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Meet Apple’s Cheapest iPad and Special Edition (RED) Version iPhone
3 days ago

Meet Apple’s Cheapest iPad and Special Edition (RED) Version iPhone

New Apple releases will come with a lower price tag and contribute to the Global Fund’s fight against HIV and AIDS

This morning’s Apple announcements tempt Apple aficionados with a …
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The Big Bend: NYC Concept Would be the Longest Building in the World
4 days ago

The Big Bend: NYC Concept Would be the Longest Building in the World

Oiio’s The Big Bend would be the longest—not tallest—building in the world while conquering one of the greatest challenges in elevator history.

Oiio Architecture Office is known for imaginative designs, …
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What to Know About SpaceX’s Latest U.S. Defense Industry Win
1 week ago

What to Know About SpaceX’s Latest U.S. Defense Industry Win

By underbidding Boeing-Lockheed’s ULA on Air Force contract, SpaceX won its second defense industry contact with the U.S. military

Elon Musk’s SpaceX—a.k.a. Space Exploration technologies Corp.—underbid an alliance of defense …
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From Parking Tickets to Human Rights: Robot Lawyers Now Offer Free Legal Aid
1 week ago

From Parking Tickets to Human Rights: Robot Lawyers Now Offer Free Legal Aid

DoNotPay, a new Facebook Messenger legal aid chatbot, assists refugees with immigration applications throughout the UK, U.S., and Canada.

First, it was parking tickets. Now robot lawyers have moved on …
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Why Virginia’s Doorstop Robot Delivery Law Matters
2 weeks ago

Why Virginia’s Doorstop Robot Delivery Law Matters

Virginia is First State to Pass Law Permitting Robot Delivery to Your Door

When future history books of robotics are written, Virginia may play an important chapter.

Effective July 1, …
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It’s 2017. Where is my Robot?
2 weeks ago

It’s 2017. Where is my Robot?

For a time traveler from the early 20th century, the future might seem a little disappointing.

Granted, we have the technological smarts to spot seven new planets located 40 light …
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How Do Researchers Make Genome Studies More Diverse?
3 weeks ago

How Do Researchers Make Genome Studies More Diverse?

Genome studies have collected data primarily from those of European descent since the field was founded. Learn about the organizations trying to change that.

How precise can precision medicine be …
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Battling Sexism in Artificial Intelligence
3 weeks ago

Battling Sexism in Artificial Intelligence

What will it take to remove sexism from AI?

Siri, Alexa, Amelia, Amy, and Cortana all have something in common. They may have been created by different companies, but they …
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Calibrating the Company Compass: The Direction is Diversity
3 weeks ago

Calibrating the Company Compass: The Direction is Diversity

Silicon Valley has been slow to introduce diversity into its ranks. Now major tech companies are committed to hiring more diverse employees than ever.

We often look to Silicon Valley …
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