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NVIDIA's Director of Deep Learning, Jonathan Cohen, joins Apple

It's unknown what Cohen's expertise could be applied to at Apple, but at this year's CES Cohen was explaining how nVidia's deep learning technology was being used in its self-driving auto platform Drive PX. Do you think Apple is really building an electric auto? The company is selling its graphic processing units, or GPUs, to automobile companies, which use the components to power the cameras and radar systems, which allow self-driving cars to operate autonomously.

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Unidentified Space Junk Labelled 'WTF' Is About To Crash Into Earth

Detected by the Catalina Sky Survey at the University of Arizona in the USA a few weeks ago, WT1190F's trajectory has been calculated based on 2012 and 2013 sightings found in old telescope archives. The debris might be a discarded parts of a spaceship or even a remnant from the Saturn V rockets which took Apollo astronauts to the moon or even a fuel tank considering it's "hollow" appearance.

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Pain threshold rises with altered brain chemistry

The researchers were trying to better understand the underlining reasons why there appears to be variability in pain tolerance, which could provide insights for people dealing with chronic pain . Chronic pain , such as what arthritis patients live with, is pain that persists continuously for six months or more. People who experience chronic pain often struggle to find effective treatment and can experience disability and even depression.

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Can A Simple Virtual Reality Test Determine Early Alzheimer's Risk?

Taloa Foster, 33, was arrested for child endangerment. Scientists discovered that if the grid cells in the entorhinal cortex are affected, the brain tries to compensate using adjacent areas, mainly the hippocampus. "Our studies may contribute to a better understanding of early changes of Alzheimer's dementia", says Axmacher. "These findings are interesting and exciting", said Dr.

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"Hey Cortana" voice activation arrives on Android

Microsoft has yet to announce an official non-beta release date. According to Android Central, as of version 1.0.0.289, you can get Cortana to listen for spoken commands simply by saying, "Hey Cortana"-a little like Google Now's "OK Google" and Siri's "Hey Siri" hands-free modes".

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True-story inspirations for Tom Hanks and other actors in 'Bridge of

There Donovan witnesses East Germans seeking freedom being gunned down on the newly erected wall dividing Berlin. There is no real "wow" factor to be had in this movie about covert cold war compromises, and there is definitely not any of the insane action we've seen in this year's abundant crop of espionage films.