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Apple hit with trademark lawsuit over iPhone X ‘animoji’ feature – Business Insider

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Business Insider

Apple hit with trademark lawsuit over iPhone X ‘animoji’ feature
Business Insider
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Japanese software company is suing Apple Inc in a U.S. court over the trademark for the term “animoji”, alleging the U.S. technology company stole the name to use on a feature of its iPhone X. Tokyo-based Emonster kk sued Apple …
Apple Sued Over ‘Animoji’ TrademarkMac Rumors
Japan’s Emonster who was granted a US Registered Trademark Certificate for Animoji back in 2015 is now Suing ApplePatently Apple
Apple sued over ‘Animoji’ trademark, allegedly tried to buy IP rights prior to iPhone X debutAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
9to5Mac –BGR –Cult of Mac –The Mac Observer
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Tech companies to lobby for immigrant ‘Dreamers’ to remain in US – Reuters

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Reuters

Tech companies to lobby for immigrant ‘Dreamers’ to remain in US
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Nearly two dozen major companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, according to documents …
Hundreds of colleges write to Congress calling for DACA protectionsThe Hill
Medical Students in Limbo as Young Immigrant Program EndsU.S. News & World Report
Uber, Intel, and other tech firms will urge Congress to let “Dreamers” stayArs Technica
MassLive.com –Engadget –Breitbart News –Seattle Times
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Amazon Echo (2017) review: – CNET

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Android Headlines

Amazon Echo (2017) review:
CNET
The Good With a variety of new designs, the new Amazon Echo is better-looking than the original, just as smart and a lot less expensive. The addition of an aux-out jack lets you connect it with your existing audio setup. It’s also a slightly better
Building Branded Voice Experiences: 6 Things to KnowAdAge.com
Google Home Mini Now Available from Verizon for $49Android Headlines
Teardown reveals and details possible Google Home with a display codenamed ‘Quartz’9to5Google
Android Central –Expert Reviews –CEPro –CNBC
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Windows now includes gaming cheat detection at the system level – Ars Technica

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NDTV

Windows now includes gaming cheat detection at the system level
Ars Technica
Developers that want to stop cheaters in their Windows games are getting a little additional system-level help from Microsoft via TruePlay, a new API being rolled out through Windows 10’s Fall Creators Update. The feature, which is now documented on
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Leaves Up to 30GB in Installation FilesExtremeTech
Windows 10 Fall Creators Update – Ryzen Benchmark (CPU-Bound)GamersNexus
This Anti-Cheat Windows 10 Feature Helps Developers Combat HackersValueWalk
eWeek –Digital Trends –MSDN – Microsoft
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Take a Look Inside Apple’s ‘Boundless’ New Flagship Store in Chicago – Fortune

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Fortune

Take a Look Inside Apple’s ‘Boundless’ New Flagship Store in Chicago
Fortune
Apple is set to open its much anticipated new Chicago location at 5 p.m. on Friday, the first in a new generation of Apple’s most “significant” locations. “Apple Michigan Avenue is about removing boundaries between inside and outside, reviving
Silicon Valley’s march to reshape American culture just got clearer with a near-invisible store in ChicagoQuartz
Apple Just Opened Its Most Ambitious Store Ever: PhotosTheStreet.com
Apple’s Chicago riverfront store is its latest statement pieceCNET
9to5Mac –Chicago Tribune –WLS-TV –Mac Rumors
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Backyard Bird Feeders May Be Altering the Course of Evolution – Gizmodo

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Gizmodo

Backyard Bird Feeders May Be Altering the Course of Evolution
Gizmodo
Evolution works very slowly—except when it doesn’t. New research shows that certain British birds appear to be changing quickly as result of bird feeders, evolving longer beaks to help them access the food inside.
Great Tits Are Evolving Longer Beaks Because of Bird FeedersNewsweek
Evolution in your back garden—great tits may be adapting their beaks to birdfeedersPhys.Org
Great Tits May Be Evolving Bigger Beaks. Here’s Why.National Geographic
Tech Times –Cosmos –ResearchGate (blog) –Washington Post
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Harman Kardon Invoke review: Cortana gets a speaker of its own – The Verge

