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BMW's Self-Parking Tech Relieves Drivers From Circling the Lot
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BMW Group this week previewed the automated parking technology it will showcase at next month’s International CES in Las Vegas. The Remote Valet Parking Assistant features 36-degree collision avoidance with secure position and environment recognition. It will be demonstrated at the trade show in BMW’s electric i3. The parking assistant, which utilizes four advanced laser […]

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Namco to open Pac-Man-themed restaurant in Suburban Chicago
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Music has the Hard Rock Cafe. Film has Planet Hollywood. It’s high time the game industry had its own cheesy, tourist-trappy theme restaurant to part visiting rubes from their money. Apparently, Namco agrees with that sentiment, given the company’s plans to open Level 257, “a brand new restaurant and entertainment destination inspired by Pac-Man” in […]

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Lenovo Launches Its Tab S8 Voice Calling Tablet At Rs 16,990
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Lenovo has announced the launch of yet another voice-calling tablet – Tab S8 – in India at Rs 16,990, which will be sold exclusively by e-retailer Flipkart. The device was showcased at IFA earlier this year and brings a set of compelling specifications in the typical mid-range tablet market. The Tab S8 opts for an […]

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Marvel reveals plot details for Ant-Man movie
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Marvel’s upcoming Ant-Man wrapped shooting last week, and now the studio has finally released the official plot details for the film. The film will feature Paul Rudd as Scott Lang, the diminutive hero of the piece who keeps peak human strength despite shrinking down to microscopic sizes and can command hordes of insects. Michael Douglas […]

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 Will Make For Insanely High Data Speeds
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Chipmaking giant Qualcomm has released yet another tidbit of information about next year’s flagship mobile processor that will make for insanely fast data speeds. While we don’t know for sure if the upcoming Snapdragon 810 will be delayed, the company has announced that it will support Category 9 LTE. Currently most smartphones with support for […]

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From The Wirecutter: The best external Blu-ray drive
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This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a list of the best technology to buy. Read the full article below at TheWirecutter.com. TheWirecutter The $90 Buffalo MediaStation Portable BDXL Blu-ray Writer is the best external Blu-ray drive for most people to use with their computers—if you need one at all. It’s the fastest […]

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Snapdeal Buys Wishpicker For Better Product Recomendations
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Snapdeal, one among the top three e-commerce players in India has acquired Wishpicker, a tech company that uses machine learning to improve recommendations on purchases. According to TechCrunch, the financial terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but Wishpicker is the fifth company Snapdeal has acquired so far. The purchase comes at a time […]

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'Revolving Door' Spins Between AT&T, Government
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An anonymous reader sends this quote from the Center for Public Integrity: That AT&T just won an eight-figure contract to provide the federal government’s General Services Administration with new mobile devices isn’t itself particularly notable. What is: Casey Coleman, an AT&T executive responsible for “delivering IT and professional services to federal government customers,” oversaw the […]

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Software Clones: Genetic Variation and Technology
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The issue of genetic variation is not just for biology, but is increasingly relevant in the world of software. The post Software Clones: Genetic Variation and Technology appeared first on WIRED.

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