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The new iPhone models for 2018 are finally here, after a long wait with series of speculations and enthusiasm on what Apple has in store. It’s no difference from the feeling before Apple unveiled the iPhone X, which is the base for all the three new iPhone models: the iPhone XS, the iPhone XS Max, and the iPhone XR. I’m not really sure what the “R” stands for, and I’d like to know if you have any idea. There’s an interesting development this time! Of course, there have been lots of speculations that we would be getting a cheaper iP...
Apple’s HomePod isn’t the most feature-intensive smart speaker on the market. But, with the upcoming HomePod features, the company is hoping to make the device more appealing. At the September 12 event, Apple unveiled five new HomePod features that could make the smart speaker more of a contender to Amazon Echo and Google Home. UPCOMING APPLE HOMEPOD UPDATES Search by Lyrics: Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that you’ll soon be able to search for a song by its lyrics. For example, if you can’t remember that Eminem song, you’ll be abl...
The traditional skateboards are no longer cutting the roads robustly. This is why most people are making a transition to the electric motor-driven skateboards. But the market is now large to identify the best electric skateboard for you easily. With the best electric skateboards of 2018 known to you, making a choice is a lot easier. We have made a list of top electric skateboards of 2018 to guide you, and most importantly a short one. Our list of top electric skateboards 2018 is based on the brand’s agility such as speed and ability ...
The two weeks long legal battle between International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N) and e-commerce firm Groupon Inc (GRPN.O) has finally drawn to a closure with the former emerging victorious. IBM secured $83 million, as a U.S. jury in Delaware had on Friday awarded to the tech giant as damages in the legal dispute for patent rights against the e-commerce company Groupon Inc (GRPN.O). IBM had claimed $167 million as damages. The jury concluded that Groupon had willfully infringed on IBM’s e-commerce technology patent rights, as...
Twitter purge of locked user accounts from counting as public followers as expected has resulted in a shrink for many users, mostly the biggest celebs flaunting lofty figures of followers on the platform, like Katy Perry, Justin Bieber, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Ellen DeGeneres. Among the celebrities, Taylor Swift made the biggest loser based on percent change, shedding 2.3 million fake accounts or 2.7% decline from her 85.57 million followers, while Twitter’s own primary account (@Twitter) recorded the overall loser by dropping 12% o...
Baidu Inc. on Tuesday unveiled China's first AI chip for edge and cloud computing, Kunlun in Beijing during the company’s second annual Create AI developer conference. Developed to match high-performance requirements for varied AI scenarios, the announcement has listed Baidu among the ranks of AI processor makers like Google, Nvidia, and Intel. Kunlun AI chip is built to handle a wide range of cloud and edge scenarios including public clouds, data centers, and autonomous vehicles. And the chip is coming in two categories: inference ch...
The world’s largest social network, Facebook which prides 2.2 billion users has announced its intention to shut down three of its apps for failing to meet with projected expectations. The apps: Moves, Hello, and TBH had failed to gain traction and will cease to exist in the coming weeks, Facebook disclosed in a press release yesterday. Moves, Hello and TBH will be collapsed at disparate times and Facebook says it will delete all user data on the different apps within 90 days. According to TechCrunch, Facebook Hello app which suffer...
It’s over two years now that Nvidia introduced its current generation of GeForce gaming GPUs. That has kept everyone waiting for what’s next for Nvidia. Rumors and many indications suggest we would not wait more than a month to get our wish – Nvidia’s next-generation GeForce GPUs allegedly named the GeForce GTX 11 series would be launched in August, according to The Verge. Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang had recently [on June 5] announced that the next GeForce GPUs would not be released any time soon. That may be a strategy to cool off muc...
Artificial intelligence (AI) capacity development is now. And a wide range of learning methods has been engaged to facilitate various automation such as resource management, autonomous driving, seeing a human body through walls, and so on. But teaching a computer how to make sense has recorded a major setback in AI development. Can this really be achieved? Stanford researchers fed more than 400,000 memes to a computer in an effort to teach the machine how to generate its own. They trained the computer on how to use the memes and when...
Microsoft on Tuesday said it has submerged a self-sufficient experimental data center off the coast of the northernmost tip of Scotland. The underwater datacenter is part of Project Natick which the tech giant started developing in 2014 to save money on data center cooling facilities. Microsoft said it sank the supposedly energy efficient data center which could provide internet connectivity for years into the sea last Friday. It noted that the server is now online and performing several computing tasks which it did not specify. Micr...