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Confirmed: Rugged Galaxy S8 Active Is Official, Samsung Accidentally Reveals

Yet another evidence that the Galaxy S8 active is real turns up, and none other than Samsung itself let the cat out of the bag. Aside from previous leaks and Wi-Fi certification, the company is known to follow up its flagship with a rugged version. In other words, practically everyone more or less saw this coming from a… Read More »

How a motherboard is made: Inside the Gigabyte factory in Taiwan

Gigabyte is one of the biggest motherboard makers in the world, and we visited the company’s factory in Taiwan to find out how they’re manufactured. Gigabyte’s Nan Ping factory in Pingzhen City, about an hour west of Taipei, is the last remaining motherboard factory in Taiwan. It produces about 400,000 units per month, or about a quarter of Gigabyte’s… Read More »

Facebook Is Using AI to Make the Social Network a ‘Hostile Place for Terrorists’

Facebook Inc on Thursday offered additional insight on its efforts to remove terrorism content, a response to political pressure in Europe to militant groups using the social network for propaganda and recruiting. Facebook has ramped up use of artificial intelligence such as image matching and language understanding to identify and remove content quickly, Monika Bickert, Facebook’s director of… Read More »

Facebook Is Using AI to Make the Social Network a ‘Hostile Place for Terrorists’

Facebook Inc on Thursday offered additional insight on its efforts to remove terrorism content, a response to political pressure in Europe to militant groups using the social network for propaganda and recruiting. Facebook has ramped up use of artificial intelligence such as image matching and language understanding to identify and remove content quickly, Monika Bickert, Facebook’s director of… Read More »

What is Microsoft’s Windows 10 S and should I upgrade to Pro?

The new Windows Surface laptop comes with 10 S  CREDIT: MICROSOFT Windows 10 S is a streamlined version of Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system designed to improve performance by limiting the programs it can run. The software can only run apps downloaded from Windows’ Store, making it Microsoft’s answer to Google’s Chrombook. Announced in May, the company has… Read More »

Facebook’s Messenger is bringing more “Instant Games” to the platform

Facebook is rolling out “Instant Games” on Messenger to its 1.2 billion users. Part of the update includes “rich gameplay features” which, according to Facebook: “allow developers to create unique and sophisticated experiences and Game bots to help game makers surface exciting features like new levels and rewards. Rich gameplay features such as turn-based games (our most requested… Read More »

New Specs Coming to Google Shopping Feed, But What is It?

It is that time of year again when the changes to the Google Shopping Product Data Specification are announced. And for 2017, Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) wants to improve the user experience by providing more information on minimum order value, shipping-related attributes and handling time. If you don’t know what the Google Shopping Feed is, read on. For now, it… Read More »

June’s Android distribution figures are released; Android 6.0 is now on top

If it’s the first week of the new month, it must be time to take a look at the latest Android distribution numbers. And as you might suspect, the percentage of Android phones using the latest Android 7.0-7.1.1 builds (Nougat) has increased. This time, the addition amounts to 2.4 percentage points, thus taking Nougat’s share to 9.5%. The… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 4: Here is what makes this smartphone worth every penny

Xiaomi’s latest budget offering, the Xiaomi Redmi 4, went on sale at 12 noon on Friday, exclusively on Flipkart and mi.com. In the first flash sale that had taken place on May 23, the smartphone had seen a huge interest from buyers and registered a record sales number of a whopping 250,000 units within the first eight minutes.… Read More »

Hope they kill us, not rape: Former IS sex slave’s sombre return to Iraq village

A prominent Yazidi activist held as a sex slave by Islamic State militants returned to her home village in Iraq on Thursday where she was captured three years ago, pleading for international help to free other Yazidi women still held prisoner. Nadia Murad, 24, was one of about 7,000 women and girls captured in northwest Iraq in August… Read More »