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* Facebook is mapping the planet to create a foundation for its AR glasses >>
* All the new features coming to Alexa, including a new voice, frustration mode, and Samuel L. Jackson >>
* Facebook’s ambitions for the brain are coming into focus >>

* Oculus is launching hand tracking on Quest next year >>
* Heat Waves Happen In The Oceans, Too — And They’re Getting Worse >>
* Amazon adds Auto Delete for Alexa following privacy concerns >>

* Tilt Five: Holographic Tabletop Gaming >>
* Cleaning ImageNet, Thumbnails, Tracking Users, and AR Tabletop Gaming >>
* Social VR world ‘Facebook Horizon’ comes to Oculus in 2020 >>

* Facebook makes clear that posts by politicians can break ‘normal’ rules >>
* Facebook promises not to stop politicians’ lies & hate >>
* Google fights deepfakes by releasing 3,000 deepfakes >>

* Amazon’s Echo Frames put Alexa on your face >>
* Amazon’s Echo Buds sound good and are great at noise reduction >>
* Amazon is simplifying device setup with ‘Certified for Humans’ program >>

* China’s New Weapon: A Sonic Gun That Vibrates Your Brain >>
* Quantum sensing on a chip >>
* Drone flies into dust devil to learn how to cope with 12 mile high tornadoes on Mars >>

* Experimental diabetes drug may lower blood sugar and reduce obesity >>
* Giving nature human rights could be the best way to protect the planet >>

* China launches first home-made amphibious assault ship >>
* Cloudflare launches mobile vpn-again >>
* Goodbye, Motherboard. Hello, Silicon-Interconnect Fabric >>

* Oculus shows off its latest next-generation headset prototypes >>
* Amazon wants to put microphones into your rings and glasses >>
* Azure Logic Apps vs. Microsoft Flow >>

* OC6: Former Job Sim, MOR Devs Announce New VR/AR Studio absurd:joy >>
* A patent lawsuit against GNOME >>
* Inside the venture capital recruiting process >>

* Alibaba unveils new AI chip aimed at speeding up e-commerce and cloud computing tasks >>
* TechTalks With Tom Smith: How Machine Learning Has Changed Software Development >>
* How purpose-driven growth and a strong culture can beat the market >>

* Is Amazon Bank the Future of Banking? >>
* Australians are reporting cybercrime activities once every 10 minutes >>
* Five Reasons Why American Thinking is Obsolete >>

* Alexa will soon switch between languages for multilingual homes >>
* ‘Storm Area 51’ meme came to life and it was actually kind of beautiful >>
* Add eye tracking to your HTC Vive headset for $149 >>

* WeWork and Counterfeit Capitalism >>
* Is WeWork a Fraud? >>
* Israel to get state-of-art, missile-proof blood bank to meet growing demand >>

* Dangerous Asteroids May Be Lurking in Jupiter’s Shadow >>
* Quantum Computing Community Has Been Buzzing About Quantum Supremacy >>
* With Quantum SpeedUp Proven Will There Be Quantum Manhattan Projects? >>

* Spot, Boston Dynamics’ robot dog, is finally for sale >>
* Amazon Web Services joins Google in paying lip service to Microsoft’s .NET platform >>
* As Windows 10 lands on 900m devices, Microsoft shows us the shape of clunk to come (again) >>

* How does impeachment work? Let these cartoon explainers show you >>
* A Roundup Of Key Reactions To Trump’s Call With Ukraine’s President >>
* AI Forum sets out AI policy framework >>

* Alibaba unveils Hanguang 800, an AI inference chip it says significantly increases the speed of machine learning tasks >>
* Amazon Care is a new app-based health service for its employees >>
* Amazon Sidewalk aims to connect outdoor tech beyond your WiFi range >>

* Amazon launches high-end Echo Studio for $200 >>
* Amazon’s new Alexa-enabled smart oven doubles as an air fryer >>
* Amazon’s new Echo Dot has a built-in clock >>

* Blue Origin might not send humans to space until 2020 >>
* Android 10 Go edition improves speed and security for low-cost phones >>
* Apple TV update arrives with multi-user support and a new home screen >>

* Are You Developing Skills That Won’t Be Automated? >>
* DJI launches new industrial drones for agriculture and new services for industry customers >>
* MegaBots calls it quits, puts battle robots on eBay >>

* Microsoft launches its AI presentation coach for PowerPoint >>
* Project xCloud’s first public trial hits Android devices in October >>
* PlayStation State of Play Reveals ‘Last of Us 2’ and More! >>

* ‘Civilization VI’ arrives on PlayStation 4 November 22nd >>
* Hack with these APIs at the Disrupt SF 2019 Hackathon >>
* Hacker Takes Over Smart Home Devices, Plays ‘Vulgar’ Music in Couple’s House >>

* Ancient European megastructures may have been community centres >>
* Global Promises to Reduce CO2 Are Falling Short of 1.5-Degree-C Warming Goal >>
* NASA pushes ahead with its plan to build a $600million telescope to detect potentially devastating ‘city killer’ asteroids >>

* Plastic tea bags shed billions of microplastic particles into the cup >>
* You can finally play Mario Kart on your smartphone >>
* 600,000 Images Removed from AI Database After Art Project Exposes Racist Bias >>

* New video 2019 Undoing Aging conference: Mike West, on (iTR) for Age Reversal >>
* Scientists create sensors with traps for free radicals >>
* Machine learning finds new metamaterial designs for energy harvesting >>

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