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Could Smart Mirrors Get Consumers Offline and Into Shops?

Could Smart Mirrors Get Consumers Offline and Into Shops?

With online shopping becoming more and more popular, traditional retail stores are doing everything they can to get shoppers to...

Google Plans to Invest 3 Billion Euros in Europe

Google Plans to Invest 3 Billion Euros in Europe

Google is planning to invest 3 billion euros to expand its data centers across Europe in the next two years.The...

Senate Tech Critic to Facebook CEO: Sell WhatsApp, Instagram

Senate Tech Critic to Facebook CEO: Sell WhatsApp, Instagram

As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met Thursday with President Donald Trump and other critics of the tech industry, the Senate’s...

Huawei Faces Public Test as it Unveils Sanction-Hit Phone

Huawei Faces Public Test as it Unveils Sanction-Hit Phone

Chinese tech giant Huawei launched its latest high-end smartphone in Munich on Thursday, the first of its mobile devices not...

California Police Employs Robocop to Patrol Parks

California Police Employs Robocop to Patrol Parks

The city of Huntington Park in the state of California has hired a new police office to patrol local parks....

Facebook Still Auto-Generating Islamic State, Al-Qaida Pages

Facebook Still Auto-Generating Islamic State, Al-Qaida Pages

In the face of criticism that Facebook is not doing enough to combat extremist messaging, the company likes to say...

Researchers: AI Surveillance is Expanding Worldwide

Researchers: AI Surveillance is Expanding Worldwide

A growing number of countries are following China’s lead in deploying artificial intelligence to track citizens, according to a research...

Noise and Pollution Free, Green ‘Flying Taxi’ Spreads Wings on Paris’ Seine

Noise and Pollution Free, Green ‘Flying Taxi’ Spreads Wings on Paris’ Seine

A Parisian startup enterprise looks to ease congestion in one of the world’s densest urban transportation networks.  Entrepreneurs created a...

Facebook to Name First Oversight Panel Members by Year-end

Facebook to Name First Oversight Panel Members by Year-end

Facebook said Tuesday that it expects to name the first members of a new quasi-independent oversight board by year-end.The oversight...

US Military Still Buying Chinese-Made Drones Despite Spying Concerns

US Military Still Buying Chinese-Made Drones Despite Spying Concerns

The Air Force and the Navy bought Chinese-manufactured drones for elite forces months after the Pentagon prohibited their use due...

Cutting-edge Electric Boat Undergoes Testing on River Seine in Paris

Cutting-edge Electric Boat Undergoes Testing on River Seine in Paris

An innovative boat that saves energy by rising out of the water on hydrofoil wings underwent testing on the Seine...

Recycled Refrigerators, Imported Carbon Fiber Form ‘Made-In-Senegal’ Drones

Recycled Refrigerators, Imported Carbon Fiber Form ‘Made-In-Senegal’ Drones

Mamadou Wade Diop has been working with drones both in the photography and health sectors for years. But recently, he...