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To help it reach new heights, the company is upgrading its existing robots by adding arms into the mix.It is the latest in a new trend within the food industry — and a number of industries globally — to increasingly depend upon machines rather than human labor.In order to help these machine chefs better do their jobs, Zume is giving them ABB robotic arms, which are capable of pulling pizzas from 800-degree ovens, and placing them on shelves.So efficient are these appendages that they can fill a whole rack in just 4.5 minutes.“We’re going to eliminate boring, repetitive, dangerous jobs, and we’re going to free up people to do things that are higher value,” co-founder Alex Garden, a former Microsoft manager and president of mobile game maker Zynga Studios, told the Associated Press in 2016.Seeing that a stat from Cintas claims that restaurants jobs are responsible for up to 33 percent of occupational burns, Zume really could be saving humans several trips to the hospital.
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Dating app Happn, whose “missed connections” type of dating experience connects people who have crossed paths in real life, is fighting back at Tinder.Seemingly inspired by Happn’s location-based features, Tinder recently began piloting something called Tinder Places – a feature that tracks your location to match you with those people who visit your same haunts – like a favorite bar, bookshop, gym, restaurant, and more.Of course Tinder’s move into location-based dating should worry Happn, which had built its entire dating app around the idea of matching up people who could have met in real life, but just missed doing so.Now, Happn is challenging Tinder Places with a new feature of its own.Happn founder, French entrepreneur Didier Rappaport, dismisses the Tinder threat.“We don’t see it as a threat at all but as a good thing,” he tells TechCrunch.
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Apple har släppt en nu omgång betaversioner av IOS 12, Mac OS Mojave, Watch OS 5 och TV OS 12, drygt två veckor efter den ursprungliga betan.I IOS 12 beta 2 märks bland annat nya intron till många appar, och en lång rad nya och fixade buggar.Apple verkar ha särskilt fokus på Facetime, den nya funktionen Screen Time och Siri.Mac OS Mojave beta 2 är den första uppdateringen någonsin som installeras via Systemuppdatering.Här syns bland annat en ny ”nattkarta” som används i Kartor om mörkerläget är aktiverat.TV OS 12 beta 2 har det utlovade stödet för Dolby Atmos.
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Penske is more than just yellow rental trucks – it’s the name behind delivery services, equipment, and according to a new campaign, confidence.The Martin Agency wanted to surprise people with the truth behind the Penske story – and wanted to do it in a visually compelling way, so the agency partnered with production company Supply & Demand, director Mac Premo and noted truck photographer John Sterling Ruth to develop a pictorial story, ‘Confidence.’It’s a comprehensive campaign designed to deepen understanding of the trucking company and illustrate that Penske doesn’t just deliver services and equipment – it also delivers confidence through its efficiency, which bolsters businesses across the country.Through hyper-targeted video, print, digital and social media, Penske highlights its size, capabilities and range of services that help its customers grow.Cliff Sorah, the senior vice president and group creative director behind the work for the Martin Agency, said: “Even the static images use negative space and visual expanse to create dynamism.The combination of print, digital, and social, give the campaign a cohesive feel from one space to the next, and tells a more complete story of this company – in a way the transportation industry has never seen before.”
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It’s safe to say that CD Projekt Red’s latest game Cyberpunk 2077 has impressed critics at E3 2018.The first-person role-playing game surprised us with its perspective, world, and combat, and we ended up awarding the game our Best in Show prize for the entire event.If you want to play the game on PC with the detail and fidelity on display at E3, however, you’re going to need a pretty powerful rig.CD Projekt Red revealed the PC specifications used during its E3 2018 demonstrations in the Cyberpunk 2077 Discord, and replicating them won’t be cheap.An Intel i7-8700K GPU at 3.7 GHz was used, as was a GTX 1080 Ti GPU — the latter goes for around $700 right now.Also used were two 16GB G.Skill Ripjaws V Series DDR4 RAM cards, which currently go for about $400 on Amazon in a two-pack.
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At this point, there's no real agency in pretending that the Trump Administration isn't working almost purely for personal gain, and not for the well being of this country.I don't know why I am still surprised when I read things like this.
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Getting Sky Cinema in your home is cheaper than ever today thanks to our exclusive Now TV offer.We've teamed up with the streaming service to offer you a 50% discount on multiple packages.As detailed below, new Now TV customers can two, four or six-month Sky Cinema passes on Now TV for half the usual price.TechRadar's exclusive Now TV dealWe know what you're thinking.You probably already have at least Netflix or Amazon Prime at home, so why do you need another subscription service?
