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São Paulo toughens rules for Uber drivers

As of this week, Uber drivers operating in the Brazilian city of São Paulo will have to comply with a series of new requirements to continue working. No more Uber, Hertz, or even car owners: How Amazon and Apple will take us all for a ride As driverless technologies improve, cars will likely become more of a membership perk than… Read more →

Microsoft adds new, lower-cost Surface models to its line-up

Microsoft quietly tweaked its Surface line-up this week, adding two new less expensive models to the line-up. Credit: Microsoft Microsoft has added a new entry-level Surface Book 2 PC, priced at $1,199 for the 13.5-inch model. This introductory model is $300 cheaper than the previous low-end Surface Book 2 model, at $1,499. The $1,199 model has a 7th Generation Intel… Read more →

Dell confirms that it’s exploring IPO, VMware reverse merger

Dell Technologies on Friday confirmed that it’s considering strategic options to boost revenue and raise funds, including combining with VMware on the public market in a reverse-merger scenario. techrepublic NFL’s new secret weapon for training world-class athletes: Smart beds The National Football League is teaming up with Sleep Number to help its players use big data and machine learning to… Read more →

Best mini PCs

Innovation We rank the technologies most likely to change the world by 2028 Source Article from http://www.zdnet.com/pictures/best-mini-pcs/#ftag=RSSbaffb68Best mini PCshttp://www.zdnet.com/pictures/best-mini-pcs/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNethttps://zdnet3.cbsistatic.com/fly/bundles/zdnetcore/images/logos/zdnet-144×144.png

How many iPhones did Apple sell every second?

Apple sold 77.3 million iPhones over the last quarter. That’s a lot of iPhones. So many that quite a few people have said that they just can’t get their heads around it. Let’s break it down. Must read: How to tell if your iPhone battery needs replacing techrepublic NFL’s new secret weapon for training world-class athletes: Smart beds The National… Read more →

8 things you need to know about Apple (Q1 18 edition)

While Apple’s earnings report is where we get the raw facts about how the company is doing, there can be some real nuggets of information buried in the follow-up conference call. Here are eight new things we know about Apple’s business: Must read: How to tell if your iPhone battery needs replacing #1: Don’t just focus on the iPhone It’s… Read more →

Oscars for the apocalypse: The end of the world according to Hollywood

Innovation 36 of the best movies about AI, ranked Source Article from http://www.zdnet.com/pictures/oscars-for-the-apocalypse-the-end-of-the-world-according-to-hollywood/#ftag=RSSbaffb68Oscars for the apocalypse: The end of the world according to Hollywoodhttp://www.zdnet.com/pictures/oscars-for-the-apocalypse-the-end-of-the-world-according-to-hollywood/#ftag=RSSbaffb68http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNethttps://zdnet3.cbsistatic.com/fly/bundles/zdnetcore/images/logos/zdnet-144×144.png

How 5G will impact the future of farming and John Deere’s digital transformation

Video: How 5G will impact the future of farming At 180 years old, John Deere has become a household name that conjures images of farmland, tractors and rural America. But what’s less known about the iconic company is that it’s become a leading tech innovator in the precision agriculture space, and in many ways, serves as an example of how… Read more →

This pint-sized autonomous delivery vehicle is coming to city streets this year

This week, California startup Nuro revealed a $92 million Series A, which closed in mid-2017. Founded by former Google engineers Jiajun Zhu and Dave Ferguson, Nuro is set to launch a small, self-driving delivery van for last-mile urban delivery. Nuro’s pitch to consumers (and, inevitably, to local and federal legislators still wary of self-driving technology) will be that its pint-sized,… Read more →

Cryptocurrency ICOs: It’s impossible to police what you can’t see

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), commonly connected to cryptocurrency including Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), are events which investors worldwide have clamored to capitalize on. techrepublic NFL’s new secret weapon for training world-class athletes: Smart beds The National Football League is teaming up with Sleep Number to help its players use big data and machine learning to improve their sleep and… Read more →

Within the incestuous world of rideshare, Ola looks to go global

As you may probably know, India has many notable exports amongst its professionals — Google chief Sundar Pichai, Pepsi supremo Indra Nooyi, and Microsoft head Satya Nadella to name just a few. And its companies often do fantastically well in foreign markets — FMCG outfits like Godrej dominate many categories in Asia and Africa, for instance. However, you will be… Read more →