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Ride-hailing companies Uber, Lyft won't testify before Congress

Wednesday  17:15,   16 october 2019
reuters

Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc declined to appear on Wednesday at a U.S. House of Representatives hearing on issues relating to the ride-hailing industry, a congressional committee said. © Reuters/MIKE BLAKE Lyft supporters gather for the... >>>

Google's Pixel 4 won't be sold in India

Wednesday  17:00,   16 october 2019
cnn

Google will not be bringing its new Pixel 4 to the world's second-largest smartphone market. © Jeenah Moon/Bloomberg via Getty Images Pixel 4 smartphones are displayed during the Made by Google event in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. >>>

Nest is getting ready for the smart home’s Cambridge Analytica moment

Wednesday  17:00,   16 october 2019
theverge

‘Works With Nest’ will be replaced by a tighter set of rules for partner devicesNow, Nest and Google are trying to rein in that system. Nest’s first stab at interoperability — a bundle of connections and services dubbed “Works With Nest” — was... >>>

Best HDMI Adapter

Wednesday  16:50,   16 october 2019
bgr

In today's day and age, you'd be hard-pressed to find somebody that didn't have use for an HDMI cord. Unfortunately, there are plenty of devices — Macbooks, PCs, Smartphones, etc — that doesn't feature a port for the all-important... >>>

The Pixel 4 is the first phone with radar. Here's what that really means

Wednesday  16:35,   16 october 2019
cnet

Motion sensing, secure face unlock. Here's what you can and can't do with radar on a phone.Phone-makers have experimented with motion control for years, using the camera sensor to know where you are and interpret what it is you want to do... >>>

Fertility, pregnancy prevention, and more: Why you should be tracking your period

Wednesday  16:35,   16 october 2019
cnet

Tracking your period is easier than ever, thanks to apps -- here's why it's important for your health.Tracking your period, or keeping tabs on your monthly cycle by documenting the dates, symptoms and other changes throughout the month, can... >>>

Berkeley Becomes Fourth U.S. City to Ban Face Recognition in Unanimous Vote

Wednesday  16:10,   16 october 2019
gizmodo

Berkeley, California became the fourth U.S. city to pass a ban on all government use of facial recognition technology on Tuesday night following a unanimous yes vote by the City Council. © Photo: GettyCongratulations to the people of Berkeley, CA.... >>>

iPhone 11 Pro vs. Pixel 4: First camera comparisons might surprise you

Wednesday  15:55,   16 october 2019
bgr

Google's Pixel 3 may have set a new bar for mobile photography last year, but Apple's next-gen iPhone 11 Pro has been trouncing all comers in head-to-head photo battles since hitting store shelves a few weeks ago. At this point, it's... >>>

Chinese snooping tech spreads to nations vulnerable to abuse

Wednesday  15:55,   16 october 2019
msn

When hundreds of video cameras with the power to identify and track individuals started appearing in the streets of Belgrade as part of a major surveillance project, some protesters began having second thoughts about joining anti-government... >>>

How to buy birth control online

Wednesday  15:20,   16 october 2019
cnet

Get birth control pills, patches and rings prescribed online and delivered to your home.The list goes on: You needn't drive anywhere to see a therapist or get a diagnosis from a physician. So it shouldn't surprise you that going to the pharmacy is... >>>

Vatican launches $110 'click to pray' wearable rosary

Wednesday  15:20,   16 october 2019
engadget

The Vatican is hoping to attract tech-savvy youngsters to the Catholic Church with the launch of a "Click to Pray" eRosary -- a wearable device connected to a mobile app that's activated by making the sign of the cross. The device -- which can... >>>

The Pixel 4’s most impressive new feature is a sophisticated gimmick no one really needs

Wednesday  15:00,   16 october 2019
bgr

Google announced a Pixel 4 feature no iPhone 11 model would have several weeks before Apple actually unveiled the new iPhones. Then we saw it leaked in great detail, at which point I told you that it’s going to be a gimmicky trick. Now that the... >>>

Huawei's managed to sell a whole bunch of phones in spite of US ban

Wednesday  14:45,   16 october 2019
cnet

Trump's ban hasn't stopped the Chinese company from shipping 185 million phones in 2019.Huawei's managed to ship 185 million phones -- like the Mate 30 Pro -- so far in... >>>

The (Day)dream is over: Phone-based VR is well and truly dead

Wednesday  14:31,   16 october 2019
engadget

When Google introduced Cardboard at I/O 2014, a lot of people thought it was a joke. A cardboard-based contraption that turned your phone into a primitive VR headset seemed more like a kid's science project than a serious endeavor. But... >>>

Google says no India launch for radar-enabled Pixel 4 smartphone

Wednesday  14:20,   16 october 2019
msn

Google will not launch its newest Pixel 4 smartphone in India, the company has said, disappointing consumers with a decision reportedly based on its refusal to disable a feature that uses a radar frequency barred in the South Asian nation. "We... >>>