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Added 10 July, 2018

Four years ago, the United Kingdom’s Home Office (the department responsible for immigration, security, and law enforcement) proposed developing a national strategy concerning biometrics, the biological measurements that can identify specific people, such as DNA or fingerprints. Now, the department created a report, titled, “Biometrics Strategy...

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Added 10 July, 2018

The fleet will initially comprise four Renault ZOE all-electric cars equipped with Renault and Transdev technologies. At a later date, a shuttle using Transdev technologies will complete the fleet. The vehicles will run on three circuits covering a distance of ten kilometres in Rouen’s Technopole du Madrillet (Saint Etienne du Rouvray). After...

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Added 8 July, 2018

Wireless Charging enables electric energy from the mains supply to be transmitted to a vehicle’s high-voltage battery without any cables – when the vehicle is positioned over a base pad. This can be installed in the garage, for example, and the charging process started as soon as the vehicle has been parked in position (without any further...

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Added 8 July, 2018

According to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, self actualization is at the top of the human pyramid of human needs. Maximizing personal potential, self-fulfillment, and spiritual growth is what many rich people do after they have their more basic needs covered. Rich people hotel chain Four Seasons is aware that there are more rich people than ever...

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Added 5 July, 2018

The booming expedition cruise sector is getting a little more crowded. Seabourn, the luxury cruise line owned by Carnival Corp., announced plans on Monday to build two 264-passenger expedition ships arriving in 2021 and 2022. The ships will visit Antarctica, the Arctic, and other hard-to-reach global destinations. They may have company....

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Added 3 July, 2018

A rooftop in New York city might not sound like the best place for a vineyard but the founders of Rooftop Reds in Brooklyn are out to silence the sceptics.

Their building gives them space for 42 vine boxes. They had their first harvest last October, and according to founder Devin Shomaker, they have embraced the urban environment.

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Added 30 June, 2018

While scholarships for esports athletes are slowly becoming the norm in American institutions, Becker College is taking it to the next level by offering the country’s first degree in Esports Management. The Worcester, Massachusetts college is set to offer a Bachelor of Science in Esports Management through the college of business beginning in...

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Added 29 June, 2018

Gucci has launched Gucci Equilibrium, an online communications platform designed to connect “people, planet and purpose” and to bring positive change in order to secure our collective future. The aim is to promote the label’s commitment to sustainability and transparency both to its customers as well as internally to its 13,000 employees, its...

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Added 27 June, 2018

Florida’s busiest airport is becoming the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, including U.S. citizens, according to officials there. The expected announcement Thursday at Orlando International Airport alarms some privacy advocates who say there are no formal rules in...

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Added 26 June, 2018

Guardbot was initially conceived for a planetary mission on Mars, and can operate in many demanding situations, as it can travel on paved road, off-road, sand, snow, sloped surfaces, and in water, where it can navigate upstream. Guardbot is designed for mission operations in broadcasting, surveillance, security, and detection. Guardbot moves...