A Lexus version of a Google Self Driving car. The tech giant is expected to enter a partnership with Fiat Chrysler to develop self-driving prototypes

Fiat Chrysler and Google plan to develop several dozen self-driving prototypes based on the car firm’s new minivan sold in the US, according to source(...)

Before his death on April 12th, Wei Zexi accused Baidu of promoting false medical information online.

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Students at Mount Sackville, Chapelizod, taking part in the Google Expeditions pilot project

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With the William Rowan Hamilton-inspired trophy for the US Ireland Research Innovation Awards were (from left): Mark Redmond, American Chamber; Laura Mahoney, Royal Irish Academy; Stephen Masterson, Ulster Bank and Anna Scally, KPMG.

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Catherine Mack, above, has learned to be wary of people who say they are 49, are in an open marriage or (ahem) wear sunglasses in all their profile pictures

‘So, what’s your five-year plan?” the mental health nurse asked me, without any sense of irony. Which would have helped the situation, given that I w(...)

Ryanair’s attempts to reinvent itself as a customer-friendly business seems to be paying off with the latest survey showing it climbed from 99th place in 2013 to 63rd position this year

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US President Barack Obama tries virtual reality glasses as he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) tour Hanover Messe Trade Fair in Hanover, Germany April 25, 2016. Photograph: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Image of the week: Peak virtual Yes, these are the fingers on the nuclear button, but what do they look like viewed in virtual reality? Only Barack(...)

Etihad  brand ambassador Nicole Kidman. Photograph:  S. Savenok/Getty Images

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The deal with Fathom is just one signed by Movidius this year.

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