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Scientists make a 'true' neural network using brain-like chips

Many people have built brain-like neural networks that can learn on their own, but they're typically using plain old silicon to do it. Wouldn't it be better if the chips themselves were brain-like? A mix of Italian and Russian researchers might help. They've created a neural network based on …

Meet the Anonymous Entrepreneurs Bringing Ghost Production to the Masses

We discuss the implications of music's hottest topic with the creator of EDM Ghost Producer.<p>Throughout 2015, there was a rising furor over the role of "ghost producers"—or uncredited musicians—creating hits for some of the biggest names in mainstream electronic music. Over the summer, an online …

15 Tools to Create Automation in Your Small Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Wall Street Journal describes how marketing is becoming increasingly automated as a result of new technologies. "It's not that the goals of marketing have changed, but the means to achieve them." A wide-variety of automation tools are …

Marketing

The Work of Balraj Chana

Balraj Chana is a product designer based in London, UK. With 8 years of experience, Balraj is exceptionally good in UI design, UX and …

Improbable's SpatialOS is an operating system for simulated cities

Improbable, a much-hyped London startup that has raised $20m (£13m) from Andreesen Horowitz, has unveiled its first product: Spatial OS, an operating …

Build a 6-figure career with this JavaScript and jQuery Bundle

Behind the Web that you see, there are gears turning and keeping everything running. One of the most important of these is JavaScript, and you can learn the language with the JavaScript and jQuery Front-End Developer Bundle, on sale now!<p>Over the course of 24 hours of in-depth courses, you’ll learn …

Unsplash’s new API puts 30,000 free photos in your app

Since Unsplash launched over two years ago as a simple Tumblr blog that hosted a handful of free-to-use photos, the site has grown to host over 30,000 high-quality images and is widely regarded as one of the best free stock photo resources on the Web.<p>Crew, the company behind Unsplash, has now …

The Surface Book's best hidden feature is its upgradability

Microsoft’s Surface Book is an awesome laptop. Zany design and detachable screen aside, one of the main reasons for that is that it manages to squeeze a discrete GPU into a laptop the size and weight of a 13-inch MacBook Pro.<p>But while the laptop has received a ton of praise, there’s one undisclosed …

Living with the Jolla Tablet: a promising device with few apps

There's no question that the Jolla Tablet is an odd duck. It's a crowdfunded, first-generation slate running an unfamiliar platform (Sailfish OS), and some of its features are based on your input -- if enough of the Sailfish community votes for an interface tweak, you're likely to see it become …

This Lexus IS was built entirely out of cardboard

And you thought the seats in your car were uncomfortable. Imagine if they were made from vertically sandwiched corrugated cardboard.<p>On Monday, Lexus …

21's $400 computer lets you mine Bitcoin and sell digital goods

If you’ve ever wanted to get into the Bitcoin game for fun and profit, this new $400 gadget could be the best way to do so.<p>21 Inc.’s Bitcoin Computer is a tiny Linux-based box that lets you mine the cryptocurrency and buy and sell digital goods for Bitcoin, either independently or plugged into a PC.<p>…

Bitcoin

Cloud-based smartphone hits $1M on Kickstarter -- double the original goal

The call of a cloud-based smartphone is proving irresistible for some.<p>Startup Nextbit, which reached its Kickstarter funding goal of $500,000 on its first day, said late Tuesday that it has now raised more than twice that amount. After hitting its original goal two weeks ago, the company had …

Wileyfox and its 'post-Android' smartphone plans to disrupt the European market

As the mobile market continues to fragment, smaller companies are piggy-backing on major brands to offer customers a more secure and personalised handset experience.<p>For those not deeply rooted in the mobile phone industry, the notion of bloatware is another way of describing those useless apps that …

Boldr Voyage smartwatch looks like a normal watch, has a 6-month battery

The smartwatch's biggest turnoff is that it looks like a smartwatch. It's clear as day to everyone you have a tiny computer strapped to your …

The Windows 10 privacy issues you should know about

Windows 10 has just arrived and there’s a new Privacy Policy and Service Agreement from Microsoft coming swiftly in its wake.<p>The new policies take effect on 1 August and there are a few unsettling things nestling in there that you should be thinking about if you’re using the company’s services and …

