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Google Shipped Some Pixel 2 XL Units Without an Operating System, Users Report

There seems to be no end to Google’s woes when it comes to new Pixel 2 devices. The latest issue to have been reported by some Pixel 2 XL buyers is receiving a unit without an operating system. There are multiple threads on Reddit on the issue, and almost all users complain about the same messagewelcoming them “Can’t find valid operating system. The device will not start.” ... Read More »

Facebook Shuts Down AI System After Bots Create Language Humans Can’t Understand

HIGHLIGHTS Chatbots started speaking in their own language defying codes provided Initially the AI agents used English to converse with each other This comes after Elon Musk said that AI was the biggest risk Days after Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg’s understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) was limited, the social media company has reportedly shut down one ... Read More »

Headset-Less VR System Unveiled by Japanese Engineers

HIGHLIGHTS 8K:VR Ride does not require users to wear any headgear Viewers are placed on two elevated chairs just in front of a screen The semi-spherical screen entirely engulfs their field of vision A virtual reality “space ride” in which viewers feel as if they are flying through the air inside a giant glass ball has been developed in Japan. Unlike conventional ... Read More »

Reliance Jio Launches Asia-Africa-Europe Submarine Cable System to Cater to Video Demand

HIGHLIGHTS Jio launched the Asia-Africa-Europe (AAE-1) submarine cable system It’s capable of bringing up to 40 terabits of new capacity to the region The cable system will stretch over 25,000km from France to Hong Kong Reliance Jio on Thursday launched the Asia-Africa-Europe (AAE-1) submarine cable system, which will deliver up to 40 Terabits of new capacity in the region. The AAE-1 ... Read More »

Eero Home WiFi System 2 review: Beacons make this system even easier to install

The second-generation Eero Home WiFi System is even easier to set up than the first, thanks to wireless access points called Beacons that plug straight into AC outlets. It’s also more powerful, thanks to a new Qualcomm mesh Wi-Fi router chipset and a tri-band Wi-Fi radio. Eero says the $399 kit reviewed here is suitable for a three- to four-bedroom ... Read More »

New education system to be tested in all counties next month

Pupils at Kosawo Primary school in Kisumu use tablets on March 1, 2017. A pilot programme for the proposed education curriculum will be launched this week . PHOTO | ONDARI OGEGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP A pilot programme for the proposed education curriculum will be launched this week with training for headteachers of selected schools from all the 47 counties. It ... Read More »

Ford likely to introduce pothole warning beam system

In efforts to make cars safer and more advanced than ever before, American automaker Ford is working on developing pothole warning beam system that is well equipped to identify potholes and suggest alternative routes. Along with saving up on damages caused due to potholes, the system will also help prevent major accidents that occur every year due to bad road ... Read More »

CyberPowerPC’s Oculus-ready system costs $499 — if you buy a Rift

CyberPowerPC’s $499.99 Gamer Ultra VR is the first desktop ready for the Oculus Rift headset that is priced under $500, but there’s a caveat. You’ll need to buy it with the Oculus Rift headset, which costs more than the PC at $599.99. The bundle will put you back $1,099.98, but that’s still a good deal for an Oculus Rift plus desktop, ... Read More »

Chennai Book Fair 2017 begins tomorrow: Token system to fight demonetisation cash crunch

Chennai Book Fair 2017 begins tomorrow: Token system to fight demonetisation cash crunch The 40th Chennai book fair will begin tomorrow on January 6 at St. George School on Poonamallee High Road and will end on January 19. BAPASI has introduced an internal token system at the venue which would ease it out for people to make purchases. Representative Image ... Read More »

Tesla forces hard speed limits on its Autopilot self-driving system

The Tesla Model 3 will have a base price of $35,000, which the company hopes will appeal to the masses. Credit: Tesla Motors MORE LIKE THIS Every Tesla car will contain the hardware to drive itself Tesla’s free Autopilot 8.0 update shifts focus to radar to avoid car crashes Report: Intel plans to make the Core i7 the brains behind ... Read More »