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AT&T on track to cover 1.1M rural locations with fixed wireless LTE this year

AT&T's Igal Elbaz, SVP of the company's wireless technology operations, said that the operator today covers roughly 880,000 customer locations with its LTE fixed wireless technology. And he said AT&T expects to reach its previously announced goal of 1.1 million locations by the end of this year. "We know that fixed wireless works," Elbaz said…

This viral video shows how the Pixel’s live voice transcription absolutely destroys the iPhone’s (and why it matters)

We all know Google's speech transcription technology is really, really, really good. Not only is it the best in the industry, it's doing it without a data connection: Pixels have been transcribing audio on-device for some time now, and that's been owed to Google's extremely impressive transcription algorithms that utilize machine learning hardware on its…

Rossen Reports: Privacy fears on contact tracing apps

Rossen Reports: Privacy fears on contact tracing apps Hide Transcript Show Transcript Hi. Yeah. These contact tracing APS tell you if you've been exposed to someone with Kobe 19. I'm seeing a lot of confusion about this online. Is it automatically tracking my every move? How do I turn it on? How do I turn…

With $84 million in new cash, Commonwealth Fusion is on track for a demonstration fusion reactor by 2025

Commonwealth Fusion Systems closed on its latest $84 million in new funding two weeks ago. The U.S. was still very much in the lockdown phase and getting a deal done, especially a multi-million dollar investment in a new technology aiming to make commercial nuclear fusion a reality after decades of hype, was “an interesting thing”…

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Shadowrun Returns Is Coming Out In June; Thanks To Gracious Support From Kickstarter

Harebrained Schemes has announced that Kickstarted game Shadowrun Returns will be released in June, which isn't very far away...
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Microsoft can nearly eliminate background noise in video...

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…

10 Beautiful Airbnb Places In Europe To Visit...

With the end of 2015 coming up, we're...

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Bionic eye with better vision than humans coming in five years

The world's first 3D artificial eyeball -- capable of outperforming the human eye in some ways -- may help droves of people who are partially or fully blind in as little as five years, according to experts.Researchers from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have devised an electrochemical eye whose structure and performance mimic those of…

U.S. strikes at a Huawei prize: chip juggernaut HiSilicon

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The latest U.S. government action against China’s Huawei takes direct aim the company’s HiSilicon chip division—a business that in a few short years has become central to China’s ambitions in semiconductor technology but will now lose access to tools that are central to its success. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. flag and a…

Alabama 1 of 3 states to sign on with Google, Apple for coronavirus contact tracing app

Alabama is teaming with Apple and Google on a new coronavirus tracing app. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)APAlabama is one of three states to sign on with Google and Apple for a new contact tracing app designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus.Alabama, North Dakota and South Carolina have signed agreement with the tech giants to…

AI Supercomputer

An illustrated Kevin Scott, Microsoft’s chief technology officer, talks about building one of the world’s largest, cloud-hosted supercomputers and the benefits of it to accelerate projects large and small at Microsoft Build 2020.Learn more: https://news.microsoft.com/build2020/Art by Craighton Bermanhttps://studio.craightonberman.com/Subscribe to Microsoft on YouTube here: https://aka.ms/SubscribeToYouTubeFollow us on social: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/micr... Twitter: https://twitter.com/MicrosoftFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/Microsoft/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/microsoft/For more…

Microsoft releases Windows Terminal 1.0

Microsoft revealed in May 2019 that it was working on an open source terminal application for Windows which it called Windows Terminal. The company released the first preview of Windows Terminal in June 2019 and regular updates in the months that followed. Yesterday, the company announced that Windows Terminal 1.0 is available. The first stable…

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Making the Grade: How do you choose between iPad, Chromebook, and laptop?

During the past few weeks, we’ve been looking at overhauling a K–12 network, and all that goes into that. While we’ve not covered everything, we have included some essential items like a firewall and Wi-Fi. This week, we will move on to discussing device selection. A lot of your software decisions will be based on…

Twitter will remove dubious 5G tweets ‘that could potentially cause harm’

Ever since it first started rolling out, 5G skeptics have attempted to link the next-gen cellular technology to all manner of health issues. Most recently, it’s become an easy scapegoat for the global COVID-19 pandemic, given the rapid rise of both. Conspiracy theories have gained such a foothold that vigilantes have taken matters into their…

File Sharing to Hack A Dictatorship: By Sending Subverse Bundles of Counter-Propaganda Via Helium Balloons.

How do you get human rights messages to ordinary North Koreans when TV, radio, the internet and press are...

