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Google appears to be working on Windows 10 certification for its Pixelbook

It appears Google is working on adding a little Microsoft flavor to its flagship Chromebook.

Google’s Pixelbook is considered to be its flagship device for Chrome OS, but it could soon have a little Microsoft DNA sprinkled in as well. XDADevelopers has spotted increasing evidence that Google is working on getting the Pixelbook certified to run Windows 10, paving the way for users to work with Microsoft’s OS as an alternative on Google’s own hardware.

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Google reported to stop working on Maven, its government-licensed AI tech

The contract with the Pentagon could have cost as much as $ 250 million.

Over the last few months, Google’s faced nonstop backlash for partnering with the United States Pentagon to work on an AI system that can swiftly identify people and points of interest from drone footage. The system is called Maven, and a new report’s surfaced suggesting that Google’s decided to cease its involvement with it.

According to emails received by Gizmodo —

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Lenovo is working on a new version of its unique Yoga Book 2-in-1

It looks like Lenovo is taking another shot at the Yoga Book.

The Lenovo Yoga Book was certainly one of the most unique computers to come out of 2016, largely thanks to its futuristic-looking touch keyboard that can operate as an inking surface as well. But while it garnered plenty of eyeballs due to its strange design, Lenovo never followed it up with another version in 2017. It looks like the company may be remedying that, however.

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Google is reportedly working on a HoloLens-like AR headset

Augmented reality and virtual reality are popular platforms for developers and customers, and companies like Google aren’t likely to give up their forward momentum with either any time soon.

As such, it isn’t too surprising to hear that Google is working on a new AR headset, based on a new report this week from WinFuture. The new AR headset will reportedly be manufactured by Quanta, which is based out of Taiwan, and will have similarities to Microsoft’s mixed reality headset,  [Read More…]

HTC is working on a blockchain phone of its own called Exodus

HTC is jumping on board the blockchain bandwagon. The company revealed it is working on a blockchain phone called Exodus that will launch toward the end of the year.

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President Trump working to get ZTE back into business

Trump to Commerce Department: Get it done!

Truth is stranger than fiction. In April, ZTE was banned from using U.S. hardware or software by the Commerce Department Secretary Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. Fast forward to May and the company was banned from selling any products on U.S. military installations along with Huawei. These bans resulted in ZTE shutting down all its operations because it’s hard to make money when you can’t sell any products.

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How to deal with 3D audio not working on your PlayStation VR

If you can’t hear, you can’t be immersed.

Being surrounded by the sounds of what you are watching in VR is part of what creates such an immersive experience. PlayStation VR is no exception to this, delivering 3D sound that makes everything sound as if you are actually surrounded by what you see. So if your sound isn’t working correctly, it can throw a serious wrench into your enjoyment. That’s why we’ve got the details on how  [Read More…]

Qualcomm is working on new chipsets for Wear OS smartwatches

Qualcomm aims to revive the stagnant Wear OS platform with new chips for wearable devices. The new silicone will be launched this fall, alongside a flagship device.

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AT&T is working on a $15/month live TV streaming service

There’s one caveat — you won’t find any sports channels here.

In the quest to give cable and satellite companies the boot, we’ve seen the market for Internet-based live TV services pop up like crazy over the past few years. Following the release of DirecTV Now in 2016, AT&T’s now gearing up to launch another service called “AT&T Watch.”

AT&T’s other streaming service, DirecTV Now.

According to The Wall Street Journal, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson announced  [Read More…]

Google’s chief of AI is now working for Apple

This is a big win for Apple.

Artificial intelligence has become Google’s bread and butter over the last few years, and one of the brains leading the company’s charge in this direction has been John Giannandrea. However, John’s now leaving Google and has accepted a new position at Apple.

According to The New York Times, Gianandrea will be leading Apple’s “machine learning and A.I. strategy” and be one of just 16 people that report to Tim Cook  [Read More…]