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Robot to run for mayor in Japan in 'world first' promising 'fairness and balance' for all residents

A robot has been nominated to run for the position of mayor in Tokyo, promising to be "fair and balanced" to all its constituents.<p>The mayoral …

Artificial Intelligence

Google Shows Off Light Field Technology, The Future Of Real-World VR

Image: Google<p>Normal photography just isn't good enough to capture the world for virtual reality. 360° videos are nice and all, but they're flat and …

Virtual Reality

GM takes a swipe at Tesla in latest Cadillac commercial

While Tesla doesn’t make any commercials itself, it has often been the target of other automakers’ commercials.<p>Now we get another example of it as GM takes a swipe at Tesla in its latest Cadillac commercial.<p>Previous examples include Nissan releasing an “attack ad” against Tesla’s reservation …

The rise of experiential commerce

“$43 million and the only thing you can buy in it is a coffee.”<p>So said Samsung’s Senior Director of Store Development Michael Koch about the company’s flagship Manhattan “popup”—Samsung 837—though “popup” is an understated description for a 56,000 square-foot cavern with interactive art, virtual …

eCommerce
Happiness

This 3-D printed electric car costs $7,500 and took three days to make

Mass production of 3-D printed cars is coming soon. The first will be from start-up XEV and Polymaker, a developer of 3-D printing materials.<p>The …

3D

Volkswagen's Electric-Car Program Is About to Blow Right Past Tesla

VW's electric-vehicle effort is global, comprehensive, and absolutely massive.<p>German auto giant <b>Volkswagen AG</b> (NASDAQOTH:VLKAY) said this past week …

Penguin Random House

Family of five moves from a 2,100-square-foot-house to a beautifully renovated school bus

After deciding to move out of their 2,100 square foot house, Brandon and Ashley Trebitowski spent six months converting a classic Blue Bird bus into …

How much money you actually take home from a $75,000 salary under Trump's new tax law, depending on where you live

Starting in February, many Americans saw a bump in their take-home pay thanks to President Donald Trump's new tax law.<p>The new law changed the 2018 tax brackets and went into effect starting this year.<p>The IRS released new guidelines in January, known as tax-withholding tables, that tell employers …

Retirement

Ford recalls nearly 1.4M cars, says steering wheels can detach

Ford announced on Wednesday that it is recalling nearly 1.4 million midsize cars in North America because their steering wheels can detach and drivers could lose control.<p>The recall affects certain Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ car models from 2014 through 2018.<p>Ford said steering wheel bolts can …

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

Artificial Intelligence

A New Kind Of Metal Grown In Tanks May Change The Way We Build Forever

It’s stronger and lighter than high-performance steel–and it can last for generations.<p>A Seattle-based company called Modumetal is <i>growing</i> a new type of metal in liquid tanks rather than forging it in foundries. This new material is lighter and stronger than steel and can resist corrosion under …

Engineering

GE Looks Offshore With World's Most Powerful Wind Turbine

A new 12 megawatt wind turbine could power 16,000 homes by itself.<p>Wind turbines have been getting bigger and more efficient for decades, but <b>General</b> …

The world’s first flying car you can buy is now on sale

The Dutch company PAL-V is now taking orders for the PAL-V Liberty Pioneer Edition, which makes it the world’s first flying car you can actually buy, reports CNBC. The PAL-V Liberty Pioneer Edition is on display at the Geneva International Motor Show in Switzerland this week. <b>It can hold two people</b> …

Auto Shows

AR | Trading Stories & Videos

UK companies are setting the global standard for<br>the next wave of breakthroughs, particularly in technology.<p>The new wave of augmented …

Augmented Reality

Brussels to make public transport free on high air pollution days

The new rules will also see car speed limits cut and wood-burning stoves banned in a drive to improve air quality in the city<p>Brussels has moved to make the city’s public transport and bike share system free on the smoggiest days in a bid to drive down pollution levels and meet EU air quality …

Pollution

Elon Musk claims SpaceX’s Starlink internet satellite service will be IP-less

Musk’s IP-less satellite Starlink service could change how we use the internet forever<p>Starlink, a massive satellite-based broadband internet service …

China's hypersonic aircraft would fly from Beijing to New York in two hours

The double-wing plane just aced wind tunnel tests at speeds of nearly 5,600 miles per hour.<p>A team of researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have tested a hypersonic plane in a wind tunnel to speeds of Mach 7, or 5,600 miles per hour, according a paper published (PDF) in the Chinese journal</i> …

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make …

Employment

Solar power: the next generation

Scientists are working on an exciting new material called perovskite – a light sensitive crystal which could revolutionise solar power.<p>In just a few years its power conversion efficiency figure is nearly on a par with traditional silicon at around 22 per cent, and it’s some 1,000 times thinner.<p>All …

Clean Energy

"Nanodrops" That Repair Corneas May Ultimately Replace Glasses

New eye drops developed by researchers from the Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Bar-Ilan University in Israel can improve both nearsightedness and …

Heaven on earth? 10 countries where the citizens don't have to pay income tax

1/10<p>The Bahamas | The Caribbean paradise levies zero income tax on personal income, corporate income or gains. The primary source of earning for its …

New Audi tech will let you ditch your toll road tag

Audi is about to make life easier for people that deal with toll roads on a daily basis. Instead of using an ugly stick-on tag or box for passing through and paying tolls, Audi will make it a built-in feature on some of its cars. It's called the Integrated Toll Module (ITM), and it uses a …

Welcome To The Worst Airport In India

Snapshot<p>The Kolkata airport is a microcosm of everything that it wrong with the city itself. Here’s a ground report from one who had to suffer.<p>Netaji …

India

SpaceX takes its first step toward selling Americans internet from space

SpaceX aims to launch two satellites of a new constellation on Feb. 18, the start of a network it expects to one day include more than 4,000 orbiting spacecraft beaming the internet to customers below—and generating billions of dollars in new revenue for the rocket maker.<p>Ajit Pai, chair of the …

This single-seater EV has wireless charging just like Formula E

As convenience transport goes, a tiny, single-seater electric car designed for darting through urban traffic and while you never have to plug in …

Why Paying Your Team Members the Way Tesla Pays Elon Musk Will Improve Their Performance

The unconventional compensation plan provides incentives to drive results and stick around.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>"Build me a rocket.<br>The heaviest, most powerful one ever.<br>And let's launch it.<br>And stick a cherry-red Tesla car inside.<br>And be able to reach Pluto."</i><p>In …

Tesla

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Trump Signals Tit-For-Tat Duties To Punish PM Modi's Move

As he prepares to seek re-election next year, PM Modi has been ensnared by a global wave of protectionism that could threaten the foreign direct …