RED releases Hydrogen 4-View
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High tech smartphone

RED, which normally makes high-end $10,000+ cameras, is launching a $1,195 smartphone called the RED Hydrogen One.

Facebooks AI tries to stop hate speech
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By banning lesbians

Secret guidelines used by social media giant Facebook to censor hate speech have resulted in lesbians being blocked and banned.

Taiwan invests in AI research
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$32.73 million a year to support local industry


Taiwan is to spend $32.73 million every year over a period of five years to develop artificial intelligence research centres.

UK political hack was carried out by amateurs
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Not the Russians this time

A hack of UK politicians which was thought to be the work of Russians turned out to be carried out by amateurs.

Baidu boss investigated for not driving
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Tested a driverless car on a public road


Baidu China's Google is under investigation after its chief executive tested a driverless car on public roads.

EU delivers a nightmare to disposable electronics
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You will have to make it fixable

The EU Parliament is about to tell makers of badly made electronics which are designed not to last past the warranty date that their products will have to last longer and be fixable.

Volvo will give up on completely petrol cars by 2019
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Out of gas

Volvo has announced that starting in 2019, all of the new models it produces will be electric or hybrid.

Bixby can’t learn English
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Keeping it in Asia


While Samsung is telling the world+dog that its AI-based virtual assistant can do 15,000 tasks, apparently that does not include talking in English.

Malfunction in Taiwan causes DRAM shortage
Published in Memory


Expect more price hikes 


A malfunction in a Taiwanese factory is causing a global DRAM shortage which could lead to further price increases.

AMD appoints former Intel man to board
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Intel inside 

AMD has announced the appointment of Abhi Talwalkar to its board.