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Google launches ARCore augmented reality SDK

Google launches ARCore augmented reality SDK

These tools include Blocks and Tilt Brush for developers to quickly create 3D content for use in AR apps. At that time, the developers were focusing on creating a phone with extra sensors to implement augmented reality . Google wants to find ways for developers to bridge the divide between the two platforms such as the ARKit and the Android OS. After three years since its launch, there are only two Tango-enabled smartphones available on the market - the Lenovo Phab 2 Pro and ASUS ... Read More

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Samsung heir sentenced to five years in jail

Samsung heir sentenced to five years in jail

The court added that bribes were given in anticipation of helping secure approval for a merger between two Samsung subsidiary companies that gave Lee more power at the expense of other shareholders. He was eventually released in 2015 along with thousands of others on a controversial presidential pardon by Park Geun-Hye to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of Japanese colonial rule over Korea. Read More

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Monday | Exchange Pre-Empted By Eclipse Coverage

Monday | Exchange Pre-Empted By Eclipse Coverage

With the promise of eclipse-themed chocolate-glazed Krispy Kreme doughnuts, the historic solar eclipse has quickly become a celebratory event . So to see a solar eclipse you need to be in the right spot at the right time. Everything will return to normal by 11:44 a.m. Tens of thousands of people are expected to flood to the areas across the country that are on the path of the totality on Monday, Aug. Read More

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IPS schools plan solar eclipse events

IPS schools plan solar eclipse events

ET near Charleston, South Carolina . That's the big show, where the Moon completely blocks out the Sun. West Texas will have about 75 percent totality, so the sun will be mostly blocked but some will remain visible. The eclipse makes it easier to look it, but the rays are still just as unsafe. You don't have to wear them to simply go outside - they're so strong, you won't be able to see anything. Read More

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LG V30 UX revealed ahead of launch, second screen confirmed

LG V30 UX revealed ahead of launch, second screen confirmed

The phone will also boast a "semi-transparent Floating Bar ", which is essentially an upgraded version of the second screen always-on display on the V20. "When you dismiss a notification, navigate from one home screen to another, and perform several other interactions, you feel subtle effects that match the animations perfectly, resulting in better usability and perceived design quality". Read More

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Trump does not rule out military action in Venezuela

Trump does not rule out military action in Venezuela

He told Venezuela's state television: "It is an act of supreme extremism. If planet Earth will end". During an address to the new, all-powerful constitutional assembly, Maduro told his foreign minister to approach the U.S. "If he's so interested in Venezuela, here I am", Maduro said. "I think what's really required is for everyone to have one voice about the need to protect the rights and the safety of the Venezuelan people". Read More

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Facebook steps up video ambitions with Watch

Facebook steps up video ambitions with Watch

While it will be launched in the USA first, expect it to be launched elsewhere as well. Facebook is launching " Watch " which is a new platform for shows on Facebook . Facebook is also broadcasting videos from the Women's National Basketball Association, Time Inc., National Geographic and Major League Baseball . Read More

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Google Fires Employee After Anti-Diversity Manifesto Gets Leaked

Google Fires Employee After Anti-Diversity Manifesto Gets Leaked

Damore told Breitbart via email that he'd been fired for " perpetuating gender stereotypes ". The manifesto was embraced by some, particularly on the political right, who branded him a courageous truth-teller. Over the last weekend, Motherboard reported the story which was followed by Gizmodo , who published the entire 10-page document . Roy Gutterman, a free speech authority at Syracuse University, noted that the traditional goal of anti-discrimination laws have been to ... Read More

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The iPhone 8 will come in three colours: black, silver, and gold

The iPhone 8 will come in three colours: black, silver, and gold

This limited supply could be linked to the OLED supply constraints. Well, no iPhone is "cheap", but the upcoming model will cost much more than other models. These are the same accessories Apple sells to those looking to rapidly charge their Apple iPad Pro. If it can't nail that fingerprint technology under the screen, it may have to turn to the back, the most commonly used place for a fingerprint scanner. Read More

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Next iPhone 'will allow users to unlock it using their face'

Next iPhone 'will allow users to unlock it using their face'

HomePod's code makes mention of the infrared feature under Biometric kit, Touch ID's framework. Developer Steve Troughton-Smith spotted the release on Saturday and has been tweeting out his discoveries since then. As per the references, the infrared rays present in the Biometrickit will highlight the iPhone 8 infrared sensors along with the front camera. He does say that there could still be a home button, which is called " Home Indicator " in the code, which will just be a virtual ... Read More

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 press render surfaces

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 press render surfaces

This slim-bezel design is expected to become the new norm for flagship smartphones , and proved very popular with the Galaxy S8 - so a Note 8 " Infinity Display " isn't at all surprising. This is the next best thing to Samsung figuring out how to make the fingerprint sensor work underneath the glass screen. The device looks exactly like the other leaked images so far and hence there is nothing new here. Read More

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