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3 Google Pixel 2 Devices Coming In 2017?

Tuesday  15:36,   25 april 2017
International Business Times

The existence of a third Pixel device was first indicated by some reports in March.It seems that the company might cash in on that success by launching three devices in the Pixel series this year. The company has been launching two flagship[...]

How to remove Unroll.me from your Gmail account

Tuesday  15:35,   25 april 2017
CNET

If you didn't like how this inbox management service sold customer data, here's how to delete your account.As it turns out, Unroll.me was also packaging up some user data and selling it for profit. Specifically, The New York Times reports[...]

Apple cuts App Store affiliate commission from 7% to 2.5%

Tuesday  15:35,   25 april 2017
TechCrunch

Apple just sent an email to members of the App Store affiliate program saying that App Store commissions will be reduced from 7 percent to 2.5 percent on May 1st — that’s a 64 percent cut. While this change will have no effect on App Store users, it [...]

Peggy Whitson Breaks US Record for Most Time in Space by an Astronaut

Tuesday  11:07,   25 april 2017
MSN

Peggy Whitson has made space history, again. Currently orbiting Earth as commander of the International Space Station, Whitson on Monday (April 24) flew past the record for the most days in space by an American. At 1:27 a.m. EDT (0527 GMT), she[...]

This is Google Jump’s next-generation VR camera rig

Tuesday  11:06,   25 april 2017
The Verge

Chinese company Yi Technology has made a name for itself in the last two years by releasing some surprisingly capable GoPro competitors. The Yi Halo is a $17,999 17-camera monster capable of shooting stereoscopic video in 8K resolution at[...]

'Super Mario Run' gets an update, if you're still playing

Tuesday  11:06,   25 april 2017
Engadget

The first Nintendo game that came out on smartphones, Super Mario Run, got its first update since launching on Android last month. Assuming anyone's still rocking and hopping in the mobile Mushroom Kingdom, they can finally track friends down by[...]

ABB, IBM team up on industrial artificial intelligence

Tuesday  11:06,   25 april 2017
Reuters

ABB has sealed a collaboration agreement with International Business Machines Corp, the Swiss engineering company said on Tuesday, the latest step in its efforts to ramp up its presence in digital technology and the internet of things. In a joint[...]

LinkedIn reaches half a billion users

Tuesday  07:50,   25 april 2017
CNET

The professional network hits the 500 million member milestone.LinkedIn said Monday that it's now crossed the 500 million member threshold. The total is up from the 467 million the professional network announced in[...]

This is the 'flying car' backed by Google's co-founder

Tuesday  07:30,   25 april 2017
USA TODAY

While we all wait for fully self-driving vehicles to make their debut in showrooms nationwide, another hot concept is preparing to take flight later this year: the flying car. On Monday, Kitty Hawk — the startup earning an investment from Google[...]

Amazon team is researching self-driving tech: report

Tuesday  07:30,   25 april 2017
USA TODAY

Amazon has a team studying the ramifications of self-driving car technology on its business, although at present the online retailing giant does not have plans to build a fleet of autonomous delivery vehicles. The team consists of a dozen[...]

Google Photos for iOS beams images to your TV with AirPlay

Tuesday  07:30,   25 april 2017
Engadget

Google has been improving its Photos app for a while now, adding features like automatic white balance, compensation for wobbly video, social photo editing tools and even improving Apple's own Live Photos.The Google Photos service and app came[...]

Tag Heuer's 'modular' smartwatch isn't actually modular

Tuesday  07:30,   25 april 2017
Engadget

Webster's dictionary may define "modular" as "constructed with standardized units," but in tech, that buzzword has a slightly different meaning. A modular device usually has swappable components that bring additional[...]

The iPhone 8 may be very hard to get until 2018

Tuesday  06:55,   25 april 2017
The Verge

It’s sounding more and more like the iPhone 8 won’t arrive until nearly the end of 2017, a couple months after Apple usually introduces new iPhones.  The latest sign comes from Ming-Chi Kuo, the reliable KGI Securities analyst, who says[...]

The iPhone 8 may be very hard to get until 2018

Tuesday  06:55,   25 april 2017
The Verge

It’s sounding more and more like the iPhone 8 won’t arrive until nearly the end of 2017, a couple months after Apple usually introduces new iPhones.  The latest sign comes from Ming-Chi Kuo, the reliable KGI Securities analyst, who says[...]

HipChat resets all passwords after hackers break in

Tuesday  06:55,   25 april 2017
Engadget

Today, Hipchat alerted its users that someone broke into one of its servers through a vulnerability in a third-party library. According to the service's blog post, the attacker might have gotten access to user information (including name,[...]