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Protecting 3D printers from cyberattacks could be as simple as listening carefully

By | 2017-08-17T03:45:40+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Gadgets|

As 3D printers grow smarter and continue to embed themselves in manufacturing and product creation processes, they are exposed to online malefactors just like every other device and network. Security researchers suggest a way to prevent hackers from sabotaging the outputs of 3D printers: listen very, very carefully. Now, you’re forgiven if someone

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DigitalOcean and Cloudflare ditch neo-Nazi client, The Daily Stormer

By | 2017-08-17T11:01:27+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Following the violent far right demonstrations in Charlottesville at the weekend, another two web services companies have terminated their business relationships with the Nazi propaganda website, The Daily Stormer. The Daily Stormer, which spews racist, gender-based and homophobic hate speech on a daily basis, was used as a platform to help organize a violent

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Google acquires AIMatter, maker of the Fabby computer vision app

By | 2017-08-16T23:30:21+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Google|

Computer vision — the branch of artificial intelligence that lets computers “see” and process images like humans do (and, actually, often better than us), and then use those images to help run programs — is at the heart of how the next generation of tech is developing, and this week Google made an

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Nvidia invests in Chinese autonomous trucking startup TuSimple

By | 2017-08-17T09:59:47+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Nvidia has invested in TuSimple, the graphics card maker revealed today. It’s investing in a $20 million round led by Sina, the Chinese check giant behind Weibo, and it’s also providing TuSimple with Nvidia tech to power its self-driving platform, including NVIDIA GPUs, its Drive PX 2 autonomous computer, Jetson TX2 and more.

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Roku cracks down on private channels

By | 2017-08-17T07:05:48+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Roku has begun to crack down more on private channels – a feature originally intended to allow developers to test their channels ahead of submission to Roku’s channel store, but which soon became a means for channels streaming pirated content to reach Roku’s user base. According to several reports, the company has recently

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Ofo comes to the US, joining the bike-share fray in Seattle

By | 2017-08-17T01:00:33+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Mobile|

Seattle seems like an unlikely venue for a duel between bike-sharing companies: it’s rainy, hilly, its residents can’t drive and another bike-share program recently went belly up publicly and ignominiously. But Ofo, one of several Chinese giants in the space, is the third company to launch in the city in a month. It’s

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Hands-on Nokia 8 review – GSMArena.com tests

By | 2017-08-17T16:31:35+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Introduction This is a Nokia phone built by Foxconn for HMD in partnership with Zeiss and Google. Make no mistake, though, there's Finnish blood running through Nokia 8's veins. The new leadership tried to resurrect the qualities that were vital to the Nokia brand: quality, simplicity, trust and reliability. We were hoping for

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Confirmed: Color Genomics is in the final stages of an $80 million Series C financing round

By | 2017-08-17T05:51:24+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Genetic health screening startup Color Genomics is in the final stages of allocations for an $80 million Series C financing round, TechCrunch has confirmed with the company. Axios first spotted Color had raised $52 million so far in a recent SEC filing. The company has since told TechCrunch it will soon be closing on

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Only 3 days left to save big on Disrupt SF tickets

By | 2017-08-17T02:27:21+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Apple|

Time to pay attention, would-be Disrupt SF 2017 attendees. Time is quickly running out if you want to get your hands on some deeply discounted tickets to the best startup show in the Bay Area. Now through Friday, August 18, tickets will run you just $1,995 each, a cool $1,000 off the final

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Crowdfunded reMarkable e-paper tablet ships on August 29

By | 2017-08-16T23:34:34+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Gadgets|

The idea of using technology to replicate the simplicity and versatility of paper is an enduring one, but no device has nailed it just yet. That may change with the reMarkable, a unique and ambitious tablet that aims to do what paper does, but better. And four years after the concept was first

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