Ray Kurzweil is building a chatbot for Google

Inventor Ray Kurzweil made his name as a pioneer in technology that helped machines understand human language, both written and spoken. These days he is probably best known as a prophet of The Singularity, one of the leading voices predicting that artificial intelligence will soon surpass its human creators — …

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ZTE is opening 23 retail stores this year to boost phone sales

ZTE will open 23 stores across China and Europe this year to better establish its smartphone brand, according to a report from Bloomberg. A vast majority of the stores will be located in Chinese cities, with three additional locations slated for Germany, Russia, and Mexico. The phone maker, which ranked sixth …

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No Man’s Sky has been delayed until August

You’ll have to wait a little bit longer to explore the vast universe of No Man’s Sky. Today developer Hello Games revealed that the game will now be coming out on August 9th in North America; it was previously planned to hit both the PS4 and PC next month. Hello’s …

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Pebble's move into fitness tracking detracts from its charm

Pebble plans to outfit all future Pebble watches with heart rate sensors. Fitness is apparently going to become a third and critical tenet of its smartwatch business, in addition to pushing through notifications and allowing for communication. But while Pebble wants to set itself up as a tempting option for …

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MSI put Corsair liquid cooling on a GeForce GTX 1080

I’m still grateful to simply live in a world where a VR champ like the GeForce GTX 1080 exists, but if you want to get a bit more serious, you might want to look into MSI’s Sea Hawk edition. Along with EVGA, ASUS, Gigabyte, Zotac, and a half-dozen other companies, …

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