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The group from HSE will consist of researchers from the Laboratory of Methods for Big Data Analysis (LAMBDA).This will give HSE researchers full access to data from the collaboration and allow the university to participate in various projects.If you look at the world's top 100 universities, for example those on the QS ranking, 90% of them participate in CERN experiments.'Researchers with the Faculty of Computer Science have been working with the LHCb collaboration for more than two years already.The Yandex School of Data Analysis (which has been a collaboration participant since 2015) has previously been given the opportunity to work with data from the experiment.The HSE group is now planning to further develop projects such as particle identification and LHCb calorimeter optimisation together with Yandex and other participants of the collaboration.
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Full release in Q3; supports containerisation, machine learningData management specialists Hortonworks today announced version 3.0 of the company’s Apache Hadoop-based Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP).HDP 3.0, which helps users store, process and analyse large volumes of data in a wide range of formats,was announced at the Dataworks Summit in San Jose.It is based on the latest version of open source distributed data storage and processing toolkit Apache Hadoop 3.1, and now offers containerisation, along with support for deep learning workloads like TensorFlow.Full release is slated for Q3.Hortonworks said that the platform includes engineered support for all of the major cloud object stores: Amazon S3 with support for native EDW, Windows Azure Storage Blob (WASB), and Google Cloud Storage (GCS).
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Mexican fans were a bit excited Sunday when their national team beat defending champ Germany 1-0.So excited that apparently the whole country jumped at once, and seismic sensors in Mexico City detected a small earthquake.In a tweet, the Institute of Geologic and Atmospheric Investigations in Mexico noted that at least two sensors registered the quake, and that it was caused artificially, "possibly by massive jumps" when Mexico's Hirving Lozano scored the match's only goal.Some seemed to disbelieve the event, with many asking why no magnitude was given in the tweet, as is usually listed with earthquakes.Institute director Carlos Del Ángel told BuzzFeed News the event was similar to a magnitude 3 earthquake.On its blog, the institute noted that the event would have gone unnoticed by regular people, even though seismic monitors still spotted it.
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Taiwanese contract electronics manufacturer Foxconn has purchased a building in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to serve as its North American headquarters, according to the Associated Press.Foxconn is buying the 611 Building originally owned by Northwestern Mutual, which handed the building over to the company in a ceremony on Friday.It says that it will house 500 workers in the new headquarters, which will also include an “innovation center” designed to aid startups working on applications for the LCD panels that the company plans to manufacture in the state.Louis Woo, Special Assistant to Foxconn chairman Terry Gou, said that the company will “focus on building a stronger corporate team here in Milwaukee.”The company has also announced a partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, which will allow five engineering students to intern at the company’s facility in Mount Pleasant before traveling to the company’s headquarters in Taiwan to work on research projects in February.Last year, Foxconn announced plans for a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin that would manufacture LCD panels, and is expected to initially employ 3,000 people (it could employ upwards of 13,000 in the future).
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Xiaomi Mi A1 is a smartphone launched by Xiaomi in conjunction with Google in September 2017.It was the first Xiaomi smartphone to come with stock Android.Earlier this year, the company faced a lot of challenges in bring Android Oreo to the Xiaomi Mi A1.However, fresh reports suggest that Xiaomi has commenced the beta testing of Android 8.1 for the Mi A1.Although Xiaomi has not announced any date for the release of this update, the company is testing the Android 8.1 update together with the June security patch, which means that the push of this update is imminent, perhaps by the end of June or early next month.As a reminder, Xiaomi Mi A1 is scheduled to be one of the earliest Xiaomi devices to receive Android P whenever it arrives.
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Glasgow School of Art's iconic Mackintosh building caught fire yesterday, a year before it was set to be reopened having been extensively refurbished after another five four years ago.More than 120 firefighters were deployed by Scottish Fire and Rescue Services to tackle the fire.The building was in the completion of being repaired having been ablaze in 2014, resulting in loss of the art work of the students at the time.Neighbouring nightclub, the 02 ABC has also been badly damaged according to reports and videos shared through social media.The 2014 fire had destroyed around 20% of the western wing of the building - a later extension completed in 1909, containing the library with a further 30% smoke damaged as tweeted by Paul Sweeney, Labour and Co-op member of parliament for Glasgow.The Mackintosh building was named after Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scotland's most famous designer.
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Apple's developers have not been lazy since the company Grayshift began selling Graykey, a small jar which helps the police and other authorities to cracka Iphones passcode.the Company has developed something it calls the usb restricted mode, a latch to do that you have to unlock the phone to activate the usb mode in the lightning connector and, for example, connect to Itunes.the Function is included in the launch of IOS 12 and IOS 11.4.1 and, according to Apple soon to be released to the public.An anonymous source said, however, to the Vice that Grayshift already is a step ahead and has found a way to bypass the latch.the Source claims that Grayshift have ready for the future Graykey by, inter alia, include several unused functions can be activated when Apple has closed the security flaws used in the day.as long As Grayshift and similar businesses can find ways to circumvent the Iphone's security system can be ill-intentioned hackers also do it, and therefore, Apple continues to struggle to plug all the holes that are discovered.
