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Celebrating France’s World Cup Victory: Pictures

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Waymo vs Uber is underway. Here's everything you need to know

After a year of preparations, the lawsuit that could determine the future of the driverless car is now underway. It's Waymo vs Uber in what may be …

Waymo v Uber: Who stole what?

Waymo, the self-driving car company spun out of Google, is locked in a legal battle with Uber, alleging the cab company stole its key technology.<p>The legal battle could have big implications for the future of the self-driving car industry, as Dave Lee explains.

Waymo V. Uber: What You Need To Know About the High-Stakes Self-Driving Tech Trial

The race to commercialize self-driving vehicles is often described as a potential $7 trillion-dollar opportunity. But there’s more than just money on …

Waymo v. Uber trial: Kalanick wish list included 'pound of flesh'

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick took the stand Tuesday as the second day of the Waymo v. Uber trial focused on how the ride-hailing company built its self-driving car unit.<p>Wearing a dark suit with a royal blue tie, Kalanick walked swiftly through the packed courtroom to the witness stand. He raised …

The battle of the damning emails begins with Waymo v. Uber opening statements

Waymo v. Uber, day 1<p>“Cheat codes. Find them. Use them,” said Travis Kalanick in April 2016, according to meeting notes dredged up during discovery in <i>Waymo v. Uber</i>. It’s just one of countless embarrassing quotes paraded out today during opening statements.<p>It’s been almost a year since Waymo first …

Waymo

Laser sauce, cheat code, jam seshs: The Waymo vs Uber trial kicks off

<b>Analysis</b> Prepare for some tech broAccording to former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, a "cheat code" is tech bro slang for a hack. Or, in his words, …

Waymo

With Deleted Messages, Waymo v Uber Is Looking a Little More Spy vs. Spy

It’s time to admit it: Uber employees sometimes send inartful electronic communications. On the third day of the <i>Waymo v. Uber</i> trade secrets trial, …

Uber is just too underhanded to play the underdog against Waymo

Waymo v. Uber, day 3<p>The most remarkable thing about <i>Waymo v. Uber</i> is that so many of the people following the case are essentially rooting for Google to crush a smaller firm with a lawsuit. It’s a tale as old as time: a maverick upstart galls a bigger, more established competitor, and the bigger guy …

BNP Paribas says it posted a 'solid' 2017 despite profit slump in last quarter

French lender BNP Paribas reported a worse than expected net profit for its fourth quarter of 2017, falling 1.1 percent to 1.43 billion euros ($1.77 …

Modest but achievable target makes sense for BNP Paribas as rivals struggle

Europe's recovering economy can help BNP Paribas clear a low return bar. Aiming for a return on equity (ROE) of 10 percent - roughly in line with the …

Here’s what we learned from Day 1 of the Uber and Alphabet trial

The trade secrets lawsuit between Uber and Alphabet’s self-driving arm Waymo began today.<p>Uber and Waymo are finally having their day in court. Alphabet’s self-driving arm, Waymo, and Uber gave their opening statements in front of a jury on Monday, commencing the courtroom phase of what has already …

Flipboard on Flipboard

@flipboard | Official Flipboard account<p>Pictures of the Week 5.24.18<p>The Surge<p>the surgeHow Texas’ decade-long border security operation has turned …

The 7 Overlooked TV Shows to Stream Before 2017 Is Over

In 2017, there was so much original TV to stream across all platforms—from Netflix to Hulu to Amazon Prime—that it would have been impossible not to overlook some very worthy shows, but that's what this holiday weekend is for. Before the new year and its slew of new shows we can't hope to catch up …

Amazon Transcribe is a sophisticated transcription service for AWS

Amazon is hosting AWS Re:INVENT today, its developer conference for all things AWS . And the company just announced a promising new service called Amazon Transcribe. The service is now available as a preview and goes beyond many automated transcribing services.<p>Now that video and audio have …

AWS announces a serverless database service

Amazon’s AWS cloud computing division today announced a new database service that will make it easier and cheaper to quickly launch relational databases that don’t need to process data continuously. Aurora Serverless, which, unsurprisingly, was built on top of AWS’s existing Aurora database system, …

The Best and Worst TV Shows of the Fall

The winners and losers of a crowded fall of revivals, bad sitcoms, and young Sheldons. From the successes—Will & Grace!—to the fails—Megyn Kelly, …

If launching a career in AI is your thing, this online course can get you started

From self-driving cars and a cucumber sorter to disaster-prediction programs and cancer-detection systems, current applications of artificial …

10 Must Listen Podcasts on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)

Share28<p>Tweet<p>Share311<p>+1<p>Shares 339<p>Artificial Intelligence and machine learning is progressing rapidly, with key advancements ranging from virtual …

Artificial Intelligence

We should have seen Trump coming | Ta-Nehisi Coates

Obama’s rise felt like a new chapter in American history. But the original sin of white supremacy was not so easily erased. By Ta-Nehisi Coates<p>I have often wondered how I missed the coming tragedy. It is not so much that I should have predicted that Americans would elect Donald Trump. It’s just …

Michelle Obama

Spotify Surpasses 60 Million Subscribers

Streaming giant Spotify has marked another major milestone. The Swedish company, which was founded in 2008, has surpassed 60 million subscribers, new …

Google Wifi now available in Canada

Google Wifi, the mesh router that Google unveiled first last October, is now on sale in Canada. The router sells either individually for $179 CDN, or in a 3-pack for $439 CDN, which is pretty close to U.S. pricing given current exchange rates. The Wifi solution’s mesh networking approach means it …

Wi-Fi

13 Smart Questions to Trigger Your Innovation

Are your management meetings dull affairs stacked full of short-term problems that need fixing? Do your discussions focus on routine operational …

Innovation

Bro culture is poisoning Silicon Valley

In an hour-long talk today at SXSW, best-selling author Dan Lyons broke down bro culture in three parts: What is it? Why does it exist? How do we fix it?<p>Lyons, author of the New York Times bestseller <i>Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Startup Bubble</i>, delivered a compelling talk in on his experience …

20 Best Movies of 2016

20<p>‘Zootopia’<p>Animation was on a roll in 2016 – this was the year of <i>Finding Dory, Kubo and the Two Strings, The Secret Life of Pets, Sausage Party</i> and</i> …

51 enterprise startups to bet your career on in 2017

For those who are dreaming of a new job at an up-and-coming young company, we've compiled this list to help.<p>All of these companies are "enterprise" startups, meaning they specialize in making tech for work and business use, which is a $3.4 trillion worldwide market.<p>All of them had a spectacular …

Startups

SpotHero is ready for the future of autonomous parking

SpotHero is not new to the on-demand parking game. It raised $2.5 million in 2012, and another $20 million in Series B funding in 2015. This for a service that allows drivers to prepay for a parking space in a garage via app before the car ever leaves the driveway.<p>“You can reserve a spot for three …

Parking

BNP Paribas Launches First American Blockchain 'Bizhackathon'

Featured<p><b>French multinational bank and financial services company, BNP Paribas, is holding its “first Blockchain Bizhackathon in New York for the</b> …

Financial Services