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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 27 July 2019

* SpaceX’s new test rocket briefly hovers during first free flight; Finally, some air! >>
* Meet Aquanaut, the Underwater Transformer >>
* SpaceX Has Successful Launch to Space Station and Another Good Landing >>

* This charging system may change the way drones fly forever >>
* SpaceX Switching to Thin Tile Heat Shield Instead of Active Cooling >>
* Neil Armstrong Died After Heart Surgery. That May Have Been Avoidable. >>

* Tesla Planning for a Terawatt Hour of Batteries Each Year >>
* Not All Is Broken: Notes from Session 6 of TEDSummit 2019 >>
* This flying motorcycle will make your action movie dreams come true >>

* Apple Spends $1 Billion to Take Control of Its 5G Destiny >>
* Airbus A350 Software Bug Forces Airlines To Turn Planes Off and On Every 149 Hours >>
* Are Companies About to Have a Gen X Retention Problem? >>

* Google is giving away 100,000 Home Minis to people living with paralysis >>
* Using AI and Film to Track Tear Gas Use Against Civilians >>
* Why You Should Stop Trying to Be Happy at Work >>

* Public cloud winners take all; CIOs plan big increases in cloud spending in coming year >>
* Google Cloud’s run rate is now over $8B >>
* Google plans to triple the size of its salesforce >>

* Machine Learning That’s Light Enough for an Arduino >>
* Google Images Now Lets You Swipe Up To Open a Search Result >>
* Buried Power Lines Make Memory Faster >>

* France Is Making Space-Based Anti-Satellite Laser Weapons >>
* Disinformation, Election Meddling, Quantum Supremacy, and International Pineapple Day >>
* Ford-owned Spin is bringing a tougher electric scooter to dozens of cities >>

* Ford, Honda and others agree to California’s voluntary emission rules >>
* For individuals with paralysis, Google Nest gives help at home >>
* Elon Musk’s Boring Co. raises $120 million in outside funding >>

* Video Friday: A Two-Armed Robot That Balances on a Ball >>
* What the Media Missed About Elon Musk’s $150 Million Augmented Brain Project >>
* City-obliterating asteroid screamed past Earth – and boffins only clocked it just 26 hours beforehand >>

* Amazon Requires Police To Shill Surveillance Cameras in Secret Agreement >>
* Android Enterprise earns key security certifications >>
* Discord now lets you group chat servers into folders >>

* Tesla Meets Spacex Meets Back To The Future! >>
* See the Moon Like the Apollo Astronauts with These Epic Panoramic Photos >>
* NASA Will Perform a Key ‘Green Run’ Test of Its SLS Megarocket After All >>

* NASA Taps Northrop Grumman to Build Lunar Gateway Habitation Module >>
* Mysteries of the Moon: What We Still Don’t Know After Apollo >>
* Marsquakes Come in Multiple Flavors. Here’s What We Know (Video) >>

* New Uses of Stem Cells and 3-D Printing Could Make Baldness Obsolete (For the Wealthy) >>
* How Blockchain Will Change Construction >>
* IBM Research AI at ACL 2019 >>

* Ride-hailing goes global >>
* Scientists Can Finally Build Feedback Circuits in Cells >>
* Seeking new physics, scientists borrow from social networks >>

* This Robo-Van Startup Will Handle Walmart’s ‘Middle Mile’ >>
* You Just Lost Your Temper at Work. Now What? >>
* AI experts from top universities SLAM ‘predictive policing’ tools >>

* Does Technology Spell Doom for Close Relationships? >>
* Alarming Sonar Results Show Glaciers May Be Melting Faster Than We Expected >>
* New monkey species found in Amazon area threatened by deforestation >>

* Amazon plans to deliver on promise of even faster shipping, calling it a success >>
* Nike’s new responsive Joyride sneakers feel like ‘running on bubbles’ >>
* Tesla starts rolling out Chess to ‘Tesla Arcade’ in-car gaming app >>

* How parking app SpotHero is preparing for an era of driverless cars >>
* First CRISPR Study Inside The Body To Start In US >>
* Juniper Networks struggles with service providers as US-China trade war continues to suck >>

* Scientists look to synthetic biology and 3-D printing for life support in space >>
* GitHub Starts Blocking Developers In Countries Facing US Trade Sanctions >>
* Standalone Cortana app available to Windows Insiders >>

* Camera mounted to Falcon 9 booster recorded this spectacular view of the rocket coming back to Cape Canavera >>
* Could rat brains hold the secret to giving cars, robots better navigational skills? >>
* Chinese Scientists Say They’ve Found a Safer Alternative to CRISPR >>

* Introducing Singularity University Radio: The Home for SU Podcasts >>
* Declining bus ridership Improving the efficiency of transit networks >>
* A new autonomous delivery vehicle is designed to operate like a bicycle >>

* 4 Mars Missions Are One Year Away from Launching to the Red Planet in July 2020 >>
* In a Lab Accident, Scientists Create the First-Ever Permanently Magnetic Liquid >>
* Machine learning for all developers with edX and Amazon SageMaker >>

* Jacinda Ardern accused by Māori of ‘lacking leadership’ in land dispute >>
* Vodafone to sell off 60,000 mobile masts for €20bn >>
* Brain-controlled VR lightshows could lull you to sleep >>

* A Solar Sail in Space: See the Awesome Views from LightSail 2 >>
* Chinese iSpace Achieves Orbit with Historic Private Sector Launch >>
* T-Mobile and Sprint merger approved by Justice Department >>

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