• Web-app devs note: Google wants to banish JavaScript dialogues
    Do you really want to leave this malware-serving page? No/No Annoying sites that open hard-to-eradicate “Do you want to leave this site? Are you sure?” dialogues are in Chrome's cross-hairs: the Chrome team has decided JavaScript dialogues offer too much scope for abuse, and is laying out a roadmap to ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Kremlin-backed APT28 doesn’t even bother hiding its attacks, says Finnish secret police
    Suposta: Espionage rising, attacks on infrastructure falling The Finnish Security Intelligence Service Suposta is complaining that nation-state-level attackers aren’t even bothering to hide themselves from prying eyes.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-03-30
  • ‘Cards Against Humanity’ Creator to Buy and Publish Congress’s Browser History
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-30
  • SpaceX to launch first reused rocket, 18:27 EDT Thursday
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Hey FCC, when you’re not busy screwing our privacy, how about those SS7 cell network security flaws, huh?
    No one else seems to care, sniff politicians US Democrats have written to America's communications watchdog the FCC complaining the mobile industry needs a kick up the backside to fix serious flaws in its networks.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Lyft tests a new fixed-route ‘Shuttle’ service for commuters
    Now that shared rides represent a sizable portion of Uber and Lyft's business, both companies have been looking for new ways to expand their offerings while making the whole system more efficient and affordable at the same time. According to TechCrun ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Chase Had Ads on 400,000 Sites. Then on Just 5,000. Same Results
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Russian mega-telco exec: ‘No business case’ for 5G
    It's all just for attention at MWC. Buuuuuuurrrrrnnnnnn While the 5G enthusiasts often hit the headlines with visions of AI-driven robots and virtual reality, many operators remain sceptical of the new business models 5G will drive, at least in the short term. Vasyl Latsanych, CMO at Russia's largest telco, MTS, ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Tacotron: A Fully End-to-End Text-To-Speech Synthesis Model
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Hyundai Motor working on dedicated platform for electric vehicles: exec
    YONGIN, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co is developing its first dedicated architecture for pure electric vehicles, an executive told Reuters, preparing a major push into the growing segment by offering multiple models with longer driving ranges. ... read more
    Source: Reuters Tech NewsPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Recruiters considered really harmful: Devs on GitHub hit with booby-trapped fake job emails
    All the more reason to reject new_position_offer.docx Recruiters are known to be a bit of a pain in the ASCII in the tech world – but how about these ones: bogus headhunters attempting to infect GitHub-using software developers.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Bioware: Expect ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ support info Tuesday
    The latest installment of Mass Effect is here, but so far, Andromeda doesn't look like it's a high point for the series. A Metacritic score in the 70s puts it well below earlier games that all rate in the 90s, as concerns have been raised over facial ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Search history of all legislators, congressmen, executives, and their families
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-30
  • nbn™ to offer 100Mbps fixed wireless service
    Rural businesses will be living the dream in 2018 nbn™, the entity building and operating Australia's national broadband network (NBN), has announced it will launch a 100Mbps fixed wireless service in 2018.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Motion-tracking projector puts a laser show on moving faces
    The combination of face-mapping and video projections makes for a trippy experience. The technology transforms the human face into a canvas for digital art. When a bright red lightning bolt appeared on Lady Gaga's face during her David Bowie tribute ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Latest Tesla patch enables Autosteer at 90 mph for HW2 models
    The new Autopilot features have been lurking in Tesla's latest electric vehicles for a few months and now they're ready to go live. For HW2 vehicles we're talking things like the Lane Departure Warning system, Autosteer at much higher speeds (90mph v ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-03-30
  • DNSCrypt
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Facebook is bringing chatbots to groups on Messenger
    Messenger chatbots will soon be available to groups, according to a report by TechCrunch. To clarify, these won’t be “chatbots” in the sense that they won’t be trying to make conversation with you. Instead they’ll function more like news tickers, updating group members on outside information. The bots include sports ... read more
    Source: The Next WebPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Xcode 8.3 produces binaries 3x larger than Xcode 8.2.1
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Chase Had Ads on 400,000 Sites. Then on Just 5,000. Same Results.
