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Apple’s new Data and Privacy page offers data access to European users

Apple’s new Data and Privacy page offers data access to European users

As promised in March, Apple today unveiled a new Data and Privacy section of its website to comply with Europe’s GDPR privacy regulations. The page enables some European users to automatically request
Macron warns the digital revolution will fail if companies don’t address its social impact

Macron warns the digital revolution will fail if companies don’t address its social impact

In a kind of digital call to arms, French president Emmanuel Macron sought to position his country as a beacon for a disruptive future — reconciling the desire to encourage innovation with the need to
Uber’s self-driving car detected pedestrian 6 seconds before fatal crash

Uber’s self-driving car detected pedestrian 6 seconds before fatal crash

(Reuters) — Uber disabled an emergency braking system in a self-driving vehicle that struck and killed a woman in Arizona in March and which failed to properly identify the pedestrian, raising serious
Apple knew iPhone 6 bent easily, but released it and downplayed issues

Apple knew iPhone 6 bent easily, but released it and downplayed issues

Apple knew before launching the iPhone 6 series that its 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch devices were considerably more likely to bend than the iPhone 5s, but continued to downplay the issue — despite charging
GDPR claims its first victims: U.S. newspapers

GDPR claims its first victims: U.S. newspapers

Today marks the start of Europe’s tough new privacy regime, and despite two years of warning and preparation time, at least two newspaper chains in the U.S. couldn’t figure it out. Readers in Europe
Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon XR1 reference design for standalone AR and VR headsets

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon XR1 reference design for standalone AR and VR headsets

At the Augmented Reality World Expo in Santa Clara, California, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon XR1 platform, a new hardware reference design for standalone augmented reality and virtual reality
Google is drafting a military projects policy

Google is drafting a military projects policy

Google says it will formulate a policy around defense and military contracts, following the fallout from its involvement in the Pentagon's controversial Project Maven program.
Twitch is down, so let’s go watch cable, I guess

Twitch is down, so let’s go watch cable, I guess

Many people are having troubles watching, broadcasting, or chatting on Twitch, and Amazon’s livestreaming video platform has said that it is working to fix the issue. The problems began at around noon
The IndieBeat: Using games to shine a light on sex trafficking

The IndieBeat: Using games to shine a light on sex trafficking

Leena Kejriwal started as a photographer and installation artist, but two years ago, she made her first foray into the world of game development with her debut title Missing: Game for a Cause. All of
Apple will likely debut Digital Health and ARKit 2.0 at WWDC, but no hardware

Apple will likely debut Digital Health and ARKit 2.0 at WWDC, but no hardware

Apple’s plans for the 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) keynote next week include a new “Digital Health” initiative and a major update to its ARKit augmented reality software, but no new
Google expected to rake in $250 million from AI drone research

Google expected to rake in $250 million from AI drone research

Google expected to rake in as much as $250 million in revenue from controversial military AI contracts like Project Maven, leaked emails show.
How Withings’ Éric Carreel plans to raise his wearables company from the dead

How Withings’ Éric Carreel plans to raise his wearables company from the dead

As the wearables market emerged a decade ago, France’s Withings took its place among a class of pioneers that included such names as Fitbit, Pebble, and Jawbone. And in its home territory, Withings’
Twitch celebrates Pride month with new emotes and activities

Twitch celebrates Pride month with new emotes and activities

Twitch is planning to celebrate Pride along with its LGBTQ+ creators and viewers this month. That’s not new for Twitch, which has celebrated Pride before, and the company says it wants to use this as
The tangled relationship between AI and human rights

The tangled relationship between AI and human rights

GUEST: It was a pleasant 21 degrees in New York when computers defeated humanity — or so many people thought. That Sunday in May 1997, Garry Kasparov, a prodigal chess grandmaster and world champion,
Microsoft reportedly wants to acquire GitHub

Microsoft reportedly wants to acquire GitHub

Microsoft has reportedly been in talks to acquire code repository GitHub, according to Business Insider. GitHub received a valuation of $2 billion following the closure of a $250 million funding round
AI Weekly: The end of Project Maven at Google shows the power of tech workers who take a stand

AI Weekly: The end of Project Maven at Google shows the power of tech workers who take a stand

We’re roughly halfway through 2018, and one of the most important AI stories to emerge so far is Project Maven and its fallout at Google. The program to use AI to analyze drone video footage began
Microsoft confirms it will acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion

Microsoft confirms it will acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion

The rumors were true: Microsoft has confirmed it’s buying GitHub for a whopping $7.5 billion in an all-stock transaction. Reports first emerged last week that Microsoft was in advanced discussions to
Apple has paid $100 billion to developers

Apple has paid $100 billion to developers

Apple CEO Tim Cook kicked off Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018 with a bunch of App Store stats. Arguably the biggest number he shared was that Apple this week is expecting to pass a new
Apple unveils iOS 12 with improved performance, ARKit 2.0, and Siri shortcuts

Apple unveils iOS 12 with improved performance, ARKit 2.0, and Siri shortcuts

Continuing an eight-year tradition, Apple today unveiled the latest version of iOS for iPhones, iPads, and the iPod touch during its WWDC keynote. In addition to featuring a collection of tweaked apps
Apple introduces Siri Shortcuts for easy custom voice commands

Apple introduces Siri Shortcuts for easy custom voice commands

Apple today announced plans to introduce a feature called shortcuts that gives iOS users the ability to create custom voice commands with Siri that can connect with any app. Shortcuts will also let