Waymo says its self-driving car tech is road ready for extreme heat

Waymo says its self-driving car tech is road ready for extreme heat
 Waymo has provided some additional visibility into how it goes about testing its autonomous vehicle tech in extreme heat, describing a process of stress testing its Chrysler Pacifica minivans that began nearly a year ago, starting with a controlled internal wind tunnel that can replicate the hottest temperatures ever on record in the U.S. That kicked off a road trip that included heat testing… Read More


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Sweetgreen's iOS app logs calories directly to Apple Health

Sweetgreen's iOS app logs calories directly to Apple Health
To this day, Apple Health still lacks a food database, leaving health-conscious iPhone owners with few options. Most people just end up relying on an Apple Health-integrated app, like MyFitnessPal, to tally all their meals. But, let's face it, that c…
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Nintendo’s New 2DS XL is the closest you’ll ever get to a ‘3DS XL Lite’

Nintendo’s New 2DS XL is the closest you’ll ever get to a ‘3DS XL Lite’
When most of us think about Nintendo hardware, we think about the gimmick. The motion controls of the Wii, the second screen of the Nintendo DS, the stereoscopic visuals of the 3DS and the duality of the Nintendo Switch. These innovations define Nint…
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Startup Battlefield application deadline extended for Disrupt SF

Startup Battlefield application deadline extended for Disrupt SF
 Procrastinators rejoice — the application deadline for Startup Battlefield, Disrupt SF 2017 has been extended until Monday, July 17 at 12 pm PT. That means you have two extra days to do whatever it takes to give your early-stage startup a shot at presenting on the main stage at Disrupt SF and compete for the $50,000 prize and the Disrupt Cup. Read More


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3D-printed silicone heart beats like the real thing

3D-printed silicone heart beats like the real thing
Advanced 3D printing and manufacturing techniques that can produce soft machines could save a lot of lives in the future. They could be used to make not just soft robots for search and rescue, but also temporary organs for people on the transplant wa…
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Google Play Music gets more personalized with New Release Radio, customized to your tastes

Google Play Music gets more personalized with New Release Radio, customized to your tastes
 It’s no longer enough to simply offer on-demand music as part of the value proposition for music streaming services – you have to enable discovery of new tunes and make recommendations, too. While it’s fair to say that Spotify is leading the market in terms of its influential playlist selections, rivals are quickly following suit – including Apple Music and Google… Read More


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