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Human liver cells seeded in mouse expands 50-fold to functional organoid

Scientists work out the cellular assembly for seeding a whole new organ. Vascularized engineered human liver tissue that has self-organized into a lobule-like microstructure. (credit: Chelsea Fortin/Bhatia Lab/Koch Institute for Integrative Canc.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: Top7 min. ago Related News

For Seattle Women Called Alexa, Frustrating To Share Name With Amazon Device

Reader reifman writes: Since Amazon introduced the Alexa-enabled Echo device in 2014, the jokes have become so omnipresent that Alexa Philbeck, 29, briefly considered changing, or at least obscuring, her name. The Seattle Times speaks to four women u.....»»

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Wishful thinking: Alexa fan fiction

Hey, it’s the weekend! Who’s up for a some domination?Writing for Wired, Brian Barrett and David Pierce think Amazon is.“The first Alexa Phone gets Amazon even closer to total domination.” (Tip o’ the antlers to Nick Sayer.)There is… a.....»»

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Meet the VR ONE– Thinnest & Lightest VR Backpack PC

This impressive looking PC is marketed by MSI as the world’s 1st gaming laptop powered by GeForce GTX 1070 GPU......»»

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Lyft Steps into the Autonomous Car Market

Until now, Lyft was highly viewed as an alternative to ride option for Uber. Now with their new announcement, the on-demand car service takes steps to become a serious contender for autonomous vehicle throne......»»

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In China, Silicon Valley Giants Confront New Walls

The recent struggles of Apple, LinkedIn and Facebook show why the number of tech companies willing to have a try in China is dwindling......»»

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One Family, Many Revolutions: From Black Panthers, to Silicon Valley, to Trump

Ben Horowitz is helping define the modern tech age. His father shaped the ’60s radical left — before taking a hard right turn. Family chats get interesting......»»

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Is This the Woman Who Will Save Uber?

Bozoma Saint John, the marketing star who’s worked with Beyoncé, Apple and more, brings humanism, Instagram savvy and Chanel to the beleaguered brand......»»

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Kenyon City Grill Review

The Kenyon City Grill promises fire-grilled results without the flame. We gorged ourselves on grilled goods to determine if this electric grill could deliver flame-kissed flavor while remaining safe enough to use indoors or out. The post Kenyon City.....»»

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Family of dead AlphaBay suspect says he was a “good boy”

Alexandre Cazes, 26, also apparently spent a lot of time in a "pickup artist" forum. Enlarge / Alexandre Cazes, in an undated photo posted by his stepmother, Kathy Gauthier. (credit: Kathy Gauthier) The stepmother of the late Alexandre Cazes t.....»»

Source:  ArstechnicaCategory: Top1 hr. 58 min. ago Related News

Why "experiental" marketing will be a massive IT challenge

In the 1989 comedy Back the Future, Part 2, Marty McFly travels into the high-tech, space-age future of 2015 where he encounters, among other dazzling wonders, a shark hologram advertising Jaws 10.That kind of advertising is called experiential ma.....»»

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Norway, the Country Where No Salaries Are Secret

In Norway, there are no such secrets. Anyone can find out how much anyone else is paid -- and it rarely causes problems. From a report: In the past, your salary was published in a book. A list of everyone's income, assets and the tax they had paid, c.....»»

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C-Turtle: The landmine-detecting robot "turtle"

The disposable robot is made from cardboard and powered by a Raspberry Pi Zero computer......»»

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UK to bring in drone registration

Drone owners will also be required to pass a safety awareness test......»»

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Repeating GIF of a storm cloud fools millions into believing it was live

Facebook's algorithms may be working to punish fake live video, but millions tuned into a live video that was actually an old GIF. The storm itself was real -- but it actually happened back in 2015. The post Repeating GIF of a storm cloud fools milli.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: Top4 hr. 22 min. ago Related News

Curved sensors won"t be just for smartphones, full-frame Nikon patent suggests

Several curved sensor patents suggests smaller cameras, but Nikon just patented a lens for a full frame curved sensor. The patent is for a 35mm f/2.0 lens, but it's unclear if it is for a mirrorless or DSLR camera. The post Curved sensors won't.....»»

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Kodi Magazine "Directs Readers To Pirate Content"

An anonymous reader writes: A British magazine is directing readers to copyright-infringing software, the Federation Against Copyright Theft (Fact) has said. Kodi is a free, legal media player for computers -- but software add-ons can make it possibl.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: Top5 hr. 14 min. ago Related News

Stocks Rise on Earnings News; Nasdaq Up 1.2%

Investors focus on strong earnings gains, ignore D.C. Follies. Falling dollar helps, boosting profits 1% for every 2% decline in the buck......»»

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Slackware, Oldest Linux Distro Still In Active Development, Turns 24

sombragris writes: July 17 marked the 24th anniversary of Slackware Linux, the oldest GNU/Linux still in active development, being created in 1993 by Patrick Volkerding, who still serves as its BDFL. Version 14.2 was launched last year, and the devel.....»»

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Tech breakthrough could give us more efficient LEDs and invisibility cloaks, too

Researchers at the University of Michigan want to make your LED lights 50 percent more efficient -- and develop Harry Potter-style invisibility cloaks in the process. Here's what they have developed. The post Tech breakthrough could give us more effi.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: Top7 hr. 38 min. ago Related News