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Snap Acquires Ctrl Me Robotics, A Small Drone Maker Based In LA

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Snap has acquired Ctrl Me Robotics, a small drone manufacturer based in Los Angeles that should give the company added muscle in its push into hardware. Snap’s interest in drone manufacturers has been rumored for months, and the company’s acquisition of Ctrl Me suggests it has more than just a passing interest in hardware. Its Read More

Another Setback For Uber In Self-Driving Car Lawsuit

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Anthony Levandowski Afp / AFP / Getty Images A magistrate judge on Thursday ordered Uber to hand over to Waymo by the end of the day an unredacted version of the term sheet agreement for its 2016 acquisition of Otto, the self-driving truck start-up last summer. Otto and its founder, former-Google engineer Anthony Levandowski, are Read More

Mark Zuckerberg Positions Himself As The Anti-Trump In Speech To Harvard

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Paul Marotta / Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg has said he’s not running for president. And maybe he’s not. But the 33-year-old Facebook CEO laid out a clear political platform in a commencement speech at Harvard Thursday. Zuckerberg’s message was far from subtle: He positioned himself as the anti-Trump, preaching a form of compassionate globalism that Read More

Facebook’s Closed Captioning Malfunctioned And Turned Zuckerberg’s Speech Into A Jibberish Tone Poem

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“CECEOKOK wasn’t the first thing I built” – Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. Mark Zuckerberg built Facebook. And Facebook built a closed captioning system for its auto-play and livestream videos. But today, that closed captioning system apparently malfunctioned — just as Zuckerberg was giving his commencement speech at Harvard University. And it ruled. View Entire List Read More

Is Shazam’s Game Show The Future Of Unscripted TV?

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Jamie Foxx with contestants on the new show Beat Shazam. Michael Becker / FOX On a recent afternoon at CBS’s Studio 36 in LA, at the center of a glowing teal and purple set lit up like the inside of a Poké Ball, the actor, comedian, and musician Jamie Foxx was whipping an eager game Read More

Here’s What 39,000 Teens Think About Fake News

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They think they’re a lot better at spotting it than they actually are. 83% of US teens are familiar with the term “fake news”. We wanted to poll some actual high schoolers, and After School verifies they're actually in high school through their Facebook and other factors. It's kind of like Yik Yak, but without Read More