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EPA staff disputed claim fuel efficiency plan would save lives

By | 2018-08-15T08:02:48+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: Automotive News|

NHTSA says its "preferred option" would result in fleetwide fuel efficiency of 37 miles per gallon by 2026, compared with 46.7 mpg under Obama-era rules, but reduce the cost of a new vehicle by $1,850 and save automakers more than $300 billion in regulatory costs. UPDATED: 8/14/18 6:04 pm ET - adds details

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Samsung Galaxy Wearable app with support for the Galaxy Watch, Android Pie released

By | 2018-08-15T09:22:14+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

Last week Samsung announced the Galaxy Watch alongside the Galaxy Note9. The new wearable switches from the Gear branding of its predecessors in order to make the company's portfolio of products more consistent from that point of view. Today the companion app has been updated in the Play Store to also reflect the

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This robot maintains tender, unnerving eye contact – TechCrunch

By | 2018-08-15T02:19:42+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: Gadgets|

Humans already find it unnerving enough when extremely alien-looking robots are kicked and interfered with, so one can only imagine how much worse it will be when they make unbroken eye contact and mirror your expressions while you heap abuse on them. This is the future we have selected. The Simulative Emotional Expression

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Finding the Goldilocks zone for applied AI – TechCrunch

By | 2018-08-14T22:00:13+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: Android|

More posts by this contributor GDPR panic may spur data and AI innovation Data is not the new oil While Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg debate the dangers of artificial general intelligence, startups applying AI to more narrowly defined problems such as accelerating the performance of sales teams and improving the operating efficiency of

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Revcontent is trying to get rid of misinformation with help from the Poynter Institute – TechCrunch

By | 2018-08-15T06:12:42+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: Android|

CEO John Lemp recently said that thanks to a new policy, publishers in Revcontent‘s content recommendation network “won’t ever make a cent” on false and misleading stories — at least, not from the network. To achieve this, the company is relying on fact-checking provided by the Poynter Institute’s International Fact Checking Network. If any

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Foreshadow: New Speculative Execution Flaws Found in Intel CPUs

By | 2018-08-15T06:11:23+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: CyberSecurity|

Researchers and several major tech companies on Tuesday disclosed the details of three new speculative execution side-channel vulnerabilities affecting Intel processors. The flaws, tracked as Foreshadow and L1 Terminal Fault (L1TF), were discovered independently by two research teams, who reported their findings to Intel in January, shortly after the existence of the notorious

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‘Unhackable’ BitFi crypto wallet has been hacked – TechCrunch

By | 2018-08-14T23:12:45+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: Gadgets|

The BitFi crypto wallet was supposed to be unhackable and none other than famous weirdo John McAfee claimed that the device – essentially an Android-based mini tablet – would withstand any attack. Spoiler alert: it couldn’t. First, a bit of background. The $120 device launched at the beginning of this month to much

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“Unhackable” BitFi crypto wallet has been hacked – TechCrunch

By | 2018-08-14T22:09:32+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: Android|

The BitFi crypto wallet was supposed to be unhackable and none other than famous weirdo John McAfee claimed that the device – essentially an Android-based mini tablet – would withstand any attack. Spoiler alert: it couldn’t. First, a bit of background. The $120 device launched at the beginning of this month to much

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Bird and Lime are protesting Santa Monica’s electric scooter recommendations – TechCrunch

By | 2018-08-15T05:10:11+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: Android|

Lime and Bird are protesting recommendations in Santa Monica, Calif. that would prevent the electric scooter companies from operating in the Southern California city. We first saw the news over on Curbed LA, which reported both Lime and Bird are temporarily halting their services in Santa Monica. Last week, Santa Monica’s shared mobility device

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Huawei Mate 20 Lite images show three colors: Black, Gold and Blue

By | 2018-08-15T08:20:42+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Categories: GSM|

The press images of the Huawei Mate 20 Lite left out a color option – Blue. Good thing that the rumor mill doesn’t sleep. The Mate 10 Lite followed the same recipe: Black, Blue, Gold. The P20 Lite came in Black, Blue and Gold as well, but also had a Rose Gold version

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