Windows 10

5 tips for writing a blog that people actually want to read

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p>What are Oliver Emberton's tips for running a blog?<p><b>Answer below by Quora user Oliver Emberton, Founder of</b> …

Mobile Designer Academy Bundle: Create your first killer app

It takes considerable skill to create an app that is easy to use and good to look at. This bundle of courses gives you all the necessary knowledge to make it happen.<p>To design a truly intuitive interface, you need to know how your users think. Much of this five-course bundle concentrates on the …

This Super-Strong 3-D Printer Material Lets You Print Tough Stuff Like Chains And Cogs

If you ever handled a part printed in a 3-D printer, you’ll know that they’re somewhat brittle and scratchy. They remind me a little of sugar cubes, …

Prototypes

Chirp, the app that lets you send links and files via sound clip, has launched an SDK

Chirp, the sharing app that lets you send files through sound, could get a bit more powerful soon.<p>The app now has an SDK for mobile developers that opens up the software so any app could implement Chirp’s technology.<p>If you’re not familiar with the app, it essentially encodes a URL into a soundbite …

Apps

Winning Films

For every Oscar-winning film seen on the big screen, there’s most likely a porn-a-fied, parodied version playing on a computer screen in someones bedroom. These parodies have long been an integral part of the porn industry, dating back to the ’80s. Hopes and Fears did the dirty work for us by …

Titanic

L Concept Motorcycle by Bandit9

Bandit9 has released <b>L concept motorcycle</b> which will only be available in 9 units. It features powerful 125cc engine with gorgeous silver steel …

Tutanota, An Open Source Encrypted Gmail Alternative, Heads Out Of Beta

Germany based encrypted email startup, Tutanota, is taking its service out a beta next week — after a year of testing and almost 100,000 users signed up to send and receive secure email.<p>Additional domains will also be offered in the new release, coming on Tuesday, including .com and .io options (in …

Jolla Tablet returns to Indiegogo with more storage and better battery

The 7.9-inch device was originally fully-funded in December 2014<p>Finnish tech company Jolla has re-opened funding for its first ever tablet on Indiegogo with an improved 64GB device. Customers who backed the original 7.9-inch Jolla Tablet before December 11th can upgrade to the new model for $25, or …

Free Photography Software for Your Image-Editing Needs

There's no denying the fact that in photography, the software necessary to process the images can cost more than an entry level DSLR camera. It's …

Cutting Edge Chopper

Bespoke and hand-crafted from entirely new materials, the Sylvester is probably the least chopped of chopper bikes. Though not built from “scratch,” …

Spectacular headphones from a company called MrSpeakers

MrSpeakers' Dan Clark started out as a speaker designer, but he switched over to headphones a few years ago. Clark loves his work; every time I see him demonstrating his headphones he's always smiling, happy to answer any and all questions. MrSpeakers will celebrate its third year as a headphone …

Mod turns your graphing calculator into a selfie camera

Your graphing calculator may not be getting much use these days now that other mobile devices can do the job, but it still has a few tricks up its sleeve if you're willing to do some tinkering. Christopher Mitchell's latest project, ArTICam, lets you turn a TI-83 Plus or TI-84 Plus calculator into …

This Is the Simplest Company Logo Generator You'll Ever Use

If you’re somewhat lacking in design skills but really need a logo and a name to get your business up and running, there are a few tools out there that can help you. Last week, we brought you a surprisingly useful business name generator and this time around we’re looking at Withoomph’s logo …

Surprise! Bananas Do Not Make A Great 3D Printing Material

THIS PRINT IS BANANAS.<p>B-A-N-A-N-A-S.<p>THIS PRINT IS BA — okay fine I’m done.<p>But for real, the kind of horrifying, fleshy-lookin’ 3D printed shape you see below is quite literally bananas. Pureed bananas, mixed with a bit o’ potato starch for the sake of holding things together.<p>As the latest …

Livefyre Launches Studio, a CMS for User Content

Livefyre today announced the release of Livefyre Studio, a major upgrade to its social content platform that pulls together its disparate apps into a single content management system (CMS).<p>Studio, which is rolling out to all customers, enables new real-time and automated management of …