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US Navy's electromagnetic railgun leaves the lab for field demos

The US Navy has taken another step closer to swapping powder for electrons with the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announcing that its electromagnetic railgun has moved out of the laboratory. ...

13 hours ago from Gizmag

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Uber Will Charge You $15 To Return Your Lost/Forgotten Items

We’re sure that most of us have at some point in time forgotten something in someone’s car, whether it be a friend’s car, a taxi, a bus, a train, and so on. For the most part it is usually ...

15 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Uber ups drivers perks: Humans will now take their call

The embattled ride hailing company, still in search of a CEO, is rolling out six months of changes to repair its relationship with drivers.        

24 hours ago from USA today

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This new wearable tech aims to detect sexual assault

Manisha Mohan of MIT proposed a solution to help combat sexual assault by wearing a special device on one's clothing.        

22 minutes ago from USA today

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Stanford engineers reveal 4D camera for self driving cars

The difference between looking through the new design and a typical camera is the equivalent of looking through a window versus a peephole.

16 hours ago from Daily Mail

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Daimler's autonomous valet takes aim at the pain of parking

In addition to making travel safer, autonomous vehicles also promise to make things a whole lot more convenient, and that may extend to the tedious task of finding a parking spot. Working ...

Mon 24 Jul 17 from Gizmag

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Taking iMETland across the world

6 hours ago from Phys.org (news wire)

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Hitachi Develops Core Component of Nissan's VCR Engine

The VCR (variable compression ratio) engine that Nissan Motor Co Ltd plans to start to mass-produce in 2018 features an innovative technology that can steplessly (continuously) change compression ...

Tue 25 Jul 17 from Tech-On

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German hacker gets into smart gun with just $15 of magnets

A hacker who goes under the pseudonym Plore has showed in a Colorado firing range that he could hack Munich-based company Armatix's IP1 'smart' gun (pictured).

Tue 25 Jul 17 from Daily Mail

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Nissan Is Using Final Fantasy Characters To Sell Cars

Nissan is one of the most popular car brands in Japan, why wouldn’t it be, it’s based in the country after all. Final Fantasy is one of the most popular gaming franchises in the ...

Mon 24 Jul 17 from Ubergizmo

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