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A Caterpillar May Solve Our Plastic Pollution Problem

A Caterpillar May Solve Our Plastic Pollution Problem

A common caterpillar viewed as a pest or fishing bait turns out to be the fastest degrader of plastic we've ever witnessed.
Tesla Announces Huge Supercharger Expansion

Tesla Announces Huge Supercharger Expansion

By the end of 2017, the number of Superchargers worldwide will have doubled, North America will have 150 percent more.
Amazon Exploring Autonomous Car Deliveries

Amazon Exploring Autonomous Car Deliveries

The online retail giant has reportedly formed a team that's exploring how the company might be able to take advantage of driverless-vehicle technology.
Why Apple's Tim Cook Once Threatened to Remove Uber From the App Store

Why Apple's Tim Cook Once Threatened to Remove Uber From the App Store

The ride hailing company also collected data from Unroll.me.
How to Recycle Your Technology

How to Recycle Your Technology

Do your part by donating your old tech or getting rid of it in an environmentally safe way.
Amazon Offers 'Lex' Chatbot Platform to Devs

Amazon Offers 'Lex' Chatbot Platform to Devs

Developers will be able to create their own chatbots using the same language processing that powers Amazon's own Alexa voice assistant.
Tesla Voluntarily Recalls 53,000 Cars

Tesla Voluntarily Recalls 53,000 Cars

A small gear in the electric parking brakes can fail, meaning cars get stuck in park.
New Tech Allows Researchers to Simulate and Study Landscapes

New Tech Allows Researchers to Simulate and Study Landscapes

Landscape architects have developed open-source modeling software that uses the basics of role-playing games to help solve environmental problems.
15 Things to Know About the 'Apple Park' Spaceship Campus

15 Things to Know About the 'Apple Park' Spaceship Campus

What has Apple come up with after investing billions of dollars and a decade-and-a-half of preparation? Before the company moves in, here's what you need to know.
Facebook Unveils Updated Surround 360 Cameras

Facebook Unveils Updated Surround 360 Cameras

Aimed at professional filmmakers, the cameras allow audience members to move around within a 360-degree scene, instead of being stuck in the camera's original position.
Forget Typing: Facebook Teases Internet Mind Control

Forget Typing: Facebook Teases Internet Mind Control

You could also be able to listen to speech and other sounds using an artificial skin. It's all part of Facebook's advanced Building 8 research efforts.
Facebook Really Wants to Beam Internet From Planes

Facebook Really Wants to Beam Internet From Planes

Even as it faces setbacks with its high-flying drone, Facebook is looking toward other efforts to beam internet from the sky to under-connected areas of the world.
How to Get Google to Quit Tracking You

How to Get Google to Quit Tracking You

On Maps, Google is with you every step of the way. But you can do something about it.
Google Is Developing Its Own Ad Blocker for Chrome

Google Is Developing Its Own Ad Blocker for Chrome

It would specifically target adverts deemed "beneath a threshold of consumer acceptability."
3 New iPhones, Including Premium Model, May Be Coming This Year

3 New iPhones, Including Premium Model, May Be Coming This Year

Bloomberg's unnamed sources say Apple is testing a curved glass screen that 'covers almost the entire front of the device,' plus 'stainless steel materials and more advanced cameras.'