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Uber ends California Test of Self-Driving Cars

Uber app as seen on a smartphone

A week ago, Uber started a test for their self-driving cars which took place in San Francisco. Now, they decided to end it and pulled the Volvos from the streets of the city, according to an official statement from the company. The reason for this is the refusal of the state regulators to extend their registrations. Self-driving cars Uber had ...

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Instagram Stories introduces Stickers for Emojis, Locations and Seasons

Instagram Stories seen on an iPhne

Instagram has just released a new update for its Stories section which contains what some would call an “carbon copy” of Snapchat’s geofilters. Their new Stickers offer users the opportunity to make their photos and videos more fun. The company announced the Stickers through an official post on their blog. Emojis, locations and seasons How does this new update work? It ...

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Twitter loses yet another Executive. Is this Bad News for the Company?

Twitter logo, a blue bird

Recently, a lot of executives have left their jobs at Twitter. Now, that list just got lengthier with the parting of the company’s chief technology officer, Adam Messinger. On Tuesday, he officially announced his departure via a Twitter message. In it, he cited the wish to distance himself from technology as the main reason for his decision. CEO Jack Dorsey ...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook says New and Great Mac Desktops are coming

Tim Cook talking at a conference

Yesterday, Apple CEO Tim Cook reassured everyone through an official statement that the Mac desktops are still very important for the company. They will reportedly continue their production despite the success of the recent MacBooks. Mac desktops still important According to the statement posted on Apple’s internal employee message board, the Mac desktops are still very important and strategic for ...

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A Look at Mark Zuckerberg ‘s Home AI and what it can do

Mark Zuckerberg in black and white

Last January, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made the announcement that he was planning to build an AI destined for his home. According to him, this system would run in Facebook tools. Now, it seems like he has managed to build this system which can, among other things, control the lights or watch visitors. He reportedly spent around 150 hours on ...

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Elon Musk ‘s “Boring” Company to build Underground Roads?

Elon Musk in a futuristic chair

Elon Musk has done everything. From businesses with electric cars and space transportation to solar roofs and levitating trains. So, when he posts a message in which he complains about something, like it was the case on December 17, people cannot help but wonder whether or not he will actually invent something new to deal with that matter. He may ...

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Samsung Galaxy S8 20% more Expensive than its Predecessor

Samsung Galaxy S8 conceptual image

In spring, Samsung is expected to deliver one of their best smartphones ever. Rumor has it that the new Samsung Galaxy S8 will come out in April, but nobody knows for sure. The main idea is that after the Note 7 mess, the company will need to not only meet, but surpass everybody’s expectations with an amazing device. They will ...

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Yahoo Data stolen by Hackers for Sale on the Dark Web

Yahoo logo on a stone on the first avenue

Yahoo has announced a few days ago that hackers have stolen the accounts of 1 billion users some time in 2013. They have reportedly gained access to names, dates of birth, passwords and other important personal information. The bigger problem is that, according to Yahoo, the attackers managed to also steal security questions and the additional e-mail addresses which users ...

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Facebook flags Fake News in order to Stop them from spreading

Facebook logo on dark dark background

Facebook has begun doing everything in their power to stop or at least slow down the spreading of fake news. For starters, the company wants to track and eliminate the biggest threats and offenders. The social media platform is maybe the biggest influencer on the Internet which anybody can have access to. So, because of this, Mark Zuckerberg is going ...

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Donald Trump offers to help Tech CEOs at their Meeting

Donald Trump talking

Many people expected Donald Trump ‘s meeting with Silicon Valley’s CEOs to be a little bit more brutal than it was. Maybe some insults or heated contradictions. Well, that was not the case at all. Even if Trump had some issues with some of them in the past, especially during his campaign, it seems like it is all in the ...

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