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Continental’s new head-up display moves a step closer to providing an augmented view ahead

Ford’s Lincoln division is the first automotive manufacturer to put Continental’s new Digital Mirror Device head-up display (HUD) technology into production. By projecting symbolic representations of objects ahead of the vehicle, it moves a step closer to Continental’s goal of

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Continental’s new head-up display moves a step closer to providing an augmented view ahead

Ford’s Lincoln division is the first automotive manufacturer to put Continental’s new Digital Mirror Device head-up display (HUD) technology into production. By projecting symbolic representations of objects ahead of the vehicle, it moves a step closer to Continental’s goal of

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Why now is the time to join Startup Alley at Disrupt Berlin

 (Hint: Free stuff) TechCrunch Disrupt is coming to Arena Berlin on 4-5 December, and and we’re looking for a few more rockstar startups to be a part of our massive menagerie of innovation, Startup Alley. If you’ve never been to a

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Hours before launch, EA strips micro-transactions from ‘Star Wars: Battlefront II’

 Just hours before the full launch of Battlefront II, Electronic Arts has announced that they’re removing in-game micro-transactions entirely from the title for the time being as they look to rethink their pricing strategy. What drove EA to take micro-transactions

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New Atlas’ 2017 Gift Guide: Headphones / Earphones

When Apple released its wireless AirPods in late 2016 it sounded like a clarion call across the audio world. Headphone jacks are out, wireless is the future. And 2017 gave us an assortment of great new wireless, and wired, headphones

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Engine upgrade ups Fury drone’s flight endurance

When we last checked in on Lockheed Martin’s Fury drone, the Class 3 Unmanned Air System had reliably demonstrated the ability to stay in the air for more than 12 hours at a time over a series of flight tests.

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James Webb Space Telescope assigned its first 13 targets

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope hasn’t even reached the launch pad and it’s already getting its first job orders. The internationally-developed, multi-billion-dollar instrument, which is scheduled to lift off atop an Ariane 5 rocket from the Kourou spaceport in 2019,

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James Webb Space Telescope assigned its first 13 targets

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope hasn’t even reached the launch pad and it’s already getting its first job orders. The internationally-developed, multi-billion-dollar instrument, which is scheduled to lift off atop an Ariane 5 rocket from the Kourou spaceport in 2019,

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ASUS ZenFone V Live Android smartphone is beautiful, affordable, and exclusive to Verizon

Apple is selling the $1,000 iPhone X nowadays, and yeah, there is a place for it. Shockingly, when the “X” first came out, people were not only willing to pay a high premium for Apple’s latest, but they waited in

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Seizing partnership opportunities in emerging markets

 Partnering beyond your borders — something many of the world’s leading multi-sided businesses and online marketplaces already engage in — is becoming a low-friction way for those in less developed countries to add their value to the global economy. So

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They turned ‘Rampage’ into a movie (and here’s the first trailer)

 Remember Rampage? It was a classic Midway arcade game (perhaps the greatest arcade game) where you got to bash cities to rubble while playing as a giant gorilla, lizard or wolf. (Let’s be real though: no one wanted to play

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Roy Moore’s Disingenuous Defense

Charles Bethea on the Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore’s claim that he presided over the divorce case of one of the women who has accused him of sexual misconduct. Go to Source

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Italy’s Soccer Apocalypse

Tim Parks explains why Italy’s stunning failure to qualify for the World Cup has been viewed as such a catastrophe in the country. Go to Source

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Burnt wood used to purify water

In some parts of the world, one of the main ways of obtaining drinking water involves using the heat of the sun to boil salty or tainted water. That process, known as “solar steam generation,” may soon be made simpler

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Burnt wood used to purify water

In some parts of the world, one of the main ways of obtaining drinking water involves using the heat of the sun to boil salty or tainted water. That process, known as “solar steam generation,” may soon be made simpler

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Setup and access your own cloud service using Mountain Duck 2

Backing up your data to the cloud makes sense. But using an existing service such as Dropbox is more complicated as these cloud services insist on mirroring your content across your devices. The most obvious solution is to create your

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Microsoft releases Windows 10 Redstone 4 Build 17040 to the Fast ring

Last week, Microsoft rolled out Windows 10 Insider Build 17035 to users on the Fast ring (and Skip Ahead), but didn’t make it available to all. A bug affecting PCs with AMD processors meant that Microsoft was forced to block

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​Toyota​ ​Mobility​ ​Foundation launches $4M prize for mobility tech targeting lower-limb paralysis

 Toyota​ ​Mobility​ ​Foundation,​ a charity set up by Toyota in 2014 to help bring about “a truly mobile society,” has launched a $4 million competition to encourage the development of new smart mobility technology to support the lives of people

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Google’s chatbot analytics platform Chatbase launches to public

 At Google I/O this year, Google quietly introduced a new chatbot analytics platform called Chatbase, a project developed within the company’s internal R&D incubator, Area 120. Today, that platform is being publicly launched to all, after testing with hundreds of

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Teenage Engineering reshapes smart speaker design

Sweden’s Teenage Engineering is perhaps best known for its bare-bones pocket synthesizers, but it also makes wireless speakers. The company has announced a collaboration with Chinese web services giant Baidu and its recently-acquired AI voice assistant developers Raven Tech. The

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