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Original Shelby engineers give 1965 GT350R a new lease on life

Modern restorations of classic cars are in vogue at the moment, and Shelby American is keen to get in on the action. The team behind the 1965 GT350R, dubbed the Original Venice Crew (OVC), will build modern recreations of that

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Original Shelby engineers give 1965 GT350R a new lease on life

Modern restorations of classic cars are in vogue at the moment, and Shelby American is keen to get in on the action. The team behind the 1965 GT350R, dubbed the Original Venice Crew (OVC), will build modern recreations of that

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Microsoft Surface Pro gets official support for Windows 10 S

Microsoft officially supports Windows 10 S on Surface Laptop, the device on which the lighter version of Windows 10 launched on earlier this year, but it is now adding another device to the fold. The Surface Pro, the newest device in

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Uber suspends its service in the Philippines following ban over unregistered drivers

 Uber has suspended its services in Philippines after the national regulator banned it from operating for one month. The country’s Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) ordered a cease and desist against the U.S. ride-hailing firm on Monday over

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Speedster and Shooting Brake to round out Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato lineup

The design partnership between Aston Martin and Zagato started with the DB4 GT Zagato in 1960, and has been sporadically rekindled over the intervening six decades. It spawned the Vanquish Zagato Coupe and Volante last year, but the designers clearly

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Speedster and Shooting Brake to round out Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato lineup

The design partnership between Aston Martin and Zagato started with the DB4 GT Zagato in 1960, and has been sporadically rekindled over the intervening six decades. It spawned the Vanquish Zagato Coupe and Volante last year, but the designers clearly

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Crunch Report | Uber Agrees to 20 Years of Privacy Audits

Amazon debuts instant pickup to order and pick up your stuff within two minutes, Uber agrees to 20 years of privacy audits, Casper’s new mattress and Microsoft buys Cycle Computing. All this on Crunch Report. Read More Go to Source

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Andrew Ng is raising a $150M AI Fund

 We knew that Andrew Ng had more than just a series of deep learning courses up his sleeve when he announced the first phase of his deeplearning.ai last week. It’s clear now that the turn of Ng’s three part act

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Farming fish in a tiny percentage of the oceans could feed the world

With a growing population, the world is looking more and more to the ocean as a source of food. But wild stocks of fish and other seafoods are being overexploited in many areas. Now, a study from UCLA suggests that

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Voyager 40th anniversary: Tracing an epic journey of discovery

On August 20, 1977, Voyager 2 was launched, beginning humanity’s most epic astronomical adventure. Two weeks later its sister spacecraft, Voyager 1, was launched, and the two explorers set out to shed light on the mysteries of our solar system

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GNOME desktop environment for Linux and BSD is 20 years old today

When many people think of Linux, they incorrectly assume it is an operating system. Actually, Linux is merely the kernel which many operating systems leverage. An actual operating system is compromised of many things, including a user interface — after

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Samsung browser will be available to most Android users soon

Samsung has announced that more Android users will soon be able to download and install its mobile browser on their smartphones. The news was announced in a blog post by a developer advocate for Samsung Internet named Peter O’Shaughnessy, who revealed that users

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ADATA launches XPG SX9000 PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD for PC gamers and enthusiasts

NVMe solid state drives are rewarding computer users with exceptional speed nowadays. Compared to SATA, they are much faster, and thanks to the M.2 form factor, they are much smaller too. While 2.5-inch drives are fine for a desktop, they

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Calling all teachers, educators and mentors: apply to bring your class to Disrupt SF

 Applications are now open for student groups to attend Disrupt SF at Pier 48 on September 19 or September 20. The program is part of Include, TechCrunch’s diversity program aimed at facilitating opportunities for underrepresented groups in tech to gain better access to the startup scene.

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What Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and others are doing to tackle hate speech

 For all the talk about the internet as a great uniter across geographical and ideological divides, it’s just as often used as a tool to deepen divides, as many users are content to stay within their ideological echo chambers. There’s no

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Researchers hack a computer using malware injected into DNA

Security researchers have managed to infect a computer with malware embedded in a strand of human DNA. The news sounds like a science-fiction writer’s dream, but when biologists want to handle large amounts of DNA samples, they need to digitize them and

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Student-designed backpack finds new use for old chairs

According to Britain’s Birmingham City University, over 810,000 office chairs are disposed of annually in the UK alone. Concerned by that waste, Birmingham product design student Thomas Howell-Jones came up with a way to help keep them out of the

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Student-designed backpack finds new use for old chairs

According to Britain’s Birmingham City University, over 810,000 office chairs are disposed of annually in the UK alone. Concerned by that waste, Birmingham product design student Thomas Howell-Jones came up with a way to help keep them out of the

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Get ‘Linux Server Security — Hack and Defend’ ($29 value) FREE for a limited time

Learn how to attack and defend the world’s most popular web server platform. Linux Server Security: Hack and Defend presents a detailed guide for experienced admins, aspiring hackers and other IT professionals seeking a more advanced understanding of Linux security.

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Samsung launches ‘Portable SSD T5’ with USB-C and up to 2TB storage capacity

Portable solid state drives are better than mechanical hard drives for a few reasons. Obviously they are faster, but more importantly, they are more durable, as there are no moving parts. For those that travel a lot, for instance, a portable

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