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March 2015

Insurers worry self-driving cars could put a dent in their business

Three companies note driverless vehicles as a possible financial threat, while a parts manufacturer fears a decline in ‘the number and severity of accidents’

Hendo hoverboard: Where we’re going we don’t need roads…

A gadget dreamed up 1980s film Back to the Future, the first real ‘hoverboard’ will glide off the production line in 2015. But Arx Pax, the company behind it, has much more ambitious plans

PlayStation manufacturer claims its updated VR technology will ‘push the boundaries of play’

E-Waste 3D Printer DIY

Credits to mikelllc   This project describes the design of a very low budget 3D Printer that is mainly built out of recycled electronic components. The result is a small format printer for less than 100$. First of all, we learn how a generic CNC system works (by assembling and calibrating bearings, guides and threads) and then teach the machine to respond to g-code instructions. After that, we add a small

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Search company pushes plans to launch a fleet of high-altitude atmospheric satellites to provide internet access