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PS4 Hits 70 Million Sales, PSVR Hits 2 Million

More than 617.8 million copies of PS4 games have been sold as of December 3.<p>Sony Interactive Entertainment has confirmed PlayStation 4 and …

Microsoft Edge actually belongs on Android and iOS

Perhaps the most surprising bit of news today was Microsoft bringing its Edge browser to Android and iOS. Selected iPhone lovers can download Edge from today, while those on Android will have to wait a little bit longer – but it’s definitely coming.<p>Rather than go down the path of having an open …

Google's AI is no smarter than a 6-year-old, study says

Google's AlphaGo may have unseated Ke Jie as the Go world champion this year, but the artificial intelligence behind AlphaGo is actually no smarter than a 6-year-old child.<p>A study published Saturday showed Google's artificial intelligence technology scored best out of 50 systems that Chinese …

Are Computers Already Smarter Than Humans?

Who’s smarter — you, or the computer or mobile device on which you’re reading this article? The answer is increasingly complex, and depends on …

Why are smartphone chips suddenly including an AI processor?

If virtual assistants have been the breakthrough technology in this year’s smartphone software, then the AI processor is surely the equivalent on the hardware side.<p>Apple has taken to calling its latest SoC the A11 Bionic on account of its new AI “Neural Engine”. Huawei’s latest Kirin 970 boasts a …

Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain Tech, Wearables for Live Concerts: Techstars Music Incubator Unveils First Class

Artificial intelligence (AI) is the latest buzz word of the tech industry, with smart algorithms powering your personal assistants and recommending …

Has machine learning created a new model for SEO ranking?

When Google introduced RankBrain into its ranking algorithm, many wondered how that might impact SEO. Columnist Larry Kim theorizes that it has …

Kernel is trying to hack the human brain — but neuroscience has a long way to go

The future of computing may be inside our skulls<p>For Bryan Johnson, the founder and CEO of neuroscience startup Kernel, the question is when, not if, we all have computer chips inside of our brains. Kernel, founded last fall with more than $100 million of Johnson’s own money, is trying to better …

Facebook Chatbots Hit 70% Failure Rate As Consumers Warm Up To The Tech

Facebook released an API late last year aimed at developers wanting to build a chatbot for Messenger, but the company's ambitions are now on hold …

Scientists may have discovered a lost continent

We might have to rethink our models of ancient Earth.<p>As much as we humans think we know about Earth's ancient composition, it's clear we have a lot to learn. Researchers now say they have evidence of a lost continent, Mauritia. The team found rocks on Mauritius with embedded zircon crystals that …

If You Want To Be More Successful, Change Your Reading Habit In This Way

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

127 tech firms team up against Trump's immigration ban (updated)

Google, Apple and more filed a brief supporting lawsuits against it.<p>As expected, Intel, Google, Microsoft, Apple and 93 other tech firms have filed an amicus brief in support of lawsuits against President Donald Trump's executive order barring immigrants from seven countries. "The Executive Order …

NASA’s Fermi discovers the most extreme blazars yet

NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has identified the farthest gamma-ray blazars, a type of galaxy whose intense emissions are powered by …

The octopus hunters of Zanzibar

The powdery white beaches of Zanzibar's east coast are best known as a holiday destination.<p>But each day, as the tide begins to ebb and the beachgoers return to their hotels, a small army of men and women armed with sticks and spears wade out across the coastal flats in search of one of the …

New Zealand's ONLY Mens Lifestyle Magazine

M2 August 2018 - LATEST ISSUE!<p>July 27, 2018<p>Throughout my career, I have had the privilege of working with, mentoring and just chatting to a whole …

Google Ups The Cloud Ante -- Should Amazon and Microsoft Worry?

There is a general perception that only three things matter to Google – search, advertisements, and Android. Given the track record, industry analysts and enterprises were always skeptical of its commitment to the cloud. But it’s time for customers and the competition to start taking Google cloud …

How Google Is Attacking Facebook’s Mobile Advertising Stronghold

Facebook owns a significant chunk of the mobile advertising market, and its share is expected to grow in the coming years at the expense of …

Samsung patents smart contact lenses with a built-in camera

In the future, we could all be wearing smart contact lenses, like the ones secret agents use in movies.<p>Samsung has been granted a patent in South …

Google Glass

Galaxy S7 Edge has the best smartphone camera according to DxOMark

Another year, another top position for Samsung flagships in DxOMark’s mobile cameras ranking.<p>The Galaxy S7 Edge just took the crown from the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and Xperia Z5, which until today ranked first with 87 points. The Galaxy S7 Edge scored 88 points in both photo and video performance, an …

OnePlus 3 has a clearly faster fingerprint scanner than the iPhone 6s [Video]

Ever since the introduction of a fast and reliable fingerprint scanner integrated into the familiar home button with the iPhone 5s back in 2013, Apple has steadily improved the technology, making it not only more useful with the addition of third party app support in iOS 8, but also marginally …

OnePlus

Scientists invent machine that can (sort of) read your mind

By on June 20, 2016 at 4:06 pm<p>The human brain is still brimming with mystery, but powerful instruments like functional MRI (fMRI) are beginning to …

The Brain

10 alternatives to the Raspberry Pi

VoCore<p>A coin-sized Linux computer that is totally open-source, and costs $20. This is a small, low-cost, totally open-source (both the hardware and …

Raspberry Pi