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Megan Bailey

Megan Bailey is a true journalist, but it wasn’t easy for her to find her true calling. She worked in a PC service all throughout her college and not she is using her hardware and software skills to write technology articles. The thing she loves most about her job is being able to keep tech lovers up to date with the recent trends.

Police Fines Google Car for Driving Too Slowly

"Google driverless car"

While human drivers get pulled over for DUI or speeding, Police fines Google car for driving too slowly. Google was quick to respond saying the car has been programmed to observe street rules, accordingly. There have been many headlines recently in relation to Google’s car and we assume this is absolutely normal considering the wonderful things that the vehicle can ...

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Cyber-Roaches to Be Future Heroes

Using remote technology, researchers at North Carolina State University will control cockroaches and use them to help find survivors in the case of a disaster. The roaches will be equipped with computer-chip backpacks, which will be used for data collection. After all the information is collected it will be transmitted to the emergency personnel. Alper Bozkurt, an assistant professor of ...

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Sony Will Discontinue Betamax Video Tapes

On Tuesday, Sony – a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation – announced on the company’s Japanese website that it will stop producing Betamax video tapes in March 2016. Betamax are videocassette recorders, as well as video tapes developed by Sony and first released in Japan in May 1975. Betamax was first introduced in the United States in November 1975. The company ceased to make ...

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Robots in Amsterdam Build 3D Printed Bridge

MX3D – a company in Amsterdam that develops robotic 3D print technology – is the creator of the new project, in which a 3D-printed metal footbridge shall be built by 2017. Tim Geurtjens, co-founder and chief technology officer at MX3D said that the bridge will be constructed by robots that ‘print’ layer upon layer of steel to create a solid ...

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First Drone Delivery Provider: Google, Facebook, or Amazon?

Google, Facebook, and Amazon have all expressed their wish to provide Internet access and drone delivery with the help of drones and balloons. The two Internet giants, Facebook and Google, want to develop new projects to broaden the Internet coverage and access for the remaining 57 percent of the population that still does not have access to the Internet. Facebook’s ...

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Tumblr Releases Its Instant Messenger for PC and Mobile

"woman using phone"

The Yahoo owned website has been missing an easy way to chat between users for a long time now, but as of this Tuesday, Tumblr releases its instant messenger for PC and mobile platforms. This change has been long awaited by fans, who until now only had the Fan Mail function to chat between themselves. The instant messaging system appears ...

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The Jetson TX1, Nvidia’s New Swing at a Mini-Computer

"old motherboard"

The multinational corporation known for its production of graphics cards and computer processors unveils the Jetson TX1, Nvidia’s new swing at a mini-computer. This little machine is expected to outperform the Intel Core i7 6700K Skylake CPU, even though it is the size of a regular credit card. The Jetson TX1 system-on-chip is similar to the Android Shield TV that ...

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‘Smart Reply’ Automatically Responds to Your E-mails

Google’s Inbox e-mail app has a new feature called Smart Reply, which is able to read incoming e-mails and send back an appropriate response. Machine learning, which understands the essence of an e-mail and writes various reply options, is used by Smart Reply. Computers use machine learning to recognise patterns and make judgements on their own with the help of ...

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TensorFlow Teaches Computers to Think Like Humans

Google’s TensorFlow – which is now free – helps train computers in artificial intelligence so that one day, computer systems may solve problems through planning, reasoning, and abstract thinking much like humans. Some business leaders and computer scientists believe that a breakthrough in the field of artificial intelligence may soon take place, but others are more sceptical and say that ...

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New Self-Navigating Drones Fly at High Speeds

A doctoral student at MIT built a drone that is able to avoid objects on its own, without the need for human assistance and without knowing the area beforehand. The drone – shown in a video clip posted by researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory – was able to avoid obstacles like trees, while flying ...

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