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Uber teases a first look at its self-driving car

Get ready, Pittsburgh. Uber's self-driving car is about to hit the road.<p>The ride-hailing company announced on Thursday that it will soon begin …

Google's new Awareness API is very Apple-like

Google has created a single API that will let Android apps be more contextual and location aware.<p>The Google Awareness API uses seven location and context signals (time, location, places, beacons, headphones, activity and weather) from your phone to help apps create custom behaviors. It also …

The EU wants to force Netflix and Amazon to show more European television

The paper has seen a draft of a European Commission proposal which is set to be announced next week. It will subject on-demand video platforms to the same rules at broadcasters — requiring them to ensure that 20% of the content they offer is European in origin, as national broadcast services …

Audio-visual

Bids for Yahoo Are Way Lower than Expected

Maybe Jerry Yang should have taken the $45 billion Microsoft buyout in 2008 after all.<p>Last year, Yahoo’s board of directors said it had no intention to sell the company. But months ago, after much reluctant feet-dragging, Yahoo formally put its core Internet business up for sale. Yahoo’s Internet …

Advertising

Is Motorola about to bring back the Razr?

<b>It only seems like yesterday we were all walking about with clamshell phones and the only way to access the internet was using a chunky PC.</b><p>How times …

Mobile Technology

Android Circuit: Galaxy Note 6 Release Date, Android's Dangerous Name, Nokia's Android Smartphone

Taking a look back at seven days of news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit includes the Samsung Galaxy Note 6 challenging the Apple iPhone 7 Pro, Nokia’s return with Android, the developer releases of Android N and Wear 2.0, Lenovo revealing the 2016 edition of the Moto G, …

Mobile Technology

Sprint and AT&T launch competing iPhone 6S/6S Plus offers

The rival carriers are trying to lure in customers with their latest 'buy one, get one free' campaigns.<p>Looking for the latest iPhone? Well, Sprint and AT&T are launching similar "buy one, get one free" campaigns for Apple's big product.<p>The rival carriers said Friday the 4.7-inch Apple iPhone 6s and …

Mobile

The Best Technology for Meditation

When you think of meditation, you probably don’t think of technology. We’ve been taught to power off our electronics when we’re trying to decompress, but now a few companies are using gadgets to help you clear your mind and improve your mood faster and more efficiently than traditional meditation …

Meditation

Apple thinks different with new San Francisco store

The venue in Union Square is the first store in the world to feature Apple's new design plans, including a "Genius Grove."<p>Apple this week took the wraps off its newest store in San Francisco, or, to be more precise, slid open its huge glass doors.<p>Two sides of the building feature massive sliding …

San Francisco

EgyptAir Flight Data Shows Smoke Detected in Bathroom Before Crash

Data transmitted from a doomed EgyptAir flight minutes before it fell off radar screens suggests a fire had broken out on board the plane, according to an aviation industry website.<p>AvHerald.com is reporting that data transmissions from EgyptAir Flight 804 to ground stations show smoke was detected …

Airplanes