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New iPhones may have same charging cable as Android phones...
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For years, Apple has forged its own path. And unique charging ports on its devices is one such example. Back in the day, we had a 30-pin connector which, in 2012, was replaced by the incumbent Lightn
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-09 06:00 UTC
Petition to save Microsoft's unannounced foldable Surface smartphone...
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Even though recent reports suggested that Microsoft's much-rumored foldable Surface smartphone, codenamed Andromeda, will be pocket-sized and might release this year itself, a new set of reports now c
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-07 12:13 UTC
AI algorithm can teach cars to self-drive in 20 minutes...
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Wayve, a startup founded by two researchers from the Cambridge University, has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that can learn how to drive a car from scratch in 20 minutes. Just l
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-07 08:52 UTC
Samsung Galaxy S10 to get a triple camera setup: Report...
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Samsung is working to launch its 10th anniversary smartphone, the Galaxy S10. Codenamed Beyond, the upcoming flagship is expected to be the next big thing in smartphone space. Further, according t
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-07 05:58 UTC
Twitter is sweeping out fake accounts like never before, putting user growth at risk...
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Twitter has sharply escalated its battle against fake and suspicious accounts, a major shift to lessen the flow of disinformation on the platform, according to data obtained by The Washington Post.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 22:00 UTC
Twitter reportedly suspended 70 million fake accounts in May and June...
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Twitter been ramping up its purges of fake users, suspending 70 million accounts in May and June in its attempts to reduce the impact of misinformation. That's more than double the rate the social media platform was suspending back in October, accord.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 21:58 UTC
Human labor is propping up some companies' fake AI software...
There isn't always a computer program behind "AI" services—sometimes it's just plain old "I.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 18:25 UTC
Mi TV, Redmi Note 5 Pro go on sale today...
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Popular Xiaomi products, namely the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and Mi LED TVs, are available on sale via Flipkart and, today. Under the sale, both the 4GB and 6GB variants of Redmi Note 5 Pro ar
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 11:40 UTC
KaiOS-based Nokia 8810 4G feature phone to get WhatsApp support...
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Reliance Jio recently announced its new KaiOS-based smart feature phone JioPhone 2, which will support WhatsApp as the app gets native compatibility for KaiOS. Now, HMD Global has clearly hinted tha
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 10:56 UTC
2018 iPhones to come in gold, blue, red, orange colors...
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Apple's 2018 iPhone line-up consists of a 5.8-inch OLED display iPhone, a larger 6.5-inch OLED display iPhone, and a more affordable 6.1-inch LCD display iPhone. Breaking Apple's monochrome pattern,
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-06 07:32 UTC
Italy Wikipedia shuts down in protest at EU copyright law...
The pages go dark ahead of a vote on controversial new rules on website uploads and links.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-03 14:59 UTC
Facebook acknowledges it shared user data with dozens of companies...
Social network had agreements with 61 companies, ranging from AOL to UPS to dating app Hinge. Facebook continued sharing information with 61 hardware and software makers after it said it discontinued the practice in May 2015, the social networking giant acknowledged in 747 pages of documents
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-02 14:52 UTC
Inside Amazon's plan to dominate advertising business in 2019...
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Amazon's unrelenting efficiency, obsession with automation, and brutal pricing strategies have helped it disrupt or dominate industry after industry, which began with books way back in 1997. Over the next year, it's bringing those tactics to bear
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-01 14:40 UTC
John McAfee Vows Revenge On "Enemies" Who "Tried To Poison Me"...
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Update: It appears John McAfee has a suspect in mind and is offering a reward for details... $5,000 reward for anyone who can provided the full name, address and phone number of this man. No questions asked. Your confidentiality is assured. DM ME. pic.twi
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-24 20:24 UTC
Tech companies are eavesdropping on you through your smart speaker...
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Would you be willing to equip your bedroom or living room with an internet-connected microphone that could record and send all your conversations to the data-hungry server of a giant tech company or to a random person in your contact list? That is basical
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-23 15:50 UTC
You'll Soon Be Able to Sponsor Your Favorite YouTube Creators for $5 Per Month...
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Fans of popular YouTube personalities will soon have a new way to show their support for their favorite creators. YouTube announced Thursday several new tools for YouTubers to generate revenue, including a Channel Memberships feature that will allow viewe
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-22 05:18 UTC
Why the Supreme Court Sales Tax Ruling May Benefit Amazon...
States can now require all online retailers to collect sales tax, even if the company does not have a physical presence in the state.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-22 04:52 UTC
Lawmakers: Google ‘could pose a serious risk to US national security’...
A bipartisan group of lawmakers want Google to cut ties with a Chinese telecommunications company regarded by U.S. officials as an espionage threat.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-21 04:12 UTC
OxygenOS 5.1.8: An important update for OnePlus 6 Indian users...
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Last week, OnePlus released OxygenOS 5.1.7 to patch the bootloader vulnerability - a flaw that allowed attackers to bypass bootloader protection and install a modified firmware image. However, the O
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-19 05:25 UTC
Facebook's new AI engine can 'open' closed eyes...
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Despite there being several software which manipulate photos to make someone look better, the blink has been a dogged adversary to a good photo. So far, software solutions weren't adept at replacing
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-18 06:59 UTC
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