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The Verge

Harman Kardon Invoke review: Cortana gets a speaker of its own
The Verge
For a company that makes a voice-controlled assistant, it has become table stakes to have a smart speaker for the home that uses it: Amazon’s Alexa debuted on the Echo smart speaker two years ago, Google now has a complete lineup of Home speakers …
Harman Kardon Invoke hands-on: Cortana enters the smart speaker market with a boomPCWorld
Harman Kardon Invoke review: The first Cortana speaker sounds amazingEngadget
Because someone had to make the first Cortana smart speakerTechCrunch
ZDNet –VentureBeat –CNET –Mashable
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9.7 Million-Year-Old Teeth Found in Germany Could Recast Human History – Inverse

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Newsweek

9.7 Million-Year-Old Teeth Found in Germany Could Recast Human History
Inverse
A startling discovery in Germany has caused scientists to question historical records regarding the evolution of man. Researchers from the Natural History Museum in Mainz announced Friday that they excavated 9.7 million-year-old teeth fossils from the
Archaeologist Lutz: ‘We really weren’t expecting this tremendous discovery’Deutsche Welle
Prehistoric Fossils Dating Back 9.7m Years Could Rewrite History Of Where Humans Came FromHuffPost UK
9.7 million-year-old teeth fossils discovered in GermanyDaily Sabah
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AlphaGo Zero, the Self-Taught AI, Thrashes Original AlphaGo 100 Games to Zero: DeepMind – NDTV

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NDTV

AlphaGo Zero, the Self-Taught AI, Thrashes Original AlphaGo 100 Games to Zero: DeepMind
NDTV
The computer that stunned humanity by beating the best mortal players at a strategy board game requiring “intuition” has become even smarter, its makers said Wednesday. Even more startling, the updated version of AlphaGo is entirely self-taught — a
Google DeepMind AlphaGo Zero AI Can Now Self-Train Without Human InputHot Hardware
Google AlphaGo Zero prospers without human training inputHEXUS
DeepMind team behind AlphaGo wins inaugural ‘Nobel Prize for AI’Siliconrepublic.com
Netimperative –Yahoo Finance UK –WebProNews –iProgrammer
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When $100BN is not enough… Softbank is planning Vision Fund sequels – TechCrunch

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TechCrunch

When $100BN is not enough… Softbank is planning Vision Fund sequels
TechCrunch
Softbank looks to be preparing follow on raises to its first ~$100BN Vision Fund. Speaking to Nikkei today CEO Masayoshi Son said: “The Vision Fund was just the first step, 10 trillion yen ($88BN) is simply not enough. We will briskly expand the scale
Japanese tycoon wants to invest $880 billion in techCNNMoney
SoftBank Seen Climbing 36 Percent as Son Clarifies Tech VisionBloomberg
SoftBank – The Next Berkshire Hathaway?ValueWalk
Silicon Valley Business Journal –YourStory.com –TelecomTV –Markets Insider
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When $100BN is not enough… Softbank is planning Vision Fund sequels – TechCrunch

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TechCrunch

When $100BN is not enough… Softbank is planning Vision Fund sequels
TechCrunch
Softbank looks to be preparing follow on raises to its first ~$100BN Vision Fund. Speaking to Nikkei today CEO Masayoshi Son said: “The Vision Fund was just the first step, 10 trillion yen ($88BN) is simply not enough. We will briskly expand the scale
Japanese tycoon wants to invest $880 billion in techCNNMoney
SoftBank Seen Climbing 36 Percent as Son Clarifies Tech VisionBloomberg
SoftBank – The Next Berkshire Hathaway?ValueWalk
Silicon Valley Business Journal –YourStory.com –TelecomTV –Markets Insider
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New Zealand to hold marijuana vote under new leader Ardern – Washington Post

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Stuff.co.nz

New Zealand to hold marijuana vote under new leader Ardern
Washington Post
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand is poised to slash immigration, rethink trade deals and vote on legalizing marijuana under a new government that takes office next week. After nine years of conservative rule, liberal Jacinda Ardern was confirmed …
New Zealand’s ‘first bloke’ hooks into new roleReuters
Kiwi Dollar Takes Fright at New GovernmentWall Street Journal
Jacinda Ardern, 37, Will Be New Zealand’s Youngest Prime MinisterNew York Times
The Guardian –Nasdaq –New Zealand Herald –SBS
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