Amazon launches app-powered physical convenience store with no checkout lines

Amazon has shown it will try just about anything to get its stuff into consumers' hands, whether it's via internet-connected Dash buttons around your house, drones and even old-fashioned ...

5 hours ago from Gizmag

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Tech companies move to target terrorist propaganda online

Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube are joining forces to more quickly identify the worst terrorist propaganda and prevent it from spreading online.

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Bird plus goggles equals new insight into flight physics

Slow-flying parrotlet produces vortices that explosively break up.

3 hours ago from ScienceNews

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New VW firm to focus on mobility services like ride sharing

Volkswagen is launching a new company dedicated to car sharing and other "mobility services" in which people may need a ride but don't necessarily want to own the car.

10 hours ago from Phys.org

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Android Nougat 7.1.1 revamps emojis, adds GIF keyboard & shortcuts

Google starts rolling out its latest Nougat update today. Nougat 7.1.1 brings more inclusive emojis, in-app GIF messaging and navigational shortcuts to qualifying Android devices... Continue ...

5 hours ago from Gizmag

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Google's new Trusted Contacts app lets you share your location with friends and family

Google has released a new Android app that lets you track your contacts’ whereabouts in real time — as long as they allow it, of course. Dubbed Trusted Contacts, the company is pitching ...

4 hours ago from Techspot

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Apple reveals plans to make a self-driving car

The company appears not to be trying especially hard to hide its work on an autonomous vehicle

15 hours ago from The Independent

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Uber steps up efforts on artificial intelligence

Uber announced Monday it was buying the artificial intelligence group Geometric Intelligence, to form the core of the ride-sharing giant's own research center.

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Microsoft Debuts Zo, A New AI-Based Chatbot

Image credit – MSPowerUserEarlier this year, Microsoft tried to get into the chatbot game by debuting a chatbot called Tay. Unfortunately the way it was designed allowed the bot to pick ...

3 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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EU urges social media giants to act on hate speech

Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Microsoft must act faster to counteract hate speech, the European Commission said on Sunday.

9 hours ago from The Christian Science Monitor

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