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Google's newly spun-out self driving car company no longer publishes monthly accident reports

uk.businessinsider.com - Google officially spun out its self-driving car project into the newly-named Waymo company in December.  But while the car group unveiled a shiny new logo and brand to the world, it quietly washed ...

When will Samsung release its Note 7 investigation findings?

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techcrunch.com - There’s no great time to break bad news, of course, but your two best shots are either when no one is looking or when you’ve got enough good news to offset the bad. The former is known in political...

The iPhone X: Coming in 2017?

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mashable.com - We've heard a ton about what might be coming in the next iPhone — but until now, none of the sources leaking potential design specs have gone so far as to call the upcoming device "yuge." But if th...

DataSift connects with LinkedIn as its latest social marketing partner

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techcrunch.com - Big data firm DataSift, which taps and structures data from social networks to provide more insights into it, has added a new partner to its own network. The company has linked up with LinkedIn — t...

Amazon patent hints at self-driving vehicle plans

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theguardian.com - Amazon is working on self-driving cars, according to a new patent that deals with the complex task of navigating reversible lanes. The patent, filed in November 2015 and granted on Tuesday, coverst...

Hulu launches user profiles on mobile

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techcrunch.com - In December, Hulu announced the debut of user profiles in order to make its streaming TV service more personalized to end users, offering each user their own Watchlist, viewing history, and recomme...

Hulu will offer offline access to videos in a few months

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techcrunch.com - All the top streaming services will now offer offline access to selected content, it seems. Following Netflix and Amazon, Hulu’s CEO Mike Hopkins has confirmed that it will offer users the ability ...

Mirai botnet creator unmasked as DDOS protection developer tempted by the dark side

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techcrunch.com - Mirai, the botnet that subverted thousands of poorly secured internet of things devices and set them to work on denial of service attacks, has been revealed to be the creation of a young developer ...

Tesla to build Model 3 motors and gearboxes at its Gigafactory

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techcrunch.com - Tesla will be making electric motors and gearboxes at its Nevada Gigafactory, in addition to batteries. The news comes from Nevada governor Brian Sandoval, who discussed that additional manufacturi...

Beeline is all about the journey to the destination

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techcrunch.com - Beeline is a handlebar-mounted gadget that uses a combination of Bluetooth, WiFi, and GPS to direct you around town. Instead of giving you turn-by-turn direction like a traditional GPS, though, it ...

Ford patents a car camera system to get you the best shots for social media

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techcrunch.com - Ford has a new patent out for a vehicle camera system – but it’s not designed for use in autonomous cars, as you might imagine. Instead, it’s a vehicle-mounted camera concept that would use data fe...

A tiny robot that drives on the sidewalk could deliver your next Postmates order

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mashable.com - Forget drones. The latest delivery craze is on-the-ground robots — like the ones that will deliver your next order from Postmates.  Robots from Starship Technologies will deliver food to Postmates ...

Netflix thinks HBO will soon let you binge-watch shows before they air

uk.businessinsider.com - HBO is going to let viewers binge-watch its new shows online before they air on TV — at least that's what Netflix thinks.  On Wednesday, Netflix posted impressive Q4 earnings, smashing its targets ...

Mark Zuckerberg explains Facebook's secret for acquiring companies

businessinsider.com - During the weeks leading up to Mark Zuckerberg's decision to buy Oculus for $2 billion, he received a concerning message from then-Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe. Google was also interested in buying the...

The Nintendo Switch comes with a new online service — but it sounds terrible

uk.businessinsider.com - After years of waiting, Nintendo finally has a new video game console on the way: the Nintendo Switch. It's a hybrid console: You can play it at home on your living-room television, or you can take...

Study: Generation Z shoppers prefer physical retail stores to online shopping

fool.com - Just because Generation Z, whose oldest members were born in the mid- to late 1990s, grew up not knowing a world without smartphones, the internet, and other digital devices, does not mean that the...

The minimalist iPhone home screen will simplify your life

uk.businessinsider.com - Every time you look at your phone, you risk getting sucked into the digital vortex. Personally, I’ve taken control of my digital home with what seems to me the optimally minimal setup. To start, th...

These $40 in-ear headphones sound miles better than their price tag suggests

uk.businessinsider.com - Despite the tech world's sudden aversion to headphone jacks, traditional 3.5mm headphones are still the best source of value. Bluetooth and USB-C will eventually be the norm, but for now, taking th...

THE APP ENGAGEMENT REPORT: The tools and tactics brands, marketers, and app makers can use to keep users invested and maximize value

uk.businessinsider.com - Mobile-app makers and content creators are vying for consumer attention in a crowded and noisy market. Even if an app can stand out enough to prompt a consumer to download it from among a list of m...

Trump: Apple's CEO has 'his eyes open' to manufacturing in US

businessinsider.com - President-elect Donald Trump said that Apple CEO Tim Cook "loves this country" and that he's "got his eyes open" to US-based manufacturing, in an interview with Axios' Mike Allen published on Wedne...

Tesla is investing $350 million in its Nevada factory and hiring hundreds of workers

businessinsider.com - Tesla is making good on promises to invest and hire at its massive Gigafactory in Nevada.  According to Electrek, the carmaker will spend $350 million and hire 500 workers to ramp up production of ...

Netflix says it is 'unlikely' to be affected by weaker open internet laws under Trump

uk.businessinsider.com - Netflix says it’ll be fine if the FCC’s current net neutrality laws are rolled back under the oncoming Trump administration, as is expected. As part of its latest quarterly earnings report, Netflix...

Global app revenue grows 40%

businessinsider.com - This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Decelerating smartphone shipments are having little effect on th...

