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SpaceX capsule suffers 'anomaly,' smoke seen for miles  ABC NEWS · 15 hours
Officials say SpaceX's new capsule for astronauts suffered an "anomaly" during a routine engine test firing in Florida, causing smoke to be seen for miles more
No one knows how to hire, plus brand design and African tech  TechCrunch · 17 hours
Editor’s Note: No one knows how to hire Hiring is the lifeblood of the world. Few people do truly singular work; instead, nearly every... more
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Admits the Platform Makes It Easy to Abuse Others  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
Dorsey said Twitter is relying more on machine learning (ML) to identify abusive tweets as opposed to having people individually report them more
Marijuana tech is evolving video - CNET  CNET · 1 day
The marijuana industry is modernizing. With on-demand delivery from Eaze and the ultimate dabbing machine, the Switch by Dr.Dabber. Even vaporizers like the G Pen Gio and DaVinci IQ are catering to consumers' needs. more
3D-printed rocket engine fired up for the first time video - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Aerojet's RL10C-X rocket engine has a 3D-printed core, which survived the engine's first test. more
High-tech fitness equipment for your home video - CNET  CNET · 2 days
If fitness is your priority, there are several new machines that can help you build your home gym. In this Tech Minute, we round up the latest home exercise equipment. more
Sega announced another 10 games for the Genesis Mini! There's an Earthworm!  Windows Central · 2 days
There are so many games we want to see! Sega has finally done the thing we've been waiting for since the launch of the... more
Engineering researcher uses network science to understand how materials work  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Using network science -- part of a larger mathematical field called graph theory -- a professor mapped long range atomic forces onto an incredibly complex graph to simulate... more
The Porsche 911 Speedster is lighter, sexier and GT3-powered video - Roadshow  CNET · 3 days
The production Porsche Speedster packs 502 horsepower and will top 192 mph. But with a list price of almost $276,000 and just 1,948 cars... more
Industrial robotics giant Fanuc is using AI to make automation even more automated  TechCrunch · 3 days
Industrial automation is already streamlining the manufacturing process, but first those machines must be painstakingly trained by skilled engineers. Industrial robotics giant... more
2019 Mazda CX-5 Diesel finally arrives at New York Auto Show video - Roadshow  CNET · 3 days
"One of the best-driving compact crossovers just got an interesting engine -- but can it deliver the goods?" more
A more potent entry-level Ford Mustang video - Roadshow  CNET · 3 days
The High Performance Package brings in torque earlier and adds horsepower. more
Nvidia launches its Isaac SDK to help democratize AI-powered robot development  TechCrunch · 3 days
Today at TechCrunch’s TC Sessions: Robotics + AI event at UC Berkeley, Nvidia VP of Engineering Claire Delaunay announced that the company’s Isaac SDK is available... more
Get the Aukey B60 wireless sport earbuds with magnetic on-off switch for $45 - CNET  CNET · 3 days
Best. Feature. Ever! Plus: Bonus deals on phone cases for Mom, white-noise machines and microSD storage. more
Typing games are having a moment  THE VERGE · 3 days
The typing game genre was born of necessity. These games were designed to teach a new generation of computer users how to type on... more
2020 Subaru Outback is still spacious and practical in its new generation video - Roadshow  CNET · 3 days
Subaru's well-loved wagon once again offers a turbo engine, as well as a bigger touchscreen infotainment system, tons... more
2020 Ford Escape debuts in New York with plug-in power - Roadshow  CNET · 3 days
Along with a traditional gas engine, the new Escape will carry both hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants. more
Google Lets Android Users Choose Browsers to Ease EU Antitrust Concerns  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Users of Android devices will be able to choose their browsers and search engines from five options starting on Thursday, a senior Google executive said. more
Apple 'Material Recovery Lab' Uses Robots to Rip Apart Devices for Recycling Materials  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Apple said Thursday that it will open a "Material Recovery" lab to investigate new techniques using robotics and machine learning to rip... more
Astroscreen raises $1M to detect social media manipulation with machine learning  TechCrunch · 3 days
In an era of social media manipulation and disinformation, we could sure use some help from innovative entrepreneurs. Social networks are now critical to how the... more
NASA, Blue Origin Partner on Rocket Engine Test  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Blue Origin will upgrade and refurbish Test Stand 4670, at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Centre in Huntsville, Alabama, to support testing of its BE-3U and BE-4 rocket engines. more
Avengers: Endgame Teaser — War Machine Makes Fun of Ant-Man Outside His Suit  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
With just over a week to release, Marvel Studios has released a new 30-second TV spot for Avengers: Endgame, the highly-awaited follow-up... more
2020 Lincoln Corsair is a stylish and tech-filled luxury crossover video - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
Lincoln's new entry-level luxury crossover features a plush interior and two turbo engines. You can also use your phone as a key. more
