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Added 20 July, 2019

With manufactured burgers and chicken already produced across the world, Aleph Farms is seeking to tap into consumers' increasing awareness of health, environmental and ethical concerns related to eating meat. The steak was developed from a small number of cells extracted from a cow. The company has said that they do not slaughter the animal to...

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Added 16 July, 2019

DFW International Airport is now the temporary home to the first system of baggage-handling robots, known as FLEET. When the baggage robots are in action, passengers take their luggage to self-bag drops, which deposit their luggage onto one of the new robots, which then deliver bags to the baggage belt. This system, which was developed by the...

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Added 10 July, 2019

Google’s former self-driving venture that is now a business under Alphabet, has been given permission by California regulators to transport passengers in its robotaxis. The approval is a milestone for the company as it begins to ramp up toward a commercial service. The approval from CPUC allows companies to test self-driving vehicles in the...

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Added 9 July, 2019

InterviewPass is one of several new platforms that helps businesses run automated screening interviews for job applicants. The goal is to cut down the time to screen applicants to just a couple of days, down from weeks that it can now take to screen, schedule and conduct these interviews.

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Added 8 July, 2019

Adaptive cruise control systems work well on highways. Once you get into town, though, they're less helpful -- and a lot of that has to do with traffic lights. Current systems don't recognize them, resulting in drivers running a red, putting themselves and everyone else on the road in danger. Also, the authorities frown on that sort of behavior...

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Added 8 July, 2019

There was once a time when going to a restaurant meant breaking bread with a leisurely meal. But that was before our over-busy lifestyles got in the way. Now Uber Eats is inviting diners in some cities to order food ahead of time, go to the restaurant, then sit down inside to eat, thereby saving precious minutes of waiting time. Is this...

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Added 5 July, 2019

A new flu vaccine designed by artificial intelligence has gone on trial in the United States in what researchers are claiming is a world first. Scientists at Flinders University in Australia have developed what they describe as a “turbo-charged” flu vaccine with an extra component that stimulates the human immune system to make more antibodies...

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Added 3 July, 2019

Vivo has announced its first AR glasses called the Vivo AR Glass, a relatively lightweight headset with two transparent displays and 6DoF tracking. It connects with a cable to Vivo’s as-yet unnamed 5G smartphone, which is also being demonstrated this week. Vivo says the AR Glass has five use cases right now: gaming, office work, “5G theatre,”...

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Added 29 June, 2019

Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses, which are nearly indistinguishable from everyday sunglasses, utilize the built-in camera on the glasses to detect faces and then transmits the information to a wearable portable computer over a wireless channel. The portable computer processes face images and compares them with faces from the database stored locally...

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Added 27 June, 2019

A little more than a year ago, Waymo surprised the industry and announced that its next big move in the world of autonomous vehicles would be a partnership with Jaguar Land Rover to add the automaker’s new all-electric I-Pace crossover to its fleet of self-driving cars. Now, self-driving Jaguar I-Pace vehicles are finally being tested on public...