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Next step on the path towards an efficient biofuel cell

7 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Fuel cells that work with the enzyme hydrogenase are, in principle, just as efficient as those that contain the expensive precious metal platinum as a catalyst. However, the...
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The slower they turn, the brighter they glow

7 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

With Halloween over, ghostly decorations are now being replaced by Christmas themed ornaments, many of which glow in the dark. This glow, termed luminescence, is produced by...
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This guy followed 'Red Dead Redemption 2' characters for a full day and discovered just how detailed the game really is

This guy followed 'Red Dead Redemption 2' characters for a full day and discovered just how detailed the game really is

7 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

"Red Dead Redemption 2," out now for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, is one of the most detailed video games ever developed. Just how detailed is the game, exactly? While there are...
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THQ Nordic Has 35 Unannounced Games in Development

23 minutes ago   |   IGN

Gaming publisher THQ Nordic has several big-name titles on the way, including Darksiders III and Metro Exodus , but the company hasn't played its whole hand just yet. In fact...
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Stretchable thermoelectric coils for energy harvesting in miniature flexible wearable devices

31 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Miniaturized semiconductor devices with energy harvesting features have paved the way to wearable technologies and sensors. Although thermoelectric systems have attractive...
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Blog: Creating audio for VR platforms

Blog: Creating audio for VR platforms

35 minutes ago   |   Gamasutra

Game composer Winifred Phillips looks at developments with VR platforms and their SDKs, this time honing in on audio issues. ...
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Microsoft acquires AI and bot development house XOXCO

37 minutes ago   |   ZDnet   |   4 articles

Microsfot is acquiring XOXCO, a conversational-AI development firm known for its Howdy.ai bot tools for Slack.
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George R.R. Martin's Sci-Fi Superhero Series WILD CARDS is Coming to Hulu

41 minutes ago   |   GeekTyrant

Hulu has just secured the rights to George R.R. Martin 's sci-fi superhero franchise Wild Cards , which is a book series that he curates and edits. This is said to be a...
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UK watchdog has eyes on Google-DeepMind's health app hand-off

47 minutes ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

The shock news yesterday that Google is taking over a health app rolled out to UK hospitals over the past few years by its AI division, DeepMind, has caught the eye of the...
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Stealth-cap technology for light-emitting nanoparticles

51 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

A team of scientists from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf , in collaboration with researchers from Monash University Australia, has succeeded in significantly...
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Samsung's new mobile chip has a dedicated AI unit, supports 8K video recording

Samsung's new mobile chip has a dedicated AI unit, supports 8K video recording

Samsung unveiled its newest flagship mobile chip, the Exynos 9820, today. It's the Korean hardware giant's first chip with a dedicated Neural Processing Unit , and also the... Read more ...

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Ford and Walmart are teaming up to test delivering products with...

Ford and Walmart are teaming up to test delivering products with self-driving cars

Ford announced on Wednesday that it is partnering with Walmart and Postmates to explore how the companies can use self-driving vehicles to deliver products in Miami-Dade County... Read more ...

Google Assistant adds broadcast replies, alarm routines, more

Google Assistant adds broadcast replies, alarm routines, more

The Google Assistant is getting an upgrade, with new features for smart displays like the Google Home Hub, along with better use of Routines and more flexible broadcasts. The... Read more ...

Microsoft is acquiring a Texas-based AI startup as it prepares for the next...

Microsoft is acquiring a Texas-based AI startup as it prepares for the next wave of the cloud wars

Microsoft announced Wednesday it would acquire an Austin-based software product design and development studio called XOXCO. XOXCO is known for Howdy, a bot for the popular... Read more ...