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  1. First Robot To Compose And Play Music Using AI

    Techtree.com - Technology 06.19 / 22:14 techtree.com
    In a first, a marimba-playing robot has been developed by Georgia Institute of Technology in the US, which can write, play and compose music using Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning. The robot named Shimon with four arms and eight sticks, thinks like a human musician which is “rather than thinking note by note, it has a larger idea of what it wants to play as a whole,” Mason Bretan, Ph.D. student at the Georgia Institute of Technology, said in a statement. “Once Shimon learns the fou…
  2. What To Expect From OnePlus 5: Specifications, Release Date And More

    Techtree.com - Technology 06.19 / 22:14 techtree.com
    The OnePlus 5 will see its global launch tomorrow, while a separate India launch is scheduled on June 22. Amidst all the hype, there has been a round of leaks which tells us what can be expected from this smartphone. The OnePlus 5 is expected to sport dual cameras at the back. A major highlight of the phone is that it is expected to come with iPhone 7 Plus-like setup. Other features include Snapdragon 835 processor, and 8 GB of RAM.    The smartphone’s design has been showcased on Twitter a…
  3. What's on TV: 'Better Call Saul,' 'Fargo' and 'Silicon Valley' finales

    Tuaw.com - Technology 06.19 / 22:14 tuaw.com
    Now that the NBA/NHL finals and E3 are all over, it's time to say goodbye to a few other shows for the season, as Better Call Saul, Fargo and Silicon Valley all air season finale episodes this week. Premieres include Netflix's women's wrestling…
  4. Amazon-Whole Foods tie-up could speed grocery transformation

    Wtop.com - technology 06.19 / 22:14 wtop.com
    NEW YORK (AP) — Even before Amazon said it was buying Whole Foods, the grocery industry was scrambling to adapt to changing habits. Now the deal will likely quicken those efforts. Amazon’s planned $13.7 billion… The post Amazon-Whole Foods tie-up could speed grocery transformation appeared first on W…
  5. Apple, PerkinElmer rise; EQT, Seattle Genetics fall

    Wtop.com - technology 06.19 / 22:14 wtop.com
    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday: PerkinElmer Inc., up $4.16 to $67.73 The company, which sells testing equipment and scientific instruments, agreed to buy Euroimmun Medical Laboratory Diagnostics of… The post Apple, PerkinElmer rise; EQT, Seattle Genetics fall appeared first on W…
  6. VR and AR headset shipments to hit 100 million units by 2021 - CNET

    CNET - News 06.19 / 22:14 cnet.com
    Virtual reality and augmented reality are expected to become more mainstream in the next five years, says a new forecast by…
  7. Asteroid buzzes Earth ahead of Asteroid Day - CNET

    CNET - News 06.19 / 22:14 cnet.com
    As we get ready for a day dedicated to space rocks, a few make an appearance for the…
  8. Get notified of Amazon price drops - CNET

    CNET - News 06.19 / 22:14 cnet.com
    Deal-finding browser extension Honey just added a super-simple price…
  1. New Nickelate Material Shows Potential for High-Temperature Superconductivity

    Sci-news.com - Science 06.19 / 22:14 sci-news.com
    Materials scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have identified the trilayer nickelate compound Pr4Ni3O8 as a promising candidate material for high-temperature superconductivity. The findings are published in the journal Nature Physics. “It’s poised for superconductivity in a way not found in other nickel oxides. We’re very hopeful that all we have [...]…
  2. Low-Mass Stars are Born in Pairs, Astronomers Claim

    Sci-news.com - Science 06.19 / 22:14 sci-news.com
    According to a team of astronomers from Harvard University and the University of California, Berkeley, low-mass stars are always born with a companion, but many, like the Sun, split up. Many stars have companions, including the triple star system of Alpha Centauri, just 4.3 light-years away. Scientists have long sought an explanation. Are binary and…
  3. Archaeologists Unearth Ancient, Forgotten City in Eastern Ethiopia

    Sci-news.com - Science 06.19 / 22:14 sci-news.com
    An international team of researchers led by University of Exeter archaeologists has discovered the ruins of an ancient city — once thought to be the ‘home of giants’ — in eastern Ethiopia. The discovery reveals new information about the origins of international trade and Islam in Ethiopia between the 10th and early 15th centuries CE. [..…
  4. Hubble Captures Stunning Image of LEDA 16643

