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Google’s DeepMind built an AI that navigates cities by sight, no maps needed

DeepMind Technologies Inc. has developed an artificial intelligence that learns city streets by exploring them “on foot,” allowing the AI to navigate …

Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Pedestrian in Arizona, Where Robots Roam

SAN FRANCISCO — Arizona officials saw opportunity when Uber and other companies began testing driverless cars a few years ago. Promising to keep oversight light, they invited the companies to test their robotic vehicles on the state’s roads.<p>Then on Sunday night, an autonomous car operated by Uber — …

Autonomous Vehicle

10 fantastic new web design tools for March 2018

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the amount of learning that’s required to keep up with new web technologies these days, the good news is there are …

Walmart embraces the cloud to take on Amazon

(<i>Reuters</i>) — One of Walmart’s best chances at taking on Amazon.com in ecommerce lies with six giant server farms, each larger than ten football fields.<p>These facilities, which cost Walmart millions of dollars and took nearly five years to build, are starting to pay off. The retailer’s online sales …

MIT’s new chip could bring neural nets to battery-powered gadgets

MIT researchers have developed a chip designed to speed up the hard work of running neural networks, while also reducing the power consumed when doing so dramatically – by up to 95 percent, in fact. The basic concept involves simplifying the chip design so that shuttling of data between different …

Google’s Pixel Buds are now available in the UK, Australia, and Germany

Assistant goes abroad<p>Google’s Pixel Buds were only available in the US and Canada when they first launched last fall, and now they’re making their way to Australia, Germany, and the United Kingdom, via <i>Android Police</i>.<p>As noted in our review, they’re not the best wireless headphones out there, …

Cyberattack Caused Olympic Opening Ceremony Disruption

A cyberattack caused the internet disruptions during the Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony on Friday night, Olympic officials and security experts said.<p>Jihye Lee, a spokesman for the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee, confirmed Sunday that “the technology issues experienced Friday night were caused …

Cybersecurity

KDnuggets™ News 18:n06, Feb 7: 5 Fantastic Practical Machine Learning Resources; 8 Must-Know Neural Network Architectures

5 Fantastic Practical Machine Learning Resources; The 8 Neural Network Architectures Machine Learning Researchers Need to Learn; Generalists Dominate …

How scientists are turning 'Star Wars' holograms into reality

Holograms have been a staple of science fiction ever since 1977, when a holographic princess made an impassioned plea to Obi-Wan Kenobi in the original “Star Wars” movie.<p>Now researchers at Brigham Young University (BYU), in Provo, Utah, are turning make-believe into reality. As part of an …

Particles

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

Google

A Chinese satellite just used quantum cryptography to make an unhackable video call between Beijing and Vienna

The feat marks another milestone for the satellite, officially called Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QESS)<p>The Chinese “Micius” satellite has …

Artificial Intelligence vs Machine Learning: what’s the difference?

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are terms which have been thrown around a lot in the tech industry over the last few years, but what exactly do they mean? Anyone vaguely familiar with sci-fi tropes will probably have an idea about AI, though they may view it as a little more sinister …

Machine Learning

Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan Link Up to Form New Health-Care Company

It’s no secret Jeff Bezos has been looking to crack health care. But no one expected him to pull in Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon, too.<p>News Tuesday …

Coffee meets 7UP in Keurig, Dr Pepper Snapple deal | Reuters

(Reuters) - Keurig Green Mountain has struck a deal worth more than $21 billion to combine with soda maker Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc (DPS.N) to form a North American drinks company with brands like Green Mountain Coffee, 7UP, Snapple and Sunkist.<p>The latest in a five-year string of acquisitions by …

IT

Twitter is reportedly working on a camera-centered feature to simplify video sharing

Twitter is working on a new tool that will make it easier for users to post videos to the social networking site, according to <i>Bloomberg</i>. Currently, to upload videos with tweets or broadcast live from the app, users have to tap on the compose tweet icon then select the camera or live button. The …

Tractor beam breakthrough could lead to levitating humans

Tractor beams have made the jump from science fiction to reality in recent years, but only for levitating very small objects. A new breakthrough could lead to futuristic, far out new uses for the technology and open the door to levitating much larger objects, including humans.<p>Engineers from the …

Breakthroughs

Amazon Go, a high-tech version of a 7-Eleven, will finally open on Monday — with no checkout lines and no cashiers

Amazon Go allows customers to grab items and just walk out without stopping to pay.<p>Amazon’s store of the future has been five years in the making. But the unveiling is just about here.<p>Amazon Go, the company’s first brick-and-mortar convenience store, will open to the public on Monday on the ground …

Stock Prediction in Python

When we don’t experience immediate success — in any task, not just data science — we have three options:<p>Tweak the results to make it look like we …

Apple plans new U.S. campus, to pay $38 billion in foreign cash taxes

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) will open a new campus as part of a five-year, $30 billion U.S. investment plan and will make about $38 billion in one-time tax payments on its overseas cash, one of the largest corporate spending plans announced since the passage of a tax cut signed by U.S. President …

Customer Service

The AA battery that never dies: Forever Battery uses Wi-Fi-like signals to stay fully charged

This AA battery will never run out of power<p>Charging with cables. On any given day I can put my phone on to charge multiple times, often with a …

A Glass Igloo in Finland to Watch the Northern Lights (Check Out the Magic)

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Northern Lights

Forget Photoshop—Edit Your Photos With These Top Free Photo Editors

13 Free Photo Editors<p>The Best Free Photo Editors Out There<p>Updated May 03, 2018<p>These free photo editors are the best of the best and will get you just …

10 Australian Scifi Movies You Need to Watch

When someone says “Australian science fiction movie,” thoughts immediately and inevitably turn to <i>Mad Max</i>—if not George Miller’s insanely influential …

Could These New Tools Help Facebook Win Influencers From YouTube? | Inc.com

Is Facebook making a play to pull some YouTube influencers to their Creator platform? It sure seems like it. The social media juggernaut recently launched two tools meant to help their creator community create content, share it, and engage with fans more seamlessly, perhaps aiming to make Creators …

Social Media