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Tesla to deliver new Model 3 orders by year end

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 14:55
Elon Musk said on Thursday that Model 3s ordered in the United States by the end of this month will be delivered by Dec. 31, as the electric carmaker tries to take advantage of tax breaks.
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Facebook says it's getting better at removing hate speech as it deletes 1.5 BILLION fake accounts

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 13:33
During the April-to-September period, Facebook doubled the amount of hate speech it detected proactively, compared with the previous six months.
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NASA uses AI software to create lander that could touch down on Saturn or Jupiter's moons

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:56
NASA and software company Autodesk have unveiled a lander that's lightweight and created, in part, thanks to innovative AI software. The spider-like craft is partly made of 3-D printed aluminum.
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U.S. retailers could soon adopt facial recognition tech to stop thieves

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:14
Experts say retail is the next industry to become a target of the technology, pointing to a growing number of suppliers and companies willing to put it in their stores - but it's not without privacy concerns.
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Could this be Atlantis? Satellites spot ancient ruins flooded off the Spanish coast

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:13
Ancient ruins examined using satellite imagery provide evidence that the city's huge harbour walls once stood in southern Spain, claim experts at Yorkshire-based private firm Merlin Burrows.
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Too clever for its own good! Google DeepMind researcher reveals how AI cheats at games

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:05
Victoria Krakovna, of Google's DeepMind AI lab in London, asked her colleagues for examples of misbehaving AI to highlight an often overlooked danger of the technology. (Stock)
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Scientists spot gravitational waves caused by hyper-massive neutron star

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:04
Instead of merging into a black hole as expected, researchers now say the event gave rise to one hyper-massive neutron star in the first observation of its kind.
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High-tech carpets inspired by polar bear fur could lead to new sticky and insulating surfaces

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:00
Engineers at the University of Michigan have developed a cutting edge way to make arrays of nanofibers inspired by materials found in nature. (Stock image)
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'Next generation of metal batteries' that could last TWICE as long and charge faster are created

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:00
Scientists from Penn State University say the batteries could be much safer than standard lithium batteries which have 'fundamental issues' causing them to suddenly explode and burst into flames.
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MiSafes smartwatches that let parents track their children are 'easy to hack' and should be binned

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:57
Researchers for security firm Pen Test Partners in Buckingham found The inexpensive watches keep track of a child’s location by using GPS, which can be accessed by hackers.
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Facebook launches Unsend feature for Messenger (even though Mark Zuckerberg has had it for months)

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:57
The Unsend tool lets users delete messages up to 10 minutes after they're sent. However, it's only available in Poland, Bolivia, Colombia and Lithuania for now, while a global launch is on the way.
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One million cases of fly-tipping were reported in the UK last year

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 09:40
Local councils reported 998,000 fly-tipping incidents in 2017/18, a new study by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs in London has revealed.
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AI can create fake fingerprints that are so realistic they trick scanners

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:45
Researchers from New York University - who created the fake prints using a neural network - were able to mimic more than one in five fingerprints.
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Rise of gene-edited livestock, including hornless cows and pigs that never hit puberty

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:27
A company wants to alter farm animals by adding and subtracting genetic traits in a lab. It sounds like science fiction, but Recombinetics sees opportunity for its technology in livestock.
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Animals that take big risks are more likely to go extinct than those that play it safe

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:26
Results from tiny tags helped researchers from Swansea University to measure how successful the animal was at finding food, size of the food and the effort needed to find the food.
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IVF clinics could get rid of embryos expected to have low IQs

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:08
Genomic Predictions, a company based in New Jersey in the US, is in talks with IVF clinics to offer testing to screen embryos for 'mental disabilities' and people have ethical concerns.
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Killer whales use the sonic equivalent of a flashlight to target prey hiding hundreds of miles away

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:07
Researchers from the University of St Andrews Scottish Oceans Institute reveals how whales, dolphins and porpoises let out ultrasonic clicks in narrow beams to help them find food (stock).
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Killer whales share personality traits with humans and chimpanzees, say psychologists

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 07:56
Killer whales share personality traits with humans and chimpanzees, such as playfulness, cheerfulness and affection, according to new research from Spain's University of Girona (stock)
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'O-Wind Turbine’ can harness energy in cities and turn it into electricity

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 06:59
Two graduates from Lancaster University have invented a unique way of harnessing energy to convert into electricity in cities in an invention inspired by NASA's Mars Tumbleweed Rover.
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Face ID not working for Apple iPhone XS Max users

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 06:14
Apple users all over the world are taking to Twitter and Reddit to complain about the Facial recognition technology on their iPhones being disabled.
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