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Disney wants to kill Netflix, but Comcast has totally different reasons for wanting Fox
Business Insider
Comcast is trying to outbid Disney for Fox. But its motivations are likely very different. Disney's move is about taking on Netflix, while Comcast's is about amassing power — and hedging its bets — in a media landscape that is set to be increasingly ...

Amazon Echo secretly recorded a family's conversation and sent it to a random person on their contact list
The Echo device in your room could be secretly recording your conversation — and in some cases, could send it to a random person, according to a report from local Seattle TV network KIRO7. That's what happened to a family in Portland, who had their ...
Amazon: Echo Device Sent Conversation to Family's ContactU.S. News & World Report
Oops: Amazon's Alexa recorded couple's conversation, sent it to random contactMarketWatch
Amazon Admits Alexa Device Eavesdropped On Portland FamilyHuffPost -Vanity Fair -SFGate -FOX31 Denver
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Wall Street Journal
Uber Self-Driving Car That Struck, Killed Pedestrian Wasn't Set to Stop in an Emergency
Wall Street Journal
The Uber Technologies Inc. self-driving car involved in a fatal crash in Arizona identified an object on the road six seconds before impact and didn't determine the need for emergency braking until nearly five seconds later, U.S. safety investigators ...
Self-driving Uber did not have emergency braking turned on when it hit pedestrian, NTSB saysWashington Post
Uber Plans to Resume Testing Self-Driving Cars in Pittsburgh After Deadly CrashFortune
Emergency Braking Was Disabled When Self-Driving Uber Killed Woman, Report SaysNew York Times
TechCrunch -BuzzFeed News -Los Angeles Times -Bloomberg
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Elon Musk Is Wrong About 'Truth' in the Media
Elon Musk, the entrepreneur, national treasure, and living, breathing argument for increased sub-Saharan African immigration into the U.S., has been having a tough month in the news media, and he took to Twitter on Wednesday to share some of his ...
2. Musk is humiliating himself:CNNMoney
Elon Musk's meltdown makes perfect senseWashington Post
Elon Musk Isn't a Media Critic. He's a Media Assassin.Politico
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New York Times
Europe, Enacting New Privacy Laws, Becomes World's Foremost Tech Watchdog
New York Times
LONDON — The notices are flooding people's inboxes en masse, from large technology companies, including Facebook and Uber, and even from parent teacher associations, children's soccer clubs and yoga instructors. “Here is an update to our privacy ...
GDPR: 'Don't panic!' data watchdog tells firmsBBC News
GDPR is here: What you need to know about Europe's new data lawCNNMoney
European privacy law to shake up entire tech…The Mercury News -Android Police -Wall Street Journal -Datanami
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Chipotle is adding drive-thru lanes, but you can't order food at them
Chipotle Mexican Grill is systematically adding drive-thru lanes to some of its new locations, but you won't be able to place an order at any of them. The burrito chain has dealt with a very public three-year-long sales slump that crippled its stock price.
Chipotle has started adding drive-thrus — but there is a huge catchBusiness Insider
Chipotle's New Drive-Thru Is for Preorders OnlyEater

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Mortgage interest rates 2018: Rates hit 7-year high, slow home sales
Is the housing market, an engine of economic growth, starting to sputter? Home sales are slowing, spurring debate about whether the culprit is rising mortgage rates or low housing supplies. The past week, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate ...

Most Asian markets close lower as trade concerns return to focus; Nikkei falls more than 250 points
Asian stocks closed mostly lower on Thursday, with investors cautious over fresh trade-related developments as the trade dispute between the U.S. and China remained in focus. In Japan, the Nikkei 225 declined 1.11 percent, or 252.73 points, to 22,437 ...

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Family, United Airlines settle over dog's death
(CNN) The family whose dog died on a United Airlines flight in March has reached a settlement with the carrier, the family attorney and the airline said Thursday. The 10-month-old French bulldog named Kokito was inside an overhead bin on Flight 1284 ...
United Airlines reaches settlement with family after dog suffocated in overhead binKTRK-TV
Owners of dog who died after being stuffed in overhead bin reach confidential settlement with United AirlinesNew York Daily News
United settles with family over dog who died in overhead binFox News

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GOAT launches electric scooters in Austin
Dockless electric scooter company GOAT has launched in Austin after receiving official permits from the city's transportation department for its pilot program. Unlike what's happened in San Francisco with startups Bird, Lime and Spin, GOAT says it ...
After 'Scooter-Geddon' in San Francisco, Electric Scooter Startups Plan Aggressive
Bird scooters come to Atlanta, but where can you ride them? WXIA

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