    The bank found that limiting its advertising to preapproved hosts, to avoid proximity to fake news or offensive videos, did not hurt its visibility. ... read more
    Source: New York Times TechPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Don’t believe the hype: GDS lacks a clear role – NAO
    Got £455m problems but a strategy aint one The track record of the UK's Government Digital Service has come under fire by the National Audit Office, which today found that it has “unclear accountabilities".… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Silicon Valley staffing agency boss charged with H‑1B visa fraud
    CEO and pal faked letters from Cisco, Brocade, Stanford, prosecutors claim Jayavel Murugan, CEO of staffing agency Dynasoft Synergy, is accused of faking letters from Silicon Valley bosses so he could ship cheap foreign workers into America.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Tractor Owners Using Pirated Firmware To Dodge John Deere’s Ham-Fisted Attempt To Monopolize Repair
    We've been noting for a while how numerous states have been pushing so-called "right to repair" bills, which would make it easier for consumers to repair their own products and find replacement parts and tools. Not surprisingly, many tech companies have been working overtime to kill these bills. That ... read more
    Source: Tech DirtPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Account Manager at Virool (YC S12) – Native Video Ad Platform
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Mercedes steps up its electric car production plans
    When Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler unveiled plans to have at least six electric cars on the market within a decade, it was clearly being conservative. The automaker has announced that it's accelerating those plans, with over 10 EVs on the road by 202 ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Google Earth Enterprise Open Source
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Samsung’s DeX dock for the Galaxy S8 should turn it into a laptop, not a desktop
    In case you’ve been living under a rock today, Samsung just announced the Galaxy S8 today. It’s powerful, it’s gorgeous, and it brings some ambitious ideas to the table as well. DeX, a dock that transforms your shiny new smarphone into a shiny new desktop, is arguably the most impressive of these. But I can’t ... read more
    Source: The Next WebPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Linkerd-tcp: a lightweight, service-discovery-aware, TLS-ing TCP load balancer
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Google secretly sought arbitration against its former self-driving guru months before the Uber lawsuit (GOOG, GOOGL)
    Google had already quietly sued Uber's head of self-driving vehicles, Anthony Levandowski, months before it filed its bombshell lawsuit against the ride-hailing company, according to new court filing.  Google filed two arbitration demands on October 28 against Levandowski, months before it sued Uber in federal court. In the demands, Google ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Wanna Protect Your Online Privacy? Open a Tab and Make Some Noise
    After Tuesday's vote by the House of Representatives to strip online privacy protections, a new site aims to mask your browsing history with search noise. The post Wanna Protect Your Online Privacy? Open a Tab and Make Some Noise appeared first on WIRED. ... read more
    Source: WiredPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Artificial Intelligence: Past and Future
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-30
  • Waymo self-driving unit sought arbitration over engineer now at Uber
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving unit sought to arbitrate claims last year against a former employee at the center of its lawsuit against Uber, court records released on Wednesday showed, in what Uber said strengthened its bid to get the case out of court and into arbitration. ... read more
    Source: Reuters Tech NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Under Trump, a growing number of US citizens are hiding their internet use like living in a ‘repressive’ regime
    There's a hospital in the heart of Silicon Valley that warns its patients not to go home and search about their diagnosis on the internet without first downloading a privacy app. That's because there's a fear that internet providers could sell that data to insurance companies and influence the patient's insurance rates, says ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Kiwi cable goes live, and it’s nowhere near a volcano
    Tasman Global Access sees the light An NZ$100 million submarine cable has given New Zealanders a bit more diversity in their connections to the outside world.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Supercomputers Are Stocking Next Generation Drug Pipelines
    A new model incorporates protein, drug, and clinical data to better predict which genes are most likely make proteins that drugs can bind to. The post Supercomputers Are Stocking Next Generation Drug Pipelines appeared first on WIRED. ... read more
    Source: WiredPublished on 2017-03-29
  • How to protect your data after Congress’ repeal of privacy rules
