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Amazon Lex, the technology behind Alexa, opens up to developers

Amazon Lex, the technology powering Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa, has exited preview, according...

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The augmented reality gold rush is afoot

Who will be the Pixar of AR? Someone oughta be rounding up Hollywood special effects engineers...

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Gillmor Gang: Fossil Fuel

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The Gillmor Gang — Doc Searls, Keith Teare, Frank Radice, and Steve Gillmor....

Apple testing process for autonomous safety drivers revealed in DMV documents

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Apple has developed a testing procedure for drivers who would act as failsafe...

Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants to turn cloud-based AI into an extension of our brains

2 days ago

Elon Musk has been working on a Neuralink, a human-computer brain interface...

Alibaba’s Ant Financial takes control of HelloPay to extend its reach in Southeast Asia

3 days ago

Another day, another deal to widen the reach of Ant Financial, the fintech-focused...

A low-flying pet supplies company just sold to PetSmart in the biggest e-commerce sale ever

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If you haven’t heard of Chewy, you aren’t alone. But PetSmart, the retail giant...

Erdogan’s victory means uncertain times for Turkey’s startups

5 days ago

In 2008 I had the privilege to travel to Istanbul to check out the tech scene. ...

Alibaba’s Ant Financial may have won the bidding war for MoneyGram after upping its offer to $1.2B

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Ant Financial, the Alibaba affiliate company focused on financial services,...

Smart running shoes won’t make you faster, but they could help you avoid getting hurt

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Altra’s Torin IQ were inevitable. Sensors integrated into articles of clothing...

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Game over, man! The NES Classic is discontinued planet-wide

Well, it was fun while it lasted. The NES Classic Edition (it went by several names, but you know what I mean) was the must-have...

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Twitch opens up its money-making tools to tens of thousands of non-Partnered channels

On the heels of yesterday’s news about expanded subscription options for partners, video streaming site Twitch today announced...

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With its Unity Buy SDK, Shopify now lets mobile games sell real goods

Mobile game developers tend to enjoy offering swag related to their games, especially if those amass any kind of decent-sized...

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Photo Essay: The Homeless Children on the Streets of Kitale, Kenya

It’s five o’clock in the morning, and a cold mist lies upon the small Kenyan town of Kitale. Only if you walk around the...

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Minecraft in Real Life: Retoucher Turns Real Animals Into Cubic Creations

Copyright disputes, huge camera announcements, the decline and fall of Instagram botting, this week has been a pretty serious...

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People are Forming Instagram ‘Pods’ to Try and Beat the Big Bad Algorithm

There’s a new Instagram fad in town, and it promises to bring you more followers, likes, comments, and exposure for your work....