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Ready to roll: Unique Soviet 5-turret tank gets new engine (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

An iconic WWII-era five-turret heavy T-35 tank has made an unexpected comeback, after its modern replica was fitted with an engine, enabling the tank to crawl slowly but steadily to relive its former glory. The tank replica has been built by the Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company (UMMC) and is displayed in the company’s museum in Verkhnyaya Pishma in the ...

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Microsoft Translator gets offline AI translations

Chances are you mostly need a translator app on your phone while you are traveling. But that’s also when you are most likely to not have any connectivity. While most translation apps still work when they are offline, they can’t use the sophisticated — and computationally intense — machine learning algorithms in the cloud that typically power them. Until now, ...

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Robot’s mayoral race: AI candidate gets thousands of votes in Japanese city

A robot promising to be “fair and balanced” to all its constituents has picked up thousands of votes in a mayoral election in the Tama city area of Tokyo. “Policies for the future” and a promise to lead the next generation were among the electoral pledges the artificially intelligent candidate, who went by the name Michihito Matsuda, said it would implement. ...

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Facebook’s Bookmarks menu gets a facelift that makes its settings easier to find

Facebook is rolling out a redesigned bookmarks section in its app that will make it easier to navigate and access various Facebook settings – including Account Settings, Privacy Shortcuts, News Feed Preferences, Activity Log, Payments Settings, access to Help & Support, and more. None of the options in the updated menu are new to Facebook. Instead, the changes are focused ...

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Russian gas pipeline to Europe gets thumbs up from Finland

Finland has issued the second and final permit for the construction and operation of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline through the Nordic country’s waters, the company in charge of the project said in a statement. “This is an important day for our project: following a very thorough analysis and extensive engagement, the Finnish authorities have approved our detailed plans ...

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Google Sheets gets macros

Google is launching a major update to Google Sheets today that’ll make the life of spreadsheet jockeys just a little bit easier — and may just make the switch from Microsoft Excel a bit more tempting for some. That’s because with this update, Sheets users can now finally record macros. That’s a feature that has long been part of virtually ...

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‘Russiagate gets sillier by the day’: Mueller goes after reported Clinton donor Victor Pinchuk

The Twitterverse has mocked the latest Trump-Russia collusion bombshell as a desperate dud, after a Ukrainian oligarch was targeted for donating $ 150,000 to Trump. The same businessman gave $ 13 million to the Clintons. Read more Victor Pinchuk, a Ukrainian steel magnate, made the payment to the Donald J. Trump Foundation in 2015 in exchange for a 20-minute appearance ...

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GitLab gets a native integration with Google’s Kubernetes Engine

GitLab, one of the most popular self-hosted Git services, has been on a bit of a roll lately. Barely two weeks after launching its integration with GitHub, the company today announced that developers on its platform can now automatically spin up a cluster on Google’s Kubernetes Engine (GKE) and deploy their applications to it with just a few clicks. To ...

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Motiv’s neat little fitness ring gets Android and Alexa support

I was pleasantly surprised by Motiv . Sure, my expectations were low for a fitness tracking ring, but pleasantly surprised is pleasantly surprised is still pleasantly surprised. The $ 200 Fitbit alternative gets a couple of key software upgrades this week, including, most notably, the addition of Android compatibility, along with some Alexa integration. Initially launched as iOS-only, the Ring ...

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Motiv’s neat little fitness ring gets Android and Alexa support

I was pleasantly surprised by Motiv . Sure, my expectations were low for a fitness tracking ring, but pleasantly surprised is pleasantly surprised is still pleasantly surprised. The $ 200 Fitbit alternative gets a couple of key software upgrades this week, including, most notably, the addition of Android compatibility, along with some Alexa integration. Initially launched as iOS-only, the Ring ...

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