One of the world's biggest tech shows is about to begin

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If CES is the tech industry's Super Bowl, IFA is like the NCAA Football Bowl. Not quite the trendsetting tech event of the year, but still worth getting excited for. Held annually in Berlin, Germany, IFA is essentially Europe's version of CES with one big key difference: It's open to the public and not just industry folks. We'll be bringing you all the major tech news from the proceedings all week. It's been a quiet year for smartwatches.


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The Independent

Both of the internet companies have used Yahoo's email services to power their own, meaning that the loss of Yahoo data has also lost BT and Sky data. Because Yahoo owns a huge number of companies and provide a wide range of services, hundreds of millions of people might not know that they are part of the hack. Early rounds will take place in iconic locations in the stadium such as The Royal Box, the changing rooms and the players' tunnel, with the two finalists set to play the virtual final using Wembley Stadium's 82 foot screens as they sit in the centre circle. The maker of a new chip claims that it could reduce the charging times of phones to a few minutes, and could prevent dangerous explosions.


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The Independent

As a result of the disaster many normal channels of communication had broken down and the Line app was developed by internet company Naver for its staff as a means of internet-based communication. Naver opened the app to the public in Japan later that year where it quickly became incredibly popular, before gaining traction in other Asian countries. Early rounds will take place in iconic locations in the stadium such as The Royal Box, the changing rooms and the players' tunnel, with the two finalists set to play the virtual final using Wembley Stadium's 82 foot screens as they sit in the centre circle. The maker of a new chip claims that it could reduce the charging times of phones to a few minutes, and could prevent dangerous explosions.


MOTOBOT Episode 3: Racing the Clock 挑戦

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After the debut of MOTOBOT Ver. 1 in 2015, its hardware and software for autonomous riding were repeatedly reviewed and revised, leading to the creation of Ver. 2. Then in September 2017, one of the project's milestones was reached as MOTOBOT successfully hit speeds exceeding 200 km/h. MOTOBOT then attempted to better the lap time set by MotoGP star, Valentino Rossi. What was the result and what is Yamaha aiming for in the future?


Sprint adds an Unlimited plan without high-resolution video

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Sprint already has Unlimited plans on offer, but now it's growing those options and making it much easier to choose the one that's best for you. The mobile carrier's most feature-rich offering is called Unlimited Plus, and like its original Freedom tier, it comes with unlimited data, talk and text, as well as a Hulu and Tidal Premium subscription. This option will suit your needs the most if you use your phone a lot on the go: it can stream videos up to 1080p and music up to 1.5 Mbps, and its hotspot connection will only get reduced to 3G speeds after 15GB. It will set you back $42 per month per line, but you can get it for $22 per for a limited time. If you have no use for Tidal and HD streaming, and if you don't frequently use your phone as a mobile hotspot, Sprint's new and cheaper Unlimited Basic offering might be the better choice.