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November 19th, 2017 at 11:01 am

Chinese Singles’ Day spending blows Black Friday and Cyber Monday out of the water

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Americans see Black Friday and Cyber Monday as the ultimate consumer spending extravaganzas, but the annual “record breaking ” sales days have nothing on China’s so-called Singles’ Day. As we can see in this chart from Statista, Singles’ Day sales make the US Thanksgiving weekend spending look like chump change.

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November 19th, 2017 at 10:52 am

The 25 Best Inventions of 2017: Ember Mug, Smart Elevators, and Smarter Smart Phones

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Mugs that heat your coffee just right,elevators that move more than up and down, a smarter smart phone and more.

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November 18th, 2017 at 12:58 pm

The 25 Best Inventions of 2017: Glasses that give sight to the blind

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November 18th, 2017 at 12:45 pm

China is building a police station powered by AI, not humans

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China this week announced an AI-powered unmanned police station will open in one of its capitol cities, proving once again that no other country quite embraces artificial intelligence like it does.

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November 17th, 2017 at 4:36 pm

Tesla’s new semi truck will go 0-60 in 5 seconds with a 500-mile range

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A carbon fiber cab. A centrally-mounted driving position, like in a McLaren F1. A 500-mile range. Zero to 60 mph in five seconds. Semi-autonomous convoy capability. This is the Tesla Semi.

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November 17th, 2017 at 10:11 am

“Top 25 Inventions of 2017 – Jibo – A Robot You Can Relate To”

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Personal robots, such as Amazon Echo and Google Home, have come a long way in recent years. But fundamentally, they’re still stationary speakers whose defining expression is a light that turns on when you speak.

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November 17th, 2017 at 9:34 am

Watch ‘Slaughterbots,’ a warning about the future of killer bots

The Future of Life Institute channels ‘Black Mirror’ in its short film warning about the danger of autonomous killer robots.

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November 16th, 2017 at 1:45 am

Redesigning the ( automobile) industry

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Bob Lutz: Kiss the good times goodbye

‘Everyone will have 5 years to get their car off the road or sell it for scrap’

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November 16th, 2017 at 1:30 am

Breakthrough: Scientists reverse aging in human cells

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Seniors may soon be able to live disease-free for their entire lives.

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November 16th, 2017 at 1:18 am

US just approved a digital pill that knows whether or not you took it

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Modern medicine can completely change someone’s life for the better, but only if they’re actually taking their prescriptions like they’re supposed to. Ensuring that a patient is actually taking their meds has, up to now, relied on the word of the patient, but the honor system is about to go the way of the dodo thanks to a new “digital pill” technology that can actually track whether or not you’re sticking to the doctor’s orders.

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