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Google explores troll prevention in VR

Posted in Online on 12th Aug, 2016 01:56 AM
by AlexMuller
One demo for the HTC Vive encouraged respect among poker players by representing them with avatars of dogs.
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+24

Pokemon Go made $200 million in its first month since launch

Posted in Online on 9th Aug, 2016 04:25 PM
by AlexMuller
When it comes to mobile earnings records, this game has gotta break 'em all.
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+44

Studies show most people use only 5 apps on their smartphones

Posted in Online on 8th Aug, 2016 02:17 PM
by AlexMuller
One of those apps is Facebook. The other most common apps, which we know from stats about user counts, include WhatsApp and Snapchat.
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Google Search now helps you set up notifications for when you're mentioned online

Posted in Online on 31st Jul, 2016 08:06 PM
by AlexMuller
Google is making it a little easier for you to get an alert whenever your name gets mentioned on the internet.
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+27

Facebook Connectivity Lab's internet-beaming drone completes first test flight

Posted in Online on 23rd Jul, 2016 02:08 AM
by AlexMuller
A solar-powered drone designed to bring internet access to some of the 1.6 billion people living in remote locations.
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+24

Apps put on notice as new study suggests teens love chatbots

Posted in Online on 18th Jul, 2016 08:34 AM
by AlexMuller
Bots are growing in popularity, largely driven largely by this generation’s preferred methods of communication.
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+22

Why virtual, augmented, and mixed reality are the 4th wave of tech

Posted in Online on 15th Jul, 2016 07:09 PM
by AlexMuller
PC, internet, and mobile were the first three waves, and each was faster, larger, and more disruptive than the last.
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Tutors become part of the app culture

Posted in Online on 14th Jun, 2016 07:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Tutoring is one the world's oldest professions, but even a vocation so entrenched cannot escape the rising "Uberisation" of daily life.
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+45

Google adds US Cellular to Project Fi, available on Nexus phones

Posted in Online on 9th Jun, 2016 11:19 AM
by AlexMuller
Project Fi phones switch between T-Mobile, Sprint, and Wi-Fi networks depending on which connection is strongest at any given moment.
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Apple to lower App Store 'tax' for loyal subscribers

Posted in Online on 9th Jun, 2016 11:08 AM
by AlexMuller
Apple will for the first time lower its App Store commission on one condition: if an app can retain a subscriber for over a year, the revenue split will be 85/15.
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+23

Would you trust a bot? Conversational commerce depends on it

Posted in Online on 6th Jun, 2016 07:07 PM
by AlexMuller
As AI technology improves, the number of scenarios where a human needs to take over to answer questions will decrease.
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+26

Ray Kurzweil is building a chatbot for Google

Posted in Online on 28th May, 2016 07:34 PM
by AlexMuller
At a recent exponential technology conference Kurzweil says he and his team at Google are building a chatbot, and that it will be released sometime later this year.
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+38

Google reports trillions of mobile searches per year, adds more location-based features to AdWords

Posted in Online on 25th May, 2016 05:44 PM
by AlexMuller
The competition for mobile advertising dollars that exists between Facebook and Google is about to become even more fierce.
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+24

Google’s summer plan: To become the OS of your life

Posted in Online on 24th May, 2016 11:54 AM
by AlexMuller
By leveraging AI and natural interaction, Google intends to be the OS of your life
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+32

Update for Oculus Rift won't let you port exclusive games to Vive

Posted in Online on 22nd May, 2016 11:32 AM
by AlexMuller
VR fans are showing their frustration at Facebook's anti-consumer business practices.
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+24

Google I/O 2016: The recap of everything you need to know

Posted in Online on 21st May, 2016 05:21 PM
by AlexMuller
It's been a packed three days of announcements, demos, and teasers.
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