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Microsoft announces xCloud support for Game Pass games from 2020

Microsoft Xbox boss Phil Specter today confirmed rumors that Game Pass would receive streaming support in the form of xCloud later this year. This happened after the company announced subscriber numbers for the first time yesterday, which surprised everyone with the news that the service had exceeded 10 million users. The Xbox Game Pass, often referred to as the “Netflix …

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Alien oceans are home to an unusual chemistry

Water-rich exoplanets appear to be common around other stars. A new study examines the conditions at the bottom of these massive seas in other worlds. Alien oceans may be widespread throughout the universe, but little is known about the deep-water conditions on massive worlds orbiting alien stars. A new study simulated these extreme conditions with surprising results. Neptune on the …

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Tesla’s self-driving technology will focus on the subscription service – good shit or just shit?

Tesla is often mentioned alongside “disruptive” products and initiatives, but the company’s recent proposal could be one of the most controversial to date. During yesterday’s Tesla first quarter 2020 earnings report, Elon Musk mentioned that advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) like autopilot and full self-driving are becoming subscription services, reports Engadget. [Read: Autonomous driving still isn’t a reality in 2020 …

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Scientists use electric shocks to stabilize surgeon’s hands

A new haptic glove can give even awkward surgeons steady hands – only by giving them a friendly electric shock. The system is designed for robotic arms that serve as a physical extension of a human surgeon. These tools increase the precision and range of operations, but cannot prevent accidents when the human controller slips. In traditional operations, a surgeon …

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