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GM unveils first stand-alone car without steering wheel, gearbox or pedals

General Motors, one of the world’s largest automakers, announced on Friday its plans to enter the world of stand-alone cars. And the company plans to do this by betting on a vehicle without a steering wheel, gearbox or pedals. Autonomous cars have been tested a few years ago by several ...

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Microsoft artificial intelligence helps scientists in genetic editing

CRISPR is the name of a tool created to facilitate genetic editing treatments and has revolutionized the universe of science and medicine. Now, Microsoft also wants to contribute to the evolution of this technology. The company has created a tool called Elevation that serves to improve the accuracy with which ...

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Users complain that the iPhone X is pulling its hair

When you talk about problems with a new cell phone, the type of complaint that you expect is faulty batteries, problems with receiving the antenna, poor quality screens. What you do not expect is to see people complaining to the heaps that the handset is plucking hair and facials as ...

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Dell is Selling Gold Jewelry From Recycled Computers

Electronic devices have small amounts of precious metals, such as gold, silver, and platinum, and when a device goes unused, many of those metals end up going to waste. To address this issue, Dell has introduced a different recycling program. As Übergizmo reports, the company is selling jewelry made from ...

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Uber had ’emergency button’ that blocked PCs in case of police operation

The year 2017 was not good for Uber, with a series of cases that highlighted a toxic culture inside the company, in addition to the confession of a megawash of data that was muffled. Now with a new CEO, other controversial measures of the company are coming to light, starting ...

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Uber and Bell Helicopter Presents Electric Flying Taxi Prototype During CES

The helicopter manufacturer Bell Helicopter, in partnership with Uber, presented during CES 2018 parts of a prototype electric flying taxi. As The Verge reports, only the cabin of the vehicle is displayed to highlight the passenger experience. The company plans to release more information on power, engines and propulsion systems ...

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This is the world’s first mobile fingerprint sensor under the screen

In late 2017, Synaptics Inc. announced a fingerprint sensor that was capable of operating under the smartphone screen, eliminating the need to reserve space for the sensor in the device. The company promised that it would show a top-of-the-line cellphone with this technology during CES 2018 and, apparently, the promise ...

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Samsung confirms launch date of Galaxy S9

During CES 2018, Samsung confirmed the launch date of the Galaxy S9, its next top-of-the-line cell phone. According to Engadget, the company took advantage of a conference it held during the technology event in Las Vegas to announce that the device will be launched during the Mobile World Congress, the ...

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Company shows cell phone that turns drone

The company AEE Aviation Technology announced during CES 2018 a mobile phone cover with a different feature from all the others: the ability to fly. The hood, called AEE Selfly (blend of the words “selfie” and “fly”, is equipped with a Full HD camera and image stabilization technology. The product ...

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Samsung closes 2017 beating Intel as the world’s largest chip maker

Samsung consolidated its position as the largest chip maker on the planet, beating Intel for the first time in 26 years. The result was already projected since July, when the Korean also achieved the lead, but at the time, only in the consolidated quarterly. According to consultancy Gartner, the overshoot ...

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