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Twitch Producer tools, Disney partnership hit YouTube while it’s down

The video streaming market has become a dog eat dog world, where rivals try to outdo each other with sometimes questionable tactics. Giant YouTube has recently come under fire, yet again, and some of its competitors seem to be circling around it like vultures around a carcass. That might be the feeling that some will get with Twitch.tv’s pair of … Continue reading

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Harvard milliDelta robot is incredibly fast

Researchers at Harvard have been working on a robot that is built using a design inspired by origami and it is incredibly fast. The bot can move at velocities of 0.45 m/s and accelerate at 215 m/s squared.

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Nomad Wireless Hub charges five at the same time

Our homes have become a jungle of cables, and not just because of the ones that sprout off your desktop computer. It isn’t uncommon for one household to have a small army of mobile devices and other contraptions that need to be recharged as well. Wireless charging can only do so much and not all devices support it.

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Land Rover Defender Works V8 Celebrates Seven Decades of Rover

Land Rover has announced a very cool off-roader that will get fans of the brand hot and bothered.

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YouTube cracks down on Tide laundry pod challenge videos

Many laundry detergent companies are offering their product in “pod” form: a small dissolvable sachet containing a single load’s worth of detergent.

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Google Cloud AutoML lets business play with AI without coding

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are the buzzwords of today and everyone and anyone, especially businesses, want in. But while the results of using AI and ML seem magical, getting there is anything but

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iPhone battery throttling can be disabled soon, says Tim Cook

Apple has received a lot of flak over how it silently started to throttle the performance of iPhones with older batteries. While its reasons were technically sound, its communication could have been better

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Google offers free IT support certification, but there’s a catch

Google has announced its new “Google IT Support Professional Certificate” program through Coursera, offering anyone the chance to get certified for an entry-level job in the field.

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Messages on iOS, macOS crash when receiving this link

Gone are the days when instant messaging pranks simply involved clicking on links that would take you to some scary, funny, or shocking image or video. These days, a prank can cause your messaging app or, worse, your phone, to crash and restart, sometimes repeatedly. That has exactly been the case with Apple’s Messages app, for both iOS and macOS, … Continue reading

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WhatsApp tests warning to stop users from forwarding spam

WhatsApp may be testing a new feature that aims to prevent — or at least decrease — the sharing of spam and other unwanted content between users. Though WhatsApp isn’t talking about the apparent test, some users report seeing a warning when they’re about to share spammy content. The alert warns the user that the content has been forwarded many … Continue reading

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