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Technology That Turns Obama’s Words Into Lip-Synced Videos to Be Featured at SIGGRAPH

A paper set to be delivered at next week’s SIGGRAPH 2017 conference has garnered a lot of pre-confab attention because the technology could possibly be used to produce fake news videos. But the technology described in the paper, “Synthesizing Obama: Learning Lip Sync From Audio,” could have many more beneficial uses, especially in the entertainment and gaming industries. Researchers from the University ... Read More »

How to declutter your technology

Mother board: for work-from-home mums it’s important to organise your technology. Image: Getty If you have ‘worked’ from home with young children, you’ll understand the quotations. Often not a great deal of work gets done. It’s difficult to maintain your mental focus when you’re constantly being interrupted by small humans piping up about Tiny Teddies and toilet time. But for ... Read More »

Apple Store Is Down; New Hardware Including iPad Pro Expected to Be Launched

HIGHLIGHTS Apple’s long been rumoured to launch new iPad models Red iPhone 7 and 128GB iPhone SE expected alongside Apple expected to send press release for launch announcement The Apple Store is down, and we know what that means. The Cupertino giant is all set to launch new products. Apple’s tradition has been to take down its online store ahead of major ... Read More »

Iowa Restaurants Turn to Technology to Improve Business

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — With razor-thin profit margins, never-ending competition and ever-expanding overhead costs, tri-state restaurateurs are turning to technology to keep their businesses sunny-side up. Dozens of new point-of-sale systems and software programs descend on the market every year, each promising to reduce waste and automate ordering. But, to a Dubuque restaurant leader, the most important thing is to ... Read More »

Lyft to Develop Self-Driving Car Technology in New Silicon Valley Facility

Waymo is among the companies that are becoming partners in Lyft’s Open Platform Initiative on technology for self-driving cars. CreditJim Wilson/The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — Controlling the future of the smartphone was the defining technology battle of the last decade. Now, technology companies are betting that the next 10 years and beyond will be spent battling for control of ... Read More »

Samsung’s 406-Inch 4K Cinema LED Screen To Change The Way We Watch Movies

Samsung has unveiled a behemoth, 406-inch screen, calling it the first LED screen theater that “amplifies the immersive experience” thanks to its HDR LED display and stellar audio technology. It’s Samsung’s first-ever commercial Cinema LED Screen. The company steeps its description of the display, basically saying that it easily surpasses conventional projector technology thanks to its next-generation picture quality. While the ... Read More »

Websites launched to help people live forever through social media

Don’t worry, when you die, you’ll still be able to update Facebook. IF your heart stops beating, you’ll keep tweeting. Suggesting you can still communicate through social media once you’re dead sounds like an episode of futuristic series Black Mirror, but living forever through our Facebook pages could happen within the decade. Researchers from the University of Melbourne have studied ... Read More »

Market for tech systems to fight terror bombs on track to top $2 billion by 2022

Manpreet Romana | AFP | Getty Images A US Marine of 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade runs to safety moments after an IED blast in Garmsir district of Helmand Province in Afghanistan on July 13, 2009. The global war on terror is fueling demand for robotic and other technology that can defeat or detect improvised explosive devices, or IEDs. The counter-IED ... Read More »

Reliance Jio plans to sell 200 million units of the 4G VoLTE feature phone

A recent report by PTI claims that the company might sell over 200 million units of the Jio 4G VoLTE feature phone in two years. The report goes on stating that Reliance has not decided on the final pricing of the feature phone, but it will be within Rs.1,500. Also, the feature phone will be smart with pre-loaded apps such ... Read More »

Education professor receives $1.4 million grant to develop elementary school e-books

Chancellor’s Professor Carol Connor has been awarded a $1.4 million, four-year grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to develop and test a series of digital books that embed strategies to improve reading ability for students in grades 3 to 5. The project involves designing and evaluating e-books that will help children gain a deeper and more integrated understanding of ... Read More »