Daily Archives: August 1, 2019

Google ‘Play Pass’ is a $5 monthly Android app subscription

https://www.engadget.com/2019/08/01/google-play-pass-monthly-android-app-game-subscription/ Google is testing a service called Play Pass that would offer users "hundreds of premium apps and games" for a monthly fee, according to Android Police. The idea of the offering cropped up last year on XDA Developers after … Continue reading

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LightSail 2 Becomes First Spacecraft to Change Orbit Using Sunlight

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/?p=37372 LightSail 2 took this picture of itself, with Earth in the background, while deploying its sail on July 23. (Credit: The Planetary Society) The Planetary Society, a non-profit organization focused on space exploration, has successfully transferred their LightSail 2 … Continue reading

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One chip to rule them all: It natively runs all types of AI software

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1544141 Enlarge / Skynet light? The Tianjin-controlled bike stalks one of its creators. 56 with 41 posters participating We tend to think of AI as a monolithic entity, but it has actually developed along multiple branches. One of the main … Continue reading

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Appleā€™s AirDrop and password sharing features can leak iPhone numbers

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1544215 Valentina Palladino 17 with 14 posters participating Apple makes it easy for people to locate lost iPhones, share Wi-Fi passwords, and use AirDrop to send files to other nearby devices. A recently published report demonstrates how snoops can capitalize … Continue reading

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