Google is launching a new line of cameras for 180-degree VR video – The Verge


The Verge

Google is launching a new line of cameras for 180-degree VR video
The Verge
Google is launching a new, more limited cinematic VR format that it hopes will be almost as accessible as regular YouTube videos. It's called VR180, a collaboration between YouTube and Google's Daydream VR division. And it'll be produced with a new
YouTube chops 360 video in half with new VR180 formatTechCrunch


With VR180, YouTube Steps Gingerly Toward Virtual RealityWIRED
YouTube hopes to hook you with 180-degree videosCNET
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NASA Fact-Checks Goop Over Wearable Body Stickers – Vanity Fair


Vanity Fair

NASA Fact-Checks Goop Over Wearable Body Stickers
Vanity Fair
Goop! Gwyneth Paltrow's magical health-and-lifestyle Web site promises that if you just excavate your colon with rainbow beams weekly, you'll live the same life as a beautifully toned, charmed, Oscar-winning actress with a staff of at least 20 churning
NASA Calls Bullshit on Goop's $120 'Bio-Frequency Healing' Sticker PacksGizmodo


Wearable Stickers that Promote Healing (Really!) | GoopGoop

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Uber’s Kalanick Knew Engineer Had Google Data Long Before Waymo Suit, Filing Says – Forbes


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Uber's Kalanick Knew Engineer Had Google Data Long Before Waymo Suit, Filing Says
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As if Travis Kalanick's sudden resignation from Uber this week, its thinned executive ranks and board shakeup weren't enough, it now appears Kalanick was told last year by the engineer at the center of Uber's high-stakes legal fight with Alphabet's
I'd buy that for a dollar: Virgin Mobile goes after market leaders with audacious offerDigital Trends


Uber Ex-CEO Travis Kalanick Knew of Stolen Google FilesFox Business
Uber knew fired exec had info at center of Google theft caseABC News
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Alphabet says Uber knew about stolen self-driving car files – CNET


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Alphabet says Uber knew about stolen self-driving car files
CNET
Google says a former executive stole self-driving car documents and gave them to Uber. Waymo. It's always the cover-up that gets you. That may be the lesson to learn from the latest court filing from Alphabet's Waymo self-driving division in its
More than 1,000 Uber employees ask for Travis Kalanick to return – AxiosAxios


Uber employees are circulating a petition to ask the board to let Travis Kalanick returnRecode
Uber Employees Are Circulating A Petition To Reinstate Travis KalanickBuzzFeed News
New York Times
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Tesla is talking to the music labels about creating its own streaming service – Recode


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Tesla is talking to the music labels about creating its own streaming service
Recode
Put this one in the “You can do that, but why would you want to do that?” file: Tesla is talking to the music industry about creating its own streaming music service. Music industry sources say the carmaker has had talks with all of the major labels
As Apple Music grows, it wants to pay labels less. Here's why that is important.Washington Post


Tesla said to be in talks to create its own streaming music serviceTechCrunch
Apple may want to lower record label payout from Apple MusicArs Technica
Mac Rumors –Ubergizmo –AppleInsider (press release) (blog) –Business Insider
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Why Do Bird Eggs Have Different Shapes? Look to the Wings – New York Times


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Why Do Bird Eggs Have Different Shapes? Look to the Wings
New York Times
All bird eggs have the same function — to protect and nourish a growing chick. But they come in a brilliant array of shapes. This variety has puzzled biologists for centuries. Now, in the most comprehensive study of egg shapes to date, published
The Shape of a Bird's Egg Can Tell You Something Totally UnexpectedGizmodo


How Do Eggs Get Their Shapes? Scientists Think They've Cracked ItNPR
Birds' ability to fly could determine the shape of their eggsPopular Science
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Steam’s Summer Sale kicks off with a $15 Steam Link, game discounts galore, and digital stickers – PCWorld


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Steam's Summer Sale kicks off with a $15 Steam Link, game discounts galore, and digital stickers
PCWorld
School's out, and you know what that means: Time to draw the blinds and catch up on the games you've missed this year. Or, if you're a working adult…well, business as usual I guess. But hey! The Steam Summer Sale is back for yet another year of
The Steam Summer Sale is live: Here are some of the best bargainsPolygon


The Steam Summer Sale has begun! Here are the best deals so farPC Gamer
Steam Summer Sale 2017: The best games and dealsTechRadar
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Facebook changes mission statement to ‘bring the world closer together’ – TechCrunch


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Facebook changes mission statement to 'bring the world closer together'
TechCrunch
“Making the world more open and connected” had one fundamental flaw: it didn't push for any specific positive outcome from more connection. Technically, it could encompass digital voyeurism via the News Feed, trading in-person friendship for online …
Mark Zuckerberg just unveiled Facebook's new mission statementThe Verge


Mark Zuckerberg Gives Facebook A New MissionForbes
Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful' online groupsWashington Post
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Things We Learned From Austin Music Foundation’s DIY Musician Marketing Panel

From the Austin Music Foundation’s June DIY marketing panel, we learn some of the insights shared at the event regarding marketing tools and techniques available to artists seeking success in a rapidly shifting marketplace. _________________________ Guest by Sarah of Wysidio On June 7th, the Austin Music Foundation hosted “Breaking Through…

Facebook equips admins to protect and analyze their Groups – TechCrunch


TechCrunch

Facebook equips admins to protect and analyze their Groups
TechCrunch
Facebook sees Groups as the core of its push to “build community”, as Mark Zuckerberg detailed in his 6,000-word humanitarian manifesto. So today at its Communities Summit in Chicago where it assembled 300 admins of top Groups, Facebook is making …
Mark Zuckerberg Gives Facebook A New MissionForbes


Facebook wants to nudge you into 'meaningful' online groupsWashington Post
Zuckerberg says Facebook's on a new mission to build communityCNET
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