Google Deep Learning system diagnoses cancer better than a pathologist with unlimited time

It’s hard to think of a job more important that determining whether or not a patient has cancer. Yet the magnitude of the task facing pathologists is so vast that agreement between different clinicians studying the same slides can be as low as 48%.

There can be many slides per patient, each of which is 10+ gigapixels when digitized at 40X magnification. Imagine having to go through a thousand 10 megapixel (MP) photos, and having to be responsible for every pixel. Needless to say, this is a lot of data to cover, and often time is limited.

Which is why Google is working on automating the task with a Deep Learning AI project – with incredibly exciting results …

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Uber now allows you to save custom locations other than home and work

Rolling out today, Uber is making it easier for you to remember destinations other than your home and work addresses with Saved Places. Whether you visit a particular friend or relative’s house, restaurant, or even a park fairly often, it can get annoying trying to remember the exact address when hailing an Uber. Now, these saved locations can be saved as a shortcut…

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OnePlus 3 has a clearly faster fingerprint scanner than the iPhone 6s [Video]

Ever since the introduction of a fast and reliable fingerprint scanner integrated into the familiar home button with the iPhone 5s back in 2013, Apple has steadily improved the technology, making it not only more useful with the addition of third party app support in iOS 8, but also marginally bettering its speed.

However, the competition has certainly not stood still, and apparently topping the iPhone 6s‘ performance in this department is the recently-launched OnePlus 3…

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Samsung has already shipped more than 20 million Galaxy S8 units

Although we’re less than a month away from the announcement of the highly anticipated Galaxy Note 8, Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is still holding its own just fine. Market research firm Strategy Analytics recently shared shipment info for Samsung’s current flagship offering, and according to the firm, more than 20 million units of the S8 have been shipped out.

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Ookla has a new Chrome extension that makes testing your internet speeds easier than ever

Whether its at a hotel, a coffee shop, or even a friend’s house, one thing we tend to do at a new place is check the internet speeds, especially if they seem slow. It’s always nice to know what you’re dealing with when trying to get stuff done and the most reliable place to do so has always been Ookla’s speedtest.net. That site has always been a go to spot for a quick and accurate speed test, but now Ookla has released a Chrome extension to make things even easier.

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President of Samsung Mobile refutes Galaxy S8 sales claims, says it is selling 15% better than S7

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 was a very important phone for the company, and one that got a lot of people excited to check it out. However, recent sales reports claimed that Samsung’s major release for the year wasn’t breaking records and rather, it was falling behind compared to its predecessor. Today, Samsung’s President of Mobile Communications came out to refute those reports.

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Despite an IP53 rating, the Google Pixel seems to hold up to water a bit better than expected [Video]

The Google Pixel is one of the more impressive devices we’ve seen this year, both on the spec sheet and in person. However, one of the big things that it lacks is water resistance. While Google confirmed the device is water/dust resistant with an IP53 rating, that doesn’t really mean much.

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