Elon Musk teases one Easter Egg to rule them all for Tesla owners

 How do you like your eggs? If you answered “Easter,” you have something in common with billionaire tech visionary Elon Musk, who never tires of building the things into the software for his Tesla vehicles. Now, the CEO is teasing a forthcoming Easter Egg for people he’s heard like Easter Eggs: An Easter Egg with Easter Eggs in its Easter Egg. Musk’s tweet suggests a way… Read More

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Facebook adds new features to Instant Articles to encourage email sign-ups and Page Likes

 Facebook today rolled out an improvement to its Instant Articles feature¬†that now lets publishers¬†include call-to-action units in their articles to better connect with readers, including those that encourage email sign-ups and Page Likes. The company also announced it’s testing two more units for publishers interested in offering free trials of their digital subscriptions and another… Read More

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This secret tool for sneaky vacation planning on the low at work is sneaky and awesome

Work sucks. Who among us hasn’t had a moment of relief at the office wasting a few minutes of company time planning how best to spend that precious vacation?  The numbers back it up, too—according to data from KAYAK, most people are using the travel planning site during office hours, with 57 percent of searches in the U.S. taking place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. during the workweek.  The site just launched a brand…

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How to teach robots teamwork

For robots to make our lives easier, they’ll need to work together. But how do we teach them teamwork? University of Southern California engineer Nora Ayanian studies how groups of robots, including flying drones, can be better collaborators and what the machines can teach humans about collaboration. Mark Frauenfelder and I interviewed Nora about robot collaboration in this episode of For Future Reference, a new podcast from Institute for the Future: Please subscribe to For…

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Adidas reveals upcoming super fly 3D-printed sneakers

Adidas is using 3D printing to create super fly kicks of the future. On Friday, the company unveiled Futurecraft 4D, its latest 3D-printed sneakers, made possible through a partnership with Carbon — a Silicon Valley-based tech company focused on innovative product creation. SEE ALSO: Adidas concept 3D prints a custom shoe to maximize your running potential The 4D sneaker is part of the company’s efforts to create performance data-driven 3D-printed midsoles for consumers based on…

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HBO promos give us a peek at new 'Game of Thrones' costumes

Hard as it is to believe, the characters on Game of Thrones are all part of one big old family: HBO. In a series of new promos featuring characters from all its original programming, the cable giant gave us a little tease of new Game of Thrones costumes, and the giant crossover show we didn’t know we wanted. SEE ALSO: The worst possible ways ‘Game of Thrones’ could end All three ads show characters laughing,…

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Reported criminal racial abuse soars 57% on London Underground

London’s Evening Standard writes that since Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, reports of crimes involving racial hatred on the London Underground have risen 57%. A total of 468 racially and religiously aggravated offences were reported on the Tube from July to December, compared with 297 in the six months leading up to the referendum in June. The crimes also surged in the immediate aftermath of the Brexit vote and in the weeks after…

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