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Eco-friendly fuel cell car which filters dirty air into a balloon

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 08:19
The car, pictured outside University College London, travelled through the capital's most polluted spots including Oxford Street, Park Lane and Marylebone Road.
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Police could use tracker devices to monitor suspects' health while in custody

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 07:55
Two UK forces are considering using the technology, which has been trialled in the NHS and which the inventors have dubbed a 'miniaturised intensive care' tracking system.
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Tesla secures Shanghai site for $2 bln China Gigafactory

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 07:48
Tesla Inc has signed an agreement with the Shanghai government for an 860,000 square metre plot of land, the electric carmaker said in a Chinese social media post on Wednesday.
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Stunning Photos of Ordinary Life in Ukraine's Conflict Zone

Wired - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 07:00
The Donbass region has been convulsed by civil war since 2014, yet many residents refuse to evacuate.
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Self-checkout tills at British supermarkets are getting an upgrade

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 06:44
The software being trialled at British supermarkets would take a picture of the customer and approve the purchase if they are clearly old enough, meaning a staff member would not need to intervene.
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Razer Blade Review (2018): A Cut Above

Wired - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 06:00
If you're a gamer, or a pro looking for a MacBook alternative, this is the laptop for you.
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Helm Wants You to Control Your Own Data Again

Wired - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 06:00
Helm hopes to make running your own private, encrypted server easy for everyone.
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Comet-like objects could be spreading primordial life throughout the universe

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 05:13
Experts say the discovery from Hawaii of the asteroid 'Oumuamua (pictured) - the first interstellar object ever seen in the solar system - has raised hopes of discovering life transported across space.
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I Ditched Google For Bing. Here's What I Found—And What I Didn't

Wired - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 05:00
I spent the last few months using Bing instead of Google for search. It's a whole new world, but not always for the better.
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Vodafone is down: Network is described as a 'shambles'

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 04:48
The issues, which started at around 9am this morning, have affected people around the UK, including customers in London, Birmingham, Bristol and Manchester.
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VW boss says switch to electric vehicles could cost 14,000 jobs at the manufacturer

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 04:48
VW ceo Herbert Diess said new demands to reduce CO2 emissions across car ranges could see the brand having to meet a target of one in every three vehicles sold being electrified.
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These New Tricks Can Outsmart Deepfake Videos—for Now

Wired - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 04:00
We'll soon find it hard to know with our own eyes if a video is real or generated by AI, but new algorithms are staying one or two steps ahead of the fakers.
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How McLaren Learned to Treat its Formula One Pit Crew Like Athletes

Wired - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 04:00
It started with stealth video recordings and ended with visual tracking goggles and orange nuts.
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The Real Heroine of 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' Isn't Hope Van Dyne

Wired - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 04:00
It's actually someone whose name is far less known.
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WhatsApp cuts back its 'unsend' feature to 13 hours

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 03:55
The California-based app currently spends an unlimited time trying to remove the messages from other users' phones but it will now give up after 13 hours, eight minutes and 16 seconds.
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Length of your ring and index fingers 'could reveal your sexuality'

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 03:36
Researchers at Essex University looked at sets of identical twins where one of each pair was straight, finding that the homosexual twin tended to have more varying finger lengths.
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Incredible images show the winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards 

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 03:34
A portrait of two golden snub-nosed monkeys by Dutch photographer  Marsel van Oosten has won the 2018 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, beating 45,000 entries to win.
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Oxford professor claims the BLACK DEATH could return with a vengeance

Daily Mail UK - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 02:23
Peter Frankopan said the melting of ice due to higher global temperatures could unleash biological agents and bring back diseases such as the Black Death which killed millions in Europe.
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Boston Dynamics' reveals its robodog Spot dancing along to Uptown Funk

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 18:08
Spot the robo-dog has another trick up his sleeve in a new, minute-long video where he can be seen twerking and shimmying to Bruno Mars' dance-worthy hit 'Uptown Funk.'
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Judge approves SEC settlement with Tesla and Musk over his tweets promising to take company private

Daily Mail UK - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 16:07
Judge Alison Nathan has approved a settlement between a federal regulator, Tesla and Elon Musk (inset), over his tweets promising to take the company private.
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