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Your Uber could now come with snacks, drinks, electronics - CNET

The ride-hailing company partners with Cargo. Now drivers can hawk eats through a vending machine.

1 hours ago from CNET

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Hyperloop project goes to China

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies said Thursday it will team up with a southwestern Chinese city to build a new 10-kilometre (six-mile) test track for its high speed hyperloop transportation ...

4 hours ago from TechXplore

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Lego's newest license is for James Bond's classic Aston Martin DB5

In recent years, licensing deals with the likes of Star Wars, Harry Potter, and others have helped Lego stay relevant, and the block-making company's latest product taps into another ...

Wed 18 Jul 18 from Gizmag

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Artificial intelligence technology could help protect water supplies

Progress on new artificial intelligence (AI) technology could make monitoring at water treatment plants cheaper and easier and help safeguard public health.

Wed 18 Jul 18 from Phys.org

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Forget joysticks—use your torso to pilot drones

Imagine piloting a drone using the movements of your torso only and leaving your head free to look around, much like a bird. EPFL research has just shown that using your torso to pilot flying ...

Mon 16 Jul 18 from TechXplore

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Uber launches 'Spotlight' feature to flag drivers, alongside tools to make your trip go smoother

Uber on Monday is launching a slew of new features that are aimed at connecting drivers with riders and should also help minimize the need for riders or driver to cancel the trip altogether. ...

Mon 16 Jul 18 from Daily Mail

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We need a drone register to ensure privacy and safety – air traffic expert

Requiring drones to identify and authorise themselves before they can fly, which could be achieved by fitting them with SIM cards, could help to protect people’s privacy by providing an ...

Wed 18 Jul 18 from Science Blog

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Using driving simulation to understand driver complacency at passive rail level crossings

In a new Human Factors article, researchers have shown that a validated advanced driving simulator is an effective tool for examining risky behavior at passive rail level crossings, where static ...

Tue 17 Jul 18 from Phys.org

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The fast and the future: Best of the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is done and dusted for another year, with a number of firsts and significant debuts lighting up the event's 25th anniversary. Autonomous technology and ...

Mon 16 Jul 18 from Gizmag

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Chicago Bears 2018 team preview

The Chicago Bears have finished in last place in the NFC North for four straight seasons and haven’t made the playoffs since winning the division in 2010. They hope that a coaching ...

22 hours ago from AXS

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