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Niantic is shutting down Field Trip, its first app

Niantic built its reputation on location-based games like Pokémon Go, Ingress and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, but its roots are in its Field Trip app for finding nearby activities. And believe it or not, the company has kept the app … Read the rest of this entry

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NASA’s LEMUR robot escaped Death Valley in its last field test

While rovers like Curiosity are doing a bang-up job exploring extraterrestrial terrain, they don't have the capability to scale cliffs and other hard-to-reach places. That's a job best left to climbing robots like LEMUR, a technology developed by eng… Engadget … Read the rest of this entry

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Watch Faraday Future’s high-speed FF 91 field tests

Faraday Future hasn't given up on the FF 91 despite going through a financial crisis and losing executives along the way. Now, a few months after a Hong Kong investor reportedly threw the startup a $ 1.5 billion lifeline, it … Read the rest of this entry

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Google’s Take Your Classroom to Work Day takes kids on virtual field trips

Take Your Child to Work Day gives a sense of what parents’ jobs are like, but Google knows that kids can’t always afford go to the office. Accordingly, the company is bringing the office to the kids through its first-ever … Read the rest of this entry

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Google’s Field Trip app granting free admission to 13 museums

While Mountain View’s Field Trip app may find attractions off the beaten path, footing the bill for excursions has been up to users. Now, however, the Niantic Labs-made application is handing out freebies for an unspecified limited time, allowing those … Read the rest of this entry

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New agreement lets Facebook and Zynga play the field, still shack up

It wasn’t so long ago that Facebook and Zynga were making beautiful music (and money) together, but it seems that each is now looking for a bit of fresh air in the relationship, according to Reuters. A new agreement will … Read the rest of this entry

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NASA’s GRAIL spacecrafts enter Moon’s orbit, set to map its gravitational field in March

Way back in September, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory sent a duo of Lockheed Martin-produced spacecraft toward one of its favorite test subjects, the Moon, as a part of its GRAIL mission — Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory. Now, nearly four … Read the rest of this entry

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