• ACN Newswire43 minutes ago

    HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair: Keys to Success in Use of Artificial Intelligence

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  • Pixel camera app will support external mics on October 18th
    Engadget45 minutes ago

    Pixel camera app will support external mics on October 18th

    Google made much ado of the Pixel line's suitability to pro photography with its Annie Leibovitz partnership, but it couldn't really say the same for video when owners still have to use the built-in microphone with the official camera app. Google is adding support for Android-friendly wired

  • 'eBay owes me £164 – why won't it pay?'
    The Telegraph2 hours ago

    'eBay owes me £164 – why won't it pay?'

    I sold a pair of collectable trainers on eBay some nine months ago. The person who bought them from me put in a return request as they found a small mark on one of the shoes.

  • Kenya's Safaricom loses 1.6 percent users' market share in second quarter
    Reuters2 hours ago

    Kenya's Safaricom loses 1.6 percent users' market share in second quarter

    Kenya's Safaricom lost 1.6 percent of its telecom subscribers' market share in the quarter ended June, the industry regulator said, marking the third straight quarterly drop for the country's biggest operator. The firm, part-owned by South Africa's Vodacom and Britain's Vodafone,

  • Google AI can spot advanced breast cancer more effectively than humans
    Engadget3 hours ago

    Google AI can spot advanced breast cancer more effectively than humans

    Google has delivered further evidence that AI could become a valuable ally in detecting cancer. The company's researchers have developed a deep learning tool that can spot metastatic (advanced) breast cancer with a greater accuracy than pathologists when looking at slides. The team trained its

  • Apple buys music analytics company Asaii: Axios
    Reuters4 hours ago

    Apple buys music analytics company Asaii: Axios

    (Reuters) - Apple Inc has acquired music analytics start-up Asaii, Axios reported on Sunday, citing sources, in a bid to strengthen content recommendations to its music users.

  • Hyundai's Kona Electric is ready to hit the road
    Engadget5 hours ago

    Hyundai's Kona Electric is ready to hit the road

    Hyundai likely isn't the first automaker that springs to mind when talking about electric vehicles, but maybe it should be. While industry stalwarts like Ford and startups like Tesla dominate the conversation around the future of the EV market, Hyundai is out here quietly developing a a crossover

  • Behind the wheel of Hyundai's Nexo Fuel Cell EV
    Engadget5 hours ago

    Behind the wheel of Hyundai's Nexo Fuel Cell EV

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  • Self-repairing material plucks carbon from the air
    Engadget5 hours ago

    Self-repairing material plucks carbon from the air

    The substance uses its combination of a gel-like polymer with chloroplasts (cell elements that handle photosynthesis in plants) to grow by snatching carbon from the air after exposure to light. If you cracked or scratched an already-solidified piece of this material, the newly exposed sides would promptly

  • Reuters6 hours ago

    China slaps anti-dumping duty on chemical from U.S., Japan

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China will impose anti-dumping tariffs on imports of hydroiodic acid from the United States and Japan, the Ministry of Commerce said on Monday.

  • Amazon's 'Transparent' will end with a movie-length musical episode
    Engadget7 hours ago

    Amazon's 'Transparent' will end with a movie-length musical episode

    Much like Netflix's challenges with House of Cards, the creators of Amazon's Transparent have faced a problem: how do they wrap up the final season of a long-running show in a way that does the series justice, especially with the departure of a key cast member? Series creator Jill Soloway has

  • US Senators push Canada to exclude Huawei from its 5G strategy
    Engadget8 hours ago

    US Senators push Canada to exclude Huawei from its 5G strategy

    Senators Mark Warner and Marco Rubio have sent a letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asking him to "reconsider" Huawei's involvement in any of the country's 5G plans. There's "ample evidence" to suggest that no large Chinese company is completely free of

  • Reuters8 hours ago

    BRIEF-China Baoli Technologies Holdings Enters Technology Cooperation Deal

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  • 'Destiny 2: Forsaken' purchases now include earlier add-ons
    Engadget10 hours ago

