China marks a key private rocket launch

Posted by anton on May 21, 2018
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China marks a key private rocket launch American companies currently dominate the private spaceflight industry, but that might not be true for much longer. China’s OneSpace Technologies launched its first rocket on May 16th, effectively kicking off the era of private space transportation i… See More
Hands-on with the RED Hydrogen One Android phone with a 5.7-inch “holographic” display, coming to Verizon and AT&T sometime this summer starting at $1,195 (Dieter Bohn/The Verge) Dieter Bohn / The Verge:Hands-on with the RED Hydrogen One Android phone with a 5.7-inch “holographic” display, coming to Verizon and AT&T sometime this summer starting at $1,195  —  Come for the holograms, stay for the modules  —  We just got a look at the upcoming RED Hydrogen
Interviews with pioneers of AI and PM Justin Trudeau about the history of neural networks and how the Canadian government brought the AI researchers together (Ashlee Vance/Bloomberg) Ashlee Vance / Bloomberg:Interviews with pioneers of AI and PM Justin Trudeau about the history of neural networks and how the Canadian government brought the AI researchers together  —  Over the past five years, artificial intelligence has gone from perennial vaporware to one of the technology industry’s brightest
Chrome is killing its ‘Secure’ URL label in September The Chrome browser’s upcoming versions will focus on highlighting its negative security indicators, even going as far as sunsetting its positive ones. Chrome Security Product Manager Emily Schechter has announced that Chrome 69, which will be availab… See More
Pick up some moving insights into the future of mobility with Gett chief executive Dave Waiser in Tel Aviv Dave Waiser has been at the forefront of the mobility technology revolution in Israel for the past eight years, ever since he launched Gett in 2010. One of the last companies standing in the ultra-competitive global ride-sharing market, Gett has withstood competition from Didi Chuxing, Grab, Ola, Lyft and Uber and kept pace with those rivals
Sony will stop making physical PS Vita games in 2019 The PS Vita might still attract new fans thanks to indie releases and JRPGs like Persona 4 Golden, but they’re clearly not enough to prevent its impending death. According to Kotaku, Sony’s American and European divisions are ending the production of… See More

YouTube TV now has a voice remote app feature

Posted by anton on May 15, 2018
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YouTube TV now has a voice remote app feature We’re approaching a time when there will be no digital service without some form of voice control associated with it, and today Google is turning its attention to YouTube TV. You’ve already been able to send commands via your vocal chords to the YouTube TV service through Google Home speakers since last October. But if you’ve not access to a Google Assistant device, you’ll now be
Hear Liad Itzhak from Here and Oren Shoval of Via tackle autonomy and mobility as a service in Tel Aviv As technology transforms transportation, one of the key questions for the industry is how to address the evolution of mobility from a product to a service. Liad Itzhak, HERE Technologies The industry is moving away from one where automakers are selling cars, to a focus on selling transportation as a service — and the development
How the Code for Hire initiative in Afghanistan is helping young women fight inequality and poor employment opportunities by teaching them to code (Jalil Ahmad Rezayee/Reuters) Jalil Ahmad Rezayee / Reuters:How the Code for Hire initiative in Afghanistan is helping young women fight inequality and poor employment opportunities by teaching them to code  —  HERAT, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Think Super Mario Bros, but with an Afghan twist.  This is how Afghanistan’s first generation of female
Dealmaster: TCL’s new Roku TVs are here, so the old one is down to $500 today Enlarge / TCL looks to be clearing out inventory on last year’s Roku TVs. TCL has announced a one-day sale that marks its P605 Roku TV down to $500 at Best Buy. The Chinese tech firm says the deal will apply to stock at Best Buy’s retail stores and website, but the discount will only be available on May