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The Trick That Makes Google's Self-Driving Cars Work

Google is engaging in unprecedented, massive, ongoing data collection to transform intractable problems into solvable chores.<p>Google's self-driving cars can tour you around the streets of Mountain View, California.<p>I know this. I rode in one this week. I saw the car's human operator take his hands …

Is pCell the Holy Grail of wireless networking?

Serial entrepreneur Steve Perlman claims that his new patented technology can create the wireless network of our dreams.<p>His invention, pCell, theoretically delivers on the long-sought dream of ubiquitous, fast Internet, with the reliability and consistency previously only achievable through a wired …

FaceTime Audio Is Apple’s Biggest Little Feature Addition In iOS 7

Quietly, gradually, but clearly Apple is building platform lock-in into its iOS products, with some features that are deeper than just a rich third-party software ecosystem. FaceTime Audio is the latest of these, VoIP calling built on the back of its FaceTime video chat service, which is tightly …

Message unread: Silicon Valley's secret, failed bid to save BlackBerry

Could switching to Android and focusing on business have turned the company around?<p>In the summer of 2012, just a few months into the job, RIM (now BlackBerry) CEO Thorsten Heins was trying to guide the company through an ongoing crisis. The stock price had slipped to an eight-year low; BlackBerry …

Someone Invented Magic And It Is Freaking Us Out

<b>For more stories about ridiculous things, follow us on Facebook.</b><p>–<br>“I am so sick of my T-shirt getting wet whenever I pour a lot of liquid on it!”<p>“I …

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Jony Ive’s new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over

With the grand unveiling of Apple’s next operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch approaching, sources have provided detailed descriptions of what users and developers alike could expect from the software’s fresh look.<p>As we reported in April, Apple Senior Vice President of Industrial …

Apple CEO: “We’re going very deep” with US manufacturing

Apple looking at Arizona, Texas, Illinois, Florida, and Kentucky.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a lengthy interview with Politico which was published …

Yahoo to hold press event Monday as Tumblr buyout rumors swirl (update)

CNBC is reporting that Yahoo will hold a "product-related" news event this Monday in New York City. None other than CEO Marissa Mayer will be speaking at the event. Exactly what Yahoo plans to announce hasn't yet been disclosed, but news of the event comes in the midst of rumors pointing to an …

The road less traveled: How Google does Streetview for the world’s oceans

Turtles have homes too, and Google (s GOOG) wants to show us how they live: Google Ocean Program manager Jenifer Austin Foulkes and Unterwater Earth …

BILL GATES IS THE RICHEST MAN IN THE WORLD AGAIN

Bill Gates is once again the world's richest man, according to Bloomberg News.<p>It says Gates has taken the lead from Mexican magnate Carlos Slim thanks to Microsoft's rising stock price. It's at a 5-year high trading at ~$34 a share.<p>Bloomberg's Billionaire Index hasn't yet updated to reflect Gates' …

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Samsung next gen 5G wireless service hits 1 Gbps in testing

Samsung Electronics has announced that it has been testing next-generation 5G wireless service in one of its in-house testing centers. Samsung …

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