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GM begins testing autonomous cars on Michigan public roads

General Motors announced Thursday that it will produce the next generation of its autonomous test vehicles at its Orion Township assembly plant beginning in early 2017. GM has been testing out autonomous vehicles for several years, and is now part of a much larger push by automakers, auto suppliers, and technology companies to make autonomous vehicles common on US roads.

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Vine to Be Replaced By 'Pared-Down' Vine Camera App

Come January, the Twitter-owned service says, Vine will become Vine Camera, a "pared-down" app focused pretty much exclusively on creating short clips for sharing on Twitter. They'll be saved to your camera roll, but you won't have captions or anything else. Vine users will be able to link to a Twitter account so their followers can find them there.

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Facebook lets users click to report fake news

The company said disputed stories may appear lower in its news feed, adding once a story is flagged, it can not be promoted. By asking for help from other organizations that are not directly connected to the social media site and have built reputations for being impartial when it comes to the truth, Facebook is able to claim that suppressing fake news is not exclusively its decision.

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Scientists certify monster Atlantic wave 62-feet tall

Think about the last time you stood at the top floor of a six-storey building. Using a Datawell heave sensor , the WMO used careful language to describe the discovery . The highest waves typically occur in the North Atlantic, because wind circulation patterns and atmospheric pressure in winter leads to intense extra-tropical storms.

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USA church shooter found guilty, could face death penalty

The defense put up no witnesses during the seven-day trial. Roof has announced he will represent himself. A guilty verdict on nearly any of the charges means the same jury will decide next month if Roof faces the death penalty or gets life in prison.

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Gamers Can Now Broadcast Their Real Lives on Twitch

Along with mobile broadcasting, Twitch announced it will launch another new feature that will help users share more of their lives. The new channel introduces changes to the Twitch's General Conduct rules , specifically the ones forbidding non-gaming content, but that doesn't mean IRL is a free-for-all like other video sharing services.