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Added 19 May, 2019

Airbus has begun shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone. This marks the first time drone technology has been deployed in real port conditions, to deliver a variety of small, time-critical maritime essentials to working vessels at anchorage. The maiden shore-to-ship delivery flight was made to the Swire Pacific...

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Added 18 May, 2019

Google is introducing a new augmented reality technology for its mobile search engine that will allow customers to see 3D renderings of a number of visual product results. Users will also be able to place these into the real world through their phone cameras, using AR. According to the tech conglomerate, partners from the world of fashion, tech...

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Added 12 May, 2019

You might have feared that human talents would soon be replaced by digital simulations, but by the looks of it, that’s not terrible at all. Joining the ranks of virtual social media influencer Lil Miquela is hyperrealistic Japanese avatar imma, who boasts a following of 50,000 fans on Instagram. Not bad for a model who’s wholly created with CGI...

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Added 12 May, 2019

Germany launched the world's first electrified truck route, using overhead power lines supplied by renewable energy sources to cut emissions significantly. The system designed by Siemens uses similar technology to that seen on electric railways in Europe to connect the hybrid trucks to the power. While operating on electricity the maximum speed...

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Added 11 May, 2019

According to the Hiscox Online Art Trade Report, the online art market grew 9.8% in aggregate in 2018 to $4.64 billion. There are indications that current buyers are buying more online. The estimated average future growth rate for the online art market is 15% per year. Based on this growth trajectory, the online art market is expected to be...

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Added 11 May, 2019

For those who want to know exactly where their pizza is as it leaves the store, Domino's is testing GPS delivery driver tracking in 27 corporate-owned stores in the Phoenix, AZ area. If you order from one of the locations conducting the test can track the location of your order and delivery driver on a map displayed on the order confirmation...

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Added 10 May, 2019

Anxiety and depression are inherently tricky conditions to diagnose, with clinicians turning to exams and questionnaires to make their assessments. For this reason, the search is on for clearer, more straightforward ways to identify the conditions, and scientists at the University of Vermont believe they have unearthed another with the help of...

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Added 8 May, 2019

The Maid of the Mist, which has been navigating the waters of the Lower Niagara River since 1846, is launching the first two new all-electric, zero-emission passenger vessels constructed in the United States. The catamaran-style vessels provide more than 1.6 million guests from around the world with an up-close, iconic view of Niagara Falls....

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Added 7 May, 2019

It’s getting near-impossible to distinguish between human and AI-generated faces. Now, a Japanese AI company has proven that the models you follow on Instagram might no longer be who they seem one day. Kyoto-based DataGrid details that it has developed an AI that is able to create high-res, full-body images of fashion models from scratch. If...

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Added 22 April, 2019

A company has finally become the first to start regular drone deliveries. Wing, which is an off-shoot of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has received approval from Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) to start deliveries and is making the service available in three suburbs of North Canberra. Users of the service can place orders...