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MIT algorithm helps robots guess where humans are going next

Automation is increasingly a reality in the workforce, and that means robots working alongside humans. But there's a problem: robots are often lousy at predicting where humans are going, leading them to either freeze up or risk collisions with their… … Read the rest of this entry

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Remember StumbleUpon? Well, it’s going away June 30th

According to co-founder Garrett Camp, StumbleUpon has delivered nearly 60 billion "stumbles" to more than 40 million people over the past 16 years. The web discovery service — surprisingly still active — was always a unique way to find we… … Read the rest of this entry

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Mercedes’ ubiquitous city bus is going electric in 2018

Mercedes-Benz wants an electric version of its long-running city bus to power the emissions-free mass transit future. Over a dozen cities recently pledged to make their bus fleets all-electric by 2030 (among them LA and Seattle). And, if the German … Read the rest of this entry

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Facebook Messenger bots are going to get a lot more verbose

Facebook's next updates for Messenger have a big focus on bots. Yep, Zuck is still trying to make "fetch" happen with those. Anyhow, the newest bits for the platform are mostly about letting others know that a bit of text … Read the rest of this entry

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The BBC Micro:bit is going global

After a bit of a slow start, the BBC's mini computer, the Micro:bit, has now made its way to more than one million children across the UK. Designed to help bridge the computing skills gap and inspire more children to … Read the rest of this entry

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There’s something weird going on beyond Neptune

Past Neptune, in the outer solar system, astronomers have recently discovered a new mystery object orbiting the sun on a plane nearly perpendicular to the rest of the planets. Adding to the weirdness, the trans-Neptunian object, which has been nickna… … Read the rest of this entry

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Playdate: Going to war in ‘Dragon Quest Heroes’

There are lots of ways to enjoy the button-mashing guilty pleasure of a Dynasty Warriors game: the trappings of the original series in ancient China, the robot-smashing action of Gundam Reborn and even a foray into the Legend of Zelda … Read the rest of this entry

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Street Fighter IV’s Steamworks transition not going smoothly; Capcom working on fixes

Games for Windows Live is the gift that keeps on giving. First it was dead, then it was not dead, and now it’s causing trouble from beyond the hypothetical grave in Capcom’s Super/Ultra Street Fighter IV. Capcom announced that they … Read the rest of this entry

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Rust “reboot” is coming and everyone’s going to get it

A Rust “reboot” is in the works, with a major overhaul coming in the form of a new development branch that will implement changes to just about every aspect of the game. Fortunately, creator Garry Newman has confirmed that purchasers … Read the rest of this entry

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Civilization: Beyond Earth announced. Civ is going to space

Firaxis announced the next stage of Civilization’s evolution at PAX today. Civilization: Beyond Earth will take Sid Meier’s classic turn-based strategy formula to an alien world for the first time since Alpha Centauri. Your human colony makes landfall on a … Read the rest of this entry

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