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Volvo may have spun Polestar out as its electrified sports car brand for the future, but it’s still looking to the EV experts to give its core model range a performance boost.The automaker has confirmed that the new Volvo 60 Series will be available in a Polestar Engineered form, with its hybrid drivetrain given a more aggressive twist.Volvo brought Polestar Performance, the tuning company, in-house back in 2015, splitting it from the Polestar racing team from which it got its name.Then, in mid-2017, Polestar got a new focus.Rather than focusing on squeezing more potency out of Volvo’s existing turbocharged and supercharged engines, Polestar would instead spin out to focus on electrification.Specifically, on how electric cars could deliver high performance, not just fuel economy and reduced emissions.
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Fiat 500X buyers can now elect an option pack to make their crossover look just a little bit different from everyone else's.The new Adventurer Edition package may not bring as many rough-and-tumble upgrades as its name suggests, but it does dress the 500X up with some fresh design add-ons.On the outside, the 500X Adventurer has 18-inch wheels, black roof rails, orange mirrors that match orange stripes on the lower bodysides and new mudguards.There's a little more utility added inside thanks to a new molded tray for the inside of the cargo area and all-weather slush mats front and rear.Buyers can elect from white, black and two shades of gray for the exterior, while the inside of the Adventurer can be done up in black or brown upholstery.The Adventurer package builds on the 2018 Fiat 500X Trekking, meaning it's powered by a 2.4-liter inline-four engine with 180 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque, with a nine-speed automatic transmission.
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Apple har på en rad punkter förändrat reglerna för appar i App Store den senaste tiden med bland annat möjligheter för apputvecklare att ge gratis provperioder till användare, samt nya regler mot att utvinna kryptovaluta på IOS-enheter.Den senaste förändringen är ett tydligt förbud mot att sälja vidare information om personerna i din kontaktbok, något som Bloomberg var först med att upptäcka.Numera är det helt förbjudet för appar i App Store att samla information om personerna i våra kontaktböcker för att sedan sälja vidare datan till en annan part.Datan får inte heller användas för att skapa användarprofiler.Stopp för kryptofesten – appar för kryptovaluta förbjuds i App StoreAppar får fortfarande be om tillgång till vår kontaktinformation, men inte längre sälja den vidare.
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An extremely rare woolly mammoth bone has been found on a beach in Scotland.The mysterious bone was found on a beach in Loch Ryan in southwest Scotland by Nic Coombey of local economic development and environmental group Solway Firth Partnership.The bone was sent off for scientific analysis by experts from the National Museum of Scotland who say that it is likely part of a woolly mammoth’s femur.The Solway Firth partnership notes that only one other woolly mammoth bone has been recorded in Scotland.However, the bone, which was found in the 1800s, has been lost, as have details about it.“Mammoth species roamed the steppes of North America and Western Europe from about 100,000 and 14,000 years ago,” explained the Solway Firth Partnership, in its statement.
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A raccoon scaled a skyscraper in Minnesota, on Tuesday, managing to climb at least 20 storeys on UBS Tower as onlookers snapped photos from outside and within the structure.Per WCCO, the raccoon was “first spotted at the Town Square building, huddled in a nook above the sidewalk,” but when building workers tried to rescue it from a potential fall, it decided to instead climb to nearly the top of the neighbouring 25-story building.Locals have deemed the animal “Spider-Raccoon,” per Minnesota Public Radio News.This poor raccoon apparently got itself stranded on a ledge of the Town Square office building in downtown St. Paul, likely on an errant mission to raid pigeon nests on the skyway over 7th Street.— Tim Nelson (@timnelson_mpr) June 12, 2018According to NPR, firefighters made appearances in the building to see where the raccoon was, and city officials set up cat food-laden traps on the roof to lure the critter to the top where it could be safely retrieved.
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AKQA has acquired a majority stake in architecture and interior design practice Universal Design Studio and industrial design consultancy Map Project Office to form a new multidisciplinary design group.The two design firms, which were both founded by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, will remain distinct companies and their co-founders will continue to serve as board directors.But they will now come together under AKQA's roof to offer digital and material design services from the innovation agency's London studio.AKQA chief executive Ajaz Ahmed said: "Having admired Edward and Jay’s work for over 20 years, this venture is the realisation of a decades-long dream.It is the culmination of an exciting vision that embodies the spirit of invention we have always stood for; to push the limits and solve problems in unexpected ways."Barber and Osgerby added: “We are delighted to join a community that shares our ethos of collaboration and innovation.
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