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New lifesaving drone rescues swimmers
A new lifesaving drone has been used to rescue two teenagers from the rough seas off the coast of Australia's Lennox Head, New South Wales.(image)


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Two swimmers were in serious trouble off the coast of Australia, until a drone came to their rescue.(image)


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All stories start somewhere, and the story of the driverless car begins in a research lab in Pittsburgh, where Carnegie Mellon University Professor Red Whittaker was one of the first to develop a fully autonomous driving machine.(image)


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The programs controlling driverless cars are computers, after all, and all computers are hackable.(image)


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More than 1.25 million people die every year in auto accidents. Driverless cars could change that.(image)


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Say goodbye to humans behind the wheel. Self-driving cars are coming faster than you think, and the changes they bring will reach far beyond our roads. Meet the companies building our driverless future and find out what to expect when machines take the wheel.(image)


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Below the surface of the Internet we all know, lies a deeper, darker web where a piece of your personal data may end up.(image)


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Are innovative transport systems the way to go in the future? Some of these inventors think so.(image)


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Can a zebra crossing change its stripes?
London-based tech company Umbrellium has invented a smart crosswalk that can change size, color and shape according to the needs of its urban environment.(image)


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Starling Crossing, created by London-based firm Umbrellium, is capable of tracking and anticipating movements on the street, as well as analyzing road conditions, in real time.(image)


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This virtual politician wants to run for office
Meet SAM, the world's first virtual politician. The AI-powered New Zealander talks to voters through Facebook Messenger.(image)


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Twitter is now 280 characters. Here's how to not be annoying
Just because we HAVE more than 140 characters doesn't mean we have to USE more than 140 characters in every single tweet. Here are some tips:(image)


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