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Elon Musk's Boring Company gets permission to dig a 10-mile tunnel in Maryland

The hyperloop is moving ahead.  Elon Musk got permission from Maryland officials for his Boring Company to build a 10-mile tunnel in the state, the Baltimore Sun reported . The tunnel would be the first part of Musk’s envisioned hyperloop to transport people underground between New York and Washington, D.C.  “This thing is real. It’s…

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Localethereum promises quick crypto-to-fiat trades

GUEST: Almost nine years after Bitcoin launched, trading cryptocurrency with fiat currencies remains difficult and expensive, with the space dominated by centralized exchanges charging high transaction fees and not always delivering the user experience and level of service you expect. Exchanges like Coinbase and Kraken (and many more like them) force you to go through…

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What can a 24-megapixel selfie camera do for you? We reviewed the Vivo 7+ to find out

My wife recently decided to print out a hundred or so of the best photographs we’ve taken with our smartphones over the years. Looking at them, I’ve noticed something interesting: More than half of them were selfies. It’s hardly surprising. Rear cameras are great for taking photos of sunsets, but for those family moments you…

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Georgia State University receives grant to train underrepresented students in IoT tech

Georgia State University (GSU)  has received a $300,000 Digital Economy Initiative grant from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation , the largest community foundation in the world, in collaboration with Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility , to propel students, especially those underrepresented in the tech scene, to pursue a technology career. “One of the biggest challenges facing technology organizations…

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Experience 5.1.4 Dolby Atmos Audio With This Samsung Sound Bar, Now Cheaper Than Ever [Exclusive]

While 5.1 or 7.1 surround sound involves placing speakers around your room on a single plane, the concept behind Dolby Atmos is to give audio an element of height. If you don’t want to install speakers in your ceiling though, this Samsung system is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to pull off the…

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Become fluent in Arduino for less than $30

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Today’s aspiring robot inventors have an advantage over droid-loving Anakin Skywalker  and it comes in the form of the Ultimate DIY Arduino Robotics Bundle . Over the course of 22 hours of expert training, you’ll get familiarized with the…