SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A California jury ordered Oracle Corp to pay Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Co $3 billion in damages in a case over HP’s Itanium servers, an Oracle spokeswoman said on Thursday.
Tesla crash raises concerns about autonomous vehicle regulation
(Reuters) – The fatal crash of a Tesla Model S in Autopilot mode has turned up pressure on auto industry executives and regulators to ensure that automated driving technology is deployed safely. The first such known accident, which occurred in Florida …
Death sparks ‘Autopilot’ car probe; man had speeding ticketsHonolulu Star-Advertiser
Joshua Brown, Who Died in Self-Driving Accident, Tested Limits of His TeslaNew York Times
DVD player found in Tesla car in fatal May crashReuters
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet’s Google on Thursday released data on its two-year-old initiative to create a more diverse U.S. workforce, saying it had more black, Latino and female employees but still lagged its goal of mirroring the population.
(Reuters) – Memory-chip maker Micron Technology Inc said it would lower costs, including by cutting jobs and focusing on fewer programs, after its hopes of reversing its fortunes this year were thwarted by a persistently challenging market.
Colin Murphy, can we talk about SHA-1?
Western Australia’s Auditor General has panned the state’s consistently-awful IT security, delivering its report from a site that Chrome warns isn’t doing HTTPS right.…
Yahoo CEO paints bright picture with potential sale looming
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has tried to paint a bright picture during an annual shareholders meeting as the company considers selling its slumping internet operations. The 45-minute gathering Thursday was a routine affair that …
Marissa Mayer defends her reputation at what may be Yahoo’s final shareholder meetingWPTZ
What would you do without your Yahoo? Avid users fret as decision loomsUSA TODAY
Why Yahoo!’s Shareholder Meeting on Thursday Will Likely Be Marissa Mayer’s LastTheStreet.com
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A pitched legal battle between ride-hailing rivals Uber and Lyft, involving accusations of hacking and corporate spying, ended with a settlement this week that did not require either company to pay money, according to sources …
Facebook gives up on Paper
The words “Facebook Paper” might only be vaguely familiar to you. This is because Facebook’s iPhone-only news app, launched in 2014, never got much traction. Facebook never shared any usage numbers for the app, but the signs that Paper’s shelf life is …
Facebook throws out the news PaperTechCrunch
Facebook Recycles Paper AppPC Magazine
Facebook cuts Paper app from its lineupCNET
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(Reuters) – The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Thursday it is opening a preliminary investigation into 25,000 Tesla Motors Model S cars after a driver of one of the vehicles was killed using the Autopilot mode.
Vote at Human Rights Council to take place Friday
Russia and China are fighting an effort at the United Nations (UN) to extend human rights to the internet.…
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a $7.25 billion antitrust settlement reached by Visa Inc and MasterCard Inc with millions of retailers that accused the card networks of improperly fixing credit and debit card fees.
ForbesConflicts Doom $7 Billion Visa/MasterCard SettlementForbesA federal appeals court rejected a $7.25 billion settlement of antitrust litigation between retailers and Visa V -3.35% and MasterCard MA -4.42% that was already in deep trouble due to opp…
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A fatal accident in which the driver of a Tesla Motors Inc Model S car operating in Autopilot mode was killed in a collision with a truck has prompted an investigation by federal highway safety regulators, the U.S. government an…
New US report suggests fewer peeps are using crypto but it’s probably the other way around
Figures published this month suggest fewer Americans are using encryption to secure their communications – but if you look into the detail, the opposite is probably closer to reality.…