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Samsung Starts Shipping Ridiculous 15TB SSD

A lot of people have long forgotten – or are too young to know – about the much simpler times when the most storage we had was 1.44 MB on a floppy disk. Technology has come a long way since, as Samsung unveiled an SSD that sets the record much higher. The news about the 15 TB SSD (15.36 TB ...

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Google’s Self-Driving Cars Could Improve Seniors’ Mobility

Florence Swanson has witnessed practically the entire history of the modern car, and now, at 94, she was offered a ride in Google’s self-driving vehicle. She is officially the oldest person yet to ride in Google’s car of the future, and according to her statement, “you haven’t lived until you get in one of those cars.” After taking a half-hour ...

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Say “I’ll Pay with Google” and Keep Your Phone In Pocket

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Google is all about making its users’ experience better, so it’s rolling out today a pilot program that will help them pay without ever taking their wallets or phones out of their pockets. The new payment method is called Hands Free, and it allows your smartphone to connect with a point of sales system via your phone’s sensors. Seeing that ...

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Meta Launches Next Generation Augmented Reality Glasses

Seeing that augmented reality is predicted to become a $90 billion market by 2020, every company and their sister are trying to claim a stake in the industry of the future. So is Meta, the maker of a cool augmented reality (AR) system, which has already moved on to the ordering phase. Interested consumers can have the Meta 2 development ...

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Prestigious Turing Award Received by Inventors of Public Key Encryption

The prestigious Turing Award was given this year to the inventors of public key cryptography, in the context of a hot debate with Washington over the degree of protection we should have through encryption. On Tuesday, the Association for Computing Machinery announced the winners of the ACM Turing Award; Whitfield Diffie and Martin Hellman received the honor for their contributions ...

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Facebook Changes News Feed Algorithm to Favor Live Broadcasts

It doesn’t matter if it was broadcasted live if you missed that Zuckerberg talk or that sports event you were looking forward to. After realizing that users are three times more inclined to watch Live streams than saved ones, Facebook has changed its policy. From now on, the News Feed will favor live broadcasts, in an attempt to catch up ...

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Man on Electric Skateboard Sets Guinness World Record

Anyone who has ever fallen off their skateboard trying to ride it down the street knows how difficult it can be to ride one. However, Mischo Erban has mastered the art and then some, setting a new Guinness World Record for the highest speed on an electric skateboard. The 32-year-old has a passion for speed and has learned to “control ...

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DJI’s Upcoming Phantom 4 Drone Can Avoid Obstacles

Drones – they started out simple and have achieved incredible feats so far. The latest and most impressive model has proved that it can avoid obstacles while tracking humans. Part of DJI’s famous Phantom series, the Phantom 4 is neither an R&D project nor a prototype – it’s the most advanced consumer drone on the market. But its enhancements and ...

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Hound’s Virtual Assistant Faster and More Accurate than Siri

SoundHound is a pretty popular music recognition app, similar to Shazam. It listens to music you’re playing and tells you to the name of the song and the artist. However, SoundHound has expanded its horizon by working on a virtual assistant to outperform Google Now, Siri and Cortana. In the incubator for the past nine years, the app is now ...

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Gmail for Work Updates Data Loss Prevention Features

Google launched multiple new security features for Gmail users as part of the first major update since the Data Loss Prevention (DLP) service was announced last year. The DPL was rolled out for Google Apps Unlimited to help users and businesses keep confidential data out of emails. Today’s update was launched at the RSA Conference in San Francisco. With the ...

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