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Boeing GoFly winners unveil exotic personal flying machines - CNET

4 monthes ago   |   By CNET

We're way, way beyond jetpacks now.
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Straight out of sci-fi: See the Boeing GoFly Prize winners - CNET

4 monthes ago   |   By CNET

The future of the personal flying machine is dawning.
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Here are the finalists for Boeing's $2 million ‘personal flying device' contest

Here are the finalists for Boeing's $2 million ‘personal flying device' contest

4 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Last year, a $2 million global competition called the Go Fly Prize was introduced with the goal of producing “an easy-to-use, personal flying device.” These devices needed to be safe, quiet, ultra compact, and capable of carrying a single person 20 miles or more without refueling or recharging. Think of it like the first X-Prize competition , which effectively spurred the private space industry, or the DARPA Grand Challenge , which gave birth to the current self-driving car craze.
they all went beyond the concept of a “jetpack” to create something original
Today, the Phase I winners and...
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Boeing's $2 Million GoFly Challenge to Make Flying Fun Again

4 monthes ago   |   By Wired

In a Boeing-sponsored competition, teams designed personal flying machines that look more like jetpacks and flying motorbikes than the boring planes we use today.
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Huawei announces Mate 20 with 6.5-inch display and tiny notch

Huawei announces Mate 20 with 6.5-inch display and tiny notch

At a grand event in London today, Huawei is unveiling the latest members of its Mate smartphone series, the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro. The Mate 20 is the larger device, featuring... Read more ...

Huawei, the smartphone giant that's bigger than Apple, just launched its new...

Huawei, the smartphone giant that's bigger than Apple, just launched its new phone with on-screen fingerprint recognition

Huawei has launched the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro to take on the iPhone XS and Google Pixel 3. The Mate 20 Pro boasts an on-screen fingerprint reader, with Huawei beating Apple... Read more ...

Court approves Elon Musk's securities fraud settlement with the SEC

Court approves Elon Musk's securities fraud settlement with the SEC

US District Judge Alison Nathan has approved the proposed settlement between Tesla CEO and chairman Elon Musk and the Securities and Exchange Commission. The clock has now... Read more ...

Amazon has slashed prices on Fitbit bands for the whole family to all-time lows

Amazon has slashed prices on Fitbit bands for the whole family to all-time lows

Fitness trackers can be a great way to get motivated to stay in shape, and not just moms and dads-kids can get in on the fun too. Right now you can get the whole family hooked... Read more ...

3 reasons you should buy the iPhone XS Max instead of the standard iPhone XS

3 reasons you should buy the iPhone XS Max instead of the standard iPhone XS

Apple unveiled three new iPhones this year: the iPhone XS , iPhone XS Max , and iPhone XR . While the iPhone XR is in a league of its own - it doesn't even go on sale until the... Read more ...

Laser Breakthrough Explores the Deep Sea

Laser Breakthrough Explores the Deep Sea

NewsFor the first time, scientists have succeeded in measuring zinc samples at a pressure of 600 bar using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy. Contributed Author: Laser... Read more ...

Turbo-powered Quadcrasher crashes the party in new ‘Fortnite' update 6.01

Turbo-powered Quadcrasher crashes the party in new ‘Fortnite' update 6.01

Season 6, week 4 marks the arrival of Fortnite update 6.10 patch notes. It brings with it the arrival of the new Quadcrasher vehicle, in-game tournaments, a ton of Save the... Read more ...

Discord's game store launches globally today with indie gems like Hollow...

Discord's game store launches globally today with indie gems like Hollow Knight and Dead Cells

Discord's digital game store, which first launched to just 50,000 users in Canada back in August, is now available globally in a public beta capacity, the chat company... Read more ...

'Now we can sprint': A startup founded by 2 brothers just raised $300...

'Now we can sprint': A startup founded by 2 brothers just raised $300 million to reinvent how we care for elderly Americans

Devoted Health, a startup that wants to reinvent how we care for aging Americans, just raised $300 million ahead of its launch of health plans for 2019 in parts of... Read more ...

La Ministre de la Justice demande à Google Maps de flouter les prisons

La Ministre de la Justice demande à Google Maps de flouter les prisons

Une demande acceptée par le géant qui procède actuellement au floutage. Read more ...