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November 20th, 2017 at 11:26 am

A popular payment app now lets users buy and sell bitcoin

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Square’s Cash app has added new features that allow users to buy and sell bitcoin. Currently, the features are in beta and available to a small number of users, but future updates may add support for easy bitcoin transactions between friends and family members.

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November 20th, 2017 at 11:04 am

25 best inventions of 2017: Preventive clinics and more

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Clinics That Redefine Preventive Care, mainstream electric cars, s

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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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