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Japanese company fires its workers and replaces them with AI  👤1786

2017-01-06 13:16:16

A Japanese insurance company is replacing its staff with an artificial intelligence system.

Scientists Discover a New Organ in the Human Body  👤2363

2017-01-05 10:00:25

Scientists recently discovered what they are calling a new human organ that exists in the digestive system.

Amazon Echo-Style Voice Control Is Coming To More Appliances  👤1611

2017-01-04 14:32:47

Amazon and Whirlpool are hoping homeowners will pay for the luxury of not having to run down the stairs to pause a load of laundry or sprint to the kitchen to check on dinner.

Amazon Is Teasing a Huge Digital Sale for Dec. 30  👤3435

2016-12-30 12:32:58

Amazon is known for offering discounts on everything from TVs to speakers and home appliances during its Black Friday promotions in November and Prime Day sales in July. Now, it's planning to offer bargains on various types of digital content including TV shows, apps, games, movies, music, and more as part of its Amazon Digital Day on Dec. 30.

at an Alarming Rate  👤3056

2016-12-28 13:59:15

Just 7,100 cheetahs remain across the globe as the species continues to face a range of threats largely caused by humans, according to new research.

Now Use Your Apple Watch to Play Pokémon Go  👤4375

2016-12-26 18:57:53

Pokémon Go players with an Apple Watch will now be able to scout for nearby creatures and grab items from Pokéstops without reaching for their phone.

Arctic heatwave could break records  👤2023

2016-12-24 12:30:06

Temperatures at the North Pole could be up to 20 degrees higher than average this Christmas Eve, in what scientists say is a record-breaking heatwave.

Some young dinosaurs shed teeth, say experts  👤5876

2016-12-23 13:54:19

Some dinosaurs lost their teeth as they grew up, according to fossil evidence.

How to Make Sure You Don’t Miss Important Phone Calls  👤2065

2016-12-22 15:40:27

When you're heading to a meeting or just need to focus on work, the iPhone's Do Not Disturb feature can be helpful for silencing unnecessary alerts and calls. But there are some people you may want to hear from no matter what situation you're in, like a spouse or a son or daughter.

This device could improve your vision from home  👤3856

2016-12-21 13:38:51

The EyeQue personal vision tracker allows you to test your vision at home using just the EyeQue miniscope and a smartphone. 

How to Free Up Storage Space on Your Android Phone  👤2249

2016-12-20 11:21:20

Between the thousands of photos you've snapped over the years and your massive music library, you're bound to reach your phone's storage capacity sooner or later. Some Android devices offer flexible options that allow you to manage your content and clear space fairly easily.

How to Charge Your iPhone Faster  👤1732

2016-12-19 12:35:44

When your iPhone's battery is depleted, it can't charge fast enough. Being stuck without your phone often means being stranded without social contact, your map, your music library and your video game collection among other things.

Nintendo’s Super Mario iPhone Game Comes Out Today  👤1997

2016-12-16 12:16:40

The wait is over, Mario fans: Nintendo is about to officially release Super Mario Run.

‘Pokémon Go’ comes to Sri Lanka  👤3032

2016-12-15 08:56:16

People in Sri Lanka and other South Asian countries can now go berserk over catching Pokémon characters in their neighbourhoods.

New Google Doodle Celebrates 105th Anniversary of the First Expedition to the South Pole  👤2299

2016-12-14 15:22:34

On Dec. 14, 1911, humans reached the South Pole for the first time, and on Wednesday Google commemorated the 105th anniversary of that milestone with a new Doodle.

How to Find All of the Selfies on Your iPhone  👤2185

2016-12-12 13:40:48

If the prominence of selfie sticks has taught us anything, it's that selfies are here to stay. Some smartphones, including the iPhone, store all of these self portraits in one place so that they're easier to find.

Cryogenic storage offers hope for renewable energy  👤1694

2016-12-11 15:58:54

The world's largest cold energy storage plant is being commissioned at a site near Manchester.

Japan tests magnetic space junk remover  👤2058

2016-12-10 11:16:17

Japan has launched a cargo ship which will use a half mile- (700m)-long tether to remove some of the vast amount of debris from Earth's orbit.

Up your cycling game with these augmented-reality glasses  👤1787

2016-12-09 12:32:00

These smart cycling glasses, called Raptors, are the only ones that do not obstruct your view as you ride.

Sony’s PlayStation 4 Just Passed 50 Million Units Sold  👤1208

2016-12-08 15:15:30

Sony's PlayStation 4 video games console continues to rack up strong sales numbers: The company says the system, available in 122 countries, just passed the 50 million units sold through worldwide mark. 

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