    The House’s decision to revoke the FCC’s broadband privacy rules can be huge deal for the future of your digital life. The decision effectively puts your data at the mercy of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) with little or no oversight. This means ISPs will be virtually free to market and ... read more
    Source: The Next WebPublished on 2017-03-29
  • FCC stops federal approval of low-income broadband subsidies
    When FCC Chairman Ajit Pai froze the plan to include nine broadband companies in the commission's Lifeline program in February, the future of low-cost, government subsidized internet access suddenly seemed uncertain. Now, nearly two months later, Cha ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Take over the world (over and over and over) in The Battle of Polytopia
    These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting a game You Should Play.I downloaded The Battle of Polytopia on ... read more
    Source: MacWorldPublished on 2017-03-29
  • New institute aims to make Toronto an ‘intellectual centre’ of AI capability
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Chinese giant ZTE slips off US export sh*tlist – and it only cost $900m
    Tech dragon cleared after admitting to sanction violations The US Department of Commerce has scrapped trade restrictions that left Chinese tech monster ZTE unable to import components from America.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Paralyzed man can move his arms again thanks to brain-connected prosthesis
    Eight years after being paralyzed, a man can move his own arm again. Bill Kochevar was paralyzed from the neck down in a bike accident. Now, with a new mind-controlled prosthetic, he can move his own arm with his thoughts. The prosthetic works thanks to implanted sensors in his motor cortex ... read more
    Source: The Next WebPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is the first phone with Bluetooth 5.0
    You didn't have to wait long to see the first phone packing Bluetooth 5.0 -- in fact, it's less than a month away. When Samsung posted the specs for its brand new Galaxy S8 line, it quietly let slip that the smartphones would use the bleeding edge wi ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Judge Alsup Wants Uber & Waymo To Teach Him How To LiDAR Prior To Self-Driving Car Case
    Judge William Alsup certainly continues to make himself known for how he handles technology-intensive cases. In techie circles, he's mostly known for presiding over the Oracle/Google Java API copyright case, and the fact that he claimed to have learned to program in Java to better understand the issues in ... read more
    Source: Tech DirtPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Bloke paid to scour tweets for threats spots civil rights boss, gets fired soon after, sues
    State investigator, Oregon DoJ attorney lash out in lawsuits A chap whose job was to investigate threats on social networks is suing the Oregon Department of Justice – for allegedly retaliating against him after his online sleuthing led him to the agency's own director of civil rights.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-03-29
  • The Galaxy S8 arrives as Samsung’s hold on the smartphone market is slipping
    In what will likely be the biggest Android device launch of the year, Samsung on Wednesday introduced its new flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+. At first blush, they look good. We mean that in the most literal way possible — the display-heavy hardware design is gorgeous. That ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Tribeca announces art-focused Games Festival with Hideo Kojima
    Tribeca was the first film festival to embrace video games as a storytelling medium, showcasing the world premiere of detective game L.A. Noire nearly six years ago. Now, the organization is teaming up with publication Kill Screen to launch the inaug ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Lies, false flags, and conspiracy theories: Exploring the rise of alt-news
    It’s become popular to criticize mainstream media outfits. The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, CNN, and others have all recently come under fire by Trump cabinet members. Steve Bannon, former Breitbart chairman and current White House Chief Strategist, even went so far as to refer to mainstream media as “the ... read more
    Source: The Next WebPublished on 2017-03-29
  • LaTeX Tooling Guide
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Binary Transparency for Firefox
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Jeff Bezos Is Now the World’s Second Richest Person
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the second richest man in the world (AMZN)
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the second richest man in the world after overtaking Amancio Ortega and Warren Buffett, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Amazon's stock price has rocketed 50% in the past 12 months, adding to the net-worth of its largest shareholder, founder Jeff Bezos. The Amazon founder is now worth $75.6 ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the second richest man in the world (AMZN)
