Bill Roberson

Bill Roberson

I've been a wirehead and motorhead since I could turn a knob or throttle - and then I fell in love with photography, so Digital Trends is pretty much a perfect fit for my many tech interests. However, motorcycles are my passion! Follow me on Twitter: @BillRobersonDT
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Self-driving semi trucks? Ex-Google guys are working to make it happen 3:13

Some ex-Google autonomous car guys want to make semi trucks drive themselves, Twitter looks at shaking up the length of a tweet, and Nvidia's new GTX 1080 GPU card is ready for full-on VR.
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Facebook’s Zuckerberg sets up big meeting over news feed flap 2:30

Facebook says that CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be meeting this week with about a dozen conservative figures to talk about the news feed content situation. Plus, Starbreeze VR system gets boost from Acer pact, Google wants you in…
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Vuze gets your 360-degree VR video career going, CES Asia preview 2:32

Vuze's 360-degree video system launches for $799, Google's Gboard app lands on iPhones before Android handsets, there's no sophomore jinx for CES Asia as we take a VR look around Shanghai.
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WTH? Peachy Printer Kickstarter co-founder did what with the dough? 3:15

Some Kickstarter projects, despite hitting or surpassing funding goals, never quite get it together and deliver on promises. But few fail in as spectacular a fashion as the Peachy Printer 3D printer project.
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Moto X going modular? Teen discovers lost Mayan city, needs fedora and whip 3:08

Motorola's next Moto X phone may get a series of modular options, Amazon targets YouTube with user videos, teen pinpoints undiscovered Mayan city using star maps, satellite imagery, math and internet-based maps.
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Opera bakes a VPN into iOS app, Stormtroopers are a hit on the dance floor 2:44

Opera puts a VPN into their iOS app to allow private browsing, A.I.-based chatbots are on the rise, Stormtrooper dance team pushes Simon Cowell's button on BGT.
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Actor that stole the show in Hail, Caesar! lands Star Wars role of a lifetime 3:17

Alden Ehrenreich, a critically acclaimed up-and-comer, has reportedly nabbed the role of a lifetime as the young Han Solo in Disney’s latest Star Wars Story spinoff/backstory series
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Cortana smiles as Windows 10 hits user milestone 2:27

Windows 10 adoption continue to climb, a new A.I. digital assistant looks to take on Siri, Cortana and Alexa, GoPro cameras capture spaceflight footage.
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Google, Chrysler team up to create the ultimate self-driving… minivan?

If you think about it, there’s really no car out there that could better benefit from self-driving tech than the lowly minivan, a vehicle typically crammed with driver distractions.
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Judge shuts off WhatsApp in Brazil, new drone flyover of Apple ‘spaceship’ campus 3:03

Why a judge in Brazil shut down WhatsApp for three days, latest look at Apple's 'spaceship' campus, all-in-one ebike solution finds love on Kickstarter.
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He went how far? Flyboard Air hoverboard pilot sets distance record 2:47

The inventors of the Flyboard Air have released a new video of pilot Franky Zapata setting a new world record for the longest flight aboard a hoverboard.
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Gamers’ hopes build as oddball game No Man’s Sky nears release

Video game fans are counting the days until June 21st, which is when the unusual new game No Man’s Sky will be released. Why all the interest? Plus, Tesla's reskinned Model S gets a breakthrough EPA rating, and Microsoft looks…