Scientists develop shape-shifting 'skin' that would give robots the ultimate camouflage

Humans might think that we have a pretty good handle on camouflage, but in the grand scheme of things we’re really just amateurs.

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Russian Head of $4B Bitcoin Exchange Charged in Massive Money Laundering Scheme


A grand jury in the Northern District of California indicted a Russian man for running a massive money laundering operation through the BTC-e bitcoin exchange, a group of federal officials announced Wednesday. The exchange allegedly received up to $4 billion in proceeds from various criminal activities, including the 2014 hack of the Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange. The suspect, 37-year-old Alexander Vinnik, was arrested Tuesday by Greek authorities, and charges in an unsealed indictment were released the following day.

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The best VR headsets and accessories

Whether you’re looking to lay down a couple grand for a top-of-the-line VR rig or only willing to throw-in for the price of a large pizza, there’s a VR setup out there to fit your needs.

The post The best VR headsets and accessories appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Ultimate virtual reality holiday gift guide

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Whether you’re looking to lay down a couple grand for a top-of-the-line VR rig or only willing to throw-in for the price of a large pizza, there’s a VR setup out there to fit your needs.

The post Ultimate virtual reality holiday gift guide appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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'Mayhem' rules as DARPA's battle of the machines hits Las Vegas

A system called “Mayhem” has clinched the $2 million top prize in DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge in a competition to use software that automatically defends networks against attacks.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/08/mayhem-rules-as-darpas-battle-machines-hits-vegas.html

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Amazon wants to turn street lights and even church steeples into drone docking stations

Amazon appears to have a grand plan for its Prime Air drone delivery service. A recently awarded patent suggests it’s looking to turn the top of street lights, cell towers, and even church steeples into docking stations for its flying machine.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/21/amazon-wants-to-turn-street-lights-and-even-church-steeples-into-drone-docking-stations.html

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DARPA wants to use AI to squeeze more bandwidth out of the airwaves

DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) has launched its latest Grand Challenge, this time to bring advanced machine-learning capabilities to the way the radio frequencies are used.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/04/01/darpa-wants-to-use-ai-to-squeeze-more-bandwidth-out-airwaves.html

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Apple Store at Grand Central closed until further notice due to power outage

Article Image A power outage at New York City’s Grand Central Terminal has reportedly forced one of Apple’s most heavily trafficked retail stores to be closed until further notice.

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GTA: Liberty City Stories comes to iOS, Pixelmator adds Apple Pencil tilt to more brushes

Article Image Rockstar on Thursday launched a remastered iOS version of Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, while Pixelmator continued imrproving its illustration app to take advantage of the iPad Pro.

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Apple's Federighi positions open-sourced Swift as 'primary,' scalable programming language

Article Image Apple has grand ambitions for its newly open-sourced Swift programming language, senior Software VP Craig Federighi suggested in a Thursday interview, including making it a “front to back” development option.

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‘Bionic model’ will strut down New York Fashion Week runway with prosthetic arm

During fashion house FTL Moda’s New York Fashion Week show at Grand Central Station’s Vanderbilt Hall on Sunday, model Rebekah Marine will strut down the runway with one of the most unique accessories — a bionic arm. Philadelphia-based Marine, who was born without a right forearm, was fitted with an i-limb quantum earlier this year. The i-limb is one of the most advanced prostheses available, and with it, Marine has quickly become one of the most visible faces in a fashion world becoming increasingly more inclusive to models who have disabilities.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/09/11/bionic-model-will-strut-down-new-york-fashion-week-runway-with-prosthetic-arm/

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China, Russia amassing personal info seized in hacks for counter-intelligence

Chinese and Russian intelligence services are collecting personally identifiable information on a grand scale so they can target American government workers for counter-intelligence, a U.S. official told CNN Tuesday.


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Rounding up GTA V on the PC: How do AMD, Intel, and Nvidia perform?

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Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V has finally come to PC — we round up the results from across the web that examine CPU, GPU, and various detail scaling. It’s the definitive graphical edition — but can everyone enjoy it?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/203800-rounding-up-gta-v-on-the-pc-how-do-amd-intel-and-nvidia-perform

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Apple Inc Campus 2 Spaceship Ring tops out fifth floor at front gates (video)

The grand, expansive entry of the center “Spaceship” Ring in Apple’s Campus 2 mega-project has reached its ceiling, with a steel structure now only barely visible over the construction barrier from the street, but clearly discernible from the air.



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