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the second richest man in the world after overtaking Amancio Ortega and Warren Buffett, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Amazon's stock price has rocketed 50% in the past 12 months, adding to the net-worth of its largest shareholder, founder Jeff Bezos. The Amazon founder is now worth $75.6 ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • The Structure and Performance of Efficient Interpreters [pdf]
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • One of Jupiter’s asteroid ‘moons’ is orbiting backwards
    As a rule, you can safely assume that moons and asteroids will all orbit a planet in the same direction. If they didn't, interactions with their host would likely send them flying off course. However, it's now clear that there are exceptions to thi ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-03-29
  • 36% off Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Motherboard – Deal Alert
    Currently discounted 33% on Amazon the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Motherboardfeatures a quad-core 64-bit ARM Cortex A53 clocked at 1.2 GHz. The Pi 3 features on-board 802.11N WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here ... read more
    Source: MacWorldPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Trying to land a SpaceX rocket in this simple video game could drive you mad
    Elon Musk and his rocket company, SpaceX, are on the cusp of something huge. On March 30, SpaceX will try to fire off a used rocket booster — the biggest and most expensive part of its Falcon 9 launch system — and land it safely so it can be reused ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Making better contact lenses
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Rewrite everything in rust
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Stanford Professor Loses Battle to Simplify Taxes
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • These $50 sensors are a useful, non-invasive way to keep your home safe
    My upstairs neighbors have flooded their bathrooms twice since moving into my current apartment.  The first time it happened was when a bathtub overflowed three floors above me, damaging my ceiling and leaving a wide brown stain behind. The second time it happened, an entirely different neighbor forgot he left his ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Blizzard puts a smidge of ‘Overwatch’ in ‘Heroes of the Storm’
    Blizzard is working hard to overhaul its free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) Heroes of the Storm. The studio has announced some big changes are coming in the game's 2.0 update, including a new reward system similar to Blizzard's hugel ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-03-29
  • No, You Can’t Buy Congress’s Internet Data, Or Anyone Else’s
    In the wake of yesterday's unfortunate Congressional vote to kill broadband privacy protections (which had only just been put in place a few months ago, and hadn't yet taken effect) we've been seeing a lot of... bad ideas. People are rightfully angry and upset about this. The privacy protections ... read more
    Source: Tech DirtPublished on 2017-03-29
  • How an Anarchist Bitcoin Coder Found Himself Fighting ISIS in Syria
    The strange story of Amir Taaki---Bitcoin coder, anti-ISIS revolutionary, and British terrorism defendant. The post How an Anarchist Bitcoin Coder Found Himself Fighting ISIS in Syria appeared first on WIRED. ... read more
    Source: WiredPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Quantum Mechanics for Programmers
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • The Deck ad network is shutting down
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • There are a lot of red flags with Samsung’s AI assistant in the new Galaxy S8
    There's Siri. And Alexa. And Google Assistant. And Cortana. Now add another one of those digital assistants to the mix: Bixby, the new helper that lives inside Samsung's latest phone, the Galaxy S8. But out of all the assistants that have launched so far, Bixby is the most curious and ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • This incredible fact should get you psyched about solar power — no matter what Trump does
    There's one simple fact that may just change your thoughts on renewable power. In a single hour, the amount of power from the sun that strikes the Earth is more than the entire world consumes in a year. To put that in numbers, from the US Department of Energy: Each ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • AnyPerk (YC W12) Is Hiring a VP of Engineering in SF
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Top financial adviser: Thanks to technology, ‘Everything you think about the future is probably wrong’
    Decades ago, baseball legend Yogi Berra said, "The future ain't what it used to be." That statement still rings true, said Ric Edelman, CEO of Edelman Financial Services, one of the nation's leading financial advising firms, and author of the new book "The Truth About Your Future: The Money Guide ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Watch Samsung’s Galaxy S8 event in under nine minutes
    After a 15-minute "you can still trust us" intro, endless inspired-by-your-dreams cliches and enough specs to benumb the most caffeinated tech blogger, Samsung actually unveiled two damn good phones, the Galaxy S8 and S8+. We wouldn't be so cruel as ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Amazon is shutting down a division it bought for $545 million, escalating a feud between Jeff Bezos and his Walmart rival (AMZN, WMT)
