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    • Revolutionising the phone screen protector

      Revolutionising the phone screen protector

      Screen protectors have become a ubiquitous accessory that comes with smartphones to protect their touch screens from scratches. Techies everywhere believe that a good screen protector is also a screen protector that you never see. It’s a product you want to be completely invisible. However, Los Angeles-based startup, Glassie has decided to shake things up, by getting screen protectors a stylish and personalised upgrade.

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    • First-ever all-virtual CES 2021 kicks off today

      First-ever all-virtual CES 2021 kicks off today

      CES, the world’s largest tech show, is quite something to behold. Or it would be if you could actually behold it in person. Almost inconceivably, the industry extravaganza spans the entire Las Vegas Convention Center, the nearby Sands Expo and a dozen or more hotels up and down the Strip. As WSJ best describes it, it is like a Disneyland for tech. This year, you can also see it all - however, only from the little screen through which you see pretty much everything else these days.

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    • The beginning of a new era for iPhone

      The beginning of a new era for iPhone

      The long-awaited Apple Event 2020 finally happened! Tim Cook finally confirmed the exciting new features of the iPhone 12. And if you're that person who always drops their iPhone, leaving you with a cracked screen, then Apple's latest smartphone will surely excite you.

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    • Helsinki and Amsterdam with first ever AI registries

      Helsinki and Amsterdam with first ever AI registries

      The cities of Helsinki and Amsterdam have announced the launch of the first artificial intelligence registries in the world. The product of collective efforts and implementation, these information hubs show how both administrations use algorithms to improve their services and citizens’ lives. The move is in line with the capitals’ commitment to an open and dignified digital development.

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    • Computers on verge of designing their own programs

      Computers on verge of designing their own programs

      Computer programmers may soon design the ultimate program: A program that designs programs. This comes after last week, a team led by Justin Gottschlich, director of the machine programming research group at Intel, announced the creation of a new machine learning system that designs its own code. They call the system MISIM, Machine Inferred Code Similarity.

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    • Tiny beetles are set to become vlogging superstars

      Tiny beetles are set to become vlogging superstars

      The world's smallest daily video blogs are about to happen soon as researchers from the University of Washington recently conducted an experiment to allow the smallest beetles to capture their daily lives, with a tiny camera. Using this, the world will be able to see how these tiny insects live and survive in the forest.

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    • German Bionic unveils exoskeleton made of carbon fiber

      German Bionic unveils exoskeleton made of carbon fiber

      The world leader in the development of robotic exoskeletons, German Bionic, presents the latest generation of its smart power suit. Made of ultra-light carbon fiber, the 4th generation Cray X supports workers when lifting heavy loads of up to 28 kg by actively amplifying their movements and
      thus protecting the lower back from excessive strain. 

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