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Self-driving cars green-lit for tests on Seaport roads, rotary, overpasses

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Self-driving cars have been given the green light to traverse well-trafficked roads in the Seaport and Fort Point areas of South Boston, according to a letter sent by the city last night.


Google self-driving cars will finally take passengers

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Eight years and two million miles after Google began to build self-driving car technology, it's ready for passengers.


Dish unveils $999 system to make live online video easier

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Dish, a company known largely for its old-school satellite TV, is now trying to make it easier for people to stream quality video live over YouTube and Facebook.


Google Home's assistant can now recognize different voices

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Google's voice-activated assistant can now recognize who's talking to it on Google's Home speaker.


Galaxy S8: More screen and elegance, but a hefty price tag

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Samsung's new Galaxy S8 phone is stunning. But its $100 price hike is hard to swallow.


Aspiring tech prodigy tries to re-route self-driving cars

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Austin Russell, now 22, was barely old enough to drive when he set out to create a safer navigation system for robot-controlled cars. His ambitions are about to be tested.


Google AutoDraw turns doodles into art

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In November last year, Google asked people to start drawing doodles to aid an AI experiment called Quick, Draw! It was an example of machine learning, with the doodles we drew helping to teach the AI's neural network what different shapes represent so it could better predict what it was viewing.


Crime-busting video doorbell Ring expands as clones undercut on price

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With over 1 million customers, $109 million in new financing and a new product set for release in April, the Ring isn't just a doorbell anymore.


Elon Musk's latest target: Brain-computer interfaces

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Tech billionaire Elon Musk is announcing a new venture called Neuralink focused on linking brains to computers.


Trump official: AI effect on jobs is 'far away'

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The Trump administration appears to be taking a hands-off approach to preparing for the future of automation and artificial intelligence, despite warnings from tech analysts who say AI is already here and helped guide policy measures enacted in the waning months of the Obama presidency.