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XPrize winner says its Tricorder is better than 'Star Trek'

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The technology of Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek looked so far forward it could almost have been used as a visual aide to Arthur C. Clarke's third law: technology so advanced, it's indistinguishable from magic. Despite the fictional technological magic...… Go To Full Article

NFL players can track and sell their own health data

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Professional athletes know that it's not just the matches and training sessions that matter: it's what you do in your downtime too. Whoop's wearable straps specialise in this area, tracking your movement, heart rate, and ambient temperature to better...… Go To Full Article

Corsair's K95 RGB Platinum gaming keyboard reviewed

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Corsair's K70 keyboard has been reviewed on TR three separate times in three different configurations, and it's won two TR Editor's Choice awards. If there's a TR keyboard all-star list, the K70 is definitely on it. The K70's bigger brother,… Go To Full Article

Uber's terrible, horrible, no good, very bad 2017

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Uber is believed to be the world's most valuable startup, with estimates pegging the company as being worth around $70 billion. Its business, and its CEO, have always garnered controversy, but to date, Uber has been able to survive whatever… Go To Full Article

Apple has NASA minds working on its AR glasses

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Apple has hired former NASA JPL augmented reality expert Jeff Norris to help shape its AR projects, according to Bloomberg. Based on previous reports, Cupertino has been working on a pair of AR glasses and related features for future iPhones… Go To Full Article

Does Facebook Own My Photos?

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Like clockwork, every couple of months some “fact” about Facebook goes viral. Facebook is going to start charging you money! Copy and paste this status or Facebook will cook your children! As soon as you upload them, Facebook owns your… Go To Full Article

Vizio' XLED TVs might make you forget its tracking software

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Vizio's pushed a wider range of affordable HDR screens with its recent E-series, which follows the trend of high-resolution 4K televisions getting cheaper and cheaper. So follows the company's SmartCast P- and M-series lines for this year, which offe...… Go To Full Article

Samsung readies MRAM

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Fast RAM out on an electron spin Samsung is about to apply MRAM to its system semiconductor foundry services. For those who came in late, MRAM is a nonvolatile memory that uses electron spin… Go To Full Article

Waymo's ready to offer public rides in its self-driving minivans

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While Alphabet's legal battle with Uber continues to rumble on, its Waymo self-driving initiative is going from strength to strength. Its laser-mounted white minivans are consistently proving their reliability on the roads and besting their rivals, s... Go To Full Article

Papa Loves Mamba: Slithering Robot is Reconfigurable

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It makes sense considering evolution, but nature comes up with lots of different ways to do things. Consider moving. Land animals walk on four feet or two, some jump, and some use peristalsis or otherwise slither. Oddly, though, mother nature… Go To Full Article

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