From The Next Web: Here’s what to expect from Samsung, LG and others at MWC 2018

The annual Mobile World Congress expo is nearly upon us, and that means we’re in for a bevy of phone launches next week. Here’s a quick rundown of everything we’re excited to see there from major brands in just a couple of days. Samsung Everythin…

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From The Next Web: Google doesn’t want you to ‘send a message to Barack Obama’

… Well, kind of. It appears that the Google app for Android is suffering from a bizarre glitch that breaks its interface anytime someone tries searching how to send a message to Barack Obama. As spotted by observant users on Reddit, what triggers the…

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From The Next Web: This blockchain-based startup will cut out the middlemen in travel booking

The travel and tourism industry is worth nearly $1.6 trillion globally and accounts for one-tenth of the world’s GDP. Despite this vast market, the industry is dominated by monopolies. This is quite evident in the space for travel booking services. M…

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From The Next Web: Level puts a fitness tracker in your glasses, and it’s not the worst idea ever

VSP Global, a network of eye care businesses in the US, is gearing up to begin selling its Level smart glasses next month. But unlike efforts from Intel and Vuzix, these spectacles don’t feature fancy displays or augmented reality capabilities; inste…

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From The Next Web: Signal’s secure messaging app gets a $50 million lifeline from WhatsApp co-founder

One of the first messaging services to offer end-to-end encryption for truly private conversations, Signal has largely been developed by a team that’s never grown larger than three full-time developers over the years it’s been around. Now, it’s g…

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From The Next Web: Bowers & Wilkins PX Review: Beautiful sound – after I got a haircut

Bowers and Wilkins’ PX are among the best Bluetooth headphones I’ve tried in recent memory. It’s just weird it took a trip to the barber to get the best sound out of them. The PX are a $400 pair of noise cancelling headphones that launched to rav…

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From The Next Web: Facebook, Google, and Microsoft gurus say AI will help workers, not replace them

“In general, AI will not replace jobs, but it will transform them. Ultimately, every job is going to be made more efficient by AI,â€� says Facebook’s Yann LeCun. Reports of the demise of human labor may be hyperbolic, if you believe the likes of Le…

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From The Next Web: Facebook, Google, and Microsoft gurus say AI will help workers, not replace them

“In general, AI will not replace jobs, but it will transform them. Ultimately, every job is going to be made more efficient by AI,â€� says Facebook’s Yann LeCun. Reports of the demise of human labor may be hyperbolic, if you believe the likes of Le…

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From The Next Web: Twitter users cry foul when asked to verify their identities

Some Twitter users woke up to an unpleasant surprise this morning: Upon attempting to access their Twitter accounts, they were told they were temporarily locked out of their accounts. Shortly after this, the hashtag #TwitterLockout began trending, as u…

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From The Next Web: Read the official FCC net neutrality repeal document and weep

The US government’s official journal, the Federal Register, today revealed the FCC’s net neutrality repeal paperwork in an “unpublishedâ€� version ahead of the unveiling of the official version set for 22 February. The document is titled “Res…

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