This 'AI' standing desk really just has a touchscreen tablet built-in

I have a standing desk. I like it. I’m standing right now, actually, and blogging at the same time. My standing desk is automated, so I push buttons on its attached remote, and it goes up and down. It also has some onboard memory and saves heights for me. It’s neat but not too wild. Meanwhile, a company called Autonomous says its new SmartDesk More...

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By antonio75 On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Tesla is reportedly developing its own chip with AMD for self-driving cars

Tesla is reportedly working on a chip to handle all the tasks needed to power the fleet of fully self-driving cars that its CEO Elon Musk promised would be road-ready by 2019. According to CNBC, the electric carmaker More...

By antonio75 On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Democrats want new rules to keep foreign influence off social media ads

After Facebook disclosed earlier this month that Russia had used its ad platform to promote propaganda, politicians quickly called for closer scrutiny of the company’s ad system. Today, in a letter to the Federal More...

By antonio75 On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg says anti-Semitic targeting was 'a fail on our part'

In a post today, Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg made her first public statement on a recent ProPublica investigation of ad-targeting to hate groups, calling the issue “a fail on our part.” More...

By antonio75 On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Nicotine in e-cigs is not only addictive, it might also increase your risk of heart disease

Even after puffing on just one electronic cigarette with nicotine, healthy non-smokers were found to have a biological marker known to increase the risk of heart disease in tobacco users, according to a new study. More...

By antonio75 On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Faraday Future admits its employees designed parts of LeEco's electric car

New patents published today by the US Patent and Trademark Office show that Faraday Future was responsible for at least some of the design of the LeSee, an all-electric car belonging to Chinese conglomerate LeEco. More...

By antonio75 On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Mexico's back-to-back earthquakes, explained by a seismologist

The second major earthquake to strike Mexico in less than two weeks has caused catastrophic damage in the country’s capital. The magnitude 7.1 temblor started at around 1:15PM — cracking highways, collapsing More...

By antonio75 On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Hulu’s live TV service finally makes its way to Roku

Hulu’s live TV service and redesigned app are finally coming to Roku devices. The new service has been slowly rolling out for months now, and it’s launched on almost every other platform, including Apple TV, More...

By antonio75 On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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Amazon is telling customers that people bought gifts for their non-existent baby

You know that story about how Target was able to predict that a teen girl was pregnant based on her shopping habits? Retailers have a lot of information about you based on things you watch and stuff you buy online, More...

By antonio75 On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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These concept smart glasses let you control your phone by scratching your nose

Using a phone or smartwatch when you’re supposed to be talking to someone has become an accepted rudeness in the 21st century. So, a group of researchers have a possible solution to this minor societal ill: prototype More...