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Sources: Uber is considering taking minority stake investments to help finance its costly self-driving car unit amid pressure from investors ahead of…

Financial Times : Sources: Uber is considering taking minority stake investments to help finance its costly self-driving car unit amid pressure from investors ahead of its IPO   —  Uber is considering taking minority stake investments to help finance its costly self-driving car unit amid pressure from investors ahead …

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Profile of GEDmatch, a genealogy website that has helped crack more than a dozen cold cases after it was used to uncover the identity of the Golden…

Heather Murphy / New York Times : Profile of GEDmatch, a genealogy website that has helped crack more than a dozen cold cases after it was used to uncover the identity of the Golden State Killer   —  Fifteen murder and sexual assault cases have been solved since April with a single genealogy website.

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Interview with Vitalik Buterin, Vlad Zamfir, Joseph Lubin, and others in the Ethereum community looking at the birth, current state, and future of…

Nick Paumgarten / New Yorker : Interview with Vitalik Buterin, Vlad Zamfir, Joseph Lubin, and others in the Ethereum community looking at the birth, current state, and future of blockchain   —  Inside the ongoing argument over whether Bitcoin, Ethereum, and the blockchain are transforming the world.

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Google launches Chrome 70 with option to disable linked sign-ins, which are enabled by default, support for PWAs on Windows and an AV1 decoder, and…

Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat : Google launches Chrome 70 with option to disable linked sign-ins, which are enabled by default, support for PWAs on Windows and an AV1 decoder, and more   —  Google today launched Chrome 70 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.  The release includes an option to disable linking Google site and Chrome sign-ins …

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX800 Camera Features 30x Zoom, 18.2 Megapixels, 10fps Burst Shooting

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX800 is the world's smallest camera with a 30x, 24-720mm zoom lens. The WX800 also has Fast Intelligent AF and responsive Eye AF to help capture even distant subjects beautifully, while built-in Wi-Fi/NFC makes sharing easy. There's an 18.2 million pixel Exmor R CMOS sensor, 180-degree tilting touch-panel LCD screen, BIONZ X processor, 10fps continuous shooting and 4K (3840 x 2160) video recording. The WX800 measures 101.6 mm x 58.1 mm x 35.5 mm and weighs 233g with the battery and memory card fitted. The Sony WX800 will be available in black or white.

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