    Bloomberg reports that Amazon is shutting down its subsidiary Quidsi — the parent company of Diapers.com, Wag.com, Soap.com, and three other shopping sites with 1,100 total employees. Amazon purchased Quidsi for $545 million back in 2010. In a statement, Amazon says that the shutdown is simply because it couldn't get the ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Recycle robot – using raspberry pi and tensorflow
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • With the First Trailer for It, Stephen King Reclaims the ’80s
    When it came to big-screen horror adaptations, the Reagan decade wasn't always kind to the author. But Hollywood has only gotten Pennywiser with age. The post With the First Trailer for It, Stephen King Reclaims the '80s appeared first on WIRED. ... read more
    Source: WiredPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Samsung’s Gear VR headset gets a sorely-needed motion controller
    Samsung has announced a motion controller for the Gear VR, at last addressing the headset’s biggest problem. It was first introduced during Mobile World Congress, but now we have a date and a price: It will be available April 21 for $39 on its own, or $129 paired with the ... read more
    Source: The Next WebPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Google Calendar finally comes to the iPad
    Google’s Calendar app is making a long-awaited move to a new device: Apple’s iPad. You read that right: Until Wednesday, the tech titan hadn’t optimized its marquee calendar application to run on Apple’s tablets.The app provides users with a view of the calendars that they have and that are shared ... read more
    Source: MacWorldPublished on 2017-03-29
  • What the Repeal of Online Privacy Protections Means for You
    Now that internet providers will not have to get permission to collect and sell customers’ online information, how will that affect privacy online? ... read more
    Source: New York Times TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Tesla Finally Makes Its New Autopilot as Good as the Old One
    The reboot of the automaker's self-driving system gets going. The post Tesla Finally Makes Its New Autopilot as Good as the Old One appeared first on WIRED. ... read more
    Source: WiredPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Samsung’s ‘unbox your phone’ event gave us a phone that’s still a box
    Before Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S8 to the world, it teased the audience with a device that would break the conventions of the traditional smartphone. The event's pre-roll animation showed an enormous 1980s brick phone morphing into a 1990s-era fli ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Betsy DeVos just compared school choice to taking Uber over a taxi — here’s why could be troubling
    US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos offered a telling analogy for how she views education during a recent keynote speech held at the Brookings Institution on March 29. DeVos, a vocal advocate for school choice, drew a comparison between consumers picking ridesharing services like Uber or Lyft over a taxi ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Horror MMO ‘The Secret World’ returns and this time it’s free
    While horror MMO The Secret World never quite became the next World of Warcraft, its unique supernatural vibe made it a cult hit among MMO fans. The game's publisher, Funcom, plans to relaunch the game as a free-to-play "shared-world action RPG," no ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-03-29
  • BlackBerry, freed of handsets, looks to software for return to glory
    TORONTO (Reuters) - Although BlackBerry Ltd has extricated itself from the smartphone handsets that weighed on its recent fortunes, the Canadian firm faces a tough slog to convince skeptics it can return to its glory days through an enlarged software business. ... read more
    Source: Reuters Tech NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • The ‘Silicon Valley’ season 4 trailer is here, and the show looks funnier than ever
    "Silicon Valley" is almost back for its fourth season on HBO, and Erlich's facial hair has gotten stranger than ever in the new trailer. Luckily, the comedy satirizing tech culture also seems to be as sharp and funny as it's ever been, as the central company Pied Paper once again ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • White House says Trump to sign broadband privacy repeal
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump plans to sign a repeal of Obama-era broadband privacy rules as a bigger fight looms over rules governing the openness of the internet, the White House said on Wednesday. ... read more
    Source: Reuters Tech NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Ted Chiang’s Soulful Science Fiction
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Startup Lucid Motors insists it is defying the electric car curse and will challenge Tesla in China
    Lucid Motors wants to make things very clear: the company isn’t like struggling electric car startup Faraday Future. "Let’s distinguish ourselves first from the scenario at Faraday Future," Lucid CTO Peter Rawlinson told Business Insider at Classic Car Club in Manhattan.If you follow the world of electric car startups — ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Man says ‘Fuck it, I’ll sell my browser history before ISPs can’
