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At WWDC, watchOS 5 paves way to Apple smart glasses

Apple’s message at WWDC 2018 that we’re too attached to our iPhone seems, for a company the fortunes of which are so closely tied to its smartphone, a strange one.

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A simple pregnancy blood test could help warn of preterm babies

A new blood test could flag pregnant women at risk of giving birth prematurely, giving healthcare providers a vital insight into potential risks to both parent and child. The new test relies on identifying chemicals in the mother’s bloodstream that affect the gene activity within the child. The scientists’ theory was that so-called cell-free ribonucleic acid, or cfRNA, could act … Continue reading

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Galaxy Note 9 appears in full 360 view

This week we’re having a peek at a full 360 view of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. This isn’t the official Samsung-made render set, but it’s the next best thing. We’re looking at a set of models made by OnLeaks, aka Steve H – one of the most accurate leakers of such things in the past couple of years

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This broccoli latte is Australia’s strange superfood solution

Australia’s national science agency CSIRO teamed up with Hort Innovation to create a new kind of latte: one made with broccoli. The beverage is said to offer more health benefits than your average cup of joe, packing around one serving of broccoli per two tablespoons of the powdered beverage. Sound unappealing with your morning coffee?

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Secret Facebook deals gave some companies special user data access

Facebook is back in the controversy spotlight following a new report claiming it had data-sharing deals with some companies. Per the claims, Facebook allowed select companies to have special access to user data, including after its 2015 changes intended to better protect user info.

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Netflix nabs Eddie Murphy for Dolemite original biopic

Netflix has picked up Dolemite Is My Name, a biopic starring Eddie Murphy as as Rudy Ray Moore. Production for the film will start next week, according to a new report, though it isn’t clear when the content will premiere on the service

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Choose your own swipe actions with the latest Gmail for Android

While swipe gestures to deal with your email have been around for some time, Gmail for Android just made them even better. If you're running the latest version of the Gmail app (8.5.20) on your phone, you'll now be able to customize the swipe actions...

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Chrome OS is fixing its app problem with Progressive Web Apps

Chromebook users are generally a happy lot, but few would argue that the biggest problem with Chrome OS is the lack of apps. Google is going a long way to correct that issue with version 67 of Chrome OS with the introduction of Progressive Web Apps (...

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BMW and MIT create printed inflatable material

BMW and MIT have announced that they have teamed up to create the first printed inflatable material. The breakthrough was created at the MIT Self-Assembly Laboratory and the material can self-transform, adapt, and morph from one state to another. The material can be customized to any shape or size

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Intel Tiger Rapids prototype notebooks feature dual screens

Dual-screen laptops might just be the next trend in consumer PCs, at least if ASUS, Lenovo, and Intel have their way. While smartphone makers are still stumped by the foldable display puzzle, laptop makers don’t have that same problem. They can have two screens separated by a hinge and can even have those two screens be of different types.

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