• Raspberry Pi 4 micro-computer launched

      Raspberry Pi 4 micro-computer launched

      Today, Raspberry Pi Foundation is introducing a new version of its popular line of low-cost single-board computer. The Raspberry Pi 4 Model B is advertised as the fastest Raspberry Pi so far, with the company promising "desktop performance comparable to entry-level x86 PC systems" as well, in a move apparently aimed at challenging traditional PCs.

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    • Ikea inspires you to robotise your home

      Ikea inspires you to robotise your home

      Swedish home furnishings manufacturer Ikea could be rightfully proud of its home designs aimed at the small-space owners, as they allow anyone to maximise their urban micro flats, as small as 24 sq m, into a comfortable and convenient living space through “smart” furniture. Now, the company intends to augment that concept considerably by adding a line of robotic furniture that can convert from a storage and sofa area into a bed and wardrobe with just the swipe of a finger across a touchpad or by voice command, using a smart speaker.

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    • MIT's new robot identifies things by sight and touch

      MIT's new robot identifies things by sight and touch

      For humans, it's easy to predict how an object will feel by looking at it or tell what an object looks like by touching it, but this represents a big challenge for machines. Yet, a new robot developed by MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) might have changed that.

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    • Huawei trademarks its own mobile OS amid US ban

      Huawei trademarks its own mobile OS amid US ban

      It seems that Huawei is getting closer to the day when it will begin relying on a Plan B mobile operating system to replace the reliance it’s enjoyed up to this point on Google’s Android, which the Chinese consumer electronics giant is in danger of losing access to soon thanks to US sanctions.

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    • NXP, Microsoft bring long-term security to the IoT edge

      NXP, Microsoft bring long-term security to the IoT edge

      In a major collaboration effort, chipmaker NXP and Microsoft will deliver a secure hardware platform for Industrial IoT edge applications eeNews Europe announced this week. This includes new versions of NXPs i.MX 8 processor, enhanced by security IP from Microsoft. The ecosystem to be developed will be tightly entangled with Microsoft’s cloud services. The move includes long-term security updates for installations in the field.

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    • Digital Assembly to foster new actions on quantum

      Digital Assembly to foster new actions on quantum

      On 13 and 14 June the 8th edition of the Digital Assembly will take place in Bucharest, Romania, bringing together representatives of EU Member States with stakeholders from industry, academia and civil society. The event is co-organised by the Commission and the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

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    • Future of gaming defined by Google, Microsoft

      Future of gaming defined by Google, Microsoft

      Ah, the Electronics Entertainment Expo, or E3 in short - that time of the year when the whole video game industry gathers to tell its fan all about the incredible games and projects it’s been quietly (or not so quietly) working on. From a Breath of the Wild sequel to Keanu Reeves taking the stage during Cyberpunk 2077 presentation and calling the audience “breathtaking,” this year’s E3 has been a whirlwind of stellar moments and exciting announcements.

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    • LG unveils world's first 1ms IPS display

      LG unveils world's first 1ms IPS display

      During E3 2019, LG took the wraps off its new LG UltraGear, the world’s first IPS display with a zippy one-millisecond response time in the world. The gaming monitor will be offered in two configuration, both massive at 27- and 38-inches and both boasting a 144Hz refresh rate that can be overclocked to 175Hz, as well as wide color gamuts, covering 98 percent of the DCI-P3 color space.

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    • Ubisoft announces new subscription service

      Ubisoft announces new subscription service

      At its E3 press conference on Tuesday, Ubisoft announced its brand new subscription service called UPlay+. As promised by the company, for $14.99 a month, subscribers will be able to access every title in their catalog as a PC download (starting 3 September) and through Google's Stadia streaming service (starting in 2020).

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