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John Carmack stepping down as CTO of Oculus to work on AI

John Carmack, the chief technology officer of Facebook’s VR subsidiary Oculus, is stepping down this week. Carmack posted the news on Facebook today, saying he plans to focus his time instead on artificial general intelligence. He will remain in a “consulting CTO” position at Oculus, where he will “still have a voice” in the development…

Fossil’s new Hybrid HR smartwatch has an always-on display and 2+ weeks of battery life

Fossil Group executive vice president Steve Evans mused at one point a few months ago about how much the health and wellness industry has converged with modern smartwatch technology — a comment that also tracks the arc of Fossil’s new product announcements and releases of late, which include a growing line of feature-rich smartwatches for…

Samsung Gives First Look at Clamshell Design for Folding Phone

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Adobe Photoshop Camera Release Info

Adobe just announced a new app that will essentially allow users to utilize select Photoshop editing features directly through a smartphone’s camera. Aptly named Photoshop Camera, the app marks a step for Adobe towards creating product for a wider consumer audience that expands upon its core user group of professionals and designers. “The core genesis…

Technology

Everton to sign midfielder Fernando as replacement for Fellaini

Everton have agreed a £15 million deal for Porto midfielder Fernando – this basically means that Marouane Fellaini is on...
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Microsoft can nearly eliminate background noise in video chats now

James Martin/CNET Microsoft's been using artificial intelligence technology to teach computers to automatically create closed-captions for voice chats and meetings, teach apps to create to-dos just by listening to you talk, and translate what people are saying in different languages in real time. Now, the company's taking on background noise.The software giant said Monday it's…

Microsoft Edge: Check Out the Web Browser’s New Logo

The Edge web browser gets a new logo that doesn't remind us of Internet Explorer at all, and that's likely on purpose as Microsoft shifts toward Chromium-based technology. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. The Edge web browser looks a bit different…

The Mavic Mini is the Right Drone for Most Photographers

Consumer drones were first released in 2010, and over the years, the technology, size and price have improved considerably. The DJI Mavic 2 Pro, for example, folds up to the size of a brick, features a Hasselblad-badged 20MP camera, and cost about $1550. But unless you’re a photographer who specializes in aerial photography, the cost…

Got an early iPhone or iPad? Update now or turn it into a paperweight

If you own an Apple iPhone 5, iPhone 4s or one of the early iPads with cellular connectivity, your device is about to be turned into a vintage technology paperweight by the GPS rollover problem that we wrote about in April. Before we explain why, we should say it is possible to avoid this fate…

How to Manually Enable RCS on Android Right Now

It’s been a while since Google announced plans to push RCS adoption so that Android users could finally move on from the outdated SMS technology, but most users are stuck waiting for their mobile carriers to flip the switch at some point in 2020—that is, unless you decide to take matters into your own hands…

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A Rare Look Into The Guidelines That Google’s Graphic Design Team Follow

In April 2011, Larry Page took the reins as Google’s CEO. He didn’t waste any time getting down to...

Galaxy Factions: New for iOS – A Galaxy-Based RTS similar to COC with Some Beautiful Twists

If you're an iOS gamer, you have to be oblivious to literally have no knowledge of Clash of Clans,...

Gallery: Art by Shitty Watercolour a fantastic Artist & Painter

Hector Janse van Rensburg is a 19 year old from the United Kingdom who publishes "shitty watercolours" on the...

RealTime Robotics scores $11.7M Series A to help robots avoid collisions

One of the major challenges facing engineers as they develop more agile robots is helping them move through space while avoiding collisions, especially in a dynamic environment. RealTime Robotics, a Boston-based startup announced an $11.7 million Series A inv…

The 14 Beautifully Gorgeous NASA Issued Posters To Promote Future Space Travel

NASA's Voyager mission took advantage of a once-every-175-year alignment of the outer planets for a grand tour of the...

