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Facebook Fights Info Overload With AIs That Identify What’s In Videos And Sentences

Facebook has made some breakthroughs in artificial intelligence. Today at its F8 conference, CTO Mike Schroepfer described new systems for identifying the content and context of videos and sentences.<p>The second day of F8 included the open-sourcing of native mobile app development tool React Native, …

With Windows 10, Microsoft Looks To China For Growth

The operating system update will launch in 190 countries, and allows people with pirated versions of its products to upgrade.<p>After unveiling Windows 10 in January, Microsoft on Wednesday announced its plans for how its operating system update will roll out.<p>This summer, Microsoft Windows 10 will …

Windows 10 will be free for software pirates

Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7 and Windows 8 users this summer, but Microsoft is also extending its offer to software pirates. "We are upgrading all qualified PCs, genuine and non-genuine, to Windows 10," says Terry Myerson, Microsoft’s Windows chief, in an interview with Reuters. …

Windows 10

Ivy League For Free: What One Man Learned By Crashing Elite Colleges For 4 Years

Guillaume Dumas attended the most expensive schools on zero tuition. He discovered what a college degree can–and cannot–get you in life.<p>Between 2008 and 2012, Guillaume Dumas took courses at some of the best colleges in North America–Stanford, Yale, Brown, University of California Berkeley, McGill, …

Technology makes us the “least-lonely” generation, says Aziz Ansari—but it’s worse than that

Comic Aziz Ansari, of <i>Parks and Recreation</i> fame, has a new standup special on Netflix. <i>Aziz Ansari: Live at Madison Square Garden</i> covers a lot of ground: dating, male feminists, first-generation problems; the list goes on.<p>Ansari’s views on technology, however, and how we use it to organize our social …

Comedy

Man Utd v Arsenal: Alexis Sanchez shows Angel Di Maria how to shine

<i>In his regular BBC Sport column, Robbie Savage looks at Monday's FA Cup quarter-final between Manchester United and Arsenal and why Gunners star Alexis Sanchez looks a far more likely match-winner than United forward Angel Di Maria in a battle of South American superstars.</i><p><b>Manchester United's Angel</b> …

USB Type-C: I've Never Been So Excited About a Dumb Little Port

The future of cables is finally coming and it's god damned fantastic. Welcome to USB Type-C.<p>By now you've no doubt heard how USB Type-C is the single …