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NVIDIA, Volvo And Autoliv Form Pit Crew To Accelerate Development Of AI-Powered Self-Driving Car Tech

Despite cautionary push back from regulators and lawmakers, it is becoming increasingly clear that self-driving cars are the future. Development in the area has been proceeding at a breakneck ...

18 hours ago from HotHardware

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UK's largest ever warship, HMS Queen Elizabeth, sets sail for the first time

Another line was written in the history books today as the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy set sail for the first time. Under the guidance of a flotilla of super tugs, ...

Mon 26 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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Lyft tries to make your rides faster with suggested pickup spots

In order to make pickups more efficient and convenient, Lyft has begun offering pickup suggestions. Any time the app spots a slight change in pickup location that would save a rider ...

Mon 26 Jun 17 from Engadget

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Wonka-style multi-directional elevator is finally a reality

After unveiling its Multi concept in 2014, German engineering conglomerate ThyssenKrupp has made its vision of a cable-free, Willy Wonka-style elevator design a reality. Over the past ...

Mon 26 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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Study finds way to pack more data in single acoustic beam for underwater communications

A new strategy for sending acoustic waves through water could potentially open up the world of high-speed communications activities underwater, including scuba diving, remote ocean monitoring, ...

Mon 26 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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The world's first 3-D printed reinforced concrete bridge starts to take shape

Today the Built Environment department's concrete printer starts printing the world's first 3-D printed reinforced, pre-stressed concrete bridge. The cycle bridge will be part of a new section ...

Thu 22 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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Researchers develop landmark achievement in walking technology

Researchers at the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a novel design approach for exoskeletons and prosthetic limbs that incorporates direct feedback from the ...

Thu 22 Jun 17 from Phys.org

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DHS has a video game-like trainer for active shooter incidents

Today, the Department of Homeland Security's Science and Technology Directorate announced the release of a virtual training platform for active shooter incidents. The Enhanced ...

Mon 26 Jun 17 from Engadget

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Following a friend leads to unsafe driving behavior

Have you ever tried following a friend in a car? It can stressful; if you don't keep up, you are likely to get lost. To avoid this, you may make unsafe driving manoeuvres to keep sight of the ...

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Medical Xpress

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New sound may ensure privacy, but could also help bank robbers

Most microphones are designed to emulate the human ear, hearing sounds that we hear, and not hearing ones that we don't. Scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ...

Fri 23 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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