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A much more powerful Samsung fast wireless charger just passed through the FCC

Wireless charging had always been dog-slow - that is, until Samsung introduced fast wireless charging alongside the Galaxy Note5 and Galaxy S6 edge+. …

More Evidence That The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Is Coming August 9th

We previously heard a rumor that the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 smartphone would be made official on the 9th of August.<p>Now the Korea herald is also …

Android Circuit: Radical Galaxy S10 Leaks, Huge Note 9 Revealed, Google Confirms Expensive Pixel 3

Taking a look back at seven days of news and headlines across the world of Android, this week’s Android Circuit includes the futuristic Galaxy S10 hardware, the latest leaked details of the Galaxy Note 9, the unique logo that confirmed Google Pixel 3 XL, the Nokia 5.1’s upcoming American adventure, …

Phones

Best portable mini Bluetooth speakers (2018 edition)

We reviewed Divoom's original Voombox Outdoor and thought it was pretty good for $100. Now the Voombox Outdoor 2 sells for $60 (£40) online and plays very loud for its small size, though it can distort at higher volumes. See pricing for Voombox Outdoor 2 on Amazon .<p>Published: Caption:David …

Gear & Gadgets

Google retreating from military AI project: reports

SAN FRANCISCO - Google workers on Friday got word that the internet titan would retreat from a deal to help the US military use artificial …

Add wired gigabit Ethernet to your house without running any cable for $43

Whether you have a $20 router or a $2,000 commercial grade Wi-Fi system in your home, one thing is certain: a wireless connection will never be as …

Wi-Fi

Paul Allen Wants to Teach Machines Common Sense

SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft’s co-founder Paul Allen said Wednesday that he was pumping an additional $125 million into his nonprofit computer research lab for an ambitious new effort to teach machines “common sense.”<p>The money for the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence will about double the …

Exclusive: Amazon aims to turn Alexa into a real-time universal language translator

Amazon (AMZN) wants to make Alexa, the popular voice-enabled assistant, a context-savvy, real-time universal language translator, Yahoo Finance has …

Asus ZenBook Flip 14 review: portable power

The ZenBook Flip 14 is a 2-in-1 with a twist<p>This is the future of ultraportable laptops: a machine capable of 3D editing and Photoshop without bending under pressure or giving up anything in portability. Everything about Asus’ new ZenBook Flip 14 looks and sounds standard for a 2-in-1 laptop — a …

This Map Shows the Average Income in Every State—and What It's Really Worth

$50,000 goes further in Ohio than New Hampshire.<p>Geography can transform a paycheck. That is: How much your wages are actually worth depends largely …

Google is offering a free Machine Learning and AI course from 1 March onwards- Technology News, Firstpost

Google on 1 March introduced "<b>Learn with Google AI</b>" — a set of educational resources developed by Machine Learning (ML) experts at the company, for …

Machine Learning

This Surprising Test Will Reveal the Truth About You

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What Ethernet Cable to Use? Cat5? Cat6? Cat7?

The Ford GT Blasted VIR's Production Car Lap Record Without Really Trying To

The GT lapped Virginia International Raceway in 2:38.62, unintentionally setting a new production car record.<p>Wes Duenkel/Ford Motor Company<p>When Ford …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Want to be more creative and feel a little happier? Play this song for 15 seconds.<p>Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the …

Creativity

500 years later, scientists discover what probably killed the Aztecs

Within five years, 15 million people – 80% of the population – were wiped out in an epidemic named ‘cocoliztli’, meaning pestilence<p>In 1545 disaster struck Mexico’s Aztec nation when people started coming down with high fevers, headaches and bleeding from the eyes, mouth and nose. Death generally …

Mexico City

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Mid-engined Corvette's LT7 twin-turbo V8 leaks in CAD drawing

As gearhead tweeter Bozi Tatarevic pointed out, the illustrated V8 drawing shares cues with the 3.0-liter, TT V6 LGW engine used in the Cadillac CT6, …

Super Soco E-Motorbike preview: ‘Commuting isn’t supposed to be this much fun’ | Martin Love

A lightweight, zero-emissions electric motorbike which will take a lot of the hassle out of town travel<p>The fun and frisky Super Soco, which comes in five punchy colours, is a glorious traffic-dodging, commute-conquering blast of two-wheeled joy. Riding to work was never supposed to be this much …

Commuting

Uber is buying $1 billion worth of self-driving cars from Volvo

Five months into Uber’s campaign to improve relations with its drivers, the company has inked a deal with Volvo to buy tens of thousands of autonomous vehicles that could eventually replace them.<p>The non-exclusive deal is one of the largest commercial orders for self-driving cars yet, building on a …

Autonomous Cars

Galaxy Note 8 SD card: Top things you need to know

With a bump up to 64GB of internal storage, fewer people will find it necessary to pop an SD card into their Galaxy Note 8. But for those who need to …

New Samsung SM-W2018 Flip Phone Leaked On Video

Samsung is expected to launch a new flip phone this year, the Samsung SM-W2018 and now the handset has appeared on video. The new Samsung flip phone …

Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a shout-out to a $100-per-year app for doctors — here's what it does

Apple CEO Tim Cook isn't a doctor, but he talked about a piece of medical software, VisualDx, during Apple's most recent earnings call.<p>It was an interesting choice of an app to highlight. Apple has deep ambition to break into the health and medical worlds, but although VisualDx is available to …

Machine Learning

A global collaboration to create "artificial organisms" just went live

by Patrick Caughill November 17, 2017 Artificial Intelligence 10154<p>The Brain Code<p>Mindfire, a new foundation with the goal of “decoding the mind” to …

Artificial Intelligence

Women are better in tech than men, says a report

Think men's brains are better suited for tech jobs? Think again.<p>A report from the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution measured men's and women's digital scores, and found that women had stronger skills than men do.<p>The Brookings report, called "Digitalization and the American …

Brookings Institution

Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot can backflip now

Boston Dynamics released a video of its humanoid robot Atlas hopping and doing backflips. It's the second time this week the company has teased an updated robot.

Robotics

Scientists Devise Way to Recharge Smartphones with Light

New printed solar cells get all the juice they need from ambient light.<p><i>In brief: Researchers at Dracula Technologies have devised a method to charge cell phones with ambient light. They have created thin, flexible solar cells that can be printed in any shape or color using an inkjet …

Clean Energy

Things to know when switching from iOS to Android

The debate between Android and iOS has been going on for years, and despite both operating systems being quite similar to one another at this point …

Smith Lowdown Focus Review: zen has never looked so rad

Chill looks and chill vibes<p>Meditation is one of those things I’ve always struggled with. The benefits, when I actually do it, are clear to me. I’m calmer, more focused, and less stressed. Yet I do it for a day or two, and then let my practice slip into nonexistence. Or I’ll try to do it, but in …

Meditation

Why People are Excited About a Virtual Land Grab

<b>Blockchain Metaverse Decentraland is gearing up for its first online land auction. Tech Trends takes a look at what this means for Social VR.</b><p>VR’s …