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    Drones will take to the skies to detect and repair small potholes

    Drones will take to the skies to detect and repair small potholes by scanning roads for cracks and filling them with 3D printed asphalt Engineers have created a drone that can detect potholes by scanning roads  Army of drones will work at night while streets are empty to avoid...
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    Canada’s Telus says partner Huawei is ‘reliable’: reports

    The US-China tension over Huawei is leaving telecommunications companies around the world at a crossroad, but one spoke out last week. Telus, one of Canada’s largest phone companies showed support for its Chinese partner despite a global backlash against Huawei over cybersecurity threats. “Clearly, Huawei remains a viable and...
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    Sorrell's S4 Capital seeks more deals in digital-only drive

    MUNICH (Reuters) – Martin Sorrell is on the lookout for acquisitions to expand his new advertising venture S4 Capital, aiming to capitalize on the disruption sweeping the industry by pursuing a pure-play digital strategy. FILE PHOTO: Sir Martin Sorrell attends a conference at the Cannes Lions International Festival of...
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    Are peacocks' colorful tails actually camouflage?

    Are peacocks’ colorful tails actually camouflage? Study claims their bright plumes may help them communicate with other birds without catching the eye of predators Study says peacocks’ predators can’t distinguish the colors of their feathers Their predators, including tigers and stray dogs, only have two color receptors This means...
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    Following a record year, Illinois startups kick off 2019 on a strong foot

    Illinois’s startup market in 2018 was very strong, and it’s not slowing down as we settle into 2019. There’s already almost $100 million in new VC funding announced, so let’s take a quick look at the state of venture in the Land of Lincoln (with a specific focus on...
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    Austrian data privacy activist files complaint against Apple, Amazon, others

    VIENNA (Reuters) – Apple (AAPL.O) and Amazon (AMZN.O) are among eight tech firms named in a complaint filed in Austria by non-profit organization noyb, which cited their failure to comply with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). FILE PHOTO: Austrian lawyer and privacy activist Max Schrems checks...
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    NASA reveals four options for its future flagship telescope

    NASA’s next flagship telescope is the James Webb spacecraft, but the long-term direction of NASA’s research remains uncertain.  America’s space agency has now turned to a team of expert astronomers to choose its eventual successor which will be built and sent into space in the 2030s.  Four vastly different designs...
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    Snap’s exec team continues to shrink as more reports of internal drama surface

    Days after Snap announced the departure of its CFO, reports have emerged that the company’s HR chief was asked to leave following an internal investigation late last year that had led to the firing of its global security head. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Snap fired global...
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    Robots will be your colleagues not your replacement: Manpower

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Fears that robots will eliminate your job are unfounded with a growing number of employers planning to increase or maintain headcount as a result of automation, staffing company ManpowerGroup said in a survey published on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A robotic bartender prepares drinks inside a space...