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* Tech in 2019: 5G, AI, 8K – the year ahead looks like an alphabet soup of progress >>
* 2019 Preview: We will see the first ever picture of a black hole >>
* Living tissue ‘printed’ in space for the first time >>

* Will the Rotating Detonation Engines Enable Hypersonic Planes? >>
* SpaceX Starship Will Probably Reach Orbit in 2020 >>
* E-scooter apocalypse: Tech predictions for 2019 >>

* 2018 is the year AI got its eyes >>
* Elon Musk Tweet Hints AI Could Be the First ‘Resident’ of Mars >>
* Google Helps AI Learn To Book Flights on the Web >>

* China’s express delivery volume reaches 50 billion parcels >>

* Something Twice the Size of Earth Slammed into Uranus and Knocked it Over on its Side >>
* Wearable sensor can detect imminent opioid overdose >>
* ‘The Language of Capitalism Isn’t Just Annoying, It’s Dangerous’ >>

* Machine Learning May Predict How Well You’ll Age >>
* China Gets Critical Engine Technology and in Exchange Will Fix Russian Ships >>
* How not to do Fast.ai (or any ML MOOC) >>

* How the Artificial-Intelligence Program AlphaZero Mastered Its Games >>
* Machine Dreams – Dreaming Machines >>
* Preview: Gravitational waves will be discovered every few weeks >>

* Samsung’s 2019 TVs can remotely access your PC >>
* The most eye-catching science and tech news stories of 2018 >>
* Chinese schools are using ‘smart uniforms’ to track their students’ locations >>

* Tiny Computers Could Transform Our Lives >>
* Tech isn’t coming to save us >>
* Tesla expands employee testing of its upgraded Autopilot hardware >>

* Drones Used to Find Toy-Like “Butterfly” Land Mines >>
* Sears, the 125-Year-Old Iconic Retailer, Has 24 Hours To Survive >>
* ATT’s first 5G speed tests look uninspiring >>

* Venture capital, global expansion, blockchain and drones characterize African tech in 2018 >>
* Elon Musk argues comments on Twitter are protected speech in request to dismiss ‘pedo guy’ lawsuit >>
* How Google took on China—and lost >>

* Porsche’s most premium EV will cost over $130,000 >>
* Apache NetBeans 10.0 Now Available >>
* Hybrid Rice Engineered With CRISPR Can Clone Its Seeds >>

* Genetic Mutations Could Wipe Out Eastern Lowland Gorillas >>
* Google Will Launch the Pixel 3 and 3 XL ‘Lite’ on Verizon in Spring 2019, Report Says >>
* Tesla today announced two new people to sit as independent members of its board: Larry Ellison and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson. >>

* Singularity Hub’s Top Articles of the Year >>

* 5G will be great, but you are probably going to need a new phone >>
* Your data was probably stolen in cyberattack in 2018 – and you should care >>
* Who’s Hiring and Who’s Firing: A Flood of Tech Jobs Expands Beyond the U.S. West Coast >>

* How AI and tidy Kiwis are cleaning up our beaches >>
* North Korean Defectors’ Personal Data Was Stolen by Hackers, South Says >>
* To Pursue The Science Of Happiness, Try These 14 Tips >>

* Use AWS Machine Learning to Analyze Customer Calls from Contact Centers >>
* Mark Zuckerberg pats himself on the back for a job well done >>
* Trump threatens to seal off US-Mexico border ‘entirely’ >>

* How Donald Trump Inadvertently Made Subtweeting Great >>
* This has been the year of the woeful world leader >>
* Neural Network Tutorial >>

* Any.do made a smart grocery list that suggests what to buy >>
* The Verge 2018 tech report card: Microsoft >>
* 911 emergency services go down across the US after CenturyLink outage >>

* 20 years from now, retail stores will have ‘cold zones’ to put winter jackets to the test and facial scanners that recognise customers as they walk in >>
* New Theory: The Universe Is A Bubble, Inflated By Dark Energy >>
* Human Genetic Engineering AP-NORC Poll >>

* Space Ops 101 An introduction to Spacecraft Operations >>
* To all Data Scientists – The one Graph Algorithm you need to know >>
* Bowler Is Going To Have Bragging Rights For The Foreseeable Future >>

* China Will Still Go Massively Nuclear but Don’t Want Western Reactor Technology >>
* SpaceX Will Launch Israeli Lunar Lander February, 2019 >>
* All the reasons 2018 was a breakout year for DNA data >>

* So, you got an IoT device for the holidays >>
* 10 top AWS resources on O’Reilly’s online learning platform >>
* 29 top tech CEOs of 2018, according to employees >>

* Sears chairmansubmits $4.4 billion bid in hopes of rescuing from imminent death >>
* High-tech seen as key to industrial upgrade >>
* Third C919 jet makes maiden test flight >>

* Splendid scientific and technological achievements materialized in 2018 >>
* Astronomy Cast Ep. 510: 2018 – Year in Review >>

* The Verge 2018 tech report card: Tesla >>
* The Verge 2018 tech report card: SpaceX >>
* The Verge 2018 tech report card: Uber >>

* VW Solves Quantum Chemistry Problems on a D-Wave Machine >>
* 2018 in Space Photos: Penguins, Selfies on Mars, and More >>
* The Year in Robots, From Boston Dynamics to (RIP) Baxter >>

* Top 10 Tools Every Software Tester Must Try >>
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* The Beginner’s Guide to AI >>

* 2019 Predictions on Technology and Mergers and Acquisitions >>
* China ramps up global coverage for domestic Beidou satellite navigation system as rival to GPS >>

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