    Sci-news.com - Science 06.19 / 22:14 sci-news.com
    The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken a picture of the galaxy LEDA 16643, which is found in the constellation Lepus. LEDA 16643 is a spiral galaxy — albeit with a somewhat irregular and ill-defined structure. Also known as ESO 486-21 and IRAS F05013-2529, this galaxy is located in the constellation Lepus, 37.2 million light-years…
  5. iPhone 8 Rumors: Leaked Screen Accessory Images Showcase New Phone Design

    IBTimes - Science 06.19 / 22:14 ibtimes.com
    The latest leaked image for an Apple iPhone 8 accessory gives further indications of what the upcoming smartphone’s front might look like. Images of a reported screen protector for the iPhone 8 have emerged from leaker Benjamin Geskin and the Chinese social media network Weibo. Read: iPhone 8 Could Feature 'Smart Connector' For Wireless Charging, AR And VR Ac…
  6. 5 Educated Guesses About The Future Of Trump’s Health Care Law

    IBTimes - Science 06.19 / 22:14 ibtimes.com
    This article originally appeared on Kaiser Health News. Anyone following the debate over the “repeal and replace” of the Affordable Care Act knows the 13 Republican senators writing the bill are meeting behind closed doo…
  7. Otto Warmbier Dies And Family Blames North Korea For Death

    IBTimes - Science 06.19 / 22:14 ibtimes.com
    Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old college student who was a prisoner of North Korea for 17 months, died Tuesday, according to a statement from his family. Warmbier was released last week and returned to the U.S. in a coma. Warmbier’s medical staff at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center said that he had suffered severe brain damage, and was u…
  8. Jon Ossoff Recalls Sanders vs. Clinton Debate: A Look At His Politics

    IBTimes - Science 06.19 / 22:14 ibtimes.com
    The special House election to win Georgia’s sixth district on Tuesday has been an uphill battle for Democrats trying force some kind of referendum on the election of President Donald Trump. The race also highlighted a battle within the Democratic party as it decides how liberal it wants to be — one familiar to the party rift between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders supporters in 2016 presidential ele…
  1. OPINION: Hype Management on why subscriber levels don't always indicate a YouTuber's success

    Mcvuk.com - Games 06.19 / 22:15 mcvuk.com
    At a launch event during my tenure on the Activision PR team, an eager young content creator walked up to me, grabbed my hand and introduced himself by his YouTube channel name and the number of subscribers he had. Amused at this rather unusual way of an introduction, I asked him what his subscribers-to-video-views ratio was. Losing his momentum, he fell quiet for a moment and then said he wasn’t sure. The subscriber count has long been the first indicator of success for YouTubers in the g…
  2. Spider-Man: Homecoming gets the 'VR experience' treatment

    Mcvuk.com - Games 06.19 / 22:15 mcvuk.com
    Sony's upcoming PS4 release is not the only Spider-Man game in the works. Sony Pictures has announced Spider-Man: Homecoming VR. Unlike the console game, this title is a licensed outing specifically tied to the upcoming film. Also unlike the PS4 title, this does not sound like a full game in the traditional sense. Indeed, VR owners will be all too accustomed to 'experiences' based on popular licenses. We've already seen the same treatment handed out to licenses such as Star Wars and…
  3. Microtransactions added to Two Worlds II seven years after release

    Mcvuk.com - Games 06.19 / 22:15 mcvuk.com
    Topware Interactive mas made the surprise move of adding an in-game store to its seven year old RPG Top Worlds II. Available purchases include things such as Skill Books, which allow buyers to acquire special abilities, as well as Material Packs, Colour Packs and combat items. Players can also spend real cash to acquire in-game currency. Responding on Steam, one of the game's developers has argued that these features were already available in the Xbox version, so “why not” add them to PC? W…
  4. Take-Two takes action against more GTA V hack tools

