Robot patrol: Israeli Army to deploy autonomous vehicles on Gaza border

Israel is planning to bolster its high-tech arsenal by deploying fully autonomous military vehicles along the country’s dangerous border with Gaza.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/01/robot-patrol-israeli-army-to-deploy-autonomous-vehicles-on-gaza-border.html

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Army's smart earbuds can save soldiers' hearing

Since 2014, the Army has been deploying a cutting-edge headset called TCAPS that is designed to protect the hearing of its soldiers. The system can deaden loud noises while improving ambient sounds that are necessary for situational awareness.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/09/armys-smart-earbuds-can-save-soldiers-hearing.html

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Walmart Catches the Drone Delivery Bug


Walmart on Monday filed a request with the Federal Aviation Administration to begin deploying commercial drones to transport goods from outside vendors to its distribution centers, as well as to customers’ homes. The company, which has been testing drones in indoor flights, wanted an exemption in order to deploy small unmanned aircraft systems, wrote Shekar Natarajan, Walmart vice president, logistics strategy, in a letter to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta. Its goal was to create a more efficient delivery system to move merchandise.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82669.html?rss=1

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IBM goes Apple: Helpdesk calls way down compared to Windows

IBM, at one time a Windows PC heavyweight, is now deploying Macs internally and is seeing a precipitous drop in helpdesk calls.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/19/ibm-goes-apple-helpdesk-calls-way-down-compared-to-windows.html

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Facebook launches News Feed prioritization first via its iOS app

Facebook on Thursday began deploying a new feature first through its iOS app, making it easier for users of the social network to decide which posts are and are not presented by the social network’s News Feed.

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