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Apple is developing its own LiDAR sensors, talking to potential sensor suppliers for self-driving cars: report

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We might not see the fruits of Apple’s self-driving car project for years, and it’s certainly hit some speed bumps along the way — but Apple isn’t quite ready to give up on self-driving cars yet.

Now, Reuters reports Apple has held discussions with at least four companies about having them potentially supply advanced LiDAR sensors for autonomous vehicles. The report also says that Apple is still working on its own LiDAR development.

The Capcom Home Arcade revives classic games for a steep price

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Arcade games are making a comeback.

Capcom revealed the Capcom Home Arcade Tuesday, a home console with 16 pre-loaded classic Capcom  games that embraces the spirit of the arcade and brings it to your home.

Developed by Koch Media, the plug-and-play Capcom Home Arcade is both a console and a controller, resembling an arcade gamepad with joysticks and buttons for two-player gaming. Sure, the fact that it’s literally designed to be the Capcom logo seems a little conceited, but it seems like…

29-year-old Katie Bouman responsible for first black hole image

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29-year-old Katie Bouman, a computer scientist, led the development of the algorithm that captured the first-ever image of a black hole. She began working on the algorithm three years ago as a graduate student at MIT. Read more…

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Amazon and Microsoft will go head-to-head for Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud-computing contract

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For more than a year, some of the biggest tech companies in the U.S. have been competing for a $10 billion dollar cloud-computing contract with the U.S. Defense Department.

On Wednesday, the Pentagon announced who the two finalists for this extremely lucrative deal are: Amazon and Microsoft.

Tech giants have been seeking out the U.S. government contract for joint enterprise defense infrastructure, or JEDI, since it was first announced in 2017. It is considered to be “one of the largest…

Shark vacuum on sale for the lowest price ever on Amazon — save $235

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Spring cleaning means breaking out your vacuum and finally giving all those pesky dust bunnies the boot. If your old one just isn’t doing the trick anymore, now is the perfect time to upgrade, because Amazon just put up a pretty crazy price cut on a high-end Shark vacuum.

For a limited time, you can pick up a Shark ION F80 vacuum for $235 off of its usual $449.99 price — which means you’re only paying $214 (its lowest price ever and an absolute steal).

8 hidden Roku tricks for the ultimate streaming success

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Here are 8 tips to make your Roku experience totally deluxe. Learn how to compare costs of streaming content across services using search, find private channels, and set up super cool screensavers. Read more…

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8 of the best laptops for kids in 2019

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Kids younger than ever are mastering computer skills, and not just to watch videos on YouTube. As computers continue to play a larger role in our everyday lives, children are learning how to use the internet, word processing, coding, and other everyday computer skills, and applying those skills in various aspects of their education and recreation. 

When purchasing a computer for your child, we recommend buying a laptop in lieu of a desktop. Kids will benefit from the portable nature of…

8 of the best laptops for kids in 2019

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Kids younger than ever are mastering computer skills, and not just to watch videos on YouTube. As computers continue to play a larger role in our everyday lives, children are learning how to use the internet, word processing, coding, and other everyday computer skills, and applying those skills in various aspects of their education and recreation. 

When purchasing a computer for your child, we recommend buying a laptop in lieu of a desktop. Kids will benefit from the portable nature of…

8 of the best laptops for kids in 2019

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Kids younger than ever are mastering computer skills, and not just to watch videos on YouTube. As computers continue to play a larger role in our everyday lives, children are learning how to use the internet, word processing, coding, and other everyday computer skills, and applying those skills in various aspects of their education and recreation. 

When purchasing a computer for your child, we recommend buying a laptop in lieu of a desktop. Kids will benefit from the portable nature of…

8 of the best laptops for kids in 2019

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Kids younger than ever are mastering computer skills, and not just to watch videos on YouTube. As computers continue to play a larger role in our everyday lives, children are learning how to use the internet, word processing, coding, and other everyday computer skills, and applying those skills in various aspects of their education and recreation. 

When purchasing a computer for your child, we recommend buying a laptop in lieu of a desktop. Kids will benefit from the portable nature of…