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CES 2019: TV set maker LG makes its sets disappear

The CES 2019 gadget show is revving up in Las Vegas. Here are the latest findings and observations from Associated Press reporters on the ground as technology’s biggest trade event gets underway.

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Giving up gas: China’s Shenzhen switches to electric taxis

One of China’s major cities has reached an environmental milestone: an almost entirely electric-powered taxi fleet.

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• Video review and goal-line technology are coming to water polo to help the oldest Olympic team sport keep pace.

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China launches pioneering mission to far side of moon

China launched a ground-breaking mission on Saturday to land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its growing ambitions as a space power to rival Russia, the European Union and the US.

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Hertz, Clear partner to speed rentals with biometric scans

Biometric screening is expanding to the rental car industry.

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Hailing the future taxi: Drone-car mashup model takes flight

A scale model of a flying drone-car drove and hovered across an Amsterdam exhibition hall yesterday, providing a glimpse of what could be the future of urban mobility.

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Q&A on scientist’s bombshell claim of gene-edited babies

Designer babies might be here sooner than anyone reckoned. A Chinese researcher who says he created gene-edited babies crossed what most scientists consider a forbidden line.

Launches among the lobsters: Group eyes Maine for blast off

It might sound like a moonshot, but a group of science and space enthusiasts wants Maine to become America’s leader in sending tiny satellites into space.

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Chinese ‘gait recognition’ tech IDs people by how they walk

Chinese authorities have begun deploying a new surveillance tool: “gait recognition” software that uses people’s body shapes and how they walk to identify them, even when their faces are hidden from cameras.

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• A NASA spacecraft has made its first close approach to the sun, just 2 1/2 months after liftoff.

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NASA conducts quiet sonic boom tests near Texas Gulf Coast

NASA is monitoring how residents living near the Texas Gulf Coast react to quiet sonic booms as the space agency works on an experimental aircraft that could significantly reduce commercial flight times.

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A softer side to AI?

Google to give $25m to fund humane artificial intelligence projects

Google will give away $25m to projects that propose ways to use the artificial intelligence of computers to help create a more humane society.

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iPads, Macs get new screens as Apple pushes creativity

Apple’s new iPads will more closely resemble its latest iPhones as they ditch a home button and fingerprint sensor to make more room for the screen.

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Microsoft co-founder, philanthropist Paul Allen dies at 65

Paul G Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist who invested in conservation, space travel, arts and culture and professional sports, died Monday. He was 65.He died in Seattle f

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