Nintendo Switch tiptoes toward letting users back up their data – Ars Technica


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Nintendo Switch tiptoes toward letting users back up their data
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Enlarge / New Switch firmware, new Super Mario Odyssey profile-icon options! And that means T-REX MARIO! RWAAAR! Nintendo. reader comments 7. Share this story. As the Nintendo Switch loses some of its brand-new luster, fans have begun to question …
Nintendo Switch update adds video capture and save data transfersPolygon


Nintendo Switch 4.0 Update Adds Video Capture And Data Transfer Support, MoreGameSpot
Nintendo Switch update adds video capture and profile transfersEngadget
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Pixel 2 XL: What’s up with that screen? – CNET


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Pixel 2 XL: What's up with that screen?
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The Pixel 2 vs. the Pixel 2 XL. The smaller phone uses a 5-inch Samsung AMOLED screen, while the larger has a 6-inch LG P-OLED one. James Martin/CNET. You might have heard: The Google Pixel 2 XL has a less-than-perfect screen. Depending on …
The Pixel 2 XL would be the best phone in the world if its screen wasn't so weirdThe Verge


Google's new Pixel 2 feature that identifies things you photograph isn't ready for primetime just yetBusiness Insider
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How Do You Beat The AlphaGo AI? Make A Smarter Version – PCMag


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How Do You Beat The AlphaGo AI? Make A Smarter Version
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AlphaGo, the first computer program to beat the world champion at the game of Go, recently found itself losing dozens of matches. Who was the program's new challenger? A more powerful version of itself. This new and improved AlphaGo can actually learn
Google's AI Has Made Some Pretty Huge Leaps This WeekSlate Magazine (blog)


AlphaGo Zero Shows Machines Can Become Superhuman Without Any HelpMIT Technology Review
DeepMind AlphaGo: AI Teaches Itself 'Thousands of Years of Human Knowledge' Without HelpNewsweek
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Samsung’s new camera has 17 lenses and costs $10500 – CNET


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Samsung's new camera has 17 lenses and costs $10500
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Samsung's 360 Round is looking at you. James Martin/CNET. With 17 lenses and a $10,500 price tag, Samsung's 360 Round camera is not messing around. Equipped with two pairs of eight lenses and one in the center staring up, the 360 Round is designed …
The Samsung Round 360 records live 4K 360-degree video with spatial audioVentureBeat


Samsung's 360 Round camera livestreams 3D VREngadget
Samsung's 360 Round camera has 17 lensesThe Verge
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REVIEW: Sonos’ Alexa-powered smart speaker makes me want to ditch all my ‘dumb’ speakers – Business Insider


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REVIEW: Sonos' Alexa-powered smart speaker makes me want to ditch all my 'dumb' speakers
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Sonos has made a name for itself among audiophiles with its line of connected speakers. Now it has a new model that does more than just allow you to play your favorite tunes in every room of your house. The $200 Sonos One isn't just a connected speaker.
Sonos One review: Alexa has never sounded betterThe Verge


Sonos One review: The best-sounding smart speaker you can buyEngadget
The Sonos One offers all that wireless speaker goodness with a side of AlexaTechCrunch
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Apple still hasn’t admitted it’s working on a self-driving car, but this video says otherwise – BGR


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Apple still hasn't admitted it's working on a self-driving car, but this video says otherwise
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Rumors about Apple and self-driving cars have been flying since baby Jony Ive bought his first Hot Wheels car, but the company has been impressively secretive about any projects, at least in public. The closest we've come to an admission that Apple has
Here's a closer look at Apple's secret self-driving carThe Verge


Apple self-driving car sensors appear on Twitter videoCNET
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New neural network teaches itself Go, spanks the pros – Ars Technica


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New neural network teaches itself Go, spanks the pros
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This time, the Go-playing algorithm didn't need any human players to help it. John Timmer – 10/18/2017, 12:30 PM. Enlarge · DeepMind · reader comments 0. Share this story. While artificial intelligence software has made huge strides recently, in many
Self-taught, 'superhuman' AI now even smarter: makersPhys.Org


Google's DeepMind unveils AlphaGo AI that learns from itself and beat its predecessorsVentureBeat
AlphaGo Zero Goes From Rank Beginner to Grandmaster in Three Days—Without Any HelpIEEE Spectrum
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How Scientists Watched the Stars Collide – Bloomberg


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How Scientists Watched the Stars Collide
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For the first time in history, astronomers heard a cosmic whisper and inferred a mega-bang. Here's why it all makes sense. by. Faye Flam. @fayeflam More stories by Faye Flam. October 18, 2017, 11:10 AM PDT. First, get your lasers in order. Photograph
A New Era For Astronomy Has BegunNPR


Gravitational Waves Show How Fast The Universe is ExpandingAstronomy Magazine
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Gravitational Waves Show How Fast The Universe is Expanding – Astronomy Magazine


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Gravitational Waves Show How Fast The Universe is Expanding
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This artist concept shows a cloud of debris ejected into space as two neutron stars merge. NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/CI Lab. The first gravitational wave observed from a neutron star merger offers the potential for a whole raft of new discoveries.
A New Era For Astronomy Has BegunNPR


How Scientists Watched the Stars CollideBloomberg
Merging neutron stars emit both gravitational waves and lightSpaceFlight Insider
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‘This is very alarming!’: Flying insects vanish from nature preserves – Washington Post


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'This is very alarming!': Flying insects vanish from nature preserves
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Not long ago, a lengthy drive on a hot day wouldn't be complete without scraping bug guts off a windshield. But splattered insects have gone the way of the Chevy Nova — you just don't see them on the road like you used to. Biologists call this the
Warning of 'ecological Armageddon' after dramatic plunge in insect numbersThe Guardian


'Ecological Armageddon' IMMINENT as insect numbers dwindle in 'ALARMING DISCOVERY'Express.co.uk
German nature preserves have lost 75 percent of their flying insectsUPI.com
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Samsung announces Bixby 2.0 six months after launching Bixby 1.0 – The Verge


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Samsung announces Bixby 2.0 six months after launching Bixby 1.0
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Samsung today announced a second-generation version of its digital voice assistant Bixby: dubbed Bixby 2.0, it's geared toward smart home devices. The news, announced at the company's developer conference in San Francisco, means that Samsung …
Samsung's Bixby, now even smarter, arrives on fridgesCNET


Bixby 2.0 takes center stage at Samsung's Developer ConferenceTechCrunch
​Samsung launches Bixby 2.0 everywhere plan, consolidates IoT efforts: Will developers bite?ZDNet
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AlphaGo Zero Goes From Rank Beginner to Grandmaster in Three Days—Without Any Help – IEEE Spectrum


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AlphaGo Zero Goes From Rank Beginner to Grandmaster in Three Days—Without Any Help
IEEE Spectrum
In the 1970 sci-fi thriller Colossus: The Forbin Project, a computer designed to control the United States' nuclear weapons is switched on, and immediately discovers the existence of a Soviet counterpart. The two machines, Colossus and Guardian, trade …
Self-taught, 'superhuman' AI now even smarter: makersPhys.Org


DeepMind's Go-playing AI doesn't need human help to beat us anymoreThe Verge
This computer program can beat humans at Go—with no human instructionScience Magazine
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