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Apple cancels $1B Irish data center because of delays in the approval process that have stalled the project for more than three years (Reuters)

Reuters : Apple cancels $1B Irish data center because of delays in the approval process that have stalled the project for more than three years   —  DUBLIN (Reuters) - Apple ditched plans to build an 850 million euro ($1 billion) data center in Ireland because of delays in the approval process …

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An inside look at how Waymo collaborates with researchers from Google Brain in using AI, deep learning, and neural nets for its driverless vehicles…

Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge : An inside look at how Waymo collaborates with researchers from Google Brain in using AI, deep learning, and neural nets for its driverless vehicles   —  The Google spinoff has a head start in AI, but can they maintain the lead?  —  Right now, a minivan with no one behind the steering wheel …

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A look at Wikipedia’s Arbitration Committee, its own internal "Supreme Court" with 15 jurists, which adjudicates the most serious disputes…

Corinne Ramey / Wall Street Journal : A look at Wikipedia's Arbitration Committee, its own internal “Supreme Court” with 15 jurists, which adjudicates the most serious disputes arising on the site   —  Online committee called ArbCom tries to keep the peace at internet encyclopedia; 'I don't understand why passions run so high here.'

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Sources: Uber partnerships chief David Richter is leaving after more than four years, as Americas head of operations Andrew Macdonald takes on some…

Amir Efrati / The Information : Sources: Uber partnerships chief David Richter is leaving after more than four years, as Americas head of operations Andrew Macdonald takes on some duties   —  Uber's top dealmaker, David Richter, is leaving the company for personal reasons after more than four years, according to people briefed about the move.

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Sources: Uber partnerships chief David Richter is leaving the company after expressing frustration about departures in his organization (Amir…

Amir Efrati / The Information : Sources: Uber partnerships chief David Richter is leaving the company after expressing frustration about departures in his organization   —  Uber's top dealmaker, David Richter, is leaving the company for personal reasons after more than four years, according to people briefed about the move.

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US drone program taps ten pilot projects to collect data to help make FAA rules for drone integration; Alphabet, Apple, and Microsoft among partners…

Reuters : US drone program taps ten pilot projects to collect data to help make FAA rules for drone integration; Alphabet, Apple, and Microsoft among partners for pilots   —  WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department's 10 winning drone pilot projects aimed at spurring …

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A look at the redesigned Google News: a "For You" briefing including local sources, Newscasts similar to Twitter Moments, headlines, and…

Shan Wang / Nieman Lab : A look at the redesigned Google News: a “For You” briefing including local sources, Newscasts similar to Twitter Moments, headlines, and “subscribe” buttons   —  Google announced a shiny new iteration of the Google News app on Tuesday as part of its I/O developer conference …

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Interview with Microsoft’s Jon Friedman, now chief designer for Office 365, on its failed products: 2004 SPOT watches, KIN phone, Courier tablet, and…

Tom Warren / The Verge : Interview with Microsoft's Jon Friedman, now chief designer for Office 365, on its failed products: 2004 SPOT watches, KIN phone, Courier tablet, and more   —  Microsoft's had a variety of weird and wonderful consumer devices over the years that haven't gone so well.

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Experts say social media is connecting and reinforcing angry white men, some of whom identify as "incels", as they share their rage and loss…

Amanda Taub / New York Times : Experts say social media is connecting and reinforcing angry white men, some of whom identify as “incels”, as they share their rage and loss online   —  The recent mass killing in Toronto by a suspect who once called for an “Incel Rebellion” has drawn attention to an online community …

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Steam says its Steam Link and Steam Video services, which allows for streaming of games, are coming to iOS devices starting the week of May 21 (Peter…

Peter Cao / 9to5Mac : Steam says its Steam Link and Steam Video services, which allows for streaming of games, are coming to iOS devices starting the week of May 21   —  Steam announced today that it will be rolling out its Steam Link and Steam Video apps on the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV soon.

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Windows 10 test build shows a new File Explorer dark mode and cloud clipboard for multi-device copying and pasting, coming to public later this year…

Tom Warren / The Verge : Windows 10 test build shows a new File Explorer dark mode and cloud clipboard for multi-device copying and pasting, coming to public later this year   —  Insiders get to test the new changes today  —  Microsoft is testing a new build of Windows 10 today (17666) that includes some new features that will be available later this year.

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Tailor Brands, which helps companies develop brands using AI, raises $15.5M Series B co-led by Pitango Capital and UK-based Armat Group (Paul…

Paul Sawers / VentureBeat : Tailor Brands, which helps companies develop brands using AI, raises $15.5M Series B co-led by Pitango Capital and UK-based Armat Group   —  Tailor Brands, a company that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to create company brands, has raised $15.5 million in a series B round of funding led …

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Google launches Tour Creator, a free tool that lets anyone make their own VR tours using Google’s Street View imagery and their own 360-degree photos…

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch : Google launches Tour Creator, a free tool that lets anyone make their own VR tours using Google's Street View imagery and their own 360-degree photos   —  Google today launched a new tool for teachers and their students called Tour Creator, which allows anyone to create their own VR tour using imagery …

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Fuse Universal, an employee training platform used by Spotify, Vodafone, and others, raises $20M in expansion funding from Fidelity’s Eight Roads…

Eric Auchard / Reuters : Fuse Universal, an employee training platform used by Spotify, Vodafone, and others, raises $20M in expansion funding from Fidelity's Eight Roads Ventures   —  LONDON (Reuters) - Fuse Universal, a learning management platform which companies use to train employees on phones and computers …

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Researcher finds Signal messages delivered on Mac stay in Notification Center, even when set to self-destruct, complete with message content and…

Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard : Researcher finds Signal messages delivered on Mac stay in Notification Center, even when set to self-destruct, complete with message content and sender's name   —  If you use the Signal desktop app, be careful with your notification settings.  —  When it comes to protecting your messages …

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