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Google doesn't want to become Skynet. The company wants to prevent AIs from turning against humanity.

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There are an infinite of theories about the future. Some of them are more fantasy, but at any time, anyone can develop a technology that seems to have been taken from a movie. Other theorieson the other hand, are very close to true. This is the case of Artificial Intelligence. In an age when personal assistants can organize your life for you, write down your messages, create shopping lists, choose the best route to work, and it is still possible to program them so that they have similar temperaments with a person indeed, it is easy to imagine a world...

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Finally! WhatsApp getting ready to offer native support for Gifs.

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Have you tried to send a Gif to a friend by WhatsApp? The maximum that your friend will be able to see is a static image. Unlike other instant messaging applications, such as Facebook Messenger and Telegram, which can run Gifs within the application. Another option for those who want to send a Gif to a friend by WhatsApp, is to send a link, but one would have to click the link, and exit the application, a discouraging effort. Know the function called "autoplay". The latest beta version of WhatsApp for iOS, yes, for now only the iPhone testers could...

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Do you usually access the Snapchat Discovery page? Now it will be much more interesting.

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Snapchat confirmed today an update on the layout of the discoveries page. That page that you find sliding the screen to the left. The page, known as Discovery, brings together all the original content produced by partners of the social network. Now the system is more like a conventional timeline, such as that we see on Instagram, for example. The user has access to a list of publications in chronological order. Today, the total monthly users who access the Discover tab would be 60 million, too little by taking into account that Snapchat has about 100 million daily users. The...

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Girl Power takes control of the Facebook Messenger emojis! The company will also standardize the icons on all platforms.

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Emoji are already part of our vocabulary. And this is not new. Yes, even without being words, the emojis are already in our daily routine since before becoming images. We can use characters to describe feelings and reactions, and almost 90% (yes, I am guessing, but should be roughly that) of technology users can understand what was said by these "faces." Whenever we communicate virtually, either in social networks, messaging applications, or even through text messages, we find some limitation. Limitations ...? SMS and Twitter have the character limitation. Messaging applications like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, have time limitation, or,...

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SSD that weighs 1 gram and can hold up to 512 GB will be on the market soon. What has Samsung been doing?

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Samsung announced the first SSD NVMe PCIe, and also already begun the mass production of the device. What makes this SSD so special? It is the smallest and most powerful SSD on the market. Meet the PM971-NVMe. It stores up to 512 GB of files and weighs just 1 gram. Thanks to TurboWrite technology, this small device can run at 1.5 gigabyte per second, in addition to recording at 900 MB / s. All this in a small piece as big as a coin. According to Samsung, the chip is a BGA package, and measures 20 mm x 16 mm...

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