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Wall Street Journal
Amazon Alexa-Powered Device Recorded and Shared User's Conversation Without Permission
Wall Street Journal
Amazon.com Inc. AMZN 0.08% said that one of its Echo home speakers mistakenly recorded a private conversation and sent it to a person in the owners' contact list, an incident that raises questions about the security of such voice-operated devices.
How an Alexa speaker recorded and shared a private conversationCNNMoney
Amazon Echo recorded a couple's conversation, then sent audio to someone they knowLos Angeles Times
Alexa creepily recorded a family's private conversations, sent them to business associateUSA TODAY
GeekWire -The Verge -WIRED -CBS News
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CNET
Samsung must pay Apple $539 million for infringing iPhone design patents, jury finds
CNET
Alan Ball, an independent industrial designer, testifies in US Northern California District Court in San Jose about Apple iPhone design patents Samsung was found to infringe. sketch by Vicki Behringer. Samsung must pay Apple $539 million for infringing ...
Apple wins $539 million from Samsung in latest chapter of ongoing patent trialThe Verge
Apple Wins $539 Million Jury Award From Samsung in iPhone Patent BattleWall Street Journal
Samsung owes Apple $539M for infringing on iPhone patents, jury findsAppleInsider
TechCrunch -Digital Trends -BGR -Mac Rumors
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The Verge
The Essential Phone 2 has reportedly been canceled
The Verge
Essential has canceled plans to develop a second phone and is exploring selling off the entire company, according to Bloomberg. Much of the details remain up in the air. Talks of a sale sound like they aren't very far along, and the report says that ...
As sale rumors swirl, Essential claims it's focusing on 'game-changing' productsDigital Trends
Essential Never Lived Up to Its Name, and Now It's Reportedly for SaleGizmodo
Andy Rubin's Essential is reportedly up for sale and has cancelled work on its next smartphoneTechCrunch
CNET -Engadget -Quartz -SlashGear
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NPR
Asteroid Impact That Wiped Out The Dinosaurs Also Caused Abrupt Global Warming
NPR
The asteroid impact that ended the age of the dinosaurs also released so much carbon dioxide into the atmosphere that the planet warmed up by about 5 degrees Celsius — and the hot spell persisted for roughly 100,000 years. That's according to a new ...
Dino-Killing Asteroid Impact Warmed Earth's Climate for 100000 YearsSpace.com
The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs also shaped the evolution of birdsLos Angeles Times
Dino Doomsday Asteroid Baked Earth for 100000 YearsAstronomy Magazine
Washington Post -BBC News -Newsweek -CBS Denver
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TechCrunch
Uber in fatal crash detected pedestrian but had emergency braking disabled
TechCrunch
The initial report by the National Transportation Safety Board on the fatal self-driving Uber crash in March confirms that the car detected the pedestrian as early as 6 seconds before the crash, but did not slow or stop because its emergency braking ...
Fatal autonomous Uber crash report says car wasn't programmed to brakeSlashGear
Self-driving Uber SUV that killed a woman had emergency brake disabled, report saysPBS NewsHour
NTSB reports self-driving Uber spotted pedestrian before crash, but didn't brakeMotor Authority
Ars Technica -NTSB -NTSB -AZCentral.com
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Forbes
Apple Warns iPhones Have A Serious Problem
Forbes
Yes, Apple AAPL -0.11% · Apple · AAPL. $188.15$-0.21(-0.11%). As of 05/24/2018, 08:00pm EDT. may have big iPhone plans for 2018 (including one potential game changer) but first, the company has to sort out a new mess with its existing models.
Apple Knew About Bendgate and Touch Disease iPhone 6 Issues Months in Advance of Repair ProgramsMac Rumors
Report: Document Shows Apple Knew iPhone 6 Was More Likely to BendFortune
Apple knew in advance about iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus 'Bendgate' says court filingAppleInsider
The Verge -ZDNet -BGR -CNET
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PC Gamer
Game critic TotalBiscuit dies at age 33
PC Gamer
Gaming commentator and critic John Bain, aka TotalBiscuit, has died at age 33. The announcement came from Bain's wife Genna, who tweeted a poem in remembrance today, on May 24. Bain was diagnosed with cancer in May 2014, and retired from posting ...
Rest in Peace John Bain, aka. TotalBiscuitTwinfinite
John 'TotalBiscuit' Bain Passes Away at Age 33Shacknews
Totalbiscuit, one of gaming's most popular YouTubers, has passed awayCNET
Kotaku -Reddit
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The Verge
Apple rejects Valve's Steam Link game streaming app over 'business conflicts'
The Verge
Valve's game streaming service Steam Link won't be coming to iOS today, despite a successful Android beta launch earlier this month. According to the official Steam Database Twitter account, Apple rejected the Steam Link app over apparent “business ...
Apple Rejects Valve's Steam Link App Due to 'Business Conflicts'Mac Rumors
Apple rejects Steam Link app from App Store, cites breach of guidelinesAppleInsider
Apple has rejected iOS version of Steam Link app, Valve saysArs Technica
CNET -Macworld -9to5Mac -VentureBeat
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BBC News
Giant canyons discovered in Antarctica
BBC News
Scientists have discovered three vast canyons in one of the last places to be explored on Earth - under the ice at the South Pole. The deep troughs run for hundreds of kilometres, cutting through tall mountains - none of which are visible at the snowy ...

The Verge
SpaceX's new Falcon 9 rocket still needs a key update before it can fly astronauts
The Verge
On May 11th, SpaceX launched the inaugural mission of its powerful new Falcon 9 rocket, called the Block 5 — the same vehicle the company will use to send astronauts to the International Space Station. However, it turns out the vehicle used for that ...
A NASA photographer caught the perfect SpaceX launch shot. Then his camera meltedQuartz
This NASA Camera Melted During a SpaceX Rocket Launch, But the Photos Survived!Space.com

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