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Why autonomous cars won’t be autonomous

The truth is that artificial intelligence is neither artificial nor intelligent. A.I. is made out of people.


Microsoft’s Cortana speaker will go the way of the Zune

The what, you say? Exactly!

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MWC18: Where will Apple get 5G iPhone chips?

The first 5G networks should begin launching from mid-2019. This will have a direct impact on Apple's business, posing problems and opportunity for the iPhone maker.

Virtual Assistant Battle

What the virtual assistant battle is really all about, in a single word

Once you understand why all these tech companies so desperately want you to adore their assistants, the push for a "smart" everything suddenly makes a lot more sense.

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12 wireless chargers for Apple's new iPhone X

Thinking about wireless charging now that the iPhone X is here? We've compiled a list of Qi-enabled chargers that will pair perfectly with Apple's latest phone, as well as the iPhone 8 or 8+ and various Android devices.

Android P Rumors

5 missing footnotes from those Android P rumors

Android P rumor season has begun — but this first batch of tantalizing teases could use a little clarification.

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Mingis on Tech: What's coming up at Mobile World Congress?

This year's MWC gets under way Feb. 26 in Barcelona, and while hardware announcements are a given, attendees are more likely to be hearing a lot about 5G networking.

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Mingis on Tech: A preview of Mobile World Congress 2018

This year's big show in Barcelona begins Feb. 26, and while hardware announcements are always part of the event, attendees are more likely to hear a lot about 5G networking.


Why we’re getting self-driving delivery before self-driving Ubers

The public will have to wait another decade for self-driving Ubers. But autonomous vans are already delivering groceries.

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What is IFTTT? How to use If This, Then That services

With 11 million users running more than a billion applets a month, IFTTT is on track to become a service that connects pretty much everything — though some users say it has room for improvement.

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Apple sells around 10 iPhones a second, mainly iPhone X

Apple is selling more iPhones and generating higher profits with each sale than ever before, the company has confirmed.


What is NB-IoT?

Narrowband IoT is the major wireless carriers' play to capture a significant chunk of the burgeoning enterprise IoT marketplace, even if the standard isn't quite ready for prime time yet. Here's a look at the technology that's coming...

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Meet 'Sawtooth,' a new modular platform for building enterprise blockchains

Hyperledger, an open-source community hosted by the Linux Foundation that develops blockchain technology for enterprise use, has unveiled its second modular platform.

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Why does Apple want your attention?

The average adult American spends almost three hours a day on their smartphone. It looks like Apple wants to take that attention and turn it into service-related products.

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Tech Talk: What's trending for 2018?

The end of passwords may – or may not – be nigh. Blockchain is clearly evolving, as is 'serverless' computing. And our panel remains convinced Apple's HomePod is late to the game.

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Spending on blockchain technology to double this year to $2.1B

Led by financial services, industries are ramping up spending on blockchain distributed ledger technology at unprecedented rates; 2018 will mark the move from pilot programs to real-world rollouts.

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2018 will be the year of 'smart' in mobile

The next phase of smartphone differentiation will be about increasing the "smart."

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Mingis on Tech: 2018 and the Blockchain bubble

After a raft of pilot programs last year, blockchain continues to evolve. It's now seen as the heart of a new global shipping platform that could save companies billions and the underpinnings for a P2P cloud storage endeavor.

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