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Why these faces do not belong to 'real' people
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 18:43

Nvidia has been developing algorithms to generate photorealistic faces. BBC News - Technology

Graphcore raises $50M amid a flurry of AI chip activity
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:50

 While some of the largest chip manufacturers are looking to shift their focus onto the GPU for their biggest machine learnings, there’s a ...

Qualcomm draws up plans to rebuff Broadcom's $103 billion offer: sources
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 14:51

(Reuters) - U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is making preparations to reject rival Broadcom Ltd's $ 103 billion bid as early as this week, four people ...

Where Self-Driving Cars Go to Learn
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:47

Arizona’s promise to keep the driverless car industry free of regulations has attracted dozens of companies, including Uber, Waymo and Lyft. NYT > ...

The first voyager to another star may be a worm or a tardigrade
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:45

An ambassador to aliens?SPACE is cold. So, when launching dogs for early space missions, Soviet rocket scientists chose strays like Laika that had sur...

Arab springs and AI winters
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 08:55

 Remember the Arab Spring? “Revolution 2.0”? Remember how we imagined, full of triumphal optimism, that social media would become the...

Uber confirms SoftBank has agreed to invest billions
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 07:46

 The paperwork’s done! The long-anticipated SoftBank Group investment into Uber has been agreed upon, a spokesperson confirms to TechCrunch...

SoftBank looks to finalize Uber investment today
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 05:40

 After months of talks, SoftBank Group is close to finalizing its investment in Uber. Multiple sources tell TechCrunch that the deal is expected ...

Uber ‘Express POOL’ offers the cheapest fare if you’ll walk a little
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 03:49

 Uber’s found a way to shave another 25 percent or so off the price of a ride. Uber Express POOL asks you to walk up to a few blocks to y...

Russian Twitter accounts tried to influence the UK's EU departure
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 02:43

Russia's attempt to influence Western politics through Twitter certainly wasn't limited to the 2016 American elections. Wired and New Knowl...

Smelly farms may succumb to subtle science
  • Mon, 13 Nov 2017 00:44

I love the smell of para-cresol in the morningFARMYARDS smell. There is no getting away from that. They smell because of the excrement produced by the...

Apple TV 4K review: The high price of polish
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 23:41

The Apple TV 4K probably shouldn’t cost $ 179. That’s $ 110 more than several other 4K HDR streaming devices, including the Roku Streaming Stick...

Frozen treats, other supplies rocketing toward space station
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 22:44

A stash of ice cream and other supplies is headed to the International Space Station, this time from cold Virginia ABC News: Technology

What Protects Elephants from Cancer?
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 19:41

Elephants did not evolve to become huge animals until after they turned a bit of genetic junk into a unique defense against inevitable tumors. Feed: ...

'We still need to eat': Tech boom creates working homeless
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 18:47

San Francisco is well-known for its homeless population, but the homeless crisis has been spreading rapidly into Silicon Valley as the tech boom has l...

7Com eyes upcountry retail IT
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 16:39

SET-listed IT retail chain Com7 Plc has joined hands with Kasikornbank (KBank) to launch a franchise business model to tap into opportunities upcountr...

Uber’s new Asia chief wants to work with governments and taxi firms not against them
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 14:54

 New CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been vocal in pledging to reform Uber’s toxic culture to take the business to the next level — and u...

Top-Rated App Teaches Character Development
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 13:40

Complete social-emotional learning units in a neat and tidy package Techlearning RSS Feed

A randomised trial shows that the power of the press is real
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 12:57

MALCOLM X, an American political activist, described the media as the most powerful entity on Earth, “because they control the minds of the masses...

Hasbro offers to buy Mattel as tech pressures the toy world
  • Sun, 12 Nov 2017 11:40

Toys 'R' Us may not be the only major casualty of technology's influence on the toy industry. Wall Street Journal sources claim that H...

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