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Uber joins Nasa to put flying taxis on the air in 2020

The Uber flying taxis project is nothing new – so much so that the company already has a partnership with Embraer in Brazil to bring this technology here in the future even a little distant. Meanwhile, the company announced more information about the project on Wednesday, 8. The main novelty ...

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Intel announces new processors with AMD graphics chips

Intel has partnered with architects AMD for a new line of notebook processors. Announced on Monday, the new eighth-generation Core H chips are expected to deliver graphical performance and processing speed in a single integrated module. The novelty should allow the creation of notebooks more compact and able to play ...

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Ford uses ‘butt’ robot to test the durability of car seats

Robots are gaining space in the most different, and even strange, activities. In a video posted on YouTube, Ford demonstrated a machine made specifically to test the durability of the car’s seats. The device is also able to check the comfort of the armchair, replacing the human workforce. Dubbed “Robutt,” ...

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IBM creates unprocessed computer that works up to 200 times faster

IBM recently announced that it has created an “in-memory” computing system. This system allows computers to perform various tasks, such as running machine learning algorithms and finding correlations between different databases, up to 200 times faster and more energy efficient than current video cards, for example. To develop this system, ...

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Robot checks stock and helps replenish shelf

Walmart is deploying robots in its stores so they can scan the shelves and help replenish the shelves and save staff time when the products run out. As reported by Reuters, the technology is being used in more than 50 stores in the United States. The robots, which measure about ...

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Sony to launch robot dog next month

Sony is getting ready to launch a robot dog next month. As reported in The Wall Street Journal, the device resembles Aibo – a robotic dog developed by the company in the past. Compared to Aibo, which was discontinued in 2006, the new robot must have smoother movements and quick ...

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Emissora will use artificial intelligence to set up its programming grid

The BBC announced yesterday a partnership of its research and development team with academics from several British universities who will conduct experiments mixing artificial intelligence and channel programming. The project is divided into four segments. The first aims to understand who is and what the BBC wants, while the second ...

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Apple should not release augmented reality glasses now, confirms Tim Cook

Apple fans waiting for the company’s revolutionary glasses will need patience. The CEO of the manufacturer, Tim Cook, has revealed that there are no plans to launch the augmented reality augmented reality (AR) accessories in the near future. Devices were being speculated for some time, especially after the launch of ...

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Ford CEO does not trust stand-alone cars

Ford CEO Jim Hackett still does not trust stand-alone cars, but believes that they will one day be safe. He recently rekindled a discussion of the relationship between autonomous and passenger cars: can you trust a machine to take us anywhere? Hackett does not see the stand-alone cars ready to ...

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System can transform Wi-Fi networks into GPS home

Origin Wireless has developed a system that can use Wi-Fi signals to accurately detect the position of people inside buildings. Called “Time Reversal Machine,” it can be embedded in any Wi-Fi network, and lets it detect the position of people within its coverage area with accuracy of up to one ...

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