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Month: May 2018

Hands-on with the RED Hydrogen One, a wildly ambitious smartphone

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Come for the holograms, stay for the modules Continue reading…

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Grimes is changing her name to the symbol for the speed of light, encouraged by Elon Musk

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It’s easy to pick up habits from romantic partners. People who are attracted to each other often engage in mirroring, or subconsciously copying each others gestures and patterns of speech. It’s also common and understandable for people in relationships to adopt each other’s attitudes, habits, and hobbies. Personally, it’s how I learned to sail, rock […]

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Google’s Selfish Ledger ideas can also be found in its patent applications

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I trust by now we’ve all seen and been at least a little disturbed by The Selfish Ledger, the nearly 9-minute-long concept video from inside Google’s “moonshot factory” X labs. In the wake of it becoming public this week, Google quickly disavowed the video, claiming it was just a thought experiment “not related to any […]

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An Apple sale at Best Buy, discounts on 4K TVs, and wireless headphone deals

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With the season of graduations underway, the new grads in your life are preparing for life in the real world. If you’re looking for a gift for a new grad, The Verge put together a convenient Graduation Gift Guide with ideas ranging from practical (a financial planner) to fun (a Nintendo Switch). If you’re looking […]

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China’s first private rocket launch kicks off the country’s commercial space race

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China celebrated the country’s first rocket launch by a private spaceflight company this week. OneSpace Technologies, based out of Beijing, launched its OS-X rocket from an undisclosed location on a suborbital trajectory on Wednesday, reaching a reported altitude of 25 miles and traveling about 170 miles before falling back to Earth. It’s the first demonstration […]

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HBO’s Fahrenheit 451 turns a warning about media into a tirade against tech trends

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Dystopian stories are often described as warnings, but they can also be Rorschach blots. Readers dive in with specific fears — about technology, society, or the future — and find an allegory to validate them. And Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury’s classic 1953 novel, is a perfectly adaptable cautionary tale. It’s an elegant high-concept story backed […]

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AMD Releases Unified Graphics Driver for dGPUs & Desktop APUs: Radeon Software Q2 2018

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Although AMD’s Ryzen desktop APUs released back in February with the Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 2200G, official driver support has been limited to the inaugural WHQL launch drivers for quite some time. Finally, late this week AMD has released Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition Q2 2018 WHQL, featuring support for not only the Ryzen […]

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China bans a popular rage comics website for making fun of a communist hero

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China has banned the most popular rage comics website in the country for poking fun at a communist hero. Under the “Heroes and Martyrs Protection Act,” passed by the National People’s Congress and enacted on May 1st, it’s now illegal to make jokes at the expense of communist heroes or martyrs, those distinctions belonging of […]

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Tidal is investigating data breach that led to accusation of inflated streaming numbers

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Tidal says it’s investigating how an internal data breach of sensitive company data resulted in a hard drive falling into the hands of a Norwegian newspaper, according to Variety. The paper, Norwegian business publication Dagens Næringsliv, accused the music streaming service last week of inflating both its subscriber growth numbers and streaming numbers for popular […]

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Sprint will give Snapdragon-powered PCs free LTE for 2018

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Sprint is offering free unlimited 4G LTE to people who own specific Snapdragon-powered PCs for the rest of the year. The promotion will help out users who have one of the first “Always Connected” Windows PCs, which normally require paid data plans, as spotted by Engadget. People who buy either the HP Envy x2, the […]

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