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#HappyBirthday! Hashtag turns 10

Thursday  01:00,   24 august 2017
AFP

The hashtag, the symbol attached to keywords to tag topics online, on Wednesday celebrates 10 years making social media just a bit more navigable. Pay 0% Interest Until August 2018 With This Card See The Card Sponsored by NextAdvisor [...]

SpaceX unveils peek at sleek new spacesuit

Thursday  00:05,   24 august 2017
AFP

<p>SpaceX's chief executive Elon Musk gave a sneak peek Wednesday at the California-based company's futuristic new spacesuit.</p>In an Instagram post, the sleek, white material appears lighter weight than the bulky spacesuits worn by[...]

Galaxy Note 8 first look: Sharp phone with few surprises

Wednesday  21:25,   23 august 2017
USA TODAY

Samsung wants to give customers another reason to love the Note. On Wednesday, the South Korean electronics giant introduced the Galaxy Note 8, its latest flagship Note device and the successor to last year’s ill-fated and combustible Galaxy Note[...]

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 8

Wednesday  20:24,   23 august 2017
CBS News

South Korean tech giant's largest phone has two rear cameras and an improved battery check functionSamsung released its newest phone, the Galaxy Note 8, on Wednesday with both the usual fanfare and a dose of humility, thanking customers for[...]

Samsung, Apple could remedy stagnant smartphone sales

Wednesday  20:22,   23 august 2017
USA TODAY

SAN FRANCISCO — Samsung is ready to unpack a new Galaxy smartphone Wednesday. Apple is expected to follow suit, with its 10th-anniversary iPhone, next month.&nbsp;The world's two-biggest smartphone sellers, in rapid succession, are making major[...]

Microsoft built a hardware platform for real-time AI

Wednesday  18:11,   23 august 2017
Engadget

In many cases, you want AI to work with info as it happens. That virtual assistant needs to respond within a few seconds at most, and a smart security camera needs to send an alert while intruders are still within sight. Microsoft knows this very[...]

Nasa powers up Orion spacecraft that will carry man to the moon, Mars and beyond for the first time

Wednesday  18:00,   23 august 2017
International Business Times

Nasa and Lockheed Martin engineers powered up Tuesday (22 August) the latest version of the Orion spacecraft that will eventually carry humans to the moon, Mars and beyond.&nbsp;Nasa and Lockheed Martin engineers powered up Tuesday (22 August)[...]

Dolby is now designing speakers for laptops

Wednesday  17:03,   23 august 2017
The Verge

Dolby Labs, the San Francisco-based company best known for Dolby Atmos audio tools and Dolby Vision imaging technology, is now setting its sights on screens that are decidedly much smaller than theater screens: our laptops.&nbsp;The company said [...]

LG V30+ Confirmed By Leaked Logo

Wednesday  17:02,   23 august 2017
International Business Times

The LG V30+ is expected to come with larger storage capacity, but the rest of its features might be the same as the regular LG V30.Notorious leaker Evan Blass has shared what appears to be the official logo for the LG V30+ on his Twitter page. Blass [...]

Apple's next self-driving phase is an employee shuttle

Wednesday  17:02,   23 august 2017
Engadget

Apple famously planned to build an entire self-driving car, but abandoned that idea to focus on autonomous vehicle technology à la Uber and Waymo.&nbsp;We already know, thanks to many leaks and rumors, that Apple hired "hundreds" of engineers[...]

500 Apps Removed From Google Play Store For Spyware

Wednesday  17:02,   23 august 2017
International Business Times

<p>Google has removed more than 500 Android apps from the Google Play Store marketplace after it was discovered advertising software used by the apps could be exploited and used to install spyware on handsets.</p>Putting users at risk was a[...]

Robot makers slow to address danger risk - researchers

Wednesday  17:02,   23 august 2017
Reuters

<p>Researchers who warned half a dozen robot manufacturers in January about nearly 50 vulnerabilities in their home, business and industrial robots, say only a few of the problems have been addressed.</p>The researchers, Cesar Cerrudo and[...]

4 hidden Mac tweaks to speed up your computer

Wednesday  12:36,   23 august 2017
Popular Science

Take macOS to the next level. Get your Mac working like new again. It happens to the best of machines—after a few years of use, it just doesn't run as smoothly or quickly as it used to. Luckily, a few tweaks under the hood can rev up the[...]

Hulu will soon merge its two iOS apps into one

Wednesday  12:36,   23 august 2017
Engadget

Say goodbye to confusing one Hulu app on your iOS device for another. Soon, the streaming service will condense both of them into a single one and phase out the Hulu Live TV app introduced earlier this year when the livestreaming service[...]

Facebook wants to end the ‘I read it on Facebook’ problem

Wednesday  09:05,   23 august 2017
MSN

Facebook today announced a feature designed to increase visibility on the platform. Publishers, as of today, can add several logos to a new Brand Asset Library (shown below).&nbsp;© Provided by The Next Web The reason we’re seeing the feature[...]