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Josh.ai raises $11 million for a premium home automation system with a smarter AI

One of the promises of voice-based computing is the ability to make home automation simpler – something that major tech companies, including Amazon, Apple and Google, are now tackling with their own voice assistants and smart speakers. But their solutions are still somewhat clunky, both in terms of …

Samsung wants your fridge to be the command center for the connected home

From connected ovens to smart beds, the burgeoning “internet of random things” (IoRT™) industry is showing no signs of easing. Earlier this week, Ring — funded to the tune of $209 million — announced a new version of its connected video doorbell. One day later, Samsung reminded us exactly how …

Smart Homes

Intro

🇨🇳 🇯🇵 🇮🇹<p>A gentle introduction to video technology, although it's aimed at software developers / engineers, we want to make it easy <b>for anyone to</b> …

Scientists defy Einstein's prediction and use relativity to measure a star's mass

Astronomers scanning the skies with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have pulled off a feat that even Albert Einstein had declared all but impossible: they've witnessed the subtle bending of one star's light by another star's gravity and used that distortion to measure a star's mass.<p>The findings, …

Universe

Google isn’t building the ultimate VR headset. It’s setting the foundation for one

When word spread in 2016 that Google would move into serious virtual reality, not just disposable cardboard viewers, my colleague Dieter Bohn …

What Is Plex Live TV? What Cord-Cutters Need to Know

Plex Live TV is not your typical cable replacement service, and that's a good thing. That's because it's considerably cheaper than the …

Android Circuit: New Pixel 2 Leaks, Killer Galaxy Note 8 Specs, Microsoft's Android Desire

Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes the latest details of the Google Pixel 2 smartphone, the huge screen for the Note 8, Andy Rubin’s new Android smartphone, OnePlus getting ready to launch its 2017 flagship, sales …

Google submits plans for 'landscraper' London headquarters

Construction on building that is longer than the Shard is tall set to begin in King’s Cross in 2018<p>Google has officially submitted plans for its new 92,000-square metre “landscraper” London headquarters, with the intention of beginning construction on the building in 2018.<p>Designed by Bjarke Ingels …

Creating Australia’s smartest park with the Internet of Things

We’ve announced a trial utilising the Internet of Things to give residents in Joondalup a smarter, better place to live. Local Mayor Troy Pickard …

Internet of Things

Strategic Pivot: Panasonic deepens ties to Tesla and bets big on auto tech

Posted on May 28, 2017 by Charles Morris<p>As the inevitability of a major disruption in the auto industry becomes clearer, we’ve been reading (and …

Apple Is Working on a Dedicated Chip to Power AI on Devices

Apple Inc. got an early start in artificial intelligence software with the 2011 introduction of Siri, a tool that lets users operate their …

Artificial Intelligence

You can now control your entire smart home with a single command

Back in November, IFTTT rolled out one of the biggest redesigns the service has ever experienced.<p>In addition to a new site and a new look, what used to be referred to as recipes are now called applets. Brands with services on IFTTT were given special privileges for creating custom, multiservice …

Churros, waffles, macarons: Ice cream sandwiches get crazy

Break out the napkins. There’s a new flock of creative ice-cream sandwiches debuting this summer, and they’re sure to be a delicious, melting …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

5G mobile network will be 60 times faster than NBN

Thankfully, the telecommunications industry is starting to test “5G” networks — the next generation of wireless technology that will replace …

Samsung showcasing stretchable OLED display this week - Monitors

Samsung will shortly unveil a new kind of display, at the Society for Information Display (SID) Display Week 2017, which kicks off tomorrow in LA. …

Samsung Electronics Elected to 5GAA Board

Samsung Electronics today announced that it was elected to a board membership position following elections held at the recent 5G Automotive …

Queensland researchers work on 'smart window' technology that cuts power bills

Gold coast researchers are using nanotechnology to develop "smart windows" that could see the mass production of low-cost, energy-saving glass and …

11 Summer Recipes You Can Make in a Slow-Cooker

When I think of slow-cookers, I automatically think of warm winter soups and stews. In fact, I associate slow-cooker recipes so heavily with winter …

6 Secrets To Making The Best Damn Biscuits You've Ever Tasted

The woman behind some of Oprah's favorite biscuits reveals exactly what you need to do.<p>If you've ever lived — or visited — the South, you know making …

Brine for Chicken and Turkey

Brining chicken, turkey, and other poultry is a great way to add flavor and moisture to the meat before cooking it. This easy brine recipe can be …

The Age of Quantum Computing Has Arrived

Harnessing Quantum Mechanics<p>Marshall McLuhan, a media theorist of the past generation, once said, “The computer is the most extraordinary of man’s …

NASA has been quietly working on a Mars rover concept that looks like a Batmobile

Since late 2016, NASA's privately-run Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, an unnamed cable television network, and a company that builds concept vehicles have been quietly collaborating to build a full-size rover for exploring Mars.<p>Video and images of the completed vehicle started appearing on …

Space Science

How Australia bungled its $49 billion high-speed internet rollout

by Andrew McMillen in Brisbane<p>Fed up with Australian internet speeds that trail those in most of the developed world, Morgan Jaffit turned to a more …

Caramel French Toast Recipe

"This is a good excuse to eat dessert for breakfast!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup brown sugar<p>1/2 cup butter<p>2 tablespoons light corn syrup<p>1/4 cup pecan halves …

Step up your guacamole game with these 8 mind-blowing recipes

You know guac costs extra—and whether it’s Cinco de Mayo or just your average Wednesday, you’re willing to throw down every time.<p>Which means that, …

Food

ScienceAlert

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SpaceX plans to start launching high-speed internet satellites in 2019

Last November, SpaceX asked the FCC for permission to launch 4,425 satellites to provide high speed internet around the globe. While current satellite internet can be slow and high-latency, the Elon Musk-founded company promises its proposed service will be much better thanks to custom satellites …

Regulation

Watch: The Physics of Time Explained in Under 3 Minutes

Many people find the concepts in physics challenging to wrap their head around. Visual aids and explanations can definitely help, though. The Youtube …