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Fossil’s new Hybrid HR smartwatch has an always-on display and 2+ weeks of battery life

Fossil Group executive vice president Steve Evans mused at one point a few months ago about how much the health and wellness industry has converged with modern smartwatch technology — a comment that also tracks the arc of Fossil’s new product announcements and releases of late, which include a growing line of feature-rich smartwatches for…

Surface Pro X represents a major design evolution, runs custom mobile CPU

In addition to updates to the refreshed Surface Pro 7 and Surface Laptop 3, Microsoft introduced a new entry to its Surface lineup: Surface Pro X. Whereas the Surface Pro 7 kept things safe with a familiar design, the Surface X represents a major overhaul with a forward-looking design and features. In a glimpse at…

Unlimited Clean Energy For The World In Less Than 20 Years? Lockheed Martin Thinks So

Remember back in the early turn of the century, when official like news promised that we'd have nuclear powered cars by the '70s and...
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Microsoft acknowledges Windows 10 Start Menu issue on Answers forum

by Martin Brinkmann on October 12, 2019 in Windows - Last Update: October 12, 2019 - 10 commentsSome Windows 10 users reported issues with the Windows 10 Start Menu after installing the KB4517389  on computer systems running the operating system. Microsoft released the cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1903 and Windows Server 1903 on…

Free 15 Day Wi-Fi from Forbes Magazine

Like other tech companies, Microsoft has advertised some of its products in the past by offering free Wi-Fi in public places like subways and...

Opendoor appoints CFO, CPO

Opendoor has named Gautam Gupta its chief financial officer and chief business offer, critical roles as the business continues to alter the way in which homes are bought and sold. Uber’s former head of finance, Gupta joined the $3.8 billion home-selling platf…

NYC Judge Gives The OK To Taxi Riders Using Apps To Hail Cabs

In times past, a person who could stick a couple fingers in her mouth and whistle down a yellow cab on the streets of...

Neptune’s Pride 2: Triton. The Online Board Game With Depth

Neptune’s Pride 2 is the most exciting game I’m never going to play. The sequel to the space strategy backstab-’em-up has just been updated...

New lithium-ion battery design that’s 2,000 times more powerful, recharges 1,000 times faster

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new lithium-ion battery technology that is 2,000 times more powerful than comparable batteries....

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Coming Soon: Free As In Freedom Skype Replacement; tox.chat

Sick of hearing about how the government is encroaching on your private data? I'm sure you're beginning to learn about software and data that's privatized, kept out of the government's hands, and our first to recommend: tox.chat "TOX Secure messaging...

Compact Swytch Kit converts any bike to an e-bike for sustainable transport

Swytch switched. Following up on its successful 2017 crowd-funded e-bike conversion kit launch, London-based Swytch Technology is at it again. In designing a new model that is 50% lighter and 70% smaller than the original, CTO Dmitro Khroma says the team has created the “smallest and lightest e-Bike system that is possible with today’s technology.”…

Starbucks Drops ATT For Google Wi-Fi

The massive coffee chain has very recently opted to use Google Wi-Fi to give U.S. customers up to 10-times faster network speeds. Starbucks customers...

Coming Soon: Free As In Freedom Skype Replacement; tox.chat

Sick of hearing about how the government is encroaching on your private data? I'm sure you're beginning to learn about software and data that's...

A Glance At The Inside of North Korea

Here's the latest from amateur photographer Cyrus Patrick, who took a trip with the National Geographic foundation across the border before tensions got high....

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Use Bitcoin To Make A Backup Of Your Genome…

Genecoin samples your DNA, turns it into data, and stores it in the world’s most powerful supercomputer: the Bitcoin network. The company is still...

NASA Admits They Are Working To Travel Faster Than The Speed Of Light.

NASA is currently working on the first practical field test toward the possibility of faster than light travel. Traveling faster than light has always been...

Arsenal Sign Mesut Ozil

Ozil, 24, joins Arsenal from Real Madrid where he made a total of 159 appearances in three years. During that time he won both...

The Ultimate In Collecting Digital Art Online: A Look Into Neon Mob.

