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Cars that can read your mind -- through the steering wheel

Jaguar Land Rover is testing cars with brainwave sensors, Samsung puts big screens on semi-trucks, and Facebook doesn't need your face to find you.

In the quest to make cars smarter than human drivers, researchers want to read your brainwaves behind the wheel. (Well, technically it's through the wheel.)

The company behind Jaguar and Land Rover is working on adding new types of sensors in cars to detect your breathing, heartbeat, and even your concentration. The maker of this mind-sensing tech sells devices to help "master your inner universe." Oh boy.

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Also in this Update report, learn about Samsung's attempt to help drivers see around semi-trucks. And Facebook is now able to recognize you in a photo -- even if your face is hidden.

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Cars that can read your mind -- through the steering wheel