Washing machines can be 30 percent lighter thanks to new innovation

A student figured out how to remove the concrete counterweight from a washing machine, which reduces the weight and CO2 footprint of each machine substantially.

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Is that Chanel counterfeit? Artificial intelligence scanner distinguishes real from fake goods

A new machine-learning system developed by researchers from New York University is able to distinguish genuine and counterfeit products by analyzing microscopic characteristics that are invisible to the human eye.

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Guam accidentally broadcasts emergency alerts amid North Korea threats

After a week of threats from North Korea targeting the U.S. territory, two radio stations in Guam accidentally broadcast an emergency alert test to residents on the Pacific island.

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Facebook now has a dedicated Trending News section on mobile

Getting your news from Facebook may be getting a little easier. The social media giant has brought its redesigned Trending News section to mobile. iOS and Android users can enjoy the latest stories deemed most popular by others.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/15/facebook-now-has-dedicated-trending-news-section-on-mobile.html

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Tech execs condemn Charlottesville violence as Trump denounces KKK, white supremacists

Tech execs ranging from Apple CEO Tim Cook to Intel Brian Krzanich have tweeted their dismay and frustration regarding the Charlottesville protests that ended in violent tragedy.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/14/tech-execs-condemn-charlottesville-violence-as-trump-denounces-kkk-white-supremacists.html

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It's saliva! A new ultra-thin battery is powered by spit

Innovative researchers from Binghamton University, State University of New York have developed the next step in microbial fuel cells: a paper-like battery thats activated by saliva.

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Google mistreats conservative employees, California congressman says

A Republican congressman from California took to Twitter on Thursday, objecting to Google’s recent firing of an employee who criticized the tech giant’s left-leaning corporate culture.

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Cellular Apple Watch is coming soon, massive report claims

A late Friday scoop from Bloomberg and its star Apple reporter, Mark Gurman, suggests that Apple is going to release a cellular version of the Apple Watch before the end of the year.

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Arlo Baby monitor lets you watch your little one's every move

Baby monitors have been around for decades, but a new one from Netgear debuted this year that may be one of the most advanced and user-friendly.

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Microsoft Dumps Mobile References, Declares AI Top Priority in 2017

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Microsoft has effectively announced a pivot away from mobile and towards AI and deep learning in its latest 10-K filing. But is this a rebrand or a serious attempt to tackle the nascent AI market?

The post Microsoft Dumps Mobile References, Declares AI Top Priority in 2017 appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253615-microsoft-declares-ai-top-priority-2017-dumps-mobile-references?source=Computing

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Alphabet sees power in molten salt, a new moonshot

Google parent Alphabet Inc. is pitching an idea to store power from renewable energy in tanks of molten salt and cold liquid, an example of the tech giant trying to marry its far-reaching ambitions with business demand.

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MSI Shows How to Install AMD’s Threadripper CPU

AMD’s Threadripper socket mounting procedure is rather different from what you’ve used before. Luckily, MSI has posted a video showing the entire process, step by step.

The post MSI Shows How to Install AMD’s Threadripper CPU appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253408-watch-msi-install-amds-new-threadripper-cpu?source=Computing

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Powerful aircraft from around the world impress at UK military airshow

Stunning aircraft from around the world were on display at the 2017 Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, England.

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Apple kowtows to China, pulls some VPN apps from Chinese App Store

The tech giant’s move has sparked criticism from service providers, who say that Virtual Private Networks are crucial for users bypassing the so-called “Great Firewall of China.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/31/apple-kowtows-to-china-pulls-some-vpn-apps-from-chinese-app-store.html

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