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Intel shows off the Movidius Myriad X, a computer vision chip with deep learning baked-in

Intel’s coming up on the one-year anniversary of its Movidius acquisition, and to celebrate it the company has shown off a brand spanking new chip, the Myriad X.<p>The Myriad X seems to be somewhat of a “Pro” version of the Myriad 2, bringing a major redesign to the computer vision-minded chip, while …

Deep Learning

Elon Musk and 115 other experts ask the UN to ban killer robots in open letter

Elon Musk, Google DeepMind co-founder Mustafa Suleyman, and 114 other leading AI and robotics experts have joined together to ask the UN to ban the …

New ‘Backup and Sync’ app for Mac/PC will replace Google Drive’s desktop uploader

Google currently has separate desktop clients to back up files and images to Drive and Photos, respectively. With the upcoming Backup and Sync from Google for Mac/PC, the company is replacing the Drive client with a new app that features better integration.<p>Backup and Sync from Google is a tool …

Google Drive

Lost your Android phone? Good luck trying to get it back

We all know the feeling, that sudden amount of fear that envelops us the moment we realize we’ve lost our phone. Your heart beats a little bit faster as you attempt to recall the last time you’ve used it, but even then, there’s no pause for you until you’re reunited with it – safely back into your …

The smart jacket from Google and Levi's arrives this fall for $350

It's been nearly two years since Google and Levi's announced their plans to work on connected garments, an idea born out of the tech giant's Advanced Technology and Products group. The first piece of this project is a connected jacket called the Commuter, which uses Google's Jacquard technology to …

Massive Galaxy S8 Leak Details 15 New Features

The Galaxy S8 is nearly here and while Samsung is determined to keep the radically redesigned handset a secret, the biggest leak yet has just revealed almost every detail of the new smartphone and its larger sibling the Galaxy S8 Plus…<p>The news comes from none other than acclaimed KGI Securities …

Phones

Samsung Galaxy S8 Kicks Off Epic OLED Battle With Apple And iPhone 8

Samsung will get a jump on Apple with its next-gen Galaxy S8 display.<p>What does that mean to consumers? By shrinking the bezel (borders), Samsung will be able to increase the display size of the S8 but keep the physical size of the device more or less the same. That’s the beauty of next-gen organic …

Mobile Technology

It's Easy to Be Green: Healthy Recipes for Green Smoothies

<i>Serves 2</i><p><b>Ingredients</b><p>2 dates, chopped<p>1 pear, chopped<p>1/4 cup loosely packed cilantro<p>1 small cucumber, peeled and chopped<p>2 cups tightly packed …

8 free apps for picking a colour scheme

As a visual creative, colour is one of the most important tools at your disposal. But how do you go about creating the perfect colour scheme for your …

Facebook employees argued to ban Trump's posts over hate speech

Some Facebook employees fought to remove posts from Donald Trump in which the Republican presidential candidate called for a ban on Muslims entering the United States, arguing that the comments violated the website's rules on hate speech, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg …

Pixel perfectly presents Google’s messaging app disaster

We’ve been watching Google’s messaging strategy of four separate apps unfold for months now. There’s Allo and Duo, the company’s mobile-only messaging and video apps for consumers, Messenger for all your Android texting needs, and Hangouts for all your enterprise and desktop video conferencing …

Dell refreshes XPS 13 with new Intel chips, better battery life, and rose gold

Dell's XPS 13 is one of our favorite Windows laptops, and today the company is upgrading the sleek PC's internals with the latest 7th generation Intel processors and other improvements that Dell claims lead to a boost in battery longevity. The XPS 13's exterior is also seeing some change; it's now …

WhatsApp tells Indian court it won't share messages with Facebook

WhatsApp has an Indian court that recent changes in its terms and condition won’t “endanger” the privacy privacy of its users. However, If people are …

Privacy

Samsung officially recalls Note 7 after US agency weighs in

It's official. If you've still got a Samsung Galaxy Note 7, you've got to hand it over.<p>The US Consumer Product Safety Commission on Thursday announced an official recall for all Note 7 phones sold in the country before September 15. The group said "consumers should immediately stop using and power …

Galaxy Note

China shows off ‘world’s first graphene battery’ that charges in 15 minutes

It's 10 to 20 times faster at charging than the lithium-ion battery that's in your phone or laptop right now.

