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Comcast says it should be able to create internet fast lanes for self-driving cars

Comcast filed comments in support of the FCC’s plan to kill the 2015 net neutrality rules today. And while pretty much everything in them is expected — Comcast thinks the rules are burdensome and hurt investment, yet it says it generally supports the principles of net neutrality — there’s one …

Net Neutrality

Apple shows off some of its new emoji on World Emoji Day

Apple has revealed a few of the emoji it’ll be releasing on iOS, watchOS and macOS later this year, a little gift just in time for World Emoji Day. The new expressive icons include a T-Rex and an Elf for Jurassic Park and LOTR fans tired of typing out the names of their heroes, as well as some new …

What Is The Future Of Video Streaming? Netflix Quarterly Earnings Expected

<i>This article was originally published on the Motley Fool.</i><p>It's show time for Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX). The top dog in premium video streaming reports …

Honda recalls more than a million cars over battery fires

Honda is hitting its U.S. customers with yet another recall -- this time over flaming batteries.<p>The Japanese firm announced on Thursday that it would recall nearly 1.2 million Accord vehicles produced between 2013 and 2016, after receiving multiple reports of the cars' battery sensors causing fires …

LinkedIn adds a native auto-playing video solution to its mobile apps

Linkedin now allows users to upload native video through its app. Videos can be shot horizontally or vertically and like Facebook, will play automatically when browsing. Video creators can record up to 10 minutes of video and will have access to analytics such as view count, likes, and …

Wall Street sours on Snap

Snap shares closed below the company's $17 IPO price for the first time this week, and analysts downgraded the stock. Morgan Stanley cut its price …

Wall Street

Uber and Yandex merge ride-hailing business in Russia

Uber is teaming up with Russian search company Yandex to form a standalone ride-hailing company, the companies announced on Thursday. It will operate …

Transportation

Google launches Gradient Ventures, an AI-focused venture fund

Google launched today a venture capital fund, named Gradient Ventures, that will focus on early-stage AI startups.<p>Gradient’s site says the new fund aims to “invest in and connect startups with Google’s resources, innovation, and technical leadership in AI.”<p>“Many members of our team are engineers, …

This Is How Toyota Plans to Spend $100 Million on AI

Toyota plans to spend a lot of money on cutting-edge technology in the near future.<p>The auto giant debuted Tuesday a $100 million venture capital …

Pricier Frito-Lay snacks help PepsiCo's sales

NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo said pricier snacks and drinks boosted its sales in North America during the second quarter, even though the amount of …

Amazon wins right to sell food and groceries in India

(<i>Reuters</i>) — Online retail giant Amazon has secured approval to stock and sell food and groceries in India, potentially expanding its business in the fast-growing economy where it is in a pitched battle with home-grown rival Flipkart.<p>Amazon confirmed winning government approval for its plan to sell …

eCommerce