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The Yoga A12 is a budget version of Lenovo’s Yoga Book, but it only comes in Android

Lenovo wowed the tech world last year when it announced the Yoga Book, an ultra-thin Windows 10 and Android tablet with a focus on new, pen-based interactions. Now, the company is back with a new Android tablet, the A12, which takes many of the design elements and ideas behind the Yoga Book at a …

Snap, Uber and Facebook file brief opposing Trump's travel ban

More than 90 technology companies, many of which were founded by and employ thousands of immigrants, have filed an amicus brief opposing President …

Lenovo’s new Yoga A12 is a bigger, $299 version of the Yoga Book, available Feb 8th

There hasn’t been much excitement in the world of Android tablets, but one option that impressed us in 2016 was Lenovo’s unique Yoga Book. Featuring a custom Android build, futuristic “halo” keyboard, and capable hardware, it was an excellent machine. Now, the company has debuted a new variant of …

Uber rolls out cab rental feature, UberHIRE, for the first time

Uber, in a first-of-its-kind innovation, now allows users in India to rent a cab for half a day without any surge pricing.<p>After successfully piloting …

Transportation

Rovio spin-out Hatch lines up 90 mobile games for social hub

Hatch has signed up more than 90 games from 50 studios to debut this year on its social hub that can stream mobile games instantly to gamers.<p>The latest titles include Dungeon Rushers, Mini Metro, Evoland, and Alto’s Adventure. Other confirmed games include Monument Valley, Leo’s Fortune, Pac-Man, …

Reform thinktank says sector could be ‘the next Uber’ and staff should embrace the gig economy amid rise in automation<p>Almost 250,000 public sector workers could lose their jobs to robots over the next 15 years, according to a new report which claims machines would be more efficient and save …

Artificial Intelligence

Lenovo’s new $300 Android tablet features the Yoga Book’s keyboard/sketchpad

Lenovo’s Yoga line has offered some of the most innovative tablet form factors around, from modular projectors to digitizing pads of paper. The A12 borrows the latter from its predecessor — and manages to do so at a dollar under $300.<p>The specs are fairly middling, as out would expect from the price …

South Korea is going to strengthen battery safety rules after Samsung's exploding Note 7 phones

Manufacturers of lithium-ion batteries, commonly used in portable devices, would be subjected to greater oversight and regular inspections, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said in a statement. Devices using lithium-ion batteries also would be subjected to more regular safety tests, it …