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March 2017

Chrome 57 Update

March 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

The Chrome web browser is the most popular in the world. It has a market share of 58.53%. The latest update (Chrome 57) addresses several issues including speed, efficient [...]

Sony Motion Wristband

March 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Sony showcased their Motion Sonic Project at SXSW. It’s a wristband that connects to a tablet and speakers. When you move, it produces sound. There were five demos at [...]

Adobe Semaphore Code Solved

March 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

A high school teacher in Tennessee cracked Adobe’s secret Semaphore code. It was transmitting from Adobe Systems’ offices in San Jose for five years. The code was [...]

Stretchable Electrodes

March 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Scientists have created stretchable electrodes made of a soup thickener. It was created at the Stanford Bao Lab. Its properties were described by Bao as ‘uncompromised [...]

Intel Buys Mobileye for $15.3 Billion

March 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Intel is pushing the self-driving car trend by purchasing Mobileye for $15.3 billion. These two companies worked in the past to develop self-driving cars for BMW. The BMW [...]

Driverless Cars In California Get Approval

March 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

By the end of the year, roads in California may be filled with driverless cars. That is if new legislation removing the requirement for a backup driver is passed. The state [...]

Verizon Fios App with Unlimited Data

March 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

There’s no restrictions on Fios apps unless customers have an unlimited plan. Customers can stream as much content as they want with the Fios Mobile App if they [...]

Airbnb is Worth $31 Billion

March 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Airbnb is a home-sharing startup. That doesn’t sound too impressive, yet it is worth $31 billion. It raised more than a billion dollars in the latest round of [...]

Hyperloop Track Almost Ready

March 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

New pictures of the HyperLoop test track in Nevada were revealed at the Middle East Rail conference in Dubai. It is called DevLoop. It’s 500 meters long and 3.3 meters [...]

PlayStation 4 System Update

March 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

There’s a new system update for the PlayStation 4. It will be available tomorrow. It includes support for an external hard drive via USB. The PlayStation 4 was released [...]

New Nvidia Chip for Self-Driving Cars

March 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Nvidia developed a new chip that controls self-driving cars. It’s called the Xavier system. It’s a system-on-chip processor that’s powerful enough to be [...]

Ford Invests $1 Billion in Argo AI

March 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

Self driving cars need virtual driving systems. That’s the conclusion Ford made when they decided to purchase Argo AI for $1 billion. With the investment, Ford becomes [...]

Remotely Powered Driving Over 5G Network

March 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

Telefonica and Ericsson have an impressive 5G network. You can remotely drive a car that is 40 miles away on their network. Engineers demonstrated the feat at the Idiada test [...]

More Quantum Computing from IBM

March 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

IBM is expanding their quantum computing efforts. They are adding new APIs and an SDK that lets users access their cloud and python programming language. It’s a five [...]

Gmail Can Receive 50MB Attachments

March 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

You can now open larger files in Gmail. Google increased the limit to 50 MB. The sending limit is still 25 MB. According to Engadget, Google Drive can be used to send larger [...]
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