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Self-taught AI is best yet at strategy game Go

This is like asking an expert to make a prediction, rather than relying on the games of 100 weak players, said Silver. The new AlphaGo Zero knows only about t...


Congress seeks transparent online political spending with Honest Ads Act

Gizmodo has also learned that The Honest Ads Act has received a stamp of approval from the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center, whose president, Trevor Potter...


Lyft raises $1 billion at $11 billion valuation led by Alphabet's CapitalG

News of this possible investment may deepen the rift between Alphabet and Uber. The company was reported to be raising a new $1 billion round , with Alphabe...


The manufacturer will recall more than a million Mercedes cars

The recall affects 495,000 vehicles in the US and 76,000 in Canada, according to officials. The company said 400,000 vehicles in Great Britain and "a few hund...


Xbox One's Fall Update is Here with Home Personalisation and New Features

But perhaps one of the most useful new features is the ability to filter games to easily discover Xbox One X enhanced titles. A redesigned Guide makes it ...


Trump Disgustingly Lies About Obama Not Calling Fallen Soldiers' Families

Trump made the accusation during an impromptu news conference on Monday, while defending himself for failing to call the families of four soldiers killed 12 ...


Crews search for missing worker after oil rig explodes near New Orleans

Two other people were taken to a hospital in Metairie and discharged overnight. Local authorities are performing a search and rescue for one person still unac...


Aston Martin DB11 Volante revealed

The roof can be dropped using the key fob or on the move at up to 31mph. Putting it back up takes 16 seconds, and thanks to inspired packaging, the retractable ...


Behold! The Oculus Go - a standalone VR headset that costs $199

Zuckerberg said that the new headset fits in the "sweet spot" between the Rift and other portable, smartphone-powered VR headsets. It also supports pulling 2D w...


Huawei introduced a new flagship smartphone

To keep the device alive, under the hood it has a 3340mAh battery . On the front of the Honor 6C Pro we have an 8 megapixel camera which has been designe...


Ghana U-17 coach

However, there were some high points for the Indian Under-17 football team. The FIFA U-17 World Cup matches will be telecast LIVE on SONY TEN 2, SONY TEN 2 HD...


Razer teases November 1 event, may launch its first-ever smartphone

Razer tweeted Wednesday to expect news on november 1 , accompanying the tweet with a picture of a fella holding an obscured device. Razer is branching out...


Facebook, Instagram go down for some users globally

The outages are still ongoing at the time of this reporting. The website Down Detector revealed that an outage knocked out services across the country. Inst...


Google posts first unedited Pixel 2 camera photos and they look stunning

Both phones are lightweight. But their are differences. Pixel 2 XL got released at the beginning of this month and now we're wondering how good it performs ...


Google platforms 'used by Russian Federation to influence United States election'

Google has identified tens of thousands of dollars in ad buys by Russian accounts that used YouTube or Google advertising to try to spread misinformation a...


Nokia Announces VR Cutbacks As It Refocuses Its Business Direction

Nokia got out of the mobile hardware business a couple of years back and now it's also leaving the virtual reality camera business. Further details are awa...


Google announced two new Home smart speakers

The Google Home Max is a larger, more powerful smart home speaker , which offers twenty times the power of a regular Google Home speaker - making it an...


Windows 10 Mobile gets its final death sentence

While Windows Phone fans had hoped Microsoft would update the platform with new features, it's now clear the operating system has been placed into servicing...


IRS awards Equifax no-bid, $7.25 million contract after hack

While Equifax's old CEO testifies in front of Congress , the company laid out a lucrative new salary package for its new CEO, Paulino Barros, Jr. Barton sa...


Russian Federation investigation: The 'collusion issue is still open', says Senate intelligence chairman

Aside from oversight of the intelligence assessment, the probe includes an ongoing look into any collusion by either campaign with the Kremlin during the 2016 e...


Gran Turismo Sport Demo Announced, Will Start In October 9

The demo will be then open on October 9th at 12AM PT. It'll only be available for four days on the PlayStation Store from October 9-12. Progression in the dem...


Gran Turismo Sport Demo Drives onto PS4 Next Week

The beta ends at 8:00 pm PT on October 12. Progression in the demo can be carried over into the full game - $1MM of in-game credit and any unlocked vehicles a...


Google launches probe into Russian meddling of 2016 United States polls

Notably, it also added that it has found 179 additional accounts which violated its rules. Twitter sold more than $270,000 of promotions to Russia-connected r...


Twitter Set to Test 280-Character Tweets

In the past week, debate has swirled over whether Trump's tweeting about North Korea - including a comment where he said its leader "won't be around much long...


Pakistan summons Indian envoy to protest over ceasefire violations

The Indian Army has retaliated to the intrusion bid and the operation is still underway. "It is nothing but an attempt to push in as many terrorists as possib...


Here's One Big Reason Not to Buy Echo Show

It was "disappointing", Amazon said , arguing that it hurts both companies' customers. They say that they hope to "reach an agreement and resolve these issues ...


