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Elon Musk and Google DeepMind sign pledge against killer robots

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 01:28
Over 2,500 individuals and companies signed a pledge organized by the Future of Life Institute, vowing to ‘neither participate in nor support’ the development of lethal autonomous weapons.
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Google Assistant will now create a 'visual snapshot' of your day

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:22
Google Assistant's new 'visual snapshot' feature is now available on for both Android and iOS devices in all languages supported by the app. It will give users a rundown of their day.
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Incinerators across UK are regularly breaching pollution guidelines

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 16:00
MPs have called for a tax on garbage incinerators in order to curb the huge amount of pollution they create. A unit in Runcorn, Cheshire, was the worst offender in the UK last year.
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Records dating back to 1700s reveal how the sun affects lightning activity

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 14:40
Researchers in Japan have turned to detailed logs kept by farm families and government officials hundreds of years ago, looking for mentions of thunder and lightning events.
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Sony set to release AR version of David Bowie exhibit

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 13:57
In what's described as a 'first of its kind' experience, Sony and several organizations have crafted a series of audio-visual spaces where viewers can witness the work and artifacts of Bowie's life.
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Kamikaze bees kill invading hornets by forming 'hot defensive balls'

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 13:23
The finding was made by entomologists at Tamagawa University near Tokyo, who found that the desperate defensive manoeuvre was enough to reduce the lifespan of the bees significantly.
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How Nanit baby camera loved by Kim Kardashian is changing parenting

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 13:16
A baby monitor billed as the 'most advanced nursery camera ever' is bringing smart algorithms, sleep analysis and Amazon voice activated integration into the world of parenting. 
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Samsung's next Galaxy model may include in-display fingerprint reader

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 12:36
Samsung is expected to release three different versions of the Galaxy S10 in 2019, two of which may include in-display fingerprint readers, noted smartphone analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes.
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Pentagon working to develop technology that would let troops control machines with their MINDS

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:40
DARPA's new program is working to develop technology that would let troops one day be able to control drones, cyber defense systems, and other technology with their mind.
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London knife crime app 'Hunch' wants to tackle crime wave

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:06
An app that is attempting to tackle knife crime on the streets of London has been condemned by experts who say the anonymous reporting could destroy trust in communities.
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HALF of husbands don't know how often their wife achieves an orgasm

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 11:03
More than 1,600 newly-wedded couples found that 43 per cent of husbands don't know how often they satisfy their partners, a new survey from Brigham Young University in Utah shows.
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Tinder tests letting users send Bitmoji to help them break the ice

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:43
Tinder is giving its users new ways to flirt. The dating app annnounced that it's testing a feature that will let users send Bitmojis to their matches, but only in Mexico and Canada for now.
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New Chrome update will reduce performance, Google admits 

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:39
Google announced the new 'site isolation' feature, which has been enabled for 99 per cent of its global users on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome OS. via its security blog.
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Detroit, Michigan is named 'most stressful place in America'

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 10:18
Detroit, Michigan, was rankled the most stressed US city in categories of strain from work, money, family and health. Fremont, California, was ranked the least stressed city.
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Amazon on track to capture nearly HALF of US retail market by the end of 2018, research shows

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:21
A new report from digital marketing research firm eMarketer indicates that the Silicon Valley giant is expected to capture a whopping 49.1% of the US retail market by the end of 2018.
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Rolls-Royce's flying taxi will begin test flights 'by next year'

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:21
The Derby-based aerospace giant that built the Spitfire's engines has unveiled an electric-hybrid flying taxi that will start real-world testing before the end of next year.
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Would YOU eat lab-grown meat? Cruelty-free burgers could be in restaurants in 3 years

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 09:08
A Dutch company that presented the world's first lab-grown beef burger five years ago said it has received funding to pursue its plans to make and sell artificially grown meat to restaurants from 2021.
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Walmart and Microsoft team up on cloud computing in bid against Amazon

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 08:57
Walmart said Tuesday it was entering a five-year agreement with Microsoft to make use of its artificial intelligence, machine learning and data platforms in a bit to compete with Amazon.
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A dozen new moons have been discovered orbiting Jupiter

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 08:29
The discovery from scientists at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, DC, brings the Jupiter's total number of moons to a whopping 79 - the most of any planet in the solar system.
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Netflix share price drops as it fails to add enough subscribers

Tue, 07/17/2018 - 07:53
Netflix, based in Los Gatos, California, has failed to meet its own targets for subscriber growth. The company gained 5.1 million new customers this quarter – more than a million short.
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