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This guy let a thief steal his phone, then followed him for weeks and made a documentary about it

It may not be a common theme around Christmas (it’s definitely more of a peace-on-earth, good-will-toward-men type of season) but film student …

John Glenn wrote Jeff Bezos a letter that he received the day the astronaut died

The night pioneering astronaut John Glenn died, Jeff Bezos received a message from him.<p>Smithsonian Magazine was honoring Bezos, founder of aerospace company Blue Origin, at the American Ingenuity Awardson December 8.<p>Glenn was supposed to attend, but because of his declining health in the last month …

Space Travel

These analytic and AI services from AWS will be huge hits. Here's why

Amazon Web Services is following in competitor's footsteps by announcing analytic and AI services. However, in the face of Amazon's scale, head …

Google and Facebook ban fake news sites from their advertising networks

While it would have been nice to tackle this issue <i>before</i> the election, Google and Facebook are finally taking a tiny step in order to fight back against fake news. According to multiple statements, both companies have updated their policies to ban fake news sites from using Facebook’s and Google’s …

Samsung's long-rumored foldable smartphone might be announced in 2017, and it looks like a flip-phone

Dutch tech site galaxyclub.nl discovered a patent application filed to the Korean patent office by Samsung, and it appears to show renders of Samsung's long-rumored foldable smartphone, or "Project Valley."<p>Korean news site The Korea Herald also reported on Wednesday that Samsung will release a …

Mobile

New MacBook Pro has already outsold every other notebook in 2016

The new MacBook Pro isn’t even in our sweaty palms yet, and already it’s not only broken Apple’s previous pro notebook records, but also generated more revenue than any other notebook released in 2016.<p>In data released by research firm Slice Analytics, the MacBook Pro has already almost quadrupled …

MacBook

Study: Machine Learning Algorithms Correctly Classify 93% of Suicidal Patients

A New Way To Listen<p>New research published in the journal <i>Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior</i> shows how machine learning can help identify suicidal …

Machine Learning

The World's First Home Robotic Chef Can Cook Over 100 Meals

Apparently, having a home cooked meal from the kitchens of Thomas Keller, Alain Ducasse and Gordan Ramsay could become a reality. In 2018, Moley will launch the world’s first fully-automated and integrated intelligent cooking robot—a robotic kitchen that has unlimited access to chefs and their …

Robotics

A Metal Band Crashed A Couple's Engagement Shoot And It's So Perfect

Metal AF.<p>"When you run into a black metal band in the woods during your engagement session you ask them to join in," photographer Janet Wheeland told BuzzFeed.<p>"Awesome even said 'I wish those guys were with us for our whole photoshoot,'" recalled Wheeland. "It was a perfect, spontaneous finale. We …

iPhone’s Touch IC Disease pandemic triggers lawsuit

Touch IC Disease, a glitch with the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus that results in gray, flickering bars at the top of the devices’ screens and a loss of touch sensitivity, has earned Apple its latest class-action lawsuit.<p>Caused by an apparent design flaw in the iPhone 6 series, Touch IC Disease is …

Mobile Technology

Amazon Takes Shot At Microsoft And IBM With Its Latest Analytics Service

Amazon Kinesis Analytics, announced at AWS Summit New York is the latest addition to the Amazon Kinesis family of streaming services. This stream processing service, which plugs a significant gap in the AWS data services portfolio, enables customers to analyze streaming data in real time. With the …

Cloud Computing

The Onion Omega2 lets you add Linux to your hardware projects

Need a tiny, $5 computer to build a robot that will bring you your slippers, initiate a massage chair session, and pour out your daily dose of bourbon? <br>The Onion Omega2 can do all that and more.<p>This tiny board is Arduino-compatible but also runs Linux natively. This means you can plug it in and get …

Google is working on ‘Fuchsia,’ a new operating system that isn’t based on Linux

As per a new Google project over on Github, the company is working on a brand new operating system. The new OS, currently dubbed Fuchsia, would add to Google’s current operating system offerings, namely Android and Chrome OS. This wouldn’t be an upgrade or replacement for either, but rather …

Android News

How to Watch the Year’s Most Spectacular Meteor Shower

The annual Perseids meteor shower is in exceptional form this year thanks to Jupiter’s gravity pushing even more comet debris than usual towards …

Astronomy

2018 Aston Martin Vantage will " blow the DB10 away", design chief says

Aston Martin is at the beginning of something of a renaissance, which CEO Andy Palmer is calling the ‘Second Century Plan’, and it starts with the …

Why we moved from Amazon Web Services to Google Cloud Platform?

TL;DR: AWS’s awesome, but Google is Googol awesome.<p>Participate in any AWS re:Invent conference ($1,600 admission) or follow head evangelist Jeff Barr …

Cloud Computing