Waymo leads autonomous race with lowest human driver takeover rate – 9to5Google


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Waymo leads autonomous race with lowest human driver takeover rate
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Waymo has a rather sizable advantage in the self-driving field. An order for “thousands” of more cars was announced yesterday, as the Alphabet division plans to soon launch a public ride service in Arizona. That lead is backed up by stats, with a
Waymo's Self-Driving Tests in California Have Fewest Human InterventionsNDTV


New California driverless car data: Waymo and GM miles ahead—literallyArs Technica
Tesla tested zero autonomous cars on California roads in 2017CNET
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Discovery In India Suggests An Early Global Spread Of Stone Age Technology – KPBS


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Discovery In India Suggests An Early Global Spread Of Stone Age Technology
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Middle Palaeolithic artifacts recently excavated from Attirampakkam, an archaeological site in present-day southern India. The artifacts suggest the technique used to make them spread across the world long before researchers previously thought
Ancient tools found in India undermine the “out of Africa” hypothesisArs Technica


Stone tools in India suggest earlier human exit from AfricaWRIC
Stone Tools From India: Another Blow To Human Evolution Model?Discover Magazine (blog)
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Facebook survives Q4 despite slowest daily user growth ever – TechCrunch


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Facebook survives Q4 despite slowest daily user growth ever
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Despite worries about Russia and that passive News Feed scrolling hurts us, Facebook beat expectations again in its Q4 2017 earnings report. Facebook now has 1.4 billion daily users, up 2.18% compared to growing 3.8% to 1.37 billion users in Q3. That's
Facebook's traffic is down as it strives for 'meaningful connections'Mashable


Actually, Mark Zuckerberg Is GLAD You're Using Facebook LessGizmodo
Mark Zuckerberg: People are spending 50 million fewer hours on Facebook a day9NEWS.com
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Pandora Cuts 5% Of Staff In $45 Million Restructuring

Pandora announced an organizational restructuring today that includes layoffs in some departments as part of a $45 million in cost cutting “designed to prioritize its strategic growth initiatives and optimize overall business performance.” _____________________________________________ 5% of Pandora’s workforce is being cut today as the unprofitable music streamer pledges to cut…

Microsoft Office365, cloud boost sales surge – USA TODAY


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Microsoft Office365, cloud boost sales surge
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SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft continues to ride high on the strength of cloud-based computing, announcing adjusted earnings Wednesday that beat analyst expectations thanks to a 25% jump in sales associated with Office365 and cloud services. But factoring
Microsoft's Cloud Drives an Earnings Beat for CompanyTheStreet.com


Microsoft Sales Get Azure Boost; Tax Charge Causes Net LossBloomberg
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Oops! Don’t say ‘Google’ in your Alexa voice app, Amazon said – TechCrunch


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Oops! Don't say 'Google' in your Alexa voice app, Amazon said
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The competition between Alexa and Google Assistant is fierce. How fierce? Cover all of Las Vegas in Google Assistant ads for CES fierce? Put voice assistance in weird things like a light switch or a fridge fierce? How about “don't dare utter our
How to send text messages with AlexaCNET


Your Amazon Echo can now send text messages for you — here's how to do itBusiness Insider
Alexa Now Can Dash Off Text Messages to Android PhonesTechNewsWorld
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Ghostface Killah and Juelz Santana Join Forces For Jesse and The Wolf’s “Selecta” Feat. Telli

Well, the adored vocals of Ghostface Killah have surfaced for what appears to be his first of appearance for 2018 along with the force of Juelz Santana for Fool’s Gold Records’ own, Jesse and The Wolf‘s latest make titled “Selecta” featuring rapper Telli. It is apparent both Ghost and Juelz delivered a rather, decisive approach […]

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SpaceX Launches Satellite Into Orbit on a Used Falcon 9 Rocket – Space.com


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SpaceX Launches Satellite Into Orbit on a Used Falcon 9 Rocket
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Today (Jan. 31), yet another pre-flown SpaceX rocket took to the skies, successfully delivering a communications satellite to orbit. The two-stage Falcon 9 booster lifted off at 4:25 p.m. EST (2125 GMT) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, hauling
SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket carrying satellite for LuxembourgCBS News


SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket somehow survived a landing in the Atlantic OceanThe Verge
SpaceX delivers GovSat-1 to orbitWTSP 10 News
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Mark Zuckerberg: People are spending 50 million fewer hours on Facebook a day – USA TODAY


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Mark Zuckerberg: People are spending 50 million fewer hours on Facebook a day
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SAN FRANCISCO — Mark Zuckerberg warned in January that radical changes he's making to return Facebook to its roots of connecting friends and family would curtail how much time people spend there. He wasn't kidding. Those changes that got underway last
Actually, Mark Zuckerberg Is GLAD You're Using Facebook LessGizmodo


Facebook survives Q4 with slowing 1.4B daily users but record $12.97B revenueTechCrunch
Facebook's 'fixes'- meaningful or just skin deep?New York Daily News
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Missed the Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse? Here’s When the Next One Is Happening – Space.com


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Missed the Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse? Here's When the Next One Is Happening
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Skywatchers around the world were treated to a rare Super Blue Blood Moon today (Jan. 31). While this was the first time in over 150 years that this particular type of eclipse has happened in the U.S., Americans can look forward to another "blood moon
'Super Blue Blood Moon' Will Force NASA to Shut Down Lunar Spacecraft InstrumentsSeeker


Lunar showstopper: Super blue blood moon awes and wowsWashington Post
Check out these gorgeous photos of this morning's Super Blue Blood MoonBGR
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Petition Demanding Recording Academy Head Resign After ‘Women Must Step Up’ Comment Nears 10K Signatures

A petition demanding the Recording Academy President Neil Portnow resign had 9653 signatures as of Wednesday. The calls for the Academy’s long term leader came after his response to the lack of women nominated for Grammys this year was that they needed to “step up” if they want to be…