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‘Minecraft’ library helps you dodge news media censorship

There are numerous ways to evade censorship of the press, but it's getting increasingly difficult when countries like China and Russia are cracking down on VPNs and similar tools. Reporters Without Borders thinks it has the answer to those mounting… … Read the rest of this entry

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Google Maps helps you find EV chargers that work with your car

Google Maps can help you find available EV charging stations, but that doesn't mean they're stations you can use — and that might be a problem if you show up at the wrong station with a low battery. Thankfully, Google … Read the rest of this entry

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Tesla reportedly buys AI startup that helps self-driving cars see

It's safe to say that Tesla's self-driving efforts haven't gone smoothly. It took the better part of a year for Smart Summon to arrive, and there's not much time left to fulfill goals of full self-driving (on city streets) before … Read the rest of this entry

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Erica’s modular synth helps you make music with preset cards

Modular synths are incredibly flexible, but convenient? Not so much — switching sounds frequently means wiring up patch cords, and that makes it harder to use for live gigs and other on-the-fly uses. Erica Synths has a straightforward solution to… … Read the rest of this entry

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IBM AI helps predict breast cancer a year before it appears

IBM isn't just using AI to predict diabetes. Its researchers have developed an AI model that can predict malignant breast cancer within a year with an 87 percent accuracy rate comparable to human radiologists. While there are already AI prediction… … Read the rest of this entry

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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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Google helps veterans find civilian jobs that match their skills

When you leave the US military, it's not always clear how your skills will translate to a civilian job. You may end up taking a position below your aptitude simply because you underestimated your experience. Google, at least, believes it … Read the rest of this entry

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AI-enabled Guess store helps you create an ensemble

You can try Amazon's Echo Look if you want AI to offer fashion advice at home. But what if you're at the store, and would rather not hem and haw while you decide if that top goes with those jeans? … Read the rest of this entry

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YouTube helps advertisers target TV cord cutters

Do you watch YouTube instead of TV, rather than alongside it? Like it or not, marketers will soon have a better shot at targeting you. YouTube has revealed that it will soon give advertisers the chance to target viewers who … Read the rest of this entry

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Gmail’s big redesign helps you spend less time in your inbox

We probably don't need to tell you that Gmail has become the email service of choice for innumerable people since it first went live in 2004. New features have been added at a steady clip ever since, but we haven't … Read the rest of this entry

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