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News: Tech & Science

Google CEO says it’s ‘important for us to explore’ search in China

Tuesday  07:27,   16 october 2018
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Sundar Pichai downplays concerns that a China-centric search product would stifle freedom of thought.“We wanted to learn what it would look like if Google were in China,” Pichai said. “It’s very early, we don’t know whether we would or could do this >>>

Apple’s 2019 iPhone lineup might look a lot like its 2018 lineup

Tuesday  07:03,   16 october 2018
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If you were holding out hope that next year's iPhone lineup might differ drastically from the models introduced this year, you might end up being disappointed. In the chart, which shows Apple supplier Luxshare Precision’s projected market... >>>

Apple fixes its new bagel emoji with cream cheese and a doughier consistency

Tuesday  04:51,   16 october 2018
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A wrong has been... >>>

Artificial intelligence is complex, but we can’t afford to ignore it

Tuesday  04:51,   16 october 2018
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“Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” - George Santayana.In early September, the media went abuzz with news of Amazon becoming the second US company to surpass the $1 trillion market... >>>

There’s a new trojan malware mimicking the Google Play Store

Tuesday  04:27,   16 october 2018
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Is the Google Play Store you’re using stealing your bank details?The app, uncovered by digital security investigators Cisco Talos is dubbed ‘GPlayed’, and presents itself as the Google Play Store to trick unsuspecting users into downloading and... >>>

Now your cat can wear a Snapchat flower crown, too

Tuesday  04:27,   16 october 2018
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Snapchat? More like SnapCAT. Before last Friday, dogs were having all the Snapchat filter fun (if you were lucky), but after Snapchat's Twitter announcement on October 12, cats get to join... >>>

The physics of why we don’t have solar-powered cars

Monday  19:06,   15 october 2018
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The nuclear furnace at the center of solar system powers almost everything on earth. Photosynthesis, wind, and even fossil fuels (once decomposed living matter) all…So why isn’t it enough to power our... >>>

Twitter is facing an investigation over data collection in its link-shortening system

Monday  15:33,   15 october 2018
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Privacy regulators in Ireland have launched an investigation into exactly how much data Twitter collects from t.co, its URL-shortening system. The investigation stems from a request made by a UK professor named Michael Veale under the General... >>>

Apple says 'dangerous' Australian encryption laws put 'everyone at risk'

Monday  15:33,   15 october 2018
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"It would be wrong to weaken security for millions of law-abiding customers in order to investigate the very few who pose a threat," the tech giant said.The tech giant has made a submission to the Australian government in response to proposed... >>>

Pixel camera app will support external mics on October 18th

Monday  15:33,   15 october 2018
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Google made much ado of the Pixel line's suitability to pro photography with its Annie Leibovitz partnership.This will mostly be helpful if you're a filmmaker, video blogger or a similar creator willing to buy a mic for the sake of your... >>>

Pixel Slate hands-on: Google’s gorgeous Chrome OS tablet features odd choices

Monday  13:33,   15 october 2018
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The Pixel 3 may have been the star of the show at Google's event this week, but the Pixel Slate tablet offers a compelling new product category for the search giant.Well, not totally new. A few years ago, Google had the Pixel C, a beautiful... >>>

Scientists built a terrifying robot snake that can climb ladders

Monday  13:30,   15 october 2018
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Snakes and ladders used to be a board game, now it's an integral part of our shared robot dystopian future. Can't wait!But honestly, how bad could it be,... >>>

We were promised flying cars. It looks like we’re finally getting them.

Monday  13:30,   15 october 2018
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The number of venture-backed startups taking to the skies in recent years has soared.The number of venture-backed startups taking to the skies in recent years has soared. What changed? Earlier attempts at flying cars tried to replace the helicopter, >>>

PlayStation 4 reportedly crashing due to malicious message

Monday  09:54,   15 october 2018
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Here’s how to protect your PS4 against the bugWe’ve seen bugs just like this on mobile platforms, where a certain message or strange character can wreak havoc and cause unstable behavior. If the reports are true, Sony will likely act quickly to roll >>>

UK space probe to explore Mercury's mysteries

Monday  09:51,   15 october 2018
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A British-built spacecraft is set to blast off from Earth bound for Mercury, the scorching planet closest to the sun. BepiColombo, the European Space Agency's (Esa) first mission to Mercury, will send two probes to explore the planet where surface... >>>