Mozilla gave $100,000 to secure email platform harnessed by Antifa groups

Mozilla has awarded $100,000 to RiseUp, a secure communication platform widely used by anti-fascist groups.

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Amazon has a patent for an underwater storage facility that looks like something out of James Bond

Amazon has been awarded some interesting patents in recent months, including a storage facility that looks like a beehive. But this latest one may top them all.

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DARPA is having Boeing build its amazing, experimental spaceplane

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Boeing a contract to build its spaceplane in an effort to make launching space satellites cheaper and easier.

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Army picks Sig Sauer's P320 handgun to replace M9 service pistol

The U.S. Army on Thursday awarded Sig Sauer a contract worth $580 million to make the next service pistol based on the company’s P320 handgun.

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High school to use tech to help the blind differentiate paper money

A school in Maryland has been awarded a grant from MIT to develop a device to help the visually impaired identify paper currency, but advocates for the blind remain deeply frustrated that such a device is necessary

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NASA just gave $100K to a company that wants to steer asteroids toward Earth

NASA has awarded funding to California-based company Made in Space to develop technology that may see asteroids become self-propelled spacecraft

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DARPA aims to develop smarter, nimbler vehicles

DARPA announced on Tuesday that it has awarded contracts to eight organizations to develop smarter, more agile ground vehicles that aren’t burdened by extra armor.

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Apple's CarPlay wins Autoblog 2016 Technology of the Year award

Article Image Apple’s CarPlay was awarded the “best individual technology feature in a vehicle” by Autoblog at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show.

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Apple takes 11th place in awarded US patents in 2015

Article Image Apple was awarded 1,938 U.S. patents in 2015, placing it No. 11 overall in newly earned inventions, according to the latest intellectual property rankings published on Wednesday.

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Apple's iPhone 6s, 6s Plus win Anandtech's "Editors Choice Gold" award

Article Image Anandtech has awarded Apple’s new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus the site’s “Editors’ Choice Gold” ranking, the first iPhone to ever rank that highly and only the second phones to receive it since the site began in 1997.

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Future Apple devices might boast personalized Maps imagery, turn audio into haptic vibrations

A pair of patents awarded to Apple on Tuesday illustrates research running the gamut of mobile tech, with one invention detailing an advanced mapping system with customizable and shareable image data, and another covering ways to convert audio data into haptic vibrations for the hearing impaired.

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Apple mapping patent provides seamless outdoor/indoor location determination

Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent for harnessing onboard iOS device sensors to automatically switch from one location subsystem, such as GPS and indoor wireless gateway proximation, to another seamlessly and without user interaction.



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Apple wins patent for Shanghai store glass cylinder entrance co-designed by Steve Jobs

Apple this week was awarded a design patent for the cylindrical entrance to its iconic Shanghai retail store –?a concept credited in part to late company co-founder Steve Jobs.



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Apple wins patent on Kinect-like depth mapping technology for 3D gesture interfaces

Apple has been awarded a patent for a depth-mapping technology for a Kinect-like 3D gesture interface, adding to the intellectual property inherited from its acquisition of Israeli firm PrimeSense in 2013.



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Apple awarded patent for magnetic power that could wirelessly energize keyboards & mice

Apple on Tuesday was officially awarded a patent related to wireless, magnetic power systems that could one day in the future allow low-power devices like keyboards and mice to be powered over the air, without any physical contact or even battery necessary.



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