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Lisbon finally gets a substantial VC fund in the shape of Indico Capital Partners
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Lisbon, characterized occasionally by some tech scene observers as ‘the warm Berlin’, has been threatening to generate more startups in the last few years, not least because it will now have the enormous Web Summit conference there for the next 10 years, and because it’s a cheap and great place to live. But the startups […]

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We finally started taking screen time seriously in 2018
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At the beginning of this year, I was using my iPhone to browse new titles on Amazon when I saw the cover of “How to Break Up With Your Phone” by Catherine Price. I downloaded it on Kindle because I genuinely wanted to reduce my smartphone use, but also because I thought it would be […]

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Chromecasts are finally available from Amazon again
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Enlarge (credit: Jeff Dunn) Amazon and Google haven’t played nicely with each other over the past few years, but consumers were just thrown a bone. Amazon has finally restocked Chromecast and Chromecast Ultra devices in its online store, selling them for $35 and $69, respectively. Back in 2015, Amazon pulled Chromecast devices from its store […]

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Obsidian Entertainment finally announces its Fallout: New Vegas successor
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Obsidian Entertainment Obsidian Entertainment, developers of games like Pillars of Eternity, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II, and Alpha Protocol ran a trailer for a new game at The Game Awards last night. Titled The Outer Worlds, it’s a first-person shooter and RPG that the trailer seems to position as a spiritual successor to Fallout: New Vegas, one […]

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Steam is Finally Coming To China But Chinese Gamers Don't Want It
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Valve officially announced this week the arrival of Steam China in Shanghai. But Chinese gamers are telling the PC gaming platform to “get lost!” From a report: One of the most upvoted comments wrote, “Steam China get out of China.” It’s important to point out that gamers are directing their anger at Steam China, not […]

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Finally, the 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid exists     – Roadshow
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The Prius isn’t the only game in town anymore.

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Sunset Overdrive review: Ride the rails to kaboom-town (finally on PCs, too)
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Throw traps, shoot guns, grind rails: that’s the Sunset Overdrive way. Update: There’s no shortage of new games this 2018 holiday season, but we wanted to bring a surprise gem to your attention: 2014’s Sunset Overdrive, a high-octane, parkour-driven visual stunner. With seemingly zero fanfare, a $20 PC version arrived yesterday for Windows PCs (Steam, […]

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IBM Finally Proves That Quantum Systems Are Faster Than Classical Systems
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In a paper published Thursday in the journal Science, Dr. Sergey Bravyi and his team reveal that they’ve developed a mathematical proof which, in specific cases, illustrates the quantum algorithm’s inherent computational advantages over classical. Engadget reports: “It’s good to know, because results like this become parts of algorithms,” Bob Sutor, vice president of IBM […]

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There’s finally a Roomba that can empty itself
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Since 2002, iRobot's Roomba has been something of a status symbol: a robot vacuum that can clean your floors while you sit back and relax. It's steadily become better and more efficient at cleaning since it debuted — the last flagship model, the Roo…

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