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The Robots Want to Steal (the Boring Parts of) Your Job

MIT's Erik Brynjolfsson on why the Westworld dystopia is (hopefully) far off and why you should never use a telepresence robot to tell someone they’re dying.

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U.S. State Department begins social media screening for nearly all visa applicants

Yesterday the U.S. State Department began implementing its requirement that nearly all U.S. visa applicants submit their social media usernames, previous email addresses and phone numbers as part of ... See more

1 month ago

Gold Hits Three-Month High on Trade Tension

Gold prices climbed to the highest level in more than three months on Monday, lifted by ongoing trade tensions and concerns about the global economy.

1 month ago

Deutsche Bank Hits Fresh Record Low as Recession Risk, ECB Rate Decision Looms

Deutsche Bank shares slumped to a fresh record low Monday as pressure continues to mount on the region's biggest lender amid calls to increase its capital buffer and record low interest rates in the ... See more

1 month ago

Meet the Robots at Amazon

Will robots take over the world? Most researchers don’t think so. But how about our jobs? NOVA on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NOVAonline NOVA on Twitt...

1 month ago

Inside A Warehouse Where Thousands Of Robots Pack Groceries

Ocado's new warehouse has thousands of robots zooming around a grid system to pack groceries. The thousands of robots can process 65,000 orders every week. T...

1 month ago

Payback Time: How China Could Retaliate for U.S. Huawei Ban

U.S. companies counting on China for a major part of their growth have targets on their backs as Beijing and Washington ratchet up trade-war tensions.

1 month ago

TikTok parent Bytedance is reportedly working on its own smartphone

It’s been a busy couple of months for Bytedance, one of the world’s most valuable startups and the operator of globally popular video app TikTok. The Beijing-based company has continued to grow ... See more

1 month ago

The all-electric Honda e is bringing its side view mirrors inside

Honda e, the compact electric vehicle that’s coming to market in spring 2020, is bringing its side-view mirrors inside. The company confirmed Tuesday that its side-camera-mirror system, which was ... See more

1 month ago

The Looking Glass Pro might be the weirdest all-in-one PC ever – TechCrunch

All-in-one PCs have adopted some pretty odd designs over the years, but I’ve never seen one quite like this. The Looking Glass Pro is an all-in-one gaming PC that’s focused on one thing, ... See more

1 month ago

MIT's new robot takes orders from your muscles/mit-robot-senses-muscles

We're used to technology that responds to a voice command, keystroke, or tap. But this robot focuses on your biceps to get information.

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company lands $48.7M contract for underground ‘people mover’ in Las Vegas – TechCrunch

The Boring Company (TBC), Elon Musk’s tunneling and transportation startup, has landed a $48.7 million project to shuttle people in an underground Loop system around the Las Vegas Convention ... See more

1 month ago

Boom wants to build a supersonic jet for mainstream passengers; here’s its game plan – TechCrunch

While much of the world remains fixated on the competition to build autonomous cars, there’s another race that’s gaining momentum fast. It centers on supersonic jets that can fly faster than the ... See more

1 month ago

In Ford’s future, two-legged robots and self-driving cars could team up on deliveries

Autonomous vehicles might someday be able to navigate bustling city streets to deliver groceries, pizzas and other packages without a human behind the wheel. But that doesn’t solve what Ford Motor ... See more

1 month ago

Investors Slowly Wake Up to Fears of a New Cold War

The U.S.-China trade conflict might be a repeat of a pattern that is all-too common in markets when it comes to geopolitical risks: ignore them, then panic.

1 month ago

Stunning new video shows off Apple’s leaked iPhone 11 design

There’s no such thing as a surprise anymore in the smartphone industry. There are simply too many hands in the pie and too much hype surrounding big smartphone launches. As a result, there&#8…

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落合陽一氏ら創業のPDTが約38.5億円を調達、大学発技術の“連続的な社会実装”加速へ

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Southern California builders, swamped with unsold homes, cut construction to 3-year low

The volume of unsold, finished homes is up 22% in a year as construction is slashed by 18%.

1 month ago

Impossible Foods’ rising empire of almost-meat

To be the future of meat, Impossible needs to change the definition of “meat.”

1 month ago

How to Cook With Weed—and a Dash of Tasty, Tasty Science

Mac and cheese. Peanut butter and jelly. Asparagus and … cannabis oil with a citrusy terpene profile? Welcome to the heady world of cannabis cuisine.

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