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Mercedes’ A-Class L Sedan gives China preview of luxe 4-door

Mercedes had shown us its punchy little 2019 A-Class Hatchback, and now it’s the turn for the sedan version of the car, though this is no ordinary four-door. Making its debut at Auto China in Beijing this week, the A-Class L Sedan adds almost 2.4-inches more space to the wheelbase, contributing to extra room for those in the back seats. … Continue reading

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I Met the Women Who Made My Clothes

I’m emotionally tied to what I wear . I’ve kept the dress that I wore to my middle school graduation (though I haven’t worn it since), and I know which jeans I had on the day I moved to New York.

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This implant creates an artificial mole when cancer is detected

Diagnosing cancer early enough to effectively treat it is difficult, but a new early warning system could change that. Researchers with ETH Zurich have developed a bio-implant that creates an artificial mole when it detects one of four types of cancer. The system works by detecting calcium levels in the blood; high levels for a prolonged period of time indicate … Continue reading

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TESS planet-hunting satellite launched aboard SpaceX Falcon 9

There are millions if not billions of planets in the known universe but we know very little about them. Thwarted by distance and technology, the best we could do is set up and train our best and brightest eyes on the sky to catch a glimpse and a clue of their nature and composition

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Opera VPN for Android, iOS is shutting down

It seems that Opera is in the process of shutting down the mostly free services that have actually resurrected its brand in the mobile market. Last year, it shut down the data monitoring and data saving Opera Max app.

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Volocopter debuts air taxi infrastructure for cities

Volocopter has been working to bring air taxi services to the masses for a while now. It has now unveiled its air taxi infrastructure for cities that is meant to integrate air taxis into existing transportation systems. Volocopter says that its infrastructure could support mobility for up to another 10,000 passengers daily with a single point to point connection.

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Huawei could be quitting US market after all

Never say never, some advice, and that actually goes both ways. Huawei recently said that it isn’t giving up on the US market just yet, despite mounting government pressure and withholding its latest and greatest flagship, the Huawei P20. Now, however, sources indicate that the Chinese OEM, now the third largest smartphone maker globally, might actually make a U-turn

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NASA plans quiet supersonic flight tests over Texas

NASA has revealed plans to conduct ‘quiet supersonic’ flight tests over Galveston, Texas, in coming days. The tests will involve a pair of F18 jets that’ll fly over the city this upcoming November. During the test, these jets will break the sound barrier up to eight times per day while people on the ground listen.

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Skagen Falster puts Wear OS in a small package

The future of Wear OS, formerly known as Android Wear, isn’t going to come from traditional device makers.

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Facebook class action lawsuit over facial recognition OK’d by judge

Facebook has been trying to get a lawsuit claiming its facial recognition tech violates an Illinois privacy act dismissed for years. Well, that's not going to happen anytime soon, because San Francisco federal judge James Donato -- the same judge who...

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