Google could trial driverless cars in London - Times of India

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Google could trial its driverless cars in London in the near future. It would be the first time the vehicles would be tested extensively outside the US by Google. Deputy mayor for transport Isabel Dedring has been meeting with Google representatives …
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Samsung Gear VR users can mingle on AltspaceVR - Engadget

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Samsung Gear VR users can start making friends in a virtual reality world now that AltspaceVR has released its app for the headset to the public. In fact, they can mix and mingle not only with other Gear VR users, but also with people who use the HTC …
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Amazon Echo Or "Alexa" Uber Update Shows Internet Of Things' Strength - STGIST

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Amazon Echo’s Uber software update is a step closer to the promised future of Internet Of Things. For years, Amazon.com Inc has positioned itself as one of the “go to” platforms on world-wide web, the bastion of online shopping, a place where you can …
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Google Hangouts Taps P2P For Better Audio And Video To Improve Call Quality - Tech Times

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Google started rolling out a new feature to its Hangouts app for Android, switching to peer-to-peer (P2P) connections. P2P should significantly improve call quality, allowing for better and more stable audio and video. (Photo : Google Hangouts). Google …
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Yesteryear's malware was gorgeous in its simplicity - Engadget

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The Internet Archive has pacified MS DOS-era viruses and put them into The Malware Museum. Timothy J. Seppala , @timseppala. 53m ago in Internet. 0 Comments. 150 Shares. Share (341). Tweet (102). Share (30). Save …
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Why planting some trees could make global warming worse - Christian Science Monitor

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The observed effect of trees on climate in Europe is challenging widespread beliefs about how to mitigate climate change. By Michael Holtz, Staff writer February 5, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. Coniferous (dark green) and broadleafed (light green …
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Here's how Twitter's new algorithmic timeline is going to work - The Verge

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Twitter went into an uproar Friday after a BuzzFeed report that the social network was on the brink introducing an algorithmic, more Facebook-style feed. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey tried to calm fears this morning in a series of tweets, but he did not …
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