Huawei files patent against Samsung Electronics
Mar 27TH, 2018

Huawei files patent against Samsung Electronics

Qualcomm was looking to put the disastrous Snapdragon 810 in the rear view mirror when it began shipping the Snapdragon 820 a while back. Now, it's putting more distance between itself and ARM's reference cores with the Snapdragon 821. This is the second chip with Qualcomm's custom 64-bit CPU cores, and it's apparently as much as 10% faster than the 820.

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It's time for supermarket
Mar 27TH, 2018

It's time for supermarket

Sainsbury's had discontinued it's budget range of food items. CREDIT: GETTY IMAGES There’s something poignant about the loss of childhood innocence, even when to retain it would be an encumbrance. You know the sort of scenario: suspicions raised when the tooth fairy forgets to come, or St Nicholas commits a wrapping-paper infraction visible only to a nosey eight-year-old.

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toshiba object recognition scanner
Mar 27TH, 2018

toshiba object recognition scanner

We all get stuck at the supermarket checkout from time to time when the assistant can’t get an item’s bar code to scan. We’re left watching in awkward silence as the flustered employee waves the item every which way, upside down, back and forth, at an angle, until they’re left literally rubbing it on the scanner in the vain hope that the machine will do us all a favor, recognize that it’s a loaf of bread and beep.

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WIRED's pick of Amazon Prime Day deals
Mar 27TH, 2018

WIRED's pick of Amazon Prime Day deals

Amazon is celebrating its 20th birthday using with a massive sale, which it is dubbing Prime day in a concerted effort to remind those who are yet to sign up to its pricey Prime package that it exists.

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