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Refine Pinterest Lens visual searches with text suggestions

2017 was a good year for Pinterest Lens users. Whether the feature helps you find recipes based on your brunch pics, offer style tips from the clothes you already own or gave you a hand with your Target shopping, the company's visual search is handy for a lot of things. In fact, Pinterest says Lens …

Hulu's Cloud DVR adds more control over what episodes to record

Along with 60fps support and some new options for Olympic viewing, Hulu is also improving its cloud DVR. Mimicking other DVR platforms, now Hulu TV subscribers will have more choices of what to record when they add a show to "My Stuff" for automatic recording. Instead of simply recording new …

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Posted by Rajesh Pandey on Jun 18, 2018<p>When the first iPhone X first launched, it was put through numerous drop tests to give interested consumers an …

The US wants cars to 'talk' to each other, sooner rather than later

The Department of Transportation wants America's cars to talk to each other, and it wants that to happen pretty soon. That's why Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced that legislation to make vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication a mandatory feature of new cars will be brought forward. At a speech …

Opera Confirms It Will Follow Google, Ditch WebKit for Blink

Google on Wednesday made a huge announcement to fork WebKit and build a new rendering engine called Blink. Opera, which only recently decided to replace its own Presto rendering engine for WebKit, has confirmed with TNW that it will be following suit.<p>“When we announced the move away from Presto, we …

What is Bitcoin and How Can I Get Some?

Regardless of your views of the Bitcoin currency, it’s become large enough and in enough market flux at the moment that we need to pay it mind. Today news is out that a major Bitcoin ‘wallet’ has shuttered. Also, market disruption caused the price of Bitcoin to fall precipitously.<p>Just as the …

Rakuten Announces $10 Million Fund For Asian Startups

Rakuten, Japan’s leading e-commerce platform, announced today it will establish a $10 million investment fund for startups and companies located in Asia.<p>The announcement was made at StartupAsia, Tech In Asia‘s two-day conference for the Asian tech community held in Singapore.<p>At the conference, Shin …

About.me Integrates YouTube, SoundCloud and Vimeo

Two months after About.me ‘bought itself back’ from AOL, spinning itself out as an independent company again, the personal-profile platform has announced that users can now embed YouTube, SoundCloud, Vimeo and blog content in their personal bio box.<p>Today’s announcement falls a month after the …

With Google Out, WebKit Developers Plan Removal of Chromium Code

With Google’s announcement yesterday to fork WebKit and build a new rendering engine called Blink, the WebKit team has announced plans to streamline the project. Since the rendering engine no longer needs to support the Chromium port, there’s a huge slew of code that can be removed.<p>Here’s the …

Detroit Electric reveals the SP:01 sports EV with stick shifting, traces of Tesla

Anyone who wanted a Tesla Roadster but showed up too late to the party (or too early) is about to get a second chance as soon as this year, if not quite in the way they expected. The Detroit Electric badge has been restored once more for the SP:01, a high-speed EV that shares Tesla's early use of a …

Sonnet Echo 15 Thunderbolt dock piles on 15 ports, optical drive, disk bay for $400

There are Thunderbolt docks, real and ethereal, and then there's this beast from Sonnet: the Echo 15. As implied by the name, it's lavished with 15 ports front and back, including four USB 3.0, two eSATA, two audio in and out, an extra Thunderbolt, GigE and FireWire800 ports. If you're thinking …

Visualized: an Earth-year through stunning NASA imagery (video)

Our planet had kind of a rough year in 2012, but thanks to its array of satellites and a certain floating lab, NASA documented every divine and terrifying moment from afar. On top of the usual beauty shots and time-lapses rendered by the ISS and true-color satellites, NASA also showed some …

Facebook Home official, replaces your app icons with social info (video)

Today Facebook finally took the wraps off Home, a suite of apps and a home screen replacement for Android phones. It's not just a new UI for launching apps however; it replaces the lockscreen with Cover Feed and prioritizes updates from people instead of apps. There is a standard paginated …