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Google fined $57 million under European privacy law - CNET

cNET.com - News - 57 min 45 sec ago
Fine is biggest imposed under the General Data Protection Regulation.

Clone your own Prince Phil, says eBay seller hawking debris left over from royal car crash

The Register - 1 hour 13 min ago
Lot fetched almost £66k before being deleted

A cheeky eBay seller sought to cash in on the love Great Britain bears for everyone's favourite dithering racist royal by attempting to auction debris from the crash Prince Philip was involved in last week.…

Why Uber wants to build scooters and bikes that can drive themselves

Ars Technica - 1 hour 16 min ago

Enlarge (credit: Robert Alexander/Getty Images)

Uber is looking to hire people to help it develop autonomous scooter and bike technology, according to Wired-editor-turned-robotics-entrepreneur Chris Anderson. The goal would be to allow bikes and scooters to "drive themselves to charging or better locations." People interested in joining the project can fill out this form.

Uber acquired the bike- and scooter-sharing startup Jump last year and has continued offering electric bikes and scooters under the Jump brand. Efforts to develop autonomous bikes and scooters will be conducted under the Jump brand, according to Anderson. Uber also has a separate self-driving car project called the Uber Advanced Technology Group.

One of the biggest logistical challenges for companies renting out electric bikes and scooters is how to keep the batteries charged. Companies use a variety of strategies for recharging. Some companies have employees who drive around the city picking up bikes and taking them back to charging stations. A Jump competitor called Bird has experimented with paying people to collect scooters and charge them at home.

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Russia opens civil case against Facebook, Twitter over data laws - CNET

cNET.com - News - 1 hour 18 min ago
A watchdog wants them to outline plans for storing Russians' personal data in the country.

Dealmaster: A bunch of Sonos speakers are discounted for the Super Bowl

Ars Technica - 1 hour 28 min ago

Enlarge / The Beam is more of an entry-level soundbar for smaller rooms and TVs than a true Playbar or Playbase replacement. (credit: Sonos)

Super Bowl season typically brings an uptick in deals for TV tech. True to form, Sonos has announced discounts for a handful of its home theater devices.

Here’s a rundown of the smart-speaker maker’s offerings:

  • The Sonos Beam soundbar is available for $349, a $50 discount.
  • The company’s larger soundbar, the Sonos Playbar, is available for $599, a $100 discount.
  • The Sonos Playbase, a speaker designed to sit under TVs that aren’t wall mounted, is available for $599, a $100 discount.
  • The Sonos Sub wireless subwoofer is also available for $599, another $100 discount.
  • Various bundles that include a mixture of the products above and/or the company’s Sonos One smart speakers are also discounted.

The deals are available on the Sonos website as well as third-party retailers like Amazon. Sonos says they will last until February 3, the date of Super Bowl LIII.

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WhatsApp limits message forwarding to fight fake news - CNET

cNET.com - News - 1 hour 36 min ago
Global limit imposed after violence in India was blamed on misinformation that spread across the social network.

Prince Philip crash: Debris for sale on eBay

BBC Technology News - 1 hour 43 min ago
The seller says the parts "may even have Phil's DNA on it, if you wanted to clone him".

Bye bye, bots! Hotel fires half its robot staff - CNET

cNET.com - News - 1 hour 44 min ago
Henn na Hotel in Japan laid off droids that annoyed customers by failing to perform simple tasks.

French data watchdog dishes out largest GDPR fine yet: Google ordered to hand over €50m

The Register - 1 hour 59 min ago
CNIL brands ad personalisation consent invalid, slams lack of transparency

Google has been fined a mammoth €50m by the French data protection watchdog for GDPR violations in a victory for Max Schrems' privacy group NOYB.…

Google hit with £44m GDPR fine over ads

BBC Technology News - 2 hours 53 sec ago
Google has been fined 50 million euros (£44m) by the French data regulator CNIL.

Google Doodle salutes Martin Luther King Jr. on MLK Day - CNET

cNET.com - News - 2 hours 23 min ago
The Doodle shows the civil rights icon preparing for an event.

This 55-inch 4K Roku TV is just $300 - CNET

cNET.com - News - 2 hours 24 min ago
Watch the Super Bowl in style and save $200 on this full-featured Hisense model.

EU will have agreed a tech tax by March, says French finance minister

The Register - 2 hours 59 min ago
Bruno le Maire confident despite 'hesitant' nations

The French finance minister has said he expects the European Union to agree on a digital services tax by March – a year after the bloc's initial proposal.…

Amazon, Apple and Google face data complaints

BBC Technology News - 3 hours 5 min ago
The entertainment streaming giants are accused of breaking the EU's data protection rules.

This massive rocket creates a fireball as it launches, and that’s by design

Ars Technica - 3 hours 9 min ago

Anyone who watched the launch of United Launch Alliance's Delta IV Heavy rocket on Saturday was treated to an up-close view of the liftoff. This vantage point, showing the three-core rocket taking off beneath blue skies, offered a distinct view of a fireball engulfing the rocket during launch.

This can be rather distracting if you've never seen it before—uhh, is that rocket about to blow up?—but in reality it's a byproduct of the RS-68 rocket engines that power each of the three cores of the Delta IV Heavy launch vehicle.

Developed during the 1990s by Rocketdyne, the expendable RS-68 engine was designed to be less expensive and more powerful than the Space Shuttle's reusable RS-25 main engines. Like the Shuttle's engines, the RS-68 engine runs on a cryogenic fuel mix of liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen.

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Just forget what Gartner said about AI in June 'cos CIOs are all over it now apparently

The Register - 3 hours 44 min ago
Are these the stats you were looking for? Reverse ferret by tech research giant

Reverse ferret. Months after Gartner researchers confirmed a pitifully low proportion of CIOs were actually unleashing AI into the wild, the latest survey paints an entirely different picture.…

Spotify will reportedly let you block artists soon - CNET

cNET.com - News - 4 hours 7 min ago
The feature is being tested on iOS, Thurrott reported.

What the Galaxy S10 really needs to stay ahead of top rival Huawei - CNET

cNET.com - News - 4 hours 9 min ago
Samsung's next flagship can take a tip from the iPhone XS and Pixel 3, too.

Fujitsu says UK Foreign Office can't count in lawsuit over loss of £350m comms contract

The Register - 4 hours 29 min ago
Department's response? We might have made a typo

Fujitsu has accused the Foreign Office of being unable to count after mandarins awarded a £350m IT outsourcing contract to incumbent rival Vodafone.…

Western Digital deploys heatsink on remodelled M.2 to tempt gamers

The Register - 5 hours 13 min ago
Bringing a 'tangible, next-level competitive boost' apparently...

Western Digital has remodelled its M.2 SN720 mobile and edge device gumstick SSDs into a faster SN750 gamers' drive with a heatsink option.…


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