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NASA tests the Valkyrie R5, a mech that could colonize Mars

Over the weekend, TechCrunch reported on an exclusive piece NASA was testing a robot that could someday prepare human settlements in other planets. Valkyrie...
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Meet Context 958, a British 700-year-old man

At this year’s Cambridge Science Festival, researchers from the University of Cambridge and the University of Dundee reconstructed the face of Context 958, an ordinary...
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Artificial Intelligence takes Gene Therapy to the next level

Medicine remains one of the most challenging fields for scientists to solve problems, but a new technique to combat rare diseases is becoming increasingly...
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HTT to beat SpaceX by launching the first Hyperloop capsule

On Tuesday, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) announced it was building a Passenger Hyperloop Capsule. The pod would be the first production model of its kind...
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Apple to release the new Red iPhone 7 and 7 Plus...

On Tuesday, Apple unveiled a couple of limited edition iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models that come in a new color: red. Part...
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Watch Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos piloting a mech

Over the weekend, Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos was present at the company’s Machine Learning, Home Automation, Robotics, and Space Exploration (MARS) conference. There, he...
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Why are senior executives leaving a company like Uber?

Recode exclusively reported over the weekend that Uber’s president, Jeff Jones, planned to leave the company. He confirmed it on Sunday, followed by the resignation...
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YouTube apologizes for including ads in offensive videos

Google’s President of EMEA Business and Operations, Matt Brittin, publicly apologized for the ad scandal on YouTube this morning at the Advertising Week Europe...
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Intel: The Optane DC P4800X SSD is now available

Intel took the wraps off its first 3D XPoint product: the Optane DC P4800X SSD. The drive is aimed at enterprise customers, offering 375...
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Google makes JPEGs smaller with a new compression algorithm

Google Research announced last Thursday a new file compression algorithm that makes JPEGs up to 35% smaller in comparison with current standards. The new...
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Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Army present the Mehel 2.0

Lockheed Martin announced on Thursday their intentions to deliver a 60 kW beam combined fiber laser to the U.S. Army in the coming months....
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Buzz Aldrin’s Cycling Pathways to Mars debuts at SXSW

Earlier this week at South by Southwest (SXSW), the production company 8i joined Buzz Aldrin to present a VR film titled ‘Buzz Aldrin’s Cycling...
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Company uses smart sex toys to illegally collect user data

Standard Innovation, a sex toy maker based in Ontario, Canada, has been found guilty of collecting user data without their consent. The company did...
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Google: DeepMind’s AI now learns like humans do

Google scientists of the machine learning division DeepMind have developed a new deep learning technique that resembles how human memory works. Using the Elastic...
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Microsoft teaches visually impaired kids coding basics

Microsoft Research has developed a program to teach visually impaired children the foundations of coding. It is called Project Torino, and it uses physical...
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Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Vs. Apple’s iPhone 8: What to expect

Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus will roll out soon. On the other hand, the iPhone 8 is not coming out until Septembre. This year...
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McDonald’s makes fun of Trump’s hands via Twitter

On early Tuesday, McDonald’s corporate account on Twitter was compromised by hackers. The cyber criminals posted an offensive tweet aimed at President Donald Trump,...
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Fossil announces new smartwatches featuring Android Wear 2.0

Fossil announced on Wednesday that Android Wear 2.0 is coming to three models of its smartwatch lineup via Twitter. The Fossil Q Founder, Q...
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Scientists use acoustics to “hack” mobile devices

Researchers from the University of Michigan have discovered a new vulnerability in accelerometers used in everyday gadgets. Using sound waves, hackers can fool device...
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Leaked: check all the Samsung Galaxy 8 features

Samsung Electronics is one dominant company, but even they cannot keep their products entirely under wraps before launch. Over the weekend, the features of...

Google and Levi’s introduce smart jacket at SXSW 2017

The 2017 South by Southwest (SXSW), is happening this week, and Google is making its presence felt at the event with a brand new...
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America’s transition to LED street lights

About 10% of America’s street lights have been converted from sodium lights to LEDs in the past few years. LED lights can save up...
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Intel gets in the Self-Driving Cars industry with MobilEye acquisition

Intel announced that it would purchase the biggest smart car tech firm Mobileye today. Mobileye is an Israeli based company, it produces onboard vision systems,...
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Facebook copies Snapchat features once again

Facebook has been copying some features from Snapchat for some time now. First, it started with “Instagram Stories”. The stories on Instagram were presented...