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Lenovo reveals AR glasses and AI-driven smart speaker concepts

Lenovo has been sharing some of its visions of the future at its annual Tech World Innovation summit in Shanghai. If the next generation augmented reality, digital assistant and health monitoring concepts are any indication, the company is getting ready

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Lenovo reveals AR glasses and AI-driven smart speaker concepts

Lenovo has been sharing some of its visions of the future at its annual Tech World Innovation summit in Shanghai. If the next generation augmented reality, digital assistant and health monitoring concepts are any indication, the company is getting ready

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Amazon Spark is a shopping social network for iOS

Over the years Amazon has spread its wings in various directions, and the latest venture sees the online shopping giant dipping its toe into the waters of social networking. While not strictly a social network, Amazon Spark has many of

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Department of Homeland Security lifts airline laptop ban

The Department of Homeland Security has lifted the ban on laptops on flights into the US from Middle Eastern and North African countries. The controversial ban, introduced by the Trump administration back in March, was almost extended to all international

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Chinese brands have invaded Indonesia’s fast-growing smartphone market

 If you’re looking for a market with smartphone sales growth potential then India usually comes to mind, but the market is moving forward with much promise in Indonesia, the world’s sixth largest country. A new report from IDC shows that

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"Empowering" robots could replace the Three Laws of Robotics

Isaac Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics are versatile and simple enough that they still persist 75 years after he first coined them. But our current world, where robots and AI agents are cleaning our houses, driving our cars and working

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"Empowering" robots could replace the Three Laws of Robotics

Isaac Asimov’s Three Laws of Robotics are versatile and simple enough that they still persist 75 years after he first coined them. But our current world, where robots and AI agents are cleaning our houses, driving our cars and working

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Microsoft unveils a Cortana-powered thermostat

 The latest addition to the smart thermostat space is a product that includes Microsoft’s Cortana virtual assistant. We’re all familiar with the rise of the internet-enabled thermostats, thanks to the development of companies like Nest, and now Microsoft is entering

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BMW G310R review: Beginner bikers can now buy Bavarian

BMW came out of nowhere to dominate the adventure, retro and supersport markets, and with the 313cc G310R it’s hoping to do the same with its first learner-focused machine. This little beast is capable, confident, quick, and very competitively priced,

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BMW G310R review: Beginner bikers can now buy Bavarian

BMW came out of nowhere to dominate the adventure, retro and supersport markets, and with the 313cc G310R it’s hoping to do the same with its first learner-focused machine. This little beast is capable, confident, quick, and very competitively priced,

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Mighty Networks founder Gina Bianchini on building a business in silicon valley

 In episode two of Founder’s Corner, Gina Bianchini, the founder and CEO of Mighty Networks, joins host and Omidyar Network partner Shripriya Mahesh to discuss her mission of empowering people to connect around their passions and pulls back the curtain

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Stanford’s search and rescue snake robot grows into its role

If you ever find yourself stuck in a disaster zone, your rescuer could take on some unexpected forms, like a drone or a cyborg cockroach – and now we can add a soft robotic snake to the mix. A Stanford

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Stanford’s search and rescue snake robot grows into its role

If you ever find yourself stuck in a disaster zone, your rescuer could take on some unexpected forms, like a drone or a cyborg cockroach – and now we can add a soft robotic snake to the mix. A Stanford

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Crunch Report | NBC Launches News Broadcast for Snapchat

NBC launches news broadcast for Snapchat, Tim Draper invests in an Iron Man suit and SoftBank invests massively in three startups. All this on Crunch Report! Read More Go to Source

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Dow Jones server leaks personal info of 2.2 million customers

Private information of more than two million customers of the Dow Jones publishing agency have been exposed online. According to the IB Times, a configuration error on the Dow Jones & Co. cloud storage server led to sensitive information including names, addresses,

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Qualcomm CEO: Apple dispute will be settled out of court

Apple and Qualcomm might be fighting hard in the courtroom, but that’s not where the battle is going to end. That’s according to the latter company’s CEO, who believes the issue will most likely be settled out of the court.

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Fighting Alzheimer’s: It’s all in how you slice it

Building on research that identified a rare genetic mutation in Italian people that leads to the early onset of Alzheimer’s and one in Icelandic people that delays the onset of the condition, a researcher at the University of British Columbia

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Fighting Alzheimer’s: It’s all in how you slice it

Building on research that identified a rare genetic mutation in Italian people that leads to the early onset of Alzheimer’s and one in Icelandic people that delays the onset of the condition, a researcher at the University of British Columbia

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The virtual used car dealership Shift raises $38 million

 Shift, the online used car reseller that takes the crappy dealership out of the sales experience, has raised $38 million in its latest round of funding. The company, which is wildly popular among millennials that still buy cars, managed to raise

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The final 75 tickets are now available for the TechCrunch Summer Party at August Capital

 The TechCrunch Summer Party is a thing of tradition and we hope you can make it out this year. As in years past we’ll gather on the spacious grounds of August Capital in Menlo Park and enjoy an evening of

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