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Top news this week, 19th-23rd of September 2016

Important announcements Alienware claims VR laptops will be Nintendo Wii U’s rival soon The new Alienware laptops have VR capability thanks to NVIDIA’s GTX 10-Series graphics, but they are only another step in a major scheme. Alienware global marketing director Joe Olmsted claims the next-generation VR-ready Alienware notebook coupled with the HTC Vive or Oculus…

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Daily News – 23rd of September 2016

What’s new Yahoo confirms the hack of 500 million email accounts First of all find out how you can verify if you’re at risk here. Yahoo said it has confirmed that certain user account information was stolen from its network in late 2014 by what it believes was a state-sponsored hacker. The data stolen may have…

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Daily News – 22nd of September 2016

What’s new Iris scanning may be the next wave of mobile biometrics ABI Research analyst Marina Lu has picked iris scanning as “one of the safest” means to secure user identities on smartphones. The Singapore-based researcher says the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 released last month will help spread the technology and increase adoption of mobile…

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Daily News – 21st of September 2016

What’s new Microsoft finally removes the Get Windows 10 app from Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs Almost two months after officially ending its “Get Windows 10” campaign, Microsoft is enabling removal of the associated app possible via an update. KB3184143 “removes the Get Windows 10 app and other software related to the Windows 10 free…

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Daily News – 20th of September 2016

What’s new Google acquires natural language understanding startup API.AI In addition to its developers tools, Api.ai offers a conversational assistant app with more than 20 million users. Google did not disclose its plans for integrating the startup’s technology. That will be important, as Google already has tools for natural language understanding and speech recognition, and…

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Top news this week, 12th-16th of September 2016

Important announcements Samsung is sending mixed signals about what to do with the Galaxy Note 7 Samsung’s troubles as it tries to recall millions of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are continuing to stack up, and its advice for dealing with the phones just got a little more complicated. Now, Samsung is telling customers in South…

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Daily News – 16th of September 2016

What’s new Virtual reality in spotlight at Tokyo Game Show It’s still anyone’s guess how VR will play out as a business in years ahead. But most everyone agrees that’s the way of the future. And Yasuo Takahashi, director at Sony Interactive Entertainment, the game division of Japanese electronics and entertainment giant Sony Corp., believes…

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Daily News – 15th of September 2016

What’s new Alexa can finally change the colors of your Philips Hue lights Philips Hue’s app-enabled, color-changing light bulbs were among the very first smart-home gadgets to sync with Alexa, Amazon’s popular voice-activated, virtual assistant. Pair the two up, and you’ll be able to turn lights on and off or dim them up and down…

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