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Rolls-Royce Phantom launch celebrations to include "Spartan General" Phantom III

Rolls-Royce will be launching the eighth generation Phantom this year, and plans to celebrate in a big way. The storied marque will be rolling out past Phantoms from famous owners in Mayfair, London to celebrate 92 years of hand-built luxury

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Element Raises $102 Million | Crunch Report

Element AI raises $102 Millon, Another board member resigns from Uber and Chan Zukerberg Initiative invests $5 million into Landed to help teachers afford housing in Palo Alto. All this on Crunch Report. Read More Go to Source

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The Sun’s "evil" twin is probably lurking beyond the Solar System

Since the 1980s, astronomers have been searching for the Sun’s “evil” twin, dubbed Nemesis due to its habit of slinging deadly asteroids our way every 26 million years or so. Lately, the Nemesis hypothesis has fallen out of favor after

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The Sun’s "evil" twin is probably lurking beyond the Solar System

Since the 1980s, astronomers have been searching for the Sun’s “evil” twin, dubbed Nemesis due to its habit of slinging deadly asteroids our way every 26 million years or so. Lately, the Nemesis hypothesis has fallen out of favor after

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Cisco and IBM overhaul VersaStack to add VDI and hybrid cloud functionality

IBM and Cisco recently announced a new partnership that would see both companies work together to bolster their respective cyber security offerings. Now the two companies have decided to overhaul their shared VersaStack to include new Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) and

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Microsoft shows LGBT pride with Skype

June is LGBT pride month. If you aren’t familiar with the acronym, it stands for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender. During this month, not only do LGBT people show pride in themselves, but people that love and support them show

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Nexus off-road camper fends off unfriendly terrain, laser-projects movies at camp

Australia is known for camping trailers that are tough and Outback-ready on the outside, soft and luxurious on the inside, as evidenced quite well by hard-sided caravans like the Lotus Tremor and Bruder EXP-6. Ultimate Off-Road Campers builds pop-up trailers

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Off-road camper fends off unfriendly terrain, laser-projects movies at camp

Australia is known for camping trailers that are tough and Outback-ready on the outside, soft and luxurious on the inside, as evidenced quite well by hard-sided caravans like the Lotus Tremor and Bruder EXP-6. Ultimate Off-Road Campers builds pop-up trailers

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Ultrasound drill blasts clots, not blood vessels

When it comes to obliterating the blood clots that cause deep vein thrombosis, doctors have at least two options: intravascular ultrasound tools or tiny diamond-tipped drills. Unfortunately, both approaches have drawbacks. A new ultrasound “drill” developed by North Carolina State

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Trucker Path just lined up $30 million in debt to lend to the truckers on its platform

 Trucker Path, a  three-year-old, Mountain View-based platform that helps connect drivers, brokers, shippers, and carriers, has just lined up $30 million in debt funding so it can start loaning some of those truckers money right after they deliver their freight.

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Is your business GDPR-compliant? This free tool will let you know

Time is running out to ensure that your organization is prepared for the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and with less than a year to go now is the time to take action. In order to help organizations prepare for GDPR,

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HTC Vive’s second E3 finds VR gaining some AAA steam

 HTC is back at E3 this year for its sophomore turn at the gaming expo, after its first show in 2016 following closely on the heels of the Vive VR headset’s consumer launch. I spoke to HTC VP of VR

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Finpo Waterglider uses a simple lever to move across the water

The sport of paddleboarding is booming, and as a result we’re seeing people take to the water in craft of all shapes and sizes. The latest to wade onto the scene features a handlebar running right through its center, which

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Trending ‘Fireball’ adware raises botnet concerns

Last week, security researchers reported on a trending adware infection known as “Fireball”. Sourced to the Chinese marketing firm Rafotech, reports indicate a footprint of more than 250 million infected machines worldwide. While the infection currently appears to only make

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Printed sensor made to warn of worn tires

While there are already systems that estimate tire wear, electrical engineers at Duke University have developed a sensor that actually measures it in real time. Designed in collaboration with the Fetch Automotive Design Group, the relatively simple device can reportedly

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Printed sensor made to warn of worn tires

While there are already systems that estimate tire wear, electrical engineers at Duke University have developed a sensor that actually measures it in real time. Designed in collaboration with the Fetch Automotive Design Group, the relatively simple device can reportedly

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BlackBerry lets Android and iOS developers embed BBM into their apps

Developers building enterprise apps for Android and iOS can now embed BlackBerry’s messaging system with ease, the company has announced. The Canadian firm has released an SDK for its famous BBM app, which it hopes can bring secure communications services

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Navigating new mobility in urban cities

The future of the automotive industry is a hot topic these days, especially when it comes to urban mobility. Indeed, the increase in urban density, rising cost of car ownership, insufficient infrastructure to sustain urban growth and the high adoption

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Jeff Sessions and the Trail of Unanswered Questions

If there was an organizing principle in Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday—which was by turns dismissive, incoherent, evasive, and shameful—it was that certain people are owed deference, and certain others are not. This

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77% of consumers want a la carte TV, TiVo study finds, but price they’re willing to pay drops

 The majority of consumers in the U.S. and Canada are no longer interested in hefty pay TV packages filled with channels they don’t watch. According to a new study from TiVo out this morning, 77.3 percent now want “a la

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