Microsoft upgrades Paint 3D's drawing and magic select tools

Microsoft upgrades Paint 3D's drawing and magic select tools
Microsoft's Paint 3D was introduced as part of the Windows 10 Creators update last October. The company wants to make 3D modeling as easy and accessible as using a 2D drawing program. The free Windows 10 app gives you the power to create, share and p…
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Google Drive is ready to back up all the files on your PC

Google Drive is ready to back up all the files on your PC
Google Drive just became more useful as a means of protecting those files you can't afford to lose. A few weeks later than promised, Google has released its Backup & Sync app for Macs and Windows PCs. As before, this is a simpler option for saf…
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Moon Express details plans to mine the moon with robots by 2020

Moon Express details plans to mine the moon with robots by 2020
Spaceflight company Moon Express has released its plans to mine the moon with robots and it aims to get started by 2020. The company was founded in 2010 with the aim of winning the Google Lunar Xprize — a competition to get privately funded spacecra…
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Box announces former Apple, Cisco exec Stephanie Carullo will succeed Dan Levin as COO

Box announces former Apple, Cisco exec Stephanie Carullo will succeed Dan Levin as COO
Stephanie Carullo , COO at Box Box dropped a bit of a bombshell this afternoon, when it announced that long-time Chief Operating Officer Dan Levin would be stepping down from the role, and Stephanie Carullo would be taking over. Carullo comes with stellar credentials over her 25 year career that include management and executive stints with IBM, Telstra, Cisco and Apple, giving her the kind of enterprise experience Box would… Read More


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With the United Slate, Sam Altman presents a political vision for California… and the U.S.

With the United Slate, Sam Altman presents a political vision for California… and the U.S.
 As the country grapples with income inequality, a lack of affordable housing, and a potential labor crisis brought on by technological advancements like artificial intelligence and automation, Y Combinator president Sam Altman is launching a new initiative to try and create political solutions in his home state and potentially the nation. For the past year or more, Altman has been dabbling in… Read More


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MateLabs mixes machine learning with IFTTT

MateLabs mixes machine learning with IFTTT
 If you’ve ever wanted to train a machine learning model and integrate it with IFTTT, you now can with a new offering from MateLabs. MateVerse, a platform where novices can spin out machine learning models, now works with IFTTT so that you can automatically set up models to run based on conditional statements. If you’re not familiar with IFTTT, it’s an automation tool for… Read More


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SoundCloud sinks as leaks say layoffs buy little time

SoundCloud sinks as leaks say layoffs buy little time
 A tense scene unfolded yesterday as user-generated music streaming service SoundCloud held an all-hands meeting to explain to employees why it suddenly had to lay off 40 percent of its staff last week. Exiting team members wanted to know why they weren’t warned, while those that survived the cuts wanted assurance that the cost reductions would keep the company afloat for the long-run. Read More


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