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Industry Waymo Asks Court to Halt Uber's Self-Driving Cars
Author: 0 Waymo Asks Court to Halt Uber's Self-Driving Cars

The said injunction asks Uber to quit using the technologies that Google claimed to have been stolen from them. That startup, called Otto, was quickly acquired by Uber previous year. The injunction request came the same week that Uber's recently hired top artificial intelligence executive stepped down and just days after the company announced it would no longer use a controversial software tool that allowed it to dodge law enforcement efforts.

Industry Uber driver attacked by biker gang on California highway
Author: 0 Uber driver attacked by biker gang on California highway

The San Francisco Police Department, which has for years admitted their powerlessness against bike gangs like this one's misbehavior on SF's surface streets, told the Chron that they've recently been especially active in Hayes Valley. The assailants have not yet been identified but police know which gang was responsible, Quintana told the Bee. "I was just trying to get around them and get to work again".

Author: 0 Intruder with backpack arrested after breaking into the White House

The last notable White House security breach took place in 2014, when 42-year-old Omar Gonzalez jumped a fence and overpowered a Secret Service officer before he was tackled in the Green Room. Trump often spends weekends at the Mar-a-Lago Estate in Florida, though Friday night was an exception. Secret Service agents informed that nothing suspicious was found while searching the premises.

Industry 'Guardians Of The Galaxy: The Telltale Series' Story And Casting Info Released
Author: 0 'Guardians Of The Galaxy: The Telltale Series' Story And Casting Info Released

Scott Porter was cast to voice Star-Lord, Emily O'Brien will voice the character of Gamora , Nolan North will play Rocket , Brandon Paul Eells will portray Drax , and Adam Harrington as Groot . Guardians of the Galaxy's world-exclusive gameplay premiere will be held on March 17 at SXSW in Austin, Texas. No word yet on pricing for the special season pass disc, nor is there any information on how much each episode will cost.

Industry Uber to meet with disgruntled drivers
Author: 0 Uber to meet with disgruntled drivers

Dozens of metered taxi drivers protested against American online taxi service Uber early Friday by blocking part of a major highway leading to Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport. The meter taxi drivers also want Uber to be regulated. Mashikinoya, a member of a task team which was established to kick Uber out of the market, said they had exhausted all avenues in government, and had to go on strike.

Industry Traffic chaos as taxis block R24 near airport
Author: 0 Traffic chaos as taxis block R24 near airport

The Airports Company of SA (ACSA) has said that it is negotiating with airlines to find solutions for travellers who have subsequently missed their flights. "You can not charge someone R20 to take them home from Park Station". Our drivers are trying to feed their families, so can't charge these exploitative rates.

Industry FCC Blocks Privacy Rules That Prevented ISPs From Selling User Data
Author: 0 FCC Blocks Privacy Rules That Prevented ISPs From Selling User Data

Of course, with this clause knocked down, ISPs now have the upper hand, as they can see a user's entire traffic history, something which Internet entities cannot. Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii opposes Flake's proposition and recently stated, "If this [resolution] is passed, neither the FCC nor the FTC will have clear authority when it comes to how Internet service providers protect consumers' data privacy and security".

Industry HTC U Ultra Preorders Start Shipping To Customers In US
Author: 0 HTC U Ultra Preorders Start Shipping To Customers In US

The HTC U Ultra features the same 12MP camera that lives on the Google Pixel, although the software is quite different. As a reminder, the HTC U Ultra is a GSM/LTE device, meaning it's compatible with carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile, but does not work on Verizon and Sprint .

Industry Uber self-driving cars are coming back to California
Author: 0 Uber self-driving cars are coming back to California

However, passengers will not be immediately allowed in the back seat. The California Department of Motor Vehicles said Wednesday that it has granted Uber permission to run two Volvo SUVs on public roads. Gonzalez also said artificial intelligence startup Plus Ai received an autonomous vehicle testing permit on Wednesday. Instead, Uber's self-driving auto deployment will be limited to two of the XC90s, and 48 specifically named drivers are able to drive the cars, according to the San ...

