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2901, 2018

Billionaire Bill Gates on the impact of A.I.: ‘Certainly’ we can look forward to longer vacations

By | January 29th, 2018|

There have been some dour predictions about the potential of artificial intelligence from some high-profile technologists. For example, billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has said AI will be more dangerous than North Korea. Legendary physicist Stephen Hawking

2301, 2018

The Apple HomePod ships February 9 for $349, available to order this Friday

By | January 23rd, 2018|

Apple is finally shipping the HomePod. The device will ship on February 9, seven months after its announcement at WWDC 2017. It will cost $349 and limited at launch to the US, UK and Australian

2301, 2018

Snapchat will now let you share some Stories outside the app

By | January 23rd, 2018|

There’s no getting around the fact that Snapchat has a user growth problem, so it’s smart that the company is making it easier for people who like and use Snapchat to share content they find

2301, 2018

Facebook hires the scientist who helped build IBM Watson to lead A.I. expansion

By | January 23rd, 2018|

IBM's former chief scientist for big data, Jérôme Pesenti, is joining Facebook to hold the new position of vice president of artificial intelligence. Yann LeCun, who has been head of artificial intelligence research at Facebook

2101, 2018

Ledger raises another $75 million to become the leader in cryptocurrency hardware wallets

By | January 21st, 2018|

Ledger just raised an impressive Series B round of $75 million (€61 million), led by Draper Esprit. The startup already raised a $7 million round last year. But the cryptocurrency mania probably made it easy to raise

2101, 2018

Yahoo Finance launches social savings app Tanda, an alternative to credit cards

By | January 21st, 2018|

Yahoo Finance today launched a new app called Tanda that allows small groups of either five or nine people to save money together for short-term goals. The app uses the concept of a “money pool” – that

2101, 2018

Inside Oculus and Black Eyed Peas’ VR comic book

By | January 21st, 2018|

hen people view VR, it’s an over-sensory experience like ‘What the fuck?!’ ” will.i.am says, wildly spinning his head around as you can see in the GIF below. That was the Black Eyed Peas’ frontman’s

901, 2018

Ethereum co-creator Steven Nerayoff says the cryptocurrency’s value could triple in 2018

By | January 9th, 2018|

Ethereum co-creator Steven Nerayoff said businesses in a wide variety of industries are starting to take note of what value ethereum's protocol could offer them. Nerayoff attributes increased usage to ethereum's ability to process transactions

901, 2018

This gadget takes a 3D picture of your face in just seconds

By | January 9th, 2018|

  This gadget takes a 3D picture of your face in just seconds Bellus3D is a new gadget that can scan 3D images of your face in seconds. It's launching for developers this year and

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