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Alphabet's self-driving car unit sues Uber with trade theft charge

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving car unit sued Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] and its autonomous trucking subsidiary Otto on Thursday over allegations of theft of its confidential and proprietary sensor technology.

How to secure your data after the Cloudflare leak

TechCrunch 43 sources

Cloudflare revealed yesterday that a bug in its code caused sensitive data to leak from some of the major websites that use its performance enhancement and security services. Uber, Fitbit, OkCupid and 1Password are among Cloudflare’s…

NASA weighs risks of adding crew to Orion spacecraft’s maiden moon flight

RT.com 25 sources

NASA is studying the feasibility of sending a manned crew on the maiden flight of the deep-space Orion spacecraft, which is hoped to eventually bring astronauts to Mars. A report on the matter is to be prepared by early spring. Read Full…

Musk disputes claims Tesla's Calif. factory workers are overworked, underpaid

Autonews.com 7 sources

Tesla CEO Elon Musk shot back against claims that workers at the company's California factory are overworked and underpaid, calling them 'disingenuous and outright false.'

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GM self-driving bills could be self-interested

SFGate / Business 48 sources

WASHINGTON — With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade lawmakers across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping…

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Trump asks NASA to explore putting crew on rocket's debut flight

Reuters 25 sources

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - The Trump administration has directed NASA to study whether it is feasible to fly astronauts on the debut flight of the agency’s heavy-lift rocket, a mission currently planned to be unmanned and targeted to…

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The Oscars: Everything you need to know (and some things you don't)

CNN / Entertainment 22 sources

Here's a guide -- an Oscars for Dummies -- that answers even your most clueless questions about Sunday's Academy Awards.

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All-New Ford Fiesta ST Debuts With Itty Bitty Turbo 3-Cylinder Engine

AutoGuide.com 11 sources

All-New Ford Fiesta ST Debuts With Itty Bitty Turbo 3-Cylinder Engine The Ford Fiesta ST has an all-new 1.5-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder and three driving modes. more

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SoFi Raises $500 Million Led by Silver Lake for Global Expansion

Bloomberg / News 3 sources

Social Finance Inc. said it raised $500 million in a financing round led by private equity firm Silver Lake Partners. It plans to use the funds for international expansion of its online lending business and development of new financial…

Don't freak out (yet) about the 'Cloudbleed' leak

A new bug was found to be leaking information from hundreds of thousands of websites, but it doesn't appear anyone has exploited it yet.

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PLANET 'DOPEY'? Internet has names for newly-discovered worlds

People are taking to Twitter to suggest 7 names for the 7 newly-discovered Earth-size planets announced by NASA this week.

Apple checking 'exploding' iPhone video

BBC / Technology 23 sources

A video of a smoking iPhone 7 Plus has gone viral on Twitter - Apple is investigating.

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10 things to know about this year's Oscars

Here's ten things you need to know about the most prestigious event in the celebrity calendar.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild doesn’t hold your hand

The Verge 9 sources

If you play the original Legend of Zelda today, you might be surprised how little guidance it provides. The 1986 classic has no drawn-out tutorials, no mini-map that shows you exactly where to go. You’re plopped in a strange, mysterious…

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Obama science adviser rejoins climate-change think tank

FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama’s top science adviser has rejoined the climate science organization he led before his White House service. John Holdren on Friday rejoined the Massachusetts-based Woods Hole Research Center as…

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Add in-flight drones to the list of prey known to Siberian tigers

MLive.com / News 28 sources

It turns out a pack of Siberian tigers will take down and try to eat an in-flight drone if one happens to fly over the ferocious animal's enclosure.

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Nintendo Switch: everything you need to know about the console

How much is it? What are those controllers like? How many games are available? Your questions answered

Friday, Feb 24

HP Enterprise Posts Steep Revenue Drop, Lowers Outlook

Hewlett Packard Enterprise suffered its steepest drop in quarterly revenue since it split from the PC and printer business, and lowered its outlook for the year, suggesting further weakness in corporate tech spending.

