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Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot can run and jump over obstacles

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 May 2018

Boston Dynamics' robots are getting more terrifying by the week, with the latest batch capable of running and navigating obstacles autonomously. FULL STORY >

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Uber planning to reignite its self-driving car testing

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 May 2018

With the program put on hold following a fatal crash, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says the company will look to restart its self-driving car test in a couple of months. FULL STORY >

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Snapchat ready to test new unskippable ads for some of its shows

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 26 April 2018

The test ads called 'Commercials' will be placed on a select number of shows on Snapchat. FULL STORY >

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Smartphone Camera Test: Sony Xperia XZ2

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 25 April 2018

Boasting a similar camera setup to the XZ Premium, TechSmart got the chance to test out the 4K HDR video recording and 960 fps super slow-mo on the new Sony Xperia XZ2. FULL STORY >

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Mark Zuckerberg hints that paid version of Facebook is a possibility

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 April 2018

During his testimony in front of the US Senate, Mark Zuckerberg says that a version of Facebook will always be free. Which means a version could be paid-for in future. FULL STORY >

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Multivariate testing for your customer journey

By Opinion 16 February 2018

Measurement and testing is rapidly becoming a standard requirement; however it is meaningless if we don’t understand how to apply the results and all we end up with is raw data without any meaningful application of it, says Jason Steele, Web... FULL STORY >

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SpaceX set for another launch to test internet beaming satellites

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 16 February 2018

Following its successful launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket, SpaceX has turned its attention to satellites that can beam down internet connectivity to Earth. FULL STORY >

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Instagram testing notification system for screenshots in Stories

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 12 February 2018

Currently being tested out with a small set of users, the Stories screenshot notification is akin to what Snapchat currently employs. FULL STORY >

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Facebook testing downvote button for comment moderation

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 9 February 2018

Not quite a dislike button, the downvote testing is designed to help the social media platform curate its content, a bit like Reddit. FULL STORY >

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The week's best new trailers - 17 November 2017

By Staff Writer 17 November 2017

The Rock fights more monsters, Hugh Jackman's circus, and more of the week's must-see trailers. FULL STORY >

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Google Play will allow users to test apps before installing

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 October 2017

Google brings its Instant Apps to the Play Store, allowing users to give apps a test run before committing to a full install. FULL STORY >

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Qualcomm conducts first 5G mobile test and debuts new reference phone design

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 17 October 2017

The mobile tech manufacturer is continuing its push into 5G with a successful test of its X50 modem, as well as a new reference design for a 5G smartphone. FULL STORY >

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#WomenBoycottTwitter gains momentum following Rose McGowan's suspension

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 October 2017

In light of recent sexual harassment claims sweeping through Hollywood, Rose McGowan's account suspension by Twitter has prompted an initiative to send a message to the company. FULL STORY >

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DxOMark gives iPhone 8 Plus and Galaxy Note 8 same camera scores

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 October 2017

The current standard for measuring the quality of camera quality, DxOMark has given the iPhone 8 Plus and Galaxy Note 8 the same score. FULL STORY >

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Hyperloop One completes first successful test run

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 13 July 2017

While it only managed 112 km/h, Hyperloop One has completed its first successful test in the Nevada desert. FULL STORY >

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