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NuTonomy can test autonomous vehicles city-wide in Boston

NuTonomy can test autonomous vehicles city-wide in Boston

5 hours ago   |   Engadget   |   2 articles

Autonomous cars will now be allowed on all public Boston roads. The city has played host to nuTonomy for some time now, allowing the company to test its self-driving Renault...
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SpaceX nabs $130 million to launch an Air Force satellite with Falcon Heavy

7 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   2 articles

SpaceX beat out one other competitor to land a $130 million launch contract with the U.S. Air Force using its Falcon Heavy rocket. The award is an important validation of the...
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Apple, Samsung, and LG back plans to replace car keys with smartphones

Apple, Samsung, and LG back plans to replace car keys with smartphones

10 hours ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport

Thanks to contactless payments and mobile wallets, smartphones are already making a bid to replace physical credit cards - and, one day, your driver's license. Next up on the...
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Here's why Fortnite shopping carts are giving Epic Games such a big headache

Here's why Fortnite shopping carts are giving Epic Games such a big headache

10 hours ago   |   The Verge   |   13 articles

One of Fortnite's biggest draws is that it's constantly updated with new things, like limited-time events or fancy weapons. While the steady drip of tweaks and additions help...
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Samsung, Apple and others working on a standardized smartphone as a car key solution

11 hours ago   |   WMPoweruser   |   4 articles

Car Connectivity Consortium is an organization focused on enabling seamless mobile device-to-vehicle connectivity. CCC members include Samsung, Apple, Audi, BMW, General...
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Google StreetView cars to help map pollution in London

11 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

From next month two Google StreetView cars will be driving around London's streets fitted with sensors that take air quality readings every 30 meters to map and monitor air...
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This remote control robot promises to destroy a tank from three miles away

This remote control robot promises to destroy a tank from three miles away

12 hours ago   |   Digital Trends

An Estonian defense company has teamed up with a missile manufacturer to create an anti-tank missile-firing unmanned ground vehicle that's capable of penetrating 39.3 inches of...
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A standard for using phones with NFC as car keys has been developed

A standard for using phones with NFC as car keys has been developed

12 hours ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   4 articles

The Car Connectivity Consortium has published a new standard for using smartphones as car keys. Companies like GM, Audi, BMW and Apple are all part of the Car Connectivity...
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Digital Key Release 1.0 Starts & Shares Cars Via Smartphones

12 hours ago   |   Android Headlines   |   4 articles

The Car Connectivity Consortium has announced the publication of specifications for Digital Key Release 1.0 which outlines standards for keys stored on smartphones for...
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Elon Musk wants cobalt out of his batteries - here's why that's a challenge

Elon Musk wants cobalt out of his batteries - here's why that's a challenge

13 hours ago   |   The Verge

As electric vehicles become less niche , the batteries powering them need to keep up. Last week, Elon Musk tweeted that batteries for the Tesla Model 3 use less than 3 percent...
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U.S. states can now force consumers to pay online sales tax

U.S. states can now force consumers to pay online sales tax

In other words, you might have to start paying tax on B&H orders. On Thursday, June 21, the Supreme Court voted in favor (5-4) of allowing states to require online buyers pay... Read more ...

Sticker reactions are coming to WhatsApp for Android soon

Sticker reactions are coming to WhatsApp for Android soon

WhatsApp is working to bring new features to its Android app, but before they are released in the Google Play Store, some users can test them via the beta channel. Sticker... Read more ...

Microsoft issues fresh round of Windows 10 cumulative updates

Microsoft issues fresh round of Windows 10 cumulative updates

Prepare for a new round of fixes for older versions of Windows 10. June's Patch Tuesday has come and gone, but Microsoft is pushing out another round of cumulative updates for... Read more ...

Steam's summer sale opens with a mini-game gimmick

Steam's summer sale opens with a mini-game gimmick

It's time to lash your wallet to the mast again, because these are choppy waters for anyone with a poor grip on their money. Steam's summer sale has started, bringing its usual... Read more ...

Mi Pad 4 with thin bezels image leaks online

Mi Pad 4 with thin bezels image leaks online

The Mi Pad 4 was yesterday confirmed to get a Snapdragon 660 chipset and an 8-inch screen by Xiaomi. Today, some long-hidden images of the tablet have now been posted in the... Read more ...

Microsoft Launcher beta gets new family features, Cortana improvements

Microsoft Launcher beta gets new family features, Cortana improvements

Microsoft Launcher recently picked up another update in the beta channel, but if you're not into testing apps, we're going get you through all the changes that you'll get as... Read more ...

Stanley Kubrick's ‘2001: A Space Odyssey' 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Announced

Stanley Kubrick's ‘2001: A Space Odyssey' 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Announced

Warner Home Video has finally dated Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release for October 30th in conjunction with the film's 50th anniversary after... Read more ...

Google Assistant update makes conversations more natural

Google Assistant update makes conversations more natural

In its attempt to streamline the way people interact with its Assistant, Google announced it has released a new update that makes chatting with the personal digital assistant... Read more ...

Microsoft, Nintendo partner for cross-play in ‘Minecraft'

Microsoft, Nintendo partner for cross-play in ‘Minecraft'

Microsoft and Nintendo released a trailer promoting cross-play on Minecraft today. The trailer features two people playing Minecraft together - one on the Nintendo Switch, the... Read more ...

Mi Pad 4 to come with AI face recognition tech, Xiaomi confirms

Mi Pad 4 to come with AI face recognition tech, Xiaomi confirms

Xiaomi has confirmed another key detail for the upcoming Mi Pad 4. In a post on its official Weibo account, the Chinese company revealed the tablet features AI face unlock... Read more ...