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Amazon officially announces Hub, its package delivery lockers, and says over 500,000 have access to them as more roll out across US (Ben Fox…

Ben Fox Rubin / CNET : Amazon officially announces Hub, its package delivery lockers, and says over 500,000 have access to them as more roll out across US   —  Amazon on Tuesday talked up some of the early successes of its new delivery lockers for apartments, called Hub.  —  The e-commerce giant last July launched the program …

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IBM unveils IBM Debater, an AI-powered debating program six years in the making that can perform tightly structured debates with humans on around 100…

New York Times : IBM unveils IBM Debater, an AI-powered debating program six years in the making that can perform tightly structured debates with humans on around 100 topics   —  SAN FRANCISCO — A match between an Israeli college debate champion and a loquacious IBM computer program demonstrated on Monday …

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Cisco buys location services company July Systems, which was founded in 2001 and has raised almost $60M from Sequoia Capital, Intel Capital, and…

Ron Miller / TechCrunch : Cisco buys location services company July Systems, which was founded in 2001 and has raised almost $60M from Sequoia Capital, Intel Capital, and others   —  Customer experience management is about getting to know your customer's preferences in an online context, but pulling that information …

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Tech giants and automakers form Partnership for Transportation Innovation and Opportunity (PTIO) group to explore the impact of self-driving cars on…

Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge : Tech giants and automakers form Partnership for Transportation Innovation and Opportunity (PTIO) group to explore the impact of self-driving cars on human jobs   —  A crisis in labor is brewing, and the big AV companies are on it  —  Driverless vehicles could eliminate millions of jobs in the future …

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Japanese flea market app startup Mercari, which raised $1.2B in its IPO, closes up 77% in its debut on the Tokyo stock exchange, valuing it at as much…

Sam Nussey / Reuters : Japanese flea market app startup Mercari, which raised $1.2B in its IPO, closes up 77% in its debut on the Tokyo stock exchange, valuing it at as much as $7.4B   —  TOKYO (Reuters) - Flea market app operator Mercari Inc's shares surged 77 percent in their Tokyo stock market debut on Tuesday …

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Adobe improves Adobe Scan for Android and iOS with its Sensei machine learning tech and introduces new PDF integrations with Microsoft Office 365…

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat : Adobe improves Adobe Scan for Android and iOS with its Sensei machine learning tech and introduces new PDF integrations with Microsoft Office 365   —  Adobe today announced a slew of updates and integrations across Adobe Document Cloud, its suite of cloud-based apps for converting and processing PDFs.

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Apple ordered to pay AU$9M fine by Australian court for telling customers they weren’t entitled to a refund after the Error 53 bug that bricked some…

Jennifer Bisset / CNET : Apple ordered to pay AU$9M fine by Australian court for telling customers they weren't entitled to a refund after the Error 53 bug that bricked some iOS devices   —  The time has come for Apple to pay for the infamous Error 53 that bricked iPhones and iPads taken to a third party for repairs.

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In email to staff, Musk alleges an employee sabotaged Tesla, including changing OS code under false usernames and sending sensitive data to unknown…

Lora Kolodny / CNBC : In email to staff, Musk alleges an employee sabotaged Tesla, including changing OS code under false usernames and sending sensitive data to unknown 3rd parties   —  - Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent an e-mail to all employees on Sunday night alleging there was a saboteur within the company's ranks.

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A look at Tim Cook’s relationship with the Trump administration and Chinese government; source: Trump administration told Cook it won’t place tariffs…

New York Times : A look at Tim Cook's relationship with the Trump administration and Chinese government; source: Trump administration told Cook it won't place tariffs on iPhones   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Apple's chief executive, Timothy D. Cook, may be the leader of the world's most valuable public company …

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In a sharp rebuke of the Trump administration, Senate votes 85-10 on an annual defense policy bill that included a measure to reinstate penalties on…

Nicholas Fandos / New York Times : In a sharp rebuke of the Trump administration, Senate votes 85-10 on an annual defense policy bill that included a measure to reinstate penalties on ZTE   —  WASHINGTON — The Senate voted on Monday to reinstate tough penalties on ZTE, a Chinese telecom company accused of violating American sanctions …

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