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What it felt like to visit the most tech-centric Olympics ever

8 minutes ago   |   Technology Review

I tried out 5G wireless networks, AI translation robots, and self-driving buses in Pyeongchang.
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Colorado police turned to Snapchat to solve a drug murder

Colorado police turned to Snapchat to solve a drug murder

46 minutes ago   |   The Verge

Newly unsealed documents show Snapchat played an unexpected role in the investigation of an apparent drug murder in Colorado in 2016. Devon Smeltz disappeared in August 2016...
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Self-driving cars with "remote" drivers could test on Calif roads in April: DMV

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

SAN FRANCISCO - Self-driving cars that back up their computerized system with a remote human operator instead of a fallback driver at the wheel could be tested on California...
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1 Important Secret for Effective Communication

2 hours ago   |   Scientific American

A strong beginning and an even stronger ending can drive your message home, as the latest training video from The Flame Challenge makes clear
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Nissan Easy Ride brings autonomous taxis to the public in Japan - Roadshow

3 hours ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

It's only operating along a single set route for now, but Nissan envisions it growing into a whole ecosystem.
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A Facebook exec explains why she doesn't hire 'the smartest person in the room' - and the questions she asks to weed them out

A Facebook exec explains why she doesn't hire 'the smartest person in the room' - and the questions she asks to weed them out

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

• Facebook employees succeed if they have a drive to learn, according to VP of HR Janelle Gale. • When she's interviewing candidates, she's typically less impressed with people...
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Nissan plans to launch its own self-driving taxi service in Japan

Nissan plans to launch its own self-driving taxi service in Japan

4 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

Nissan is preparing to launch its own self-driving taxi service, a sign that the Japanese auto giant is interested in challenging Uber in the race to deploy a fleet of...
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Another warning: Don't convert your Time Machine volume from HFS+ to APFS

Another warning: Don't convert your Time Machine volume from HFS+ to APFS

6 hours ago   |   Macworld

Months after the release of macOS 10.13 High Sierra, folks are still having problems with limitations of the new Apple File System format required for SSDs that run High...
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Researchers use plant fibres to develop green options for transport industry

6 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   3 articles

University of Portsmouth researchers and teams from around the world are at the forefront of a drive to develop greener composite materials from agricultural waste to be used...
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Does the Google Pixel 2 have Bluetooth issues?

Does the Google Pixel 2 have Bluetooth issues?

6 hours ago   |   Android Central   |   12 articles

It all depends. As great as the first-generation Google Pixel was, one thing it wasn't was a perfect phone. The Pixel had its fair share of issues, with one of the most...
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Android's official augmented reality toolkit is available to the public

Android's official augmented reality toolkit is available to the public

Google's take on a mobile augmented reality framework is no longer limited to a modestly-sized preview. It just released ARCore 1.0, letting anyone publish Android apps that... Read more ...

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact leak out ahead of MWC

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact leak out ahead of MWC

Lots of manufacturers will debut new smartphone hardware at MWC next week, Sony included. But it looks like Sony's surprise has been ruined thanks to a new leak. The Sony... Read more ...

The first Android Go phones will be announced next week at Mobile World Congress

The first Android Go phones will be announced next week at Mobile World Congress

Android Go is Google's latest attempt to build a version of Android specifically designed for low-end phones, and the company has announced that we'll start to see the first... Read more ...

More proof the Galaxy S9 will be just as expensive as we thought

More proof the Galaxy S9 will be just as expensive as we thought

An image from a trusted leaker the other day reaffirmed what we've been suspecting. The Galaxy S9 will be more expensive than the Galaxy S8 was at launch, with the Plus model... Read more ...

MWC 2018: Samsung's Galaxy S9 reveal and everything else you need to know

MWC 2018: Samsung's Galaxy S9 reveal and everything else you need to know

The new phones are coming! Mobile World Congress is nearly upon us, and soon we'll be feasting our eyes on the latest and greatest Android has to offer. So whether you're... Read more ...

Microsoft adding support for running multiple instances of UWP Windows 10 apps

Microsoft adding support for running multiple instances of UWP Windows 10 apps

Developers will be able to enable the feature within their apps. Microsoft will soon allow developers to support opening multiple instances of their Universal Windows Platform... Read more ...

More than 40 companies working on new generation of text messaging

More than 40 companies working on new generation of text messaging

160 character limits suck - RCS messaging promises to revolutionize the way you text message. Google has updated the world on the progress of the upgrade, and wants to show... Read more ...

Multilingual Google Assistant to add more than 20 languages to its repertoire

Multilingual Google Assistant to add more than 20 languages to its repertoire

Despite being available in eight languages, Google Assistant is expanding its multilingual capabilities, with Google aiming to add support for more than 20 additional languages... Read more ...

Now Available on Steam - YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY

Now Available on Steam - YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY

YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY- is Now Available on Steam! Yume Nikki has been hailed as one of the greatest games ever created with RPG Maker. The new YUMENIKKI -DREAM DIARY- is not a... Read more ...

Pokémon Go Legendary Raid Bosses Return To Determine What Will Hatch From Eggs

Pokémon Go Legendary Raid Bosses Return To Determine What Will Hatch From Eggs

Niantic has been steadily cycling through legendary raid bosses for Pokémon Go trainers to battle and catch, and usually once they're gone, they're gone. However, for one week... Read more ...