomous, but what will it look like?
    BEIJING (Reuters) - An autonomous driving electric vehicle may not take to the sky any time soon but could one day start to look a bit like The Jetsons’ flying car - a glass bubble without the long hood that is a signature feature of today's gasol…
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  • newAd sales surge at Google parent Alphabet, but so do costs
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Strong growth in ad sales on Google search and YouTube were not enough to offset a surge in costs at parent Alphabet Inc that shrank the first-quarter operating margin, leaving shares flat after hours on Monday.
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  • newFlying taxi start-up hires designer behind modern Mini, Fiat 500
    LONDON (Reuters) - Lilium, a German start-up with Silicon Valley-scale ambitions to put electric "flying taxis" in the air next decade, has hired Frank Stephenson, the designer behind iconic car brands including the modern Mini, Fiat 500 and McLaren…
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  • newFacebook says it is taking down more material about ISIS, al-Qaeda
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Monday that it removed or put a warning label on 1.9 million pieces of extremist content related to ISIS or al-Qaeda in the first three months of the year, or about double the amount from the previous qu…
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  • newIndia's Infosys to renew focus on digital services
    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Infosys Ltd, India's second-biggest IT firm, plans to renew its focus on digital services as it looks to boost growth amid shrinking profit margins in its legacy business and rising competition from local and international rivals.…
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  • newApple sensor supplier AMS warns of second-quarter slowdown
    ZURICH (Reuters) - Chipmaker AMS reported first-quarter sales toward the lower end of its guidance range on Monday and warned of a downturn owing to weaker orders from one of its main customers.
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  • newVolvo Trucks plans to share electric truck battery tech across brands
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Volvo Trucks plans to share battery technology across its brands to tame development and production costs for the crucial but expensive component, as the world's second-largest truck maker ramps up electric offerings, the company t…
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  • newEU opens competition probe into Apple's bid for music app Shazam
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU antitrust regulators opened an investigation on Monday into Apple's bid for British music discovery app Shazam, concerned the deal might give the iPhone maker an unfair advantage in poaching users from its rivals.
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  • newDubai's Careem hit by cyber attack affecting 14 million users
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Careem, Uber's main ride-hailing app rival in the Middle East, was hit by a cyber attack that compromised the data of 14 million users, it said on Monday.
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  • newNetflix to raise $1.5 billion in debt
    (Reuters) - Netflix Inc said on Monday it planned to raise $1.5 billion in debt, the second time the company is tapping the debt market in less than a year to fuel a rapid expansion in original content.
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