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Tesla's built-in dashcam feature is coming with Autopilot 9

3 hours 57 sec ago
Tesla's upgraded Autopilot hardware comes with eight cameras equipped all over a vehicle. All those "eyes" will eventually enable full autonomy, but they also make another smaller-but-important feature possible: a built-in dashcam for Tesla's cars. T...
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Audi is adding Alexa to the E-Tron and other select models

3 hours 21 min ago
Audi is joining the growing list of automakers, including BMW and Toyota, choosing to add Alexa voice control to their vehicles. The company will integrate Amazon's voice assistant into select models in North America and Europe, starting in January 2...
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The Morning After: iOS 12 is here

3 hours 36 min ago
Hey, good morning! It's Tuesday, and we're testing out new Siri Shortcuts on iOS 12 (you've updated, right?), getting all the details on Audi's high-tech SUV and rejoicing that Twitter plans to revive the purely chronological timeline.
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Soylent's meal replacement drinks are coming to the UK

3 hours 51 min ago
Soylent and its hugely divisive food replacement drinks will launch in the UK on Thursday. As BBC News reports, the Silicon Valley startup has swapped seven ingredients and tweaked some of the vitamin and mineral content to appease British regulators...
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Google's 'Family Link' parental controls expands to teens

4 hours 21 min ago
"Family Link," Google's parental controls for Android and Chromebooks, is growing up. Well, in a sense. For one, it's no longer limited to kids -- soon adults will also be able to manage their teen's devices with existing Google accounts. Wisely, tha...
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EU probes BMW, Daimler and VW for colluding over clean emissions tech

4 hours 52 min ago
The European Commission has opened a formal investigation to determine whether BMW, Daimler and VW colluded to avoid competing with each other on clean emission technologies. The EU is assessing whether the companies met to limit the development of c...
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Lyft brings its electric scooters to Santa Monica

5 hours 18 min ago
You no longer have to be a Denver resident to try Lyft's electric scooters. The two-wheeled transports are now available in Santa Monica, California under a city pilot program. As usual, it'll cost you $1 to unlock a scooter and 15 cents for every...
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YouTube's $5-per-month Membership bonuses come to more channels

6 hours 19 min ago
When YouTube first launched Memberships to give creators another way to earn money on the platform, it only offered the opportunity to channels with 100,000 subscribers. Now, the Google-owned video-sharing website is lowering the barrier of entry, gi...
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Withings makes its comeback with the Steel HR Sport

7 hours 21 min ago
In 2016, Nokia bought Withings, which was then renamed to Nokia Health as part of an overall strategy to re-enter the consumer market -- but that didn't quite work out as planned. The health and fitness industry is apparently a lot harder than it...
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Baby tooth stem cells could regrow kids' dental tissue

8 hours 50 min ago
If you injure a tooth as a kid, there's a real chance you'll grow up with a 'dead' tooth whose roots didn't grow properly due to tissue damage. However, scientists have conducted a successful trial for a method that could regrow kids' dental tissue...
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Audi rips the camouflage off its E-Tron electric SUV

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 23:01
Audi finally took the wraps off its E-Tron pure electric SUV. At an event in Northern California, the automaker stripped off the QR code-esque wrap from the vehicle and announced how you can reserve your own and for how much.
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'Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' leads the pack of streaming Emmy winners

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 22:58
Just a few years ago it was still novel to see Emmy winners coming from internet services instead of cable or network TV, but now it's just a part of the landscape. Netflix notably edged out HBO this year when it came to nominations, but now that all...
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Rare delays 'Sea of Thieves' DLC at the last minute

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 22:03
You might want to rethink your plans if you expected to swashbuckle your way through Sea of Thieves' "Forsaken Shores" DLC this week. Rare has pushed back the release from September 19th (just over a day away as of this writing) to September 27th....
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SpaceX reveals identity of the world's first lunar space tourist

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 20:40
The last time that humanity set foot on the lunar surface, Richard Nixon was still president and Pink Floyd was still in the midst of recording their seminal album about its dark side. And while SpaceX's tourism plans don't involve actually setting d...
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VW hopes to sell 10 million electric cars based on its new platform

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 20:30
Volkswagen has grand expectations for the platform underpinning its first purpose-built electric cars. The VW Auto Group plans to sell 10 million EVs based on its modular electric drive matrix (MEB) across all its brands during the "first wave." It...
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Twitter will revive the purely chronological timeline

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 19:17
Ever since Twitter started mucking with the timeline to insert tweets people "might have missed" or things supposedly "liked" by people they follow, some have complained they miss things. Now, Twitter has announced that in the coming weeks it will st...
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What's on TV: Emmys, 'Maniac' and 'Quincy'

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 18:57
After tonight's Emmy awards, there's still plenty to choose from. On TV, Netflix debuts Maniac, a series from True Detective season one director Cary Fukunaga starring Jonah Hill and Emma Stone as strangers in a drug treatment trial together. It also...
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UNC Health Care offers free virtual appointments to hurricane victims

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 18:10
UNC Health Care announced that it will give anyone in North Carolina free access to its virtual care service through September 23rd as the state works to recover from Hurricane Florence. Via phone, tablet or computer, UNC Urgent Care 24/7 gives users...
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Facebook expands security measures for political campaign staff

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 17:38
The US midterm elections are just weeks away, and Facebook is still scrambling to prevent election meddling with every means at its disposal. It's launching a pilot program that will expand its protections for American political campaigns. Candidat...
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Watch SpaceX announce its first BFR passenger at 9PM ET

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 17:06
SpaceX announced last week that it booked its first private passenger for a flight around the Moon in its BFR spacecraft, and today the company will share who that is. Elon Musk gave a hint about who the passenger might be last week, replying to some...
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