Driverless cars are making serious progress. Waymo’s most recent disengagement report showed that the self-driving car software performed much better in 2016 than it did in 2015. Despite the cars traveling more miles overall, the software system had fewer disengagements. California requires that all companies testing self-driving cars submit a…

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It was reported earlier this month that Intel will eliminate nearly 140 jobs after dropping three of its IoT-focused product lines. It followed news in June that last month’s news that Intel was discontinuing development of the company’s Galileo, Joule and Edison lines, originally developed to power a range of IoT-based devices and…

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Image caption Diana’s death in August 1997 was a defining moment in both royal history and modern media What did Princess Diana’s death mean to ordinary people? That’s the question Diana and I, a new BBC Two drama, attempts to answer. Twenty years on from her death, she remains what…

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1.5k Shares Officials for the mega-church won’t prove it’s flooded.Image: wikimedia commons/tobedaniel By Patrick Kulp2017-08-28 23:03:13 UTC Lakewood Church, the Houston arena-cum-megachurch home of celebrity preacher Joel Osteen, would seem a natural place to house some of the tens of thousands residents driven from their homes by Hurricane Harvey-related flooding…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Online banking services were among those affected. Google has admitted that wide-spread connectivity issues in Japan were the result of a mistake by the tech giant. Web traffic intended for Japanese internet service providers was being sent to Google instead. Online banking, railway payment…

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Image copyright TEDGlobal Image caption Oshi Agabi envisages airports that will need no visible security system allowing people to just walk on to planes Nigerian Oshi Agabi has unveiled a computer based not on silicon but on mice neurons at the TEDGlobal conference in Tanzania. The system has been trained…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption German firms employ an estimated 400,000 workers in the UK Shared economic interests must be a priority in the Brexit negotiations, UK and German trade bodies have urged. The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and the Association of German Chambers of Commerce (DIHK) said…

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Uber’s self-driving project could have been a collaborative effort between the ride-hailing giant and a major automaker, according to a report by The Information. In the summer, Uber rejected an acquisition offer for the self-driving unit by an unnamed automaker. That led executives to discuss the possibility of further collaboration…

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