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Play With the Inner Workings of a Neural Network on This Neat Website

Neural networks are a fundamental part of Artificial Intelligence: Software systems that train themselves to make sense of the human world. But if …

6 ways Microsoft copied Apple with Windows 10 (plus some truly new ideas)

Microsoft just unveiled the future of Windows 10 today in Redmond. Along with some crazy holographic goggles that take on Google Glass and Oculus, company executives revealed the ambitious plan to make the next generation of Windows the first truly universal platform for desktop PCs, laptops, …

Windows 10

'Impossible' rocket drive works and could get to Moon in four hours

The British designed EM Drive actually works and would dramatically speed up space travel, scientists have confirmed<p>Interplanetary travel could be a step closer after scientists confirmed that an electromagnetic propulsion drive, which is fast enough to get to the Moon in four hours, actually works.<p>…

Space Travel

'Halo 3: ODST' is rolling out for Xbox One, check your inbox

From one bug-ridden console game to another -- <i>Halo: Master Chief Collection</i> owners should check their Xbox One inbox this morning, as redemption codes for the <i>Halo 3: ODST</i> add-on are going out now. Arriving as an apology for problems gamers reported with the massive <i>Halo</i> bundle since it launched …

Graphene spacecraft could fly on starlight

Graphene could revolutionise battery tech, create super-strength spider silk, and soak up oil spills in minutes -- Iron Man even wants his next suit …

HTML5 vs Native Android App

A common question asked by mobile app developers is this, ‘Should I build my app with HTML 5, or build native?’. There are a wide range of reasons why you would choose either of these, and the proponents of both have very valid and compelling arguments. With this article, we will explore the …

GoPro announces drone and virtual reality pursuits

Shares of GoPro are rising before the opening bell after the company's CEO said the company is getting into the drone and virtual reality business.<p>The company already dominates the action video camera market and its entry into the fast-growing field of drones and virtual reality sent shares up 3 …

Oculus Rift will be just as expensive as Google Glass – but there’s a twist

The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset should be released sometime in the first quarter of 2016, and it looks like interested buyers should already …

Shazam Can Now Scan Objects for Augmented Reality Experiences

As Shazam teased earlier this year at CES, the company is planning to expand beyond its music recognition technology and into the visual space. Today, the company officially launched “Visual Shazam,” an interactive experience that users can obtain by scanning various products, QR codes or print ads.<p>…

The return of virtual reality: 'this is as big an opportunity as the internet'

Twenty years ago the man who pioneered commercial VR saw his market shrink to zero. Now he’s excited again – and so are Microsoft, Google and Facebook …<p>Dr Jonathan Waldern is standing in a meeting room in Silicon Valley, wearing a lab coat and grinning from ear to ear. “There will be people crying …