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The Morning After: Inside Apple Watch Series 4

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. This morning, we're taking a peek inside Apple's latest wearable and getting prepared for Photokina. Also: the latest info about macOS, ...

1 hours ago from Engadget

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Alaska Airlines will make long flights more bearable with VR movies - CNET

The airline teamed up with SkyLights, maker of the Allosky VR headset.

16 hours ago from CNET

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Crowd counting through walls, with WiFi

Researchers in UC Santa Barbara professor Yasamin Mostofi's lab have given the first demonstration of crowd counting through walls using only everyday communication signals such as WiFi. The ...

Thu 20 Sep 18 from TechXplore

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Prosthetic Skin to Sense Wind, Rain and Ants

New tactile sensor could enable people with prostheses feel subtle touch

Thu 20 Sep 18 from IEEE Spectrum

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AI could help drones ride air currents like birds

Birds have long inspired humans to create their own ways to fly. We know that soaring bird species that migrate long distances use thermal updrafts to stay in the air without using up energy ...

Thu 20 Sep 18 from Phys.org

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$34K to repair a car? High-tech features mean higher repair bills

As more safety features and new materials are used for vehicles, repair costs will go up. All those add-ons should, however, mean fewer crashes.        

Sun 23 Sep 18 from USA today

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BAE Systems developing "wearable cockpit" for fighter pilots

BAE Systems seeks to make the jet fighter cockpit of tomorrow a much simpler place by replacing conventional instruments and controls with a virtual reality system. Called a "wearable ...

Sun 23 Sep 18 from Gizmag

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Tesla Model 3 puts in five-star crash test performance

Much is said about the safety of Tesla vehicles and the role of the company's Autopilot software in traffic incidents, but there can be little doubt about the top-level protection the ...

Fri 21 Sep 18 from Gizmag

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Searching for new bridge forms that can span further

Newly identified bridge forms could enable significantly longer bridge spans to be achieved in the future, potentially making a crossing over the Strait of Gibraltar, from the Iberian Peninsula ...

Wed 19 Sep 18 from Phys.org

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