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* Students demonstrate “calculated imagination” in robot competition >>
* Intel’s Loihi roadmap calls for its brain chips to be as ‘smart’ as a mouse by 2019 >>
* How Human Detectives Catch AI Thieves >>

* Google Wifi’s Network Check now tests multiple device connections >>
* YouTube is working on an incognito mode for its Android app >>
* Amazon will open checkout-free stores in Chicago and San Francisco >>

* Laser-Powered Robot Insect Achieves Lift Off >>
* Making Radio Chips for Hell >>
* Self-cleaning airplane seats could soon become a reality >>

* Google’s new cloud storage plans could be the start of something way bigger >>
* Google’s AI is learning to navigate like humans >>
* We’ve found it! A cloud-and-AI angle on the royal wedding >>

* Chinese Scientists Develop Photonic Quantum Analog Computing Chip >>
* That time we towed a plane with a Tesla >>

* Kubernetes and containers for enterprise developers >>
* Hey cool, you went serverless. Now you just have to worry about all those stale functions >>
* Google Compute Engine now offers VMs with up to 3844GB of memory >>
* How to Make Sure Agile Teams Can Work Together >>

* A new synthetic molecule may solve a paradox about life’s origin >>
* A robot is teaching itself to dress hospital patients >>
* Scientists unveil tool that can predict the color of your eyes, hair, and skin using DNA alone >>

* Cryptobeer vending machine promises blockchain-enabled benders >>
* Google’s New Google One Cloud Storage Service Looks Like A Winner >>
* Radar Scans Detail North Korean Nukes >>
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* Microsoft’s Surface Hub 2 is a Teams-powered giant tablet that creates its own video wall >>
* Fingerprint Analysis Could Finally Get Scientific, Thanks to a New Tool >>
* Meet Amelia, IPSoft’s Strikingly Human-Seeming AI: What She Means For Customer Support And Society >>

* Vodafone boss Vittorio Colao bows out after 10 years at helm >>
* Microsoft’s huge digital whiteboard is getting some impressive new features >>
* New research shows multiverse with aliens could exist >>

* Can’t Afford a Sex Robot? New VR Games Are Next Best Thing >>
* Astronomy’s next big discovery is probably hiding in piles of old data >>
* How to get the most space in your cloud storage—without paying to upgrade >>

* Waymo Filings Give New Details on Its Driverless Taxis >>
* This school proves that universities can be bigger and better >>
* Silicon Valley Forum | Seeds of Our Future: Agtech + the Connected World >>

* Google launches Google One cloud storage plans, offers 2TB for $10/month >>
* Economy, Sustainable Development + Energy International Conference >>

* Elon Musk reportedly told Tesla employees the company will likely make over 500 Model 3s per day this week >>
* Falling mini-moons may have created Earth’s first continents >>
* Number of billionaires worldwide surged to 2,754 in 2017 >>

* A Pioneering NASA Satellite Just Fell to Earth After 2 Decades in Space >>
* China Preparing to Launch Chang’e-4 Relay Satellite May 21 >>
* Elon Musk Says SpaceX Will Reuse a Rocket Within 24 Hours in 2019 >>

* Blue Origin: Quiet Plans for Spaceships >>
* Our Strange Universe –“We Need a New Law of Physics to Explain Its Paltry Amount of Dark Energy” >>
* This Newfound X-Ray Pulsar Is Orbiting Its Partner at Record Speed >>

* Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus now support ARCore >>
* Amazon Sumerian, a platform for building AR, VR and 3D apps, is now open to all >>
* Watch this Chinese vlogger transform into “Mona Lisa” before your very eyes >>

* Police mishandling digital evidence, forensic experts warn >>
* Here maps helps the Mercedes S560 tackle sharp corners >>
* Mini tractor beams help arrange artificial cells into tissue structures >>
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* Is there a scientific law stating that inequality is a fact of the universe? >>
* We’ve lost track of more than 900 near-Earth asteroids >>

* All-you-can-eat pizza festival apologises for lack of pizza >>
* Speed Camera Issues Ticket For 400MPH Over The Limit >>
* DirecTV Now’s revamped apps open up access to cloud DVR >>
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* This croco-dolphin has it all >>
* BrainQ raises $5.3M to treat neurological disorders with the help of AI >>
* FileMaker 17 launches with a renewed focus on the basics >>

* Don’t let new ‘Efail’ vulnerability put your encrypted mail at risk >>
* PODCAST: A Roundup Of The Best Career Advice For New Grads (And Anyone Making A Transition) >>
* AI4ALL: AI will change the world, but who will change AI? >>

* Canal+ gives up on its cable box, switches to Apple TV >>
* Scientists Spot Universe’s Fastest-Growing Black Hole >>
* NASA finds best evidence yet of a water vapor plume on Europa >>

* Waymo tells law enforcement what to do in case of emergency >>
* SteamVR Input beta test helps controllers adapt to any VR game >>
* Running fast.ai notebooks with Amazon SageMaker >>

* Listen: Gigantic telescope to hunt for universe’s birth >>
* One third of working aged men could have their jobs stolen by ROBOTS >>
* The tides are getting stronger thanks to the shifting continents >>

* Who Are You Calling Normal? >>
* We may finally be able to beat the common cold with a new drug >>
* Will NASA Go Nuclear to Return to the Moon? >>

* Scientists discover the origin of the amphibian ‘apocalypse’ that’s killing hundreds of species >>
* Electrolux made the best washing machine even better >>
* Can AI pick the perfect fantasy football team? >>

* Solo: A Star Wars Story — our spoiler-free review >>
* Here’s what China is doing to boost its artificial intelligence capabilities >>

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