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Keio University democratizes facial recognition technology for Avatars everywhere

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If you liked the look of that facial recognition technology on its way to Everquest II, but aren't so sure on your Froglok allegiance, then a Keio University group may have you covered. A project led by Associate Professor Yasue… Go To Full Article

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 with Verizon LTE hits the FCC

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Samsung's Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 has mooched on through the FCC sporting a bundle of wireless radios that play nicely with Verizon's LTE. Given that it's the same Ice Cream Sandwich-running slate that has already passed through our own testing… Go To Full Article

Lenovo Connects ThinkPad Users with No-Contract Mobile Broadband Service

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Lenovo today introduced Lenovo Mobile Access, a flexible, no-contract mobile broadband service that gives consumers and business users greater choice and flexibility when connecting to valued online services. Lenovo Mobile Access provides pre-connected, always-on, customizable connectivity to the Internet and… Go To Full Article

SmartKey TV HDMI dongle gives ICS brains to any boob tube

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How many similar devices have to come to light, until a new category is born? Screentop? USBPC? We're going with "Pendroid." Whatever you want to call it, here's another one, this time up the SmartKey TV from Italian firm LiquidTv.… Go To Full Article

China planning manned mission to its own space station

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State news agency Xinhua is reporting that China is planning to launch a manned spacecraft later this month. A Shenzhou-9 capsule and rocket are already in place, and when it launches it'll manually dock with the nation's space station: Tiangong-1.… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M (Kepler) spotted on leaked image of 2012 MacBook Pro

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Speculations about Apple adding Retina displays to their upcoming lineup of MacBooks may be true after all, because a leaked image of Apple’s new MacBook Pro logic board revealed an NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M (Kepler) GPU. Go To Full Article

Samsung denies rumours of Nokia buyout

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Samsung has once again denied that it has an interest in buying Nokia. The company issued a statement claiming reports that it was to by the flagging company were “purely speculative” and “not true”. … Go To Full Article

Intel's Barrett snub reveals Irish cronyism

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Craig Barrett, the former Intel boss, is causing a few problems for the Irish government. Barrett is offering to serve pro-bono on an Irish State board. The government has tried to ignore Barrett's offer… Go To Full Article

Noctua's noise-canceling PC fan gets tested, drops twenty decibels

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Having trouble tuning out the hum of your PC fans? Maybe it's time you took another look at Noctua's NF-F12 integrated noise cancellation fan. According to the firm, the Computex prototype kept things about 20dB quieter by utilizing a patented… Go To Full Article

Facebook backer heads to Brazil

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Keven Efrusy, who was one of Facebook's early investors, has decided that he is going to stick his cash into the lively start-up scene in Brazil. Kevin Efrusy gave Mark Zuckerburg more than $12.7 million in 2005… Go To Full Article

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