The Morning After: Samsung's new smartphone doesn't do data

The Morning After: Samsung's new smartphone doesn't do data
From Engadget - April 17, 2018

A smartphone, but not really.Samsung's newest phone ca not connect to the internet

For the person who wants a smartphone without most of the benefits.

There's a Raspberry Pi in the box, plus a new Android app.Google's latest do-it-yourself AI kits include everything you need

Google's AIY kits have been helpful for do-it-yourselfers who want to explore AI concepts like computer vision, but they were not really meant for newcomers when you had to supply your own Raspberry Pi and other hardware. However, Google has just announced updated AIY Vision and AIY Voice kits that include exactly what's needed to get started. Both include a Raspberry Pi Zero WH board and a pre-provisioned SD card, while the Vision Kit also throws in a Raspberry Pi Camera v2.

Google is promising more help for your projects: A companion Android app helps with setting up your kit, and the AIY website itself has been revamped with clearer instructions aimed at younger creators. New kits will head to retail later this month.

Slowing down to speed things up.
Tesla pauses Model 3 production. Again

Once again, Tesla is taking its Model 3 production line down -- under the specter of a report claiming undercounted injuries -- to hopefully pick up the pace of its manufacturing. The company is targeting a goal of 5,000 cars per week by this summer, but so far it's only about halfway there. As it said during a pause in March, Tesla's statement reads: "These periods are used to improve automation and systematically address bottlenecks in order to increase production rates. This is not unusual and is in fact common in production ramps like this."

Intelligence agencies warn that the campaign had been going on for months.US and UK warn that Russia has been hacking routers worldwide

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has been briefed on a possible incoming Russian-based cyberattack that could lead to the release of compromising information about the country's lawmakers. The threat goes beyond gaining leverage on politicians: the FBI, the DHSUK and cyber-intelligence agency NCSC have jointly accused Russian-based attackers of engaging in a campaign for months and trying to compromise routers, switches and firewalls around the world to hijack the internet's infrastructure.

The fruits of their collaboration could solve the beauty divide or exacerbate it.The ethically murky marriage of technology and beauty

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