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Powermat Releasing Updated, Stronger Wireless Charging Pad

December 15, 2017 by   | Category: Consumer Electronics
Powermat Releasing Updated, Stronger Wireless Charging Pad

Powermat plans to roll out an upgrade to its wireless charging technology in January  that will enable 15-watt power transfers through a 1.5-in. thick solid surface and provide support for new Apple iPhones and other Qi-enabled devices. The wireless charging company also plans to release an under-tabletop product that allows users to simply place enabled mobile devices atop a desk, for example, to begin receiving a charge. By moving from 5 watts to 15 watts with the upcoming software upgrade,... 

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Facebook May Have To Deal With Age-of-Consent Rule For Users

December 15, 2017 by   | Category: Around The Net
Facebook May Have To Deal With Age-of-Consent Rule For Users

All French minors under the age of 16 will have to gain parental approval to open an account on Facebook or any other social network under draft legislation presented on Wednesday. The requirement is part of a French bill that seeks to adapt data privacy regulations and improve access to the information internet companies gather, store and in many cases sell to other firms about people’s online activity.  “Joining Facebook will involve parental authorization for minors aged under 16,” Justice... 

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T-Mobie TV Coming Next Year

December 15, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
T-Mobie TV Coming Next Year

T-Mobile US Inc announced that it would launch a new streaming television service next year after buying startup Layer3 TV for an undisclosed amount. The moves come as competitors seek ways to provide content to win over customers in a saturated mobile market, and after the No. 3 U.S. wireless carrier and No. 4 rival Sprint Corp ended merger talks last month.  T-Mobile Chief Financial Officer Braxton Carter said last week at an investor conference that the company would now focus on smaller, “tuck-in”... 

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Facebook Beefs Up Augmented Reality In Messenger App

December 14, 2017 by   | Category: Around The Net
Facebook Beefs Up Augmented Reality In Messenger App

Facebook is moving forward to add more augmented reality to its services. For the uninitiated, augmented reality, or AR, lets people superimpose virtual graphics on top of real-world images. It’s what gives you digital sunglasses or dog ears in Snapchat and Instagram. The social network on Tuesday said it’s bringing a new feature, called World Effects, to its Messenger chat app. The feature lets you add 3D objects you can interact with to your pictures or videos — like putting... 

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AT&T Testing High-Speed Broadband Over Power Lines

December 14, 2017 by   | Category: Around The Net
AT&T Testing High-Speed Broadband Over Power Lines

AT&T Inc began trials in Georgia state and a non-U.S. location to deliver high-speed internet over power lines, the No. 2 wireless carrier confirmed, marking its latest push to offer faster broadband service to more customers. AT&T aims to eventually deliver speeds faster than the 1 gigabit per second consumers can currently get through fiber internet service using high-frequency airwaves that travel along power lines. While the Georgia trial is in a rural area, the service could potentially... 

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Google Launches New Artificial Intelligence Research Center

December 14, 2017 by   | Category: Around The Net
Google Launches New Artificial Intelligence Research Center

Alphabet Inc’s confirmed plans to open an artificial intelligence (AI) research center in China to target the country’s local talent, even as the U.S. search firm’s products remain blocked in the country. Google said in a statement the research center is the first of its kind in Asia and will comprise a small team operating out of its existing office in Beijing. Chinese policy makers have voiced strong support for AI research and development in the country, but have imposed increasingly strict... 

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Samsung To Beef Up Iris Scanner In Next Galaxy Phones

December 13, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
Samsung To Beef Up Iris Scanner In Next Galaxy Phones

Samsung is said to be bringing several upgrades to the iris scanner on its next Galaxy S phone, presumably called the Galaxy S9. Some of these possible changes include a shorter response time, better recognition in dark or bright environments or when the user is wearing glasses, and a slightly higher resolution, 3-megapixel lens (up from 2MP in the Galaxy S8) according to The Korea Herald. More secure biometric authentication — like fingerprint sensing, iris scanning and facial recognition... 

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Microsoft Brings ‘Digital Whiteboard’ To Windows 10

December 13, 2017 by   | Category: Computing
Microsoft Brings ‘Digital Whiteboard’ To Windows 10

Microsoft is adding its Whiteboard ‘digital canvas’ app to Windows 10, providing a new way for employees to collaborate on creative work and share ideas. Whiteboard, aimed at Surface owners, makes use of the device’s stylus and touch inputs to share drawings. Users can jot down notes, make precise illustrations or search for images on the web from the app. It can also create tables, diagrams and flowcharts, which are updated in real time and automatically saved to the cloud. “It’s designed... 

