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Netflix Will Now Let You Disable Its Awful Autoplaying Feature

Netflix customers have complained for years about the frustrating and annoying autoplay preview feature that occurs on its homepage. Today, the company announced that subscribers can finally disable autoplay functionality…


Man Buys Used Tesla With Autopilot. Tesla Remotely Disables Autopilot: “Not a Feature That You Had Paid For”

A fellow identified as Alec in this Verge story bought a Tesla at an auction, which was advertised as having “Enhanced Autopilot” and “Full Self Driving Mode.” Soon after Alec started driving the car, these features were deactivated without warning. Alec contacted Tesla and received the following explanation:…


Hong Kong Scientists Developed an Electricity Generator That Can Power 100 Small LED Light Bulbs With the Kinetic Energy From a Single Raindrop

A single raindrop can now power 100 small LED light bulbs, effectively setting a new milestone for energy-harvesting technologies, scientists have reported…


A Blood-Sampling Robot Performed as Well or Better Than People in the First Human Clinical Trial of an Automated Blood Drawing and Testing Device

In the future, robots could take blood samples, benefiting patients and healthcare workers alike…


Windows 7 Bug Prevents Users From Shutting Down or Rebooting Computers

A weird bug of unknown origins has been hitting Windows 7 computers this week, according to multiple reports online…


Motorola Razr Fold Test Shows It Could Fail in Less Than 12 Months of Regular Use

Motorola’s new Razr stopped being able to fully fold after just over 27,000 folds and around three-and-a-half hours in CNET’s “FoldBot” folding machine. Problems were discovered after the team took the phone out of the machine to check it for the third time, after which they realized it was struggling to fold. When they finally did manage to close it, the hinge appeared to have fallen out of alignment. However, despite the folding problems, the phone’s screen was still fully functional…


YouTuber Uses Neural Networks to Upscale 1896 Short Film to 4K 60 FPS

In brief: Someone was able to achieve remarkable results in upscaling a very old, low-resolution, black and white video from 1896 to a crystal-clear 4K video at 60 frames per second. This is one of many experiments that prove AI tech can be used to improve content that would normally seem impossible to “enhance” in any way…

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