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Police body cams will soon use AI to find missing people

The AI will even be able to identify people in crowded public spaces.

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Inside Microsoft's AI Comeback

Yoshua Bengio has never been one to take sides. As one of the three intellects who shaped the deep learning that now dominates artificial intelligence,

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Are Teenagers Replacing Drugs With Smartphones? - NYTimes.com

Amid an opioid epidemic, the rise of deadly synthetic drugs and the widening legalization of marijuana, a curious bright spot has emerged in the youth drug culture: American teenagers are growing less likely to try or regularly use drugs, including alcohol.

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How to whip annoying Windows Updates into submission – BGR

Microsoft really really wants you to have the most up-to-date version of Windows available. There are some great reasons for this, including timely security updates and patches that prevent bad actors from exploiting known holes, but it always seems like

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How the World's Biggest Apps Make Millions of Dollars per Day

Do this if you want to build the next Candy Crush, Clash of Clans or Pokemon GO.

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There are 2,000 empty restaurants during the day in New York — and this startup is trying to do something about it

There are more than 2,000 restaurants in New York City that are closed before 6 p.m., and Spacious' founders want to turn that into a coworking space.

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17 Tricks to Using Your iPhone Like a Boss

The iPhone tips that will change how you use your handset.

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Israeli firm helping FBI to open encrypted iPhone: report

Israel's Cellebrite, a provider of mobile forensic software, is helping the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation's attempt to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino, California shooters, the Yedioth Ahronoth newspaper reported on Wednesday.

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10 things in tech you need to know today

Jack Dorsey shot down a big rumour about Twitter, GitHub is going through some big changes, and Apple started selling a VR headset.

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Uber Beats Rental Cars In Business Travel For The First Time - Fortune

Businesses travelers are increasingly turning to Uber for their transportation needs.

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Apple saw $1.1B spent on apps over the holidays; New Year’s Day was biggest in history

Apple has revealed that customers spent a record amount of cash on apps over the holiday season, marking the App Store's biggest-ever holiday period.

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What It's Like to Turn Your Cellphone Off for a Week in NYC

I powered down my iPhone for an entire week to see if my world would crumble around me or if I would be roaming the back alleys,…

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Apple could give old iPhones and iPads new life with iOS 9 | The Verge

The next versions of iOS and OS X are supposed to focus on performance and stability instead of new features, and that focus on performance could extend all the way back to devices that Apple...

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The Apple Watch: Everything You Need to Know

Today’s Apple keynote is over, and it offered up some concrete new details about the company’s hotly anticipated new watch, the first product category Apple has introduced in five years — and…

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GOOGLE CHAIRMAN ERIC SCHMIDT: ‘The Internet Will Disappear’ - Business Insider

"Imagine you walk into a room, and the room is dynamic."

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Watch 7 years of iPhone evolution in one hypnotic GIF | VentureBeat

Has it really been only seven years since Steve Jobs first walked on stage and gave the epic demo of the first iPhone?

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Goodbye smart gadgets. Hello dumb tech

Stuart Heritage: Feature-filled phones, Apple Watches and expensive coffee machines are all very well, but sometimes they just make life more complicated. It’s time to learn the joy of low tech

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The Five Keys To Sizzling Sales - In Photos: Five Important Lessons From A Trip To The Apple Store - Forbes

Great products don’t guarantee financial success. Apple is worth $560 billion because it knows how to sell them. Here are five tips from a lost weekend at one of its stores. By Brett Nelson

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Apple Watch is a breakthrough device that won’t polarize the wearable computing world — Tech News and Analysis

The highly anticipated Apple Watch carries forward many Apple traditions, including a new input method, but doesn't break with the industry in a way that raises industry angst and eyebrows. It's thinking different, but not divisive.

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Does Anyone Even Want a Smartwatch?

Nearly every big tech company is betting on them in unison.

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With 'The Machine,' HP May Have Invented a New Kind of Computer

HP Labs looks into memristors and silicon photonics to keep pace with the increase in data use

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7 Tech Logos Before They Became Iconic

A great logo encapsulates the personality and promise of the business behind it. Some of the world’s most ubiquitous logos had humble beginnings.

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Spit on this: Tiny power generator utilizes unexpected fuel source in human saliva

Micro-sized fuel cell powered by human saliva could lead to tiny implantable medical devices with many uses.

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    Five apps no start up should be without - Regus Blog | USA

    If you’re starting a business, there are some functions you just can’t afford to be without. You need a social media presence, to help people find out about you, talk to you, rate you and tell other people, for that … →

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    15 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

    IMPORTANT : Instead of four random numbers, your passcode could be

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    Twitter is worth more than $11 billion

    Twitter isn't yet making a profit, but analysts think its future is bright -- and that it's worth more than the current $11 billion valuation.

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      These Contact Lenses Give You Telescopic Vision

      So this is pretty much one of those things you've always wanted from the future, right? Researchers have created a prototype contact lens-and-glasses

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        Is Facebook Making You Miserable?

        By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) - Witnessing friends' vacations, love lives and work successes on Facebook can cause envy and trigger feelings of misery and loneliness, according to German researchers. A study conducted jointly by two German uni

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        Atari U.S. files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

        The iconic video game company Atari U.S. has filed for bankruptcy. The move is aimed at breaking the American branch away from its unprofitable French parent.

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        NFL dangles apps and Wi-Fi to boost lagging attendance

        As more NFL fans choose to watch games on TV, teams are using Wi-Fi as a way to draw crowds to the stadium on gameday.

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          Amazon's Tablets Aren't Really About the Tablet Business - Forbes

          Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. (Image credit: AFP/Getty Images via @daylife) When Amazon refreshed its Kindle lineup for the holiday season a few weeks back, CEO Jeff Bezos made clear what everyone has known since the Fire came out last year: It's not a money maker at the prices Amazon charges. "Basically, we sell [...]

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            Could the age of computers have begun in Victorian England? | Fox News

            A Victorian-era device might have jumpstarted the Computer Age more than 100 years before the first personal computers of Bill Gates or Steve Jobs.