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The HoloLens augmented-reality headset projects believable images of people into real settings.
- Why Google’s Self-Driving Bubble Cars Might Catch On
The compact, speed-limited vehicles being tested by Google might have a better chance at success than automated versions of conventional cars.
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Bitcoin’s most influential developer has proposed a controversial fix that would help it handle more transactions.
- Courting App Makers to Unlock Your Car’s Powerful Data Trove
Startups like Automatic are trying to interest developers in gadgets that plug into your car, hoping to power a new wave of mobile apps.
- Oculus Rift Hack Transfers Your Facial Expressions onto Your Avatar
Facebook teams with researchers to transfer your smiles and frowns into virtual reality.
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Make Sunsets is already attempting to earn revenue for geoengineering, a move likely to provoke widespread criticism.
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