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Cobalt prices soar, but Congo's small miners see little of the gain

2 hours ago   |   Phys.org

In global markets the price of cobalt, a mineral used in batteries for high-tech products from iPhones to Tesla electric cars, has nearly tripled to $81,500 a tonne in two years.
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Judges to rule on diesel bans in choking German cities

2 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Judges are to rule Thursday on whether German cities can ban old diesel cars to reduce air pollution, with potentially dramatic consequences for a key industry and transport...
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ParkBee closes €5M funding to open up private car parks to public bookings

ParkBee closes €5M funding to open up private car parks to public bookings

3 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

ParkBee, a Netherlands-founded startup that lets private car parks monetize underutilized spaces by making them bookable to the public, has picked up €5 million in new funding
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Uber's ExpressPool service offers cheap fares, but you'll have to walk a bit

Uber's ExpressPool service offers cheap fares, but you'll have to walk a bit

6 hours ago   |   Digital Trends

After several months of testing, Uber has officially launched ExpressPool, offering its cheapest fares to date. There's only one snag - you'll probably have to walk a block or...
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Reinventing the inductor

9 hours ago   |   Phys.org

A basic building block of modern technology, inductors are everywhere: cellphones, laptops, radios, televisions, cars. And surprisingly, they are essentially the same today as...
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Ford president Raj Nair leaves over 'inappropriate behavior'

9 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   4 articles

Ford will have to adjust its technology strategy, and not for the right reasons. The automaker's North America President Raj Nair has left the company after an internal...
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Audi V2I toll payment tech integration arrives in select models this year

Audi V2I toll payment tech integration arrives in select models this year

10 hours ago   |   SlashGear

Audi has announced in-vehicle toll tech that'll make commuting easier for frequent travelers. The automaker will be the first to offer vehicle-integrated toll payment tech...
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Huawei uses Mate 10 Pro AI to control driverless car

10 hours ago   |   ZDnet

The RoadReader project has seen Huawei use the automatic object recognition capabilities in its Mate 10 Pro handset to recognise, learn, and avoid objects while driving an...
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How Alfa Romeo plans to conquer North America one Stelvio at a time

How Alfa Romeo plans to conquer North America one Stelvio at a time

11 hours ago   |   Digital Trends

We sit down with Alfa Romeo's Director of North America, Pieter Hogeveen for an exclusive interview and ask some questions to see what the immediate future holds for America's...
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Uber takes on commuting with Express car pool service

11 hours ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Uber on Wednesday maneuvered to become part of people's daily commutes with the addition of an Express car pool to its ride-share options.
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Broadcom plays hard to get as it, er, slashes Qualcomm takeover bid

Broadcom plays hard to get as it, er, slashes Qualcomm takeover bid

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Netflix dévoile un trailer et une date pour le remake de Perdus dans l'espace

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Cat S61 hands-on review

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The Cat S61 is not your usual smartphone. Built to last with a tough body and IP68 water resistance, it has a thermal imaging camera, an air quality sensor, and even a laser... Read more ...

LG K10, K8 2018 phones put the focus on photos

LG K10, K8 2018 phones put the focus on photos

LG may have said it's tempering its smartphone frenzy, unlike Samsung, but that seems to only apply to its higher end phones. In addition to the LG V30 (2018), it will also be... Read more ...

Walmart launches a new home shopping site for furniture and home décor

Walmart launches a new home shopping site for furniture and home décor

Following a slowdown in e-commerce sales over the holidays, Walmart today is readying a new strategy to attract online shoppers with an increased focus on home goods. The... Read more ...

BLU VIVO X brings four cameras to the mid-range table

BLU VIVO X brings four cameras to the mid-range table

Two heads are better than one, as they say, but why stop there? That is the line of thinking that BLU is citing for its latest VIVO X smartphone. And it isn't referring to the... Read more ...

Amid controversy over Intel CEO's stock sale, SEC warns executives about...

Amid controversy over Intel CEO's stock sale, SEC warns executives about trading shares before disclosing security breaches

The Securities and Exchange Commission issued new guidelines on Wednesday for public companies regarding their duties concerning the disclosure of security breaches and... Read more ...

Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR headset reference design

Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR headset reference design

VR may be niche but the big tech firms aren't letting it go Read more ...

Former Google employee files lawsuit alleging the company fired him over...

Former Google employee files lawsuit alleging the company fired him over pro-diversity posts

A former Google engineer is suing the company for discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination, according to court documents filed today. Tim Chevalier, a... Read more ...

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