Microsoft has promised to improve its energy use, be more transparent and rely on more renewable energy for its datacenters. The company says it will use 50% green energy by 2018.
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I started writing about PCs after destroying a few of them and learning what everything does. Moved on to phones, tablets and everything else. Been doing this professionally since 2009. In other news the OnePlus 3 is currently my favorite phone and Google is the most exciting company in tech..at least this week.
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Google is open sourcing a new version of its image-captioning, machine-learning AI system. It is four times faster and significantly better than its predecessors at analyzing and understanding images.
YouTube, known for its toxic comments and massive number of inappropriate videos is asking its users for help to clean up the website. Through the Heroes program users are expected to report content.
London's top cop explained he'd want a system that allowed law enforcement officers to remotely take over and stop a car if it was deemed necessary. The idea was part of a wider conversation on IT.
For years content creators have been arguing that the way Facebook reports views and time spent by users watching videos is completely unrepresentative. Today the company admitted as much.
An investigation that tracked 250 products on Amazon showed that the company promotes its own products, or those from partners that pay, instead of showing users the cheapest offers available.
Victorian police is warning residents against ever using any of the infected devices that have shown up in people's mailboxes. The drives are considered to be "extremely harmful".
Google is facing three distinct charges against it from the EU: Android abuse, unfair online shopping practices, and blocking ad competitors. The company only has a few weeks left to answer.
Security researchers have proven they can hack into and control some Tesla cars. They were able to open the car's doors, turn on some of its systems and even stop it in the middle of the road.
Nintendo's upcoming NX has been shrouded in mystery though well-connected individuals have revealed some of the company's plans. The latest to hint at what NX can do is The Pokémon Company's CEO.
After months of testing the feature in beta, and releasing an app for Android, Opera's VPN feature is now finally available for all users. All you need do is upgrade to the new version of the browser.
Just as promised, the Oculus Rift is now available at various retailers in the UK, France and Germany. Unfortunately, there's still no sign of the company's new motion-tracking Touch controllers.
Western Digital has unveiled a new SDXC card with a whopping 1TB of storage. Aimed at video creators, and those working with huge amounts of data, the new card will be sold under the SanDisk brand.
In what has become a daily tradition, Google's upcoming Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones have been leaked once again. This time in no less than 3 leaks, showing the two devices and sharing pricing info.
Microsoft may soon be known for a lot more than just its operating system. The company's researchers are combining big data, biology and machine learning to help fight cancer, with promising results.