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Hyundai and Volkswagen team with Google’s former self-driving lead

Both Hyundai and the Volkswagen Group announced today that they are partnering with self-driving technology company Aurora Innovation and will be incorporating the firm's autonomous driving systems into their own vehicles.

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Apple blames software not design for Chicago store’s ice problem

Poorly tuned software, not questionable architecture, was to blame for the embarrassing icicle issue at Apple’s striking Chicago store, the company has insisted. The Michigan Avenue store, which opened in late October 2017, initially wowed with its Foster + Partners design. By the time the harsh winter weather reached it, however, some of the gloss had been lost

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Princess Diana Wrote the Sweetest Handwritten Note to 1 of Her Go-to Designers

Aside from Jimmy Choo , Princess Diana also had a close relationship with fashion house Catherine Walker & Co. The brand, which celebrated its 40th anniversary this year, hosted a three-day private exhibition with several dresses worn by Princess Diana on display

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The Hottest Swimsuit of 2017 Was Quite Risqué – but You Probably Wore It Anyway

Lisa Marie Fernandez has been a popular swimwear brand among celebrities, bloggers , and really just stylish women everywhere since its launch in 2009. But in 2017, one of the label's suits seemed to reign supreme: the triple Poppy.

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Serious Question: What Finger Do You Wear a Promise Ring On?

A promise ring is just what it sounds like: a promise of devotion to your beloved that often serves as a precursor to an engagement ring. For some, the ring may symbolize a future engagement, while others wear the ring simply to signify devotion to each other. "The idea of giving a ring as a promise of commitment, loyalty, and love dates back several hundred years, and various forms of promise rings have been popular over the centuries, particularly in the Georgian and Victorian eras, but dating back as far as Roman times," says Kathryn Money, the vice president of strategy and merchandising at Brilliant Earth , an ethically sourced jewelry company

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McLaren Senna: 5 facts about this epic road-legal racer

When McLaren goes extreme, it really, really goes extreme: witness, for example, the McLaren Senna. The latest in the Ultimate Series, the automaker’s flagship range, follows roughly in the tread marks of the McLaren P1, but bypasses electrification in favor of raw gasoline performance

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Destiny 2 update will undo the mess of the Curse of Osiris

The DLC did seem to live up to its name of being a curse. The companies’ behind this year’s great games seem to be making great missteps

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AlphaGo Teach returns the favor, teaches humans how to play

When Google DeepMind’s AlphaGo AI started beating world champions at one of the most ancient board games in history, there were some worries that players and fans of the game would begrudge the victory. Curiously, those players and fans were actually more receptive than outsiders, seeing AlphaGo’s wins as an opportunity to change the way Go has been played and … Continue reading

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Republic Wireless Relay is designed to curb smartphone addiction

Republic Wireless has designed a new device for kids called Relay, and it is intended to curb smartphone addiction. Relay is described as a smart walkie-talkie, one that doesn’t feature a screen but enables families to stay connected via voice.

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Apple App Store now offers pre-orders, launch notifications

Apple exercises a firm and strict hold on anything and everything that gets into its App Store, and for good reason.

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