Walmart dives into voice-activated shopping with Google

Walmart is diving into voice-activated shopping. But unlike online leader Amazon, it's not doing it alone.

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Cyborg Bacteria Change the Game in Carbon Dioxide Reduction

Bacteria covered with semiconductor nanocrystals convert CO2 into acetic acid

11 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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HP's Omen X laptop overclocks on-the-go gaming

When it comes to cramming powerful components into a gaming laptop, space isn't the only thing to consider: in those close confines heat can be a major problem too. At Gamescom this ...

5 hours ago from Gizmag

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Popular robots 'dangerously easy' to hack, experts warn

Seattle-based cybersecurity firm IOActive Inc. discovered several consumer and industrial robots can easily be turned into bugging devices or even weapons with just a little hacking. ...

9 hours ago from Daily Mail

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DOJ gives up on getting all 1.3M IPs from anti-Trump website

The Department of Justice has given up on getting the IPs of 1.3 million visitors to, a website that helped organize protests of the president's inauguration. it ...

2 hours ago from Engadget

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Google's newest Android operating system gets its official name: Oreo

This is how much Google paid to use the “Oreo” name.

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Industry Urges United Nations to Ban Lethal Autonomous Weapons in New Open Letter

Representatives from 116 companies around the world, including Elon Musk, renew a call for the UN to ban lethal autonomous weapon systems

Mon 21 Aug 17 from IEEE Spectrum

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Nintendo's SNES Classic preorders were a shitshow - CNET

Thought you'd pre-order an SNES Classic online? Think again.

7 hours ago from CNET

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Western Digital goes big with 20 TB external desktop HDD

When it comes to hard drive storage capacity, too much is never enough. But Western Digital's latest My Book Duo should be enough to tide most users over – for a while at least. With ...

2 hours ago from Gizmag

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DJI Spark Gets Mandatory Firmware Update, Won’t Fly Unless Updated

Given that drones are basically robots with fast-spinning rotary blades that can fly high up in the sky, clearly there are safety issues to be considered since you don’t want these drones to ...

8 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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