3 Aquaponic Farms in Brooklyn Killing It

Aquaponics is an emerging urban farming trend that's ideal for big cities since it's relatively low-maintenance and can be set up just about …

Aquaponics

Samsung unveils world's first UFS memory cards — the successor to microSD

What comes after microSD cards for removable storage? Samsung has the answer: UFS. The company announced today the world's first removable UFS (Universal Flash Storage) memory cards, offering storage capacity of either 32, 64, 128, or 256 gigabytes, and performance speeds that simply blow older …

Wish Your Salad Tasted Like Ice Cream? This Delicious Smoothie Makes That Dream Come True

This summer we're smoothie-obsessed. We're ditching high-sugar drinks and chemical-laden sips in favor of bursting-with-vitamins smoothies.<p>In our …

5 Books That Will Inspire You to Never Give Up on Your Dreams | Inc.com

I am an avid reader. I read because there is so much incredible material out there to learn from, but I also read to stay inspired. In the same way movies and YouTube montages and podcasts inspire, books can have a tremendous impact on the way we see the world--and what we believe is …

Motivation

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

Healthy Eating

Sharp's adorable robot phone is a not-so-cute $1,800

The RoboHon is real, it's going on sale, and (obviously) it's going to Japan first. At a press launch at the Sharp's HQ in Tokyo, we finally got some important details, and it's not all good news. Launching on May 26th in its homeland, the robot phone will cost 198,000 yen (plus tax!) which comes …

Cute

Samsung Has Patented An Augmented Reality Smart-Contact Lens

Technology Photo credit: Alpha Zynism/ShutterstockGoogle Glass perhaps didn’t receive the earth-shattering response the company – and world – had …

Toyota's Setsuna is an amazing wooden concept car designed to last generations

Debuting at Milan Design Week next Monday, Toyota's Setsuna is probably the most unique concept car to debut from a major automaker this year. If it's not obvious from looking at it, this adorable little roadster is made almost entirely of wood — Japanese cedar and birch, to be specific — and was …

Apple Watch Saves Man's Life

According to British tabloid The Sun a man’s life has been saved by his Apple Watch. The paper reports that Dennis Anselmo, a 62-year-old builder, felt “terrible” after taking lunch. Anselmo had a rest, and during that time looked at his Apple Watch, checking his pulse. He discovered that it was …

Apple Watch

6 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your Awful Wi-Fi Network

Dropped connections, an ever-spinning update wheel, slow-loading webpages—these fist-clenching symptoms of shoddy Wi-Fi connections make wireless …

Even CEO Tim Cook is suggesting Apple could be forced to build a 'surveillance OS'

This time, the words are coming directly from Apple CEO Tim Cook, and he's warning about a not-too-implausible dystopic future in which the government could force tech companies to build software that spies on their users.<p>From an interview with Time magazine:<p>And the way that we simply see this is, …

10 health benefits of drinking tea &healthy teas to try - TODAY.com

No matter what the season, tea can be a tasty beverage since it can be served iced or hot.<p>But its benefits go far beyond refreshment. There is plenty of research showing that drinking tea can actually improve your health.<p>Liv friis-larsen / Shutterstock<p>At the very least, it’s a flavorful way of …

Report: Samsung Galaxy S7 to have software optimization that rivals the iPhone

This year’s Samsung Galaxy S6 finally brought the major shakeup in design that many had long been hoping for, alongside tweaks and improvements to Touchwiz that made it a bit more streamlined than in years past. While the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge weren’t without their faults, there’s no denying that …

Ultra-Thin Skin Sensor Can Tell How Fast Your Blood Is Pumping

And it's as thin as a temporary tattoo.<p>Stretchy, soft, and as thin as a temporary tattoo, this new health sensor does something no other wearable device can. Peering into your veins, it tracks the speed of your flowing blood in real time. The study appears in <i>Science Advances</i>.<p>A team of engineers and …

University of Illinois

Leaked Continuum Video Shows Microsoft Has Found Its Mojo Again

Something has happened at Redmond. Whatever it is, it’s been enough to stir a few echoes back here with someone who left Windows as a platform over a decade ago for OSX. Of course I could sit here and quote statistics all night long about Android vs. Windows vs. OSX (and iOS in its various forms) …

Windows 10