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Two Norwegian companies are building the first electric, autonomous container ship, which will cost three times more than comparable conventional ships but will cut annual operating costs by 90%. Read more...

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After a slight delay, NOMU has launched the S30 mini, the scaled-down follow up to its flagship handset with an introductory discount, half-price units, and the chance to score a free device. Read more...

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Destiny 2's open beta has been extended by two more days. Bungie has announced that it will be dedicating the remaining beta time for stress-testing game servers and other services. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced that the next version of the holographic processing unit in its HoloLens headset will incorporate a custom-designed AI coprocessor, which is now in development. Read more...

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You might think this is some strange new alternate reality, but you'd be wrong; The Rock and Apple's digital assistant Siri star in a sci-fi action movie parody together called 'The Rock x Siri'. Read more...

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For owners of the bootloop issue affected Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X devices, we got some good news for you. A developer has created a fix that can reportedly bring the dead handsets back to life. Read more...

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A Redditor has posted some hands-on pictures and a now-retracted video of the rugged version of Samsung's latest flagship device while sharing some info regarding the device's specs and design. Read more...

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In our weekly science round-up, we look at gravitational and quantum anomalies detected in Weyl semimetals, flyover movies of Pluto and its moon, and a robot that can find tiny water leaks in pipes. Read more...

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In a statement on its website, the UK Government has announced plans to require new drones heavier than 250 grams to be registered, with their owners obligated to sit safety awareness tests. Read more...

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Telegram 4.2 has been released for Android and iOS. The new update brings self-destructing messages and a CDN behind the scenes to further increase the speed of the Telegram network. Read more...

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Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Yoga comes with a 360-degree hinge, seventh-generation Intel processors, and keys that retract when the display is folded. Here's our review of Lenovo's new convertible. Read more...

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Researchers have launched a new system which aims to give users recipes for a meal of a photo they upload. The researchers trained the AI and managed to achieve a 65% success rate during tests. Read more...

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Following in the steps of China, the Russian parliament has passed a bill to ban the use of various tools such as proxies and VPNs, which allow unrestricted access to foreign content in the country. Read more...

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Microsoft has made a comprehensive list of features that are being removed or deprecated in the upcoming Fall Creators Update, including Microsoft Paint, 3D Builder, and Outlook Express. Read more...

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Alcatel's mid-range PULSEMIX smartphone with MotoMod-style SNAPBAK covers for enhanced sound, battery or just fancy lighting is now available from Cricket Wireless for just $79.99. Read more...

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Apple has updated its video creation tool, Clips. The app, which is available on iOS devices, now comes with new overlays and posters, and several Disney and Pixar characters to add to your creations. Read more...

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The plans have already been laid out. Mercedes, in partnership with Qualcomm, is launching its first wireless charging system for select vehicles from its electric cars model range in 2018. Read more...

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With virtual assistants popping up everywhere, one could assume that we have reached saturation point, but it seems that would be the wrong assumption with Lenovo announcing its entry into the market. Read more...

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The first official Minecraft novel has finally made its way to the Windows 10 Store. Priced at $11.99, it promises plenty of mystery, intrigue, and dangerous situations in a fantasy world. Read more...

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When it comes to Japanese games, if they're not made by Nintendo, developers can have a pretty tough time appealing to the mass market; and Michael Pachter believes this trend will continue. Read more...

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Debian 9 and Debian 8 have received updates to version 9.1 and 8.9 respectively. The main focus of these releases concerns security updates and new ISOs are also available for download. Read more...

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The US network has been accused of capping the speeds of its users when watching YouTube, Netflix, and the like. The company called it a temporary test for a new "video optimization" system. Read more...

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Firefox is set to handle tabs in a much more refined fashion after Quantum Flow lands in Firefox 55. In a test opening 1691 tabs (but not loading pages), Firefox 55 did it 30x quicker than Firefox 51. Read more...

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ProtonMail has, via Twitter, reiterated its intention to open source its Android application. The consequences will be that security experts can review the code making the platform even safer. Read more...

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A brand new player vs player death match mode, titled Ghost War, is set to arrive for Ubisoft's cooperative shooter Ghost Recon Wildlands for free. An open beta is planned for this summer. Read more...

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