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Future AI assistants like Siri could be trained by Joey from ‘Friends’

Which TV show character would you choose to train future artificially intelligent computers how to move and sound like us? We're assuming everyone has said Joey from Friends, which is a good thing, because a research team had…

Can Fisker beat Tesla with state-of-the-art battery tech and butterfly doors?

Danish designer Henrik Fisker has announced plans to launch a new car company focused on long-range electric cars. Fisker Inc.'s first model will be a large sedan aimed right at the Tesla Model S that will use a state-of-the-art battery…
Social Media

LinkedIn makes endorsements smarter to help you get noticed

LinkedIn is making endorsements smarter, with new targeting and relevancy improvements that will allow you to get the most from each person who views your profile. It may even land you your next job opportunity.

Repair a broken tripod thread in just a few minutes with this DIY tutorial

Cinematographer Tom Antos shows how a $25 kit, available for purchase on Amazon, can be used to fix almost any tripod threads that you may have destroyed on your camera gear from using and abusing it.
Home Theater

OLED vs. LED: Which is the better TV technology?

The acronyms OLED and LED sound and look very similar, but the two technologies are vastly different in terms of engineering, performance and capabilities. We compare the two technologies as applied to television and ponder the question:…

Nintendo is back on its game, and the Switch proves it

Nintendo has revealed the Switch, its first home gaming console that's also a handheld. The system is incredibly exciting, but it also represents a huge shift for Nintendo. After losing its grip on the gaming market for years, Nintendo is…

LG may help Samsung avoid an explosive Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S7 is outselling the iPhone 6S and the 6S Plus. With that feat under its belt, it's time to shift focus to next year's flagship -- the Galaxy S8. Here's everything you need to know.

Watch Reebok’s robots make a pair of distinctive ‘Liquid Factory’ sneakers

Reebok is using robots, a thick gloopy substance, and 3D-drawing techniques to make sneakers. The revolutionary new process does away with the need for traditional molds, offering what it says is a more comfortable fit.

On October 25, Xiaomi will try to fill the Galaxy Note 7's void with the Mi Note 2

Xiaomi's Mi Note showed consumers the company could compete with the best smartphones available, and now it may be preparing a sequel. Here's what to look out for on the Mi Note 2.
Social Media

Facebook adds 360 video and photo support to Instant Articles

Facebook now lets publishers add 360-degree video and photo to Instant Articles. Get ready to see more 360-degree media on the Facebook app's mobile news pages that's now even easier to navigate.
Cool Tech

The police may one-day patrol the streets with taser-equipped drones

Quadcopters are finding all kinds of uses these days, but the idea that cops may one day use them to launch stun-gun operations is likely to alarm some. A report on Thursday suggests police are at least exploring the idea.

iPad sales may be slowing but Microsoft’s Surface business is booming

Sales of Apple's iPad tablets may be slowing but Microsoft is now seeing some real success with its range of Surface devices. The company has just reported a 38 percent increase in Surface sales for its latest quarter compared to a year…