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Boston Dynamics newest robot learns to open doors

We knew this day would come sooner or later. Like the cloned velociraptors before it, Boston Dynamics’ newly redesigned Spot Mini has figured out how to open doors — with either its arm or

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If You Have Anxiety, You Should Watch More Horror Movies

Unsplash/ Hermes Rivera Over the years my anxiety has shown itself in a lot of different ways. There was the phase when I was a little kid and “re afraid” flushing the toilet. There was the

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Elon Musks Boring Co. flamethrower is real, $500 and up for pre-order

So that flamethrower that Elon Musk teased The Boring Company would start selling after it ran out of its 50,000 hats? Yeah, it’s real- and you can pre-order one now if you crave need a ridiculous

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Walmart Tumbles After Slowing Online Growth Jolts Investors

Walmart Inc.fell the most in more than two years after delivering a disappointing annual profit forecast, triggering fears that its bid to catch up with Inc. online is losing momentum.The

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Ingvar Kamprad, Ikea’s Swedish Billionaire Founder, Dies at 91

Ingvar Kamprad, whose boyhood business of selling pencils and seeds from his bicycle in Sweden eventually grew into the Ikea furniture chain, has died. He was 91.” One of the greatest entrepreneurs

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Should Data Scientists Adhere to a Hippocratic Oath?

The tech industry is having a moment of reflection. Even Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook are talking openly about the downsides of software and algorithm mediating “peoples lives”. And while

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Marmite maker Unilever threatens to pull ads from Facebook and Google

One of worlds biggest advertisers says it will avoid platforms that generate divisionUnileverMarmite maker Unilever threatens to pulling ads from Facebook and GoogleOne of world’s

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Burger King Takes Jab At Ajit Pai, Explains Net Neutrality With Whoppers

This is a whopper of a pro-net neutrality advertisement.On Wednesday, Burger King liberated a new commercial that uses their famed Whoppers to explain to unsuspecting customers what a world without

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