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New high-stakes reality show “Million Dollar Mile” on CBS

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Google Maps adds speed limits while driving, easy-to-see business hours

We’ve got a two-in-one deal in UI tweaks if you spend crucial time in Google Maps. One is a toggle for making speed limits disappear from your navigation view, the other brings business hours without the need for search. Each have their catches. So, say you’re in a bar-hopping group and you’ve been assigned to […]

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Latest ‘Avengers: Endgame’ leak spoils a hugely important moment in the movie

In the hotly anticipated upcoming movie Avengers: Endgame, our favorite heroes will ultimately prevail over Thanos. This simple fact isn’t even a spoiler anymore at this point. When the mad Titan snapped his fingers and wiped out half of all life in the known universe, we all knew that the Avengers would somehow undo all […]

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Researchers propose AI framework for activity-detecting wearables

Activity-detecting wearables aren’t exactly novel — the Apple Watch, Fitbit’s lineup of fitness wearables, and countless smartwatches running Google’s WearOS interpret movements to determine whether you’re, say, jogging rather than walking. But many of the algorithmic models underlying their features need lots of human-generated training data, and typically can’t make use of that data if […]

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Revvo raises $4 million for predictive smart tire sensors

Revvo, which makes machine learning-trained software and sensors that predict how much life a tire has left, today announced the close of a $4 million funding round to expand that effort. The smart sensors are placed inside a car wheel well to track indicators like tire pressure, temperature, rotation, and sound. These sensors also measure […]

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MaintainX raises $3.8 million to power OSHA-compliant communication for frontline workers

MaintainX, a platform that connects maintenance workers and teams working in industrial environments, today announced the close of a $3.8 million funding round. Cofounder Chris Turlica was previously CEO of chat platform Voo, which was acquired in 2017 by Townsquared. Unlike Microsoft Teams, Slack, or other solutions used in offices, MaintainX was made to help […]

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ChargeWheel wants to bring solar-powered portable charging hubs to electric cars and scooters

With electric cars, scooters, and bikes slowly permeating society, demand for easy access to charging facilities will only increase. And that is why a number of companies are developing portable charging solutions that bring power to the places consumers need them. The latest company to enter the fray is San Francisco-based ChargeWheel, which is setting […]

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Google brings AMP-powered dynamic emails to Gmail

Google is officially launching its so-called AMP for Email project into general availability today, allowing companies to give their emails a more engaging and interactive web-like experience. The internet giant first debuted AMP for Email as a developer preview last February, and as its name suggests it’s built on the same technology that underpins accelerated […]

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Singer spontaneously stops to perform with 91-year-old piano player in train station

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Google, Xiaomi, and Alibaba saw explosive smart speaker growth last year, Amazon not so much

Speakers are no longer just ways to listen to music; they’re often home to helpful AI personalities like Alexa and Google Assistant. Smart speakers are big business these days, and market analysis firm Canalys has a new report that shows just how big. According to Canalys, Google, Xiaomi, and Alibaba all saw massive worth in […]

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US drug company settles opioid lawsuit

Image copyright Getty Images Purdue Pharma, the drug-maker owned by the billionaire Sackler family, has reached a $270m settlement in a lawsuit which claimed its opioids contributed to the deaths of thousands of people. The deal with Oklahoma is the first settlement the US firm has struck amid some 2,000 other lawsuits it is facing […]

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Microsoft makes Anomaly Detector and Custom Vision generally available in Azure Cognitive Services

In a bid for dominance in the multibillion-dollar AI software-as-a-service (SaaS) market, Microsoft’s beefing up its suite of cloud-hosted machine learning tools — Azure Cognitive Services — with two additions that were previously available only to select customers. It today announced the general availability of Anomaly Detector, which aims to intelligently suss out unusual activity […]

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House Democratic leaders urge focus on health care in wake of Mueller findings

John Wagner National reporter leading The Post’s breaking political news team Mike DeBonis Congressional reporter covering the House of Representatives March 26 at 11:46 AM House Democratic leaders urged colleagues Tuesday to focus on health care and other issues of greater concern to voters following the completion of the special counsel’s report, even as some […]

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Woot has a refurbished HP Chromebook x360 2-in-1 with a 14″ 1080p display for $390 ($210 off)

Chromebook deals pop up every so often, but they’re usually for lower-end models with mediocre internals. But sometimes, something really good comes around, like this one. Woot is currently offering a refurbished HP Chromebook x360-14 for $389.99, a savings of $210 off the MSRP for a new model. This particular unit (14-DA0011DX) is packing some […]

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