Violent Crime Rate in 2016 Increased Slightly Over 2015

The numbers confirm that almost every type of violent crime increased, with 47 more rapes, 35 more robberies, 179 more aggravated assaults, 330 more larcenies a...


Sony brings 3D scanning to the pocket with the Xperia XZ1 smartphone

Continuing the Xperia line of smartphone's proud lineage, the XZ1 is also IP68 dust and water resistant. Alongside the XZ1 Compact is the XZ1, which feature...


Apple TV lacks Dolby Atmos, YouTube 4K; Apple Pay comes to ALDI

However, some HD files will still include HDR and Dolby Vision. There is an Apple TV app that is already on iPhone, iPad, which lets the Apple TV and work...


Epic Accidentally Allows Xbox And PS4 Cross-Play On Fortnite, Disables It

PS4 does not allow spaces in PSN names. A quick search confirmed the player in question was on a Xbox and not a PC. Epic appears to have quietly enabled cross...


CHELSEA VS ARSENAL: Kanu Hat-Trick And 4 Other Memorable London Derbies

The Gunners are yet to win away from home in the league this season, having lost 1-0 at Stoke too. England's top flight is awash with money, and the likes o...


Nick Kyrgios ready to lead Australia to Davis Cup final

Nick Kyrgios has ripped apart the veneer of friendship between him and fellow Australian Bernard Tomic , saying his former Davis Cup teammate has "lost his wa...


Ex-US congressman Weiner seeks to avoid prison in teen 'sexting' case

In late October, eleven days before the 2016 Presidential election, then-FBI director James Comey sent a letter to Congress claiming that emails pertinent to ...


North Korea may have detonated 250-kiloton bomb

The U.N. resolution also bans countries from giving additional work permits to North Korean laborers, another source of money for Pyongyang. It also referred to...


First Destiny 2 Raid's Light Level Is Between 260 and 280

Most players see the Destiny Raid as the endgame of the Destiny titles. Polygon's Daniel Friedman put together an extensive guide on how Destiny 2 pla...


Apple has removed the App Store from desktop iTunes

The installation will take a few minutes. If the iTunes app is open, your Mac will tell you that the installation can not proceed until you close iTunes. Even...


Hurricane Jose Is Category 1, Continues to Weaken

At midday today, Jose was 700 miles east of Florida and could possible pose threat to the United States by this weekend. In a pocket of weak steering winds in...


Nintendo Direct Scheduled for This Wednesday at 6pm EST

It's a pretty hefty amount as we'll get a peek at many Switch and 3DS titles. The Direct will also include new details about Super Mario Odyssey . Nintendo...


Alabama names Players of the Week following big win over Fresno State

Bo Scarbrough , running back, junior, 6-foot-2, 232 pounds: exclusively judging on statistics, Scarbrough had a forgettable week one performance, rushing for on...


After the winds die, a massive recovery effort in Florida

The new course threatened everything from Tampa Bay's bustling twin cities of Tampa and St. Petersburg to Naples' mansion- and yacht-lined canals, Sun City Cent...


TVR Griffith unveiled: V8 two-seater marks official return of United Kingdom icon

In other words, the Griffith is challenging the Porsche 911 segment. At 431cm long, 185cm wide and 123cm tall, the Griffith is also the lowest and shortest of...


Police raid Dera headquarters, huge amount of explosives recovered

Meanwhile, the Haryana police have arrested three close aides of Ram Rahim, Dera's Panchkula district in-charge Chamkaur Singh , Daan Singh and Punjab Poli...


Xbox One keyboard and mouse support is still on the way

What do you think about keyboard and mouse support coming to Xbox One? Microsoft will ask developers to consider their multiplayer pools, bringing to ...


Cambodian government accused of 'alarming' crackdown as newspaper closes

He says the way China tightly controls its Internet and the press, as well as the way the United States is not speaking out in favor of speech right now, may be...


Zambians Pray For Super Eagles' Fall In Cameroon

The win means the Eagles now have nine points from three matches, leading the four-team group with seven points. He wrote, "I join millions of football-loving...


NYPD to ditch Windows phones for iPhones

What are the lessons from this? But come July of 2017, when Microsoft announced that Windows Phone was dead , Tisch wasn't looking quite so smart. Insiders ...


IPhone 8 and iPhone 7s WILL Launch on September 12

Doing the same again when inside an app starts the multitasking interface, which will ditch the stacked card interface in favor of individually positioned c...


Samsung Introduces New Fitness Products

As of now, there is no word on pricing and availability details of the wearables . With Running Coach, for example, the Gear IconX becomes your own personal ...


Olympian David Torrence dies at 31

In a 17-day stretch back in June , the Malibu resident became Peru's national record holder for both the mile and the 1500-meter category. Ben Hoster of the Sco...


The original Xbox One has been discontinued

Microsoft also reported that the pre-orders for the Xbox One X have been the strongest that the company has ever witnessed since it launched the Xbox gaming ...