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Carbon-sucking technologies unlikely to help hold climate line

Emerging plans to curb climate change by sucking excess emissions out of the atmosphere rely on technologies that have "limited realistic potential" to work, scientists warned.
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Using artificial intelligence to measure technological and retail industry trends

The in-depth integration of AI technology and retail becomes an irresistible trend of the new retail industry transformation.
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Controls on hate speech

Social media companies Facebook, Twitter and Google's YouTube have accelerated removals of online hate speech in the face of a potential European Union crackdown.
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In the cult of cute, there is always room for one more

Japan has always had a soft spot for companion robots, in contrast to the more industrial or mechanical types used for assembly lines, surgeries and military missions. 
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Meet Sophia: The face of robots is changing faster than ever

David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become "super-intelligent genius machines" that might help solve some of mankind's most challenging problems.
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Getting all emotional over emojis

We have a smiling pile of poop. What about one that's sad?
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Don't cry a story to this barman

Tipsy is the logical conclusion of an increasingly space-age service industry that has already given us the mechanical cupcake dispenser and automated pizza restaurants. 
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China's youth aim to 'game' the world

A younger generation of Chinese gamers have come of age as talented game developers. They are determined to make popular games that entice foreign players.
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Hashtag turns 10 #happybirthday

The hashtag, the symbol attached to keywords to tag topics online, celebrates 10 years this week making social media just a bit more navigable.
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New bank app unveiled

United Overseas Bank China earlier this week unveiled its direct banking mobile app.
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