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International launch set for Disney+ streaming service

Disney’s streaming service will offer its films and TV shows, along with the library it acquired from Rupert Murdoch’s 21st…

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Posted in Automotive

Innovative valve train saves 20% more fuel

Sectional drawing of the FlexWork valve drive. Credit: Empa The valve train is the “respiratory organ” of combustion engines: it…

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Posted in Business

US gives Huawei 90 day reprieve on ban: Ross

Washington has cited security concerns in seeking to prevent Chinese telecoms giant Huawei from doing business with US companies The…

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Posted in Engineering

Macro-energy systems—the science of the energy transition

Phenomena of interest to macro-energy systems are listed in bold. Credit: Patricia Levi In a perspective published in Joule on…

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Posted in Internet

Bring on the technology bans

In mid-July 2019, Oakland, California, became the third U.S. city to ban municipal departments from using facial recognition technology. Meanwhile,…

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Posted in Engineering

Researchers turn plastic water bottles into prosthetic limbs

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Artificial limbs made out of plastic water bottles could save healthcare providers millions of pounds and…

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Posted in Robotics

A framework for depth estimation and relative localization in ground robots

A representation of the problem addressed in the recent study. Two robots are observing a pair of 3D points. The…

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Posted in Energy & Green Tech

How AI and robots will help safeguard our offshore energy infrastructure in the future

Credit: Shutterstock The modern world depends on the smooth provision of vital services such as energy, transportation, telecommunications, food, water…

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Posted in Consumer & Gadgets

European cross-border bus and train travel made simple

Credit: Concept Photo, Shutterstock Imagine crossing borders on a bus or train in Europe with journey information in the language…

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‘Nuclear-powered’ missile accident in Russia: What really happened?

Severodvinsk, Russia. Credit: Kuleshov Oleg / shutterstock A missile engine exploded at a naval test range, west of the city…

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