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AI predicts smartphone transportation modality from Wi-Fi signals

AI predicts smartphone transportation modality from Wi-Fi signals

16 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Researchers describe in a paper an AI system that can predict from Wi-Fi alone whether smartphone users are walking, driving, or biking.
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Uber open-sources Autonomous Visualization System, a web-based platform for vehicle data

Uber open-sources Autonomous Visualization System, a web-based platform for vehicle data

19 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Uber's Autonomous Visualization System is a tool that enables developers to see through the eyes - or rather sensors - of driverless cars.
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Japanese utility makes first contact with melted Fukushima fuel

Japanese utility makes first contact with melted Fukushima fuel

1 day ago   |   Ars Technica

Before the nuclear fuel deposits had been touched. [credit: TEPCO ] Late last week, the Tokyo Electric Power Company sent a probe into the damaged second reactor at the...
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Canadian Government Invests $40 Million Into BlackBerry For Autonomous Cars

Canadian Government Invests $40 Million Into BlackBerry For Autonomous Cars

1 day ago   |   Ubergizmo   |   2 articles

It's not hard to imagine that in the future, self-driving cars will become the norm. This isn't a surprising development as self-driving cars will most likely lead to safer...
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DarkMatter Group launches the world's first ultra secure smartphone for extreme field conditions

DarkMatter Group launches the world's first ultra secure smartphone for extreme field conditions

2 days ago   |   Tech Radar

DarkMatter Group today unveiled the KATIM R01, the world's first ultra-secure smartphone designed to withstand extreme field conditions. Vetted and tested by DarkMatter's...
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Didi plans Chile, Peru, and Colombia launches to take on Uber

Didi plans Chile, Peru, and Colombia launches to take on Uber

3 days ago   |   VentureBeat

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing wants to take on U.S. rival Uber in some of Latin America's fastest-growing markets: Chile, Peru, and Colombia.
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Amazon leads $700 million investment into electric pickup truck startup Rivian

Amazon leads $700 million investment into electric pickup truck startup Rivian

4 days ago   |   VentureBeat

Amazon.com will lead a $700 million investment in electric pickup truck startup Rivian Automotive, in the e-commerce giant's biggest bet in automotive.
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Score yourself some Bose SoundSport In-Ear Headphones at a 50% discount

Score yourself some Bose SoundSport In-Ear Headphones at a 50% discount

4 days ago   |   iMore

Is it pronounced Bose, or Bose? The Bose SoundSport In-Ear Headphones are available for $49. That's half off the usual $100 price tag, and this deal is also price-matched at...
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ProBeat: Tech company expansions need to be less arrogant and more transparent

ProBeat: Tech company expansions need to be less arrogant and more transparent

4 days ago   |   VentureBeat

Amazon HQ2 and Google's cousin Sidewalk Labs both made news yesterday with their corporate expansions, showing arrogance rather than transparency.
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Tesla's new ‘sentry mode' camera security feels more like a hack than a real feature

Tesla's new ‘sentry mode' camera security feels more like a hack than a real feature

5 days ago   |   VentureBeat   |   2 articles

Tesla is launching a 360-degree surveillance system to some cars today, but for now it feels like more of a hack than a real feature.
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LG's trio of mid-tier smartphones, Q60, K50 and K40 revealed ahead of MWC 2019

LG's trio of mid-tier smartphones, Q60, K50 and K40 revealed ahead of MWC 2019

LG has decided to steal the show this year and introduce its new mid-range smartphone lineup before the start of the Mobile World Congress 2019 trade fair. On top of that, the... Read more ...

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Samsung Galaxy S10e pre-orders: what should you expect to pay in Australia?

While it's not long now before all is revealed about the new Samsung Galaxy S10 range, we can't help but speculate on the exciting, first-time addition of a budget option in... Read more ...

Apple shares new iPhone how-to videos covering Live Photos, Depth Control...

Apple shares new iPhone how-to videos covering Live Photos, Depth Control, and more

Apple this evening has uploaded four new iPhone how-to videos on its YouTube channel. These videos cover choosing a Key Photo in Live Photos, Depth Control, searching in the... Read more ...

What's new in iOS 12.2 beta 3 - changes and features

What's new in iOS 12.2 beta 3 - changes and features

The third developer beta for iOS 12.2 was released earlier today , and includes new changes like and updated Apple TV remote, rearranged About page in the Settings app, minor... Read more ...

MiniWiki Brings Wikipedia to Apple Watch

MiniWiki Brings Wikipedia to Apple Watch

Australian developer Will Bishop is back again with another great app for Apple Watch. In 2018, two of his apps - Chirp for Twitter and Nano for Reddit - made our list of the... Read more ...