Tag Archives: computing

Hulu Live TV beta update brings picture-in-picture, more to web

Hulu is launching a bunch of new features for Live TV subscribers today. All of these features are launching in beta – which means you’ll have to visit Hulu‘s beta site to take them for a spin – but we have a feeling that most Live TV subscribers will want to dive right into the beta when they hear what’s … Continue reading

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AlphaGo Teach returns the favor, teaches humans how to play

When Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo AI started beating world champions at one of the most ancient board games in history, there were some worries that players and fans of the game would begrudge the victory. Curiously, those players and fans were actually more receptive than outsiders, seeing AlphaGo’s wins as an opportunity to change the way Go has been played and … Continue reading

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Intel Pentium Silver, new Celeron take on Qualcomm’s challenge

Although we still have to really see how it performs in the real-world, it was pretty clear that Qualcomm took a big shot at Intel when it introduced the Snapdragon 845 together with Microsoft. It struck at the heart of some of the biggest complaints about Intel’s chips, especially on mobile, like battery life and always-on connectivity

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Google Maps will soon make sure you don’t miss your stop

Google Maps and Waze, both owned by Google, have changed the way many of us travel.

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YouTube Remix on-demand music Spotify rival leaks

YouTube is preparing to make yet another attempt at getting music fans to pay for streaming, with a new service in the works to try to coax better revenues from the video site. The company has made several attempts over the past 5-6 years to better monetize its content, most recently focusing on videos – including music, but not limited … Continue reading

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World’s smallest Mona Lisa is on a DNA canvas

A Caltech scientist called Lulu Qian, an assistant professor of bioengineering has developed an inexpensive method using DNA origami to self-assemble into large arrays with customizable patterns.

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Microsoft Whiteboard public preview spruces up collaboration

Microsoft has fallen in love with ink. Ever since it put out the first Surface tablets, it has worked on making the stylus a first-class citizen in most of its products, both hardware and software. But most of those features have mostly been at the service of the individual

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Secret 18th century message found in Jesus statue’s hollow rump

Experts were recently surprised to discover a secret 18th century message located in the hollowed butt of a wooden Jesus statue. The statue, which was undergoing restoration after being removed from a church in Sotillo de la Ribera, Spain, contained a removable piece over its backside. Upon removing it, the conservators discovered a document that is described as a time … Continue reading

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Secret of Mana Remake will have limited PS4 discs

Almost everything is digitally distributed these days, from software to films to games. The days of lining up your shelves with boxes of varied designs and irregular heights are mostly gone, but some still do hold a candle to this collector’s habit

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T-Mobile LTE Advanced list: see if your city is covered

Last month, T-Mobile revealed that it now offers LTE Advanced, more commonly referred to as LTE-A, in more than 920 markets throughout the United States. That’s great news if you’re a T-Mobile customer who has a phone that supports the network. What the carrier failed to provide, though, was a list of those markets so that customers and potential future … Continue reading

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