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Samsung Is Coming Up With A 17-Lens 360-Camera For VR

Samsung may now have the VR camera to beat.The company just unveiled a new 17-lens 360-degree camera for VR that can live-stream in 4K. Called the 360 Round, it will be available in the U.S. later this month. Samsung hasn’t yet revealed how much the beast of a camera will cost, but we’re pretty sure

Snapchat Unveils An $80 Dancing Hot Dog Costume

Snap Inc. has released a Dancing Hot Dog Costume through its online Amazon store. The costume sells for $80 and is even available for two-day shipping, making it a great option for anyone still scrambling to find a costume. Finally, you can rest assured knowing that the awful cliché costumes you’ve been considering until this

Baidu Aims To Come Up With Driverless Cars by 2021

In a latest development, Chinese search giant Baidu has some bold new targets for its self-driving auto plans. The company’s CEO Robin Li recently outlined company’s self-driving vehicle goals for the next few years onstage touting a plan to roll out driverless busses in China next year, semi-autonomous vehicles by 2019, and fully autonomous cars

China Stops WeChat Features Ahead of 19th National Congress

In the lead up to the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China this month-a major changing of the guard which will see widespread retirements among senior leaders-the country’s censors have been cracking down on everything. Now, popular Chinese social media app WeChat has begun restricting how its users can use the platform

Texas prisoners Come To The Relief Of Hurricane Harvey Victims

After Hurricane Harvey devastated Texas and Louisiana in late August, prison inmates in Texas reached out with a helping hand. More than 6,600 incarcerated individuals in Texas dipped into their limited commissary funds to donate to the American Red Cross, pooling together more than $53,000 for Harvey relief efforts. The surprising number comes from a

China’s Tiangong-1 Space Station Likely To Crash In The Next Few Months

China’s 8.5-ton Tiangong-1 space station, originally launched in 2011, has seen its orbit rapidly decay and is now expected to hit the Earth in the next few months. According to Chinese officials, they had lost the ability to correct the station’s altitude and expected it to plummet to the ground between October 2017 and April

Now Order Food On Facebook

No need to eat that plain dry toast anymore. Everyone’s favorite social network launched its food delivery function across the U.S. It is called Order Food. Alex Himel, Facebook’s vice president of local, makes ordering food on Seamless sound like a byzantine adventure. Facebook is introducing its own way to order food that seems exactly

Dubai police To Ride Hoverbikes From Star Wars

The Dubai police, which already has luxury patrol cars, self-driving pursuit drones, and a robot officer, just announced it will soon have officers buzzing around on hoverbikes, which look like an early version of the speeder bikes used by the scout troopers on Endor in Return of the Jedi. The force unveiled its new Hoversurf

BlackBerry’s Next Phone Seems To Counter Trends With Enormous Bezel

BlackBerry is preparing to launch a new mid-range phone, and It’s called the BlackBerry Motion, that is lower bezel huge. The phone (originally codenamed Krypton) is rumored to be a mid-ranger, with a Snapdragon 625 or 626 CPU, 4GB of RAM, a full HD display, IP67 water- and dust-resistance, a fingerprint sensor built into the

Airbus Plans To Have Self-Flying Taxis By 2023

Airbus plans to put a self-flying electric vehicle in the sky next year, with the aim of eventually launching a an automated flying taxi service. The aviation company announced it has successfully tested the propulsion system for its multi-passenger, electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) craft, CityAirbus. The test was the first step in the

Google Unveils Home Mini

Google has announced a brand new tiny smart speaker called Google Home Mini at a special media event in San Francisco.The mini smart speaker retails for $49 (the same price as Amazon’s Echo Dot), and it can be hooked up to any traditional speaker system to add an artificially intelligent assistant. The Google Home Mini