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* 360 Video: Go on a Mission With Zipline’s Delivery Drones >>
* Chinese spies may have fed stolen NSA tools to Wannacry creators >>
* US bets on different mobile airwaves from rest of world and that might cost it 5G race >>

* Astronauts may have vision problems because of liquid in their brains >>
* First ‘deepfake’ AI that can replicate people moving creates footage of crowds indistinguishable from the real thing >>

* Google I/O ’19 >>
* Google I/O 2019 Festival Livestream >>
* I/O 2019 >>
* Google I/O 2019 Liveblog: All The News As It Happens >>
* Just The Good Stuff From Today’s Google I/O Keynote >>
* The 8 biggest announcements from the Google I/O 2019 keynote >>
* Google I/O: Cheaper Pixels, Android Q, smartphone addiction tools, Nest Hub Max >>
* Google Lens gets more powerful, will make tipping and translating a breeze >>
* Google Lens can translate foreign language text in photos and read it back to you >>
* Google smart city with robotic bin collection, snow-melting sidewalks and self-driving taxis is facing fierce opposition >>
* Google announces more affordable Pixel 3a and 3a XL, starting at $399 >>
* Pixel 3a: the helpful (and more affordable) phone by Google >>
* Next-gen Google Assistant is crazy fast >>
* Incognito mode comes to Google Maps >>
* Google’s Nest Hub Max is an Echo Show killer with facial recognition >>
* Google is bringing AI assistant Duplex to the web >>
* Google Maps augmented reality directions are here (and actually useful) >>
* Google Assistant gets driving mode >>
* How AI can improve products for people with impaired speech >>
* Bringing you the next-generation Google Assistant >>
* Google’s head of hardware is betting big on ambient computing >>
* Android Q: An Exclusive First Look At Dark Mode, Better Gestures, And An Impressive New Accessibility Feature >>
* A time-lapse camera mode is coming to all Google Pixel phones >>
* Google is adding augmented reality to search >>
* Google Assistant can tell apps to order food or track your run >>
* Google Pixel Phones Get AR Maps First >>
* Google’s next-gen Assistant is 10x faster and knows where your mom lives >>

* Microsoft’s Satya Nadella Throws the Doors Open Ahead of Build >>
* Microsoft’s intelligent, context-aware search boxes are coming to all of its apps and services >>
* Microsoft launches ‘Fluid Framework’ to transform the traditional Office document >>
* Microsoft is getting serious about this holographic meetings thing >>
* Meet Microsoft’s new Visual Studio Online >>
* Windows 10 will get a built-in Linux kernel this summer >>

* Hayabusa1’s Samples of Itokawa Turned up Water That’s Very Similar to Earth’s Oceans >>
* Monster Cyclone Fani Over India Looked Fearsome from Space >>

* Floating cities and air-cleaning towers rise up in eVolo’s 2019 Skyscraper Competition >>
* Amazing $1 Microcontroller A new series >>
* Managers: Are You Prepared to Handle Religion in the Workplace? >>

* Rejuvenate Bio Has Started Offering Gene Therapy for Dogs >>
* These Robotic Objects Are Designed to Be Stabbed and Beaten to Help You Feel Better >>
* Evidence for an Early Neutron Star Merger Near the Solar System >>

* High-tech AI security system that detects weapons to be installed at Christchurch’s Al Noor Mosque >>
* HBO edited that coffee cup out of ‘Game of Thrones’ >>
* Amazon’s Alexa app for Windows now listens for wake words, just like an Echo Dot >>

* First Multisensory Vr Mask To Bring Smell, Mist, Vibrations Into The Picture! >>
* Do things get better? >>
* US tech major Oracle said to begin mass lay-offs in China as part of global move to cloud services >>

* Amazon Go store that accepts cash opening in New York City >>
* Virtual reality headsets successfully reduced anxiety for women during both childbirth and abortions, studies >>
* Serverless monitoring startup Epsagon expands to cover broader microservices >>

* DeepGlint: the Chinese AI firm that helped police catch a criminal who had been on the run for 20 years >>
* These Robot “Bees” Will Help Out Astronauts >>
* Navy’s Giant New Robot Sub Will Prowl Ocean For Months Autonomously >>

* 1 Million Animal And Plant Species Are At Risk Of Extinction, U.N. Report Says >>
* That Weird, Aurora-Like Phenomenon Called STEVE Finally Has an Explanation >>
* 3D-printed vascular networks pave way for artificial organs >>

* Scientists create DNA robots that eat and EVOLVE ‘blurring line’ between life and machine >>
* A small YouTube design change could drastically cut its CO2 emissions >>
* MIT finds smaller neural networks that are easier to train >>

* Alexa-Compatible Roomba to the Family For Just $230, Today Only >>
* Alexa has been eavesdropping on you this whole time >>
* How to staff the hybrid cloud >>

* A new approach to targeting tumors and tracking their spread >>
* 737 MAX warning fiasco; Engineers knew of problem in 2017. Management didn’t until after fatal crash >>

* AI in Dev Tools, Reproducibility, Computing Space, and Social Media and Free Speech >>
* AMD and Cray are building the ‘world’s most powerful supercomputer’ >>
* Track for Beijing 2022 Chongli railway almost complete >>

* Facebook Contractors Categorize Your Private Posts To Train AI >>
* This software developer is using AI to imagine a more natural, car-free world >>
* China develops unique heat-resistant material for hypersonic aircraft >>

* Samsung’s fast, spacious 512GB Evo Select microSD card gets a gargantuan 50% discount >>
* SanDisk 1TB Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card review: It’s big, fast and pricey >>
* New study shows human development is destroying the planet at an unprecedented rate >>

* Ep. 529: Astronomy of the Andes – Then and Now Pt. 1 >>
* A Fake Asteroid Headed to Earth Can Really Make You Think >>
* Killer Asteroid Flattens New York City in NASA Simulation Exercise >>

* IBM Project Debater Visits the UN >>
* Amazon Can Already Ship To 72 Percent of US Population Within a Day, Map Shows >>
* Alexa takes hands-free voice commands on Windows 10 PCs >>

* Mediaops episode 004 >>
* How to Uplevel Your Pipeline with Release Orchestration and Deployment Automation >>
* Securing Container Based Applications at the Speed of DevOps >>

* Facebook F8 2019—Thoughts, Learnings, and Predictions >>
* Rockstar Employees Are Late to Work >>

* SpaceX Dragon Delivers NASA Cargo to Space Station >>
* Avengers: Endgame Is Gunning for Avatar’s Box Office Record >>
* Avatar sequels delayed yet again, Avatar 2 pushed another year to December 2021 >>

* Disney’s next batch of ‘Star Wars’ movies starts in 2022 >>
* George Lucas Worked on the Rise of Skywalker Story >>
* This Modern Trailer For ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ Will Make You Want To See It Again >>

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