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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 17 August 2017

* Tiny robots crawl through mouse’s stomach to heal ulcers >>
* This company claims to be selling a dog-walking drone >>
* Microsoft Research uses AI to help drones soar like eagles >>

* Fiat Chrysler joins Intel, BMW, and Mobileye’s project to create fully self-driving cars by 2021 >>
* Higher Minimum Wages Bring Automation and Job Losses, Study Suggests >>

* Meet a new food delivery robot, and find out how it works >>
* Messaging app Line adds livestreaming for group chats a month can buy you daily MoviePass. >>
* Scientists use magnetic fields to remotely stimulate brain—and control body movements >>

* Is it too good to be true? >>
* Hollywood in crisis? Summer box office projected to be the lowest since 2007 >>

* Microsoft’s autonomous gliders seek out thermal updrafts to stay aloft >>
* Amazon’s Alexa can now steer exoskeletons >>
* Can Artificial Intelligence Fly a Plane? >>

* New report predicts how we will live in 2050 >>
* We can program robots not to get all up in our personal space >>
* Defending 3D Printers From Hackers >>

* Researchers find ‘switch’ that turns on immune cells’ tumor-killing ability >>
* Banking a baby’s cord blood may save their life. Is it worth it? >>
* I paid £2000 to bank my son’s cord blood, but couldn’t use it >>

* Researchers create more efficient supercapacitor to power wearables >>
* This kayak transforms into a backpack >>
* The Docx Games: Three Days At The Microsoft Office World Championship >>

* Apple’s 60-inch OLED TV in secret testing laboratory >>
* There’s a lot of money up for grabs if you can land (softly) on the moon >>
* Cancer is way more likely to kill you if you rely on ‘natural’ therapies >>

* Ray Kurzweil reviews History of Neural Nets >>
* Current aquaculture tech could provide 100 times current seafood consumption >>
* Amazon’s private label business is booming thanks to device sales, expanded fashion lines >>

* China will use blockchain tech for tax collection and invoicing >>
* China will make commercial floating nuclear reactors and reactors for nuclear military ships >>
* Stem cells activated to make hair grow in mice >>

* HBO Leaks Game of Thrones Season 7 Episode 6 >>
* Put Your USB Battery Packs to Use This Winter With a Heated Base Layer >>
* Apple could guide you around your city using augmented reality >>

* T-Mobile boosts coverage with the first 600MHz LTE network >>
* Microsoft launches Azure Event Grid, a fully managed event routing service >>
* Is America Headed for a New Kind of Civil War? >>

* Andrew Ng is raising a $150M AI Fund >>
* Social virtual reality startup AltspaceVR may not be dead after all >>
* Intel’s second 10-nanometer chip architecture is Ice Lake >>

* Insects use their own poo to defend young from predators >>
* SpaceX Dragon cargo ship toting an ‘extra-large science load’ arrives to the space station >>
* Smarter robot vacuum cleaners for automated office cleaning >>

* Nasa will use X-ray techniques to discover the first microbes on Earth and on the red planet during 2020 mission >>
* Drone promises to walk your dog along a GPS route >>
* Tips for surviving the future >>

* Eliminating the Human >>
* Deadline for Google Lunar X Prize Moon Race Extended Through March 2018 >>
* Mars Sample Return: Scientists Debate How to Bring Red Planet Rocks to Earth >>

* How Solar Eclipses and Tides Proved the Earth Is Slowing Down >>
* How Eclipses Reveal Information About Alien Worlds, Light-Years Away >>
* Opportunity: Longest-Running Mars Rover >>

* Students Race Driverless Cars in Germany in Formula Student Competition >>
* Saving The Earth’s Ozone Layer Went Even Better Than Expected >>
* Tony Stark Would Approve Of This Wingsuit/Jet Pack Rig >>

* Just press ‘Go’: Here’s what Waymo wants to replace your car’s steering wheel with >>
* YouTube has an illegal TV streaming problem >>

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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 16 August 2017

* Quantum Internet Is 13 Years Away. Wait, What’s Quantum Internet? >>
* This blimp startup is taking on Google’s and Facebook’s flying internet projects >>
* MoviePass Now Offers Unlimited Movies in Theaters for $10 a Month >>

* Terahertz Waves Used To Send Wireless Data At A Blazing 50Gbps >>
* Bill Gates’ stake in Microsoft is now just 1.3 percent >>
* The Plan To Put A 3-d Printer With Robot Arms Into Orbit >>

* Spacex has another good launch and delivering supercomputer to ISS >>

* Google hires a legendary Apple engineer to tackle AI >>
* CRISPR-Cleaned Piglets Have Been Cloned for Organ Donation >>
* 3 mega-trends that will drive digital business into the next decade – Gartner >>

* UPS will use VR to train its student delivery drivers >>
* Intel discloses ‘Ice Lake,’ another 10nm chip beyond Cannon Lake >>
* Researchers clarify mystery about proposed battery material >>

* To Feed the World, Improve Photosynthesis >>
* How Much Would You Pay to Drive a Jumping Robot on the Moon? >>
* Sapcorda Plans Centimeter-Scale GPS for Europe >>

* Samsung’s latest portable SSD can handle RAW 4K video >>
* This Is How Intuit Used Tools Like Virtual Reality To Improve Its Hiring >>
* $2.9 Million Pizza-Bot Can Barely Make a Pizza >>

* Single-Molecule Transistors Get Reproducibility and Room-Temperature Operation >>

* Stream Sling TV on the web from the comforts of Chrome >>
* Kano’s latest DIY kit turns motion into code >>
* Google’s latest Daydream VR series puts you in Kendall Jenner’s closet >>

* Optimizing Shielding Technology by Utilizing Various Materials >>
* Eliminating the Human >>
* The Mars Colony of the Future Could Be Powered by This Advanced Microgrid >>

* 9-Year-Old Applies to Be NASA Planetary Protection Officer >>
* Unique Imaging Technology Reveals Evolutionary Tale of the T-Rex >>

* Future Exoplanet Discoveries May Be Tidally Locked, Facing Their Host Star >>
* Potentially Habitable, Tidally-locked Exoplanets May Be Very Common, Say New Study >>
* TRAPPIST-1: The Importance of Age >>

* Astronomers Use Bizarre Lensing System to Exquisitely Magnify Details of a Supermassive Black Hole >>
* Moviepass has $9.95 per month one movie per day in theater sucbscription >>
* 6 smart questions you’re probably forgetting to ask in a job interview >>

* NASA is about to find out if a supercomputer can survive a year in space >>
* Amazon Is Seeking $16 Billion Bond Sale For Whole Foods >>
* Google taught its AI to create the perfect COOKIE >>

* Amazon just unveiled an alternative to vending machines >>
* Scientists are testing out a device that could heal organs and brain injuries in seconds >>
* TV networks have yet to see benefits of fewer ads >>

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