• YouTube revamps its Red subscription service to offer standalone music streaming

    YouTube revamps its Red subscription service to offer standalone music streaming

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    Sadly like YouTube Music , YouTube Premium will not be available in South Africa. The Google-owned company is now gearing up to launch the new YouTube Music service and YouTube Premium . The new YouTube Music follows a similar model to Spotify , with a free, ad-based version or a Premium subscription for Dollars 9.99 per month. Subscribers will get YouTube Music added for free, but it's not clear what will eventually happen to the older service - it does offer some features that ...
  • Apple CEO Advised Trump Against China Tariffs

    Apple CEO Advised Trump Against China Tariffs

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    Apple reportedly has committed at least $1 billion to creating original video content, engaging recently hired executives from the TV world to develop roughly a dozen shows consistent with the company's optimistic, family-friendly brand.
  • Lost asteroid to fly between moon and Earth tonight

    Lost asteroid to fly between moon and Earth tonight

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    Astronomers watched it until December 1, but it became too faint to see. So, for over 7 years after, 2010 WC9 remained "lost" - an asteroid spotted only very briefly, so that accurately tracking its orbit is more hard - and it even had an entry on NASA's Sentry Risk table, which keeps track of asteroids that even have a remote chance of impacting with Earth in the next 100 years.
  • SpaceX's Block 5 lands safely, delivers Bangabandhu 1 into orbit

    SpaceX's Block 5 lands safely, delivers Bangabandhu 1 into orbit

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    It is created to be capable of 10 or more flights with very limited refurbishment as SpaceX continues to strive for rapid reusability and extremely high reliability, according to SpaceX's news release . SpaceX has signed a Dollars 2.6 billion contract with the NASA to complete development of Crew Dragon, a capsule to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station.
  • NASA to send a helicopter to Mars

    NASA to send a helicopter to Mars

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    NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory was working on the design of Mars Helicopter for the last four years. The craft weighs in at little under four pounds, and its fuselage is about the size of a softball. The helicopter contains a heating mechanism to keep it warm during frigid nights and solar cells to charge its lithium-ion batteries. The helicopter is supposed to be used to achieve points on the surface of Mars , where you will not be able to get the Rover .
  • Google AI Demo Phones It In and Wows 'Em

    Google AI Demo Phones It In and Wows 'Em

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    That which we revealed at I/O was an ancient technology presentation, and we anticipate integrating feedback as we grow this into a product". Google Assistant making calls pretending to be human not only without disclosing that it's a bot, but adding "ummm" and "aaah" to deceive the human on the other end with the room cheering it.
  • SpaceX successfully launches rocket one day after failed attempt

    SpaceX successfully launches rocket one day after failed attempt

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    An updated version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket , tailored for eventual crewed missions for NASA, made its debut launch on Friday from Florida's Cape Canaveral carrying a communications satellite for Bangladesh into orbit. SpaceX officials said the rocket's flight computer received an abort signal from its ground system, which turned out to be an "artifact" of an earlier test sequence that had not been properly reset.
  • FCC puts a date on net neutrality's tombstone ahead of Senate vote

    FCC puts a date on net neutrality's tombstone ahead of Senate vote

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    Pai, 44, said he believes net neutrality rules adopted during the Obama administration discourage ISPs from making investments in their network that would provide even better and faster online access. Many polls have shown that U.S. citizens are mostly in favor of keeping net neutrality , with an April 2018 poll from the University of Maryland finding that 86% of respondents oppose repealing these protections.
  • Google Assistant to get six new voices

    Google Assistant to get six new voices

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    The tech giant is looking to bundle its voice assistant into every device and app and is bringing Google Assistant in Google Maps. Besides using AI to solve real world problems and improve health care, Pichai and his team made sure to remind the 7,000 plus audience that AI is everywhere it can possibly be in Google's product portfolio, from its voice-based digital Assistant to the new smart compose feature in Gmail to Google Photos and even Android P , the next release of Android .
  • Project Kinect for Azure is Microsoft's AI sensor gift to devs

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    A preview of Project Brainwave , an architecture for deep neural net processing, is now available on Azure and on the edge. This builds on the company's commitment to developers and open source. Microsoft on Monday kicked off its annual developer's conference, Build 2018 in Seattle. This could make Microsoft a more appealing platform for oil and gas, general contracting, and other industries that make heavy use of connected devices in the field.