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Okay Google, you need a cuter name

The first thing I say when I wake up every morning is “Okay Google”. Now don’t worry - it’s not shrieked amidst some kind of panicked, cold sweat. I’m not having nightmares about search engines, or even the prolonged suffering of Google+ (though someone surely should be). For the past month, saying …

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Apple considering drones to improve its Map service

Apple is reportedly assembling ‘a team of robotics and data-collection experts’ which will be working with drones to update Apple Maps   In a bid to improve the navigation abilities of its ‘Maps’ app, Apple now plans to use drones to get more information for its product. According to a …

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Fake news detector plug-in developed

As pressure mounts on firms such as Google, Facebook and Twitter to do more to tackle fake news, some are taking things into their own hands. Technologist Daniel Sieradski has developed a plug-in - known as BS Detector - that flags up "questionable" websites on Facebook and Twitter. The plug-in …

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Pocket-Size Device Lets You Print from Anywhere

A new mobile robotic printer that is only a little bigger than three stacked hockey pucks will enable people to print anywhere and on any size page of paper. Smartphones, tablets and laptops make it easy for people to work on the go, but traditionally, printers have been cumbersome to …

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Hackers Turn Tesla Into a Brain-Controlled Car

“Oh it’s turning. Brake! Alright, we’re scared but we’re good.” The Tesla Model S had only gone a few feet, rolling mostly straight from one empty spot in the parking garage to another. The driver wasn’t actually behind the wheel, though. He sat in the passenger’s seat, donning an EEG …

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Nokia smartphones to return in 2017

Group of former Nokia executives licenses the brand name from Microsoft and Nokia to make Android smartphones o you pine for the days of your Nokia 3210? When phones were simple and the Finish company was cutting edge? That’s the kind of nostalgia that the Nokia brand will be banking …

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