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* Google’s Pixel 4 ships October 24, starting at $799 >>
* Giant robots powered by AI are being trained to 3-D print rockets designed to take humans to space >>
* Agility Robotics Unveils Upgraded Digit Walking Robot >>

* OpenAI’s AI-powered robot learned how to solve a Rubik’s cube one-handed >>
* Solving Rubik’s Cube with a Robot Hand >>

* Flaw In Sudo Enables Non-Privileged Users To Run Commands As Root >>
* Fortnite returns with the launch of a new map for Chapter 2 >>
* Huge fire blankets can protect houses from destructive wildfires >>

* Gita, the cargo robot from the makers of Vespa, going on sale for $3,250 >>
* Remote-controlled scooters are coming, and Tortoise is (slowly) leading the charge >>
* Google’S Project Soli: The Tech Behind Pixel 4’S Motion Sense Radar >>

* Microsoft Wants To Use AI To Bleep Out Bad Words In Xbox Live Party Chat >>
* Scientists Develop Self-Playing Guitar String >>
* AMC is launching its own on-demand movie service >>

* Shooting drones out of the sky with Phasers >>
* 5G Mobile Networks: A Systems Approach >>
* Migration Complete – Amazon’s Consumer Business Just Turned off its Final Oracle Database >>

* Pixel 4 is here to help >>
* Google Pixel 4 and 4 XL hands-on: More cameras, more ambition >>
* Google Assistant has a new look on the Pixel 4 >>
* Google’s new voice recorder app transcribes in real time, even when offline >>
* Google shows Motion Sense gestures in action on the Pixel 4 >>
* Google’s Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL have built-in radar >>
* Google’s Pixel 4 packs 2X telephoto cameras >>
* Pixel 4 XL vs. the competition >>
* Pixel 4’s Recorder app can capture and transcribe simultaneously >>
* Here’s everything Google announced at the Pixel 4 event >>
* Up close with Google’s new Pixel 4 >>

* Google teases fully wireless Pixel Buds, arriving Spring 2020 >>
* The new true wireless Pixel Buds are always listening >>
* Google Nest Mini hands-on: Software tricks make up for its tiny size >>
* Google Pixelbook Go: The 5 major things you need to know >>
* Google is adding new Nest routines to further automate your home >>
* Google launches the $649 Pixelbook Go Chromebook >>
* Google’s cloud gaming service Stadia will launch on November 19th >>

* Microsoft starts inviting people to try Project xCloud >>
* Panasonic Aims to Revive Interest in Delivering Broadband Over Power Lines >>
* Eliud Kipchoge’s sub-2 hour marathon may herald even faster times >>

* Facebook Officially Launches Libra, Its Digital Currency >>
* Facebook’s Libra loses one more member as its council becomes official >>
* Libra claims 180 potential replacements for 7 mutineers >>

* Season 5, Episode 5: Atari (with Nolan Bushnell) >>
* Netflix is about to release its most important results in years >>
* Automotive Radar >>

* Hulu brings 4K content to the Xbox One >>
* Chemists bitten by Python scripts >>
* Deep learning nails correlation. Causation is another matter. >>

* New Superconducting Material Could Make Disruption Resistant Quantum Computers >>
* Watch As a Supernova Morphs and Its Speedy Shock Waves Reverse >>
* Labrador Systems Developing Affordable Assistive Robots for the Home >>

* Is AWS sponsoring Rust? Only a bit – and so is Microsoft Azure >>
* Machine learning isn’t effective at identifying fake news >>
* 3 Reasons It’s So Hard to “Follow Your Passion” >>

* Germany says it won’t ban Huawei or any 5G supplier up front >>
* A Guide to the Big Ideas and Debates in Corporate Governance >>
* 8 tips for founders trying to raise their first round of venture capital >>

* Ep. 542: Weird Issues: The Age of the Universe >>
* A Million People Watched ‘Fortnite’ Black Hole Ahead Of ‘Chapter 2’ >>
* Scientists Propose New Satellite Tech to Dodge Space Junk from Megaconstellations >>

* NSA Cybersec, Collaborative Natural Language Understanding, Ugly Language, and Lament for Computer Files >>
* Facebook Portal review (2019): A redesign doesn’t ease privacy fears >>
* Headless CMS company Strapi raises $4 million >>

* The Best RSS Readers And News Aggregation Apps >>
* Telstra chairman: If those darn kids can earn $5m playing Fortnite, why can’t execs? >>
* Amazon is now offering Prime customers free one-day shipping on items that cost as little as $1 >>

* Winds from black holes that PUSH gas out into the cosmos may come to stop dwarf galaxies making as many stars >>
* Porsche unveils Taycan 4S, a new $103,000 entry-level EV for 2020 >>
* Who needs an implanted microchip when there’s an app for that? >>

* Chains of atoms move at lightning speed inside metals >>
* Transportation Tracking >>
* Why deep-learning AIs are so easy to fool >>

* The Failure Generation >>
* Can Tech Make Us Mindful? >>
* AI to ‘fundamentally shift’ global balance of power >>

* The Mind-Bending World of Heuristic Emergence Might Mean We’re Artificial >>
* [Tutorial] Recognize Handwritten Numbers in Python without any ML-Library >>
* [Tutorial] Build a Gender Classifier for Live Webcam Stream using Tensorflow and OpenCV >>

* What Your Customers Really Think About Customer Service >>
* The Entire Fortnite Storyline You Didn’t Know Explained! >>
* Sudo Flaw Lets Linux Users Run Commands As Root Even When They’re Restricted >>

* With more US doors closing to China what are the supply chain options for its emerging AI champions? >>
* Mini Projector, Vamvo Ultra Mini Portable Projector >>
* Russian Gymnast Stomps A Triple Backflip Like It’s Nothing >>

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