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New spacesuit features boots by Reebok

Astronauts travelling to and from the International Space Station aboard Boeing’s new CST-100 Starliner may be wearing Reeboks – and no, we’re not talking about tennis shoes. The footwear manufacturer has announced that it teamed up with space suit manufacturer

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SnapTravel raises $8 million for a hotel booking service that works over chat

 Chatbots – automated bots that let you interact with a service or brand via messaging apps or SMS – haven’t yet become breakout hits, as a group. But that hasn’t stopped investors from pouring in $8 million into a hotel

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Toshiba Portégé X30 Windows 10 business laptop [Review]

When you want to buy a business-class laptop, there are many brands to consider, such as Dell and HP. Of course, we cannot forget the iconic “ThinkPad” line of portable workstations from Lenovo, which were made famous by IBM. There

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Daimler’s autonomous valet takes aim at the pain of parking

In addition to making travel safer, autonomous vehicles also promise to make things a whole lot more convenient, and that may extend to the tedious task of finding a parking spot. Working towards such a future, Daimler and Bosch, who

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Daimler’s autonomous valet takes aim at the pain of parking

In addition to making travel safer, autonomous vehicles also promise to make things a whole lot more convenient, and that may extend to the tedious task of finding a parking spot. Working towards such a future, Daimler and Bosch, who

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LG’s new Q8 might be a better buy than the G6

If you ignore its G and V series, LG makes some rather boring smartphones. Its new Q8 is an exception though. It may not have a premium design, like a high-end device does, but it is really close to flagship

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Amazon’s chat fiction app Rapids ties up with Amazon Studios with launch of ‘Signature Stories’

 Today’s kids aren’t just reading books. They’re also tapping and playing with interactive stories on tablets as preschoolers, then delving into instant messaging-like chat fiction apps as teens. Amazon’s entry in this space, Amazon Rapids, was announced late last year

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Microsoft designed its own AI chip for the next HoloLens

HoloLens 2 is in the works, and Microsoft has revealed that the second version of its mixed reality headset will feature an AI chip. The company has turned to custom silicon when it comes to bringing artificial intelligence to HoloLens,

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New app framework delivers better visibility into cloud infrastructure

Cloud workloads are increasing their share of data center traffic, but they give admins a headache when it comes to security and visibility. Security and compliance specialist Qualys is addressing both these issues with the launch of CloudView, a new

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BuzzFeed’s VP of Design on effective management and company culture that empowers

 In this episode, Cap Watkins, the VP of design at BuzzFeed, explains how to apply design to any business challenge, what managers can do to create a more productive environment, and how companies can create a culture that empowers their

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LG attacks the mid-range with media-focused Q8

Adding to its portfolio of 2017 smartphones, LG has launched the LG Q8, a sub-flagship handset that tweaks the LG V20 template to create a smaller phone that packs just about as much of a punch. .. Continue Reading LG

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LG attacks the mid-range with media-focused Q8

Adding to its portfolio of 2017 smartphones, LG has launched the LG Q8, a sub-flagship handset that tweaks the LG V20 template to create a smaller phone that packs just about as much of a punch. .. Continue Reading LG

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Chinese government forces Xinjiang residents to install spyware on their mobiles

China’s control of the internet is no secret and the government’s latest encroachment into people’s lives sees residents of the north-west Xinjiang — a largely Muslim area — being forced to install surveillance software on their phones, sparking privacy concerns.

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New intelligence service allows companies to protect their digital identity

Hackers often seek to imitate well-known companies in order to cash in on events as we saw in the wake of the recent WannaCry attacks. It’s therefore important for companies to be aware of their digital presence and know if

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Food From Electricity project bears its first protein-rich "fruit"

A Finnish research project has created a batch of single-cell protein using just electricity, water, carbon dioxide and microbes, in a small portable lab. While we’re hesitant to call it “food” in its current state, the stuff is edible and

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Food From Electricity project bears its first protein-rich "fruit"

A Finnish research project has created a batch of single-cell protein using just electricity, water, carbon dioxide and microbes, in a small portable lab. While we’re hesitant to call it “food” in its current state, the stuff is edible and

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Discovering the Brilliance of Hélio Oiticica

The Brazilian artist was sorely under-known in the U.S. while he was alive. A posthumous retrospective reveals the immersive pleasures of his work. Go to Source

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Trump, Jr., and Why Spies Love Business

 The President’s son’s meeting is an example of how enterprise and espionage go hand in hand. Go to Source

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Kakao is putting speech recognition tech into cars from Hyundai and Kia

 Less than a month after announcing plans to spin out its transportation and mobility business, Korean tech firm Kakao has inked deals to put hands-free systems inside cars from Korea’s second largest automotive firm Hyundai and its Kia affiliate. Kakao

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KKR said to be in talks to buy WebMD

 Private equity giant KKR is said to be in acquisition talks with medical site WebMD, according to a report from Reuters on Sunday. Shares of WebMD ticked up slightly in after-hours trading after the report. The price of the potential

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