Alphabet's self-driving car company just sued Uber — and it all stemmed from an email fail

CNBC / U.S. 135 sources

Uber's drawings of 3-D sensors contained Alphabet's trade secrets, the lawsuit claims.

Uber blasted by investors for 'toxic' culture

USA TODAY 24 sources

Mitch Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein say Uber tapped insiders to conduct sexism probe.

UPDATE 2-Game company seeks to block Facebook from using virtual reality code

(Reuters) - Video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc., which earlier this month won a $500 million verdict against Facebook Inc.’s Oculus virtual reality unit for unauthorized copying of computer code, has asked a federal judge to block…

Thursday, Feb 23

GM wants to steer self-driving auto laws, some say to block competition

NOLA.com / Business 22 sources

The automaker denies trying to freeze out other brands, but legislators in four states say GM lobbyists asked them to sponsor bills that the company's competitors contend would do just that.

SpaceX docks with International Space Station following delay

CBC.ca / Technology 52 sources

SpaceX has made good on a 400-kilometre-high delivery at the International Space Station.

Airtel buys Telenor India in seven circles

Livemint.com 49 sources

Airtel will buy Telenor’s India operations in seven circles—Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh (East), Uttar Pradesh (West) and Assam

Tesla posts loss but says Model 3 rollout still on track

SFGate / Business 78 sources

Even as Tesla tries to ramp up production of its luxury electric cars, the company reported Wednesday that it built and delivered fewer vehicles in the last three months of 2016 than in the previous quarter, while posting a $121.3 million…

Wednesday, Feb 22

SpaceX’s Dragon supply ship failed to rendezvous with ISS, will try again Thursday

TechCrunch 75 sources

A GPS error prevented SpaceX’s Dragon supply ship from mating with the ISS early this morning. The craft was less than a mile away from the space station when the docking had to be aborted. NASA stated the Dragon craft and the ISS crew are…

Futuristic Apple headquarters to open in April - CNET

CNET 93 sources

The first employees will soon start moving to the new campus, parts of which will also be open to the public.

These Seven Earth-Sized Exoplanets Have Everyone Freaking Out Over Alien Life

Gizmodo 409 sources

After a deluge of teasing press releases and premature speculation, we can finally share some Very Important NASA News: Today, the agency announced that a team of scientists has confirmed seven Earth-sized exoplanets orbiting TRAPPIST-1, a…

Tuesday, Feb 21

Why Verizon Decided to Stick With Yahoo Deal

Verizon shaved the price it will pay for Yahoo’s core business but is pushing ahead with the deal, in a bet that the chance to expand into digital advertising trumps the risk of further fallout from massive data breaches at the struggling…

Snap arrives in London to woo skeptical investors ahead of IPO

CNBC / Technology 22 sources

Snap Inc, owner of popular messaging app Snapchat, kicked off its first investor roadshow on Monday.

Jio Prime Membership: Here is all you need to know about about the latest Rs 99/year plan by Jio

Jio Prime Membership is an exclusive subscription based tariff plan just like Amazon Prime Membership or Flipkart First where companies provide priority support to its members along with exclusive plans.

Former US law chief leads Uber probe

BBC / Technology 104 sources

On Sunday we learned that Uber was going to conduct an investigation into claims of serious sexual harassment, following a scathing blog post from a former employee. On Monday Uber boss Travis Kalanick sent an email to his employees with…

Monday, Feb 20

Uber to investigate "abhorrent" sexual harassment claim

CBS News / MoneyWatch 159 sources

Female engineer alleges her prospects at the company evaporated when she complained about advances from her boss

Snap Spectacles

TechRadar 50 sources

Snapchat Spectacles have finally arrived for everyone, so here's our take on the video-capturing sunglasses.

New Zealand judge upholds Kim Dotcom extradition ruling

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand judge on Monday upheld an earlier court ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges.

Hundreds Rally To Defend Science In Boston Protest

Hundreds gathered in Boston on Sunday to speak out in defense of research and against what they view as the Trump administration’s war on evidence-based science.