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Amazon Patents Tech to Block In-Store Comparison Shopping

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 09:42
If you visit an Amazon Store, don't expect to be able to compare prices using your smartphone. Amazon's patent describes blocking such checks and sending a sales rep over to see you.

Facebook Using AI to Wipe Out Terrorist Accounts

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 16:51
The social network is leveraging AI, in partnership with human expertise, to keep content from groups like ISIS and Al Qaeda off the platform.

Mayflash Showcases Upcoming F100 Fightstick at E3

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 16:51
Fighting game fans will soon have another weapon in their arsenals.

Porn Company CamSoda Will Pay You to Live Stream Your Life

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 16:51
LifeStream lets people broadcast their candid daily lives online, 24/7, in exchange for cash and some other perks. No sex or nudity required.

'Kill Switch' Merges Movie Magic With Video Game Tricks

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 16:51
In Kill Switch, Will Porter must save humanity by delivering a box to a tower, a journey we witness from a first-person-shooter POV and through visual effects galore.

Twitter Makeover Revamps Reply Icon, Profile Pics

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 13:45
Aesthetic changes will be rolling out across twitter.com, Twitter for iOS, Twitter for Android, TweetDeck, and Twitter Lite 'over the coming weeks and days.'

Microsoft Promises 5 New Xbox Game Pass Games Every Month

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 10:42
So that's at least five new games to play every month for your $10 and a promise none will get removed before November.

Galaxy S8 Had No Major Impact On Samsung's Sales

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 10:42
Neither the Galaxy S8 or LG G6 made the list of the Top 10 best-selling phones for the three months ending April 2017, according to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.

Xstation Console Combines PS4 and Xbox One

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 10:42
Why have two consoles taking up space when you can have both in one?

How to Jazz Up Your Boring Windows 10 Desktop Theme

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 10:42
Time to spruce up Windows 10 with a cool desktop image and a lively color? Here's how to splash Windows 10 with a fresh look via the Creators Update.

Amazon Launches Dash Wand With Alexa

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 07:29
It costs $20, but comes with $20 credit (for a limited time) and 90 days free access to AmazonFresh worth $45.

Konami Is Making Life Difficult for Former Employees

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 07:29
The company is making it difficult for former staff to get new jobs and even health insurance.

Google Drive App to Become 'Backup and Sync'

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 22:09
Google is relaunching the Mac and PC apps that let you upload files to your Google Drive, making it easier to schedule backups.

Microsoft AI Achieves Perfect Ms. Pac-Man Score

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 18:46
Multiple artificial intelligence 'agents' worked in tandem to predict the best moves for Ms. Pac-Man, achieving a perfect score of 999,990.

Giving Online Learning a Try With a Crash Course in Robot Ethics

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 18:46
I recently took a Philosophy of Technology and Design class through FutureLearn, but did it make me a massive open online course (MOOC) convert?

Get 2 Percent Back With Amazon Prime Reload

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 15:43
Amazon's new rewards program offers 2 percent back every time you add funds to your Amazon.com Gift Card Balance using your checking account.

Microsoft Forced to Release More Patches for Windows XP (Yep)

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 15:43
They're designed to protect against future state-sponsored malware attacks akin to last month's WannaCry, but are not a substitute for upgrading your OS.

Faster, Multi-Process Firefox Finally Arrives

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 15:43
Multiple computing processes, already available in Google Chrome, mean Firefox will be a better steward of a PC's memory.

iPad Pro Is the Fastest Tablet Ever

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 15:43
The A10X Fusion is the most powerful processor we've ever tested; it's significantly faster than Qualcomm's latest chipset.

Razer Blade Stealth Upgraded With 13.3-Inch Screen

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 12:33
The Razer Blade Stealth, a sleek ultraportable equally at home in the board room and in your gaming den, is updated with a larger display and gunmetal gray makeover.