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Robot Cars Can Learn to Drive without Leaving the Garage

Playing video games and surfing Google Street View can teach software a lot about driving.

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Air Force Tests IBM’s Brain-Inspired Chip as an Aerial Tank Spotter

Chips with silicon “neurons” could make satellites, aircraft, and drones smarter.

Internet of things

This $500 Tablet Brings Words to Blind Users’ Fingertips

The first of its kind, the device will include a touch screen and 14-line Braille display.

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