Gravel-capable electric scooter rocks a set of tubby tires

Electric scooters may be a simpler alternative to full-on ebikes, but those tiny wheels don't do well on gravel paths, snow, or pothole-filled roads. That's where the Vinghen Ti1 comes in, as it has big ol' fatbike-style tires.

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“Smart” trap tech allows for remote mosquito tracking

In order to gauge the risk of mosquito-borne diseases, authorities typically monitor the numbers of specific mosquito types that are known to carry those illnesses. A new system makes it possible to do so remotely, and thus more effectively.

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COVID-19: How artificial intelligence can help companies plan for the future

Karen Roby speaks with Dataminr's Jen Jones about the role of artificial intelligence in the coronavirus crisis and why information is key to managing emerging risks. More about artificial intelligence…

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Verizon adds BlueJeans video conferencing platform to its portfolio

The wireless carrier will integrate the company into its 5G product roadmap. There's one less independent video conferencing provider in the market now that Verizon has acquired BlueJeans. The telecommunications…

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IBM’s ground-breaking AI astronaut assistant can detect emotions

CIMON-2 features voice-activated autonomous navigation, can detect astronauts' emotions, and can take and share photos within the International Space Station. More about artificial intelligence The latest version of the artificial…

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Safety system tracks firefighters by their strides

If you were heading into a burning building, you'd probably want someone else to know your location within it at all times. German scientists have developed a system that's said to serve that purpose, for use by firefighters and other rescue workers.

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