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Driverless car technology is being thwarted by kangaroos

Roughly 3.3 million years after ancient humanoids invented the earliest known tools, mankind is on the cusp of perfecting sophisticated self-driving technology that has the potential to revolutionize…

Google hit with record EU fine over Shopping service

Google has been fined 2.42bn euros ($2.7bn; £2.1bn) by the European Commission after it ruled the company had abused its power by promoting its own shopping comparison service…

Volvo’s driverless cars ‘confused’ by kangaroos

Volvo’s self-driving technology is struggling to identify kangaroos in the road. The Swedish car-maker’s 2017 S90 and XC90 models use its Large Animal Detection system to monitor the…

Please and Thank You: How DARPA Is Teaching Robots Manners

Humans know to silence a ringing phone when they’re in a quiet library, and to say “thank you” after someone lends a helping hand. Now, robots will learn…

‘Wired’ Roads Could Power Electric Cars As You Drive

A new wireless power system could help people avoid the inevitable jumbled mess of tangled cords and offer a more efficient way to charge electric vehicles on the…

Paytm Payments Bank Integrates UPI to Simplify Transactions

Paytm has announced that the Paytm Payments Bank will adopt the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) to simplify transactions. The Paytm Payments Bank account holders will be able to…

Microsoft, Intel, Nvidia Invest in Canadian Startup Element AI

Tech giant Microsoft, chip-maker Nvidia and Intel have made the investment for a Canadian artificial intelligence (AI) startup “Element AI”, the media reported. According to a report in…

Microsoft Pix Camera Update for iPhone and iPad Adds Prisma-Like Filters

It wasn’t too long ago when Prisma, an app that turned any mundane photo into a work of art, was the talk of the town. Now, Microsoft is…

Microsoft AI plays a perfect game of Ms Pac-Man

One of Microsoft’s artificial intelligence systems has conquered the 1980s video game Ms. Pac-Man. The team, from Microsoft-owned Canadian AI firm Maluuba, achieved the perfect score of 999,990….

Plex App for Android Will Now Let You Play Files Stored on Your Phone

Popular media server Plex has just brought a major update to its app for Android. You can now open and play pretty much any video file stored on…