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The truth about where 11 tech breakthroughs really came from

It's like the famous quote mistakenly attributed to Pablo Picasso: Good artists copy; great artists steal.<p>There's something to be said for being the first one to the market.<p>But the history of tech is riddled with cases where a company just straight up takes an old idea, perfects it, and ends up as …

Bill Gates

Boston Dynamics employees were frustrated with Google's plan for a household robot

When Boston Dynamics posted a video of its humanoid robot, Atlas, walking in the snow and recovering from getting kicked, Google was not happy.<p>As one former employee told Tech Insider, it "soured the soup" of a relationship that was already heading south.<p>Bloomberg first reported the issues …

Robotics

Dropbox's Infinite feature needs deeper access to your computer

On the surface, Dropbox's Project Infinite sounds great. The feature will give you access to everything in your account without having to store them on your computer. It's bound to save space, especially if you're using an SSD with a smaller capacity. As <i>Motherboard</i> reported, though, a lot of people …

One chip to rule them all? The Internet of Things and the next great era of hardware

Narbeh Derhacobian Contributor<p>Narbeh Derhacobian is the co-founder and CEO of Adesto Technologies, which provides application-specific, ultra-low-power non-volatile memory products.<p>It’s been almost 10 years since Apple unveiled the iPhone. Since that day, the smartphone has been the overwhelming …

IBM Inches Ahead of Google in Race for Quantum Computing Power - MIT Technology Review

All kinds of things are hooked up to the Internet these days, but Jerry Chow’s computer stands out. Chilled by liquid helium, his superconducting …

A Secret Tool to Catch the Next VW-Style Emissions Cheat - MIT Technology Review

Volkswagen’s vast diesel emissions fraud went undetected for years. To finally expose it, an academic group attached portable emissions measurement …

Hanging by the pool with my Amazon Tap (video)

Hanging by the pool with my Amazon Tap (video) So for me SUMMER IS HERE and me and Debby have been hanging by the pool quite a bit here in Phx AZ. I …

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Renault’s RS16 SuperClio: the full story

We go behind the scenes with Renault Sport’s fastest ever car<p>“It’s a SuperClio – all the DNA of the current car, but going further with the …

Here's what's coming up in episode 1 of all-new TG TV

The wait is nearly over: all-new Top Gear returns tomorrow evening, May 29th, and we can share some details about what you can expect from the first …

Report: First Hyundai N Performance Model to Launch in 2017

Genesis brand to also receive high-performance models<p>Hyundai has revealed that the first vehicle from its N performance division will debut in 2017. Speaking with <i>Autocar,</i> N brand boss Albert Biermann, who left BMW M in 2014 for Hyundai’s performance division, has revealed that the i30 (Elantra GT …

This is Peugeot’s 500bhp Indy 500 concept

Yes, it’s only a concept, but goodness, isn’t it a striking one? Officially, it’s called the Peugeot L500 R Hybrid. Unofficially, it’s a bit …

11 things we learned about the new Porsche Panamera

TG.com got a chance to ride along with Porsche’s engineers as they sign-off the all-new Panamera before it reaches showrooms later in the year. We’d …

How Housemarque is turning to its past for its future

Even if the city of Helsinki didn't have a decent claim to being the capital of video games, it's certainly got a decent shout of being where the …

America Needs Tesla And The Model 3 To Succeed (To Compete With Toyota)

Success for Tesla Motors and the Model 3 is success for America.<p>I just returned from a month-long stay in Gladwyne, a wealthy enclave near Philadelphia. I insert “wealthy” because, until this year, towns like Gladwyne have had a dearth of American sedans: lots of Lexi, and, of course, German cars. …

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