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NASA and Google A.I. team up and discover a new planet

NASA and Google A.I. team up and discover a new planet

In what might be the biggest Google search of the decade, CNET reports that NASA has used Google’s machine learning technology to discover a new exopl ...
Top Tech Stories of the Week: Smartphone Battle, Nissan Leaf, Lightsaber

Top Tech Stories of the Week: Smartphone Battle, Nissan Leaf, Lightsaber

The Galaxy Note 8 and iPhone 8 Plus battle it out for photo supremacy in Japan Many of us will only ever use a smartphone, not a DSLR, to take pictu ...
Google Maps finally gets step-by-step transit navigation

Google Maps finally gets step-by-step transit navigation

Enlarge / Left: Google Maps Transit directions with the new "start" button. Center and right: the new transit navigation notification. You ...
YouTube launched a VR app on Steam, but it’s broken

YouTube launched a VR app on Steam, but it’s broken

Enlarge / The YouTube VR interface while playing back media.Samuel Axon Google has released its YouTube VR app, previously available o ...
Mannequins in space! Watch Jeff Bezos’ rocket company test a new crew capsule

Mannequins in space! Watch Jeff Bezos’ rocket company test a new crew capsule

Although SpaceX gets plenty of attention with its rocket launches and indisputably impressive landings, there are other companies out there tinkering ...
Hate needles? Pain-free injector blasts drugs into your body at Mach 0.7

Hate needles? Pain-free injector blasts drugs into your body at Mach 0.7

Outside of body art enthusiasts who, frankly, are probably too cool to hang out with us, no one likes getting a needle stuck in them. Fortunately, a s ...
Microsoft quietly snuck an ssh client and server into latest Windows 10 update

Microsoft quietly snuck an ssh client and server into latest Windows 10 update

In 2015, Microsoft announced its intent to bring OpenSSH, the widely used implementation of the secure shell (ssh) protocol used for ...
A.I. reads the Harry Potter series, then writes some absurd fan fiction

A.I. reads the Harry Potter series, then writes some absurd fan fiction

A new predictive text generation artificial intelligence took a go at writing a new Harry Potter story. From Ron eating Hermione's family to some wack ...
Apple to give Finisar $390 million to increase TrueDepth camera tech production

Apple to give Finisar $390 million to increase TrueDepth camera tech production

Enlarge / The Messages app has been augmented with a number of features that use the front-facing, 3D camera—including animojis. Today ...
Everything you need to know about Apple’s GymKit, now out in the US

Everything you need to know about Apple’s GymKit, now out in the US

Enlarge / Apple Watch Series 2.Valentina Palladino While the Apple Watch is seen by many as the ultimate wearable fitness tool, it's s ...
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