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Report: Samsung Galaxy S8 handset will have a whole lot of display

Report: Samsung Galaxy S8 handset will have a whole lot of display

According to a report released recently by Korean publication The Investor, Samsung’s next-generation flagship handset – the forthcoming Galaxy S8 – will likely have a significantly high display area ratio, so much so that it will be almost entirely screen.

The Investor’s report comes within days of the iMiD 2016 display exhibition which was held in Seoul last week.

Self-driving Startup Comma.ai Kills Product after NHTSA notice

Self-driving Startup Comma.ai Kills Product after NHTSA notice

San Francisco based self-driving startup Comma.ai decided to kill the product the company showcased recently after receiving a notice from NHTSA. The company decided to kill the product (Comma One) instead of dealing with lawyers regarding certain issues related to its technology.

Senator Mark Warner seeks industry-led security standards for IoT devices

Senator Mark Warner seeks industry-led security standards for IoT devices

In wake of the recent distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attack, U.S. Sen. Mark Warner has sought industry-led security standards for IoT devices, before some form of government regulation takes place.

Sen. Warner, a Democrat from Va., announced recently that he would favor an industry-based approach before seeking some kind of government regulation of IoT security.

Google Assistant is the standout feature of new Pixel handsets

Google Assistant is the standout feature of new Pixel handsets

Google’s artificial intelligence (AI)-powered digital assistant, Google Assistant, is one of the most impressive features of the company’s new Pixel and Pixel XL handsets.

The Google Assistant – which essentially marks an evolution of the Google Now service – is baked into the two new Pixel handsets launched by Google. On both the Pixel and Pixel XL handsets, full-fledged Google Assistant is available as a chatbot in Google's new Allo messaging app.

Apple will reportedly launch TV guide at Oct. 27 event

Apple will reportedly launch TV guide at Oct. 27 event

According to a Recode report, tech biggie Apple will unveil its own version of a TV guide at its Mac hardware event scheduled to be held in Cupertino, California, on October 27.

The report has revealed that Apple's own version of a TV guide will live atop the Apple TV streaming box, as well as an app on iOS devices. The guide will give the users the ability to find new shows based on what they watch.

Microsoft announces beta release of its Cognitive Toolkit

Microsoft announces beta release of its Cognitive Toolkit

On Tuesday, Microsoft announced the launch of its open source deep learning toolkit for developers. The toolkit, which was released by Microsoft in beta, is called the Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit. It was previously called Computational Network Toolkit (CNTK).

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