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Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Self-driving car startup Voyage says it will launch a taxi fleet in Florida's The Villages, a 125K-person retirement community, after $20M Series A in 2017   —  Largest retirement community in the US gets robot taxis courtesy of startup Voyage  —  With 125,000 residents, over 54,000 homes …
Jan 10, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Dell unveils a XPS 15 2-in-1 with keyboard that uses magnets for key feedback, Intel-AMD chip, 1080p or 4K touchscreen display, shipping this spring for $1,300+   —  It's way more powerful than the 13-inch version  —  Dell is introducing a 15-inch version of its XPS 2-in-1, after debuting a 13-inch model last year.
Jan 9, 2018, 4:20 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Hands-on with Vuzix's $1,000 Blade AR glasses, coming in Q2 2018: better than Google Glass but less capable than HoloLens, good displays, Alexa-enabled, more   —  These $1,000, Alexa-enabled smart glasses feel like the first fully baked AR product since the failure of Google Glass
Jan 9, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
Andrew J. Hawkins / The Verge:
Ford teams up with Lyft, Domino's, Postmates to pilot autonomous vehicles and will work with Qualcomm on “Transportation Mobility Cloud” initiative   —  Auto giant is teaming up with Lyft, Domino's, and now Postmates, to deploy autonomous vehicles
Jan 9, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft on Spectre updates' speed impact: “single-digit slowdowns” on new PCs, big effect on PCs with Haswell/older chips and servers with I/O-intensive work   —  It's bad news for older Windows 7 and Windows 8 machines  —  Microsoft is taking the surprise step of detailing …
Jan 9, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Sean O'Kane / The Verge:
Riding in a self-driving Lyft in Las Vegas is smooth, in-car audio cues and a tablet share information about ride, but human safety driver required for now   —  The future of Lyft feels a lot like the present — for now  —  It's not terribly easy to go to a casino in Las Vegas and come …
Jan 9, 2018, 12:05 PMIn context
Micah Singleton / The Verge:
August launches an in-home delivery service   —  August Access just got a lot more useful  —  Last year, August began testing in-home deliveries with Walmart.  Now the smart lock maker has made the practice official with the launch of its in-home delivery service, in partnership with Deliv, a last mile logistics company.
Jan 9, 2018, 9:45 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft halts AMD Meltdown and Spectre patches after reports of some AMD PCs becoming unbootable after installing recent updates   —  Microsoft blames AMD's documentation  —  Microsoft has paused distributing its Meltdown and Spectre security updates for AMD machines after reports of PCs not booting.
Jan 9, 2018, 7:50 AMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Lenovo unveils the Miix 630, an ARM-powered Windows 10 2-in-1 detachable tablet with 12.3-inch screen, coming Q2 for $799 with stylus and keyboard   —  HP and Asus both unveiled their ARM-powered Windows 10 laptops last month, and now it's Lenovo's turn.  At CES this week …
Jan 8, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google Assistant is coming to smart speakers from a variety of companies this summer, including speakers with displays from JBL, Lenovo, LG, and Sony   —  Google Assistant is coming to a ton of speakers, some with their own screens  —  If Google's gigantic “Hey Google” …
Jan 8, 2018, 8:40 PMIn context

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