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Researchers are wirelessly charging devices by blasting them with lasers

Researchers are wirelessly charging devices by blasting them with lasers

10 hours ago   |   The Next Web

Even the most futuristic of devices start to feel dated when you plug them into charge. Sure, there's wireless charging, but it's just plugging in your device without actually...
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Watch SpaceX launch its first broadband internet satellites to space live here

Watch SpaceX launch its first broadband internet satellites to space live here

22 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

SpaceX is making a second attempt to launch its PAZ mission today, which includes the PAZ satellite from client Hisdesat, and is set for launch during an instantaneous window...
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Facebook, Google, and Microsoft gurus say AI will help workers, not replace them

Facebook, Google, and Microsoft gurus say AI will help workers, not replace them

1 day ago   |   The Next Web   |   3 articles

“In general, AI will not replace jobs, but it will transform them. Ultimately, every job is going to be made more efficient by AI,” says Facebook's Yann LeCun. Reports of the...
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Avoid These Pitfalls to Get Maximum Value from Data Science

Avoid These Pitfalls to Get Maximum Value from Data Science

1 day ago   |   Information Week

Data science techniques are getting better, cheaper, and easier to use. Even small and medium sized organizations can now tap these technologies. But, if you fail to properly...
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Got questions for a cryptography expert? Iddo Bentov is joining us on TNW Answers

Got questions for a cryptography expert? Iddo Bentov is joining us on TNW Answers

1 day ago   |   The Next Web

How did you first get into cryptography? Will Bitcoin end in centralization? What exactly is an Instantaneous Decentralized Poker? Ask all this and more to Cornell University's...
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The Doctor Who logo has regenerated

The Doctor Who logo has regenerated

1 day ago   |   Creative Bloq

Yesterday saw the launch of a new logo for the long-running science fiction series, Doctor Who. Replacing a chunky metallic logo which was unveiled in 2009, the new logo design...
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Watch SpaceX launch a Falcon 9 carrying its first internet demo satellites live here

Watch SpaceX launch a Falcon 9 carrying its first internet demo satellites live here

2 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

SpaceX is launching a Falcon 9 with client Hisdesat's PAZ satellite on board today, provided weather remains favorable and everything else goes according to plan. The...
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The Stanford gaydar AI is hogwash

The Stanford gaydar AI is hogwash

2 days ago   |   The Next Web

Last year a couple of Stanford researchers created an algorithm to determine whether Caucasians are gay or not with better accuracy than humans. The algorithm, trained with...
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Bad News: the game researchers hope will 'vaccinate' public against fake news

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

Aim is for players to build a fake news empire, which researchers hope will expose propaganda tactics Fake news is already an entire industry, an anti-democratic weapon, a...
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5 Reasons Data Scientists Should Adopt DevOps Practices

5 Reasons Data Scientists Should Adopt DevOps Practices

3 days ago   |   Information Week

Enterprise software development teams have historically had trouble ensuring the code that runs well on a developer's machine also runs well in production. DevOps has promoted...
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Xiaomi currently testing Android O updates for Mi 5 and Mi Mix

Xiaomi currently testing Android O updates for Mi 5 and Mi Mix

Xiaomi is currently in the testing phase of Android Oreo updates for the Mi 5 and Mi Mix smartphones. Normally steadfast in its updates for MIUI, Xiaomi's own user interface... Read more ...

Apple is reportedly adding hands-free Siri and water resistance to its next...

Apple is reportedly adding hands-free Siri and water resistance to its next AirPods

Bloomberg reports that Apple has a couple of interesting features in store for upcoming versions of its AirPods wireless earbuds. We heard back in December 2017 that Apple had... Read more ...

Trump Drudges Up The Violent Video Game Debate Again

Trump Drudges Up The Violent Video Game Debate Again

During a White House listening session, President Trump talked about the violence in video games and films, alluding to the idea that video game violence is at least partly... Read more ...

Samsung's HMD Odyssey is the best way to experience Microsoft's Mixed Reality

Samsung's HMD Odyssey is the best way to experience Microsoft's Mixed Reality

When Microsoft announced its entrance into the VR headset market, its partner products were attractive and relatively inexpensive, but didn't live up to the Oculus Rift and HTC... Read more ...

Kylie Jenner's tweet hurt Snapchat. Its users are destroying it

Kylie Jenner's tweet hurt Snapchat. Its users are destroying it

Kylie Jenner yesterday tweeted that she wasn't using Snapchat anymore, and today the company's stock took a major hit. But it wasn't just Kylie who's falling out of love with... Read more ...

Trump Drudges Up The Violent Video Game Debate Again

Trump Drudges Up The Violent Video Game Debate Again

During a White House listening session, President Trump talked about the violence in video games and films, alluding to the idea that video game violence is at least partly... Read more ...

Sports streaming service DAZN launches Roku TV app in Canada

Sports streaming service DAZN launches Roku TV app in Canada

More streaming options for sports fans looking to cut out cable TV 🇨🇦 DAZN subscribers in Canada can now access the sports streaming platform on Roku streaming players and... Read more ...

When Net Neutrality dies: FCC final rule release

When Net Neutrality dies: FCC final rule release

February 22nd, 2018 was the day when the FCC released their “final rule” document to destroy Net Neutrality. This document came with the name “Restoring Internet Freedom Order”... Read more ...

Best small business web hosting for 2018

Best small business web hosting for 2018

Every business needs a website, but finding the right hosting package isn't always easy. Many plans are targeted primarily at home users, and don't have the power that... Read more ...

Try Google Reply - the new social media chatbot that pretends to be you

Try Google Reply - the new social media chatbot that pretends to be you

Last week, we heard about a new app called Reply from Google that will take the hassle out of socializing by reading your social media messages and suggesting automatic replies... Read more ...