So, You’re Rich. Which Is the Best Car to Get Driven Around In?
We test drove ten of the top luxury sedans to see which rear amenity package comes out on top.
Pinterest files for IPO, but avoids calling itself a social network
The company still isn’t profitable
Trump promotes Michael Kratsios to US Chief Technology Officer
More than two years into the Trump administration, the long-vacant post of U.S. chief technology officer will be filled. Bloomberg first reported that today Trump is elevating Michael Kratsios, current deputy U.S. CTO, to the nation’s top tech position. Prior to his experience within the Trum… ... See more
Workers at risk as robots set to replace 66m jobs, warns OECD
One in seven vulnerable employees in developed world least likely to be receiving help
Inside the Creation of Zero's All-New Electric Motorcycle
With bigger players moving into the e-bike market, Zero thinks the SR/F puts it back at the front of the pack.
This Robot Debates and Cracks Jokes, but It's Still a Toaster
Domo arigato, debating roboto: An IBM project shows that a computer can carry on a sophisticated—if creepy—argument with a human.
Open Source Doesn’t Make Money Because It Isn’t Designed To Make Money
Monday, March 18th, 2019 Open Source Doesn’t Make Money Because It Isn’t Designed To Make Money Or: The Best Way To Do Something Is To At Least Try We all know the story: you can’t make money on open source. Is it really true? I’m thinking about this now because Mozilla would like to dive... ... See more
Robots will serve as guides for the 2020 Olympics
Robots from Toyota and Panasonic will help Olympics guests get around, and haul goods behind the scenes.
Google unveils Stadia cloud gaming platform to play games anywhere
Google announced Stadia, its cloud gaming platform that can launch a Triple-A game over the cloud in as quick as 5 seconds.
Investors and Globalization’s Decline: Barron’s | YaleGlobal Online
Avi Salzman is a senior writer at Barron’s, covering stocks, the economy, and the impact of new technology on financial markets. He has also written for the New York Times, WSJ.com, Businessweek.com, the Hartford Courant, and several other newspapers. ... See more
Instagram Will Now Let You Buy Things Directly Through the App
Starting Tuesday, the photo-sharing app is testing a shopping feature, called Checkout, with a handful of retailers including Nike Inc. and designer fashion platform Revolve. “Over time, as we are creating value for people, this could be a significant part of our business,” said Vishal Shah, Ins... ... See more
Humans have a sixth sense for Earth's magnetic field
A new study suggests that humans can subconsciously sense Earth’s magnetic field. While this capability, called magnetoreception, is well known in birds and fish, there is now evidence that o…
America’s Undersea Battle With China for Control of the Global Internet Grid
Chinese company Huawei is embedding itself into cable systems that ferry nearly all of the world’s internet data.
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Don’t break up big tech — regulate data access, says EU antitrust chief
Breaking up tech giants should be a measure of last resort, the European Union’s competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, has suggested. “To break up a company, to break up private property would be very far reaching and you would need to have a very strong case that it would produ… ... See more
Uber’s self-driving car unit was burning $20 million a month
Uber thought it would have 75,000 autonomous vehicles on the roads this year and be operating driverless taxi services in 13 cities by 2022, according to court documents unsealed last week. To reach those ambitious goals, the ridesharing company, which hopes to go public later this year, was spendi.... ... See more
Uber will reportedly file for IPO next month
Uber, on the heels of Lyft’s official documentation for its initial public offering, is expected to file its S-1 in April, Reuters reports. Uber, in December, filed confidential paperwork for its IPO. Uber will also reportedly kick off its IPO roadshow next month. As part of its offering, Ube… ... See more
Google Maps platform adds new styles and gameplay options for mobile games
Google is unveiling new options for art styles and gameplay for Google Maps games just ahead of the Game Developers Conference.
Traeger makes built-in WiFi a standard grill feature
Now you don’t have to pay $1,699 to get Traeger's handy feature on its wood-pellet grills.
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