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The Secret to Tech's Next Big Breakthroughs? Stacking Chips

The Secret to Tech's Next Big Breakthroughs? Stacking Chips

3 hours ago   |   HighTech Industry   |   3 articles

The Wall Street Journal As microchips become 3-D, there are dividends in performance, power consumption and capabilities By Christopher Mims Nov. 19, 2017 9:00 a.m. ET A funny...
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Amazon announces AWS Secret Region for intelligence agencies

3 hours ago   |   ZDnet

Three years after launching Top Secret Region, Amazon has announced Secret Region for US intelligence agencies, as well as other government agencies dealing with secret-level data.
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Managing software complexity through intent-based programming

Managing software complexity through intent-based programming

4 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Software is losing its magic. We simply demand too much from the current approaches. As a result, software developers are losing the battle with complexity, often without...
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Baidu's new smart speaker is a level of weird we should all strive for

Baidu's new smart speaker is a level of weird we should all strive for

5 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Baidu, China's answer to Google, recently unveiled its new smart speaker design, as well as prototype future versions. The devices look nothing like what we've come to expect...
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AISense Gets $10M For AI-Driven Voice Transcription

AISense Gets $10M For AI-Driven Voice Transcription

6 hours ago   |   SiliconTap

Los Altos-based AISense, a developer of artificial intelligence software which automatically transcribes voice conversations, has raised $10M in a Series A funding, the company...
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Beware ‘Slaughterbots': PSA Highlights Danger of Autonomous Weapons

Beware ‘Slaughterbots': PSA Highlights Danger of Autonomous Weapons

6 hours ago   |   Geek

Humans can barely operate weapons responsibly. So should we supply autonomous machines instead? The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots doesn't think so. “Many of the world's...
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Mingis on Tech: Coding for Alexa

6 hours ago   |   Computerworld

Alexa, the helpful assistant best known as the voice of Amazon Echo and Echo Dot devices, offers a range of "skills" right out of the box. It can perform a variety of tasks...
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Facebook's nerds bested by Japan's in the race to train AI

Facebook's nerds bested by Japan's in the race to train AI

6 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Facebook this summer announced a breakthrough in neural network training. Its researchers were able to fully train an image processing AI in one hour, using 256 GPUs. Not to be...
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New AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Promo Art Shows Off Costumes For Captain America, Black Widow, and Falcon

New AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Promo Art Shows Off Costumes For Captain America, Black Widow, and Falcon

7 hours ago   |   GeekTyrant   |   5 articles

Some new promo art has surfaced online for Avengers: Infinity War. The art gives us an even better look at the costumes of Captain America , Black Widow , and the Falcon. I'm...
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Russian 'troll army' tweets cited more than 80 times in UK media

9 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Posts from accounts said by Twitter to be Russian trolls quoted in coverage ranging from breaking news to humorous listicles Members of a Russian “troll army” were quoted more...
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Black Friday just came early for one of our favorite pairs of wireless...

Black Friday just came early for one of our favorite pairs of wireless headphones

There's no question that the biggest headphone brands in the world like Beats and Bose make fantastic headphones. And with Black Friday fast approaching, you can get killer... Read more ...

The Justice Department is suing to block the AT&T - Time Warner merger, says...

The Justice Department is suing to block the AT&T - Time Warner merger, says report

The Justice Department is poised to block the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner, according to a Bloomberg report. The Department of Justice has announced a public... Read more ...

LG's killer OLED TV deals let you skip the Black Friday nightmare

LG's killer OLED TV deals let you skip the Black Friday nightmare

Now's probably the time to buy a new TV, thanks to LG's OLED Black Friday deals. Ten LG OLED models are being discounted to some of their lowest prices yet. The 55-inch B7A is... Read more ...

Roccat's got some rocking Black Friday deals on gaming keyboards and mice

Roccat's got some rocking Black Friday deals on gaming keyboards and mice

Roccat has unleashed a clutch of Black Friday deals which are live now and will run through until the end of November, with savings of 30% on gaming keyboards, mice and a... Read more ...

Humble's Fall Sale is now on, featuring literally thousands of games

Humble's Fall Sale is now on, featuring literally thousands of games

Ahead of what can only possibly be the impending financial doom of us all - Black Friday 2017 - Humble has launched its Fall Sale. It's a fairly big sale range, too, featuring... Read more ...

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 loot box controversy hits EA where it hurts

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 loot box controversy hits EA where it hurts

The controversy surrounding the loot boxes found in Star Wars: Battlefront 2 should be well known to most by now. Even before the game launched, Star Wars fans were up in arms... Read more ...

Clicker Heroes 2 Developer Abandons Microtransaction Model Citing Ethical...

Clicker Heroes 2 Developer Abandons Microtransaction Model Citing Ethical Concerns

In a letter to their players, Clicker Heroes 2 developer Playsaurus explains why they went with an upfront pricing model instead of free-to-play with microtransactions like the... Read more ...

OnePlus 5 will soon be discontinued

OnePlus 5 will soon be discontinued

OnePlus has done it again. It has brought out a flagship device at half the flagship price. And it has also ruffled the feathers or some of its own loyal fans. Although the gap... Read more ...

DOJ sues to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner; is this Trump's payback...

DOJ sues to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner; is this Trump's payback for his CNN vendetta?

In October of last year, AT&T announced an $85.4 billion bid to purchase Time Warner. At the time, Donald Trump was the GOP candidate for the presidency, and he vowed to block... Read more ...

Android 8.0 Oreo Users Now Get PiP Mode With YouTube TV

Android 8.0 Oreo Users Now Get PiP Mode With YouTube TV

Android 8.0 Oreo users now get Picture-in-Picture mode on YouTube TV through the application's latest update, something which could be pretty useful if you use the streaming... Read more ...