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Leaked email unfolds list of Hillary Clinton’s potential VPs

Leaked email unfolds list of Hillary Clinton’s potential VPs

WikiLeaks recently published a leaked email supposedly from Democratic presidential nominee Hilary Clinton’s campaign manager John Podesta, revealing that a number of prominent tech leaders were among the several choices listed for Clinton’s vice presidential pick.

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Japanese Researchers Develop Humanoid Robot that Sweats

Japanese Researchers Develop Humanoid Robot that Sweats

Japanese researchers have developed a humanoid robot that sweats to remain cool even after working hard. As most of the machines need some solution for cooling, this humanoid robot is using sweating to keep itself cool. The robot named Kengoro has been developed by robotic experts at the University of Tokyo.

The robot is able to do pushups without getting overheated. The research team shared video of Kengoro doing pushups. Instead of using complicated water cooling systems, the research team used a new technique in Kengoro.

Samsung will likely release feature-rich Chrome OS laptop – ‘Chromebook Pro’ – this month

Samsung will likely release feature-rich Chrome OS laptop – ‘Chromebook Pro’ – this month

Bigwig South Korean device maker Samsung will, according to latest leaks from Chrome Unboxed tipsters, probably release a feature-packed Chromebook, to meet the needs of people wanting a high-end Chrome OS device.

The new Samsung Chromebook will likely be called 'Chromebook Pro.' The Google-powered laptop will apparently mark a significant change in Samsung's Chromebook strategy which has, thus far, pivoted chiefly around Chromebooks aimed at budget-conscious consumers.

Twitter Stock Could Face More Stress after Salesforce Scraps Acquisition Bid

Twitter Stock Could Face More Stress after Salesforce Scraps Acquisition Bid

Twitter stock declined in the last trading session after Salesforce announced that the company isn’t interested in buying out social networking platform. Twitter stock has been under pressure as the company has failed to improve its financial situation. Twitter has been losing revenue and market experts are expecting lower earnings in the upcoming earnings call from Twitter.

Samsung launches flashier Gold Edition of its Galaxy TabPro S tablet

Samsung launches flashier Gold Edition of its Galaxy TabPro S tablet

In a recent announcement, Samsung announced the launch of a plush new version of its TabPro tablet. With the tablet already being quite a svelte device, its new luxurious rendition will boast a premium golden look, and will be called the Galaxy TabPro S Gold Edition.

The Galaxy TabPro S Gold Edition is now available for purchase from Samsung. com and Best Buy. The cost of the device is US$1,000.

New Facebook feature allows users to stream video from smartphone to TV

New Facebook feature allows users to stream video from smartphone to TV

In an announcement made on Thursday, social network Facebook said that it is rolling out a new feature which will enable users to stream video from their smartphone to their TV, via Apple TV, AirPlay devices, Google Chromecast, and Google Cast devices.

The feature which allows Facebook users to watch its News Feed videos on their TV is now available for the iOS platform, and will “soon” be available for the Android platform as well.

Galaxy Note 7 debacle would cost Samsung nearly $3B over next two quarters

Galaxy Note 7 debacle would cost Samsung nearly $3B over next two quarters

In a statement released on Friday, Samsung Electronics said that its operating profit over the next two quarters will likely take a hit of nearly $3 billion, due to the discontinuation of the company's ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.

Galaxy Note 7 was Samsung's latest flagship Note handset which was launched by the company in August, to pose a substantial challenge to the Apple iPhone at the high-end smartphone market. However, the Note 7 was discontinued by Samsung earlier this week, because of persistent battery-explosion issues.

Hover launches self-flying camera drone for taking amazing aerial photos

Hover launches self-flying camera drone for taking amazing aerial photos

Hover has launched self-flying camera drone which will be loved by the younger generation hooked on to making and sharing photos. The drone with amazing camera will be able to take aerial images. The foldable, autonomous camera drone weighs just 242 grams. The drone is as small as a book during its flight mode and can be folded when not in use.

Apple plans to open a new R&D center in China’s Shenzhen city

Apple plans to open a new R&D center in China’s Shenzhen city

On Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that Apple is planning to open a new research and development (R&D) center in the city of Shenzhen in southern China.

The new R&D center planned by Apple in Shenzhen would be the company’s second R&D facility in China. Earlier, Apple had announced a $45 million R&D facility in Beijing.

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Google releases new ‘Sprayscape’ app to enable users to capture 360-degree photos

Google releases new ‘Sprayscape’ app to enable users to capture 360-degree photos

Tech giant Google has announced the release of a new app called ‘Sprayscape,’ which gives users the ability to build surreal 360-degree landscapes. The new app comes from Google’s Android Experiments program.

The Sprayscape app is currently available for the Android platform; but Google has revealed that it will “soon” launch the app’s iOS version also.

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