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The field of emerging technologies is as close to the cutting edge as you are likely to get. It is a fast changing, often complicated and exciting part of the tech industry. If it interests you, sign up for the emerging technologies news email - we'll help you stay at the tip of that cutting edge. The term emerging technologies refers to any technology that is significantly different to that which exists today. It is the part of the technology industry that pushes the boundaries by evolving existing ideas, converging current technology, and making scientific breakthroughs. Some of the most exciting emerging technologies are in the health sector. They include 3D printers that can make body parts, powered exoskeletons and genome editing. Virtual reality technologies are set to break new ground in education, keyboards are likely to become a thing of the past with brain-controlled computers, and regular advances are being made in the field of artificial intelligence. These are only some examples of emerging technologies, but the whole sector is covered with our daily news email. Sign up today to get all of the latest emerging technologies news delivered straight to your inbox.

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Your Weekly Recommendations Sunday, June 25, 2017
 
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Google's Oskar Fischinger Doodle And The Era Of Browser Visualization
Forbes • Contributor, Kalev Leetaru
There's an underwater robot battle happening in Long Beach
KPCC • Kpcc Staff
This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web (Through June 24)
Singularity Hub • Alison E. Berman
Honda's Self-Driving Approach Starts With the Acura NSX Supercar
Wired • Brett Berk
SoftBank's $100 billion vision fund eyes quantum computing
The Economic Times of India • Jeremy Kahn
US approves sale of drones to India: General Atomics
The Economic Times of India
Finally, The Perfect App For Superfans, Stalkers, And Serial Killers
Forbes • Janet Burns, Women@Forbes
What will happen when a self-driving car kills a bystander?
The Guardian • Jack Stilgoe
Google Debuts a New Virtual Reality Video File Format
Fortune Magazine • Jonathan Vanian
I trained a neural network to create CIA malware codenames
The Next Web • Matthew Hughes
 
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Big Data, Google Inc
Google's Oskar Fischinger Doodle And The Era Of Browser Visualization
ForbesContributor, Kalev Leetaru
Shutterstock Thursday’s Google Doodle paid homage to famed artist Oskar Fischinger, who explored the “music of the visual world.” To honor his incredible ingenuity in combining the visual and musical worlds, Google created a fully interactive browser-based synthesizer that allows anyone to...
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Colleges & Universities, Education
There's an underwater robot battle happening in Long Beach
KPCCKpcc Staff
“Stinky” the Robot competes in an underwater robotics competition. The team of high school engineers at Carl Hayden High School in Phoenix, Arizona surprised everyone with their robot and their ingenuity. ; Credit: Courtesy of MacGillivary Freeman Films KPCC StaffStudents from around...
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Robotics, Teachers & Administration
This Week’s Awesome Stories From Around the Web (Through June 24)
Singularity HubAlison E. Berman
SPACE NASA Finds Evidence of 10 New Earth-Sized Planets in Our Corner of the Galaxy Sean O’Kane | The Verge “A total of 2,335 of those have been verified as exoplanets, 21 of which are Earth-sized and orbit in their star’s habitable...
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Auto Industry, Self-Driving Cars
Honda's Self-Driving Approach Starts With the Acura NSX Supercar
WiredBrett Berk
For all its prowess, there’s something weird about the NSX. Acura's supercar uses a quartet of motors—three electric, one gas—to put power to any given wheel just when you need it most, making the supercar explosive, agile, and confidence-inspiring. Here’s the odd...
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Emerging Technologies, Finance
SoftBank's $100 billion vision fund eyes quantum computing
The Economic Times of IndiaJeremy Kahn
SoftBank Group Corp's $100 billion Vision Fund is scouting for possible investments in quantum computing, an experimental science being researched by companies such as Google and IBM to succeed current computer processor technology. Shu Nyatta, who helps invest money for the fund,...
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Barack Obama, Drones
US approves sale of drones to India: General Atomics
The Economic Times of India
The United States government has approved the sale of a naval variant of the Predator drone made by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc to India, the US-based company said on Friday. Reuters reported earlier on Friday that the US government was expected...
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Artificial Intelligence, Social Media Industry
Finally, The Perfect App For Superfans, Stalkers, And Serial Killers
ForbesJanet Burns, Women@Forbes
Tweet This We're now down to less than a second for [comparing] 40 million profiles, and hope to get down to less than a tenth of a second for 100 million. Courtesy Dating.ai Dating.ai lets users scour big dating sites for particular...
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Self-Driving Cars
What will happen when a self-driving car kills a bystander?
The GuardianJack Stilgoe
The technological autopsy on last year’s Tesla Autopilot crash has now closed. Regulators must now take responsibility for safety improvements As a social scientist researching emerging technologies, I am fascinated by the bumps, scrapes and abrupt turns of self-driving cars as they...
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Virtual Reality
Google Debuts a New Virtual Reality Video File Format
Fortune MagazineJonathan Vanian
Google’s virtual reality push involves making some changes to the way people view videos in full 360 degrees. The search giant (goog, +0.89%) said this week that it created a new video file format called VR180 that it hopes makes will make...
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Artificial Intelligence, Medical Science & Research
I trained a neural network to create CIA malware codenames
The Next WebMatthew Hughes
The Central Intelligence Agency is America’s best-known intelligence agency, but it’s still shrouded in secrecy. Thanks to Wikileaks, we’ve learned a lot about its internal workings, particularly when it comes to cyber-espionage. One thing that I’ve come to appreciate is the humorous...
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