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DJI Made a GoPro Clone With One Killer Feature

GoPro, I have some bad news. Drone giant DJI just released a rugged new camera called the Osmo Action. It’s a lot like a GoPro – so much so that I thought it was a GoPro when my colleague handed it to me. The Osmo Action and the latest GoPro aren’t quite identical, but they’re so similar in size and design that it’s clear how hard DJI is biting GoPro’s style. Read More >>

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At Bird, the Word Is Not Bird: It’s Layoffs

It’s been a rough month for electric scooter startups. Read More >>

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Uh Oh, Uber Might Be Thinking About Self-Driving Scooters and Bikes Now

Uber – the company that had to pull its self-driving cars off the road for most of 2018 following a lethal accident that allegedly came after warnings of routine accidents – is hiring for a programme that may work on self-driving “micromobility” devices, TechCrunch reported on Sunday. Read More >>

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Uber May Be Eyeing an E-Scooter Aquisition of Bird or Lime: Report

The leading ride-share company may be eyeing an acquisition of one of two leaders in electric scooter rentals, according to a new report from the Information. In what the report said could amount to a “multibillion-dollar deal,” Uber has reportedly launched discussions to buy either Bird or Lime. Read More >>

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What Should be Britain’s National Bird?

One of those birdwatcher types has opened up a poll to find the UK's most popular kind of bird, hoping to raise the profile of wild birds in the UK -- where the only time most of us think about birds is seeing a robin on Christmas cards. Read More >>

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Anyone Hungry? Tory Councillor Wants to Eat Culled Pigeons

Royston's town centre has been infested with pigeons, and rather sensibly they're being culled. The council's budget must've been pretty hard hit though, as one councillor wants to take the dead pigeons and bake them up into a big pie. Yummy. Read More >>

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Man Flies Like a Bird Flapping His Own Wings

If this is genuinely real, I'm truly amazed by this video, because I always dreamed about doing this. Watch Dutch mechanical engineer Jarno Smeets take off and fly just by flapping wings of his own invention — like a real bird! It's uncanny. Read More >>