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iPhone-controlled hotel door locks will allow guests to bypass check-in

Guests at two boutique hotels in Manhattan and Cupertino will soon be able to skip the check-in desk and go directly to their room, using an iPhone app to unlock the door. The <i>WSJ</i> reports that the Aloft Hotel will launch the new service this quarter.<p>Guests at these properties will receive a message …

Why Did Google Purchase Artificial Intelligence-Firm DeepMind?

Not content with a military-grade robotics firm and a potentially revolutionary new thermostat, Google’s Cher Horowitz-like spending spree continues in the form of a tiny yet cutting-edge artificial intelligence firm called DeepMind Technologies.<p>As first confirmed by Recode, Google paid an …

Intel’s voice recognition will blow Siri out of the water—because it doesn’t use the cloud

There’s a problem with today’s voice recognition systems: They’re just too slow. Anyone who has waited in frustration while Siri or Google’s Voice Search “thinks” about even the simplest commands knows what I’m talking about.<p>The problem isn’t voice recognition software per se, which is more …

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Could Apple be using sapphire glass for a solar-charging iPhone 6 screen?

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>There’s been a lot of talk about sapphire glass since Apple(s aapl) CEO Tim Cook sat down for an interview with ABC News last …

CEO of Bitcoin exchange charged for laundering $1 million for drug users

Charlie Shrem, the CEO of Bitcoin exchange company BitInstant and a well-known voice in the virtual currency community, has been charged with scheming to sell and launder $1 million worth of Bitcoin to users of the illegal drug website Silk Road.<p>The criminal complaint, unsealed today in Manhattan …

Like the iPad, HP Chromebook 14 laptops come with free T-Mobile 4G for life

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Apple’s(s aapl) iPad isn’t the only device that gets free 4G data from T-Mobile(s tmus). Look around carefully and you can …

Solar-Powered Laptop with Dual-Sided Display Detailed in Apple Patent

Apple has been awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (via <i>AppleInsider</i>) detailing an "electronic device display module" for a laptop that would include the ability to act as a secondary rear display featuring touch controls. The patent also details a photovoltaic system located in …

Why has Google bought an AI company?

<b>Earlier this week Google spent £400m buying a UK firm that specialised in artificial intelligence.</b><p>DeepMind is a privately-held company founded by Demis Hassabis, a 37-year-old neuroscientist and former teenage chess prodigy, along with Shane Legg and Mustafa Suleyman.<p>According to DeepMind's website …

Telerik Launches New Development Platform For Web, Hybrid And Native Apps

Telerik has long made a wide range of tools for developers, ranging from the Kendo UI jQuery framework to the cross-platform development service Icenium and numerous related backend services for mobile and desktop apps. Today, the company is combining all of these tools under the “Telerik Platform” …

Titanfall Beta Announced, Bluepoint Developing on Xbox 360

Beta coming to Xbox One and PC.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Respawn's Titanfall will have a beta on PC and Xbox One, studio head Vince Zampella revealed. This …

Titanfall Beta Confirmed, Xbox 360 Developer Revealed - IGN Video

Xbox One and PC beta inbound, as we learn who's working on the Xbox 360 version of Respawn's debut shooter.

Watch Dogs Coming On April 25th?

GameKeysNow is reporting that multiple sources have informed them that Ubisoft is gearing up to release Watch Dogs on April 25th. The game was …