$2.9 Million Pizza-Making Robot Still Can’t Make Pizza

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Rodyman, the pizza-making robot, is having trouble with his pizza, despite four years of work. Will the robot be ready to make dough in time for the Naples Pizza Festival in May 2018?

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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.

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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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How IT Can Save Our Healthcare System

If you have the funds, the US is the place to be to get treatment for the most complex of diseases. Where we are having problems is in the system that delivers health care; here’s how technology can help.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/252398-can-technology-save-healthcare-system?source=Computing

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Microsoft Will Let You Revert Your Surface Laptop to Windows 10 S

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The Surface Laptop can now be reverted to Windows 10 S if you don’t like having the full version of Windows 10 Pro, Unfortunately, you’ll have to wipe the machine to do it.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/251153-microsoft-surface-laptop-revert-windows-10-s-if-you-hate-running-applications?source=Computing

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Original Xbox games might come to PCs eventually, Xbox chief says

Imagine having Halo or Splinter Cell available to play again on your PC or Xbox One. Xbox chief Phil Spencer wants to make it happen.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/14/original-xbox-games-might-come-to-pcs-eventually-xbox-chief-says.html

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Blind boy thanks Nintendo for making a video game just for him

Despite having the unfortunate handicap of being blind, a fifth-grader in Japan sent a letter to Nintendo thanking them for making the video game series “Rhythm Heaven,” allowing him to play video games.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/24/blind-boy-thanks-nintendo-for-making-video-game-just-for-him.html

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Microsoft Edge Prints PDFs Incorrectly, Substitutes Numbers

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Microsoft’s Edge browser is having a problem with PDF files. They show up properly on-screen, but the browser sometimes changes numbers and letters when a file is printed.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/internet/249060-psa-microsoft-edge-prints-pdfs-incorrectly-substitutes-numbers?source=Computing

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Now World's Second-Wealthiest, Bezos Travels to Different Drumbeat


Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has entered more rarefied air, having leapfrogged billionaires Amancio Ortega and Warren Buffett to become the second wealthiest person in the world. Bezos — CEO of the e-commerce retailer and cloud services provider — last week enjoyed a jump of $1.5 billion to $75.6 billion net worth, after his company announced a deal to acquire Souq.com. Also owner of The Washington Post and spaceflight firm Blue Origin, Bezos now trails only Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates, whose net worth is about $86 billion.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84428.html?rss=1

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A Solution for the Uber CEO's Anger Problem


Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has earned a reputation for having a short fuse. In addition to his apparent personal anger management issues, there are the stresses that come with running a giant company — and Uber recently has been losing executives. When it rains, it pours. What’s happening with Kalanick, and can Uber recover its mojo? Many people have issues with anger, but few are in the spotlight. When it shines on you, everyone pays attention. That’s especially so for successful people who are responsible for the well being of many others.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84424.html?rss=1

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Scientists demonstrated how you can send lemonade over the internet

What could be better than having a cool glass of lemonade on a hot day? How about having a cool glass of lemonade on a hot day — that’s served over the internet? That’s exactly what scientists at the National University of Singapore have been working on, with an experiment designed to simulate the taste […]

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/29/scientists-demonstrated-how-can-send-lemonade-over-internet.html

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Attention Trump haters: Here's a wall you will want to build

The next form of protest by anti-Trumpers — as well as those who are simply tired of having their news feeds flooded with all things Trump — will be the construction of a virtual wall across the internet to make Trump an “internet refugee” on Monday, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/17/attention-trump-haters-heres-wall-will-want-to-build.html

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2017: AI's Coming Out Party


AI will be having a big coming out party in 2017. While there are plenty of opportunities in this space for workers, executives, investors and partners, not every company that uses the term “AI” in its marketing will become a serious winner in the field. As advanced as AI is — and I have seen some technology that would blow your socks off — not every company is created equal. Some will be real winners early on, but most won’t go much further than using the terminology in their marketing, so they can ride the next growth wave.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84185.html?rss=1

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Amazon Builds Fulfillment Centers, Investors Grouse


Amazon shares closed at $785.14 on Monday, having failed to rebound from last week’s slide. The company’s stock had closed at $818.36 last Thursday, just before the company reported third-quarter earnings that fell surprisingly short of Wall Street estimates and warned of future revenue weakness. The share price dove $40-plus on Friday. Amazon’s net income rose to $252 million, or 52 cents a share, in the quarter, but analysts had expected 78 cents a share. Operating income rose to $575 million, compared with $406 million a year ago.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84054.html?rss=1

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Judge allows a lawsuit to be served by tweet

A California nonprofit was having a hard time serving a Kuwaiti sheikh with lawsuit papers, so it got permission to do it in the most 21st-century way possible: on Twitter.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/07/judge-allows-lawsuit-to-be-served-by-tweet.html

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Facebook is reportedly planning to bring its free Internet program to the US

Facebook is reportedly preparing to introduce its free Internet program in the U.S., having faced opposition abroad. Free Basics by Facebook was banned in India earlier this year, will it suffer a similar fate at home?

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/07/facebook-is-reportedly-planning-to-bring-its-free-internet-program-to-us.html

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3 reasons why you should upgrade your router

If your home router is having trouble keeping up with your networking demands, it’s time for an upgrade. Here are three reasons to consider upgrading that old, out-of-date wireless router and our recommended router to get back to smooth data sailing.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/12/3-reasons-why-should-upgrade-your-router.html

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New tech lets you watch 3D movies without the funky glasses

Someday, moviegoers may be able to watch 3D films from any seat in a theater without having to wear 3D glasses, thanks to a new kind of movie screen.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/04/new-tech-lets-watch-3d-movies-without-funky-glasses.html

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