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Renault unveils unorthodox ‘car of the future': a dockable, peanut-shaped driverless pod

Renault unveils unorthodox ‘car of the future': a dockable, peanut-shaped driverless pod

12 hours ago   |   Factor

Renault has unveiled its take on the car of the future: a peanut-shaped, mulit-directional driverless vehicle that is capable of docking into a train of vehicles. Designed by...
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East Ventures closes new $30M fund to continue investing in Indonesia

East Ventures closes new $30M fund to continue investing in Indonesia

15 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

East Ventures is back at it again with another new fund to invest in early-stage companies in Indonesia, Southeast Asia's largest economy and the world's fourth most populous...
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Baidu announces $1.5B fund to back self-driving car startups

Baidu announces $1.5B fund to back self-driving car startups

16 hours ago   |   TechCrunch   |   3 articles

Baidu is putting some serious cash behind its self-driving car push after it announced a $1.5 billion fund that's focused on backing autonomous driving tech companies. The...
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GIGAWorld to unlock wave of innovation worth at least andeuro;250 billion per year in Europe by 2025

21 hours ago   |   Cellular news   |   6 articles

New research from leading consultancy Arthur D. Little estimates that the GIGAWorld - the world enabled by widespread access to high quality, gigabit internet in which people...
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Activehours raises $39 million for its new take on cash advances

Activehours raises $39 million for its new take on cash advances

23 hours ago   |   TechCrunch

Nine months after raising $22 million for its unique take on the cash-advance business, Activehours has gone back to the venture capital well and pulled out another $39 million...
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Deliveroo makes huge loss on food delivery business

1 day ago   |   BBC

"Gig economy" firm Deliveroo publishes accounts revealing huge losses.
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Ransomware is damaging the backbone of the UK economy

Ransomware is damaging the backbone of the UK economy

1 day ago   |   CBR

As the recent WannaCry attack revealed only all too well, ransomware is a pervasive threat faced by countless businesses across the world. However, as our Second Annual State...
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With new funding, Tuition.io moves from student loan management to student loan repayments

With new funding, Tuition.io moves from student loan management to student loan repayments

1 day ago   |   TechCrunch

Back in 2014, Tuition.io was pitching itself as a management platform for student loan repayments. Now, three years later the company has raised $7 million in new financing as...
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Researchers study heat waves over the Yangtze River valley

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Under global warming, East China is experiencing more heat waves with increasing intensity. The strongest heat wave over the Yangtze River valley since 1951 occurred in 2013...
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Altice USA Extends Low-Cost Broadband Service across the Country

1 day ago   |   Cellular news

Altice USA , one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, today announces that its 'Economy Internet' low-cost broadband...
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Watch the iPhone 8 Get Torched and Bent in Torture Video

Watch the iPhone 8 Get Torched and Bent in Torture Video

Apple's iPhone 8 can withstand quite the beating, a new study finds. Read more ...

Uber has lost its license to operate in London

Uber has lost its license to operate in London

Uber has lost its license to operate in London, dealing a massive blow to the beleaguered-yet-hugely-popular taxi hailing app company. The company's current license to operate... Read more ...

T-Mobile and Sprint could announce their merger in October

T-Mobile and Sprint could announce their merger in October

T-Mobile and Sprint's on-again, off-again merger talks may be nearing a conclusion. Reuters reports that the two companies are now “close” to reaching “tentative terms” on a... Read more ...

IPhone 8 teardown has more bad news about repairability

IPhone 8 teardown has more bad news about repairability

The iPhone 8 is hitting stores today, and like clockwork, iFixit has delivered its teardown of Apple's latest flagship. With these iFixit teardowns, Apple products seem to be... Read more ...

Awesome Xbox One X accessories you need for the best overall experience

Awesome Xbox One X accessories you need for the best overall experience

Xbox One X preorders are now live across the world, but what if you want something more ? The Xbox One X is Microsoft's beastly new console, sporting six teraflops of... Read more ...

Walmart wants to walk into your home and put groceries in your refrigerator

Walmart wants to walk into your home and put groceries in your refrigerator

Walmart is testing delivering groceries straight to your fridge when you're not home. On Friday, the retailer giant announced a partnership with smart lock startup August Home... Read more ...

Almost no one lined up for the new iPhone in London - but that could be good...

Almost no one lined up for the new iPhone in London - but that could be good news for Apple

The endless queues to buy the new iPhone are over. Maybe. Business Insider went to Apple's flagship London store on Regent Street this morning to see how much buzz the new... Read more ...

PUBG developer says it has ‘growing concerns' over Epic's similar game Fortnite

PUBG developer says it has ‘growing concerns' over Epic's similar game Fortnite

With the breakout success of battle royale shooter PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , it was inevitable that other studios would start creating similar experiences. One of the... Read more ...

Isle of Dogs: le trailer du prochain Wes Anderson a du chien

Isle of Dogs:  le trailer du prochain Wes Anderson a du chien

Un très gros casting, des chiens, une île, des ordures et du stop motion : voici le premier trailer du prochain film d'animation de Wes Anderson. Read more ...

Best taxi apps: Uber alternatives to get you a cab in London

Best taxi apps: Uber alternatives to get you a cab in London

Following the news that Transport for London will not renew Uber's license after 30 September, many Londoners will be wondering what other ways there are to get around the... Read more ...