Author: 0 Samsung Galaxy S8 may come with facial recognition

Samsung is planning to incorporate facial recognition into the forthcoming Galaxy S8 smartphone, reports The Korea Economic Daily . Tech media is leading speculation that the next major Samsung Galaxy release will feature facial recognition alongside the iris reader which featured on the s7.

Industry Alonso Says Honda Has No Power & Reliability
Author: 0 Alonso Says Honda Has No Power & Reliability

We don't know exactly how the temperatures will evolve over 50 laps or so. The last two saw four red flags split evenly between Stoffel Vandoorne and Fernando Alonso , giving the Barcelona track plenty of practice at retrieving cars. When people go pessimistic, I go optimistic, and when people are overexcited, I'm getting anxious! "I am confident that this year we can be competitive, I just don't know when".

Industry OKC Thunder rout Spurs, Westbrook records 31st triple-double
Author: 0 OKC Thunder rout Spurs, Westbrook records 31st triple-double

San Antonio stars Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge are sitting out the Spurs' next game for rest. MVP candidate Russell Westbrook finished with 23 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists, recording his 31st triple-double on the year to match Wilt Chamberlain's mark in 1967-68 for second most in a single season.

Industry Maruti Suzuki to launch new 4 products in 2017-18
Author: 0 Maruti Suzuki to launch new 4 products in 2017-18

An 89bhp 1.2-litre four cylinder Dualjet engine will also be available, offering Carbon dioxide emissions of 98g/km and 65.7mpg for manual transmission model. Also, if Maruti Suzuki's claims at the Baleno RS launch are anything to go by, we might even see an RS version powered by the Boosterjet engine as well but that will take some time to come, possibly even 2019 depending on when the standard model is launched.

Industry Didi Labs opens its doors in the US
Author: 0 Didi Labs opens its doors in the US

The Mountain View-based Didi Labs will be led by Dr. Fengim Gong, Didi's VP of information security and the co-founder of Palo Alto Networks. The company has, however, expanded into areas like Southeast Asia, India, and Brazil via investments in local ride-hail companies.

Industry Mark Zuckerberg to receive honorary Harvard degree 12 years after dropping out
Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg to receive honorary Harvard degree 12 years after dropping out

Zuckerberg is one of a growing line of tech billionaires to drop out of college and build something huge. A huge part of the Facebook origin story is that Mark Zuckerberg dropped out of Harvard University to launch the company. Zuckerberg famously left Harvard as a sophomore in 2004 to move to Palo Alto, CA and pursue his then-fledgling social network . According to the Harvard Gazette, University President Drew Faust said that Mark Zuckerberg has "profoundly altered the nature of ...

Industry How Does NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Stack Up Right Now?
Author: 0 How Does NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Stack Up Right Now?

Instinet raised their price objective on shares of NVIDIA to $100.00 in a research report on Friday, February 10th. Finally, Susquehanna Bancshares Inc reiterated a "neutral" rating on shares of NVIDIA in a report on Tuesday, February 7th.

Author: 0 QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM)'s subsidiary has extended the offering period

Citizens Financial Group Inc RI raised its position in shares of QUALCOMM by 0.3% in the third quarter. Schroder Investment Management Group now owns 6,478,013 shares of the wireless technology company's stock valued at $347,027,000 after buying an additional 1,061,663 shares in the last quarter.

Industry Earnings Take Center Stage; Analysts Weighing in on Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG)
Author: 0 Earnings Take Center Stage; Analysts Weighing in on Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG)

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Celgene Corporation is 23.5%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 22.2%. On average, analysts expect that Celgene Co. will post $7.22 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The price to current year EPS estimates from research analysts now stands at 19.3631.

Industry Paytm to now charge 2% fee to credit card users
Author: 0 Paytm to now charge 2% fee to credit card users

Paytm said that it has started charging fee because some people were misusing facility to top up wallet using credit card for free. Paytm is blaming a certain section of customers who manipulated the earlier system to their benefit for this decidedly more complicated mechanism.

Industry AT&T customers experiencing outages affecting 9-1-1 calls
Author: 0 AT&T customers experiencing outages affecting 9-1-1 calls

AT&T 911 Call Outage: How Widespread Was It? AT&T issued an apology "to those who were affected". Emergency situations are always given priority over situations where police response is not urgent or time sensitive and emergency operators will not take non-emergency reports on 911.

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