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Qualcomm opens up its AI optimization software, says dedicated mobile chips are coming

The chipmaker’s SDK adapts its mobile processors to AI demands, but dedicated chips are the next step<p>In the race to get AI working faster on your smartphone, companies are trying all sorts of things. Some, like Microsoft and ARM, are designing new chips that are better suited to run neural …

Machine Learning

The Isis papers: a masterplan for consolidating power

24-page document, translated here, outlines principles for governing territory under the group’s control and strategy for becoming a viable state

What you need to know about upgrading to Windows 10

Everyone has a Windows upgrade horror story. For me, it was an XP installation that inexplicably crashed halfway through the upgrade process, somehow corrupting my hard drive at the same time. And with Windows 10 launching on July 29th, it's hard to avoid the traumatic flashbacks to past Windows …

Finally, Windows 10 looks ready for its big debut

For the longest time, I could not get audio to work in the Windows 10 preview build. No sound. No microphone. No verbal access to Cortana, Microsoft's voice assistant.<p>Despite trying a number of fixes and workarounds, I couldn't resolve the issue. Other early Windows 10 users also were bumping into …

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

Little-known Evan McMullin finally takes up the mantle of anti-Trump conservative, three months before the election.<p>There are three months until Election Day, and anti-Trump Republicans finally have their man—even if they’ve never heard of him.<p>On August 8, Evan McMullin announced he is running as …

Government

Coin, the universal credit card, finally ships

When Coin debuted two years ago, it promised to streamline your wallet by putting all of your credit cards, debit cards and gift cards on a single …

TuneIn brings internet radio to your Android Auto-ready car

If you're part of the fortunate group that can use Android Auto now that it's up and running on Pioneer head units, you may be looking for fresh internet audio sources to keep you entertained during your commute. Well, TuneIn is happy to oblige -- the latest version of its app supports Android Auto …

Richard Branson's Virgin Money employees get bonus windfall as profits rocket 127%

And it plans to share the wealth with its employees.<p>In the upstart lender's 2014 results statement, Virgin Money said the record performance would lead to all eligible employees' receiving another bonus on top of rewards already received and in addition to the £1,000 of shares they got when the …

Western Digital Uses New Intel, Marvell Processors In Latest High Performance NAS Devices

Western Digital announced a quartet of new network attached storage devices yesterday, targeting small businesses and PC power users. The new devices are both in WD My Cloud family, and they look quite similar, but these new EX series and DL series devices are actually quite different—at the …

Right Now, Apple Risks Missing Out On The Next Big Thing In Technology

The initial reactions to the HoloLens have been overwhelmingly positive.<p>Business Insider's Matt Rosoff got to try it for himself on Wednesday. He says he's "convinced personal computing is on the verge of a major change," predicting head-mounted displays like these will "be a huge leap over the …

The Best Laptops You Can Buy

Maybe it's a bit more clunky than you thought when you carry it in your bag during a commute. Perhaps the screen is too reflective for your liking when you're watching Netflix. And worst of all, what if the battery life is much shorter than you expected?<p>We've researched some of the best laptops on …

Consumer Tech

HTC's Re Camera is a good idea in need of better execution

What surprised me the most about the Re is I immediately felt like I understood what HTC is trying to do with it. Full-featured action cameras from the likes of GoPro, Sony, and JVC might have top-line specs, but they aren’t necessarily comfortable when it comes to hand-held use and can be …

The Man Who Says He Shot Bin Laden Explains The Hardest Part Of Being A Navy SEAL

Numerous news outlets have reported the Fox interviewee is former SEAL Robert O'Neill, a 16-year Navy veteran with a decorated service record that includes two Silver Stars, four Bronze Stars, and 52 overall commendations.<p>O'Neill had actually gone public with some of his experiences as a SEAL …

Osama Bin Laden

REPORT: The Navy SEAL Who Shot Bin Laden Has Been Identified

The site released the name following a letter sent by two leaders of US Naval Special Warfare Command to their team members on Friday in which they criticized any SEAL who would violate the elite force's "ethos" and go public about a mission.<p>That letter, also published by SOFREP , came two days …

