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Inside IKEA Live Oak before the grand opening (slideshow)

Inside IKEA Live Oak before the grand opening (slideshow) | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
The new store will be the company's fifth in Texas and its 49th in the United States.
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A look inside the new IKEA store opening soon in San Antonio - yeah!!!

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All aboard these trains you can call home

All aboard these trains you can call home | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Feast your eyes on these rail car conversions.
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would you like in one of these?

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Japan's clever new tether will tackle space junk

Japan's space agency is testing a magnetic 'space net' system capable of reducing the growing problem of orbital space trash.
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hmmm - sorta like a Roomba for space?

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Cadillac | 2017 CT6 Plug-In

Cadillac | 2017 CT6 Plug-In | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Make no mistake: the 2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In is a performance vehicle that pushes exhilaration and efficiency to the limit. Sign up for updates today to learn more.
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this is going to taking some getting used to - but 0 to 60 in 5.2 sounds really cool - the first-ever CT6 PLUG-IN 

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Radioactive diamonds are turned into batteries that last for thousands of years

They might sound a little pricey, but these might be the longest lasting batteries ever created.
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yippeeee - my iPhone could go on forever (well, for longer than me)

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The Vacuum Elevator uses air to go up and down

The Vacuum Elevator uses air to go up and down | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
This elevator is powered by air. It's called the vacuum elevator by Vacuum Elevators LLC.
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sort of like those tubes you use to deposit money at the bank.....

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Report: Apple could launch curved iPhone next year

Report: Apple could launch curved iPhone next year | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Next year marks the 10th anniversary of the smartphone.
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it would fit in my front pocket a little more comfortably - maybe

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AT&T And NASA To Build National Drone Tracking System

AT&T And NASA To Build National Drone Tracking System | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
AT&T announced that it was collaborating with NASA to develop an Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management program to allow agencies to monitor drones. An AT&T release states this program will make it safer for drone operators to plan and monitor flight paths, navigate drones, and use drones for surveillance. The company stated that its main focus is to lower the risk of drone-related cyber attacks.
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surprised?

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Watch Elon Musk debut what could be the mainstreaming of solar power

Watch Elon Musk debut what could be the mainstreaming of solar power | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Can Elon Musk bring the magic of Tesla cars and SpaceX to solar power? Watch for yourself and decide.
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a brighter future - and this is a guy who will help the world get there.. 

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Iran unveils 'suicide drone'

Iran unveils 'suicide drone' | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday they had developed a "suicide drone" capable of delivering explosives to blow up targets at sea and on land.
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yeap - give them money and look what happens....

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Microsoft Surface Phone vs Apple iPhone 8: The Battle Begins

Microsoft Surface Phone vs Apple iPhone 8: The Battle Begins | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Microsoft Surface Phone is likely o be a tough competitor for Apple's iPhone. Let’s take a look the rumored specs of both Surface Phone and iPhone 8.
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sheesh - deliver the 7 already.....

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Scientists have just teleported quantum information over a record 7 kilometers

It's not quite the same as the technology from 'Star Trek,' but it's pretty magical nonetheless.
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the final frontier is getting closer every day...

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Magnetically Levitating Elevators Could Go Up, Down, And Sideways

Magnetically Levitating Elevators Could Go Up, Down, And Sideways | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Elevators: not just for elevating anymore
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and they do - in the future Enterprise....    (you need to be a Trekkie)

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7 ways to keep your smart home from being hacked

7 ways to keep your smart home from being hacked | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
How to protect your connected TV, refrigerator, baby monitor and lightbulbs.
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staying one step ahead of the bad guys is becoming a full time job!

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This new rumor about the iPhone 8 will make iPhone lovers really, really happy

This new rumor about the iPhone 8 will make iPhone lovers really, really happy | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
A Chinese blog claims leaks consistent with other rumors, along with news of a deluxe version of the next iPhone with the Ferrari codename.
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HOLY SMOKES - look at the maybe in the iPhone 8 - WOW, for the devices 10th anniversary

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33 giant Chinese infrastructure projects that are reshaping the world

33 giant Chinese infrastructure projects that are reshaping the world | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Big things are happening in the most populous country in the world.
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they are building a CITY of 80 MILLION PEOPLE - time to Make America Great Again

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Amazon's grocery store of the future: No cashiers, no registers, no lines

Amazon's grocery store of the future: No cashiers, no registers, no lines | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
AmazonAmazon is breaking into physical retail in a new way. 
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your thoughts?  would you like to shop - and just "go" - it's a new world....

 

 

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Supersonic is coming back. Will the airlines buy it?

Supersonic is coming back. Will the airlines buy it? | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Ask a harried air traveler about the basics of modern flight, and you’ll probably elicit surprise when they discover commercial airplanes fly only as fast as they did in the 1950s. 
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after flying the Concorde there is none like it - can't wait for this one....

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Here's the anti-drone gun of your Rambo fantasies

Here's the anti-drone gun of your Rambo fantasies | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
My goodness.
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is this something like "keeping up with the drone 'es" ?

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Autonomous Cars Will Reshape Residential Communities

Autonomous Cars Will Reshape Residential Communities | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Driverless vehicles will lead to garage-less homes, says Trumark co-founder Gregg Nelson.
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each day it seems we get closer to the future....

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​Hacking is the new face of espionage

​Hacking is the new face of espionage | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
By Eric O’Neill, National Security Strategist, Carbon Black
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Heads Up....

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7 Ways To Protect Yourself From Being Hacked

7 Ways To Protect Yourself From Being Hacked | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
You don't have to be a IT security expert to keep your business safe online.
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use protection! some good stuff here - worth reading

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This autonomous robot will do your yard work year-round | ZDNet

This autonomous robot will do your yard work year-round | ZDNet | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Kobi is the world's first autonomous robot that can mow the lawn, clean up leaves, and remove snow. It's convenient, safe, and environmentally-friendly -- but you can't buy one until next year.
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but I LIKE to cut the grass!

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This rechargeable battery lasts 400 years

A UCI scientist accidentally discovered a way to make a rechargeable, lithium-ion battery that could last for 400 years.
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imagine the impact this could make!

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A company you've never heard of is quietly leading the driverless-car revolution

A company you've never heard of is quietly leading the driverless-car revolution | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY XYZ | Scoop.it
Few people know about NVIDIA, but it's an important company responsible for things like Tesla's infotainment graphics to the brains of Ford's driverless cars.
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soon....

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