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Facebook adds livestream features to old videos

5 days 13 hours ago
Facebook says its Live videos are wildly popular and generate around six times the interaction other videos do. That's why it's testing a new feature that adds the elements responsible for making Live a more engaging, interactive experience to non-Li...

'chaiOS' bug can cause iMessage to crash with a text message

5 days 14 hours ago
There's a new bug floating around called "chaiOS" that appears to be a basic GitHub link. However, when you text it to a person via the iMessage app (whether on iOS or MacOS), it will crash the app and possibly cause the device to freeze and restart....

Google's Project Fi now offers unlimited data (with a catch)

5 days 14 hours ago
Google's Project Fi can make sense if you only use a smattering of data and want to save money, but it hasn't been an especially good deal if you consume gigabytes like they're going out of style. Thankfully, there's now an unlimited option... of sor...

Google tool lets you train AI without writing code

5 days 15 hours ago
In many ways, the biggest challenge in widening the adoption of AI isn't making it better -- it's making the tech accessible to more companies. You typically need at least some programming to train a machine learning system, which rules it out for co...

Lyft and Aptiv will partner on self-driving cars beyond CES

5 days 15 hours ago
This year at CES, ride-hailing app company Lyft partnered with Aptiv, an autonomous tech company, for a pilot program involving self-driving cars. Modified BMWs were available for on-demand rides to up to 20 destinations within Las Vegas as part of t...

Bitcoin tumbles below $10,000, half of its peak value

5 days 16 hours ago
Bitcoin has crashed to as low as $9,500, falling below $10,000 for the first time since November and neatly halving its December 19th peak of $19,000, according to Coinbase. It has declined steadily since CES 2018 started, thanks to reports that Sout...

Amazon renews ‘The Tick’ for a second season

5 days 16 hours ago
Amazon decided to take on the quirky superhero spoof The Tick in 2016 despite the fact that the last live-action version of the comic was cancelled before it could complete a single season. But that risk seems to be paying off because Amazon has now...

YouTube taps Kevin Durant for more sports-focused video

5 days 16 hours ago
Kevin Durant's YouTube channel is extremely popular; it's a place his fans can go to learn more about the basketball star through fan Q&As and take a peek inside his workout sessions. That's why it's not a huge surprise that, as CNET reports, You...

A new 'Fable' game is reportedly in the works

5 days 17 hours ago
A brand new Fable game is in the works, or so says a number of sources close to the rumored project. According to Eurogamer, UK developer Playground has been given the job of creating a new, big-budget revisit to the fantasy world of Albion, and whil...

Google opens an office in China's Silicon Valley

5 days 18 hours ago
Google's often fractious relationship with China may be softening on the news that the search giant is opening a new office in the country. The company already has two facilities in China, located in Beijing and Shanghai, but will now rent space in a...

Mitsubishi's mirrorless car cameras can spot distant traffic

5 days 18 hours ago
Mirrorless cars, terrifying as they may sound, as coming. In 2015, the United Nations gave the go ahead for carmakers to replace mirrors with cameras and display systems, so the race is on to design tech that's fit for the job. Now, Mitsubishi says i...

The Morning After: Wednesday, January 17th 2018

5 days 20 hours ago
Welcome to the middle, and we've got more car news from the North American International Auto Show, which kicked off almost immediately after last week's CES. There is no rest. Also: a space junk laser.

Microsoft's 15-inch Surface Book 2 comes to 17 new countries

5 days 21 hours ago
Microsoft first launched the Surface Book 2 in November, but so far, both the 13- and 15-inch variants have only been available in the US. That's about to change, however, as the 15-inch model is now on pre-order in Australia, Canada, France, German,...

London’s new electric taxis scuppered by faulty sensor

5 days 22 hours ago
London's new electric taxis have been delayed. The "TX" cabs developed by LEVC were supposed to arrive in the capital late last year. But there's a problem with the system that tracks time and distance — recorded as electric "pulses" — fo...
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