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What keeps Apple’s Jony Ive awake at night

Jony Ive may be excited about the design team moving, en-masse, into Apple Park, not to mention the potential of the Apple Watch, but the famed designer still finds something to keep him up at night. Ive has taken an increasingly important role at Apple since the death of Steve Jobs, even taking two years out from his regular tasks … Continue reading

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That’s no moon, it’s a Chinese space light

A Chinese aerospace company has announced an ambitious plan to launch a fake moon into orbit in 2020. The plans were reportedly revealed by the Chengdu Aerospace Science and Technology Microelectronics System Research Institute Co.

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Amazon picker robots tipped to do heavy lifting in warehouses

Amazon is developing robots that can pick items from inventory in fulfillment centers, according to a new report. These robots will allegedly perform the same job as human “pickers,” retrieving items ordered by customers and moving them to packaging for shipment. The report indicates these robots may eventually replace many human warehouse workers

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Audi and Huawei team up on self-driving car technology in China

Audi and Huawei want to make a name for themselves in China's burgeoning autonomous driving scene. The two have formed a partnership that will see them jointly develop Level 4 self-driving technology (that is, full control in specified areas) for Chi...

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Samsung Galaxy Phoenix looks ready to battle iPhone XR

Could Samsung respond to the upcoming least-expensive iPhone X with a phone that’s just as impressive?

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Spot demo video shows a Boston Dynamics robot at work

After dropping a stunning "Parkour" video for its humanoid Atlas robot earlier today, Boston Dynamics followed up with this more subdued look at a commercial application for its technology. In a video similar to lab tests we've seen before, this sens...

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Samsung: Folding phone won’t be Galaxy Round or S10

This week Samsung renewed its promise to bring a foldable Galaxy smartphone to market – with a few details attached to said promise.

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Waymo talks about its next 10 million miles

Waymo has announced that its self-driving vehicles have eclipsed 10 million miles combined. That huge number of autonomous miles were driven in 25 cities across the US including locations in California, Arizona, and Michigan. The roads included high-speed roads near Phoenix and the urban streets of San Francisco

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Dyson Airwrap is the $500 hair styler you can’t help but covet

It isn’t controversial to say that most of us associate Dyson with vacuums. Though vacuums make up the company’s core business, Dyson has also branched out to hair care in recent years.

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Instagram taps machine learning to detect online bullying

Instagram has revealed new tools that target bullying and other hurtful content, the aim being to reduce negative interactions on the site and improve the experience for everyone. As well, the company has introduced a new camera effect that it says will help “spread kindness” among users, at least when they’re using the Stories feature. Instagram already has the ability … Continue reading

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