    'Destiny 2: Forsaken' purchases now include earlier add-ons

    Destiny 2: Forsaken is a significant improvement to a game that had a rough start, but it also had a rude surprise for newcomers: it didn't include the two expansions from the original game, making you pay twice just to catch up with people who had been there since the beginning. As of October 16th

  • US Senators ask India's PM to rethink strict data localization plans
    Engadget11 hours ago

    US Senators ask India's PM to rethink strict data localization plans

    Starting on October 15th, global payment giants such as Mastercard, Visa and AMEX would have to store transactions that occurred in India on servers physically located within the country. Now, US Senators John Cornyn and Mark Warner have written a letter to India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi,

  • Original Content podcast: We can't resist the thoughtful glamour of 'The Crown'
    TechCrunch12 hours ago

    Original Content podcast: We can't resist the thoughtful glamour of 'The Crown'

    Yes, there are talented actors and fancy costumes on-screen, and yes, there's an acclaimed writer at the helm who specializes in dramatizing real history. On the latest episode of the Original Content podcast, we're joined by Catherine Shu to discuss the first two seasons of "The Crown,

  • Distributed kitchen service Pilotworks is shutting down
    TechCrunch12 hours ago

    Distributed kitchen service Pilotworks is shutting down

    It is with a heavy heart that after failing to raise the necessary capital to continue operations, Pilotworks will cease operations on October 13th, 2018. This is a sad outcome for Pilotworks, the makers in our kitchens, and independent food in general. It seems that by focusing on new food entrepreneurs

  • Netflix's 'BoJack Horseman' is coming to international TV networks
    Engadget13 hours ago

    Netflix's 'BoJack Horseman' is coming to international TV networks

    At this rate, BoJack Horseman is so ubiquitous that it might be harder to avoid the Netflix show than to watch it. Hot on the heels of the Comedy Central deal, Variety has learned that Lionsgate's Debmar-Mercury has secured the rights to sell the first three seasons of the animated series to international

  • Better Buy: Baidu Inc. vs. MercadoLibre
    Motley Fool14 hours ago

    Better Buy: Baidu Inc. vs. MercadoLibre

    Should you buy the Chinese search giant or the fast-growing Latin American marketplace?

  • 'Fortnite' creator Epic Games sues YouTuber for selling cheats
    Engadget14 hours ago

    'Fortnite' creator Epic Games sues YouTuber for selling cheats

    Epic Games is no stranger to suing Fortnite cheaters, but now it's aiming at a particularly high-profile target. The developer has filed a lawsuit against YouTube personality Brandon Lucas (aka "Golden Modz") and his frequent partner Colton Conter ("Excentric") for using and

  • 10 Reasons to Buy Activision Blizzard Stock and Never Sell
    Motley Fool15 hours ago

    10 Reasons to Buy Activision Blizzard Stock and Never Sell

    This top video-game company is piecing together an entertainment empire.

  • The best Internet security: Layers of protection and good habits
    Engadget16 hours ago

    The best Internet security: Layers of protection and good habits

    This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. The best protection consists of setting up and maintaining layers of security on your devices: keeping your operating

  • IBM's Revenue Growth May Take a Breather
    Motley Fool17 hours ago

    IBM's Revenue Growth May Take a Breather

    The mainframe maker likely turned from tailwind to headwind in the third quarter.

  • After Math: Every robot was parkour fighting
    Engadget17 hours ago

    After Math: Every robot was parkour fighting

    What a week it's been! Between Google's Pixel 3 event, the lucky landing by the Soyuz crew, and Facebook's latest data breach, it feels like we almost didn't have time to talk about Waymo's self-driving cars, Amazon's new line of picker bots and Boston Dynamic's gymnastic

  • Pentagon data breach compromises up to 30,000 workers
    Engadget19 hours ago

    Pentagon data breach compromises up to 30,000 workers

    The Pentagon still has to grapple with data security woes despite efforts to harden its sites and networks. Defense Department officials have revealed that a travel record data breach at an unnamed contractor exposed the personal info of military and civilian staffers, including credit cards. Department