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Amazon ‘s Alexa dominating this Year’s CES

Amazon Echo with Alexa virtual assistant

It looks like Amazon is winning the battle for the best virtual voice assistant with their Alexa model. At least this is what we can extract from Alexa’s domination at this year’s CES. Companies like Apple, Samsung or Google might have lost the war in what concerns this kind of technology. Alexa’s domination at CES All the tech giants are ...

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Apple removed the New York Times app from Chinese app Store

Apple logo on a building during the night, with lights on a tree

Late last month, Apple eliminated any news app created by the New York Times from the Chinese app store. The company listened to a request from the Chinese authorities to do so. It all began in 2012 when the government started blocking the New York Times website. They did this because of an article which they published and which talked ...

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Samsung Galaxy S8 does not seem to have a Home Button Anymore

Samsung Galaxy S7 image, the gold model

Even if CES 2017 has attracted everyone’s attention these days, another piece of news made us look twice. The new reports are about two devices which will most probably be the best sellers of this year: iPhone 8 and Samsung Galaxy S8. Samsung will unveil their new Galaxy smartphone in just a few months whereas Apple will take a bit ...

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Logitech presented their New Wireless Gaming Headset

Logitech wireless gaming headset G533, seen for the first time, in jet black

Logitech announced the new G533 Wireless Gaming Headset and it just might be their most appealing pair of headphones ever. From the way it looks to what encompasses, the new headset incorporates performance and utility. It is different from previous headsets, but it still screams Logitech when you look at it. G533 Wireless Gaming Headset The previous two versions, the ...

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Zuckerberg ‘s 2017 Challenge: meet and talk to People in all 50 States

Mark Zuckerberg talking with the Facebook logo behind

Each year, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sets himself a challenge which he needs to complete by the end of the year. According to him, these challenges help him with his personal growth. Some of his previous ones included learning Mandarin, reading a book every week and building an Artificial Intelligence system for his house. For 2017, he wants to travel all around ...

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CES 2017 is Close. What to expect from it this Year

CES 2014, Samsung's booth

CES is the place where every year, in Las Vegas, some of the biggest tech companies in the industry gather to show off their new devices to the press. CES 2017 will not be much different than last years’ events. Many non-innovative devices and some which are truly interesting hidden behind the first ones. You might have to dig deep in ...

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Twitter ‘s China Chief leaves the Company

Twitter sticker with the logo on it, on a table

Twitter ‘s China executive Kathy Chen became part of the company just eight months ago. She was hired to deal with the company’s businesses in Greater China. Now, she made the announcement that she chose to leave Twitter following a restructuring in the Asian leg of the company. It is interesting because the Chinese authorities blocked Twitter back in 2009. ...

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Amazon receives Patent for Flying Warehouse for Drones

Amazon logo on white background

Recently, Amazon has received a patent for a flying warehouse. Some may wonder, for what? Well, this reportedly huge warehouse will serve as a launch pad for drones. This way, they will be able to deliver various items in a very short time, even minutes. Amazon will reportedly place those flying bases near the big cities and big sporting events. ...

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Twitter ‘s Jack Dorsey asks Users for Ideas for the Future

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey speaking on a stage

On Thursday, for more than six hours, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey had exchanges with users about new ideas, suggestions and how can the micro-blogging platform become even better. His initial message was What’s the most important thing you want to see Twitter improve or create in 2017? A wave of suggestions and ideas Thousands of users shared their opinions and Dorsey even ...

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Oculus reportedly bought a Danish Eye-Tracking Startup

Person testing an Oculus Rift

On Wednesday, Facebook’s Oculus confirmed that they acquired the Danish eye-tracking startup called The Eye Tribe. The company did not mention any price. This acquisition is important because in the near future, the users might be able to control their mobile or virtual reality experiences with just their eyes and their direction. The Eye Tribe For quite some time, The ...

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