    Mcvuk.com - Games 06.19 / 22:15 mcvuk.com
    The world of Grand Theft Auto Online has been made considerably cleaner as publisher Take-Two continues its crusade to clamp down on modding tools. Hot on the heels of its cease and desist to the makers of the popular Open IV modding tool, the publisher has now forced the takedown of online cheating software Force Hax. The mod's website currently reads: “After discussions with Take-Two Interactive, effective immediately we are ceasing all maintenance, development and distribution of the F…
  5. How to use streaming and VOD as marketing tools according to Twitch, Devolver and DingIt

    Mcvuk.com - Games 06.19 / 22:15 mcvuk.com
    The battle for the streaming market has been raging for years now. According to recent data from Streamlabs, Twitch is still by far the most dominant platform in terms of monthly active streamers, but the competition has never been fiercer. YouTube Live, for instance, has shown more growth than its established rival over the last six months despite having only a fraction of its active users. Likewise, after the recent merger of Hitbox and Azubu, Smashcast has a ready-made monthly active…
  6. Best of E3 Awards 2017 Winners

    Shacknews.com - Games 06.19 / 22:15 shacknews.com
    E3 2017 was rife with amazing surprises and other developments that our team worked tirelessly to cover, 'round the clock, for the entirety of the show. But which announcements truly took the cake? Which were the best of the best? Best Visual Art Style: Ori and the Will of the Wisps No one was expecting a follow-up to the excellent Ori and the Blind Forest, but we're getting a sequel, and this one looks even better than the previous game. Best Under-the-Radar Announcement: Metroid:…
  7. Everything Nintendo Announced at E3 2017

    Shacknews.com - Games 06.19 / 22:15 shacknews.com
    Nintendo was the last of the publisher presentations at E3 as usual, but it has a tendency to steal the show. This year was no exception, as it set the Internet ablaze with the lovably weird Super Mario Odyssey, presented a tease for one of its most anticipated sequels, and packed in a few extra surprises. Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Officially Debuts Nintendo's announcements arguably started before it even made its own presentation. Shigeru Miyamoto appeared on-stage at the Ubisoft …
  8. E3 2017 Shows a Convention at a Crossroads

    Shacknews.com - Games 06.19 / 22:15 shacknews.com
    We knew E3 this year would be different, but I'm not sure those of us in the media were prepared for just how different. The addition of 15,000 public fans certainly made for a more crowded convention hall, but not one that breaks any attendance records. There was more congestion in part because the new attendees seemed more prone to pausing mid-walkway for photos or to look around, but that's an honest mistake. And with more costumes and a general atmosphere of fandom surrounding the…
  1. Lightweight monotube dampers - Q&A with BWI Group

    Just-auto.com - Auto 06.19 / 22:15 just-auto.com
    As OEMs pursue lighter vehicles to help comply with CO2 emissions legislation, ever more pressure is being placed on Tier 1 suppliers to provide lighter components. Continuing just-auto/QUBE's series of interviews, we spoke to Marcin Knapczyk, engineering manager at global braking and chassis systems specialist, BWI Group, about how far lightweighting has come and where it is set to…
  2. Is this the next VW Jetta?

    Autoblog.com - Auto 06.19 / 22:15 autoblog.com
    Filed under: Spy Photos,Volkswagen,Sedan,Budget If so, it's a big Jetta.Continue reading Is this the next VW Jetta? Is this the next VW Jetta? originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:20:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Com…
  3. All-Dodge Charger Final Four in Bristol gives DSR 10th Win in 11 Events

    Torquenews.com - Auto 06.19 / 22:14 torquenews.com
    The domination of the Don Schumacher Racing teams in the NHRA Funny Car ranks continued this past weekend, with Ron Capps beating teammate Jack Beckman in the finals after the two advanced out of…
  4. What's the Result of Another BRZ Versus Miata Comparison

    Torquenews.com - Auto 06.19 / 22:14 torquenews.com
    Add Canada’s Driving magazine to the list when it comes to c…
  5. Affordable Mercedes-Benz A-Class Coming to the U.S. in 2018

    Wot.motortrend.com - Auto 06.19 / 22:14 wot.motortrend.com
    If you are waiting to buy a more affordable Mercedes-Benz, your wait is almost over. Mercedes will bring an entry-level A-Class sedan to the U.S. in 2018. According to a recent report by Automotive News, Mercedes-Benz brass confirmed the sedan’s arrival to dealers in Miami, Fla., this month. AN says the affordable A-Class sedan will […] The post Affordable Mercedes-Benz A-Class Coming to the U.S. in 2018 appeared first on Motor T…
  6. 2018 Honda Accord Will Debut July 14

