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Uber in talks to sell ATG self-driving unit to Aurora

Eighteen months ago, Uber’s self-driving car unit, Uber Advanced Technologies Group, was valued at $7.25 billion following a $1 billion investment from Toyota, DENSO and SoftBank’s Vision Fund. Now, it’s up for sale and a competing autonomous vehicle technology startup is in talks with Uber to buy it, according to three sources familiar with the…

NASA talks about new precision landing technology that needs no pilot

One of the riskiest parts of exploring another planet or moon is the landing. Often, landing sites, particularly on the moon, are covered in rocks and craters. NASA has robotic and crewed missions to the moon, and Mars planned for the future. One challenge of the landing process is avoiding landing on the steep slope…

TCL talks rollables, waterfall displays and Project Archery 3.0

However, the company is stressing that it's not looking to rush these products to market TCL announced new tablets, a smartwatch, NXTPaper technology and more at IFA Berlin 2020, but the company has also released information about its future endeavours. The China-based company will release a Waterfall Display that, similar to Huawei’s Mate 30 Pro,…

Intel talks up its 10nm Tiger Lake laptop system-on-chips as though everything is going according to plan

Intel has revealed details of its 11th Generation Core technology, including its Tiger Lake laptop-friendly system-on-chip family featuring Willow Cove CPU cores and so-called SuperFin 10nm transistors. Despite a delay in the chip maker's 7nm production plans after years of stalling with 10nm, credible competition from AMD, acknowledgement that external foundries might be needed for…
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Apple Pay under scrutiny from Dutch regulators in new antitrust probe

Apple is facing scrutiny from Dutch antitrust regulators over Apple Pay and access to the iPhone’s NFC hardware. As reported by Bloomberg, the Netherlands Authority for Consumers has opened an investigation into “whether users get a free choice of financial apps with contactless payments.” The investigation doesn’t mention Apple or the iPhone by name, but…
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Friday deals: 12.9-inch Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro $300, Sonos sale from $139, more

Today’s best deals include Apple’s 12.9-inch Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro at $300, plus Sonos Smart Speakers are on sale before Christmas, and official Apple iPhone cases are discounted. Head below for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. Apple’s 12.9-inch Magic Keyboard for iPad Pro hits all-time low Amazon offers Apple’s 12.9-inch…

These are the best Android TV devices [Late 2020]

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, streaming at home is more important than ever. If you or someone you know is in need of a new streaming box, Android TV is a great choice — Wonder Woman 1984 is coming, and HBO Max still isn’t on Roku. Here are the best ways to get Android…

Digital donations: retailers using technology to offer something back

Since March and the first coronavirus-prompted lockdown in the UK, retailers have been proactive in their efforts to support good causes. From finding novel ways to help consumers purchase goods for food banks to reserving certain timeslots in store for NHS staff and vulnerable people, there are countless examples of retailers showing their caring side…

China Stakes Its Claim to Quantum Supremacy

Last year Google won international acclaim when its prototype quantum computer completed a calculation in minutes that its researchers estimated would have taken a supercomputer 10,000 years. That met the definition for quantum supremacy—the moment a quantum machine does something impractical for a conventional computer.Thursday, China’s leading quantum research group made its own declaration of…