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Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Google's Home Hub doesn't run Android Things, the platform Google purposely built for IoT products like smart displays, but uses Google's Cast platform instead   —  Google built a platform for smart displays and then didn't use it in the Home Hub.  —  On Tuesday, Google announced the Google Home Hub …
Oct 12, 2018, 2:05 AMIn context
Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Google announces its first tablet in three years, the Pixel Slate   —  After the death of Android tablets, Google builds a Chrome OS tablet.  —  After the death of Android tablets, Google has been slowly rebooting its tablet ambitions under the Chrome OS banner.
Oct 9, 2018, 11:27 AMIn context
Nathan Mattise / Ars Technica:
The Internet Archive stores a total of 22 petabytes, adds four petabytes per year, and uses ~7K processes crawling the web to capture 1.5B items per week   —  Wayback Machine Director Mark Graham outlines the scale of everyone's favorite archive.  —  AUSTIN, Texas—As much as subscription services …
Oct 8, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Valentina Palladino / Ars Technica:
Dell unveils the 15.6-inch Alienware m15, its thinnest and lightest gaming laptop, with Nvidia Max-Q GPUs, available October 25 starting at $1,099   —  Dell hopped on the ultra-portable gaming-PC bandwagon with a revamped Alienware laptop designed to appeal to serious and wannabe gamers alike.
Oct 4, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica:
As Waymo plans to launch a fully driverless taxi service in the Phoenix area by end of year, critics worry about the lack of regulation and transparency   —  Waymo poised to launch driverless service with minimal federal oversight.  —  Waymo, Google's self-driving car project …
Oct 3, 2018, 2:45 AMIn context
Sean Gallagher / Ars Technica:
ESET research details a malware campaign, likely state-sponsored and active since at least early 2017, targeting PCs in EU and the Balkans with rootkits   —  “LoJax” repurposed LoJack anti-theft agent as rootkit that could survive OS re-installs.  —  ESET Research has published a paper detailing …
Oct 2, 2018, 8:20 PMIn context
Mark Harris / Ars Technica:
USPTO has rejected all but three of 56 claims in Waymo's 936 patent, which played a key role in Waymo-Uber suit, after a complaint by an unaffiliated engineer   —  Eric Swildens had no dog in the fight other than intellectual curiosity.  —  A lone engineer has succeeded in doing …
Oct 1, 2018, 11:20 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
California governor signs net neutrality bill, which FCC Chairman Ajit Pai called “illegal”, into law, setting up a showdown with the FCC and ISPs   —  California Governor Jerry Brown today signed net neutrality legislation into law, setting up a legal showdown pitting his state …
Sep 30, 2018, 8:42 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
FCC limits the time local authorities get to review 5G applications to 90 days, caps annual fees to $270 per small cell, unless cities can prove higher costs   —  FCC orders cities and towns to slash permit fees for 5G equipment.  —  The Federal Communications Commission today finalized …
Sep 27, 2018, 7:50 PMIn context
Andrew Cunningham / Ars Technica:
An in-depth review of macOS Mojave, which continues High Sierra's foundational work while bringing some consequential changes to the UI, the desktop, and Finder   —  Dark Mode and iOS apps make this desert-themed release feel surprisingly verdant.  —  I ended last year's review of macOS High Sierra …
Sep 25, 2018, 6:05 AMIn context

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