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On second attempt, hoverboard inventor successfully crosses Channel

2019-08-12T08:48:47+00:00August 12th, 2019|TechCrunch|

Following a failed attempt in July, French inventor Franky Zapata successfully crossed the Channel on top of a hoverboard this weekend. Starting his trek in Sangatte in northern France, the journey took 20 minutes, before landing in St. Margaret’s Bay, England. Source

Apple rolls out Apple Card Preview to select users

2019-08-07T09:33:24+00:00August 9th, 2019|TechCrunch|

Apple Card is getting its first group of public test users today. A limited amount of customers that signed up to be notified about the release of Apple Card are getting the ability to apply for the card in their Wallet app today — as well as the option to order their physical Apple Card. [...]

Watch a Tesla Model 3 play chess against the top-ranked player in the US

2019-08-03T10:21:53+00:00August 7th, 2019|TechCrunch|

Tesla cars can now take on human players in a game of chess, thanks to a software update it pushed out to vehicles last month. Its programmers likely didn’t imagine they were designing a chess program to take on the best players in the world, however: U.S. No. 1 ranked chess player Fabiano Caruana (also [...]

Apple suspends Siri response grading in response to privacy concerns

2019-08-03T10:17:54+00:00August 6th, 2019|TechCrunch|

In response to concerns raised by a Guardian story last week over how recordings of Siri queries are used for quality control, Apple is suspending the program world wide. Apple says it will review the process that it uses, called grading, to determine whether Siri is hearing queries correctly, or being invoked by mistake. Source

Analogue’s Mega Sg is the Sega Genesis Mini alternative for the discerning retro gaming fan

2019-07-31T17:12:33+00:00August 2nd, 2019|TechCrunch|

The official Sega Genesis Mini is coming in September and hopes to capitalize on some of the retro gaming hype that turned the Super Nintendo and NES Mini Classic editions into best-sellers. But there’s already a modern piece of hardware out there capable of playing Sega Genesis games on your HDTV — plus Mega Drive, [...]

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