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NuTonomy starts trials in Singapore of self-driving taxi service

NuTonomy is offering rides in its self-driving taxis to select residents of Singapore from Thursday, ahead of a commercial launch of the service in 2018.

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Mingis on Tech: Cars and autonomous driving don't always mix

As automakers move in the direction Tesla pioneered with autonomous driving, a question arises: Is this really a good thing? Senior Writer Lucas Mearian gets into gear with Executive News Editor Ken Mingis about what's going on.

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Mingis on Tech: Cars and autonomous driving don't always mix

As automakers follow the direction Tesla pioneered with autonomous driving, a question arises: Is this really a good thing? Senior Writer Lucas Mearian gets into gear with Executive News Editor Ken Mingis about what's going on.

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Stratasys unveils mega, robotic 3D printers to build large parts

Stratasys' unveiled two 3D printers for industrial uses, including a machine that builds objects sideways for limitless sizes and a printer on the end of a robotic arm, enabling never-before capable details and object strength.

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Tesla punches up speed and range with new battery pack

Car makers are always striving to go faster and farther, and that is exactly what Tesla has done with its new 100kWh battery pack, which allows the Model S to accelerate from 0-60 in only 2.5 seconds.

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AAA: Automatic braking system performance varies widely

AAA found that auto braking system response varied greatly among car models. Those designed to prevent accidents successfully avoided collisions in 60% of test scenarios.

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Researchers demo 3D-printed, shape-shifting objects

Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have created 3D-printable, bio-based "smart" materials that can change shape when heating with an electrical current or exposed to various ambient temperatures.

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Delphi, Mobileye partner to bring self-driving system to market by 2019

Delphi, a maker of software, sensors, cameras and radar for the auto industry, is partnering with real-time mapping provider Mobileye to build a fully autonomous driving module that automakers could install in their vehicles as soon...

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Nvidia's new Tegra chip can avoid trouble with the traffic police

Buying an autonomous car may be in your future, but make sure it has a capable chip installed so the vehicle doesn't get in trouble with the police.

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Tiny robots move like caterpillars, powered by light

The micro-robot is designed to move along flat surfaces, climb inclines, carry loads and squeeze through narrow openings.

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Side channel power, the new security front

Previously seen as a way to crack system security, power analysis has been enlisted as a new form of protection for information technology.

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Google Glass strikes back

Mocked and shunned by society for wearing Google's dorky face upgrade, Google Glass fans were right all along.

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Airbus to complete a self-driving, flying-car prototype next year

Citing the growth of urban congestion and traffic, Airbus sees an enormous opportunity to introduce autonomous flying vehicles that would be used as ride-sharing and ride-hailing services for "millions" of people.

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See the powerful megachips that will clash at Hot Chips

Raw horsepower is the name of the game at next week's Hot Chips show, where chip geeks will get their fill on the latest processors.

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Hyundai in talks with Google on developing self-driving cars

Hyundai's president confirmed his company may work with Google in developing an autonomous car because Google is not "as familiar with vehicles."

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Best Deals of the Week, August 15-19 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 15th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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Are your fragile packages safe? Ask Intel's tiny IoT chip

An IoT shipping label Intel demonstrated at IDF this week could report on shipping conditions in real time without needing a battery to stay powered.

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9 must-have 'smart' gadgets for your connected office

These nine 'smart' gadgets -- which include cameras, security systems, a thermostat, IoT lighting and a connected power outlet -- can give your home or work office a total tech-makeover.

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