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ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com uses AI to generate endless fake faces

February 15, 2019

Via: The Verge

The ability of AI to generate fake visuals is not yet mainstream knowledge, but a new website — ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com — offers a quick and persuasive education. The site is the creation of Philip Wang, a software engineer at Uber, and […]


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Chinese phones now account for a third of the European market, with Huawei leading the way

February 14, 2019

Via: The Verge

The latest figures from market analysts Canalys have quantified a trend that many of us might have sensed in 2018: the rise of the Chinese phone in Europe. The year saw huge flagship launch events in Paris hosted by Huawei […]


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AirPods 2, iPad mini 5, Airpower, new iPad sales predicted to start on March 22

February 12, 2019

Via: Apple Insider

According to Greek-language site iPhonehellas, a “reliable source” inside the Chinese supply chain has said given the March 22 date as the launch of preorders for the trio of products. Additionally, in a post to Slashleaks that has since been […]


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2019 iPhone said to be sticking with Lightning, keep 5W charger

February 11, 2019

Via: Apple Insider

Citing sources familiar with the matter, Macotakara is making the claim that Lightning will be retained. Reasons claimed are to keep costs down, as well as to prevent antagonizing customers and manufacturers with a shift to the newer connection method. […]


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Microsoft really doesn’t want you to use Internet Explorer anymore

February 8, 2019

Via: The Verge

Microsoft killed off the Internet Explorer brand nearly four years ago, choosing Edge as its modern browser for Windows 10. Internet Explorer lived on as plumbing for Windows and for business compatibility, but Microsoft isn’t supporting it with new web […]


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Can we trust Huawei with 5G?

February 7, 2019

Via: The Verge

The backbone of America’s future wireless communications could be under threat, according to a congressional hearing Wednesday on the security of 5G. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) argued that the new 5G networks could be prone to foreign interference, particularly if […]


Gadgets, Products, Tech News

Google’s Nest Secure alarm system is about to double as a voice assistant

February 4, 2019

Via: The Verge

Is there anything quite as wonderful as unlocking the hidden potential of a gadget years after it debuts? Today, owners of Google’s $400 Nest Secure home security system will get this chance as Google starts issuing an over-the-air update that […]


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Facebook, Google, and Apple in the spotlight for security issues on the AppleInsider Podcast

February 1, 2019

Via: Apple Insider

This would normally be the week of dissecting the latest Apple earnings call but far too much has happened since then. Victor does fill us in on the surprising reactions to the financial information in this call but then he […]


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Qualcomm versus US FTC ‘no license, no chips’ antitrust trial wraps up

January 30, 2019

Via: Apple Insider

The trial arguments that have taken the better part of January concluded on Tuesday, ahead of schedule. Closing arguments from both the Federal Trade Commission’s battery of attorneys, versus Qualcomm’s array were heard. “The evidence is overwhelming that Qualcomm engaged […]


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Why Microsoft Could Deflate Slack’s IPO, WhatsApp Top Messaging App, and More

January 29, 2019

Via: CMSWire

While the use of these VPAs and chatbots aims to increase productivity and take on some of the more mundane workplace tasks, they don’t’ come without risk, according to Helen Poitevin, senior research director at Gartner. According to recent research, […]