Google Assistant uses AI, machine learning to become people-friendly
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A more personalized, habit-learning version of Google Now

On Tuesday during Google’s Pixel and Home product announcements, the company introduced a new voice-activated version of Google Search called Assistant, featuring a more friendly conversational interface that turns search results into one-sentence answers.

Chromecast Ultra is first streaming device to support Dolby Vision
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Google's first 4K media stick will retail for $69

On Tuesday at a Google event in San Francisco, the company announced a  digital media player called the Chromecast Ultra, a successor to the Chromecast 2, that is now capable of outputting in 4K resolution and including an Ethernet port.

Google officially unveils Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones
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Says final goodbye to affordable Nexus smartphones

Google has now severed its connection to the affordable Nexus lineup as it has  unveiled two  premium smartphones, the Pixel and Pixel XL.

Nvidia GP107 GPU pictured on GTX 1050 Ti
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Small GP107 GPU rumored to be made by Samsung

After the performance leak, it was only a matter of time before someone took a picture of either the GTX 1050 or GTX 1050 Ti. Earlier this week, a set GTX 1050 Ti PCB pictures revealed a smaller GP107 GPU, which also added fuel to recent rumors that it might be the first GPU made on Samsung's 14nm manufacturing process.

Gigabyte unveils Geforce GTX 1080 Turbo OC graphics card
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Using a blower-style cooler 

Gigabyte said it will release a new Geforce GTX 1080 graphics card that will be use a Gigabyte-colored blower-style cooler but also features a decent factory overclock, the  GTX 1080 Turbo OC 8G.

Armenian high tech startups show off their wares
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Video production and more

When I visited Armenia last week, I went to the second city, Gyumri, where there’s a interesting outfit called Gtech which plays host to several leading edge companies.

Galaxy Note 7 is in the shops again
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Total Recall puts "explosions" behind it

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 is available for purchase again, at least in South Korea, and other regions across the globe will see the re-launch of the device in the coming weeks.

Ericsson borks 3,000 Swedish jobs
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Swedish double decimation job death

The Swedish phone maker Ericsson has taken the axe to 3,000 jobs or nearly 20 percent of its local workforce.

"Exploding" iPhone puts fanboy in ER
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Exploding? No it is just expanding

The incredible hissing iPhone 7 is taking its hatred of Apple fanboys to a new level – it has started exploding and putting them in hospital.

Intel makes 14nm chips for Spreadtrum
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Thinks Samsung will be interested

Chipzilla has announced that it is making 14nm application processors for Spreadtrum and the pair might have Samsung as a client.