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Ben Zigterman

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Elon Musk on artificial intelligence: afraid of Terminator

Elon Musk: Yes, we should fear Terminator-style artificial intelligence

June 18th, 2014

Elon Musk doesn’t invest in many companies, but when he does, you should probably pay attention, especially when that company is an artificial intelligence company. In a wide-ranging interview with CNBC, Musk said that pretty much the only companies he invests in are SpaceX, Tesla, SolarCity, and an artificial intelligence company called Vicarious. Why invest …

Amazon warehouse: Pictures from Phoenix fulfillment center

Check out these rare pictures from inside Amazon’s enormous warehouses

June 17th, 2014

It’s not every day that reporters get a peek inside one of Amazon’s warehouses, but thanks to a great article from Wired, we can get a sense of just how big these warehouses are. Wired was shown around one of Amazon’s massive “fulfillment centers” in Phoenix, Arizona, to show how Amazon has become a platform …

Facebook Privacy Update: what it knows about you

5 things you probably don’t realize Facebook knows about you

June 16th, 2014

When it comes to privacy, Facebook is hardly a shining beacon. Despite efforts in the past few months to clear up its image, it continues to upset privacy advocates, most recently with its decision to use your browsing history to show you more targeted ads. Of course, Facebook wants all this information to serve better …

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Email overload got you down? Here are two simple tools to help you out

June 12th, 2014

Most people have an email problem and we all struggle with overflowing inboxes. Various solutions have sprung up, from inbox zero to apps like Mailbox and Triage that help you quickly sift through your email. But the problem will persist as long as we keep receiving so many emails each day. So what can you do? Get to the …

Zilta Android Smartphone Release Date

The Android smartphone for people who are sick of Android smartphones

June 11th, 2014

When Lari Numminen and Jukka Kekäläinen set out to improve the user experience on Android, they did not expect to create an entire new phone. Instead, they initially built an Android app that would offer a simple interface for launching your most-used apps. The app eventually was installed 10,000 times, but the developers realized that people …

Nod smart ring: gestures used to control smart TV

Meet the gadget that could take TV gesture controls to the next level

June 10th, 2014

Last year, Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple was going to enter new product categories in 2014. No one knows exactly what these categories will be, but the two most widely rumored ones are wearables and TV. So it caught our attention when we saw a new device called Nod that creatively combines both categories by using …

HP keyboard: Leap Motion sensor built in

You can now buy a keyboard with Leap Motion built in

June 9th, 2014

If you wanted a Leap Motion controller, you either need to buy the stand-alone sensor for $79, buy the HP Envy 17 Leap Motion Special Edition, or buy one of 11 other HP devices that came with a keyboard that have an embedded Leap Motion sensor. Now you can buy that keyboard as a stand-alone device for …

Best iOS 8 Features Extensions

This key iOS 8 feature will change how you use your iPhone

June 9th, 2014

Apple announced many exciting new features for iOS and OS X last week at its annual World Wide Developers Conference, but the feature that will do the most to change how we use iOS is called Extensions. As the name suggests, extensions allow apps to extend their functionality to other apps. But Apple being Apple, …

Apple iOS Maps

Apple accidentally revealed that transit directions are coming to iOS

June 9th, 2014

One of the most sought-after features for iOS 8 was transit directions in the Maps app, a feature Apple removed when it switched from Google Maps to its own home-grown mapping solution. But last Monday, Apple did not announce transit directions during its annual World Wide Developers Conference. However, it turns out that Apple may have accidentally leaked …

KitKat Android market share May 2014

KitKat’s install base is much higher in North America than you think

June 6th, 2014

At Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference this week, CEO Tim Cook bashed Android for its fragmentation by showing a slide with Android’s latest version, KitKat, on only 9% of all Android phones. While it’s true that KitKat’s market share is still very low throughout the entire world, analytics firm Chitika released new Android numbers on Friday that show KitKat …