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Trump's Space Force may actually be more of a bureaucratic nightmare

Trump's Space Force may actually be more of a bureaucratic nightmare

9 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

On Monday, President Donald Trump directed the Pentagon to create a sixth branch of the Armed Forces: a Space Force. But the process of creating a new military service is more...
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Confirmed: Mazda MX-5 Miata gets more power for 2019 - Roadshow

11 hours ago   |   CNET

Our favorite little roadster now makes 181 horsepower and comes with a number of extra safety and convenience features.
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3 ways to dashboard-mount your smartphone - CNET

20 hours ago   |   CNET

Safety first! Keep your phone close to eye level and at arm's reach with one of these smart products.
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US regulator blocks sales of device that fools Tesla's Autopilot

22 hours ago   |   Engadget

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has demanded that the company behind a gadget called the Autopilot Buddy stops selling the device in the US. The gizmo makes...
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Age limit for federal food assistance program impacts reading scores, learning

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Nearly 1 million children face food insecurity simply because they were born late in the year. No safety net coverage exists for these children when they age out of the Special...
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Ford, Uber, Waymo and others forming group to explore impact of self-driving cars

Ford, Uber, Waymo and others forming group to explore impact of self-driving cars

1 day ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   4 articles

Automakers and tech companies are forming a group to study the impact of autonomous driving on humans. The group, called the Partnership for Transportation Innovation and...
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Feds crack down on Tesla Autopilot safety cheat device

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

The federal government is stepping in to end the use of an aftermarket product designed to let Tesla owners skirt a safety feature from the electric automaker's semi-autonomous...
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‘Autopilot Buddy' that tricks Tesla vehicles declared ‘unsafe' by US

‘Autopilot Buddy' that tricks Tesla vehicles declared ‘unsafe' by US

1 day ago   |   The Verge   |   3 articles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a cease and desist order Tuesday to the manufacturer of a $199 aftermarket device that tricks Tesla's Autopilot system...
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Tesla Autopilot safety bypass gadget blocked by the feds

Tesla Autopilot safety bypass gadget blocked by the feds

1 day ago   |   SlashGear   |   3 articles

An aftermarket gadget promising to bypass Tesla's Autopilot safety features and allow owners of the EVs to keep their hands off the wheel is being barred from sale in the US by...
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Voyage teams up with Renovo for self-driving car operating system

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

In the world of autonomous driving, there exists a layer between the operating system running on the car and the algorithms that make the car truly autonomous. A number of...
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Instagram launches IGTV video hub for creators

Instagram launches IGTV video hub for creators

Instagram is ready to compete head on with YouTube. Today at a flashy event in San Francisco, the company is announcing it will begin allowing users to upload videos up to 1... Read more ...

Facebook is testing paid monthly subscriptions for Groups

Facebook is testing paid monthly subscriptions for Groups

Facebook is testing Group subscriptions, which will allow Group admins to charge for exclusive content. Only a few will have access to the feature as of now, but they'll be... Read more ...

Millions of Roku and Sonos Devices Easily Hacked: What to Do

Millions of Roku and Sonos Devices Easily Hacked: What to Do

First Google devices, and now Roku and Sonos streaming players can be attacked via web browsers running on PCs. They won't be the last. Read more ...

Instagram just reached 1 billion users

Instagram just reached 1 billion users

Instagram announced on Wednesday it had reached 1 billion active users for the first time ever. In comparison, Facebook has around 2.19 billion monthly active users and... Read more ...

Not another notch: Oppo's Find X smartphone camera pops up for pix

Not another notch: Oppo's Find X smartphone camera pops up for pix

Honda's Insight hybrid grows up and turns 20, Microsoft plugs their new News app into an AI, Oppo Find X smartphone camera plays hide and seek. Read more ...

Tesla sues ex-employee for hacking, theft, and leaking to the press

Tesla sues ex-employee for hacking, theft, and leaking to the press

Tesla filed a lawsuit on Wednesday alleging that a former employee hacked the company's system and transferred “gigabytes” of data to unnamed third parties. The lawsuit may... Read more ...

AMC is launching its own service to compete with MoviePass

AMC is launching its own service to compete with MoviePass

MoviePass might not be around much longer, but if you've got AMC theaters in your area, a better option has just come along. AMC has just announced Stubs A-List, allowing users... Read more ...

Instagram announces IGTV, a new app for long-form vertical videos

Instagram announces IGTV, a new app for long-form vertical videos

Five years after Instagram first gained support for videos , the social network has announced a new video initiative. IGTV is a new way for Instagram users to watch long-form... Read more ...

Microsoft acquires AI firm Bonsai to bring more 'brains' to machine learning

Microsoft acquires AI firm Bonsai to bring more 'brains' to machine learning

The Bonsai team. Microsoft is looking to bolster machine learning autonomy with its latest acquisition, Bonsai. Microsoft today announced plans to acquire Bonsai , a... Read more ...

Up close with the Galaxy S9 in 'Sunrise Gold'

Up close with the Galaxy S9 in 'Sunrise Gold'

Samsung teased a gold color variant of the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus two days ago, and now it's officially announced the availability. Starting June 24th, you'll be able to get the... Read more ...