Dubai's 'space simulation city' aims to pave the way for life on Mars

Dubai in the UAE is planning to build a huge “space simulation city” in the desert so scientists can develop life-supporting systems on Mars. Last year the UAE said it wanted to build a city on the red planet within 100 years.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/02/dubais-space-simulation-city-aims-to-pave-way-for-life-on-mars.html

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Apple, Accenture Team on iOS Enterprise Apps


Apple and Accenture have partnered to develop iOS tools and services to help enterprises connect with their customers through iPads and iPhones. Accenture will create a dedicated iOS practice within Accenture Digital Studios, staffed by a range of visual and experience designers, programmers, data scientists and architects, as well as hardware and software designers. An Apple expert will be embedded in the team. “Starting 10 years ago with iPhone and then with iPad, Apple has been transforming how work gets done,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook.

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Russia develops hypersonic 4,600 mph Zircon missile

The race to develop an unstoppable and unbeatable weapon capable of defeating all the military defense systems in the world is getting much too close for comfort.

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IBM plans to build the first commercially available universal quantum computer

IBM has announced IBM Q, a major initiative to develop quantum computing that ranges from improvements to the IBM Experience, to the first commercially available universal quantum computer.

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IBM, Nvidia release new PowerAI software suite for deep learning projects

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IBM and Nvidia have collaborated to develop a new software suite for Power microprocessors and Nvidia GPUs. Dubbed PowerAI, it’s meant to allow for much faster deep learning and faster problem solving.

The post IBM, Nvidia release new PowerAI software suite for deep learning projects appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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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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Ride in the sky: Airbus says it will test airborne taxis as early as 2017

Airbus has turned to its innovation branch, A3, to lead the Vahana project, an effort to develop autonomous flying vehicles that could shuttle passengers and cargo from point A to B for around the cost of a taxi ride.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/19/ride-in-sky-airbus-says-it-will-test-airborne-taxis-as-early-as-2017.html

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75 years after it was first deployed, will US Army bring back the 'jeep'?

Were it not for efforts by the U.S. military to develop a lightweight, unarmored, all-terrain vehicle for the battlefield there might not be a market for SUVs today.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/22/75-years-after-it-was-first-deployed-will-us-army-bring-back-jeep.html

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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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Samsung suggests you don’t update to Windows 10 until it gets around to making drivers

In case the quality of the display on the Samsung KS9500 isn't compelling enough for you to drop a few grand, it includes a SmartThngs hub.
Eighteen months is apparently not long enough for Samsung to develop Windows 10 drivers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/229433-samsung-suggests-you-dont-update-to-windows-10-until-it-gets-around-to-making-drivers

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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.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/27/darpa-aims-to-develop-smarter-nimbler-vehicles.html

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Apple moves to bring iCloud infrastructure in-house predicated by backdoor fears – report

Article Image Apple’s multi-year effort to develop its own servers and networking hardware has reportedly been driven in large part by security concerns, as the company worries that supply chain tampering may lead to deeply embedded vulnerabilities which are difficult to find and remediate.

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Report: Apple Has Assembled a Crack Team of VR and AR Experts


Apple reportedly has hired a team of hundreds of workers as part of a plan to develop a new set of virtual reality headsets. The report came on the heels of Oculus VR finally taking preorders on its Rift virtual reality system, which it is offering for $599. The Rift is scheduled to begin shipping on March 28. Apple has poached a number of experts in the field from other companies, including Microsoft and Lytro, according to the report. Apple also reportedly acquired Flyby Media, a firm that specializes in augmented reality.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83059.html?rss=1

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Hoverboard company Arx Pax touts hover engines for Elon Musk's Hyperloop

Technology from Arx Pax, the firm behind the Hendo Hoverboard, will be used to develop prototype engines for Elon Musk’s ambitious Hyperloop high-speed transport plan.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/01/21/hoverboard-company-arx-pax-touts-hover-engines-for-elon-musks-hyperloop.html

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Demandware Teams With eBay on Omnichannel E-Commerce Solution


Demandware and eBay Enterprise on Monday announced an alliance to develop a fully enabled omnichannel commerce solution that will provide integrated access to Demandware’s Commerce Cloud platform and eBay Enterprise’s suite of back-end and fulfillment technologies and services. The solution will let current and prospective clients significantly reduce the complexity of managing their front- and back-end systems to deliver an all-around customer experience, said the companies, which have several customers in common, including Michaels Stores.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83002.html?rss=1

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MIT, Adobe aim to end ‘code rot’ by letting software auto-optimize itself

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Two of the biggest names in tech are teaming up to figure out how we could develop software for fixing one of the fundamental problems with developing software.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/220017-mit-adobe-aim-to-end-code-rot-by-letting-software-edit-software

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