    As you might have heard, the United States Congress has repealed Obama-era internet privacy rules. The upshot of this is that your internet service provider can sell your browsing history and anything else it has collected without your consent. But not everyone is content to wait for big business to sell their ... read more
    Source: The Next WebPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Samsung’s Galaxy S8 resurrects a fantasy tech companies have had for years
    Samsung announced its next big smartphones, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, on Wednesday. As expected, both devices come with big displays, super thin bezels, and top-of-the-line specs. They look good. Perhaps the most curious bit of news, though, isn’t about the phones so much as an accessory that supports ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • BARCLAYS: Facebook is the stock to own for the ‘golden age’ of mobile (FB, GOOGL, SNAP)
    Facebook's stock price is up again this week after announcing features that mimic those of Snapchat. In another piece of good news, Barclays has named Facebook the "best pure play in consumer Internet around the secular growth in mobile advertising, full stop."  Analyst Ross Sandler and his team released a note on Facebook ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Amazon moving staff at Quidsi parenting products unit after losses
    (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday it was moving staff out of its Quidsi nursery, beauty and pet products subsidiary after the business failed to turn a profit. ... read more
    Source: Reuters Tech NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Tech Tip: Awaiting the Next Android Invasion
    Google has released the next version of its mobile operating system to app developers, but regular users will get the software further down the line. ... read more
    Source: New York Times TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Florida Man can’t pause cycle on Samsung ‘exploding’ washing machine lawsuit
    Suds to be you, Kenny Samsung was handed a rare win this week when a judge decided not to pause its defense of a lawsuit over faulty washing machines.… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Blue Origin offers a look inside its tourist rocket’s capsule
    Blue Origin has given you plenty of glimpses of the outside of its tourism-oriented New Shepard rocket, but what about the inside -- you know, the place where you'll spend all of your time? You now have an idea of what to expect. Jeff Bezos' spacef ... read more
    Source: EngadgetPublished on 2017-03-29
  • 9 podcasts that will make you smarter in 30 minutes or less
    The rise of the short podcast has brought with it the rise of uber-efficient education. You can be squished on the subway, folding your laundry, or waiting in line at the grocery store, and simultaneously learning about current events, human behavior, or economics. Below, Business Insider has rounded up some ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Real Talk About Fake News
    At this point, the category of "fake news" has become all but meaningless — a trajectory many of us saw coming the moment we first heard the words or saw the hashtag. That doesn't mean the underlying problems aren't real; many people who talk about "fake news" are trying ... read more
    Source: Tech DirtPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Algorithms in Life: Find the perfect partner, apartment and job
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • NASA’s Shapeshifting Origami Robot Squeezes Where Others Can’t
    Puffer, from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, can explore places too risky for bigger, more expensive rovers. The post NASA’s Shapeshifting Origami Robot Squeezes Where Others Can’t appeared first on WIRED. ... read more
    Source: WiredPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Henrik Fisker is solving a major problem that runs rampant in the car startup world
    Henrik Fisker is well known for founding Fisker Automotive in 2007, a startup carmaker that challenged Tesla before going bankrupt in 2013. The designer and entrepreneur has since staged a comeback, unveiling a new supercar with his company VLF Automotive in 2016 and unveiling a new all-electric vehicle, the EMotion, ... read more
    Source: Business Insider TechPublished on 2017-03-29
  • BDSM sex rocks Drupal world: Top dev banished for sci-fi hanky-panky
    Gor blimey, guvnor! A prominent contributor to the open source Drupal content management system has been asked to distance himself from project because "his belief system is inconsistent with [the] project's goals."… ... read more
    Source: The RegisterPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Explain Shell – Explain any command
    Source: Y Combinator Latest NewsPublished on 2017-03-29
  • Bits: Tech Roundup: Capturing Memories With a Lot of Video Cameras
    Farhad Manjoo, a technology columnist at The New York Times, is experimenting with setting up his home to resemble the set of a reality television show. ... read more
    Source: New York Times TechPublished on 2017-03-29