These are the Under Armour-designed suits for Virgin Galactic’s space tourists

A day after NASA debuted the space suits set to be worn by the first woman on the moon, Virgin Galactic showed of its own gear at an event in New York. Created in collaboration with fitness wear company, Under Armour, the gear is designed for wear by Virgins …

Bluetooth just got its most important update in 20 years

Bluetooth just got its most important update in 20 years - CNN

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Coronavirus in NYC: Magnolia Installs UV Lights to Battle Spread of Disease

There’s no cure or vaccine for COVID-19 yet, but restaurants are apparently willing to try anything to ease people’s concerns for the return — including installing newfangled lightbulbs that supposedly kill viruses without harming the human body. Crowd-favorite Magnolia Bakery is gearing up to welcome customers by adding new ultraviolet lights that reportedly kill off…

Stab yourself to save Earth, Amazon Alexa tells owner

Several technology champions such as Elon Musk for long have been sceptical about the strides made in Artificial Intelligence, as the new-age gadgets and robots if equipped with independent thinking capability, may harm humans in the future. While others counter it by saying that the machine learning-powered AI will unburden people of menial tasks. Now, a…

Startup headed by ex-Apple engineer aims to eliminate smartphone buttons

(Reuters) - Sentons, a startup led by chip industry veterans, on Thursday began marketing technology that aims to do away with gadget buttons and said it is working with two smartphone makers in addition to an existing contract with Asus Computer Inc (2357.TW). Jess Lee, Chief Executive Officer of technology startup Sentons Inc, demonstrates the…
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New leak says you shouldn’t expect Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (Update)

Update, May 11 2020 (8:22 AM ET): It looks like we have even more Galaxy Note 20 series leaks courtesy of a display industry insider. DSCC executive Ross Young tweeted that Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 Plus will have a slightly bigger screen (from 6.8 inches to 6.87 inches), as well as a 3,096 x 1,444…

The Dark Atmospheric Imagery of London Based Ellen Rogers

English photographer Ellen Rogers grew up as military child and took inspiration from her amateur-photographer Father. She started making ‘art photography’ at a young...

Huge leak might’ve revealed Samsung’s price for the Galaxy Fold 2

Samsung has had a tough year when it comes to marketing and selling foldable phones. That’s not because the technology isn’t interesting to consumers, but because the first phone Samsung ever made turned out to be a lot easier to damage than we’d have liked. The Galaxy Fold required several fixes that would prevent screen…

CES 2020: checking in with 2019’s best tech one year later

Each and every CES, technology companies pull out all the stops to show off the boldest, most outlandish, and experimental products to wow the public, impress journalists, and plant flags in the sand that competitors will take note of. Sometimes, that means a ludicrously large and expensive television or, in some cases, a modular gaming…

Inspirational Typography From The Hands Of Sean Wes

Introducing Sean Wes, a typographer who's quite inspiring.           All images © Sean McCabe. For more information, check out his TV Video Series.

Maker of dreams and artificial humans: Meet Pranav Mistry, the brain behind new Neon project

Written by Nandagopal Rajan | Las Vegas | Updated: January 13, 2020 11:30:08 am Pranav Mistry, president and CEO of Star Labs, at the Las Vegas Convention Centre. (Express photo/Nandagopal Rajan)The NEON stall at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was an anomaly — it had no products to show, just some large screens with…

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Intel CEO No Longer Interested In Chasing Majority Market Share In CPU, Talks 10nm Problems, 7nm Roadmap And More

A featured concept image of Intel Xe GPU. Image credits: Cristiano Siqueira (@CSiqueira97) Just like AMD, Intel also presented at the annual Credit Suisse technology conference and Bob Swan, Intel's CEO, had some very interesting thoughts to share about his vision for Intel. For what I believe is the first time, Bob frankly admitted that…

Virtual buttons could make your 2020 phone more waterproof

Like the bright orange power button on Google's Pixel 4? It could become a relic, replaced by virtual buttons. Stephen Shankland/CNET This story is part of CES 2020. Our editors bring you complete CES coverage and scour the showroom floor for the hottest new tech gadgets around. Get ready to say bye to buttons. Next…

The Meticulous and Detailed Sculptures Of Glassed Layers By Ben Young

Raised in Waihi Beach, New Zealand now residing in Sydney, Australia, Ben Young is a self-taught artist who has been making glass sculpture for...

A Newly Developed Fusion Engine Could Cut Down Travel To Mars In Only 30 Days

It's not just science fiction anymore, NASA, and plenty of private individuals, want to put mankind on Mars. Now a team at the University...

Animal Double Exposure Portraits By Norwegian Visual Artist Andreas Lie

Norwegian visual artist Andreas Lie merges verdant landscapes and photographs of animals to creates subtle double exposure portraits. Snowy mountain peaks and thick forests...

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OnePlus’ second 5G phone will be a T-Mobile exclusive

OnePlus 5G strategy has marked something of a shift for a company that has traditionally prided itself in a slow and steady approach to new features. Following the arrival of the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G this summer, the company is announcing its second 5G device for…

Beautiful British Studio Design for Hong Kong Polytechnic University

This asymmetric, wavy monolith is the first building in Hong Kong from architect Zaha Hadid’s British studio. The Jockey Club Innovation Tower will house...

