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BMW and Intel plan robot car production

<b>BMW, Intel and computer vision firm Mobileye have signed a deal to develop autonomous vehicles.</b><p>The three firms will collaborate on the systems needed to make cars that can navigate without any help from a human driver.<p>The vehicles will be capable of driving safely along major roads as well as in …

Forget US startups — 'European exits tend to be more profitable'

"Our big message there is we're the platform that gives people access to European startups," CEO Jeff Lynn told BI at the Fintech Connect Live conference in London on Tuesday.<p>Seedrs, launched in 2012, lets ordinary people invest in startups from as little as £20 ($29.95). The online platform aims …

Facebook tests 'A friend is writing a comment'

It’s a small thing but it might affect how you use Facebook; over the past month some users have spotted a “A friend is writing a comment” notification when viewing News Feed posts in Facebook for iOS.<p>Our own Matt Navarra spotted it today, but reports on Twitter go back to early November.<p>While …

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British, U.S. embassies warn of threats against Westerners in Beijing

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> The British, U.S. and French embassies in China say they have received information of possible threats against Westerners visiting a popular shopping district in Beijing around Christmas.<p>The embassies sent out warnings to their citizens and staff, urging extra vigilance if they are …

At least 14 dead as storms and tornadoes sweep across US

At least 14 people were killed as spring-like storms mixed with unseasonably warm weather spawned rare Christmas tornadoes in the U.S. South<p>A storm system forecasters called "particularly dangerous" killed ten people as it swept across the USA on Wednesday.<p>Tornadoes touched down in Indiana and …

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Moire in Photography: What It Is and How to Remove It

There are a lot of tricks to proper portrait photography, and whenever I think I know them all (or close to that) I stumble upon one that I had no …

Here's how the top iPhone apps are using 3D Touch

What's a polite word for 'least effort possible'?<p>When Apple introduced 3D Touch on the iPhone 6S this September, it described the technology as a revolutionary paradigm for interacting with touchscreen devices. And it really seems like 3D Touch — and pressure sensitivity in general — could become …

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In wake of terrorist attacks, sheriffs call on citizens to take up arms

<b>Melbourne, Florida (CNN) —</b> In less than a month, three cities have become synonymous with terror:<p>Paris. Colorado Springs. San Bernardino.<p>That last one was enough to spark a trend of sheriffs around the country calling on citizens to arm themselves.<p>In Brevard County, Florida -- less than an hour's …

Presidential candidate Marco Rubio joins chorus of condemnation as Beijing begins trial of human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang<p>Chinese president Xi Jinping is transforming his country into a “nightmare” for anyone who dares to oppose the Communist party, members of a US congressional committee claimed …

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Jaguar engineer: A mishap with Tesla's Autopilot could set back self-driving cars by a decade

Your brand-new Jaguar won't steer itself or automatically change lanes. But that's not because the British brand doesn't have the technology. It's …