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Challenged by China and Russia, US builds force for future space wars

WASHINGTON: The United States has met a mounting 21st century strategic challenge from Russia and China with the creation of a full-fledged US Space Force within the Department of Defense. Acting on an ambition by President Donald Trump that had met resistance at first, the White House signalled its determination to not cede superiority in a Star Wars-like future of killer satellites and satellite-killer weapons. Trump made the ... Read More »

CyanogenMod 14.1 Nightly Builds Based on Android 7.1 Nougat Released for Select Devices

The CyanogenMod community has announced that a nightly build of CM14.1 based on Android 7.1 Nougat has been rolled out to select devices. The community members announced that the nightly build will be pushed first to few devices, and later other devices will get the update too. CyanogenMod 14.1 nightly build is available for the Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Xiaomi ... Read More »

OnePlus Starts Rolling Out Community Builds for OnePlus 3 and OnePlus X

OnePlus has started rolling out community builds of OxygenOS for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus X smartphones. Unfortunately, the new OxygenOS builds are not based on Android 7.0 Nougat but they bring several new features to the phones. The Chinese company says that users who have already flashed a previous community build will receive the new update via OTA (over-the-air). ... Read More »

First CM13 Snapshot Builds Based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Released

The CyanogenMod community in November last year released nightly CM13 builds based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow for select handsets. The company on Tuesday announced unveiled the first Snapshot build of CM13, based on Android 6.0.1 (r17) Marshmallow, marking the company’s first non-nightly release for CM13. The build is available for several smartphones including the Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, ... Read More »

MIT Builds Low-Power Artificial Intelligence Chip for Smartphones

A team of US researchers has built an energy-friendly chip that can perform powerful artificial intelligence (AI) tasks, enabling future mobile devices to implement “neural networks” modelled on the human brain. The team from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) developed a new chip designed specifically to implement neural networks. It is 10 times as efficient as a mobile GPU (Graphics ... Read More »