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Google Research combines AR and a Microscope for cancer detection

Google has used its expertise in deep learning and augmented reality to create something that can make a real difference in the medical community. Google has created an augmented reality microscope (ARM) that aids in the detection of cancer.

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T-Mobile gets $40 million fine for fake ring tones, connections

Just because you hear the other line ringing doesn’t necessarily mean the other line is actually ringing. Especially if the caller is on T-Mobile.

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Intel to use GPUs for malware scanning, reduce performance hit

The Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities have definitely shaken the computing industry in general but the hardest hit has been Intel. Short of overhauling its chip design, all that the processor maker could do was to roll out patches to detect and stop potential in-memory malware. The price for that, however, is increased load for the CPU

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Google’s latest do-it-yourself AI kits include everything you need

Google's AIY kits have been helpful for do-it-yourselfers who want to explore AI concepts like computer vision, but they weren't really meant for newcomers when you had to supply your own Raspberry Pi and other must-haves. It'll be much easier to ge...

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Austin test uses blockchain to provide homeless with digital IDs

The city of Austin, Texas, is testing blockchain technology as a potential solution to homeless identification problems.

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Razer Phone heads to Best Buy (with Android 8.1 Oreo)

Razer announced they’ll bring their first smartphone to Best Buy brick and mortar stores soon, complete with Android 8.1 Oreo in the mix. Users that already have a Razer Phone were announced to get Android 8.1 Oreo software immediately. The rollout of Android 8.1 Oreo will take place over the next 10 days – starting today

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Nintendo Switch Sega Ages collection: 15+ games, 5 named so far

With no Virtual Console for the Nintendo Switch in sight, publishers seem to be deciding that they aren’t going to wait on Nintendo to launch one (if it ever does at all).

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Hennessey Jeep Trackhawk HPE1000 Supercharged packs 1,012hp

The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is already a potent SUV packing in 707hp from the factory. For the folks over at Hennessey, factory power is never enough. The company is making the Jeep Trackhawk HPE1000 Supercharged SUV that brings even more performance to the mix

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NASA TESS spacecraft set for launch today

Way back in 2013 NASA chose TESS as one of its future missions and it was originally pegged to launch last year. That launch will finally happen today with liftoff set for 6:32 p.m. EDT from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station

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Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium packs incredible 51,200 ISO dual camera

Sony promised us an incredible smartphone camera, and the Xperia XZ2 Premium is the device it’s wrapped up in. The newest model of the company’s 2018 range, the XZ2 Premium is the first to feature Sony’s Motion Eye Dual camera system. Previewed at Mobile World Congress just a few months ago, it has some serious low-light talents.

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