4 Things Millionaires Have in Common, Backed by Research

<b>What do millionaires do differently?</b><p>Are they harder workers? Do they have brains that can bend spoons? Do they exhibit Bond Villain levels of cunning?<p>…

Forget Passwords. Now Banks Can Track Your Typing Behavior On Phones

Password theft is an ongoing problem. Finger print and voice recognition is still years away. What’s a bank to do if it wants to verify the thousands of customers using its mobile app? One way is their behavior — or at least their typing behavior.<p>Banks in Europe’s Nordic region have begun rolling …

Middle Schoolers Learn About Startups By Launching Their Own

In the tech world, we’re used to seeing young entrepreneurs, from Mark Zuckerberg to Evan Spiegel. But not this young.<p>A group of four middle schoolers from Torrance, California, spent their summer vacation building BankIt, a simple game inspired by Flappy Bird. Their parents wanted them to learn …

17 Lifestyle Fanatics Share Their Secrets to Success

Too many people settle for less than they deserve in life. This has lead to a majority of people reporting they are not happy. If we're going to change this, (and if we respect human life, we better) it's time to look for different ways of doing things. Seventeen successful lifestyle fanatics would …

Tiny Wireless Earbuds Could Be Damn Near Invisible When In Use

Two tiny, cylindrical earbuds that could be great–if you don’t lose them.<p>Earin, currently attracting tons of money on Kickstarter, is a tiny wireless earbud product that’s a bit different from anything currently on the market–and by doing things so differently, it might be the first pair of …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Meet Mobile Odin, a must-have app for flashing Android phone or tablet software

Modifying the operating system on an Android(s goog) device has been an arcane process for years. There’s a benefit to knowing the process of …

Elon Musk opens up Tesla patents to everyone

The Tesla Model S just became the world's first open-source car.<p>Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla Motors Inc., said Thursday that he was opening up the electric car company's patents to all comers.<p>"Technology leadership is not defined by patents, which history has repeatedly shown to be small …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Psst! Wearable Devices Could Make Big Tech Leaps, Into Your Ear

It's early evening on a Thursday and you're at a networking event, balancing a small plate of appetizers in one hand. Someone comes up to you to say hello. She acts like you've met before, but you can't recall where.<p>"It's Jackie Barnes," she says.<p>"Jackie Barnes," you repeat like you remember. "It's …

After years of sleek smartphones, people now want something weird

The most exciting thing about Google’s Project Ara, a modular phone that customers can build and rebuild to their own specifications indefinitely, isn’t that it’s so customizable. What’s really crazy about Ara is that it looks like a clunky toy when compared to smartphones currently on the …

Mobile Technology

BluClik remote helps keep hands on wheel, not phone

For many older cars, plugging your phone into the auxiliary audio input is one of the easiest, most universal ways to bring your digital audio library and a wide range of streaming media apps with you on the road. The problem with this analog connection is that it's unidirectional; you still need …

Your Next Cooking Oil Could Come From Hemp

A new strain of hemp produces oil with all the qualities needed for fine frying.<p>Agricultural hemp produces strong and decay-resistant fibers, a versatile oil, and requires little in the way of herbicides, since it outcompetes weeds. Hemp oil isn't widely used for cooking, though, partially because …

Ukraine President Yanukovych sacks army chief amid crisis

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1054000/1054450_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532536117_88e1b7212a6402b0058636557ad662f2<p><b>Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has sacked the head of the armed forces, Col Gen Volodymyr Zamana, according to the president's website.</b><p>The move …

Russia

The man behind OnLive has a plan to fix your terrible cellphone service

Steve Perlman, the creator of the defunct game-streaming service OnLive, claims he has the answer to slow wireless service. pWave is a new type of wireless antenna that creates a miniature "bubble" of wireless connectivity around every device, solving congestion even in busy areas like sports …

Is pCell the Holy Grail of wireless networking?

Serial entrepreneur Steve Perlman claims that his new patented technology can create the wireless network of our dreams.<p>His invention, pCell, theoretically delivers on the long-sought dream of ubiquitous, fast Internet, with the reliability and consistency previously only achievable through a wired …