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Your postal carrier doesn’t usually ask about the contents of a package he’s dropping off, but I couldn’t blame him for being curious about a long box with a logo that said ZestDesk. I explained to him it was a kind of standing desk and that I would be reviewing it. The man who is on his feet for his entire work day asked me what I did for a […] The post ZestDesk aims to make you a stand-up worker [Review] appeared first on…
05.25 / 10:21
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BMW Motorsport will be using biologically effective light from Osram during the 24-hour race on the Nürburgring in Germany, taking place on May 27 and 28. As new official partner of BMW Motorsport, Osram will be supplying activating light for drivers and engineers both before and during the race, enhancing their alertness and boosting their…
05.25 / 10:17
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At last week's I/O event, Google revealed that Android Pay is set to expand to a number of new markets in the near future. The service launched in Russia a few days ago, and now, a new report suggests that Canada is next in line.Citing sources with possession of internal documents, MobileSyrup reveals that Android Pay is coming to the North American country on May 31st. The mobile payments app will supposedly work with most major credit and debit cards in Canada, although specific bank…
05.25 / 10:01
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It's truly amazing what you can find if you go digging deep into the public database of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Both granted patents and patent applications hide some surprising diamonds in the rough, such as the two outlined below.Among the many patents for ornamental designs of washing machines, Samsung has snuck in a rather interesting application for a new kind of smartwatch. The document describes a wearable device, portrayed with a circular display featuring a…
05.25 / 10:01
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Google wanted to get rid of the classic whiteboard and replace it with something more interactive, and this is how the 4K Jamboard came into being. This represents a touch-sensitive display measuring 55 inches, which can recognize both touch and pen inputs. The 4K whiteboard is in fact a powerful device, which comes with a […] The post Google Releases Interactive 4K Whiteboard Jamboard appeared first on Gadget…
05.25 / 09:50
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The US military’s advanced research division DARPA is teaming up with Boeing to produce an experimental space drone to speed up satellite deployment. The post DARPA and Boeing developing experimental, hypersonic space drone appeared first on Silicon R…
05.25 / 09:40
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Data Summit will bring ministers, leaders and forerunners including ‘father of the internet’ Vint Cerf to Dublin in June. The post Ireland is the digital capital of Europe, says Minister ahead of crucial Data Summit appeared first on Silicon Rep…
05.25 / 09:40
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Google recently mechanized it’s AlphaGo platform, making the traditional Go game computerized. The game was between Google’s AlphaGo and a human, the world’s number one Go player, 19-year old Ke Jie from China. AlphaGo beat the veteran and displayed amazing strategy. However, the win was not easy. The championship was held between the two where Ke Jie displayed amazing skill and pushed AlphaGo to the limit. However, AlphaGo, with extensive machine learning managed to…
05.25 / 09:40
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Big-display smartphones might be impractical for some, but they also prove a boon for those looking at a device that is something in between being a tablet and a smartphone. Last year, Xiaomi introduced the atrociously mammoth Mi Max smartphone. With a 6.44-inch display, the smartphone did manage to turn heads last year and today, the company announced its successor — Xiaomi Mi Max 2. While keeping the display size intact, let’s take a look at all that has changed in the se…
05.25 / 09:40
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The torrent world seems to be in an utter chaos after ExtraTorrent shut itself a few days ago. One of the largest torrent curators, Extratorrent has been around for over a decade serving torrent downloads and seems like its admirers cannot find a way to let it go. In last four days, a few Extratorrent impersonator websites have cropped up and also led to believe that the portal has been resurrected. It was reported earlier that a group of people claimed to bring the site up and running on …
05.25 / 09:40
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Intel’s Thunderbolt 3 hardware interface is set to undergo a major reboot. With new age heavy duty content like 4K videos and VR videos in focus, the company is going to integrate the interface into Intel processors. To speed up the adoption by the industry players, Intel is going to provide the Thunderbolt protocol specification to third-party chipmakers without charging any royalties. The plans are likely to be implemented by next year. “We think the first thing is going to drive broader …
05.25 / 09:40
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Today is a big day for Mi fans - the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 was launched in China. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun presented the device that comes with the power-efficient Snapdragon 625 chipset, a massive 5300 mAh battery and improved design over the first iteration. The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 has a 6.44" display with thin bezels - not Mi Mix slim, but this is a mid-ranger after all. The chipset might count as a downgrade from the Snapdragon 650/652 that powered the first Mi Max in terms of…
05.25 / 09:40
gsmarena.com
It looks like Calista Flockhart will remain as a recurring guest star for Season 3 of…
05.25 / 09:40
ibtimes.com
Vox, BuzzFeed, ATTN and Group Nine Media will now all be working to make video content for Facebook after it signed a deal with the companies to create content in different formats with ad breaks for its upcoming video service, reports said Wednesday. The social media giant is looking for two types of video content — long form and short form. While the longer form of content would range between 20-30 minutes and will be owned by Facebook, the shorter form will last about 10 minutes but not …
05.25 / 09:40
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Netflix just canceled Baz Luhrmann’s musical drama, “The Get Down,” after one season. According to Deadline, the decision of the popular streaming site came after the second half of Season 1 was made available last month. The publication also noted that it is quite rare for Netflix to not pick up their original series for a second seaso…
05.25 / 09:40
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Two suicide bombers struck a bus station in Jakarta, Indonesia, Wednesday, around 9 p.m. local time (10 a.m. EDT), killing three Indonesian police officers and leaving 10 citizens wounded. The blasts were near Jakarta's Kampung Melayu terminal, just days before Ramadan, taking place in a matter of minutes, one after the…
05.25 / 09:40
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Chris Cornell’s wife, Vicky Karayiannis, recently penned a touching letter for her late husband days after he died of apparent suicide. The letter, which was posted on Billboard, detailed Karayiannis and Cornell’s bond with each other. The former revealed that the latter always told her that she saved him, and if not for his wife, he wouldn’t be alive then…
05.25 / 09:40
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Apple is slowly gearing up for the launch of the new iPhone models and we are now getting more and more information about the handset. Another set of renders of iPhone 8 has leaked online, alongside new schematic and a video that shows the…
05.25 / 09:28
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For a small cost a sustainability rating scheme can help construction and infrastructure projects deliver not only better environmental outcomes but also better social and economic outcomes. “By setting a series of standards and targets the rating scheme encourages projects to innovate and produce a better project,” says Chris Broadbent at building science centre…
05.25 / 09:20
ledinside.com
Power management company Eaton today announced it joined the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies (CDAIT), an Atlanta-based research center dedicated to developing and applying Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. As a member company with a Lighting Division based in the Atlanta area, Eaton provides Georgia Tech students and faculty with lighting expertise and hands-on training to help support…
05.25 / 09:20
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