Uber says to seek permit to restart self-driving pilot in California
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday it plans to comply with California regulations and seek permits to put its self-driving cars back on the state’s roads, an about-face following the company’s legal spat with state officials in December.
Norwegian news site makes readers pass test proving they read the post before commenting on it
NRKbeta, the tech page of Norway’s public broadcaster, ran a story about proposed internet surveillance laws. But to comment on it, you had to know what what in the story.
The team at NRKbeta attributes the civil tenor of its comments to a feature it introduced last month. On some stories, potential commenters are now required to answer three basic multiple-choice questions about the article before they’re allowed to post a comment. (For instance, in the digital surveillance story: “What does DGF stand for?”)
My first thought is that it couldn’t work in America or Brexit because the presence of the test itself would only generate its own towering buttnami of rage. People would pass the test just so they could chock up the comments with complaints about how the test censors them.
This is what the Samsung Galaxy S8 looks like
Noted leaker Evan Blass does it again, outing what appears to be an official image of the Galaxy S8.
Snap is developing drone for users to share overhead videos and photos: NYT report
One of the products that Snapchat owner Snap Inc. is developing as “a modern-day camera company” is a drone, reports the New York Times today.
Sources for this bold claim are “three people briefed on the project who asked to remain anonymous because the details are confidential.”
The drone would help users take videos and photographs from overhead, then share that visual data with Snap, and presumably, other users of the service.
Snap is scheduled to go public later this week in a long-anticipated IPO.