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Facebook hopes to launch an internet satellite in early 2019

Facebook has cooperated on internet satellite initiatives (with less-than-ideal results), but there's been precious little word of plans to make its own satellite beyond high-level promises. Now, however, there's something tangible. Both publicly d…
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Ticketmaster hopes to speed up event access by scanning your face

Ticketmaster envisions a future wherein you no longer need either a physical or a digital ticket to get into a venue. Its parent company Live Nation, has announced that the ticket sales giant has teamed up with and invested in a face recognition comp…
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NASA hopes to send a probe to Alpha Centauri in 2069

If you thought NASA was playing the long game with its plan to put people on Mars in the 2030s, you haven't seen anything yet. New Scientist has learned that a team at the administration's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has started planning a mission tha…
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Epic hopes ‘PUBG’-style ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ will tempt gamers

Epic Games' Fortnite has been out for a while in paid Early Access, but hasn't quite taken off in the same way that, say, Player Unknown Battlegrounds (PUBG) has. The hot new indie "battle royale" title has a massive, rabid user base and an impressiv…
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Hopes for early U.S. release of performance-tracking ‘smart condom’ premature

Jokes about second brains will gain new meaning when men wear British Condom’s i.Con smart condom. Performance metrics are one-shot only although you can download them to your phone and share on social media, or not.

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NASA hopes for five more year-long ISS missions

Just because Scott Kelly has landed and retired doesn't mean that NASA is done with long-term stays in space. The agency informs Ars Technica that it's aiming for five more year-long missions aboard the International Space Station, with the first sta…
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Harvard’s 3D-printed heart on a chip hopes to make drug testing safer

Scientists at Harvard University have developed the world’s first 3D-printed heart-on-a-chip device, which could allow experiments on human hearts without requiring testing on a living and breathing person.

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Google hopes to crowdsource Android Wear watch face designs from you and your friends

Thanks to a new partnership between Paper and Android Wear, you’ll be able to partake in a social media competition that involves a “global search for unique watch face designs” for the Android Wear watch.

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Tesla hopes existing tech improves its semi-autonomous driving

Many have speculated that Tesla could have prevented the Autopilot-related Florida crash if its cars had lidar (visible light detection and ranging) to better understand the world around them, not just cameras and radar. However, Tesla might have a w…
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The unique NuAns Neo hopes to make its worldwide debut through Kickstarter

Now available only in Japan, the incredibly unique-looking NuAns Neo Windows 10 Mobile phone hopes to make its worldwide debut through a recently launched Kickstarter campaign. If all goes well, the phone will be available in November.

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This DIY robot on Indiegogo hopes to spur kids’ inegenuity

A DIY robot named Antbo is geared toward teaching children and teenagers how to program in an interactive manner. The robot aims to “specifically target maker, design, and coding enthusiasts to help foster their skills.”

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This crazy subwoofer backpack hopes to let you bring the boom anywhere

Bass on the go is going up a notch. New York City-based start-up bassAware has launched a crowdfunding campaign for Drop, its new wearable audio backpack designed to provide bass only the wearer can hear.

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