Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers How Google Protected Andy Rubin, the ‘Father of Android’

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers How Google Protected Andy Rubin, the ‘Father of Android’

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SAN FRANCISCO — Google gave Andy Rubin, the creator of Android mobile software, a hero’s farewell when he left the company in October 2014.“I want to wish Andy all the best with what’s next,” Larry Page, Google’s chief executive then, said in a public statement. “With Android he created something truly remarkable — with a…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Can Eating Organic Food Lower Your Cancer Risk?

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Can Eating Organic Food Lower Your Cancer Risk?

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In a study, those who ate more organic produce, dairy, meat and other products had 25 percent fewer cancer diagnoses over all, especially lymphoma and breast cancer. ImageCreditCreditSteven Senne/Associated PressPeople who buy organic food are usually convinced it’s better for their health, and they’re willing to pay dearly for it. But until now, evidence of…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Qt Design Studio 1.0 Released – Qt Blog

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Qt Design Studio 1.0 Released – Qt Blog

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We believe that collaboration between designers and developers in an effective workflow fosters and boosts product innovation and ultimately leads to a  better user experience. That’s why I’m extremely happy to announce that Qt Design Studio 1.0 released today! Qt Design Studio is a UI design and development environment that enables designers and developers to rapidly prototype…

Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Google’s Night Sight for Pixel phones will amaze you

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Google’s Night Sight for Pixel phones will amaze you

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Google’s Pixel phones have already changed and improved smartphone photography dramatically, but the latest addition to them might be the biggest leap forward yet. Night Sight is the next evolution of Google’s computational photography, combining machine learning, clever algorithms, and up to four seconds of exposure to generate shockingly good low-light images. I’ve tried it…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Ancient skull found among debris in burned Brazilian museum

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Ancient skull found among debris in burned Brazilian museum

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No, it’s not Ghost Rider — The bones may hold clues about the human settlement of the Americas. Kiona N. Smith – Oct 25, 2018 8:49 pm UTC Archaeologists are celebrating the recovery of an 11,500-year-old skull from the burned rubble of the National Museum of Brazil following a devastating fire on September 2. The…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Half of enterprise machines run Windows 10, as Windows 7’s end of life looms

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Half of enterprise machines run Windows 10, as Windows 7’s end of life looms

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Tick tock — Windows 7 is becoming the new Windows XP. Peter Bright – Oct 25, 2018 8:00 pm UTC Enlarge / Who doesn’t love some new Windows?On Microsoft’s earnings call for the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, CEO Satya Nadella said that “more than half of the commercial device installed base is…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Dealmaster: Save on a Red Dead Redemption II bundle for Xbox or PS4

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Dealmaster: Save on a Red Dead Redemption II bundle for Xbox or PS4

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Staff — Plus deals on affordable Bluetooth speakers, 10% off sitewide at eBay, and more. Ars Staff – Oct 25, 2018 7:15 pm UTC TechBargainsGreetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. Today’s list is headlined by a suite of bundle deals for Red Dead Redemption II, which…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | A Rick and Morty writer will take Star Trek where no Trek has gone before—comedy

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | A Rick and Morty writer will take Star Trek where no Trek has gone before—comedy

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Live long and subscribe — CBS announces Star Trek: Lower Decks, the second new Trek series revealed this fall. Nathan Mattise – Oct 25, 2018 6:00 pm UTC The Star Trek: Final Frontier team has put lots of its initial art online. Here’s what the show’s captain, Captain Chase, would have looked like according to…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 3 is an all-screen magnetic slider phone with 10GB of RAM

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 3 is an all-screen magnetic slider phone with 10GB of RAM

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Can this be the 2019 flagship trend? — Xiaomi is resurrecting the slider phone, complete with magnetically assisted snap action. Ron Amadeo – Oct 25, 2018 4:13 pm UTC The Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, with its top slider portion extended. Here’s the whole phone when closed. Just look at those slim bezels. Xiaomi The front…

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Ars on your lunch break: How to survive competing with China

Hexbyte – Tech News – Ars Technica | Ars on your lunch break: How to survive competing with China

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losing my drone company — Our talk with Chris Anderson wraps with a nuanced look at China as a competitive force. Rob Reid – Oct 25, 2018 4:00 pm UTC Enlarge / Women soldering components at a factory in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China.Yann Layma / Getty ImagesToday we present the third and final installment of…