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Crunch Report | Self-Driving Company Waymo Launches Public Test
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Facebook’s augmented future could involve brain implants, but it’s not ‘1984’ yet
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 Facebook’s augmented reality future may be taking the form of selfie filters today, but in the future, the company wants to let you interact with the world only by using your brain. Read More [...]
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Apple vows to use only recycled materials, but Greenpeace says iPhones should also last longer
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 Apple has set a lofty goal for itself: use only renewable materials in its products to protect the environment and avoid “blood minerals.” In its 2017 Environmental Responsibility Report, released today ahea [...]
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Microsoft publishes first National Security Letter in transparency report
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 Microsoft’s biannual transparency report was just released and, like many other major tech companies that have been putting out their reports recently, the company has revealed its first National Security Letter. [...]
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Google denies labor department’s claim that gender-based pay inequities are ‘systemic’ at the company
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 Happy belated Equal Pay Day! The U.S. Department of Labor testified in court today that pay inequities at Google are “systemic,” The Guardian reports. Earlier this month, Google said it had closed the gender [...]
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Twitter’s head of Asia Pacific is leaving the company after 4.5 years
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 Twitter is losing the head of its Asia Pacific business, Aliza Knox, after she announced the end of her near-five year tenure with the company. Knox was Twitter’s first hire in Asia — minus Japan — w [...]
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Facebook hires Apple veteran to lead virtual reality hardware efforts at Oculus
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 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants the company to own the future of virtual reality, and in the short term that means putting a lot of VR headsets on a lot of faces. Even for a company with nearly 2 billion monthly ac [...]
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Crunch Report | Uber’s President Leaves Company
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Jeff Jones, the president of Uber, leaves the company, Y Combinator launches a vertical for AI startups, according to Bloomberg, Apple assembles a team to work on new augmented reality device and SpaceX recovers capsule and s [...]
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Google is the latest company to brush off most of the Wikileaks vulnerabilities
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 Wikileaks dumped thousands of alleged CIA documents online yesterday that contained lists of vulnerabilities in popular tech products, sending companies scrambling to make sure their security patches were up-to-date. Bu [...]
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