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AI can help doctors spot brain hemorrhages faster

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links UCSF AI is already capable of discovering medical conditions with a high degree of accuracy. However, brain hemorrhages are particularly challenging — false positives slow things down, while missing even a tiny hemorrhage could be deadly. The technology might be ready for it, however. UC Berkeley and UCSF researchers have […]

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Lexus’s first autonomous EV has drones and ‘artificial muscle technology’

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Lexus Lexus is finally ready to unveil its first electric vehicle prototype. At the Tokyo Motor Show today, it pulled back the curtain on its LF-30 Electric Concept, its vision for the next generation of EVs. Lexus leaned into the futuristic theme, which is evident from the vehicle’s “hoodless” form, […]

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Google says it’s achieved quantum supremacy

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Google Google is standing by its claim that it’s achieved quantum supremacy — marking a major milestone in computing research. The company first made the claim back in September, and while disputed by competitors, Google’s research paper has now been published in the scientific journal Nature. Quantum supremacy is a […]

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Senate bill aims to make user data ‘portable’ across social networks

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Three senators think they have a way to address some of the antitrust concerns around social media companies. Today, Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-Virginia), Josh Hawley (R-Missouri) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) will introduce a bill that would force social media companies to make user data “portable,” so that […]

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A machine-learning system may have predicted the World Series winner

Engadget RSS Feed The 2019 MLB postseason has been a wild one. The Dodgers imploded in the first round, clearing the way for the Washington Nationals to rout a listless Cardinals team and win their first NLCS since 1933. Back East, the Astros won out against the Yankees for American League dominance and a ticket […]

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Major credit card companies launch a one-click checkout button

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Poike via Getty Images If you’re shopping on Cinemark, Movember or Rakuten any time soon, you might see a new click-to-pay button at checkout. American Express, Discover, Mastercard and Visa have teamed up to create the new option for fast, secure online purchases. Their vision is to have one standard […]

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Lilium proves its electric air taxi can fly

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Lilium Flying taxi startup Lilium has completed its first phase of flight testing. Its Lilium Jet is now flying at speeds over 100 kilometers per hour. Today, the company shared new flight footage and announced that it has completed its first dedicated manufacturing facility, a 3,000 square-meter space at its […]

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Facebook’s 2020 election ‘protections’ still allow for lying politicians

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links hermosawave via Getty Images Today, Facebook outlined new measures to stop abuse and interference in the 2020 election. They include safeguards meant to make Facebook more secure and transparent, but they make one glaring omission. The new policies don’t change Facebook’s rules that allow political candidates to lie in their […]

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Rocket Lab plans to send payloads to the Moon

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Sam Toms and Simon Moffatt Rocket Lab has been increasing the altitude of its missions in recent months, but now it wants to venture much, much farther. The private spaceflight firm now intends to help launch missions to higher Earth orbits, lunar orbit and even Lagrange points. It’ll use a […]

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Next-gen hearing implants could overcome inner ear damage

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links EPFL Many hearing implants won’t help people with inner ear damage or auditory nerve problems, but the brainstem implants that do frequently do an incomplete job. Soon, however, there might be a far better solution. Researchers have designed a conformable electrode implant that should more effectively counter inner ear damage. […]

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