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How China is Handicapping Foreign Autonomous Car Companies

The Chinese authorities are reportedly blocking foreign automotive firms from mapping Chinese roads at the quality they need to make their …

China

The Internet Is Free Again

Disney’s deal announced Thursday to buy some premium 21st Century Fox properties for $52.4 billion underscores how technology is remaking the media landscape. This discomfits some, but the Federal Communications Commission is right to let markets steer competition and innovation.<p>The FCC on Thursday …

Internet

Uncarrier TV? Wireless carrier T-Mobile to launch streaming television service in 2018

After purchasing streaming startup Layer3, T-Mobile announced that it will be launching a new streaming television service in 2018.<p>With this move, …

Advertising (UK)

The Downside of Net Neutrality

Its principles are out of touch with today's wireless world

Internet

T-Mobile wants you to ditch cable, satellite for its ‘disruptive’ new TV service

T-Mobile has set out to shake up another industry. The Un-carrier is planning to take on satellite and cable providers by launching a “disruptive new …

Entertainment

T-Mobile to launch TV service in 2018, buy Layer3 TV

NEW YORK (Reuters) - T-Mobile US Inc said on Wednesday that it would launch a new streaming television service next year after buying startup Layer3 TV for an undisclosed amount.<p>FILE PHOTO - A T-Mobile logo is advertised on a building sign in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 11, 2017. …

Televisions

China impedes foreign carmakers’ autonomous tests

Charles Clover in Beijing<p>December 14, 2017<p>Chinese authorities’ fear that foreign self-driving cars could be used for spying may see regulators favour …

China

Episode 9: Southern Roots | Finding Your Roots

Sign In<p>Use one of the services below to sign in to PBS:<p>You've just tried to add this video to your Watchlist so you can watch it later. But first, we …

Genealogy

djay Pro for iPhone/iPad get its yearly 50% off price drop from $5 (Reg. up to $20)

Algoriddim’s highly rated djay Pro for iOS is now available for <b>50% off</b> on the App Store. These apps generally only go on sale once a year or so for the holidays, so be sure to jump on this deal while you can. The iPhone version is down to <b>$4.99</b> and you can grab it for <b>$9.99</b> on iPad. They combine for …

Gear & Gadgets

T-Mobile snaps up Denver’s Layer3 TV

T-Mobile announced Wednesday it would launch a new TV service as part of its deal to acquire Layer3 TV, a Denver startup that offers high-definition …

Internet

Three things you can buy with HK$1 – if you’re early enough –at the Brands and Products Expo in Hong Kong

For HK$1, early bird buyers can pick up abalone, dishwashers that go for HK$2,800, or hi-tech toothbrushes that retail at HK$1,600 at the annual …

China

Moon is a smart home security camera that defies gravity

Moon is the world’s first smart home security camera that levitates for 360-degree vision.<p>Without any blind spots, it can keep watch over an entire room, with automatic rotation when movement is detected. It also keeps track of temperature and humidity, charges wirelessly, and controls other home …

Home Automation

Why Microsoft needs to release a new Surface Dock — now

Microsoft's Surface Dock is a valuable piece of hardware many professionals rely on every day. But it's time for the company to update and release a …

Microsoft

Nintendo Switch Sales Pass 10 Million In Just 9 Months

Worldwide Nintendo Switch sales for the latest games console from Nintendo, that launched worldwide back in March 2017 have racked up more than 10 …

Gaming Consoles

Walgreens partners with NewYork-Presbyterian to offer in-store telemedicine

Telemedicine continues to go mainstream as more pharmacy chains introduce remote consults within corner drug stores.<p>NewYork-Presbyterian and …

Health Care

Check if Your Phone Can Stream HD Video from Netflix, Amazon Prime Video & Other Services

It recently came to light that a number of Android phones are unable to stream HD video through services like Netflix, Google Play Movies, and Amazon …

Gear & Gadgets

Google Earth's Voyager Articles Canadian Residential Schools

Google is helping Canadians learn about one of the most important yet painful chapters in the country’s history.<p>The massive technology giant has …

Google Earth

The OnePlus 5T is unable to stream Netflix, Amazon Prime Video in HD

Company says a future update will make it possible<p>The OnePlus 5T is unable to stream content from Netflix, Amazon Prime, Google Play Movies, and other video services in high-definition, despite its HD-capable display and powerful hardware. The deficiency was noted in a thread on the OnePlus forums …

Technology (India)

Canada to host experiment on urban warfare technology

A multi-national defence science and technology experiment will be conducted in September 2018 in Canada as part of efforts to test new equipment for …

Australian Defence Force

CPD Body Camera Expansion Completed Ahead Of Schedule

<b>CHICAGO (CBS)</b> — Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Eddie Johnson Sunday announced that every Chicago Police patrol officer in the city is now …

Rahm Emanuel

How Greg Norman Is Changing Golf for the Next Generation

Pro golfer and entrepreneur Greg Norman wants to change the golf experience. And after four years of development, Norman along with partners Verizon, …

Golf

Exploring Amenities at Lifetime's Panda Condominiums

With marketing now underway for Lifetime Developments' Panda Condominiums, we are learning more about details about the 30-storey condo tower coming …

VLC media player for iOS now optimized for iPhone X screen, HEVC 4K videos

VideoLAN has released a new version of its VLC for Mobile app that adds improved support for Apple’s latest hardware and software.<p>Version 2.8.6 includes adjustments to the user interface on the taller, 5.8-inch iPhone X OLED display. The latest version also includes “full support” for 4K videos …

Smart TV

OK fine, the Rova ‘flying selfie drone’ is actually pretty awesome

When we first came across the ROVA Flying Selfie Drone with 12MP Camera and HD Video, we really wanted to hate it as much as we hate selfie sticks. …

Gear & Gadgets

Android 8.1 OTA adds HD Voice Calling for Pixel 2 XL devices on AT&T

Besides addressing various bugs and issues, Android 8.1 adds a highly requested feature for Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL devices on AT&T. This update, which is rolling out now, adds HD Voice Calling support for customers on the network.<p>Today, Pixel 2 XL users on AT&T began receiving the Android 8.1 OTA …

Google

Here are your options if YouTube vanishes from Amazon gizmos

NEW YORK (AP) — Attention Fire TV owners: YouTube might soon disappear from your Amazon streaming device. But you'll still have options.<p>Google is threatening to pull YouTube from Fire TV by Jan. 1, the latest round in a fierce battle between the two tech heavyweights. If that happens, Fire TV …

Finance

Save on gaming accessories at Amazon: ViewSonic 24″ 1080p Monitor $100, more

Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals, Amazon is offering a selection gaming PCs, components, and accessories at a few all-time lows. Our top pick from the selection is the ViewSonic 24-inch 1080p Gaming Monitor with HDMI, DVI, and VGA for <b>$99.99 shipped</b>. That’s $40 off the regular price/Staples …

Gear & Gadgets

Execs from Lyft and Aptiv weigh in on self-driving car market

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Two prominent executives at companies building self-driving technologies recently offered their thoughts on the future of the autonomous car industry:<p><b>Kevin Clark, CEO of Aptiv,</b> …

Transportation

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LG Gram Notebooks Now Equipped With 8th Gen Intel Core CPUs

LG has this week unveiled new LG Gram laptop systems it has created with Intel’s 8th Generation processors providing users with an ultra lightweight …

Laptops