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Secret shelter installed under a bridge in Spain

If trolls really did live under bridges, they could do a lot worse than commission Spaniard Fernando Abellanas to build them a new home. The self-taught designer recently installed a ...

3 hours ago from Gizmag

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3-D particle tracking? There's an app for that

Using four low-cost smartphone cameras and some simple colored backlighting, KAUST researchers have dispensed with expensive research-grade camera equipment and dangerous lasers to construct ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Delphi and LiDAR-maker Innoviz partner on self-driving tech

 Automotive supply giant Delphi, which recently shifted focus to target autonomous and high-tech solutions more specifically, has signed a new partnership with Innoviz, an Israeli tech ...

Fri 18 Aug 17 from TechCrunch

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McLaren’s design chief on what it takes to build a beautiful car

Spiderman, Super Man, and Batman are the obvious super heroes. But dedicated comic book fans are equally smitten with Luke Cage and Hellboy. When it comes to super cars share elements ...

17 hours ago from The Verge

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Ford self-driving cars might have a removable parts

Ford has patented a system for a removable steering wheel and pedals for autonomous cars. The patent states both driver preferences and future technological development as reasons.

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Daily Mail

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Hacked smartphones could use sound to track your movements

Malware on your smartphone – or other smart device – could someday be used to track your body position or identify your movements within a room. That's the conclusion reached by researchers ...

Fri 18 Aug 17 from Gizmag

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Microsoft researchers test AI-controlled soaring machine

In the searing midday heat of the Nevada desert, a white Jeep Wrangler heads down a desolate strip of dirt road, surrounded on either side by miles of sagebrush and sand.

Thu 17 Aug 17 from Phys.org

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The BMW Z4 returns in stunning new concept form - Roadshow

If this is what Toyota and BMW have been working on, it's time well spent.

Thu 17 Aug 17 from CNET

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This system can tell if a 3D printer has been hacked

Like pretty much any other computer-controlled device, 3D printers can be maliciously hacked. Given that they're now creating items such as aircraft parts and medical implants, the results ...

Wed 16 Aug 17 from Gizmag

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Body scanners being piloted in Los Angeles subway system

Passengers boarding subway trains in Los Angeles may soon be shuffled through airport-style body scanners that are aimed to detect firearms and explosives.

Wed 16 Aug 17 from Phys.org

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