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SELF-DRIVING: Google, Chrysler to build autnomous minivan fleet

 (Chrysler) Google is becoming a soccer mom. The tech giant is teaming up with Chrysler to build a fleet of around 100 autonomous minivans. The vehicles will be based on the all-new 2017 Pacifica Hybrid. “The opportunity to work closely with FCA engineers will accelerate our efforts to develop a ... · 1 hour ago

May the 4th Be With You: A Bounty of 'Star Wars' Gifts and Goodies

Today is "Star Wars Day!" (In case you haven't heard). This unofficial holiday celebrates the beloved space-fantasy franchise created by George Lucas, and is based entirely on a pun: "May the 4th" sounds a lot like the first part of "May the force be with you," a saying that is used frequently in ... · 3 hours ago

Apple loses exclusive ownership of 'iPhone' name in China

A recent ruling by a Chinese court has granted the "IPHONE" trademark to a local firm which sells leather goods such as handbags and mobile phone cases. US technology giant Apple Inc has lost its exclusive rights of the "iPhone" trademark in China after the Beijing Municipal High People's Court ...

ZDNet · 2 hours ago

Ovechkin, Tavares, Weber are Messier finalists

NEW YORK - Washington's Alex Ovechkin, the New York Islanders' John Tavares and Nashville's Shea Weber are the finalists for the Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award. Messier selected the finalists Wednesday and will pick the winner. The winner will be announced June 22 during the NHL Awards in Las ...

Kelowna Daily Courier · 1 hour ago

Facebook Pays $10K Reward to Boy for Reporting Glitch

Social media giant Facebook has paid a $10,000 reward to a 10-year-old Finnish boy for finding a glitch in its picture sharing app Instagram. Jani, whose last name was not released for privacy reasons, is the youngest ever recipient of Facebook's "bug bounty," paid to users who find bugs or ... · 6 hours ago

Tesla adds a 75kWh battery option for the Model S Transportation — 3h ago View

Later this week Tesla will add a new battery option for buyers of its Model S sedan. Currently available with either a 70 or 90kWh pack, the new option will be 75kWh -- the same size as the smallest battery currently available for the company's new Model X crossover. Electrek first spotted the new ...

Engadget · 19 hours ago

You can now experiment with cloud quantum computing (Tomorrow Daily 359) IBM launches a 5-qubit quantum computing ...

IBM launches a 5-qubit quantum computing simulation in the cloud; also, one man's quest to build a robotic tongue for licking his computer screen. · 1 hour ago

Match Group Revenue Spikes as Tinder Tops 1M Paid Users

Greg Blatt, chairman of Match Group, takes part in celebrations for the company's IPO at the NASDAQ stock exchange, New York November 20, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Match Group, majority owned by media mogul Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp, agreed to buy Vancouver-based PlentyOfFish for $575 ... · 14 hours ago

The Onion predicted Donald Trump's appeal way back in July

In the wake of Donald Trump effectively securing the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday, an "op-ed" written in July by the satirical news site, the Onion, is making the rounds on the Internet today. Headlined " Admit It: You People Want to See How Far This Goes, Don’t You ?" and ...

Washington Post · 5 hours ago

Mother's Day gifts you can make at home in no time

... share share tweet pin email While a trip to the spa and some shiny jewelry sounds like pretty nice Mother's Day gifts, all moms and grandmothers really do love those homemade gifts from our kids. But with Mother's Day just a few days away, you're running out of time to get crafty. Here are 7 ... · 4 hours ago