Google Cloud, McDonald’s big tech acquisition, and motivating an engineering team  TechCrunch · 4 days
Our live conference call on Google Cloud Next Last week at its conference in San Francisco, Google Cloud unveiled a bevy of new features, and we... more
The Aston Martin Rapide E ditches the V12 for an all-electric drive video - Roadshow  CNET · 4 days
Aston Martin will have an all-electric brand by 2020 in Lagonda, but meanwhile, the Rapide E shows what... more
Food engineering with microstructured fibers  nanowerk · 4 days
An approach based on multi-material thermal drawing for the fabrication of a variety of fully edible fibers as a novel platform for the tailoring of healthy food production. more
Smart antioxidant-containing polymer responds to body chemistry, environment  nanowerk · 4 days
Engineers have developed and tested a new drug-delivery system that senses high oxidant levels and responds by administering just the right amount of antioxidant to restore this delicate balance. more
The sticky science of underwater adhesives  nanowerk · 4 days
Mussel foot protein is sticky; engineering researchers can make it stickier. more
Can you play 4K games on Xbox One S All-Digital?  Windows Central · 5 days
Best answer: A definitive "no" for this one. The Xbox One S All-Digital edition is otherwise basically an Xbox One S, disc drive removed. It doesn't have the... more
Google expands its container service with GKE Advanced  TechCrunch · 5 days
With its Kuberntes Engine (GKE), Google Cloud Google has long offered a managed service for running containers on its platform. Kubernetes users tend to have a variety of needs, but so far,... more
Sony’s PS5 teaser offers a glimpse at the power Xbox needs to beat  Windows Central · 5 days
The PS5 is a powerful machine! A few months ago, Sony announced that it wasn't holding an E3 2019 media briefing. Instead,... more
2020 Cadillac CT5 is a right-sized, sporty luxury sedan video - Roadshow  CNET · 5 days
Cadillac’s newest sedan, the all-new 2020 CT5, will go head-to-head with the 3 Series. It packs Cadillac’s Super Cruise technology and an optional twin-turbo... more
Logistics startup Zencargo raises $20M to take on the antiquated business of freight forwarding  TechCrunch · 5 days
Move over, Flexport. There is another player looking to make waves in the huge and messy business of freight logistics.... more
Aston Martin’s first electric car is finally here  THE VERGE · 5 days
The first all-electric Aston Martin has finally been revealed, nearly four years after it was originally announced. Based on the... more
Can digital weights get you ripped? Tonal thinks so - CNET  CNET · 6 days
This weight machine has the strength of a bodybuilder, fits on your wall and could get you in shape faster than the gym. more
Scientists print first 3D heart using patient's biological materials  nanowerk · 6 days
Engineered heart completely matches the immunological, cellular, biochemical and anatomical properties of the patient. more
7 steps to building an engineering competency matrix  TechCrunch · 6 days
Justin Cowperthwaite Contributor Share on Twitter Justin Cowperthwaite is an Engineering Manager at CircleCI passionate about helping remote teams build collaborative delivery paradigms. Every engineer deserves a clear growth path so they... more
Stardust machine fabricates high quantities of complex nanoparticles  nanowerk · 6 days
At the heart of a new project is the 10 m-long Stardust machine, designed to mimic conditions in the outer atmospheres of red giant stars. In a series of five ultra-high-vacuum chambers,... more
World's biggest plane takes flight  CBC · 6 days
A giant six-engine aircraft with the world's longest wingspan has flown for the first time, bringing to life a dream held by the late Microsoft co-founder... more
Rivet Networks, Intel team up to bring Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650 to PCs  Windows Central · 6 days
Your Wi-Fi is about to get much faster. Wi-Fi is undergoing a significant shift this year as the new Wi-Fi 6 standard,... more
Volvo's US manufacturing operations are more human than machine - Roadshow  CNET · 6 days
As automation continues to play a greater role on the assembly line, Volvo still invests heavily in humans. more
Behemoth Stratolaunch jet completes first flight  Sky News · 1 week
A giant six-engine aircraft with the world's longest wingspan has carried out its first flight in California. more
Get ready for a new era of personalized entertainment  TechCrunch · 1 week
Jarno M. Koponen Contributor Jarno M. Koponen is working on intelligent systems and human-centered personalization. He currently is product lead at Yle, one of the leading media houses in the... more
In California, giant Stratolaunch jet flies for first time  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A giant six-engine aircraft with the world's longest wingspan completed what company officials called a superb initial flight over California's Mojave Desert more
Giant Stratolaunch aircraft lifts off from California  ABC NEWS · 1 week
A giant six-engine aircraft with the world's longest wingspan has taken off from California on its first flight more
Did you fly a drone over Fenway Park? The FAA would like a chat  TechCrunch · 1 week
Drones are great. But they are also flying machines that can do lots of stupid and dangerous things. Like, for... more
Is Artificial Intelligence Intelligent? How Machine Learning Has Developed  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
What makes artificial intelligence intelligent? Is it able to learn from errors or recognize, say, the letters of the alphabet in a set of random shapes like a human can? more
