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Fitbit: One explodes, data from another used to charge husband with wife's murder

A woman claimed her Flex 2 exploded and left her with second-degree burns. Police are using data from a murdered woman's Fitbit to disprove her husband's alibi and charge him with her murder.

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Sedric is Volkswagen's first autonomous car

Sedric is all-electric, fully autonomous, and operated by a voice-controlled AI agent.

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Startup claims 3D printers create metal parts faster, more cheaply

Two-year-old Desktop Metal today announced its first 3D printer products. They build objects using dozens of different alloys with a method similar to today’s thermoplastic-based machines, only faster and less expensively, the vendor...

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Oracle plans ‘startup organization’ focused on cloud computing, A.I. and VR

Oracle is hiring for a "new startup organization" inside its North America operation that will focus on key technology trends, including cloud computing, internet of things, artificial Intelligence, and augmented and virtual reality.

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Get 42% off The Grillbot Automatic Grill Cleaning Robot - Deal Alert

Grillbot is the first automated grill cleaning robot. Just sit back while it scrubs away in 10, 20 or 30 minute cleaning cycles. Grillbot has a rechargeable Lithium-ion battery, removable dishwasher-safe brushes, and works with...

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Self-driving cars now ‘way more’ inevitable with launch of Waymo’s first test fleet

Google's sister company Waymo is getting serious about real-world testing.

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Waymo's goal with its autonomous-driving, ride-hailing program

Alphabet's Waymo is now offering rides in its autonomous minivans to users in Phoenix. Here is what it hopes to find out.

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How NASA's A.I. moonshots idea could help your enterprise

Every few weeks, a group at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., meets to talk about how artificial intelligence can be used to make what might seem like crazy ideas a reality. This is the JPL's informal A.I....

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CEOs rate productivity 'very low' from emerging tech

CEOs and other senior enterprise managers rated four breakthrough technologies "very low" in terms of productivity improvement in the next five years, according to a Gartner survey.

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Researchers remotely kill the engine of a moving car by hacking vulnerable car dongle

Researchers exploited vulnerabilities in Bosch Drivelog Connect to remotely kill the engine of a moving car.

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OK, Google, let's put the new voice ID everywhere

Google Home now recognizes who you are when you talk to it. This technology is too powerful and useful to leave at Home.

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Researchers build a microprocessor from flexible materials

Researchers have built a primitive microprocessor out of a two-dimensional material similar to graphene, the flexible conductive wonder material that some believe will revolutionize the design and manufacture of batteries, sensors and...

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Blockchain used to power Brooklyn microgrid for solar energy re-sale

Siemens and a Brooklyn-based energy start-up have created a blockchain-based microgrid for residents of three neighborhoods to sell energy from rooftop solar panels to each other and the utility.

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Apple calls climate change 'undeniable,' Greenpeace says repairs matter too

Apple commits to building products with 100 percent recycled materials, but Greenpeace says repairs matter too

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DHS's ICS-CERT warns of BrickerBot: IoT malware that will brick vulnerable devices

ICS-CERT again warned to beware of BrickerBot, an IoT malware which will brick vulnerable devices.

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Blockchain: Overhyped buzzword or real-deal enterprise solution?

While blockchain technology may be a hotspot in data privacy, experts disagree about whether it’s a good fit for enterprises that have traditionally relied on centralized data control.

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Mingis on Tech: How IT can prep for robots and avoid big cloud gotchas

The one constant in tech is change. Here's how IT can get ready for the robotics revolution at work -- and avoid messing up a move to the cloud.

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Mingis on Tech: How IT can prep for robots and avoid cloud migration woes

Here's how IT can get ready for the coming robotics revolution at work -- and avoid messing up a big move to the cloud.

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