Savari works to bring 5G to connected cars

 In these early days of smart cities and connected cars, Savari has emerged as a V2X (that’s vehicle-to-everything) innovator. Now it’s joined the 5G Automotive Association to bring cellular...

SpaceX successfully launches its heaviest geostationary orbital payload yet

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DeepMind NHS health data deal had ‘no lawful basis’

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Hackers claim to have looted some treasure from Disney’s ‘Magic Kingdom’

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UploadVR sued over ‘rampant’ sexual behavior in the workplace and wrongful termination

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RecordGram thinks your phone is the new recording studio

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With 500,000 viewers per day, VR is the fastest-growing category on Pornhub

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Ultrasonic tech allows users to whisper in someone’s ear from 100 meters away

Researchers at the U.K.'s University of Bristol have been working on technology to allow people to whisper to one another from 100 feet away. The answer? Ultrasonic speakers, apparently. The...

App analytics company Apteligent acquired by VMware

 VMware announced today that it has acquired Apteligent, a startup that will allow it to provide more tools to customers building and optimizing mobile apps. Read More ...

WannaCry ransomware is still spreading fast, but ‘kill switch’ defenses hold for now

 The WannaCry ransomware sweeping the world hasn’t stopped its progress, but quick action by cybersecurity professionals has at least partially limited the damage it does as it goes. Read...

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