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Waymo's Fight With Uber Might Be the First Shot in a Self-driving Car IP War

Weaponizing Waymo's intellectual property could hurt self-driving startups much more than Uber

8 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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A major security flaw means you have to change your passwords again

A security flaw at Cloudflare means that Uber, Fitbit, OK Cupid and other users may have had their passwords exposed. But there's no need for panic.

6 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Amazon argues Alexa data in murder case is protected by First Amendment

Amazon is currently battling the State of Arkansas, which wants Amazon to deliver any information that may have been collected by an Echo device owned by a defendant charged with murder. ...

Thu 23 Feb 17 from Gizmag

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These rules force Internet providers to protect the data they have on you. Now the FCC wants to put those on hold.

The agency hopes to roll back more regulations on Internet providers.

11 hours ago from The Washington Post

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Google rolls out AI tool to combat online trolls

Google said it will begin offering media groups an artificial intelligence tool designed to stamp out incendiary comments on their websites.

11 hours ago from Phys.org

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ZeniMax is trying to stop Oculus from selling Rift headsets and VR games

ZeniMax Media is seeking an injunction against Oculus VR to prevent the Facebook subsidiary from selling its virtual reality headsets and any other product that contains copyrighted ...

6 hours ago from The Verge

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Google's WiFi and OnHub routers mysteriously stop working

Google has apologized for a glitch that wiped reset numerous Google Wi-Fi and OnHub devices back to their factory settings - forcing many frustrated users to re-enter their network information. ...

10 hours ago from Daily Mail

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Spotify is producing 3 original podcasts, with more to come this year

TV and music, festival inside scoops, and hip-hop history to start.

14 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Uber 'deeply hurting' after sexual harassment claims, it tells users deleting their accounts

'What she describes is abhorrent and against everything Uber stands for and believes in'

Thu 23 Feb 17 from The Independent

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Matt Reeves to Direct The Batman, Affleck Still Attached

It has been quite the past few weeks for WB Studios. But it looks like we finally have an official director to helm their next standalone Batman feature. Warner Bros has announced that […] The ...

16 hours ago from Geek.com

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