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Cambridge University Calls For Chocolate Expert

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University of Cambridge seeks chocolate expert.

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Video: James the Robot Bartender Reads Body Language, Serves Drinks

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What you see here is JAMES, the Joint Action in Multimodal Embodied Systems robot, and he wants to serve you a drink when you approach him at the bar.

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Google in hot water with the EU over Android

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Google are facing anti-trust allegations from French group Fairsearch over the use of Google apps in Android.

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iPhone 5 Might Feature Micro-USB As A Standard?

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It seems like iPhone 5 rumors are a dime a dozen these days, but some of them are really worth taking notice. Recently both 9to5mac and UBreakIFix posted photos of what they claim to be the iPhone 5, and both were quite similar.

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Updated live traffic for 13 European countries with Google Maps

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Using the Google Maps in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain and Switzerland, you will be able to access traffic reports and to find out how congested a road is, if there are unexpected incidents or even gridlocks, so that they know exactly what to expect when choosing to go on a certain road. Moreover, they can use the Google Maps in order to find an overland route in case they want to avoid a jammed road or even a blocked one.

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EU Puts Aside 6 Million for Gas-Guzzling Flying Car

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The European Union is going to set aside €4.2 million ($6.2M USD) for a project known as myCopter. This is a Personal Aerial Vehicle (PAV) that would try to reduce the traffic congestion in major European cities. The flying car would be used at low altitudes to travel to and from work. As myCopter would be flying below 2000 feet, it wouldn’t bother other air traffic, and would be fully or partially autonomous so you wouldn’t need ground-based air traffic control. The project is being undertaken by a consortium that includes the Max Plank Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Germany.

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