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Inside NASA’s epic first mission to the last planet

They called it the “first mission to the last planet.” In 2006, a 224-foot-tall rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Fla., carrying a tiny, thousand-pound probe named New Horizons. Its mission: to wing its way across billions of miles of cold, dark space for a rendezvous with the solar system’s most distant planet, Pluto. The undertaking would finally close a […]

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The Biggest News at Google I/O: Google Wants to Augment Everything

Google shared a lot of news at its Google I/O developer conference this week, ranging from a new version of Android that emphasizes digital wellbeing and new Android TV devices to a relaunch of Google News and artificial intelligence passing as humans in phone conversations. But the biggest story of the event was Google’s advances in the field of computer vision […]

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Samsung Series 9 QLED TV (2018) review: better, but still not the best

Samsung's flagship Series 9 QLED (also known as the Q9F), has many premium features to justify the $7000–$10,500 price tag. Yet while it may be the best television for gamers and sports fans, serious film buffs have better options available. Samsung's 2018 QLED panels are a marked improvement over last year's displays. The 4K image pops off the screen, with […]

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Google’s new AI will tell you you’re talking to a robot

The brand new Google Assistant feature that lets you make appointments and reservations via voice calls without actually making the call yourself, Google Duplex, was met with mixed reactions. Demoed at I/O 2018 earlier this week, Duplex is a fantastic piece of technology if it works just as Google wants. The Assistant sounds more human than ever, which is an […]

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Google Announces New Android TV Developer Device ADT-2

Google has built a new Android TV device solely for developers, the Android TV team announced during a session at the company’s Google I/O developer conference in Mountain View, Calif. Tuesday. ADT-2, as the new device is being called, is a full-fledged Android TV streaming device that’s about the size of a Chromecast streaming adapter. It supports 4K video streaming […]

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Hackers can use white noise to break into your Alexa

You know how only dogs can hear a dog whistle? Well, it turns out that there are certain types of white noise that only devices like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri can hear — and experts think hackers know how to use them. This month, researchers have demonstrated the ability to send instructions to smart devices that are undetectable to […]

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‘Dancing’ robots create cars in amazing insight into factory process

Seat has given a glimpse into the fascinating role its ‘dancing’ robots play to ensure a new car body is manufactured to precision every 68 seconds. The Spanish car giant employs more than 7,000 members of staff at its Martorell production facility near Barcelona. But at the centre of the state-of-the-art factory are 2,000 robots which harmoniously assemble the bodywork […]

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