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Jameel Arts Centre: Poking around Dubai's shiny new waterfront museum

Opened last week, the Jameel Arts Centre is the latest impressive building to carry Dubai's grand ambitions as a cultural destination for the Middle East. Designed by award-winning UK-based ...

2 hours ago from Gizmag

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Jaguar’s V2X tech: Stay in the green zone to time the traffic lights just right

Vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) communication will form one of the pillars of the self-driving car revolution, but it could offer benefits to human drivers in the interim. Part of a UK£20 ...

Thu 15 Nov 18 from Gizmag

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Lyft now lets you set a default tip for drivers - Roadshow

You can also tip before your ride ends.

Thu 15 Nov 18 from CNET

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Simple, scalable wireless system uses the RFID tags on billions of products to sense contamination

MIT Media Lab researchers have developed a wireless system that leverages the cheap RFID tags already on hundreds of billions of products to sense potential food contamination—with no hardware ...

Wed 14 Nov 18 from TechXplore

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Review: 2019 GMC Sierra Denali has all that and a nifty tailgate too

GMC has fully redesigned the Sierra 1500 pickup truck for the 2019 model year. Changes are from the ground up with a new body design, improved underpinnings, and a multi-phase tailgate ...

14 hours ago from Gizmag

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Ex-Bosch engineers aim to strengthen self-driving car software

A company formed by two longtime self-driving car engineers is seeking to make the open-source software that powers many experimental self-driving cars safe and reliable enough to be used in ...

Thu 15 Nov 18 from Reuters Technology

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Feeling the pressure with universal tactile imaging

Touch, or tactile sensing, is fundamentally important for a range of real-life applications, from robotics to surgical medicine to sports science. Tactile sensors are modeled on the biological ...

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L’Oréal’s Wearable Sensor Tracks Your UV Exposure The Entire Day

L’Oreal unveiled its UV Sense prototype sensor earlier this year and the company today launched a full-fledged wearable sensor that anyone can buy. The La Roche-Posay My Skin Track UV sensor ...

Wed 14 Nov 18 from Ubergizmo

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Diagnostic tool helps engineers to design better global infrastructure solutions

Designing safe bridges and water systems for low-income communities is not always easy for engineers coming from highly industrialized places. A new discipline called contextual engineering ...

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What's next for smart homes: An 'Internet of Ears?'

Houses have been getting progressively "smarter" for decades, but the next generation of smart homes may offer what two Case Western Reserve University scientists are calling an "Internet of ...

Thu 15 Nov 18 from TechXplore

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