YouTube’s mobile app will adjust to display videos of any size

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 23.6.2017 Comments Off on YouTube’s mobile app will adjust to display videos of any size

YouTube is having a pretty busy week. The Google-owned video site announced six new shows for its new Red Originals program, its YouTube TV initiative expands to ten new metropolitan markets in the US and its new VR180 technology aims to change the w… Powered by WPeMatico

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Current theories might be wrong about how a galaxy evolves

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 23.6.2017 Comments Off on Current theories might be wrong about how a galaxy evolves

With the help of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, researchers made a surprising discovery that goes against what we thought we knew about old galaxies and how they evolve. Our galaxy, the Milky Way, is a disk-shaped spiral galaxy. Typical of this shape… Powered by WPeMatico

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'Pokémon Go' badasses can now play Raid Battles

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Some Pokémon Go players can now start working in groups to take on powerful creatures in Raid Battles, one of the long-awaited features for the popular augmented reality game. There’s a catch, though: Pokémon trainers have to be level 3… Powered by WPeMatico

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You may be jailed for telling someone to ‘die in a fire’

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 22.6.2017 Comments Off on You may be jailed for telling someone to ‘die in a fire’

Words can kill, a Massachusetts Juvenile Court judge decided last Friday, when he found 20-year old Michelle Carter guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the 2014 suicide of her then-boyfriend, Conrad Roy III. This decision, with its broad interpreta… Powered by WPeMatico

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FCC proposes ‘Blue Alert’ for threats against law enforcement

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 22.6.2017 Comments Off on FCC proposes ‘Blue Alert’ for threats against law enforcement

During their June Open Meeting today, the FCC adopted a proposal to add an alert to the US Emergency Alert System. If enacted, the Blue Alert would notify the public of ongoing threats to law enforcement in their area through broadcast, cable, satell… Powered by WPeMatico

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Mars Rover’s AI is really good at selecting rocks to analyze

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 22.6.2017 Comments Off on Mars Rover’s AI is really good at selecting rocks to analyze

If we truly want to go to Mars, then we really need to know what it’s made of — it’s hard to bring everything you need from Earth. NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has been using specialized AI software to zap soil and rocks on the planet this past year… Powered by WPeMatico

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Trump’s infrastructure proposal includes rural broadband expansion

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In a speech this week given at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, President Trump said that his upcoming infrastructure plan will include expanded broadband internet access in rural areas. “I will be including a provision in our infras… Powered by WPeMatico

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BabelOn is trying to create Photoshop for your voice

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 22.6.2017 Comments Off on BabelOn is trying to create Photoshop for your voice

Speech synthesis — the process of artificially creating the human voice — isn’t anything new. But a startup from San Francisco called BabelOn is working on a particularly unique offshoot of this technology. In a nutshell, BabelOn wants to make it a… Powered by WPeMatico

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WannaCry ransomware causes Honda plant to shut down

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WannaCry isn’t done yet. Honda Motor Co. had to shut down its Sayama plant on Monday after finding the ransomware in its computer network. The plant’s production resumed on Tuesday. Powered by WPeMatico

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Samsung puts you on the field with MLB VR videos

Blog sponsored by Engadget.com 21.6.2017 Comments Off on Samsung puts you on the field with MLB VR videos

Are you a baseball aficionado with a Gear VR headset? You’re in for a treat beyond Intel’s weekly live games. Samsung and MLB have unveiled plans to release “over 20” virtual reality videos over the course of the league’s 2017 season. Some of them wi… Powered by WPeMatico

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