Israeli Spacecraft Crashes During Moon Landing: Mission Control  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
Israel's attempt at a moon landing failed at the last minute on Thursday when the craft suffered an engine failure as it prepared to land. more
Israel's Beresheet spacecraft crashes on the moon video - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Israel's SpaceIL moon lander mission ends in failure when the Beresheet spacecraft loses an engine and eventually loses contact with the Israeli space agencies control room. more
Engineers tap DNA to create 'lifelike' machines  nanowerk · 1 week
Tapping into the unique nature of DNA, engineers have created simple machines constructed of biomaterials with properties of living things. more
Israel’s attempted Moon landing fails moments before touchdown  THE VERGE · 1 week
A tiny robotic lander from Israel attempted to touch down on the Moon this afternoon, but ultimately failed to stick... more
Is it time for EA game developers to move on from the Frostbite engine?  Windows Central · 1 week
Anthem is the latest in a long line of games with development crippled by Frostbite's issues. Is it time for... more
Is it time for game developers to move on from the Frostbite engine?  Windows Central · 1 week
Anthem is the latest in a long line of games with development crippled by Frostbite's issues. Is it time for developers to... more
Triplebyte raises $35M for its online coding test and credentialing service for hiring engineers  TechCrunch · 1 week
LinkedIn, with nearly 600 million users, dominates the market today for recruiters headhunting suitable candidates for knowledge worker roles. But... more
Can Samsung's AI upscaling really make TV images better? - CNET  CNET · 1 week
Artificial intelligence and machine learning aim to bridge the resolution gap between 4K and 8K TVs and the video actually available today. more
2019 Honda Accord review: The driving enthusiast's family sedan - Roadshow  CNET · 1 week
An eminently likable sedan, especially when it has 252 horsepower and a manual transmission. more
Amazon acquires autonomous warehouse robotics startup Canvas Technology  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Amazon has acquired Boulder, Colo.-based warehouse robotics startup Canvas Technology, TechCrunch has learned. The deal makes a lot of sense from the outside, adding another important piece to Amazon Robotics’ growing portfolio... more
A new bill would force companies to check their algorithms for bias  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
US lawmakers have introduced a bill that would require large companies to audit machine learning-powered systems — like facial recognition or ad targeting algorithms... more
Google launches an end-to-end AI platform  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
As expected, Google used the second day of its annual Cloud Next conference to shine a spotlight on its AI tools. The company made a dizzying number of announcements today, but at the core of all... more
Can the new Microsoft Edge REALLY dethrone Google Chrome?  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Microsoft's new Edge browser is here in preview, and it's already garnered a lot of interest. But will it really be able to beat Chrome? Yesterday, Microsoft released the first... more
Google Cloud launches AutoML Tables, Video Intelligence, and Vision Edge  9to5Google · 2 weeks
One focus for Google Cloud is increasing customer adoption of AI by offering a wide range... more
The first AI-generated textbook shows what robot writers are actually good at  THE VERGE · 2 weeks
Academic publisher Springer Nature has unveiled what it claims is the first research book generated using machine learning. The book, titled Lithium-Ion Batteries: A... more
Stacktrace Podcast 031: “The Blair Rambo Project”  9to5Mac · 2 weeks
Rambo reverse engineers the Face ID infrared camera, John goes on an open sourcing spree, and the two speculate about what exactly... more
Ultrasound aligns living cells in bioprinted tissues  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a technique to improve the characteristics of engineered tissues by using ultrasound to align living cells during the biofabrication process. more
Labelbox raises $10 million for its services to support machine learning applications  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Labelbox, a provider of services to create, manage, and maintain data sets for machine learning applications, has raised $10 million in a new round... more
Pin-sized sensor could bring chemical ID to smartphone-sized devices  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Engineers have developed a spectrometer so small and simple that it could integrate with the camera of a typical cellphone without sacrificing accuracy. more
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Aston Martin’s first electric car is finally here
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Agazzi’s commuter backpack is over-engineering done right
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Adobe After Effects gets content-aware fill to let you remove unwanted objects from videos
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Watch a self-driving car handle hairpin turns like a race car
THE VERGE
Samsung shows off the Galaxy Fold’s folding skills in action
THE VERGE
This fully functional Nintendo Labo piano folds out of a pop-up book
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New screenshots, details leak of Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge [Gallery]
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This unusual Sikorsky-Boeing helicopter just made its first flight - CNET
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