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Benny Evangelista / San Francisco Chronicle:
Trump unveils program to loosen FAA rules on drone testing to include flights over people, beyond line-of-sight, more, for companies and local government   —  The Trump administration on Wednesday smoothed the way for companies like Alphabet and Amazon to ramp up testing of drones for package deliveries and other commercial uses.
Oct 25, 2017, 9:10 PMIn context
Reuters:
Docs show Uber, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, IBM, others are forming “The Coalition for the American Dream” group to lobby for DACA; Uber confirms participation   —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nearly two dozen major U.S. companies in technology and other industries are planning …
Oct 19, 2017, 11:00 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Uber board voted to proceed with SoftBank talks, moves ahead with some governance changes; source says shareholder super-voting rights were removed   —  Uber's board of directors today failed to approve governance changes that would have formally prevented former CEO Travis Kalanick …
Oct 3, 2017, 6:42 PMIn context
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Hands-on with Samsung's Gear Sport, which is rated waterproof to 50M, has a rotatable bezel and a slim, ergonomic design, but lacks cellular connectivity   —  There's a new smartwatch in Samsung's portfolio and its purpose is stated by its name: the Gear Sport.
Aug 30, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Tom Krazit / GeekWire:
AWS joins Cloud Native Computing Foundation, which hosts the Kubernetes project, as platinum member, and AWS' VP of cloud architecture strategy joins the board   —  Just weeks after Microsoft signaled its support for a key cloud computing industry foundation, Amazon Web Services has followed suit …
Aug 9, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Reuters:
Snapdeal to end all talks of a sale to Flipkart and pursue an independent path; Snapdeal's digital payments unit FreeCharge sold to Axis Bank for $60M   —  Sankalp Phartiyal and Nivedita Bhattacharjee  —  MUMBAI/BENGALURU (Reuters) - India's Snapdeal said it had decided to remain independent …
Jul 31, 2017, 7:45 AMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
65 projects have raised $522M in ICOs this year, according to Smith + Crown; investors should be aware of the unregulated nature and potential for abuse in ICOs   —  A new crop of technology entrepreneurs is forgoing the usual routes to raising money.  The entrepreneurs are not pitching …
Jun 25, 2017, 3:55 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Netflix tests interactive episodes for kids which allow different storylines to be chosen, available on select smart TVs, Roku, and iOS devices   —  Can ‘choose your own adventure’ work on TV?  —  Netflix's first interactive episode arrives on the service today, giving viewers a chance …
Jun 20, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Sam Machkovech / Ars Technica:
SteamVR coming to Mac, as Federighi announces a new GPU enclosure for older Mac systems that connects via Thunderbolt 3, comes with AMD Radeon RX 580 video card   —  Metal 2 API getting Unreal 4, Unity engine support; Thunderbolt 3 GPU enclosure coming.  —  Apple's Monday WWDC keynote included …
Jun 5, 2017, 2:37 PMIn context
Eric Geller / Politico:
Trump signs executive order for extensive review of US government's cybersecurity, but mostly maintains the cyber policy path set by last two administrations   —  President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a long-delayed cybersecurity executive order that is expected to launch sweeping reviews …
May 11, 2017, 7:05 PMIn context

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