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Switch to smartweeding with Ecorobotix

Yverdon-les-Bains (Y-Parc), Switzerland, May 30th, 2018 – ecoRobotix Ltd, a Swiss company developing the next generation of weeding robots for …

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All the puzzling things that happen to your body when you masturbate, explained by science

<b>This post is part of Mashable's</b> <b>Masturbation Week</b><b>. May is National Masturbation Month, so we're celebrating by exploring the many facets of …

NXP completes deal to buy Freescale and create top auto chipmaker | Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - NXP has completed its nearly $12 billion deal to buy Freescale, doubling the proportion of auto-related revenue to 40 percent to create the world’s top maker of automotive electronics, it said on Monday. Faltering demand in computer and phone markets, once semiconductor …

Law firm bosses envision Watson-type computers replacing young lawyers

Artificial intelligence is already making headway into the law office.<p>"<i>The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers</i>." —<i>Henry VI, Part …

Ashkenazy pays $115M for Madison Ave. home to Hermès

<b>UPDATED 1:30 p.m., July 15:</b> Ben Ashkenazy’s Ashkenazy Acquisition bought the Madison Avenue Hermès men’s store for $115.2 million.<p>The property is …

ASUS' ZenWatch 2 launches in the Google Store

Want a brand new Android Wear smartwatch while sticking to a tight budget? It's your lucky day. The Google Store has started carrying ASUS' ZenWatch 2, which offers the latest Android experience while starting at a very frugal $149 US. You don't have the full selection of straps or case colors -- …

First magnetic wormhole created in lab

Researchers in Spain have created the first–ever magnetic wormhole in a lab. The specially designed sphere is capable of transferring a magnetic …

Why storing solar energy and using it at night is closer than you think

In May, when Tesla Motors announced its new battery product to vast media buzz, the talk was all about people putting batteries in their solar-powered homes, and thereby becoming that much less reliant on the grid.<p>But there was always another and perhaps even bigger side of the story — the idea …

EU ban on aging boilers expected to bring ‘mammoth’ energy savings

New energy standards for home boilers entering into force this month are expected to take offline the equivalent of 47 Fukushima-type nuclear power …

The Solar Sunflower: Harnessing the power of 5,000 suns

The Sunflower has a massive total efficiency of around 80%, thanks to very clever tech.<p>High on a hill was a lonely sunflower. Not a normal sunflower, …

French restaurateurs urge ban on 'Uber-style' meal-sharing websites

Restaurant owners call for ban on site which lets diners book home-cooked meals with amateur chefs<p>French restaurant owners are urging the government to ban “meal-sharing” websites where gourmets can book dinners cooked at home by amateur chefs, in the latest clash between the country's tradespeople …

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Intel bets on drone development with $60m investment in Yuneec

Already taking significant steps to firmly embed itself in the world of wearables as part of a strategic move to avoid the mistakes of the past, Intel is also showing an increasing interest in the drone business.<p>The U.S. chip maker this week announced a sizable $60-million investment in Yuneec, a …

Anaphylaxis

<b>Anaphylaxis</b> is a serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death.[4][5] It typically causes more than one of the following: an …

Scientists create a 'wormhole' for magnetic fields

Humanity is still a long way from creating space-time wormholes -- if they're even possible -- but that isn't stopping Spanish researchers from achieving something similar for magnetism. They've produced a wormhole-like effect that transports a magnetic field from one point in space to another …

How Your City's Streets Affect Your Mental Health

Architecture impacts your mood more than you may think.<p>Do you feel your mood shift when you leave home in the morning? Maybe you're dreading work or school, but new research suggests that something as simple as the architecture around you can greatly affect your mood.<p>Colin Ellard, the director at …

Samsung will take its legal fight with Apple to the Supreme Court

It's been three years since Samsung lost its multimillion-dollar patent battle against Apple, but the South Korean company is still trying to forestall the judgement. After the US Federal Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Samsung's plea to reconsider a ruling upholding the case's damages, the …

Next Texas Energy Boom: Solar

Companies are spending $1 billion on new projects to harvest electricity from the sun<p>FORT STOCKTON, Texas—A new energy boom is taking shape in the oil fields of west Texas, but it’s not what you think. It’s solar.<p>Solar power has gotten so cheap to produce—and so competitively priced in the …

Spitzer’s first development foray ‘socks’ the waterfront

A rendering of 416-420 Kent Avenue<p>Three hulking, deconstructed and robotic monsters — I mean that in a good way — will soon rise over the …

Enabling the Future of IoT Filament

Device-to-blockchain transactions<p>Encrypted signing of device data for direct participation in distributed ledger architectures<br>• Enables quality and …

July was warmest month on Earth in 136 years, NOAA says

Another month, another record high for global temperatures, U.S. government scientists announced Thursday.<p>Earth's average surface temperature for the month of July was 61.86 degrees Fahrenheit (or 16.61 degrees Celsius). That made July the hottest month since meteorologists began keeping track way …

Jimmy Carter, Starting Cancer Treatment, Continues To Fight Global Disease

"I hope the last Guinea worm dies before I do."<p>This morning President Jimmy Carter announced that he will undergo treatment for brain cancer, as the Associated Press reports. This news is hot on the heels of a surgery Carter had earlier this month to remove a cancerous mass from his liver. His …

Comcast-owned NBC buys part of Vox Media and its stable of news sites

$200M deal gives Comcast/NBC stake in Vox.com, The Verge, Polygon, and Re/Code.<p>NBCUniversal today announced that it is making a $200 million equity …

Samsung unveils 2.5-inch 16TB SSD: The world’s largest hard drive

Third-generation 3D V-NAND is now up to 48 TLC layers and 256Gbit per die.<p>At the Flash Memory Summit in California, Samsung has unveiled what appears …

McCain: US should allow sale of defensive weapons to Vietnam

SINGAPORE (AP) — America needs to provide Vietnam with more defensive weapons, U.S. Sen. John McCain said Saturday as tensions in the Asia Pacific …

Surviving a British winter with a not-so-smart thermostat

Just under a year ago, I had British Gas' Hive smart thermostat bolted on to my home's existing aged central heating system. The easiest thing to do would have been to just review it there and then, but if I'm being honest, it makes more sense to talk about a device like this when you've used it …

Louie Gohmert: 'It's Time To Bomb Iran'

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) said he thinks it's time to take drastic measures against Iran.<p>"It's time to bomb Iran," Gohmert said in an interview Wednesday with Family Research Council President Tony Perkins on the radio show "Washington Watch," according to Right Wing Watch.<p>“We need to make clear …

Google Docs for Android updated with full-screen document review

Today's Google Docs update makes it slightly easier to quickly pop into a document and give it a read without having the editing tools get in your …

A Google Now open API is in the works… and support for theme park ride queue times

Google Now will one day be able to work with information from all of the apps you use. Expanding on the current pilot program that works with 40 third-party services, the plan is to offer an open API in the future, that anyone can build into their apps.<p>Aparna Chennapragada, Director of Product …