    Wot.motortrend.com - Auto 06.19 / 22:14 wot.motortrend.com
    Honda dropped a ton of info on the next-gen Accord earlier this month, and now it’s giving us our first glimpse of the midsizer’s front end with a new teaser sketch. In addition, the automaker announced that the 2018 Honda Accord will debut on July 14 in Detroit. In the sketch, the Accord wears Acura-like […] The post 2018 Honda Accord Will Debut July 14 appeared first on Motor Tre…
  7. Tesla on Autopilot hit truck in explosive cloud of dust

    DetroitNews-Auto 06.19 / 22:12 detroitnews.com
    Hundreds of pages of reports released on fatal 2016 Tesla…
  8. Manta Ray, the sustainable architectural wonder in Seoul

    Plugin-magazine.com - Auto 06.19 / 22:03 plugin-magazine.com
    Vincent Callebaut Architectures developed this beauty for an international competition, hosted by Seoul Metropolitan G…
  1. Google steps up efforts to block extremism, following Facebook

    Phys.org - Internet 06.19 / 22:15 phys.org
    Google is stepping up its efforts to block "extremist and terrorism-related videos" over its platforms, using a combination of technology and human…
  2. Republican Data Firm Leaks Personal Info on 198 Million Voters

    Extremetech.com - Internet 06.19 / 22:15 extremetech.com
    Cyber security firm UpGuard uncovered the database last week, confirming that it includes personal data on nearly 200 million US voters. The post Republican Data Firm Leaks Personal Info on 198 Million Voters appeared first on…
  3. Report: 88% of Web Apps Use Vulnerable 3rd Party Libraries

    HTMLGoodies.com - News 06.19 / 22:14 htmlgoodies.com
    Web developers have room for improvement when it comes to security best…
  4. Exploit the Versatility of HTML Lists

    HTMLGoodies.com - News 06.19 / 22:14 htmlgoodies.com
    Learn how to create different types of lists: unordered, ordered, nested lists, menu, drop-down lists,…
  5. Windows 10 quick tips: 6 ways to speed up your PC

    Computerworld - News 06.19 / 22:14 computerworld.com
    Want Windows 10 to run faster? We've got help. Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to performance and system issues.1. Change your power settings If you’re using Windows 10’s Power saver plan, you’re slowing down your PC. That plan reduces your PC’s performance in order to save energy. (Even desktop PCs typically have a Power saver plan.) Changing your power plan from Power saver to High performance or Balanced will give you an instant …
  6. Q&A: How TiVo’s CIO manages disparate mobile platforms

    Computerworld - News 06.19 / 22:14 computerworld.com
    Like many large companies, TiVo has grown in recent years through mergers and acquisitions, which means CIO Steve Palmucci now faces a disparate set of mobile platforms to secure and manage.While he's yet to see tools that allow him to bring all mobile devices under one management umbrella, Palmucci has at least managed to standardize how corporate apps and data access get rolled out to employees.In the future, however, he has his hopes set on a unified endpoint management approach that …
  7. 3 Organizations That Benefit The Most From A New Company Intranet

    Summary: We’ve reviwed case studies from the three types of organizations that benefit the most from a new company intranet. When it comes to improving efficiency, keeping staff up to date on policies, automating processes and improving communication, a company intranet is a vital organ to the heartbeat of many different types of organizations. So what happens if it’s your first time seeking a company intranet? Or if your homegrown solutions […] The post 3 Organizations That Be…
  8. Widespread phone/Internet outages reported along East Coast

    Internetdo.com - Internet 06.19 / 21:58 internetdo.com
    Nick Kurtz, WCNC 4:57 PM. EDT June 19, 2017 AT&T Outage Map NORTH CAROLINA – Telecommunications companies and Internet Service Providers are showing widespread outages that may be interrupting cell and internet service up and down the East Coast Monday afternoon. One of the hardest hit areas for these companies seems to be in North […] The post Widespread phone/Internet outages reported along East Coast appeared first on Internet Do. [ Please, visit website…
  1. Researchers develop smartphone app to alert drowsy drivers

