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IKEA creates a business unit devoted to smart home tech

It's clear by now that IKEA is serious about smart home tech between its Sonos-powered speakers and connected lights, but the home furniture giant wants to formalize that commitment. ...

6 hours ago from Engadget

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Wearable sensors detect what's in your sweat

Needle pricks not your thing? A team of scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, is developing wearable skin sensors that can detect what's in your sweat.

Fri 16 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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UPS Has Been Delivering Cargo in Self-Driving Trucks for Months And No One Knew

The self-driving freight truck startup TuSimple has been carrying mail across the state of Arizona for several weeks.Read more...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Gizmodo

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Researchers build cannon to test seals in coal mines

Mining and explosives engineering researchers at Missouri S&T began testing concrete seals used to close coal mine tunnels this month by loading a cannon with projectiles, shooting them at the ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Phys.org

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Acura's Type S Concept is the tougher, turbocharged TLX we deserve - Roadshow

The Type S Concept previews the sexy shape of things to come from Acura's reborn performance line.

Wed 14 Aug 19 from CNET

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The US Navy says no to touchscreens—maybe automakers should too

Overly complex touchscreen systems were blamed in recent NTSB report.

Mon 12 Aug 19 from Arstechnica

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Retro-rageous Land Cruiser pickup rolls the Outback complete with fuzzy dice

As capable as it is, the all-new Patriot X1-N camping trailer is not capable of transporting itself to camp. It still needs a tow partner, and Patriot figures not just any old truck or ...

Thu 15 Aug 19 from Gizmag

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Vehicle emissions: New sensor technology to improve air quality in cities

Today, air pollution is one of the biggest challenges facing European cities. As part of the Horizon 2020 research project CARES (City Air Remote Emission Sensing), an international research ...

Tue 13 Aug 19 from TechXplore

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New solution to elderly falls: drones, smartphones and sensors

Drones, smartphones and sensors could provide a lifeline to the world's growing elderly population at risk of falls, helping to cut global hospital costs.

Mon 12 Aug 19 from Medical Xpress

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Federal safety regulators scolded Musk over 'misleading statements’ on Tesla safety

Federal safety regulators accused Elon Musk of issuing “misleading statements” on his company’s Tesla Model 3 last year, sending a cease-and-desist letter after the chief executive claimed it ...

Wed 7 Aug 19 from The Washington Post

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