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Volkswagen is issuing AR glasses as standard factory equipment

Following a successful 3-month pilot program at its Wolfsburg plant, Volkswagen announced on Tuesday that it will begin issuing 3D smart glasses to its plant logistics personnel.

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Security system watches over your home without cameras

You don't have many great choices for home security systems right now. Conventional systems are expensive and effectively fixed in place, while connected cameras are conspicuous and carry the risk (however small) that someone might spy on you. Xandem...

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‘Star Wars’ promo turns your Google account to the dark side

One downside of being a billion-dollar movie studio that owns one of history's most popular film series is that it's hard getting the word out about new releases.

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Samsung’s ‘premium’ smartphone chip puts everything in one place

Samsung's next chip is a single square of silicone with a load of things your mobile computer needs. To start, the Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (memorable) is based on 14nm FinFET tech, whose 3D design means better power performance. The company has custom-d...

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Serial season 2 will stream on Pandora ‘exclusively’

If for some reason you can't access the next season of the popular mystery podcast Serial on iTunes, Stitcher, or any number of other podcasting apps out there, you'll be able to hear it on Pandora. The music streaming site will be the "exclusive s...

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License plate readers can be a security nightmare

The fact that automated license plate recognition (ALPR) systems can store data for years is apparently not the only disturbing thing about them. Some of them are exposed online and are easily accessible to anyone with an internet connection and a...

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Lovejoy is the galaxy’s booziest comet

An international team of astronomers made a surprising discovery recently.

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Google ‘Frightgeist’ might help you avoid Halloween costume clashes

Google Trends has tapped into its daily search data to unearth the top 500 costume searches across the US. National and more local trends are listed (a whole lot of Star Wars characters and pirates out there), and if you're thinking about going as...

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Volkswagen’s emissions scandal might affect even more cars

And further down the rabbit hole we go.

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Get a daily fresh look at the Earth with NASA’s new website

NASA launched a new website Monday to remind forgetful Terrans what their planet looks like. The website will feature at least a dozen new images of the Earth's full, sunlit face from within the past 36 hours. The EPIC (Earth Polychromatic Imaging...

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