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IBM Helps Protect Endangered African Rhinos with IoT Technology

IBM, MTN, a leading African telecommunications provider, Wageningen University (WU) in the Netherlands and Prodapt are harnessing IBM Internet of Things (IoT) technology as part of the MTN Connected Wildlife Solution.

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China Has a New Three-Year Plan to Rule AI

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Roomba to Rule the Smart Home

iRobot CEO Colin Angle says mapping data generated by the company’s robotic cleaners will finally make our homes intelligent.

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Artificial Intelligence Just Discovered New Planets

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The FCC Has Killed Net Neutrality

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AOL Instant Messenger Made Social Media What It Is Today

The once popular messaging platform goes dark this week, but its legacy of instant communication is here to stay.

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The Next Moon Mission Might Be Sponsored By a Soda Company

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Hedge Funds are Increasingly Turning to AI—and That Might Be A Problem

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Apps That Hint at a Fanciful Fake Future

A new wave of mobile AR and VR apps is here, and these are the ones you need to check out.

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In Russia, There’s an AI Helper That Makes Fun of You—and It’s Wildly Popular

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As it Turns Out, the SEC Doesn’t Completely Hate ICOs

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Self-Driving Cars Endanger Nearly Four Million Jobs but Could Create a $7 Trillion Industry

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A New Sensor Gives Driverless Cars a Human-Like View of the World

A new hybrid sensor combines a camera, solid-state lidar, and onboard image processing to change how it sees in response to its surroundings.

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Can China Contain Bitcoin?

It is trying. But the cryptocurrency is bigger than any country, even the one where it has been most popular.

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Apple Just Gave a Private Demo of Its Latest Self-Driving Tech

Apple’s AI team gave AI researchers a sneak peek at several driving projects.

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The Best of the Physics arXiv (week ending December 9, 2017)

This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.

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Patreon Artists Are Struggling to Achieve a Living Wage

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Neural Networks Are Learning What to Remember and What to Forget

Memory is a precious resource, so humans have evolved to remember important skills and forget irrelevant ones. Now machines are being designed to do the same.

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The Man with a Plan to Upgrade the Democrats

Raffi Krikorian, the CTO of the Democratic National Committee, is out to beat hackers—and the Republicans.

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Genetic Programmers Are the Next Startup Millionaires

The big-ticket acquisition of genetic design company Cell Design Labs signals a coming wave of precision cures.

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