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As I get ready to walk at my college graduation next week, I have more gratitude for one thing above all: YouTube. YouTube was my go to while doing homework, prepping for exams or just when I needed to refresh a term meant. SEE ALSO: The time has come to remove Facebook from your life […]

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Google’s messaging app Allo — one of the several confusingly similar communication apps Google has launched in the past year or so — has a new trick: It can create a Bitmoji-like, cartoon version of yourself.  Even better, Google’s using a neural network, an artificial intelligence of sorts, to do it.  SEE ALSO: Google’s plan […]

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First shoes, then liquids, and now laptops. With reports suggesting the airplane cabin laptop ban may soon expand from flights originating in eight Middle Eastern and African countries to parts of Europe, it’s clear that our computers have now joined the list of things we have to worry about when flying.  However, some big questions […]

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A UK company wants to build massive-scale simulations of reality, and they just raised $502 million to do it.  The Series B funding round, led by Softbank, values the company at over $1 billion. The money will be used to develop Improbable’s technology, in particular its SpatialOS cloud-based operating system (currently in beta), which allows […]

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You read that right: Samsung still hasn’t given up on flip phones.  In fact, the company — as reported by Korea’s ET News, via The Investor — is preparing to launch a new model in Korea soon. SEE ALSO: Check out Samsung’s latest ‘Gear VR’ and ‘Gear 360’ The device, named SM-W2017, appears to be […]

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The Apple Watch could be used to detect a heart condition that causes over 100,000 strokes every year, according to a new study.  Heart health app Cardiogram and researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Cardiology Health eHeart project teamed up to take a closer look at just how effective the Watch can […]

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It wasn’t that long ago when Windows Phone was an important topic at Microsoft’s Build developer conference. But you’d be hard-pressed to tell from watching this year’s keynotes. Like last year’s event, no one in the parade of Microsoft executives who took the stage made any mention of Windows Phone. Except for that one moment. […]

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Satya Nadella changed Microsoft. That’s the assessment of Microsoft Executive VP for Windows and Devices Terry Myerson who was recalling the very first staff meeting with the newly installed CEO three years ago. “He deeply was convicted about refreshing our mission statement,” said Myerson, who sat down with me a few weeks ago, just hours […]

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Hey Apple: WTF is going on in Germany? The Cupertino company might be up to something on the down low in Deutschland, according to Business Insider‘s Sam Shead. The reporter investigated rumors of a secret Apple office focused on automotive development in Berlin, following an initial leak last year that Apple was snatching up German […]

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Life may soon get more complicated for anyone flying from Europe to the U.S. The U.S. is reportedly considering an expansion of the March electronics ban, which forbids anyone from carrying a laptop into a plane cabin if they’re flying from eight Middle Eastern and African countries. If the U.S. Department of Homeland Security does […]

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You must use at least one uppercase letter, a symbol, and a number. Or, wait, maybe not.  According to the experts at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), some of the password-strength requirements drilled into our skulls over the years are actually not that helpful.  What’s worse, they may be counterproductive.  SEE ALSO: […]

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A redesigned iPad Pro might be announced next month. 9to5Mac has obtained an image of what it claims is an inventory listing for cases for an iPad Pro with a 10.5-inch screen — an iPad that doesn’t exist yet. SEE ALSO: Apple sends out press invites for June 5 WWDC keynote According to the listing, […]

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