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Google is testing self-driving cars in Austin, Texas

@ 2015/07/07 read/post comments(0)
Plenty of folks in Austin, Texas have spotted Google's distinctive self-driving Lexus cars recently, and now we know exactly why. The company revealed that it has "chosen (downtown) Austin, Texas as a new testing location for our projects," in order… Go To Full Article

ASRock Unveils a Pair of AMD A4 "Kabini" Motherboards

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ASRock unveiled a pair of motherboards based on AMD A4-5000 "Kabini" quad-core SoCs, to compete with Intel Celeron "Braswell" based solutions. These include the mini-ITX QC5000M-ITX/PH, and the micro-ATX QC5000M. Both boards use passive metal heatsinks to cool the SoC,… Go To Full Article

Ex-attorney general says DOJ could negotiate with Snowden

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Edward Snowden might be able to see his family in person again -- and (if things go his way) not from behind bars, either. According to former Attorney General Eric Holder, there's a "possibility" for the Department of Justice to… Go To Full Article

Samsung's profits down again as it misreads demand for newest phones

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Samsung predicts that its earnings from April-June of this year will likely be down four percent from last year, suggesting that sales of its newest flagship smartphones have failed to hit the mark. However, it will still be the company's… Go To Full Article

Army scientists build smaller, tougher, cheaper solar cells

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Army researchers at the Redstone Arsenal have announced a significant breakthrough in solar energy production. They've created a photovoltaic solar panel that is smaller, more robust and less expensive to build and operate than any other panel curren... Go To Full Article

In these new cars, your phone gets its own air conditioner

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By Kim Lachance Shandrow, Entrepreneur Staff Smartphones don't play well with hot cars. If you've ever received the dreaded temperature warning on your phone's home screen after leaving it in a sizzling vehicle for too long, you know exactly what… Go To Full Article

NASA's latest Pluto images actually show a planet

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At last, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is sending back images of Pluto that look (slightly) better than brown blobs or pixel art. The probe has delivered a new batch of images from between 7.8 million to 9.2 million miles away,… Go To Full Article

Documentary explains why 'Shenmue 3' is a big deal

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The Shenmue series represents a milestone in the gaming industry for many fans, a point where console experiences truly took off. The first Shenmue, released in 1999 for the Sega Dreamcast, was an immersive, emotional, cinematic role-playing game tha...… Go To Full Article

Laser projection creates galloping horse movie on the clouds

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A bright green horse was projected across the sky over Nottingham late last month. It wasn't a Bat-Signal-style projection that was made from a searchlight on the ground. Instead, the silhouette of a rider on a horse was projected directly… Go To Full Article

Apple Stores to carry third-party accessories in custom boxes

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Apple is well-known for being very particular about its packaging... and it apparently cares about other companies' packaging, too. According to 9to5Mac, the tech giant is telling retail staff that it will soon sell third-party accessories in boxes c...… Go To Full Article

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