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Innovation

Noninvasive mind-controlled robot arm created

Published on 06/23/2019 @ 7 AM EST
A Carnegie Mellon University team developed a robot arm that responds to mind control, not a brain implant. Previously, anyone wanting to control a robot would've needed a surgical brain implant to do so seamlessly. This innovative development improves sensing technology.

New Fire TV Edition has Dolby Vision

Published on 06/21/2019 @ 11 AM EST
Amazon upgraded its television, which will be available in 43", 50", and 55" by the end of this month. By adding Dolby Vision, the company ensures its TV has better control over contrast and colors. The Fire TV Edition also works with all Amazon Echo devices.

Tesla touchscreens will provide YouTube

Published on 06/16/2019 @ 10 AM EST
The company's CEO, Elon Musk, announced YouTube is coming to in-car touchscreens. Coming at the E3 event, the announcement surprises some people as the video app requires a lot of attention from drivers. Tesla will likely open its platform to more third-party apps in the future.

Amazon Spheres offer botanical workspace

Published on 06/16/2019 @ 10 AM EST
Just unveiled by Amazon, these conservatories offer a relaxing workspace. This 70,000 square foot botanical park sits in downtown Seattle near the company's headquarters. With more than 40,000 plants from 30 countries, the gardens should provide space for meetings.

Uber will deliver McDonald’s

Published on 06/16/2019 @ 10 AM EST
The company's aerial-focused branch will begin delivering food in San Diego. Customers can order from McDonald's and other restaurants. Uber Elevate will cost about the same as Uber Eats, though delivery times should be quicker.

Multiple companies announce innovations at Computex

Published on 05/27/2019 @ 11 AM EST
Taipei’s PC-related event has shown us that smartphones are likely to improve as they’ll have access to significantly faster CPUs. Additionally, AMD announced its Navi GPU geared toward consumers, Intel has a new Core i9 that will have 4GHz speed, and Lenovo has an upcoming Project Limitless laptop with a battery that will last days.