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Alien: Isolation Fanart Really Nails The 'Deserted Space Station' Feel

Alien: Isolation Fanart Really Nails The 'Deserted Space Station' Feel Retro tech, abandoned coffee cups, unmade beds, monitors saying “LOST CONTACT” in all caps.Yep, that’s a deserted Alien space station, alright.

New eHorizon system warns of road hazards just around the corner

New eHorizon system warns of road hazards just around the corner It will build on information gleaned from cars ahead that is sent via smartphone to the cloud, then passed on to nearby vehicles.But today, just about everyone has a smartphone, something eHorizon could leverage quickly.

This app gives every last corner of Earth an address

This app gives every last corner of Earth an address With What3Words’ algorithm, it’s possible to address so specific a place.The whole idea behind using words instead of lat-long is that it profoundly simplifies giving extremely specific locations.

Apple’s latest patents hint at 3D camera tech that could power the next iPhone

Apple’s latest patents hint at 3D camera tech that could power the next iPhone With a wide range of applications from augmented reality to gesture tracking, photography, and even mapping, 3D-scanning technology is truly one of the next great innovations in the world of digital imaging.Early last year, Apple acquired Emotient, a startup that used artificial intelligence to improve facial recognition.

This space agency just set an out-of-this-world record

This space agency just set an out-of-this-world record A rocket loaded down with a record number of satellites just launched on its way to orbit.The Indian Space Research Organization's (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) blasted off on Tuesday at 10:58 p.

ISRO will now look for new bodies of water in India's Silicon Valley

ISRO will now look for new bodies of water in India's Silicon Valley The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recently set a world record by launching 104 satellites at one go, but their next venture will be discovering new lakes in India's Silicon Valley, according to reports.“When a water body gets dry, water has to find its own course and form new bodies elsewhere,“ KLCDA chief executive told The Economic Times.

Uber wants to wean drivers off Google Maps and on to their new system

Uber wants to wean drivers off Google Maps and on to their new system On Wednesday, Travis Kalanick's beleaguered startup officially launched a new navigation system for its drivers.Previously, the latter would have to switch out of Uber's app into Google Maps or Waze to plan their route.

BMW and other carmakers team up to take on Waze and Google Maps

BMW and other carmakers team up to take on Waze and Google Maps A company formerly owned by Nokia wants to create a more accurate, up-to-the-minute map of traffic conditions.Getting multiple automakers to pool traffic data collected by their cars’ sensors.