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MasterCard is working on a fingerprint sensor that's built into your physical credit or debit card and will work with the chip to verify your in-person purchases.

The Google Assistant built into the Google Home speaker can now recognize multiple different voices and deliver a specific info to the person it recognizes - like plane flight info and calendar entries. Up to six different voices can be recognized by a Google Home speaker, but each voice still has to be tied to a different Google Account.

Toyota and others have invested $45 million in a company called Getaround, which people are calling the AirBnb for cars. You can use an app to reserve, locate, pay for and even unlock a stranger's car so you can drive it for a while.

We also discuss Oculus founder Palmer Luckey's investment choices and the ethics of Instagram influencers. Plus, Rolfe Winkler from The Wall Street Journal is here to tell us how one security company chose to show its clients information in live demos and we talk about Elon Musk's new startup that wants to fuse your brain with AI so we no longer need to talk to share our thoughts.

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AMD Radeon RX 500 series GPUS, Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X 375GB, one beast of an Optane drive, Logitech's G413 backlit mechanical keyboard, Facebook wants you to type WITH YOUR MIND, Nintendo's gonna break your heart w/ a Mini Super Nintendo Entertainment System, and more!

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We go back to the beloved Steampunk Goggle project that Padre has made improvements for, this episode we sit down and begin soldering the components needed for this project.

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Video guru Joe Kane talks about what he saw and learned at CinemaCon 2017, the trade show for commercial-cinema owners. Topics include the lengths to which theater owners will go to attract customers, such as augmented-reality lobby posters, first-class airline seating with meal and drink service in theaters, and the Barco Escape three-screen system. He also discusses the potential of direct-LED screen walls such as the Sony CLEDIS and Samsung Cinema Screen, the importance of bias lighting even with projectors, high dynamic range, answers to chat-room questions, and more.

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What is TV25 and how you can tune in, Tim Duffy is in studio to talk about Contest University, Gordo has a coloring book for ham radio, George shows how to read a resistor, Don's top news of the week with Dr. Skov solar weather forecast, and Amanda asks the chat rooms questions!

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Day two of Facebook's F8 developer conference in San Jose kicked off with a company keynote presentation that's focused on futuristic technologies that are at least a few years off. Facebook's Building 8 division says its hoping to develop sensor technology that uses your skin to send signals to your brain and theorizing that electrodes in your brain will eventually let you type by thinking rather than moving your fingers around.

People familiar with the matter have told Eurogamer that Nintendo plans to launch an S-NES mini this year, which could explain why they chose to break the hearts of millions by discontinuing the NES mini. The rumored console will likely be called the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System and Nintendo is already in the process of developing it.

Google is looking for 10,000 people to volunteer for a study that is mixing tech, science, and health. If you volunteer, you'd be agreeing to share your generic data with the company as it attempts to map out what a healthy human is made up of.

Those $350 dollar Bose headphones you're listening to, might be listening to you and sharing your habits without your consent. Plus, Quincy Larson from FreeCodeCamp joins us to really explain what it takes to learn to code. And we mourn the loss of the to-do app Wunderlist that Microsoft is murdering.

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At Facebook's F8 developer Conference, Mark Zuckerberg and team announced their new focus on augmented reality, hanging out in virtual reality, Messenger bots, millimeter wave radio internet, VR cameras, AR glasses, typing with your mind, and hearing with your skin. Ajit Pai has trouble rolling back net neutrality. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is coming this week. Amazon gives away the Echo's microphone tech. Google Earth's latest upgrade is amazing.

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Q & A with Special guest Rich Turner, Senior Project Manager, Bash on Windows and Windows Console. Windows 10 Cloud. Checking in on Creators Update rollout and Redstone 3. A blast from the past: Charles Simonyi is coming back to Microsoft. Microsoft Authenticator allows Android and iOS users to unlock devices without passwords - but not Windows phone users. Project Cheshire (MS To-Do) is finally hitting public preview. Microsoft will unveil Scorpio at E3, and not sooner.

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ScreenStudio will let you record your desktop in a full HD video files. Overlay some text or even your webcam. It will also let you stream your desktop to services like UStream, Hitbox or Twitch.tv. Its open source and built around "ffmpeg" that is currently available on all Linux distro and work out of the box.
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