News: Tech & Science

Google has reportedly launched a new AI-focused venture capital program

Saturday  06:20,   27 may 2017
TechCrunch

Google has launched a new venture capital program focused on artificial intelligence.Google declined to comment on the report, which states that the initiative will be led by longtime Google VP of engineering Anna Patterson and involve a rotating[...]

7 Facebook tips for power users

Saturday  05:25,   27 may 2017
USA TODAY

All over the world, Facebook has taken hold of our social lives. But Facebook has become more than just a virtual lounge for hanging out with family and friends. You can also broadcast live on Facebook. Here's how to learn a few insider[...]

7 Facebook tips for power users

Saturday  05:25,   27 may 2017
USA TODAY

All over the world, Facebook has taken hold of our social lives. But Facebook has become more than just a virtual lounge for hanging out with family and friends. You can also broadcast live on Facebook. Here's how to learn a few insider[...]

5 things to consider before buying your next pair of wireless headphones

Friday  20:00,   26 may 2017
MSN

For most people, wired headphones are simply too inconvenient to use on a daily basis. However, wireless headphones offer an entirely different experience that should not be[...]

Oculus can now officially keep up if you want to move in VR

Friday  20:00,   26 may 2017
CNET

The latest update to the virtual reality headset adds full support for room-scale motion tracking. Put on a headset, start a game, and if you take a step in real life, your character in the game will move with you. The HTC Vive -- one of the Rift's [...]

Monstrous 'Earth-sized' cyclones on Jupiter

Friday  20:00,   26 may 2017
Sky News

A NASA spacecraft has spotted monstrous 'Earth-sized' cyclones churning over of the poles of Jupiter. The chaotic weather systems were observed by the Juno probe, which has been exploring the gas planet's cloud tops since last[...]

A Paris school is using AI to monitor distracted students

Friday  20:00,   26 may 2017
Engadget

For those of us who zone out during university lectures, the temptation multiplies when you taking classes from home. The bot will be used for two classes at the ESG Business school, including a 30 hour "street marketing" course, as part of [...]

PM urges action over online extremism

Friday  19:17,   26 may 2017
Sky News

Theresa May is to call on world leaders to step up pressure on internet companies to rid the web of extremist material in the wake of the Manchester terrorist attack. The Prime Minister will tell the G7 group of leading industrial nations that the[...]

PM urges action over online extremism

Friday  19:17,   26 may 2017
Sky News

Theresa May is to call on world leaders to step up pressure on internet companies to rid the web of extremist material in the wake of the Manchester terrorist attack. The Prime Minister will tell the G7 group of leading industrial nations that the[...]

PM urges action over online extremism

Friday  19:13,   26 may 2017
Sky News

Theresa May is to call on world leaders to step up pressure on internet companies to rid the web of extremist material in the wake of the Manchester terrorist attack. The Prime Minister will tell the G7 group of leading industrial nations that the[...]

Forget flat and curved, Samsung's new display stretches

Friday  16:15,   26 may 2017
CNET

The company has developed new OLED screen technology it says could eventually be used in wearables, cars and other devices.Samsung this week showed off new display technology that looks kind of like a trampoline. The 9.1-inch stretchable OLED[...]

Second-gen Moto 360 smartwatches will get Android Wear 2.0 soon

Friday  16:15,   26 may 2017
Engadget

A bunch of smartwatches got Android Wear 2.0 when it finally came out in April, but sadly, Moto 360 wasn't one of them. The long-delayed Wear 2.0 comes with a new user interface that was especially designed for computing on a tiny[...]

Samsung: Iris scanner hack highly improbable

Friday  16:15,   26 may 2017
CNET

After a video surfaced of hackers fooling a Galaxy S8 iris scanner, Samsung was quick to defend its technology.This week a German group of hackers named the Chaos Computer Club showed how you could trick the Galaxy S8's iris scanner with a[...]

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Is A Mid-Range Powerhouse

Friday  16:15,   26 may 2017
International Business Times

The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 features a large display and an even larger battery capacity.The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 features a 6.44-inch Full HD display. It’s flat screen and prominent bezels mean the device is physically large. The handset has dimensions of[...]

You’re more rational on a smartphone than on a PC

Friday  13:11,   26 may 2017
Engadget

A recent study found that smartphone users are more likely than PC users to make rational decisions when using their device.The researchers hypothesized that smartphones focus user attention on a single task, while PCs allow for more outside[...]