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This wireless AI camera runs entirely on solar power

Friday  19:15,   15 february 2019
msn

Stick it in sunlight and it can transmit data pretty much... >>>

U.S. negotiating multibillion-dollar fine with Facebook: report

Friday  19:15,   15 february 2019
reuters

U.S. negotiating multibillion-dollar fine with Facebook:... >>>

This website uses AI to generate startling fake human faces

Friday  19:15,   15 february 2019
cnet

When you visit the website "This Person Does Not Exist" you will likely see a face smiling back at you. Seems innocent enough -- until you realize the face is not actually real, but generated by a neural network algorithm. That person is not real.... >>>

Twitter may let us 'clarify' (but not edit) our old tweets

Friday  19:15,   15 february 2019
engadget

There are reasonable arguments for and against being able to edit tweets once they've been posted to Twitter dot... >>>

An AI helped us write this article

Friday  16:05,   15 february 2019
vox

An impressive new language AI writes product reviews and news articles. Its creators are worried about... >>>

Your iPhone's Contacts App Is More Powerful Than You Realize. Here Are 5 Ways to Get the Most Out of It

Friday  15:50,   15 february 2019
time

Here are 5 ways to get the most out of... >>>

Gravitational wave detectors upgraded to hunt for 'extreme cosmic events'

Friday  15:00,   15 february 2019
cnet

Our ability to detect gravitational waves is about to level... >>>

Enormous Earthquake Reveals Huge Hidden 'Mountains'

Friday  15:00,   15 february 2019
newsweek

In 1994, a huge 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck Bolivia. Now, scientists have used data from this event to provide fascinating insights into the Earth's... >>>

Samsung's own app reveals its upcoming wearables

Friday  15:00,   15 february 2019
engadget

An update Samsung has rolled out to its Galaxy Wearable app has confirmed that the tech giant truly is working on a new pair of wireless earbuds and a sports-focused... >>>

15 strategies everyone should know to protect their online information

Friday  11:20,   15 february 2019
msn

As technology increases at an ever-faster rate, so too do the ways in which our information can be put at risk. With the constant growth of internet of things, it’s now more important than ever to make sure all aspects of our lives are protected... >>>

FCC's proposed rules target international robocallers

Friday  11:15,   15 february 2019
engadget

The FCC has been trying to squash robocalls for years, but it can't fully get rid of them until it can find a way to get calls from overseas under control. Now, the agency has proposed rules that would ban illegal spoofed text messages and calls... >>>

Cable could lose over 39 million subscribers this year to streaming services

Friday  11:15,   15 february 2019
bgr

The bad news keeps getting worse for Big Cable, and there's no end in... >>>

Facebook reportedly negotiating multibillion dollar fine with FTC

Friday  08:05,   15 february 2019
engadget

Facebook is reportedly facing a record-breaking fine for its recent privacy lapses. According to the Washington Post, the social networking giant is negotiating an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission that would result in a multibillion... >>>

Samsung leaks entire new wearables lineup through its own app

Friday  08:05,   15 february 2019
msn

An update to Samsung’s wearables app has inadvertently revealed an entire lineup of new products that are presumably set to be unveiled alongside the Galaxy S10 next week. The Galaxy Wearable app for Android, formerly known as Samsung Gear, now... >>>

AI can write disturbingly believable fake news

Friday  08:05,   15 february 2019
engadget

AI is getting better and better at writing convincing material, and that's leading its creators to wonder whether they should release the technology in the first place. Elon Musk's OpenAI has developed an algorithm that can generate... >>>