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(Update: Mate 9 Pro leaked too) Huawei Mate 9 render leaked

<i>Update:</i> Blass later tweeted a follow-up render of the Hauwei Mate 9 Pro, the high-end curved-screen variant of the Mate 9.<p>The Huawei Mate 9 has once again been leaked in render form by Evan Blass on Twitter. The device is to be unveiled officially at an even in Munich on November 3, but the leaks …

Mobile Technology

GE Builds 'Digital Foundry' Locations, Where Physics + Analytics Intersect

In the world of so-called ‘digital transformation’ in Internet land, it’s easy to forget that (largely positive) disruption has been happening for decades. Back in 1889 in the time of Thomas Edison, electricity was just about as new-fangled as cloud computing is today.<p>The fabulously named Vincent …

Internet of Things

Razer Blade Pro packs Nvidia 1080, but is almost as thin as MacBook Pro

Razer has spent much of the last few years trying to dispel the notion that you need a super bulky laptop for serious gaming chops, and made waves with its svelte Blade and Blade Stealth.<p>Now the company is giving its largest laptop line, the 17-inch Blade Pro, a big jolt of life by cramming a …

The Ockel Sirius A is a mobile computer that runs Windows 10

Around 10 years ago, before the rise of the smartphone, there was a brief moment when it looked like mobile devices were going to take a very different direction. Ultra-mobile PCs — small, even pocket-sized Windows computers that ran the same full versions of Windows XP or Vista as your desktop, …

Windows 10

Cisco says it can cut live pirate video streams

It's relatively easy for content providers to take down pirated videos when they're uploaded to the web, but stopping live streams is another matter. Just ask anyone who has watched a bootleg stream for a pay-per-view boxing match or the Super Bowl -- new streams usually pop up faster than the …

AT&T Goes From 'Dumb Pipe' To Media Giant With $85 Billion Time Warner Deal

AT&T’s $85.4 billion acquisition of Time Warner is the biggest and latest merger between a telecommunications provider and a media company, and the latest sign that the world’s biggest communications, media and technology companies are slowly encouraging on one another’s territories.<p>For the last …

Media Industry

With jet dream dashed, Porter turns to slower growth

Porter Airlines CEO Robert Deluce is still holding on to the idea of flying CSeries jets one day, but knows it’s probably a far-off dream.<p>“We’ve kept …

Scientists explain how happiness makes us less creative

Corporations intent on making employees more engaged and creative are focusing on happiness as the answer. Chief Happiness Officer is an actual job at many companies.<p>But most scientists say that creativity calls on persistence and problem-solving skills, not positivity. Computational scientist Anna …

Creativity