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Weird Wide Web: A self-driving car, a Snapchat upgrade and the perfect cup of tea

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

WELCOME TO THE Weird Wide Web – where we take a look at the week’s best offerings in tech and social media news.

Self-driving car of the week

Google revealed an update on its self-driving car project with a video showing how the car has the ability to detect a cyclist giving hand signals, identify closed lanes and see a vehicle parked on a shoulder.

google care Source: Google via YouTube

Snapchat update of the week

This week Snapchat announced it was upping its game with a number of new messaging features.

Source: Snapchat

Perfect cup of tea of the week

This company promises something pretty big – the perfect cup of tea, BBC reports. The Bkon tea maker uses a vacuum to extract flavour from the tea, apparently leaving you with the best cup of tea you’ll ever drink (until you use it again). Such notions…

Source: BKON

Livestream of the week

Now you can watch a HD livestream of Earth from the International Space Station. There’s not a lot happening in it but we found it strangely soothing…

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