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Machine learning system brings still images to life by guessing what comes next

MIT researchers have created a machine learning system capable of looking at still images and guessing what will happen next -- and even generating video of it. It shows how computers are starting to recognize the world.
Business

HP gets fresh with new versions of its ProBook 400 series of business laptops

On Thursday, HP refreshed its line of ProBook 400 series of laptops that consists of five models. They now come with seventh-generation AMD APUs and Intel processors. One model even sports a discrete GeForce 930MX graphics chip from Nvidia.
Virtual Reality

Eye-tracking virtual reality headset Fove 0 specs and pre-order date announced

Ever wish your HTC Vive or Oculus Rift could stare into your eyes with infrared sensors? Well, Fove unveiled the tech specs and the pre-order date for its upcoming eye-tracking virtual reality headset, so you are in luck.
Web

Google is using machine learning to keep track of fishing activity worldwide

On Thursday, the internet giant Google launched the Global Fishing Watch, a new initiative meant to "increase awareness of fisheries and influence sustainable policy through transparency."
Computing

Apple may pull the headphone jack from Macbooks following new survey

Apple's latest user survey has been asking people how much they really use he 3.5mm headphone jack on their MacBooks and it's gotten people worried. Will the Cupertino company go on to remove the port from their laptops, too?
Gaming

First Japanese Evo tournament will take place early in 2018

January 2018 is the date, mark it in your calendars. That's when the Evo Championship Series will finally set down on Japanese shores for the first time, despite the strong Japanese presence in the regular tournaments.
Virtual Reality

Cancel your weekend plans: Oculus Fall Sale discounts some of its best titles

The Fall Sale has begun at Oculus VR. Games like Chronos, The Assembly, DG2, Crystal Rift and a number of others, are all available at up to 66 percent off, meaning you can really expand your Rift library for a whole lot less.
Web

Netflix urges the FCC to nuke data caps imposed by internet service providers

Netflix recently submitting a filing to the FCC asking for the elimination of internet data caps. The firm argues that each consumer needs at least 300GB per month just for internet TV alone, which will climb when consumers stream 4K…
Computing

Nvidia may be working on a ‘Ti’ version of the GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card

Specifications for a GeForce GTX 1080 Ti have supposedly leaked, revealing a card that fits between the refreshed Titan X and the current GTX 1080 cards. This version will sport 3,328 CUDA cores, but rely on slower GDDR5 video memory.
Computing

The best budget laptops will make you wonder why anyone spends more

Looking for a budget-friendly laptop for school, work, or play? Each of these computers -- including our No. 1 pick, the Asus Zenbook UX305UA -- the will get the job done without digging too deep into your pockets,
Computing

New Remix OS Player will create a virtual Android desktop on your Windows PC

Jide Technology has released Remix OS Player, a new Android emulator that creates a virtual Android 6.0.1 desktop within the Windows environment for free. It doesn't appear to install directly into Windows, consuming over 6GB of…
Computing

The Kangaroo Notebook sports two Windows 10 modules that hop into a laptop dock

InFocus revealed the Kangaroo Notebook, a modular solution that consists of two Windows 10 PC modules that slide into a notebook-style dock. This allows each user to have their own PC without needing a single PC with multiple accounts.