Google' Allo chat app crafts custom emoji using your selfies

Google' Allo chat app crafts custom emoji using your selfies
Google's Allo chat program is still missing some basic features, but hey, you're a fan of Bitmoji right? That's the line of thinking for the app's latest add-on: personalized emojis, made from your face. Unlike Snapchat's Bitmoji, though, Google's ve…
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Trump signs executive order for sweeping review of US cybersecurity

Trump signs executive order for sweeping review of US cybersecurity
Today, Trump finally signed an executive order for an extensive review of the US government's cybersecurity, which has been some months coming. He was originally set to sign an earlier version back in January, but postponed it for unknown reasons. A…
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Harley-Davidson embraces the potential of electric motorcycles

Harley-Davidson embraces the potential of electric motorcycles
Bikers interested in going green have reason to rejoice today. Harley-Davidson has already shown off its prototype Livewire electric bike, and it's promised to offer you a real one in the next five years. Today, the motorcycle manufacturer said it ha…
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Scope AR brings its enterprise augmented reality authoring platform to HoloLens

Scope AR brings its enterprise augmented reality authoring platform to HoloLens
 Microsoft’s $3,000 HoloLens dev kit has gathered more attention over the past couple years than a lot of consumer products, but it’s important to remember that the augmented reality headset’s ambitions lie in building a new standard for spatial computing with enterprise customers. Today, Alberta-based Scope AR announced that it will be launching a version of its… Read More


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By the numbers: Microsoft Build 2017

By the numbers: Microsoft Build 2017
It was a big day for Microsoft's personal-computing aspirations. During its Build 2017 conference in Seattle, the company announced a new pair of mixed reality controllers and support for three separate Linux builds as well as unveiled its Fluent Des…
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Star Neuroscientist Tom Insel Leaves the Google-Spawned Verily for … a Startup?

Star Neuroscientist Tom Insel Leaves the Google-Spawned Verily for … a Startup?

Star Neuroscientist Tom Insel Leaves the Google-Spawned Verily for … a Startup?

What could be going on at Verily that would lead the former head of the National Institutes of Mental Health to bail on Google-sized money and data? The post Star Neuroscientist Tom Insel Leaves the Google-Spawned Verily for … a Startup? appeared first on WIRED.
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The Wirecutter's best deals: Save $70 on an Apple Watch Series 2

The Wirecutter's best deals: Save on an Apple Watch Series 2
This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. When readers choose to buy The Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read their c…
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Trump signs long-delayed executive order on cybersecurity

Trump signs long-delayed executive order on cybersecurity
 President Trump signed a executive order today commanding a review of the United States’ cybersecurity capabilities. Trump was initially set to sign the order shortly after his inauguration in January and held a press conference on the issue, but ultimately delayed the signing. The version of the order signed today bears some similarity to the earlier draft, but does contain some… Read More


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Meet Cuba’s first Internet entrepreneurs at Disrupt New York

Meet Cuba’s first Internet entrepreneurs at Disrupt New York
 Cubazon. Kewelta. Knales. These aren’t house hold names in the US but they’re at the vanguard of entrepreneurship in Cuba and they’ll be joining us on stage at Disrupt New York. We’ll be talking with Bernardo Romero Gonzalez, CEO & founder of Cubazon, an online store for the Cuban diaspora that lets them send products to their relatives back home. He earned his MBA… Read More


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Creativity is overrated

Creativity is overrated
 Today’s creative workplaces work hard to obscure the uncreative labor that makes them run. While “creativity” is presented as the panacea for our overly cubicled society, this often leads to a narrow-minded focus on the stuff that dreams are made of — to the detriment of those keeping the company afloat. Read More


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