Facebook’s latest AI experiment helps you pick what to wear

Just when you think researchers have found the wackiest possible use for a neural net yet, another team finds an even more novel use for artificial intelligence. Take Facebook’s new Fashion++ AI. It’s a program that will help you become a fashionista…

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iFixit's iPhone 11 Pro Max teardown investigates charging rumors

As usual, now that a new iPhone has hit the market, iFixit is pulling it apart an iPhone 11 Pro Max to show you what the insides look like. It’s a common annual ritual, and in short order we should have confirmation of the usual things like RAM chips…

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TiVo wants to make a comeback with $50 Android TV dongle

In TiVo’s heyday the company was synonymous with recording TV shows via your remote control, so you didn’t have to rush home to catch “your show” or attempt to record it on the VCR. But that was two decades ago, and things have changed. Now, the comp…

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Neo Geo retro stick console includes 'King of Fighters,' 'Samurai Shodown'

SNK has detailed the full 20-game lineup for its Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro, and it’s mixed news for fans of the classic platform. The retro console and controller hybrid will focus on the best-known brawlers with six The King of Fighters games (’95 t…

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YouTube reverses course on 'verification' — you will keep your badges

Yesterday YouTube announced plans to change its policy around channel verification status. In a move to follow other social networks, the company said changes tying approval to authenticity and prominence would mean some might lose their tag, and wou…

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Watch the 'Android' Nokia phone that never had a chance to exist

Earlier this year, snippets of code discovered within Chrome by 9 to 5 Google suggested Google was working on a touchless version of its web browser that would work on feature phones. The company was reportedly developing a feature phone in collabora…

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TiVo tries running pre-roll ads before your recorded shows

It might soon be that much harder to avoid ads by using a DVR. TiVo appears to be testing 15-second pre-roll ads that play before recorded shows, making it difficult to avoid at least some marketing — you can fast-forward through the promos, but it’…

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YouTube CEO apologizes for channel verification mess

YouTube came under fire Thursday after changes to its verification program meant several prominent YouTubers will the coveted status. CEO Susan Wojcicki has since apologized for the “frustration and hurt that we caused with our new approach to verifi…

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Apple’s new iPhones can better manage your battery as it ages

In 2017, iPhone users discovered a software-based power throttling feature that was meant to prevent random shutdowns as the phone’s battery aged. Apple’s lack of clarity around the program turned what was meant to be a helpful failsafe into a debacl…

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Twitter bans thousands of state-backed accounts spreading misinformation

Twitter has suspended thousands of accounts linked with state-backed misinformation campaigns. In a transparency report shared today, Twitter says it removed 4,248 accounts from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), 273 accounts from the UAE and Egypt, 1,0…

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Porsche welcomes challenge from Tesla as it adapts to the EV world

Recently, the high-end EV world has become a Nurburgring arms race with Porsche and Tesla vying for the best lap at the famed circuit. The Taycan set a record and Tesla CEO Elon Musk decided that the Model S would best it. From early reports, the Fre…

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Fujifilm's X-Pro3 mimics film cameras with a fold-out display

One of Fujifilm’s most iconic mirrorless cameras is about to get a head-turning update. On Friday, Fujifilm confirmed it’s developing a new version of the X-Pro called the X-Pro3 and shared a number of details about the upcoming camera. To start, the…

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Facebook suspends tens of thousands of data-scraping apps

In the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook promised to investigate other apps with access to large amounts of user data. The app developer investigation is ongoing, but today, Facebook said it has reviewed millions of apps and susp…

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Sony will reveal 'Last of Us' details in a September 24th PlayStation stream

Sony will air its next State of Play, the company’s new venue for sharing PlayStation-related news, on September 24th. Per the official PlayStation Blog, the live broadcast will start at 4PM ET/ 1PM PT and run “around 20 minutes.” Sony says it won’t…

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22 states join California to sue the Trump admin over emissions standards

A group of 22 states have joined California in suing the Trump administration, which revoked that state’s right to set its own emissions standards. On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration an…

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‘Untitled Goose Game’ arrives today on Mac, PC and Switch

Geese are jerks, and now you can be one too. Untitled Goose Game is available today on Mac, Windows and Switch. The odd ball game puts you in the role of a goose that’s determined to annoy residents of a village. You’ll prank them, steal items and ho…

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