Crunch Report | Creator of Android Teases Bezel-less Smartphone

The creator of Android, Andy Rubin, teases a photo of a new smartphone his company has been working on, Facebook officially launches Town Hall for contacting government reps and Spotify buys content recommendation startup MightyTV. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

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Between robots’ ‘safe’ and ‘unsafe’ zones, a sort of robot friend zone proposed

 It goes without saying that working with robots and heavy machinery is more than a little dangerous. While better practices and ethical companies are still less common than they should be, smarter robots are another, parallel solution. German research outfit Fraunhofer suggests an intuitive model for human-robot collaboration in industrial settings. Read More

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TechCrunch decides: The best and worst emoji of Unicode 10.0

 The always reliable Emojipedia (they have one job and they do it well (actually it’s a complex beat)) has posted the final list of emoji that will be included in the Unicode 10.0 release this June. There’s a bunch of great stuff in here if you like fantasy creatures and inclusion. But there are a couple clunkers, too. Let’s look at the best and worst of today’s emoji crop. Read More

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Airobotics scores authorization to fly autonomous drones in Israel

 A startup based in Petah Tikva, Isreal, Airobotics,has scored the right to fly drones autonomously for business purposes in Israel. The Civil Aviation Authority of Israel (CAAI) was the first in the world to authorize commercial, fully unmanned drone flights in their nation’s airspace.
Airobotics’ drones are marketed for use in site surveying, security and other industrial… Read More

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Samsung will sell a refurbished version of the Note 7 to address environmental concerns

 The final chapter of Samsung’s lengthy Note 7 saga apparently has yet to be written. Following pressure from environmental groups that culminated with a on-site protester at the company’s Mobile World Congress press event, Samsung has confirmed its intentions to re-release the Note 7 back into the wild in refurbished form. After announcing last year that it would simply… Read More

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ESA shows off sweet new renders of the Exomars 2020 rover

 Late last year the European Space Agency doubled down on its Mars mission, dedicated half a billion euros to the next phase of its Exomars 2020 program — and now we are seeing the benefits of that enormous investment: a pretty awesome new render of the rover they plan on deploying to the Martian surface. Read More

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GoDaddy doubles down on ‘The Internet’ in a marketing collaboration with Onion Labs

The Internet Good news for fans of GoDaddy’s Easter Egg-filled Super Bowl ad: The company has launched an entire campaign the ad’s star, “The Internet.” For those of you who haven’t seen it, the ad promoted GoDaddy’s new website building product GoCentral — so naturally, it depicted The Internet as a bearded, tattooed man. In a new series of videos created by… Read More

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