Archive for July, 2014

Microsoft wants to be part of Judgment Day, too: Introducing the Project Adam artificial intelligence

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Microsoft has unveiled Project Adam, its new artificial intelligence that it claims is 50 times faster than comparable state-of-the-art systems deployed by the likes of Google. Adam can look at an image of almost anything and tell you exactly what it is; it can even differentiate between a Pembroke and Cardigan corgi. While image classification […]

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10 things you didn’t know Google Search could do.

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Zerg Rush: Kill the O’s before they eat up your search results! Google can be your tip calculator. Tilt it, for no reason. Check out the sunrise time according to your location. Search for recursion, and enter an endless loop of “did you mean”‘s. Know the founders of a company. It can also give you […]

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Leaked build of Windows 9 shows reborn Start menu, Metro apps running on the Desktop

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Over the last couple of days, screenshots that purport to be from an early build of Windows 9 (Threshold) have leaked online. Most notably, one of these screenshots includes the new, resurrected Start menu that Microsoft first showed off at its Build conference in April. Another screenshot shows Metro apps running in a window on […]

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Curiosity finds massive metal meteorite on Mars as it moves into more dangerous, exciting territory

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NASA’s Curiosity rover has encountered a massive iron meteorite on Mars. At roughly two meters (6.5 feet) wide, and who knows how much beneath the surface, the meteorite (dubbed “Lebanon”) might be the largest ever discovered on Mars. In other news, Curiosity recently celebrated its first Martian anniversary on the Red Planet (almost two Earth […]

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Russia’s new “Batmobile”.

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Russia wants to make Bruce Wayn proud. Usually trams tend to be memorable, but this one embraces the future. You can’t accuse UralVagonZavod (UVZ) of being behind the times with its new Russia One, though. To begin with, it looks like the Batmobile on a closed track. The forward-tilted windshield helps the conductor spot pedestrians, […]

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Bittorrent tests the waters with paywall bundles for TV and music

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BitTorrent is set to dabble in paywalls by teaming up with an independent producer for a sci-fi series called “Children of the Machine.” Rapid Eye Studios will produce and fund the $1 million pilot, which will revolve around teenagers, global warming and technology gone awry. BitTorrent has worked with TV makers and major studios in […]

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How kids react to an old Game Boy..is kind of sad.

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How kids react to an old Game Boy..is kind of sad.

It’s sad that with all this new technology, the post millennium kids find old gen games boring and not entertaining. The Fine Brothers asked today’s youth to try out an old Nintendo Game Boy – which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. And yes, it’s sad because this will make you feel old…besides the Chinese […]

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BlackBerry Is One Of The Hottest Stocks Of 2014, no joke.

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This is not a hoax, but BlackBerry, you know, the butt of most cell phone jokes, is mounting an impressive comeback. BlackBerry’s stock (NASDAQ:BBRY) is up 50% on the year and one of the best performers in its sector. BlackBerry has been written off as dead countless times. The company is often viewed as a […]

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