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* Say hello to Android 9 Pie >>
* SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 will refly in less than 24 hours in 2019 >>

* ‘Dota 2’ veterans steamrolled by AI team in exhibition match >>
* Radio jammers saved Venezuela’s president from deadly drone attack >>

* Lab will recreate the conditions on Venus >>
* Horrors of the Hiroshima bombing recreated using virtual reality >>
* Concrete blocks that store renewable energy could be used to build and power the houses of future >>

* Elon Musk says Tesla is making a mini-car that can fit an adult >>
* Fully autonomous A.I. and robot empowered bartending unit. >>
* AI vs. God: Who Stays and Who Leaves? >>
* The Power User Curve: The Best Way to Understand Your Most Engaged Users >>

* Facebook has been talking to banks about putting financial data into Messenger, and people are freaking out >>
* Self-supervised learning gets us closer to autonomous learning >>
* Augmenting the Org for DevOps >>

* Training AI Models on Kubernetes >>
* What Developers Need to Know About AI >>
* Apple May Prove Powerful Enough to Get the U.S. Its First Hyperloop >>

* Android 9 Pie: Powered by AI for a smarter, simpler experience that adapts to you >>
* Android 9 Pie: Improving productivity, security, and digital wellbeing for the enterprise >>

* AMD’s wild 32-core Ryzen Threadripper chip goes on sale >>
* How New Technologies Could Transform Africa’s Health Care System >>
* 5 Things to Do When You Feel Overwhelmed by Your Workload >>

* New smart mirror creates a 3D model of your naked body to help track your fitness and record how your figure changes over time >>
* Anti-cancer drug puts tumor cells to ‘sleep’ >>
* NASA’s new mission: ‘Touch’ the sun >>

* Digital builds: The technology taking construction to the next level >>
* Researchers find potential key to unlocking the immune system in pancreatic cancer >>
* Someone Just Used a Drone to Try to Assassinate a World Leader >>

* Bizarre Rogue ‘Planet’ with Incredible Auroras Puzzles Scientists >>
* NASA Created a Rare, Exotic State of Matter in Space >>
* Physicists Tied Laser Beams into Knots >>

* Mergers and takeovers in the tech and telco sector increased 107 per cent in the first half of 2018 >>
* MoviePass backtracks on plan for 50% price hike just days after announcing it >>

* Landspace of China to Launch First Rocket in Late 2018 >>
* NASA Astronauts will wear the lighter SpaceX and Boeing launch spacesuits in 2019 >>

* Microsoft rejoins Disney’s Movies Anywhere >>
* Facebook’s revamped Pages help you find local businesses >>
* A Generation Grows Up in China Without Google, Facebook or Twitter >>

* Quantum Computing Will Create Jobs. But Which Ones? >>
* Transforming the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command, with thanks to MIT >>
* China solicits int’l cooperation experiments on space station >>

* China launches exascale supercomputer prototype >>
* Cramming Software With Thousands of Fake Bugs Could Make It More Secure, Researchers Say >>

* Russia is weak and has a rapidly aging and shrinking population >>
* New Plasmonic Antenna Shines a Light on Terahertz Processors >>
* Emergence Collective | the Future of Money >>

* The Foundry at the Heart of DARPA’s Plan to Let Old Fabs Beat New Ones >>
* How to Optimize the Scalability & Performance of a Multi-Core Operating System >>

* People with strong self-control experience less intense bodily states like hunger and fatigue >>
* Researchers in Japan are developing a brain-controlled robotic arm >>
* Robots Can Already Manipulate Our Emotions >>

* Four short links: 6 August 2018 >>
* Mixed-gene French grapes may lead to cheaper, safer wine >>
* Security Researchers Express Concerns Over Mozilla’s New DNS Resolution For Firefox >>

* Cell-sized robots can sense their environment >>
* Why Does Ebola Keep Showing Up in the Democratic Republic of the Congo? >>

* Supermoons, meteors and other cool space stuff >>
* Google Faces Hurdles in China Beyond Censorship >>

* ‘Fortnite’ for Android may launch on Samsung’s app store >>
* What is the Home of the Future anyway? >>
* How Companies Use Machine Learning >>

* Later this year, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch its biggest batch of satellites yet >>
* Why Uber will win the scooter wars >>
* Watch all of Recode’s interviews from Code 2018 >>

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