Meet Gabe Newell, the richest man in the video game business

uk.businessinsider.com - The wealthiest man in the video game industry has a name you likely haven't heard; he runs a company you probably haven't heard of; he wears a wild beard and, often, the same black polo.  Yet, Gabe...

Facebook won’t pay publishers for live videos anymore

uk.businessinsider.com - This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Last year, Facebook reportedly paid over 140 media publishers, cele...

Apple's next iPhone rumored to have facial recognition powered by a new 'laser sensor'

businessinsider.com - Apple's next iPhone could include some "form of facial/gesture recognition," according to a research note distributed to clients by Cowen and Company on Wednesday. The note includes several new det...

Nintendo's next big smartphone game is coming to Android first, iPhone later

uk.businessinsider.com - But "Fire Emblem Heroes," Nintendo's long-promised and just-announced tactical role-playing game, will be coming first to Android on February 2, with iPhone and iPad versions following soon after. ...

Intel introduces platform for retailer IoT

uk.businessinsider.com - This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Intel recently unveiled a new platform for retailers designed to enhance the in...

Google Assistant could get payment capabilities

uk.businessinsider.com - This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. In a beta version of Google's app there are indications that point to Go...

Nintendo Switch Ain’t for Mom and Pop—It’s for Die-Hard Fans

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wired.com - Nintendo is aiming for a very specific audience with its new console Switch. Generally, when a company produces a new piece of videogame hardware, it publicly predicts a glorious future in which ev...

TRENDS 2017: No Matter What Trump Does, Green Energy Will Prevail

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wired.com - For decades, the car has been the all-American signifier of who you are, a declaration of independence, a place where you are master. Now American innovation is leaving this tradition in the dust. ...

Review: Asus ZenWatch 3

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wired.com - With its Italian leather strap, sparkling bezel in gunmetal, silver, or rose gold, and traditional three-button design, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the Asus ZenWatch 3 isn’t a smart watch. ...

One Indian State’s Grand Plan to Get 23 Million People Online

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wired.com - The trench running along the road linking Kodicherla and Penjarla in southern India is just 5 feet deep and about half as wide. Yet it carries the promise of a better life for the people of those v...

Google and AIGA asked 9,000 designers to describe their work. Here’s what they heard back.

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wired.com - For nearly 10 years, the American Institute of Graphic Arts would periodically send out a survey to its members. The questionnaire catalogued job titles by company type, size, and location, but chi...

Alexa Is Conquering the World. Now Amazon’s Real Challenge Begins

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wired.com - It’s easy to imagine a future in which your virtual personal assistant is everywhere you are. Before long, Alexa, Siri, Google, and others like them will be woven into the fabric of your home, read...

Whatever You Do, Devices Will Always Be Listening In

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wired.com - For decades, the car has been the all-American signifier of who you are, a declaration of independence, a place where you are master. Now American innovation is leaving this tradition in the dust. ...

Facebook Has Seized the Media, and That’s Bad News for Everyone But Facebook

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wired.com - When Facebook News Feed guru Will Cathcart took the stage at F8 to talk about news, the audience was packed. Some followed along on Twitter. Others streamed the session online. Journalists, develop...

Twitter's complicated relationship with developers just got worse

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mashable.com - Twitter's relationship with developers is as complicated as ever. The company caught developers by surprise Wednesday when it announced it was selling its developer platform Fabric to Google, thus ...

People are dumping shared bikes in horrible piles

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mashable.com - In China, all of the bike-sharing providers operate in a similar way. Instead of requiring people to dock their bikes at a shared station, like what you see with New York's Citi Bike, the bikes in ...

Why a former employee thinks Apple is 'boring' under Tim Cook

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mashable.com - Being number one isn’t a lot of fun. Just ask Apple, which was just called "boring" by a prominent former employee.  With a market cap of over $639 billion, Apple is the biggest company in the worl...

Gabe Newell stokes the 'Half-Life 3' fire

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mashable.com - Gabe Newell, president and co-founder of Valve Corporation, participated in a Reddit AMA Tuesday, hinting at a brand new single player game and sharing other nuggets that we've highlighted below. A...

Reddit plays nice and delivers lovely photos to newly-engaged couple

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mashable.com - Reddit is usually a place for animal videos, disappointing safes and angry mobs, but every once in a while it is also a place for a great story. SEE ALSO: Redditors share portraits of their dogs po...

The anti-trust lawsuit that could shape the future of smartphones

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mashable.com - For most, those words probably mean next to nothing, but if you know much about the technology within your smartphone, it means a great deal. Qualcomm builds many of the key components of the world...

This emoji message instantly freezes some iPhones

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mashable.com - Be careful out there, iPhone users: a simple three-character combination, when send as a message, can crash and freeze your friend's iPhone The trick, publicly unveiled on YouTube channel Everythin...

Samsung may have 'leaked' its Galaxy S8, and boy does it look gorgeous

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mashable.com - There's a couple of things we can guess about Samsung's upcoming flagship, the Galaxy S8, but there's very little in terms of actual, official info.  However, Samsung's own display-making arm, Sams...

Zuckerberg wants to pay native Hawaiians to get the f off his 700-acre estate

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mashable.com - Mark Zuckerberg is suing hundreds of people in Hawaii in his effort to create a secluded island. The billionaire spent $100 million purchasing 700 acres of land in the island of Kauai back in 2014 ...

Why Nintendo isn't interested in the digital arms race

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mashable.com - How do you know if one piece of technology is "better" than its competitors? For the well-read consumer, it usually comes down to sheer power numbers. Run down the list and it's all about resolutio...

YouTube adds new in-app messaging feature on iOS and Android in Canada

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techcrunch.com - YouTube has introduce a new in-app messaging platform, which has been in testing since mid-2016 – but there’s a catch: It’s only available in Canada for now. Why Canada? Well, it’s not unusual for ...

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