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Mar 10, 2016 at 2:26pm UTC

Amazon’s smartphone flop was the best thing that happened to Alexa

Alexa, are you too good for a smartphone?<p>Amazon’s Fire Phone may have been a surprisingly auspicious failure, I keep thinking as I watch the expansion of Alexa, the company’s cloud-based virtual assistant.<p>Artificial intelligence is the future, specifically, voice-controlled AI that allows you to …

Revealed: how facial recognition has invaded shops – and your privacy

On a Thursday morning in February, there were more gawkers than shoppers swelling the aisles for the debut of the new Saks Fifth Avenue in Toronto’s Eaton Centre. Given crowd reactions to the opulent surroundings – hanging clouds of glass sculptures, silk area rugs and theatrically posed mannequin …

Surveillance

Black Panther 1/6 Scale Fine Art Statue - $219.99 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=KOT11439&mode=retail The latest elite Fine Art Statue in the Marvel Comics Presents Kotobukiya Collection adds a classic Avenger and royal hero with the mighty BLACK PANTHER! The most recent in a long line of chieftains of the Panther Clan, T’Challa is the leader of the African nation of Wakanda, and his connection to the Panther God has given him enhanced abilities which he uses to defend his nation and the world alongside the Avengers as the Black Panther. T’Challa is a brilliant scientist in addition to a superhero and has created many high-tech devices using the unique vibranium found in his home country. Now the feline-inspired hero has been immortalized in Fine Art Statue form, the definitive Black Panther collectible!

1:12 Scale Judge Dredd Action Figure With Bike Box Set PX Previews Exclusive - $259.99 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=OOC10006&mode=retail A PREVIEWS Exclusive! Ripped from Rebellion's award winning comic is Mega-City One's most notorious Street Judge, Judge Dredd. Some time in the near future Mega City One is part of what is left of a dystopian society and the law is upheld by Judges. Charged with the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner Street Judges are on the front line of maintaining order in a post apocalyptic world. Working closely with Rebellion, the One:12 Collective has crafted a finely detailed figure of Dredd with some truly amazing features, along with his Lawmaster Bike. The Judge Dredd figure has a comic accurate, digitally sculpted likeness, a specially silkscreened spandex uniform with a real working zipper to create a realism at this scale not seen before and numerous accessories as well as interchangeable parts

Medieval Spawn Resin Statue - $319.99 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=MCF14327&mode=retail * Limited edition, cold-cast resin statue * Stands over 17 inches tall and comes with Helmeted Head and Sword * Includes Alternate Hamburger Head and Battle Axe Hand * Individually and sequentially numbered * Includes Certificate of authenticity hand-signed by Todd McFarlane * Includes COA Marquee Display

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Star Wars Black Series Imperial Shock Trooper from ‘Star Wars: Battlefront’ Video Game

Star Wars: Battlefront is set to be released on November 17th, 2015 and it just can’t some soon enough! An interesting listing has popped up on the …

7 New Netflix Shows to Binge Watch in October 2015 (And the Best Episodes of Each)

1) “Jane the Virgin” Season 1 (available October 12)<p><b><br>Why Should I Watch It?</b> The CW has been focusing on building a very specific brand for some time …

Page 1 - Kevin Feige Explains Why Captain Marvel Was Cut From 'Avengers:...

Comic Book Movies | Superhero | Movie News<p>Kevin Feige Explains Why Captain Marvel Was Cut From ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’<p>en_US<p>article<p>Page 1 - We had …

Los 5 mejores chocolates del mundo

article<p>Oscuro, claro, blanco, dulcecito, amargo, en barra, líquido y en cientos de formas más, así es como miles de personas se dejan seducir por el …

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New tech could quadruple your phone's battery life, all thanks to an accident

Researchers from China and the US have made a breakthrough in battery technology that could result in future mobile devices having longer lasting and …

Emerging Technology

4 technologies that could kill the password

The problem is that a string of letters and characters alone will always be relatively easy to hack or steal, especially through trickery like phishing attacks over email. And to make matters worse, many people use the same password for more than one account, making it easier to get hold of all …

15 of the best movies on Netflix that you’ve probably never heard of

A few years ago, the biggest problem with Netflix was finding good new content to watch. It seemed like the service was full of older movies and …

The five biggest changes to media playback in Windows 10

With Windows 10, Microsoft has made some big changes in the way the operating system deals with your media files. Here are four reasons to cheer, and one to boo.<p>Windows 10 is finally here, and with the most robust and fully featured version of Microsoft's PC operating system to date, it appears the …

Articles, Celebrity Interviews, Parties, Products and Beautiful Women

Your Brain Sees Things You Don't, Says Study

University of Arizona doctoral degree candidate Jay Sanguinetti has authored a new study, published online in the journal Psychological Science, that …

Disgust Diet: Can You Train Your Brain To Recoil At High-Calorie Foods?

Some days, the french fries are just irresistible. You know it's not the best thing to put in your body, but did that salad really stand a chance after the smell of fried garlic, Parmesan and thyme on crisp potato wedges wafted over to you?<p>Well, Kristina Legget, a psychologist at the University of …

New study suggests a nearly unavoidable phenomenon could be sabotaging your diet

Using brain scans, researchers found that circuits in the brain associated with reward are amped up and those linked to self-control are dialed down in participants under stress. The more stressed people felt themselves to be, the stronger the effect.<p>"We find that stress increases reward signaling …

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The Walking Dead Magazine & Figure - #001 - Rick Grimes & #002 - Daryl Dixon http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=1097&category=10647

Marvel Select Savage Hulk - $22.99 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=DMC12341&mode=retail A Diamond Select Toys release! Whenever a new Hulk figure appears in the Marvel Select line, the results are always "smashing"! Based on the character's earliest appearances, this all-new Savage Hulk action figure wears the tattered outfit that harkens back to his origins, when nuclear scientist Dr. Bruce Banner was caught in an atomic blast and first transformed from a man into a monster. Sculpted by superstar Marvel Select sculptor Gabriel Marquez, this Hulk figure stands approximately 9 3/4" inches tall with 14 points of articulation. He comes packaged in oversized Select-style packaging, perfect for display or storage, with reference artwork on the spine.

The First Hellboy Statue - $199.99 http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=MDO10002&mode=retail Product Size: 12" H (304.8mm)* In 1991, comic artist and writer Mike Mignola created a black and white illustration at a comic convention of a demon character that bore the name "Hellboy" on his belt. This was the genesis of the filed-horned fighter of the supernatural known and loved today. The First Hellboy Statue by Mondo brings the original concept to life, showcasing all the strange and fun details of the original drawing. In addition to all the sculpted details, original Hellboy colorist Dave Stewart was enlisted to design the color scheme for the piece. Now is a Hell of a time to bring this piece of comic history home!

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