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Waymo’s Autonomous Taxi Service Tops 100,000 Rides

Thursday  22:20,   05 december 2019
bloomberg

More than 100,000 trips have been taken in robotaxis operated by Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Alphabet Inc. Now the service is expanding to iPhone users. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

People keep ending up in the hospital because they're dropping their phones on themselves

Thursday  22:20,   05 december 2019
businessinsider

There were more than 76,000 phone-related head and neck injuries nationwide from 1998 to 2017, a new study estimated. Researchers behind the study, published in the journal JAMA Otolaryngology and first reported on by The Verge, analyzed a national... >>>

The world’s top Apple insider says iPhone 12 is one of five new iPhone models coming in 2020

Thursday  22:20,   05 december 2019
bgr

We're still a long way off from the release of Apple's 2020 iPhone lineup, but that doesn't mean the iPhone-maker's plans for next year aren't already coming into focus -- and, if the top Apple insider in the world is right with... >>>

Spotify beats Apple at its own game with its Wrapped year in review feature

Thursday  22:20,   05 december 2019
theverge

An exclusive for Spotify users, not Apple Music fansSpotify users can revisit their top artists of the year, top songs, and, because 2019 also marks the end of a decade, their most consumed music over the past 10 years. Conveniently, the roundup is... >>>

A linguist analyzed all the burps in Rick and Morty

Thursday  22:20,   05 december 2019
cnet

Turns out Rick Sanchez has a lot to teach us about communicating.This is what Rick's burps look like when you run them through a spectrogram using the phonetics software... >>>

Five new iPhones are coming in 2020 according to analyst report

Thursday  21:45,   05 december 2019
cnet

Get ready for more... >>>

Popular manga art app Clip Studio Paint is now available on the iPhone

Thursday  21:40,   05 december 2019
theverge

It features cloud integration so changes can sync across devicesCelsys, the makers of Clip Studio Paint, is clear to point out that “unlike the app versions of many popular desktop software kits, Clip Studio Paint for the iPhone offers all of the... >>>

Facebook sues ILikeAd, alleges ad fraud

Thursday  21:40,   05 december 2019
reuters

Facebook sues ILikeAd, alleges ad fraudThe social media company accused ILikeAd Media International Co software developer Chen Xiao Cong and marketer Huang Tao of using improper "celeb bait" and "cloaking" practices since at least... >>>

Qualcomm's new chipset promises better AR and VR anywhere

Thursday  21:31,   05 december 2019
engadget

We still haven't gotten to the point where everyone and their mothers routinely strap on extended reality (or XR) headsets, but Qualcomm seems convinced that's what the future should look like. So far, the company's processors and... >>>

Apple explains why the iPhone 11 is requesting location data without permission

Thursday  21:01,   05 december 2019
theverge

Apple says the culprit is the new ultra wideband tech built into the latest models“Ultra wideband technology is an industry standard technology and is subject to international regulatory requirements that require it to be turned off in certain... >>>

UK's Boris Johnson takes selfie with Huawei phone after hinting at ban

Thursday  20:41,   05 december 2019
cnet

The UK Prime Minister gave Huawei some unexpected publicity on daytime TV.Johnson appeared on ITV show This Morning to talk about the upcoming election and Brexit, after which cameras captured him posing with presenters to take a selfie with a... >>>

Apple explains why the iPhone 11 is always checking your location

Thursday  20:40,   05 december 2019
engadget

Security researcher Brian Krebs recently raised eyebrows when he discovered that the iPhone 11 Pro (and by extension, the iPhone 11) is constantly checking for your location, even if you've disabled Location Services. Is Apple tracking your... >>>

Facebook sues Chinese ad company over alleged hacking campaign

Thursday  20:37,   05 december 2019
cnet

In its lawsuit, Facebook accused two Chinese citizens of hacking people's accounts and using their victims' money to run fraudulent ads, costing them $4 million in damages.Hackers have increasingly been going after Facebook ad accounts,... >>>

The upgraded Google Search feature you’ve been waiting for is finally here

Thursday  20:25,   05 december 2019
bgr

Google wants to make its website the only site you ever need to visit, whether its to check the weather, book a flight, see how your favorite football teams are doing, or even to find out if your symptoms are serious. Google is constantly adding new >>>

Justice Dept. charges Russian hacker behind the Dridex malware

Thursday  20:08,   05 december 2019
techcrunch

U.S. prosecutors have brought computer hacking and fraud charges against a Russian citizen, Maksim Yakubets, who is accused of developing and distributing Dridex, a notorious banking malware used to allegedly steal more than $100 million from... >>>