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Walmart Rolls Out AR to Try on Clothing Virtually
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Walmart Rolls Out AR to Try on Clothing Virtually

Walmart has launched a new augmented reality feature that allows shoppers to virtually try on clothes.

Futuristic Office Was Designed for 5,000 People--and 100 Robot Coworkers
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Futuristic Office Was Designed for 5,000 People--and 100 Robot Coworkers

South Korean's Naver is opening the new world headquarters of its research and development subsidiary in what the company calls "the world's first robot-friendly...

Popular Student Monitoring Software Could Have Exposed Thousands to Hacks
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Popular Student Monitoring Software Could Have Exposed Thousands to Hacks

The McAfee Enterprise Advanced Threat Research team found a bug in the Netop Vision Pro Education software used by about 3 million teachers and students worldwide...

Tech's Big Gender Diversity Push, One Year In
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Tech's Big Gender Diversity Push, One Year In

Data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates the representation of women in computer and mathematical operations is slightly worse than it was in 2010...

President Obama: The Fast Company Interview
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President Obama: The Fast Company Interview

In an interview, U.S. President Barack Obama discusses "digital teams" of technologists he brought in to improve technology across the executive branch of government...

The Shortage of Women in STEM Explained
From ACM TechNews

The Shortage of Women in STEM Explained

There is a significant shortage of skilled U.S. women pursuing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields, writes SolidWorks' Marie Planchard. 

Why Are Women Leaving Science, Engineering, And Tech Jobs?
From ACM TechNews

Why Are Women Leaving Science, Engineering, And Tech Jobs?

A survey says U.S. women working in science, technology engineering, and math fields are 45 percent more likely than males to leave the industry over the next year...

The Truth About Google X
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The Truth About Google X

Astro Teller is sharing a story about something bad. Or maybe it's something good.

This Algorithm Can Predict Your Success At ­niversity
From ACM News

This Algorithm Can Predict Your Success At ­niversity

In a large university full of lecture classes, it can be hard to pinpoint the students who are falling through the cracks.

How Nasa's Giant New Space Telescope Will Make Life on Earth Better
From ACM News

How Nasa's Giant New Space Telescope Will Make Life on Earth Better

NASA is responsible for more Earth-bound technologies than just space ice cream; the organization's research has led to everything from new kinds of artificial ...

Future of War: Private Robot Armies Fight It Out
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Future of War: Private Robot Armies Fight It Out

If robots are simply computers with wings (and missiles), then expect to see future wars fought by the descendants of flash-trading algorithms, with humans as...
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