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Apple’s rivals took 7 years to create their own version of one of the company’s simplest, best features – but it still has a ways to go

Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider One of the greatest features in the Apple iPhone and Mac ecosystem is the ability to send and receive text messages from your Mac computer. I forgot how great that feature was when I first departed the Apple ecosystem. Microsoft has a Windows 10 app called “Your Phone” that lets Android users […]

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How quickly can AI solve a Rubik’s Cube? In less time than it took to you read this headline.

(Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post) July 16 at 3:20 PM Few things reveal the limits of someone’s problem-solving skills faster than a Rubik’s cube, the multi-colored, three-dimensional puzzle that has befuddled so many since the 1970s. Though the cube has furrowed countless human brows over the years, it’s not much of a challenge for an emerging […]

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In Portland, Scooter Start-Ups Played Nice. Regulators Took Note.

Supported by In Portland, Scooter Start-Ups Played Nice. Regulators Took Note. ImageLime was one of three electric-scooter start-ups that participated in a pilot project in Portland, Ore. Over the four-month program, Portlanders took 700,369 scooter rides.CreditCreditMike Blake/Reuters By Kate Conger Jan. 15, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO — The e-scooter boom began in Santa Monica, Calif., about […]

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Netflix's 'Black Mirror' season 5 was delayed because 'Bandersnatch' took so long to make, but it's still coming in 2019

NetflixNetflix“Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” producer Annabel Jones confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that “Black Mirror” season five was delayed because the interactive movie took so long to make. Netflix confirmed to Business Insider that season five is coming in 2019. Last week, Netflix gave fans what they’ve come to expect in late December: […]

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We took our seven favorite smartphones to Japan for the ultimate camera shootout

Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends Smartphone photography isn’t just getting better, it’s getting smarter too. In 2018, we saw smartphone makers tackle low-light photography, an area where these cameras have historically struggled. Some sought solutions through hardware, others through software and artificial intelligence. Regardless of the approach, the results are impressive, with 2018’s smartphones offering some of […]

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Huawei Executive Took Part in Sanctions Fraud, Prosecutors Say

Supported by Huawei Executive Took Part in Sanctions Fraud, Prosecutors Say ImageJournalists outside the courthouse in Vancouver, British Columbia, where Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, appeared for a bail hearing on Friday.CreditCreditDavid Ryder/Reuters By Kate Conger Dec. 7, 2018 阅读简体中文版閱讀繁體中文版 VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The reasons that the United States asked the […]