    Bgr.in - Gadgets 06.19 / 22:15 bgr.in
    Researchers at Hong Kong Baptist University have developed a smartphone app that can detect drowsy drivers and alert them. While the new system is suitable for all drivers and can help reduce accidents caused by fatigue driving, machinery workers who have long working hours may also find it handy, according to the researchers. The new approach adopts a smartphone’s real-time video to track and analyze the facial features of a driver, in particular the changes in his eyelids and head…
  2. Automatic night mode fully rolled out in latest Twitter for Android beta

    9to5google.com - Gadgets 06.19 / 22:15 9to5google.com
    Back in April, Twitter for Android began testing a night mode that automatically enabled and disabled itself. The feature is now nearing a wider release as it is fully rolled in the latest beta version of the app. …
  3. iOS 11 Makes Setting Up New Devices Super Easy

    Macrumors.com - Gadgets 06.19 / 22:14 macrumors.com
    In iOS 11, Apple is implementing a new "Automatic Setup" feature, which is designed to make it much quicker to get a new device ready to go right out of the box. As seen in the video below, Automatic Setup transfers over your preferences, Apple ID and Wi-Fi info, preferred settings, and iCloud Keychain passwords, streamlining the setup process for new iPads and iPhones. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. With iOS 11 installed, during the setup…
  4. Apple Working With Health Gorilla to Offer Comprehensive Medical Records on iPhone

    Macrumors.com - Gadgets 06.19 / 22:14 macrumors.com
    In its quest to turn the iPhone into a comprehensive health repository for every iPhone user, Apple has teamed up with Health Gorilla, a company specializing in aggregating diagnostic information, reports CNBC. Citing two sources familiar with Apple's plans, CNBC says Apple is working with Health Gorilla to add diagnostic data to the iPhone by cooperating with hospitals, imaging centers, and lab-testing companies. According to Health Gorilla's website, the startup offers a secure…
  5. Apple working with startup Health Gorilla to add health diagnostic data to iPhone

    9to5mac.com - Gadgets 06.19 / 21:58 9to5mac.com
    It was reported last week that Apple is working to turn the iPhone into a “one-stop shop” for medical record data and now a new report from CNBC offers up a bit more detail on those efforts. The report explains that Apple’s health team has been working with Health Gorilla, a small startup in the health industry. …
  6. U.S.A. Loses 3rd Place in TOP500 Supercomputer Standings... To Switzerland?

    Techpowerup.com - Gadgets 06.19 / 21:47 techpowerup.com
    The United States has been being pushed down in the TOP500 standings for some time courtesy China, whom has taken the 1st and 2nd place seats from us with their Sunway TaihuLight and Tianhe-2 Supercomputers (at a Linpack performance of 93 and 33.9 Petaflops, respectively). It seemed though the crown was stolen from America, 3rd place was relatively safe for the former champs. Not so. America has been pushed right off the podium in the latest TOP500 refresh... not by China though, but…
  7. Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air update brings Kaby Lake CPU, NVIDIA MX150 graphics

    Liliputing.com - Gadgets 06.19 / 21:34 liliputing.com
    Xiaomi’s new Mi Notebook Air is a 13.3 inch laptop that weighs 2.8 pounds, measures about 0.6 inches thick, and which features an Intel Core i5-7200U Kaby Lake processor and NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics. It’s an update to last year’s model, which was the same size and had a similar design, but which sported an […] Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air update brings Kaby Lake CPU, NVIDIA MX150 graphics is a post from:…
  8. Apple Adds $99 Yearly Subscription Option to Apple Music

    Iclarified.com - Gadgets 06.19 / 21:32 iclarified.com
    Apple has added a $99 yearly subscription option for Apple Music, notes TechCrunch. Strangely, it appears the option is only available after you've signed up for a $9.99/month subscription.If you’re not a current Apple Music subscriber, the Music app only lets you subscribe to a normal monthly plan as pictured above. But if you’re an existing subscriber, you can go to your membership settings and switch to an annual plan. So new users will have to buy a monthly subscription first and then s…