NeonMob is a platform and community for discovering and collecting awesome, original, limited-edition, digital art. For those who grew up collecting comic books, cards,...

Porsche has a new, cheaper version of the all-electric Taycan

Porsche introduced Monday the Taycan 4S, a third version of its all-electric vehicle. The 4S, which will offer a performance battery plus option, looks like the Taycan that Porsche unveiled in September. And indeed, inside all of the Taycans, including the 4…

John Carmack stepping down as CTO of Oculus to work on AI

John Carmack, the chief technology officer of Facebook’s VR subsidiary Oculus, is stepping down this week. Carmack posted the news on Facebook today, saying he plans to focus his time instead on artificial general intelligence. He will remain in a “consulting CTO” position at Oculus, where he will “still have a voice” in the development…
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Music

Lyft Now Includes Bikes, Subways, Scooters & More in Addition to Ride-Share Vehicles

1 of 6 2 of 6 3 of 6 4 of 6 5 of 6 6 of 6 Lyft has just announced that it will be expanding its platform outside of ride-share vehicles to accommodate all forms of available transportation modes, including bikes, shared rides, scooter, walking to and taking the subway, bus and car…

Meet Gentry Underwood: The Man Who Sold His App, “Mailbox”, to Dropbox for $100 million.

Boy, are we jealous. While many dream of designing an app that will sell for millions, one man had this dream fulfilled when his...

Neptune’s Pride 2: Triton. The Online Board Game With Depth

Neptune’s Pride 2 is the most exciting game I’m never going to play. The sequel to the space strategy backstab-’em-up has just been updated...

Invention of near futuristic headlights that will turn rain invisible to the driver.

You've probably been there before, perhaps driving in the middle of a deep blizzard or in intensive rain conditions that you you can barely...

Sport News

An Interesting Idea To Keep Drunks Off the Streets: Amsterdam Level

The imaginative approach to the problem of anti-social behavior demonstrates typical Dutch pragmatism which could be found shocking in other countries, but not here....

Check out: The Title Track from M83’s score of Oblivion, featuring Susanne Sundfør

M83's Anthony Gonzalez provided the score for this summer's Tom Cruise sci-fi film; Oblivion. He's already shared the track "StarWaves" but now, here's the...

Planetary Dance: A Celestial Choreography

There is to be a rare celestial choreography in the night sky from May 24 until the end of the month involving three of...
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Why War is Killing Less of Us Than Ever – A Paradox Explained By Kurzgesagt With Criticism

We live in the most peaceful time in human history. Wait, what? Seriously? That can't be right, there are more wars than ever! Well,...

Enormous, Bloodthirsty Mosquitos Are Invading Florida

A massive breed of highly aggressive mosquitos known as "Gallnippers" have invaded central Florida, joining drug-addled cannibals, gun-wielding Neighborhood Watch members, and the entire...

Neptune’s Pride 2: Triton. The Online Board Game With Depth

Neptune’s Pride 2 is the most exciting game I’m never going to play. The sequel to the space strategy backstab-’em-up has just been updated...

Eclipse: New Dawn For The Galaxy – Board Game To App

Eclipse development is finally done they say. No more waiting and you can finally put out your torches and drop the pitchforks. The game...

TV

Mark Zuckerberg wants a brain-reading device to ‘control something in virtual or augmented reality’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg got candid with the company's intention of creating wearables that can read people's brains. At an ongoing discussion series run by Facebook, Zuckerberg talked about the idea of technology that can translate brain signals into us…

The 14 Beautifully Gorgeous NASA Issued Posters To Promote Future Space Travel

NASA's Voyager mission took advantage of a once-every-175-year alignment of the outer planets for a grand tour of the solar system. The twin spacecraft...

Coming Soon: Free As In Freedom Skype Replacement; tox.chat

Sick of hearing about how the government is encroaching on your private data? I'm sure you're beginning to learn about software and data that's...

Everton Move 5 Players

Everton have agreed deals which will see three new faces arrive at Goodison Park, with two players departing the Blues. Marouane Fellaini has moved to Manchester...