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Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants to turn cloud-based AI into an extension of our brains

Elon Musk has been working on a Neuralink, a human-computer brain interface company, in whatever spare moments he has between running Tesla and also running SpaceX. Neuralink’s ultimate aim may actually be the most ambitious of all three of his companies, surprisingly, and a new exploration of the …

F-Secure buys Little Flocker to upgrade its Mac security play

Security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski revealed he was joining Apple earlier this month, and now it turns out his Mac security app, Little Flocker, has gone awol because it’s joining F-Secure.<p>The security firm said today it has acquired the behavioral based analysis app for Macs and macOS, which …

The 10 Best Beaches in the U.S.

<i>TripAdvisor users selected Siesta Beach, Siesta Key, Florida, as the best beach in the United States.</i><p>Going to the beach is the classic American …

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

January: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

Astronomers Just Found More Evidence of a New Type of Black Hole

Black holes keep getting stranger.<p>Black holes are among the most mysterious objects in the Universe. But they have one thing in common - most of the …

Astrophysics

Google boosts Snapseed by adding a Curves tool and fixing Face detection

It's as if Google finally realized that a real photo-editing app has Curves.<p>Snapseed is getting its first major update of the year. The photo-editing …

Android News

Dropbox Smart Sync lets you collaborate across Mac and Windows PCs

Last year, Dropbox introduced an interesting new feature called Project Infinite, which promised to let you view and access all of your files, whether they're on your hard drive or in the cloud. The idea here is that all your files will appear right there in your desktop, and you can view and make …

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Quantum Mechanics

Facebook to Build Its 3rd Data Center Outside U.S. in Denmark

The 608,161 square foot data center "will be one of the most advanced, energy-efficient data centers."<p>COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Facebook will build a 56,500 square meter (608,161 square foot) data center in central Denmark, its third such center outside the United States.<p>Facebook executive Niall …

Renewable Energy

ASUS' Raspberry Pi rival can play 4K video

Homebrew-friendly boards like the Raspberry Pi are great for do-it-yourself projects, but they seldom have the oomph needed to handle intensive tasks. That's where ASUS hopes to do better -- it quietly released its own device, the appropriately named Tinker Board. It's almost the same size as the …

The eight ultimate North American road trips handpicked by car experts revealed

If you’re planning on hitting the road in North America, an illustrated guide has been created to show eight ultimate road trips that you can take.<p>The trip routes have been personally researched, hand-picked and collated by WeBuyAnyCar.com, the UK’s largest car buying service.<p>The idea behind the …

How to Spend Less So You Can Travel More

One of the most common excuses for not traveling is finances. But one woman just proved that finances are arbitrary for those who are able to …

Amazon and Google fight crucial battle over voice recognition

The retail giant has a threatening lead over its rival with the Echo and Alexa, as questions remain over how the search engine can turn voice technology into revenue<p>Amazon and Google always thrive in the fourth quarter as people get out their wallets for Christmas. Both companies – or in Google’s …

Seven automotive trends to watch in 2017

DETROIT — Just how old is that hooptie in your driveway?<p>The average vehicle on American roads is nearly 12 years old, market research shows, as drivers hold on to their old, reliable wheels for longer stretches of time. That has held true even as more people than ever bought new cars last year — …

Honda CR-V

This week’s top stories: Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks, Android Wear 2.0 release date, Alphabet cuts Titan drone program & more

<b>In this week’s top stories:</b> Samsung Galaxy S8 curved renders, a possible Android Wear 2.0 release date, we go hands-on with Xiaomi Mi Mix and the new Nvidia Shield TV with Google Assistant, Alphabet cuts its former Titan drone program from X division, and much more.<p>We kicks things off with a look …

Android News

Where to travel every month of the year

In order to help plan your next trip, we consulted Lonely Planet's "Where to Go When" guide, which acts as a trip planner for every month of the year.<p>The guide provides 30 recommendations for each month of the year based on unmissable events, as well as which places are cheapest or have the best …

European Travel
Android News

#ICYMI: Popular Stories in Tech This Week (Week Ending January 13, 2017)

Apple celebrated the iPhone’s tenth birthday this week. CEO Tim Cook released a statement discussing the last decade of developments, telling users “the best is yet to come.” Papers filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission revealed Yahoo could be split in two, with part being renamed …

Amazon seeks to run wireless tests in Washington state

According to documents unearthed by Business Insider, Amazon Corporate has sought permission from the FCC to run tests of wireless technology prototypes in and around one of its facilities in Seattle, and outdoors in Kennewick, Washington, for unspecified purposes. The person who filed the request …

7 crazy concepts cars already unveiled in 2017

Concept cars are only getting crazier.<p>Automakers use concept cars as a way to showcase their vision for future production models. Sometimes, the cars are tame, though innovative, offering a realistic example of features to come. But more often than not, car makers pack concept cars with features …

Volkswagen

Electric GT unveils stripped-down Tesla Model S P100D with 2.0-sec 0 to 60 mph acceleration

Electric GT, an all-Tesla and all-electric racing championship, recently announced that they will use the Tesla Model S P100D instead of the Model S P85+ for their race car. They unveiled their modified version at the annual Autosport International Show in Birmingham today and claimed some …

Look at These Weird Clouds

These clouds are weird. Usually, clouds look like fluffy puffs or big, mean anvils. But these clouds... these clouds look like stripes. These clouds …

Ultralight 'Super-Material' Is 10 Times Stronger Than Steel

A spongy new super-material could be lighter than the flimsiest plastic yet 10 times stronger than steel.<p>The new super-material is made up of flecks of graphene squished and fused together into a vast, cobwebby network. The fluffy structure, which looks a bit like a psychedelic sea creature, is …

Engineering

Google Voice is getting an upgrade

Google’s somewhat aging VoIP calling service, Google Voice, is preparing to roll out a significant update, the company has confirmed. Several Google Voice users this week reported seeing an upgrade link touting “the new Google Voice” on the web version of the service, along with a link that would …

Top 10 2017 Science Fiction Novels I Want Now

2017 is here and, with it, new science fiction!<p>There are some great titles coming out this year. It is an exciting time for science fiction readers, …

Science Fiction

The 16 Best Cars of the 2017 Detroit Auto Show

The new Ford F-150, the tougher Toyota Camry, and many more cars, trucks, and concepts from the show floor.<p>The North American International Auto Show, otherwise known as the Detroit Show, is traditionally the big stage where automakers debut some of the most important cars and trucks. Things …

Kia Stinger

These Are TIME’s 50 Most Anticipated Video Games of 2017

Rise & Shine<p>I’m not sure how much the setup matters — another peaceful planet threatened by space baddies? — but studio Super Mega Team’s …

Amazon’s Alexa started ordering people dollhouses after hearing its name on TV

Check your settings<p>Children ordering (accidentally or otherwise) items from gadgets is nothing new. Major retailers have refunded purchases made by children playing with phones or computers, and with voice-activated devices making their way into homes, it’s a problem that parents will have to be on …

Samsung’s amazing Gear 3 smartwatch now has an official iOS app (update)

Watch nerds rejoice<p>It’s been a long-time coming, and long rumored, but it’s finally here: Today Samsung pushed live its iOS app for the company’s high-end Gear S2 and S3 smartwatches.<p>The Samsung Gear S app delivers support, tracking for the watch as well as the ability to download and install watch …