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  • Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs to turn Toronto area into a model smart city
     Alphabet-owned Sidewalk Labs, the Google parent’s company focused on smart city technologies, will build a “mix-use, complete community in Toronto on its eastern waterfront, with the aim of building a livable space from the ground up using innovations in construction techniques, self-driving, climate friendly energy systems and more to build ... read more
    Source: Tech ChrunchPublished on 2017-10-17
  • eBay will now verify luxury handbags sold on the site
    eBay is now offering a new service for sellers of high-end handbags. Today the company launched eBay Authenticate, a program that photographs, lists, sells, ships and verifies the authenticity of luxury handbags from 12 major brands. eBay says the go ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Amazon patents a drone that delivers a charge to power up EVs on the go
     A recent Amazon patent could be an answer to range anxiety, albeit one that sounds a bit more sci-fi than practical solution at the moment: the newly granted patent (via Roadshow) describes a drone that could carry a battery charge for electric cars, and deliver them to any cars out ... read more
    Source: Tech ChrunchPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Niantic CEO: AR will reach full potential ‘when we get the glasses’
    Imagine playing Pokémon Go not with your phone, but with a pair of augmented reality glasses. That is the future that John Hanke, founder and CEO of Niantic (the company behind Pokemon Go) wants. "The potential for AR is immense," he said at t ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Facebook’s Building 8 head, Regina Dugan, is leaving the company
     Facebook’s Regina Dugan, who led the company’s secretive Building 8 hardware lab, is leaving the company after just 18 months in the role. Dugan detailed in a Facebook post that she would be leaving the post to focus on “building and leading a new endeavor.” She will be staying in ... read more
    Source: Tech ChrunchPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Head of Facebook’s future lab will leave early next year
    It's only been 18 months since Facebook enticed Google's advanced technology lead, Regina Dugan, to work at the social network's secret hardware lab, Building 8. Before starting Google's Advanced Technology and Projects group (ATAP) , Dugan worked as ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Intel to ship new Nervana Neural Network Processor by end of 2017
     This morning at the WSJ’s D.Live event, Intel formally unveiled its Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP) family of chips designed for machine learning use cases. Intel has previously alluded to these chips using the pre-launch name Lake Crest. The technology underlying the chips is heavily tied to Nervana Systems, a deep learning hardware ... read more
    Source: Tech ChrunchPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Intel aims to conquer AI with the Nervana processor
    Intel makes some pretty fast chips, but none are very efficient at the hottest thing in computing right now: Artificial intelligence (AI). Deep-learning apps that do computer vision, voice recognition and other tasks mostly just need to run matrix ca ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Play Atari’s ‘Centipede’ on a tiny, authentic arcade cabinet
    There's something special to playing a vintage arcade cabinet, but it's usually impractical to own one. It's no mean feat to lug a gigantic machine into your home, and you'll probably have to restore it to recapture its glory. Atari and New Wave Toys ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-10-17
  • Microsoft already published a KRACK fix, Apple and Google are working on it
     Security researcher Mathy Vanhoef publicly disclosed a serious vulnerability in the WPA2 encryption protocol yesterday that affects all devices that use WiFi. While we’ve listed many ways to protect yourself against KRACK, the best way to completely eradicate it from your network is to update all your WiFi devices. And some companies have been ... read more
    Source: Tech ChrunchPublished on 2017-10-17