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In Photos: Motorclassica celebrates the Australian Automobile Industry one last time

There was a tinge of sadness about this year’s MotorClassica Show in Melbourne. MotorClassica is to Australia as Retromobile is to France and Techno Classica is to Germany, being the celebration of a 120 year-old automotive culture. The well curated

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In Photos: Motorclassica celebrates the Australian Automobile Industry one last time

There was a tinge of sadness about this year’s MotorClassica Show in Melbourne. MotorClassica is to Australia as Retromobile is to France and Techno Classica is to Germany, being the celebration of a 120 year-old automotive culture. The well curated

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Google maps out moons and planets across the Solar System

Google Maps is both amazing and a little terrifying at times. Starting from your own front porch, close enough to read the numbers on the letterbox, you can then zoom right out to see your neighborhood, then the suburb, city,

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Google maps out moons and planets across the Solar System

Google Maps is both amazing and a little terrifying at times. Starting from your own front porch, close enough to read the numbers on the letterbox, you can then zoom right out to see your neighborhood, then the suburb, city,

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Opternative sues Warby Parker for allegedly stealing its online eye exam

 Eyewear e-commerce giant Warby Parker is accused of signing partnership contracts and NDAs with online eyeglass prescription test startup Opternative, then stealing the technology to launch its own competing “Prescription Check” feature. That’s according to a legal complaint filed by

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HP announces 3D metal printing plaform

HP has looked to breathe new life into the 3D printing industry with the announcement of a new metal printing platform. Announcing the news, HP’s president of 3DP business, Stephen Nigro, called the launch a “major step for HP 3D printing aspiration.”

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Huawei unveils Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro flagship Android 8.0 Oreo smartphones

If you are a fan of Android smartphones, this is surely an exciting time to be alive. While things have been boring for the last few years, 2017 has given us many excellent flagships. There is the Google Pixel 2,

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Indiegogo is now an e-tailer, too

 Indiegogo, the nine-year-old, crowdfunding site, is changing things up, it announced today. Not only can startups now raise money through the site, but in what seems like a natural evolution, they can now sell what they make once their goods

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Facebook taps into teen market with acquisition of anonymous feedback app tbh

Facebook’s desperation to appeal to the teenage market is well known, and its latest attempt to tap into it sees the social network acquiring tbh. The anonymous feedback app has proved to be a huge hit on iOS since its

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Netflix crushes its own expectations for subscription growth again

 Netflix is still on its rounded-up-to-pretty-great run as it continues to add more and more subscribers, and once again is outstripping its own estimates for growth. Today the company said it added 5.3 million new total subscribers, with 850,000 coming

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Facebook acquires anonymous teen compliment app tbh, will let it run

 Facebook wants tbh to be its next Instagram. Today, Facebook announced it’s acquiring positivity-focused polling startup tbh and will allow it to operate somewhat independently with it’s own brand. tbh had scored 5 million downloads and 2.5 million daily active

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Hatch-access bicycle rack uses mountain bike tech

Bike racks that mount on your vehicle’s trailer hitch may be handy, but they can certainly make it difficult to access the rear hatch – particularly when they’re loaded with bikes. While some such racks do fold down or swing

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Hatch-access bicycle rack uses mountain bike tech

Bike racks that mount on your vehicle’s trailer hitch may be handy, but they can certainly make it difficult to access the rear hatch – particularly when they’re loaded with bikes. While some such racks do fold down or swing

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AWS and Microsoft announce deep learning library Gluon

Microsoft and Amazon Web Services have joined forces to make machine learning accessible to a greater number of developers. With that in mind, the duo has launched an open-source deep learning library called Gluon. The library will work as an interface where

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Russia set to take on Bitcoin with its own ‘CryptoRuble’

Having earlier called for crypto currencies to be banned, Russian President Vladimir Putin has now officially stated that Russia will issue its own CryptoRuble using Blockchain technology. According to communications minister Nikolay Nikiforov, CryptoRubles will be exchangeable for conventional Rubles

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Synology DiskStation DS418j is a four-bay NAS ideal for home users [Review]

The new DiskStation DS418j is among Synology’s most attractive options for home users with higher storage needs. Part of the entry-level J Series, the four-bay NAS has solid hardware and all the right features that you expect in this segment,

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Apple denied motions in VirnetX patent case, slapped with a $440M final judgement

 Apple lost a retrial a year ago in an ongoing patent dispute with VirnetX over secure communications protocols in FaceTime and other applications, and today the latter company announced the total amount Apple finally will be required to pay up,

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Freshly-baked museum showcases the best things since sliced bread

Coop Himmelb(l)au’s House of Bread has finally risen and looks just as unusual as the renders led us to believe it would. Inside, the building serves as a museum and exhibition space dedicated to bread, and is packed with an

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Freshly-baked museum showcases the best things since sliced bread

Coop Himmelb(l)au’s House of Bread has finally risen and looks just as unusual as the renders led us to believe it would. Inside, the building serves as a museum and exhibition space dedicated to bread, and is packed with an

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The CoD: WWII live action trailer is out

 In approximately three weeks, Call of Duty is taking the franchise back to WWII, with some good old-fashioned boots-on-the-ground gameplay. So it’s not surprising that the live action trailer is focused on reassembling the squad. It’s no Destiny 2 live

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