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California startup unveils gun technology for cops

A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired.

Fri 24 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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Future Fords will brake for pedestrians automatically

Ford has announced a new "pre-collision assist" system that takes advantage of data from radar and cameras to actively detect pedestrians and automatically apply the brakes to avoid or at least ...

Fri 24 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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Sweat-analyzing skin patch could replace blood sampling

Nobody likes having blood samples drawn. What's more, such samples typically have to be analyzed in a lab before they're able to tell us anything. Now, however, scientists at the University ...

Fri 24 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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Hendo Hover: the world's first real hoverboard?

Despite many efforts to make the hoverboard a reality in the more than two decades since Marty McFly zipped around on one in Back to the Future Part II, we're still waiting. Does the arrival ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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Ear-IT project: How listening to the sounds of a city could make for smarter living

As the Internet of Things starts to take hold, we're seeing the emergence of gadgets equipped with all kinds of sensors to improve the world around us, from energy-saving climate control systems ...

Fri 24 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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This amazing 'Icons of Doom' sculpture will have you scrambling for your copy of Doom II

For many gamers, Doom was the first-person shooter that started it all. Wolfenstein 3D was cool and all, but Doom offered so much more. The game creeped into your brain and stayed there, filling ...

Thu 23 Oct 14 from Geek.com

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Rogue C6 smart bicycle takes aim at the urban commuter

Many cities around the world are experiencing a massive upswing in commuter cycling. But often the vehicles of choice for these motivated nine-to-fivers is either a mountain bike converted for ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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Mapping drone prompts China to scramble fighter jets: report

China deployed more than 1,200 troops and scrambled fighter jets in response to an unauthorised flight near Beijing airport by what turned out to be a mapping drone, state-run media reported ...

Thu 23 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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McLaren releases interior images of "world's greatest track car to be," the P1 GTR

McLaren has continued the drip-feed of info about its upcoming P1 GTR. The company is aiming for the racing version of its P1 supercar to be the world's greatest track car, and it has some suitably ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Gizmag

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An effective, cost-saving way to detect natural gas pipeline leaks

Major leaks from oil and gas pipelines have led to home evacuations, explosions, millions of dollars in lawsuit payouts and valuable natural resources escaping into the air, ground and water. ...

Wed 22 Oct 14 from Phys.org

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