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  • A robot may help you buy a hammer at Lowe’s

    The Lowe's chain of home improvement stores said that, beginning next month, 11 stores in the San Francisco Bay area will begin using autonomous service robots to help customers.

    31 Aug. 16 05:50 Written by Sharon Gaudin
  • Apple must repay $14.5 billion in underpaid taxes in Ireland

    Apple's tax benefits in Ireland are illegal, and the company will have to pay up to €13 billion (US$14.5 billion) in back taxes, plus interest. That's the verdict European Commissioner Margrethe Vestager delivered Tuesday, wrapping up a two-year investigation of the company's tax affairs stretching back to 2003.

    30 Aug. 16 20:48 Written by Peter Sayer
  • Uber, Alphabet autonomous car rivalry heats up

    The race to develop autonomous cars is making rivals of old friends as is evident from the exit of Alphabet’s senior executive David Drummond from the board of Uber Technologies.

    30 Aug. 16 16:18 Written by John Ribeiro
  • Apple patches iOS against potent zero-day spyware attack

    Apple is issuing patches for three iOS zero-day vulnerabilities known as Trident that have been exploited for years by an Israel-based spyware vendor against a human rights activist, an investigative journalist and others.

    26 Aug. 16 05:27 Written by Tim Greene
  • Here's how the Xbox One S stacks up to the original

    Microsoft launched the Xbox One S earlier this month, revitalizing its current-generation console lineup with some new features. Here's how it stacks up against the previous version.

    26 Aug. 16 03:44 Written by Blair Hanley Frank
  • Stratasys unveils mega, robotic 3D printers to build large parts

    Stratasys' unveiled two 3D printers for industrial uses, including a machine that builds objects sideways for limitless sizes and a printer on the end of a robotic arm, enabling never-before capable details and object strength.

    25 Aug. 16 07:13 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • iOS 10 gives apps room to grow

    iOS 10 at its most basic level is a platform for mobile devices that will allow apps to evolve in ways that will delight users.

    25 Aug. 16 06:40 Written by Michael deAgonia
  • New GDDR6 memory could hit GPUs in 2018

    Virtual reality and gaming are changing the way PCs are built and driving the development of new types of memory for GPUs.

    25 Aug. 16 04:52 Written by Agam Shah
  • Inside AMD's development of the Zen CPU

    When AMD chip designers sat down four years ago to etch out the Zen design, they had two things in mind: to drive up CPU performance as much as possible and to keep power efficiency stable.

    24 Aug. 16 10:45 Written by Agam Shah

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