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Google pledges $25 million toward AI solutions for social issues

Google isn't just backing away from its military AI contract, it's promising to use that computational power for more positive purposes. The company has launched an AI for Social Good program that will unify engineering and research efforts dedicated...

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Huawei’s Mate 20 Pro can wirelessly charge other phones

Over the past few months, all major smartphone manufacturers have laid down their last hands and stepped away from the table for the rest of the year. Apart from Huawei, that is, which -- as usual -- is getting the last word in by spilling the beans...

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Facebook nixes Friend List Feeds, but Friend Lists live on

Facebook has been culling various features that take it away from its new "back to basics" emphasis on people over brands.

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Telltale’s quest to end ‘The Walking Dead’ on a high

With its third season of The Walking Dead, game developer Telltale took a risk. The team moved the spotlight away from Clementine and onto a new batch of survivors led by former baseball star Javier Garcia. "People just wanted more Clementine," Kent...

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Sony CEO Kaz Hirai will step aside on April 1st

We're only a few hours away from Sony's latest quarterly earnings report, but Sony has announced that CEO Kaz Hirai will be replaced as of April 1st. While CFO Kenichiro Yoshida is named as his replacement, Hirai will become Chairman, just as Howard...

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Nikkei: Sony to replace CEO Kaz Hirai

We're only a few hours away from Sony's latest quarterly earnings report, but Japan's Nikkei is reporting that the company is close to announcing CEO Kaz Hirai will be replaced as of April 1st. While CFO Kenichiro Yoshida is named as his replacement,...

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Democrats are just one vote shy of restoring net neutrality

Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer now says Democrats in the Senate are a single vote away from restoring net neutrality. According to the senator from New York, they now have a total of 50 votes for a Senate resolution of disapproval that would re...

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Xbox party chat arrives on iOS in beta

You no longer need an Android phone if you want to join in Xbox party chats when you're away from your console -- Microsoft has introduced party chat to the beta Xbox app for iOS. If you've been accepted into the program (you have to sign up first),...

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American Express will stop requiring signatures for purchases

Mastercard and Discover both announced in recent months that, starting next year, they would no longer require signatures for credit card transactions. Now, the Verge reports, American Express has announced it's also moving away from signatures.

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NASA wakes up Voyager’s slumbering thrusters 37 years later

NASA's Voyager 1 has been drifting farther and farther away from our planet for the past 40 years. Now, the agency has ensured that it can maintain contact with the farthest spacecraft from Earth for at least two to three more years by waking up a se...

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