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25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend

Here are 25 books recommended by some of the top CEOs in the world to kick off your reading list.<p>Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few …

Developer Of Space Engineers Searches For Universal AI

Even with a 30-strong R&D team, the amount of work needed to create a truly universal AI is huge.<p>“We have three pillars in our work,” Rosa explained. “First is to come up with a proper cognitive architecture or architectures, which can do the intelligence in specific training or testing …

Samsung shows off Galaxy S6 Edge+ hardware with its ‘inboxing/unboxing’ video

Samsung has already released a selection of promotional videos for the new Galaxy S6 Edge+ smartphone, but its new ‘inboxing/unboxing’ video also gives us a nice look at the engineering that has gone into the inside of the handset, as well as what’s inside the box.<p>Samsung’s video takes us through …

Microsoft Launched This Product 20 Years Ago and Changed the World

There were round-the-block lines and Jennifer Aniston made an hour-long instructional video for it. Twenty years ago, Microsoft launched Windows 95, …

Microsoft Research’s new app turns your phone into a 3D scanner

The practice of 3D printing may soon be a lot simpler. New technology from the Microsoft Research Lab allows 3D scanning to be done from your smartphone, with no additional hardware needed.<p>Dubbed MobileFusion, the app allows you to walk around an object and scan it to your phone. It first captures …

Microsoft releases Cortana for Android beta

An early version of Microsoft's Cortana app for Android leaked last month, but the software maker is now making it official. Microsoft is releasing a beta of Cortana for Android today for anyone to download and install. Microsoft has been gradually tweaking and improving Cortana for Android since …

In the US, computer science is a privilege, and that's a real shame

There’s a reason why Silicon Valley has a reputation for being the land of young, white, privileged brogrammers.<p>If you look at the makeup of students today, white children who grow up in higher-income households with educated parents are more likely to have a computer at home and access to computer …

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Samsung will take its legal fight with Apple to the Supreme Court

It's been three years since Samsung lost its multimillion-dollar patent battle against Apple, but the South Korean company is still trying to forestall the judgement. After the US Federal Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Samsung's plea to reconsider a ruling upholding the case's damages, the …