Dash buttons suffer major blow in Amazon’s second largest market

February 1, 2019

Amazon's Dash buttons may be convenient, but a German court doesn't like them.Image: amazon Amazon’s Dash buttons are perhaps the company’s most overt effort to make you forget that buying something actually means handing over your hard-earned money. Now, someone is finally calling BS. A German court has ruled that the Dash buttons violate consumer protection laws, Reuters reports.  SEE ALSO: Jeff Bezos and Amazon are nearing a super-villain level…

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HBO’s Twitter account just burned Jack Dorsey, ‘Sopranos’ style

January 24, 2019

Ouch . Image: Hindustan Times/ getty Nothing brought about by a perfectly workshopped diss like a little cross-industry promotional opportunism. We were reminded of this fact on Jan. 10, when, in celebration of the 20 th anniversary of the present The Sopranos , the HBO Twitter account announces that it would dish out Sopranos-inspired names. And you better believe that Twitter CEO and “conversational health” guru Jack Dorsey wanted in…

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50 years ago, Douglas Engelbart’s Mother of All Demos changed personal computing forever

December 29, 2018

Douglas Engelbart’s famous 1968 “Mother of All Demos” was recreated by Mikel Rouse in March 2015, who performed in a musical rendition of the Demo at Stanford University . Image: Josh Edelson/ AFP/ Getty Images Imagine someone demonstrating a jet plane 15 times before Kitty Hawk. Imagine someone demonstrating a smartphone 15 years before the first cellular systems is furthermore launched. Imagine someone demonstrating a controlled nuclear chain reaction 15…

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This drone is cleaning windows 1,100 feet above the ground, so humans don’t have to

December 6, 2018

The Surface Pro 6 is the best 2-in-1 you can buy. Image: raymond wong/ mashable Microsoft Surface Pro 6 $899( starting) The Good Comes in matte black option!* Quad-core performance* Entry-level example doesn’t stink anymore Microsoft had me at matte black. After several generations, I can now definitively say Microsoft’s Surface Pro 6 is the best 2-in-1 laptop substitution available. Similar to the Surface Laptop 2( my picking for better…

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Waymo get DMV permission to test fully driverless cars in California

November 17, 2018

Waymo is in accordance with test driverless automobiles in California . Image: Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images California has handed Waymo the first enabled us to experiment amply driverless autoes in the government. While Waymo, part of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has been allowed to test autonomous vehicles with a motorist since 2014, the brand-new permit allows the company to experiment automobiles without drivers. SEE ALSO: Volkswagen and Intel team up…

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Turn heads with this self-balancing scooter that boasts some serious wheels Future Blink

November 9, 2018

Uber craves its self-driving vehicles to get back on the road . Image: justing sullivan/ Getty Images Seven months after a fatal crash involving a self-driving auto in Arizona, Uber says it’s ready to get its self-driving cars up and running again. The company liberated a brand-new security report as it requested the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for permission to start testing its self-driving vehicles on public streets…

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How America got old, glitchy electronic voting machines

November 7, 2018

Democracy is worth the long line, we swear ! Image: Joe Raedle/ Getty Images It’s been 18 years and several thousand lifetimes since the raced Bush-Gore general elections of 2000. Yet “hanging chads” are still haunting us — but not in accordance with the rules you might think. Since countries began introducing electronic voting machines and other engineering in the voting process, digitizing various aspects of voting has been a…

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