DeepMind’s WaveNet Voice Synthesizer Is Live in Google Assistant

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No one knew exactly what DeepMind was up to when it was acquired by Google a few years back. Now DeepMind is an Alphabet company, working on big machine learning problems like how to beat humans at Go, improving AI problem solving, and making computer-generated speech more realistic.

The post DeepMind’s WaveNet Voice Synthesizer Is Live in Google Assistant appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/257110-deepminds-wavenet-voice-synthesizer-live-google-assistant?source=Computing

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AMD Announces New Threadripper Core, Reveals Launch Date

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AMD’s new Threadripper CPU is nearing the launchpad. In addition to the 16-core and 12-core chips we knew about, there’s another CPU debuting at the end of August.

The post AMD Announces New Threadripper Core, Reveals Launch Date appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/253368-amd-announces-new-threadripper-core-reveals-launch-date?source=Computing

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MIT researcher googled 'insider trading' before committing fraud

The authorities knew what Google searches researcher Fei Yan carried out and what articles he read prior to his insider trading.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/14/mit-researcher-googled-insider-trading-before-committing-fraud.html

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T. rex had a bite so powerful it could pulverize bones

Scientists already knew Tyrannosaurus rex had a ferocious bite, but a new study in Scientific Reports spells out in detail just how fearsome it was.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/18/t-rex-had-bite-so-powerful-it-could-pulverize-bones.html

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Cops warn of malware-infected USB sticks placed in mailboxes

If you found an unmarked USB stick that you knew wasn’t yours, your first reaction might be to stick it in your PC to find out what’s on it. But beware — it could be infected with some nasty malware.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/22/cops-warn-malware-infected-usb-sticks-placed-in-mailboxes.html

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Can Samsung's Galaxy S7 survive the ultimate water resistance test?

We knew just about everything there was to know about the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge long before Samsung made them official, but we were still pretty blown away once we finally got our hands on them.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/03/04/can-samsungs-galaxy-s7-survive-ultimate-water-resistance-test.html

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Forget PS4 and Xbox One: Can Apple TV compete with the iPhone?

Look, we all knew that the reports of the Apple TV potentially trumping the PS4 and Xbox One were overblown, but all along, I was holding out hope that the Apple TV’s long-awaited update would be a step forward for gaming on Apple devices.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/16/forget-ps4-and-xbox-one-can-apple-tv-compete-with-iphone/

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How to quickly customize the Digital Touch colors on your Apple Watch

If you own an Apple Watch, you probably already knew that you could change the color of your Digital Touch drawings –?but did you know that you can also customize the options available with a single tap? AppleInsider shows you how.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/49a4b810/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A90C0A70Chow0Eto0Equickly0Ecustomize0Ethe0Edigital0Etouch0Ecolors0Eon0Eyour0Eapple0Ewatch/story01.htm

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Google's logo grows up by losing the serifs and slimming down

When Google unveiled the plan to begin restructuring into a new company, Alphabet, we knew it would mean some changes, but we weren’t ready for this one.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/01/google-logo-grows-up-by-losing-serifs-and-slimming-down/

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