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5 Microsoft technologies to be thankful for this Thanksgiving

5 Microsoft technologies to be thankful for this Thanksgiving

18 hours ago   |   Windows Central   |   13 articles

Though Black Friday is casting its shadow of consumerism over the Thanksgiving Holiday, there are many Microsoft technologies for which we can give thanks. Microsoft has...
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‘I Don't Really Want to Work for Facebook.' So Say Some Computer Science Students

6 days ago   |   NY Times

A job at Facebook is plum. But at a recent university hackathon, some young engineers showed a changing attitude toward working at the social network.
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Canadian-developed earthquake prediction app wins IBM's Call for Code

Canadian-developed earthquake prediction app wins IBM's Call for Code

12 days ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

IBM recently held a competition dubbed the ‘ Call for Code' that aims to inspire and motivate people to build a product for the global good. There were two different versions...
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Calling all hackers! Join us for TechCrunch China's Shenzhen Hackathon on Nov 17

Calling all hackers! Join us for TechCrunch China's Shenzhen Hackathon on Nov 17

13 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Attention coders, designers and all other builders: the TechCrunch China Hackathon is returning to Shenzhen, the city known as the hardware capital of the world, this month and...
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Netflix hackathon creates eye tracking option for iOS app

Netflix hackathon creates eye tracking option for iOS app

14 days ago   |   MobileSyrup

Netflix recently shared the various fresh ideas that came out of the streaming giant's recent internal hackathon. The most interesting hack is called ‘Eye Nav,' which utilizes...
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Some Netflix employees built a cool eye-controlled navigation hack for the iOS app

Some Netflix employees built a cool eye-controlled navigation hack for the iOS app

14 days ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   2 articles

A group of Netflix employees recently decided to work on an out-of-the-box project that sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie. It's a way for you to put down your remote...
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Netflix's hackathon produces a way to navigate its iOS app with ARKit and Face ID

14 days ago   |   TechCrunch

Netflix's internal hackathons have consistently produced fun and often silly hacks, from that “Netflixtendo” hack a few years ago that let you run Netflix on the original NES...
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Microsoft has built a version of its headquarters in Minecraft

Microsoft has built a version of its headquarters in Minecraft

15 days ago   |   The Verge   |   2 articles

Microsoft is overhauling its 500-acre campus in Redmond, Washington for 2022. The new campus will include 18 additional buildings , alongside cricket and soccer fields and...
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Walmart adds an AR scanner to its iOS app for product comparisons

20 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

Walmart is giving augmented reality a shot. The retailer today announced the launch of a new AR scanning tool in its iPhone application which will help customers with product...
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How Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Can Revolutionize Science

22 days ago   |   Scientific American

An upcoming “hackathon” is designed to accelerate their use in scientific visualization
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Black Friday 2018 Deals Begin; Red Dead 2, Switch Eshop, Fallout 76...

Black Friday 2018 Deals Begin; Red Dead 2, Switch Eshop, Fallout 76, Walmart, GameStop, Target - Games, TVs, Movies

It's now Thursday, which means Thanksgiving is here. Although Black Friday 2018 officially takes place on Friday, the vast majority of its deals start today-if they aren't... Read more ...

Take $100 off the HTC Vive Pro VR headset in its first real deal on Amazon

Take $100 off the HTC Vive Pro VR headset in its first real deal on Amazon

The worlds are virtual. The deals are real. The HTC Vive Pro virtual reality headset is down to $699 on Amazon right now for Black Friday. The Vive Pro has been around since... Read more ...

Here are Steam's 2018 Black Friday deals

Here are Steam's 2018 Black Friday deals

Digital distribution platform Steam is hosting what it calls ‘The Steam Autumn Sale.' The sale features popular titles like Grand Theft Auto V, Nier Automata and Life is... Read more ...

Listen up! These are the best headphone deals for Black Friday

Listen up! These are the best headphone deals for Black Friday

Everybody needs a good set of headphones. Whether your priorities lean most towards portability, sound quality, comfort, or noise-canceling, there's something great for... Read more ...

Get Xbox One Deals For Black Friday 2018 Now: $40 Fallout 76, Black Ops 4...

Get Xbox One Deals For Black Friday 2018 Now: $40 Fallout 76, Black Ops 4; $400 Xbox One X

It's Thanksgiving, and while Black Friday 2018 officially starts on November 23 , most deals will be live by Thursday. When it comes to Xbox One, many deals are already... Read more ...

Black Friday deals: PC and PC component steals

Black Friday deals: PC and PC component steals

Diamonds in the rough Image by Thinkstock You can snag great deals on PCs, PC components, and PC accessories during Black Friday-if you know where to look. Not all cheap... Read more ...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro launched in India starting at Rs 13,999; sale from...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro launched in India starting at Rs 13,999; sale from November 23

Xiaomi's Note series gained immense popularity in India after the launch of the Redmi Note 4 in January 2017. The company went on to ship over 5 million units of the Redmi Note... Read more ...

Best Buy's Pixel 3 sale might be unbeatable: $400 off for Black Friday

Best Buy's Pixel 3 sale might be unbeatable: $400 off for Black Friday

At $799 and $899 respectively, Google's Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are the most expensive phones Google has ever made , and arguably also the best. But on Thanksgiving and Black... Read more ...

Fallout 76 Review - Over Encumbered

Fallout 76 Review - Over Encumbered

The super mutants pressed their attack and my health worsened. As I weaved in and out of dilapidated buildings searching for a temporary safe zone to heal up and find a weapon... Read more ...

Black Friday sale: Save almost £500 on this mighty Razer laptop

Black Friday sale: Save almost £500 on this mighty Razer laptop

We've said it before and we'll say it again: if you need a heavyweight laptop for your design work, you need to look at gaming laptops. If it can run the latest PC games at... Read more ...