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Google Street View Adds Panoramic Views of Historic Sites, Airports and Train Stations

[from a post by Sean Buckley, Engadget.com] Mountain View’s panoramic Street View may let you virtually explore Venice, dozens of North American parks and even the inside of an Oberon-class submarine, but until now, you had to figure out the … Continue reading

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Amazon to sell groceries online in Canada

Amazon to sell groceries online in Canada [From: The Vancouver Sun online, By Gillian Shaw, October 31, 2013] Competitive grocery market promises to get ‘ugly.  Amazon Canada is offering more than 15,000 food items on its online shopping site. Produce … Continue reading

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BBC – Future – Technology – Why everyone may have a personal air vehicle

Future – Technology – Why everyone may have a personal air vehicle [From: BBC Future, World Changing Ideas, 31 October 2013] The idea of having a part car, part plane, part drone parked outside your home may not be as … Continue reading

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Meet DARPA’s real-world Terminator, Atlas | ExtremeTech

Meet DARPA’s real-world Terminator, Atlas | ExtremeTech: “ [From: Sebastian Anthony, ExtremeTech > Computing, July 12, 2013] DARPA and Boston Dynamics, of BigDog, Petman, and Cheetah fame, have unveiled their most advanced humanoid robot yet: Atlas. At 6’2″ (188cm) and … Continue reading

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Eradicate Bloatware from Your PC or Smartphone

  [From Andrew Tarantola, Gizmodo, July 6, 2013] PCs and Smartphones are preloaded with all kinds of “gifted” software tools at the blessing of manufacturers who monetize their opportunity to load you up with trial versions of software that developers … Continue reading

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Garmin’s New Portable Heads Up Display for Any Car’s Windshield

[From Dan Seifert, The Verge, on July 8, 2013] Garmin has officially announced the HUD, a portable heads-up display unit for vehicles that can receive navigation instructions from a smartphone and display them on any car’s windshield. Paired with a … Continue reading

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AI startup Anki raised $50M for its iOS-powered driving game, but its vision goes beyond entertainment

AI startup Anki raised $50M for its iOS-powered driving game, but its vision goes beyond entertainment: [from: The Next Web, June 10, 2013 by Harrison Weber via Insider United States News] If you watched Apple’s WWDC 2013 keynote today, you may … Continue reading

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