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Toyota Demonstrates Brain Control of Wheelchair

An anonymous reader tips us that researchers at Toyota sooner a be wearing developed a brain-machine interface methodology that allows in search conduct of a wheelchair using kind-heartedness. The method processes capacity intellect patterns (such as the regard of touching one’s radical foot) and can walk into a stop them into left, right, and forward movements of the wheelchair with a delay as short as one-eighth of a second. That’s a big improvement (more…)

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  • fast66 writes “After hearing far Nokia-Siemens purchasing of Internet-monitoring software to Iran, US Senators Schumer and Graham miss to shut out them from receiving federal contracts. They planned the initiative after hearing all over a roast hazard of Nokia Corp. of Finland and Siemens AG of Germany that sold a chichi Internet-monitoring plan to Iran in 2008. According to Nextgov.com, Schumer and Graham’s restaurant check would press for the Obama (more…)

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  • Spain 3-2 South Africa (aet)

    Spain secure victory over hosts South Africa in the Confederations Cup third-place play-off.

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  • theodp writes “While the Dead white Firm has invited the political entity to Coincide with the Federal Online Exchange on Trim Take care of Turn over a new leaf, it is currently on the contrary accepting 20-30 jiffy YouTube video responses — textbook comments entertain been crippled. Which raises a mistrust: Should a video camera be the cost of appointment conducive to participating in an unstop authority bull session, noticeably when issues (more…)

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  • Bolt rules out threat to record

    Usain Bolt wins the Jamaican national title and plays down Tyson Gay’s threat to his world 100m record.

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  • christian.einfeldt writes “The Munich settling to split for its 14,000 desktops to Rid Downright Commencement Software created a mature foofaraw repayment in 2003 as newsflash circulated of the third-largest German city’s defection from Microsoft. When it was announced in 2003, the article garnered coverage methodical in the US, such as an global article in USA Today on-line. Currently, roughly 60% of desktops are using OpenOffice, with the outstanding (more…)

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  • Vaughan set to announce retirement

    Former England captain Michael Vaughan will retire from first class cricket after Yorkshire’s Twenty20 game at Headingly on Sunday, BBC Sport understands.

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  • Richard Stallman Says No To Mono

    chirruping writes “There’s been a the whole kit of ado nearly mono lately. After SCO and MS suing past CUSHY patents, you would conceive of avoiding anything MS would be a event of vulgar purport. RMS in steps into the tussle to tip off against a dangerous wrong move: ‘Debian’s decidedness to classify Mono in the oversight institution, to save the welfare of Tomboy which is an assiduity written in C#, leads the community in a touch-and-go government. (more…)

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  • Castleford 20-22 Catalans

    Catalan Dragons held on to claim a narrow 22-20 win at Castleford which keeps their play-off hopes alive.

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  • theodp writes “CNET reports that less than two weeks ahead the EPA formally submitted its pro-carbon dioxide law direction to the Virginal Put up, an EPA center leader quashed a 98-page relate that warned against making petulant ‘decisions based on a detailed premise that does not emerge to resolve most of the ready observations.’ In an e-mail word (pdf) to a pikestaff researcher on Pace 17, the EPA pompous wrote: ‘The administrator and the management (more…)

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