This is your next jam: Flume, The Strokes, and more

Welcome back to The Verge’s weekly musical roundup. I’m Jamieson, I’m still your host, and you might’ve noticed a small change: we’re running on a Saturday! The shift one day forward comes with some slight tweaks to the jam selection process, but it’s nothing worth worrying about — if anything, …

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German billionaire could get windfall from stake in robot maker Kuka

REUTERS/PETE SWEENEY/FILE PHOTO German billionaire Friedhelm Loh stands to make a huge profit if industrial robot manufacturer Kuka (KU2G.DE) accepts a $5-billion takeover bid by Chinese home appliance producer Midea . But the media-shy entrepreneur has not said whether he will sell his 10-percent stake in Kuka under the offer, …

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Giroptic 360cam review: Recording the world from every angle

Virtual reality headsets and 360-degree videos have given us the ability to experience incredible events and go anywhere in the world without leaving our couches. Until recently, creating your own 360-degree video required a prohibitively expensive camera rig and seriously advanced software. That’s where the Giroptic 360cam comes in. Starting …

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That New Superbug Was Found in a UTI and That’s Key

The woman harboring E. coli resistant to colistin did not know it, and it’s only luck that we do. Her doctor would have never prescribed that last-resort antibiotic for a routine urinary tract infection—it can cause serious kidney damage. But her doctor did take a urine sample, which ended up …

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Google-backed Magic Leap alleges workers stole its secrets

Artificial reality startup Magic Leap is accusing two Silicon Valley employees of stealing the closely guarded secrets that make its technological tricks work. The allegations of betrayal and skullduggery surfaced in a lawsuit that Florida-based Magic Leap filed late Thursday in federal court after the two workers, Gary Bradski and …

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