Samsung unveils Galaxy Note8 at New York event

Samsung unveiled its eagerly-anticipated Galaxy Note8 device, the successor to its ill-fated Note7, at a glitzy event in New York on Wednesday.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/23/samsung-unveils-galaxy-note8-at-new-york-event.html

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MIT Research Could Make Neural Networks Portable

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Having a neural network locally on your mobile device could be hugely beneficial, and it may be possible thanks to research from a team at MIT.

The post MIT Research Could Make Neural Networks Portable appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/252689-mit-research-make-neural-networks-portable?source=Computing

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Apple shows off VR on new Mac, iPhone

Apple nodded to several up-and-coming technology trends, unveiling new device features touching on virtual reality, online privacy and a form of artificial intelligence called machine learning.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/05/apple-shows-off-vr-on-new-mac-iphone.html

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VW’s Diesel Defeat Devices Finally Located, Cracked Wide Open

It’s taken a few years, but researchers have found VW’s defeat device code within its vehicles. It’s a doozy.

The post VW’s Diesel Defeat Devices Finally Located, Cracked Wide Open appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/249891-vws-diesel-defeat-devices-finally-located-cracked-wide-open?source=Computing

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Windows 10 S on the Surface Laptop Will Be Locked to Edge and Bing

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The more we hear about how Windows 10 S works, the less sense this device makes.

The post Windows 10 S on the Surface Laptop Will Be Locked to Edge and Bing appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248770-windows-10-s-surface-laptop-will-locked-edge-bing?source=Computing

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How to listen to everything Amazon Echo has ever heard

If you own an Amazon Echo, you probably know its strange secret: The device records a lot of what you say. Deep inside that dark tower, Echo keeps a vast trove of recordings. Your voice is preserved. Your friends’ voices are preserved. Anyone who has ever been to your house and said, “Alexa!” has contributed to its great library of human sound.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/15/how-to-listen-to-everything-amazon-echo-has-ever-heard.html

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New uses for your old phone, tablet, or laptop

How to breathe new life into an outdated device

Just because one of the gadgets you own has become outdated doesn’t mean you have to trash it. There are lots of ways to give your hardware a second life.

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/new-uses-for-old-phone-laptop-tablet-device?dom=rss-default&src=syn

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Personalization, Simplicity Key to Smart Home Device Adoption


Continued innovation and messaging are crucial for smart safety and security device manufacturers that want to capitalize on new opportunities in the emerging Internet of Things. Early adopters of smart devices are often drawn to the innovative design and technological gadgetry. However, mass market adoption depends on clear and compelling value propositions that appeal to the masses when they seek a solution for a personal use case. Several challenges exist to meet those demands, and new use case options will impact the smart home segment.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84259.html?rss=1

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Old-school security goes modern: BenjiLock brings fingerprint tech to the padlock

BenjiLock’s forthcoming device will allow users to utilize up to four distinct fingerprints when it launches in the third quarter of 2017.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/05/old-school-security-goes-modern-benjilock-brings-fingerprint-tech-to-padlock.html

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Mattel touts Aristotle, an Amazon Echo-style device for children

Toymaker Mattel is planning Aristotle by Nabi, a smart baby monitor device that can also interact with your toddler and answer his or her questions.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/01/04/mattel-touts-aristotle-amazon-echo-style-device-for-children.html

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Florida police have cell phone surveillance tech, report says

You may or may not have heard of a StingRay— it’s a controversial surveillance device that, by acting like a cell tower, can find your cell phone’s location and other info.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/28/florida-police-have-cell-phone-surveillance-tech-report-says.html

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