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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Technology

The business case for fighting climate change

24 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Chilling news regarding climate change continues to arrive on a regular basis, even as Antarctica warms dangerously and further troubling global symptoms emerge. It’s a shame global governments seem unable to mobilize to the degree necessary to keep Antarctica safely frigid and other climate-change-related catastrophes at bay. It’s also a sha... by Michael Gallant

Apple reportedly working on a rival to Amazon's Echo

32 minutes ago - Engadget
While much of Silicon Valley has been duking it out with each other in the artificial intelligence wars, Apple has been strangely silent. But it might not be for much longer. The Information has just reported that Apple is working on two bold new mov by Nicole Lee

Paul McCartney adopts VR so your grandparents don't have to

42 minutes ago - Engadget
For his latest release, Sir Paul McCartney is diving headfirst into virtual reality. As The Hollywood Reporter notes today, the 73-year-old former Beatle has filmed a six-part VR documentary series with Grammy winner Tony Kaye, who also directed Amer by Andrew Dalton

Huawei sues Samsung over cellphone patents

1 hour 31 minutes ago - Engadget
No, the fighting between top smartphone makers isn't done just yet. Huawei has sued Samsung in both China and the US for allegedly violating its patents on cellular technology and software through its cellphones. Unlike what you see in many such laws by Jon Fingas

Toyota is investing in Uber

1 hour 54 minutes ago - Engadget
Toyota is expanding its ride-sharing initiatives by investing in Uber, according to Bloomberg. The publication says that the pair have "entered into a memorandum of understanding to explore collaboration in ride-sharing." Sure. In 2014, Toyota starte by Timothy J. Seppala

ChargePoint raises $50 million to charge more cars

2 hours 11 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 ChargePoint announced this month that it had raised $50 million in its latest round of funding, thanks in large part to Linse Capital. That makes a total of $164 million raised from investors like BMW iVentures and Siemens, among others. ChargePoint already has the largest EV charging network in North America, with 28,000 stations installed sinc... by Kristen Hall-Geisler

Uber and Toyota confirm strategic deal

1 hour 59 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Rideshare wars just got even more interesting. Uber has confirmed a deal with Toyota. There aren’t many details yet but according to a release from the car manufacturer, Toyota is interested in exploring the future of transportation with Uber and the companies have “entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore collaboration, st... by Sarah Buhr

The intelligent app ecosystem (is more than just bots!)

1 hour 54 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Every successful new application built today will be an intelligent application. Read More by S. Somasegar,Daniel Li

Someone Built a Rock-Sorting Robot and It Is Downright Hypnotizing

2 hours 56 minutes ago - Wired
Two artists built a robot that sorts stones and it's totally spellbinding. The post Someone Built a Rock-Sorting Robot and It Is Downright Hypnotizing appeared first on WIRED by Liz Stinson

Overwatch: A Laid-Back Shooter Without the Crappy Attitudes

2 hours 50 minutes ago - Wired
Blizzard's latest game strikes me as a profound new step for online competitive shooters, one that strives to engender positive feelings all around. The post Overwatch: A Laid-Back Shooter Without the Crappy Attitudes appeared first on WIRED by Daniel Starkey

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