Apple In Talks With James Bond Franchise, Pac-12 Conference To Boost New TV Service: WSJ

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) earlier this year held talks with Beverly Hills-based media company MGM Holdings, Inc. and the San Fransisco-based athletic collegium Pac-12 Conference to explore possible cooperation for its new video-on-demand service, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.What HappenedThe Cupertino-based technology giant launched the Apple TV+ service in November, priced at $4.99…

Divesting from one facial recognition startup, Microsoft ends outside investments in the tech

Microsoft is pulling out of an investment in an Israeli facial recognition technology developer as part of a broader policy shift to halt any minority investments in facial recognition startups, the company announced late last week. The decision to withdraw its investment from AnyVision, an Israeli company developing facial recognition software, came as a result…

2020 might be the year of reasonably okay foldable PCs, maybe

“We will bend it for you,” an Intel representative told Vjeran, The Verge’s video director, at our CES meeting. “Three times maximum.” This did not make me think that Intel is particularly confident in the durability of its foldable PC. That’s fair enough, really. It’s only meant to be a reference design, as Intel isn’t…

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 internet by the alias of...
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Samsung Brings 5G to World by Shipping More than 6.7 Million Galaxy 5G Devices in 2019

Consumers are eager for a new mobile experience as Samsung looks to expand its 5G Portfolio to bring next-generation technology to more people in 2020 Samsung Electronics today announced that in 2019 it shipped more than 6.7 million Galaxy 5G smartphones globally, giving consumers the ability to experience next-generation speed and performance.1 As of November 2019,…

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…

Witness Spooky Evidence of Snapchat’s New Face-Swapping Feature

Gif: SnapSometimes social media dipsomania comes into harsh relief, as it did today when the technology wars manifested themselves as the ability to superimpose your face on a cat: aka, Snapchat’s new social drug “Cameos.” It’s terrifying.As TechCrunch first reported, Snapchat has selectively released a beta version of a feature which allows users to scan…

Airbnb’s New Year’s Eve guest volume shows its falling growth rate

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. It’s finally 2020, the year that should bring us a direct listing from home-sharing giant Airbnb, a technology company valued at tens of billions of dollars. The company’s flotation will be a key event in…

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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…

8 tech gadgets that work offline

New York (CNN)It's been a brutal year for data breaches and tech gadget hacks. Technology has unquestionably made life easier in many ways, butbeing connected to the internet opens up a whole host of concerns. Let's recall thehacker from December 2018 who sp…

Sonos, Squeezed by the Tech Giants, Sues Google

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — In 2013, Sonos scored a coup when Google agreed to design its music service to work easily with Sonos’s home speakers. For the project, Sonos handed over the effective blueprints to its speakers.It felt like a harmless move, Sonos executives said. Google was an internet company and didn’t make speakers. The…
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New leak says you shouldn’t expect Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra (Update)

Update, May 11 2020 (8:22 AM ET): It looks like we have even more Galaxy Note 20 series leaks courtesy of a display industry insider. DSCC executive Ross Young tweeted that Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 Plus will have a slightly bigger screen (from 6.8 inches to 6.87 inches), as well as a 3,096 x 1,444…

Snow and Ice Pose a Vexing Obstacle for Self-Driving Cars

In late 2018, Krzysztof Czarnecki, a professor at Canada’s University of Waterloo, built a self-driving car and trained it to navigate surrounding neighborhoods with an annotated driving data set from researchers in Germany.The vehicle worked well enough to begin with, recognizing Canadian cars and pedestrians just as well as German ones. But then Czarnecki took…

Chromecast vs. Google Cast: What’s the difference?

Best answer: Simply put, Chromecast is the consumer-facing Google branding for its streaming products, sold as standalone dongles or built into smart TVs, connected speakers, smart displays, and Android TV boxes. Google Cast is the media streaming protocol for software developers that want to to add Chromecast compatibility into apps.The best 4K dongle: Chromecast Ultra…

OnePlus’ second 5G phone will be a T-Mobile exclusive

OnePlus 5G strategy has marked something of a shift for a company that has traditionally prided itself in a slow and steady approach to new features. Following the arrival of the OnePlus 7 Pro 5G this summer, the company is announcing its second 5G device for…

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Tile announces partnership with Intel to track missing PCs

Tile has announced a partnership with Intel to bring its tracking technology to laptops in order to help customers track down misplaced or stolen PCs. Intel will be providing “updated solutions” to OEMs later this year, which means we might start seeing Tile laptops in late 2020 or early 2021. Tile trackers connect, via Bluetooth,…

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...

Apple and Google partner on COVID-19 contact tracing technology

Across the world, governments and health authorities are working together to find solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, to protect people and get society back up and running. Software developers are contributing by crafting technical tools to help combat the virus and save lives. In this spirit of collaboration, Google and Apple are announcing a joint…

How to restore the old Firefox address bar

@Bill Gates I’ll try to keep this in a matter of fact manner, as otherwise the fanboy horde will again accuse me of trolling. > i dont see any problem here. The problem is that, in Firefox, privacy is opt-in while the anti-features are opt-out. Very few people change the default settings, therefore defaults matter.…