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Chromebook Family Link continues Google’s Digital Wellbeing thrust

It almost sounds ironic, or even maybe suspicious, but tech companies like Google and Apple are finally taking their influential roles seriously.

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Comixify uses machine learning to turn video into a comics

Tons of comic books have come to life as movies, but researchers at the Warsaw University of Technology have developed a system for turning live-action video into a comic. Comixify picks out the best frames from any video you feed it and turns it int...

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MSI Oculux Esports Gaming Monitor is the new speed king

There’s an MSI monitor for gaming in the world, and it’s called Oculux NXG251R.

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iPhone sales ban in China as Qualcomm patent fight bites

Apple’s iPhone has been hit with a preliminary injunction in China, after Qualcomm’s legal battle with the smartphone-maker reached new heights this week. In a worst-case scenario, it could see imports and sales of nearly all iPhone models banned in the country.

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5 Classic Pieces You Can Always Wear to the Office

I don't know who ever said that work outfits needed to be difficult to put together, but they were just plain wrong.

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Verizon’s first 5G mobile hotspot will launch in 2019

Verizon has unveiled the Inseego 5G hotspot, the first of its kind that will be offered by the wireless carrier. The hotspot will launch at Verizon in 2019, enabling customers to access the carrier’s 5G mobile network for use with other mobile devices.

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Secret Service reveals plan to test facial recognition tech at White House

The US Secret Service (USSS) plans to test facial recognition technology at the White House, the agency revealed in a newly published document. The USSS released a statement detailing its plan, which includes testing the technology on employees as a stepping stone toward potential deployment as a new security feature

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Secret Service will test facial recognition around the White House

Like it or not, facial recognition is creeping into more public spaces. The US Secret Service has quietly started testing the technology in and around the White House grounds, including nearby parks and streets, to see if it can "biometrically confi...

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Smartphone market still growing, Samsung not so much, Gartner says

There have been whispers of the smartphone market’s stagnation and decline given the oversaturation of choices and the plateau of mobile technology. That may be partially true but if Gartner’s numbers are to be believed, the smartphone market has actually grown in the third quarter of 2018 compared to last year. That, however, is mostly thanks to Chinese OEMs who … Continue reading

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Samsung smartwatch patent uses in-display fingerprint sensor

Samsung would have been the first smartphone maker to use a fingerprint on display (FoD) sensor but the technology and the company just wasn’t ready to make the jump. But while it may be trying to catch up with Chinese rivals, at least based on leaks and speculation, it might also try to outdo them to the point of going … Continue reading

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