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Boeing suffers a setback with Starliner’s pad abort test [Updated]
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Enlarge / In January 2018, Boeing shared this photo of the Starliner Pad Abort Test and Orbital Flight Test vehicles under construction in Florida. (credit: Boeing) In late June, an anomaly occurred during preparations for Boeing’s test of the Starliner spacecraft and its launch abort system. On Saturday, after Ars published a short report on […]

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News of Trump passing cognitive test may make it harder to detect dementia
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Enlarge / US President Donald Trump answers questions about the 2016 US election during a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin after their summit on July 16, 2018 in Helsinki, Finland. (credit: Getty | Chris McGrath) News reports in January that President Donald Trump passed a widely used test that screens for mild […]

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Daimler can now test self-driving cars on public roads in Beijing
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Daimler has been granted a license to test self-driving vehicles on public roads in Beijing, making it the first international automaker to receive such permission. The owner of the Mercedes-Benz brand was given the test permit by the Chinese government after extensive closed-course testing, the company said in a statement, adding that it marks a […]

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Facebook Stories to test ads as it reaches 150M user milestone     – CNET
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The tests begin Thursday in the US, Mexico and Brazil.

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Austin test uses blockchain to improve ID for the homeless
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Many people take identification for granted, but it's a serious challenge if you're homeless. If you lose what's on your back, you might lose everything — and recovering that ID is much harder when you have no fixed address or easy transportation to…

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Cloud Revolutionizing The Way We Test Software And Automation
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In the competitive market, software companies often run on a tight budget. This drives many organizations to cut corners around software testing. It might sound like a good idea in short time, but turns out to be a bad move in the long run. Thankfully, automation processes can help you achieve the overall quality of […]

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Facebook is Building a Real Community in California To Test Whether People Love Tech Companies Enough To Live in Them
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In Menlo Park, Calif., Facebook is building a real community and testing the proposition: Do people love tech companies so much they will live inside them? From a report: Willow Village will be wedged between the Menlo Park neighborhood of Belle Haven and the city of East Palo Alto, both heavily Hispanic communities that are […]

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Larry Page's Self-Flying Taxi Set for New Zealand Test Runs
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A new air taxi service financially backed by Google cofounder Larry Page is set to take off in New Zealand, thanks to an agreement announced this week. Page’s Kitty Hawk company, the developer of a new autonomous flying machine called “Cora,” will begin testing the service in rural Canterbury, a region in the South Island, […]

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23andMe gets FDA green light for cancer risk test
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 Genetic testing powerhouse 23andMe announced today that it’s officially received the FDA go-ahead to launch a direct-to-consumer testing kit for genes linked to various forms of cancer. The forthcoming kit, which will be made available without a prescription, tests for BRCA1 and BRCA2, which are linked to higher risk of ovarian, break and prostate cancer. […]

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