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Waymo trials free self-driving taxi service in Phoenix - Ars Technica
Waymo?Alphabet's self-driving car division?is launching a "trial" of a self-driving taxi service in the Phoenix, Arizona, metropolitan area. The Google spinoff's fleet of self-driving cars is descending on Phoenix and offering free rides to anyone in ...

Google's 'Project Owl' -- a three-pronged attack on fake news & problematic content - Search Engine Land
Google hopes to improve by better surfacing authoritative content and enlisting feedback about suggested searches and Featured Snippets answers. Danny Sullivan on April 25, 2017 at 10:00 am. More. Google knows it has a search quality problem. It's been ...

Behold: This Galaxy Note 8 blows the Galaxy S8 out of the water - BGR
Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ were finally released this past Friday, and it seems like the phones are already well on their way to becoming a smash hit. The South Korean electronics giant announced Monday morning that combined Galaxy S8 and ...

New rumor says everything we know about the iPhone 8 release is wrong - BGR
According to nearly a dozen independent reports at this point, Apple has big plans for the late summer and early fall. It is widely believed that the company is preparing to release not one, not two, but three new iPhone models between mid-September ...

Vizio's new TVs go back to built-in apps and a normal remote control - The Verge
A little over one year ago, Vizio tried to reinvent the TV user experience by taking menus off the screen, getting rid of built-in apps, and letting Google's Chromecast (and your smartphone) control pretty much everything. They even included an Android ...

FaceApp is sorry its 'hot' filter gives people light skin tones - CNET
Stop me if you've heard this one before: An app that uses augmented reality to make face filters gets in trouble because of a short-sighted feature. You'd think apps would learn their lesson after Snapchat's yellowface filter controversy, or its ...

'Today at Apple' Sessions About Art, Music, and Coding Expanding to Every Apple Store in May - Mac Rumors
Apple today announced that it will be expanding its "Today at Apple" educational sessions to all of its 495 retail stores around the world in May. "Today at Apple" will offer programs with more than 60 different hands-on sessions in creative skills ...

Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update review: The future is increasingly uncertain - PCWorld
Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update rides the coattails of the desktop OS, heavily leaning on improvements in Cortana and Edge to nudge Microsoft's nearly comatose mobile platform further ahead. As the free upgrade rolls out Tuesday, our ...

Affordable ZTE MAX XL Lands at Boost Mobile - Android Headlines
Sprint today announced the availability of the new ZTE MAX XL with its prepaid brand Boost Mobile. For the past few years, Chinese company ZTE has been successfully attempting to crack though the US market by offering mostly value smartphones with ...

An Amazing Figure Of Link From 'Zelda: Breath Of The Wild' Will Be Released This December - Forbes
In the summer of last year, Medicom showed off a new figure of Link from Zelda: Breath of the Wild at Wonder Festival. Now, we didn't know then when it would be released or how much it would cost but that has thankfully changed. This December, Medicom ...

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