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Top news this week, 24th-28th of October 2016

Important announcements Google buys eye-tracking VR tech Eyefluence, a startup that focuses on using eye tracking for augmented reality and virtual reality applications has announced in a blogpost that it is joining Google. Google is continuing work on a standalone headset that blends virtual and augmented reality. The device will work completely standalone without any…

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Daily News – 28th of October 2016

What’s new New MacBook Pro can’t connect to your iPhone, iPad without a dongle or new cable Apple finally made the new Macbook Pro official. It comes with Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C ports and one 3.5mm audio jack (phew), but no Lightning port to connect iPhone and iPad devices with the new MacBook Pro. This…

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Daily News – 27th of October 2016

What’s new Facebook now lets verified users make money with sponsored posts Facebook is extending its branded content policy to allow users with verified profiles to rake in ad revenue from sponsored posts. However, this isn’t Instagram (aka the wild west of unregulated advertisements disguised as regular posts). Facebook has conditions in place that verified…

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Daily News – 26th of October 2016

What’s new Microsoft makes its deep learning tools available to all The open-source Cognitive Toolkit will let anyone train their own AI. Formerly known as the CNTK, Microsoft says the beta version of the Cognitive Toolkit is not only faster than previous incarnations, but it is also beats out competing deep learning toolkits, especially when…

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Daily News – 25th of October 2016

What’s new Google buys eye-tracking VR tech Eyefluence, a startup that focuses on using eye tracking for augmented reality and virtual reality applications has announced in a blogpost that it is joining Google. Google is continuing work on a standalone headset that blends virtual and augmented reality. The device will work completely standalone without any smartphone…

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Top news this week, 17th-21st of October 2016

Important announcements Facebook quietly signs EU’s Privacy Shield data treaty Social networking giant Facebook has agreed to adopt a new European Union (EU) data accord that allows personal information to be transferred to the US, potentially sparking yet another privacy row, the media reported. Privacy Shield, a replacement deal that was designed to provide extra…

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Daily News – 21st of October 2016

What’s new Linux users urged to install patch after serious security flaw There’s a Linux vulnerability in the wild that’s apparently been residing in just about every Linux version for the last nine years, and Linux users will want to install a patch as soon as possible. The exploit is titled CVE-2016-5195, and it’s a…

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Daily News – 20th of October 2016

What’s new Tesla brings self-driving hardware to its entire fleet Every Tesla car produced from today, including the most affordable Model 3, will be equipped with “full self-driving capability” the EV automaker has announced today. The news makes Tesla the first mainstream car company to commit to self-driving technologies. It’s a hugely significant step, not…

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