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  • !Comma.ai drops self-driving device after warning from U.S. regulators
    DETROIT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - San Francisco entrepreneur George Hotz was so confident in his self-driving startup Comma.ai that he had T-shirts made that boldly proclaimed: "We are gonna be so rich."
    - 44 mins ago 28 Oct 16, 8:46pm -
  • !Cirrus Logic surges as Wall Street plugs in high-tech earbuds
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shares of Apple supplier Cirrus Logic Inc surged 7.5 percent on Friday after its quarterly results beat expectations and Wall Street bet on the future adoption of fancy earbuds with high-end digital technology.
    - 3 hours ago 28 Oct 16, 6:42pm -
  • !UK tribunal rules Uber drivers deserve workers' rights
    LONDON (Reuters) - Taxi app Uber should treat its drivers as employees and pay them the minimum wage and holiday pay, a British tribunal ruled on Friday, in a verdict that could hit thousands of firms and deliver a blow to the 'gig economy'.
    - 4 hours ago 28 Oct 16, 5:36pm -
  • !Seventy-five percent of internet use in 2017 will be mobile: report
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Seventy-five percent of internet use will be mobile in 2017, up slightly from this year, as a growing number of consumers around the world access the web on smartphones and tablets, media buying agency Zenith forecast this week.…
    - 4 hours ago 28 Oct 16, 5:26pm -
  • !EU data protection watchdogs warn WhatsApp, Yahoo on privacy
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European privacy watchdogs warned WhatsApp on Friday over sharing user information with parent company Facebook, and cautioned Yahoo over a 2014 data breach and scanning of customer emails for U.S. intelligence purposes.
    - 4 hours ago 28 Oct 16, 5:08pm -

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  • !Genetic Architects Untwist DNA’s Turns With Crispr
    Researchers have used the gene-editing tool Crispr to manipulate the way that DNA coils up inside the cell—another step in the quest to understand how the genome's 3-D structure impacts its function. The post Genetic Architects Untwist DNA’s Turn…
    - 1 hour ago 28 Oct 16, 8:15pm -
  • !Pirates Take Over Iceland, and the Week’s Other Big News
    We're proud to bring NextDraft—the most righteous, most essential newsletter on the web—to WIRED.com. The post Pirates Take Over Iceland, and the Week's Other Big News appeared first on WIRED.
    - 1 hour ago 28 Oct 16, 8:13pm -
  • !Space Photos of the Week: This Supernova Ghost’s Heart Still Beats
    Space photos of the week, October 23—29, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: This Supernova Ghost's Heart Still Beats appeared first on WIRED.
    - 1 hour ago 28 Oct 16, 8:10pm -
  • !WIRED Pilot Program: Good Girls Revolt
    Based on true events, Amazon's latest series charts the end of the '60s—and the rise of feminism—as seen from the offices of a bustling NYC magazine. The post WIRED Pilot Program: Good Girls Revolt appeared first on WIRED.
    - 3 hours ago 28 Oct 16, 6:23pm -
  • !Computer Class
    We break down the details of the new (and exciting!) PC hardware from Microsoft and Apple. The post Computer Class appeared first on WIRED.
    - 5 hours ago 28 Oct 16, 4:53pm -


  • !Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users By Race
    schwit1 quotes a report from ProPublica: Imagine if, during the Jim Crow era, a newspaper offered advertisers the option of placing ads only in copies that went to white readers. That's basically what Facebook is doing nowadays. The ubiquitous social…
    - 45 mins ago 28 Oct 16, 8:45pm -
  • !Linux Marketshare is Above 2-Percent For Third Month in a Row
    For the third month in a row the share of worldwide desktop computer users running Linux has been above two percent -- up from one percent -- according to data from web analytics company Net Market Share. From a OMGUbuntu report: We reported back in…
    - 1 hour ago 28 Oct 16, 8:05pm -
  • !Crushable Runway Technology Saved Mike Pence's Plane
    Mike Pence, Donald Trump's running mate said Friday he is "fine" following his plane skidding off the runway at LaGuardia Airport on Thursday night, adding there were about 10 seconds of "uncertainty." The Indiana governor said, "It was about 10 seco…
    - 2 hours ago 28 Oct 16, 7:25pm -
  • !FBI Probes Newly Discovered Hillary Clinton Emails and Reopens Investigation
    The FBI said Friday it is reviewing newly discovered emails related to Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server to determine whether she properly handled classified emails. The reopening of the investigation comes after the FBI recently "learn…
    - 3 hours ago 28 Oct 16, 6:45pm -
  • !WhatsApp-Facebook Privacy U-Turn Now Being Probed by EU Data Watchdog
    European privacy regulators have fired a warning shot to Facebookâ(TM)s WhatsApp and Yahoo, saying they sent letters to the companies expressing concerns about possible violations of the bloc's data-protection rules. From a TechCrunch report: A seis…
    - 3 hours ago 28 Oct 16, 6:05pm -

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