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Spotify CEO Daniel Ek on privacy policy dust-up: 'Sorry'

SpotifyChief Executive Daniel Ek has a message for users angry over its new privacy policy: "Sorry."<p>Ek sought Friday to clarify the 7-year-old company's changed terms after some users declared that they would quit the popular streaming music app in protest.<p>The Swedish company, which counts 75 …

Watch a Boston Dynamics humanoid robot wander around outside

Boston Dynamics, which Google bought in 2013, has begun testing one of its humanoid robots — those that are designed to function like humans — out in the wild.<p>Marc Raibert, the founder of Boston Dynamics, talked about the research and showed footage of the project during a talk on Aug. 3 at the …

Machine 'learners' compute cloud cover to balance power supplies

Hendrik Hamann is into cloud computing — as in real clouds, those puffy things in the sky.<p>Working at IBM alongside some of the computer giant's most advanced systems, Hamann and his team seek a breakthrough in cloud-cover forecasting. They're aiming to help ease the introduction of solar …

Inflatable ‘space elevator’ invented by scientists

It is an idea that every small child has had at some point. Instead of sending up rockets into space, why not simply build a huge lift.<p>Now a Canadian firm has been granted a patent for a ‘space elevator’ which will shoot cargo 12.4 miles into the stratosphere from where it can be launched more …

Amazon boss says Jeremy Clarkson's Top Gear follow-on show 'expensive but worth it'

Multibillionaire says new Jeremy Clarkson show will be ‘very, very, very expensive’ and says UK could be early-adopter of drone-delivered parcels<p>The Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos, has admitted it will be “very, very, very expensive” to launch a new motoring show with Jeremy Clarkson and his Top Gear …

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