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Telsa Electric Trucks Gets Vote Of Confidence From PepsiCo

December 13, 2017 by   | Category: Around The Net
Telsa Electric Trucks Gets Vote Of Confidence From PepsiCo

PepsiCo Inc has reserved 100 of Tesla Inc’s new electric Semi trucks, the biggest known order of the big rig, as the maker of Mountain Dew soda and Doritos chips seeks to reduce fuel costs and fleet emissions, a company executive said on Tuesday. Tesla has been trying to convince the trucking community that it can build an affordable electric big rig with the range and cargo capacity to compete with relatively low-cost, time-tested diesel trucks.  Early orders reflect uncertainty over how the... 

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iPhone Top Camera For Photos On Flickr

December 12, 2017 by   | Category: Mobile
iPhone Top Camera For Photos On Flickr

Flickr, the highly popular picture hosting site, just shared some interesting info on the top cameras of 2017. According to its data, the iPhone ranks as the most popular camera with 54 percent of photographers using devices from Apple — more than all the other traditional camera companies combined. In general, phones captured 50 percent of the photos uploaded to Flickr. Other camera types like DSLR, point-and-shoot and mirrorless came in at 33 percent, 12 percent and 4 percent respectively. It... 

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Twitter 280-Character Limit Is Popular, According To Report

December 12, 2017 by   | Category: Around The Net
Twitter 280-Character Limit Is Popular, According To Report

Perhaps Twitter’s character expansion was a good gamble after all when it doubled its signature 140-character limit. In November, Twitter expanded the length allowed for tweets to 280 characters from the original 140 characters. When it happened, the company was roundly criticized and mocked, not just for the new length limit, but also for the silliness of the whole exercise or out of concern that Twitter wasn’t focused on more important issues like tamping down on harassment. The... 

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EU Possibly To Regulate Bitcoin

December 12, 2017 by   | Category: Around The Net
EU Possibly To Regulate Bitcoin

The European Union needs to consider regulating bitcoin, European Central Bank rate-setter Ewald Nowotny announced, citing the risk of money laundering. The cryptocurrency has surged from $1,000 at the start of the year to above $16,000, and its futures jumped more than 20 percent to a high of $18,700 in their U.S. debut on Sunday night.  The steep gains have prompted many to question its real value and ask whether a bubble has emerged, and central bankers are worried they will be blamed if the... 

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YouTube Rumored To Unveil Paid Music Streaming Service

December 11, 2017 by   | Category: Consumer Electronics
YouTube Rumored To Unveil Paid Music Streaming Service

YouTube is gearing up to launch a new music subscription service in March, according to Bloomberg, a move that would be Google-parent Alphabet’s third attempt to challenge rivals Apple and Spotify. The new streaming service, tentatively called Remix, will feature on-demand streaming and incorporate video clips from YouTube, sources described as familiar with the company’s plans told the news outlet. Major recording label Warner Music Group has already signed on, but YouTube is still... 

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Amazon’s Alexa For Business Eyes The Enterprise Market

December 11, 2017 by   | Category: Around The Net
Amazon’s Alexa For Business Eyes The Enterprise Market

Much as smartphones did in the late 2000s,voice-activated A.I. assistants like Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant appear ready to migrate from homes into the workplace. That’s the the idea behind this month’s launch of Alexa for Business by Amazon’s cloud computing subsidiary, Amazon Web Services. The virtual assistant, unveiled at the company’s Re:Invent conference, is aimed at automating and simplifying a variety of tedious office tasks. It allows users to check calendars, reorder supplies,... 

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Apple Exploring Acquisition of Shazam

December 11, 2017 by   | Category: Around The Net
Apple Exploring Acquisition of Shazam

Apple Inc is holding negotiations to acquire Shazam Entertainment Ltd, whose software helps users identify songs by pointing their phone at an audio source, according to a person familiar with the situation. Shazam’s smartphone app is already tightly integrated with Apple’s Siri digital assistant. Users of Apple’s iPhone with the Shazam app installed can say: “Hey Siri, what’s that song?” and the app will identify it. But Shazam has other features, such as the ability to identify television... 

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