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THE AI DISRUPTION BUNDLE: The guide to understanding how artificial intelligence is impacting the world (AMZN, AAPL, GOOGL)

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GM's Self-Driving Cars Head for New York City, Where They'll Face the Bullies

Robocars headed for Manhattan will have to learn some new tricks. So will New Yorkers...

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The Army of Silicon Valley Activists Trying to Elect Democrats

Across the tech landscape, grassroots groups want to help the left reclaim state and local political offices...

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THE VOICE ASSISTANT LANDSCAPE REPORT: How artificially intelligent voice assistants are changing the relationship between consumers and computers

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I Microdosed Before It Was Cool

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C++ Tips of the Week

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Tech workers worry about age discrimination at age 40

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The product design of Google's Pixel family seems like an afterthought — but that might just be ok (GOOG, AAPL, MSFT)

Google is getting serious about making hardware a core component of its business and shipping products that integrate well with its software and services. But its devices ar...

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THE INSURTECH REPORT: How financial technology firms are helping — and disrupting — the nearly $5 trillion insurance industry

The global insurance industry is worth nearly $5 trillion, and insurance companies are at risk of losing a share of this valuable market to new entrants. That...

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Why can’t we cure the common cold?

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PC-MOS released under GPL

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SafeButler (YC S17) is hiring employee #2 to modernize insurance

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Microsoft Chastises Google Over Chrome Security

An anonymous reader quotes PCMag: In a Wednesday blog post, Redmond examined Google's browser security and took the opportunity to throw some shade at Chrome&...

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Show HN: Home-made crypto in the browser

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Break free from traditional email - Host your own server

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Archaeologists are mystified by ancient “gates” in Saudi lava fields

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THE INTERNET OF THINGS 2017 REPORT: How the IoT is improving lives to transform the world

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Reusable and type-safe options for Go APIs

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For Under $1,000, Mobile Ads Can Track Your Location

"Researchers were able to use GPS data from an ad network to track a user to their actual location, and trace movements through town," writes phantom...

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More containers on Chrome OS

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Ask HN: Are you still using Shared Hosting for anything?

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Protect Your Privacy, Ditch Mainstream Email

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TensorFlow 101

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THE CHATBOT MONETIZATION REPORT: Sizing the market, key strategies, and how to navigate the chatbot opportunity (FB, AAPL, GOOG)

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Why I'm Productive in Clojure

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Why I'm Productive in Clojure (2013)

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Mino Games Is Hiring Programmers in Montreal

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THE INSURANCE AND THE IoT REPORT: How insurers are using connected devices to cut costs and more accurately price policies

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US Government Warns Of 'Ongoing' Hacks Targeting Nuclear and Power Industries

An anonymous reader quotes Reuters: The U.S government issued a rare public warning that sophisticated hackers are targeting energy and industrial firms, the latest sign that...

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Interview with Susan Fowler

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She’s 26, and Brought Down Uber’s C.E.O. What’s Next?

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Ask HN: What steps do you take to plan a new project?

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How Retailers Use Personalized Prices

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Oroville Dam: Cost to repair spillways nearly doubles in price to $500M

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Code Bootcamp Fined $375K Over Employment Claims and Licensing Issues

An anonymous reader quotes Ars Technica: [O]ne of the most prominent institutions, New York's Flatiron School, will be shelling out $375,000 to settle charges bro...

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NYT Op-Ed Argues Amazon 'Took Seattle's Soul'

New York Times columnist Timothy Egan was part of the paper's Pulitzer Prize-winning team in 2001. Now he's written an op-ed arguing Amazon &...

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Alarming number of DNS requests made by iOS devices

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THE CONVERSATIONAL COMMERCE REPORT: Chatbots' impact on the payments ecosystem and how merchants can capitalize on them

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Hundreds of Mysterious Stone ‘Gates’ Found in Saudi Arabia’s Desert

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Amazon Patents Drones That Recharge Electric Vehicles

slash.jit shared an article from Futurism: Amazon has been granted a patent for an ambitious new method of maintaining a charge in electric vehicles. The company wants to use...

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College Advice I Wish I’d Taken

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China Is Quietly Reshaping the World

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I went to buy a Pixel 2. Verizon tried to sell me a Galaxy S8 - CNET

Commentary: Verizon is Google's exclusive partner for the Pixel 2 phone. But I wouldn't have known that after a chat with a Verizon salesman...

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How to break into 100k+ Euro (per annum) salary in EU/EEA?

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THE SELF-INSTALLED SMART HOME REPORT: Why current smart home device owners are appealing to tech companies

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Not tha...

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Methods for Teaching the Programming Language Smalltalk (1977) [pdf]

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See Giant Robots Fight. US vs Japan Match On YouTube

AmiMoJo writes: Suidobashi Heavy Industries and MegaBots agreed to test their piloted giant robots in combat a few years back, and the content is finally available on YouTube...

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Why the Seattle Mystery Bookshop Must Close

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The most successful e-commerce brands build for mainstream America, not Silicon Valley

A venture-backed company not built for venture capitalists is on the verge of an IPO. One knock on venture-backed, e-commerce startups over the years is that they are so...

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YouTube Suspends Account of Popular Chinese Dissident

schwit1 brings news about an exiled Chinese billionaire with 500,000 followers on YouTube. The Washington Free Beacon reports:YouTube has suspended the video account of popula...

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How Seattle Got More People to Ride the Bus

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Introducing C# in Godot

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Shaun's high-end audio and video obsession led to this - CNET

In this installment of CNET's Show Us Yours, Shaun's gives us a tour of his insanely upscale audio system and downstairs home theater. Don&#0...

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UEFI Programming – First Steps (2009)

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UEFI Programming – First Steps

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OmniHub tries to fix the MacBook Pro’s port shortage with magnets and modules

 My five-year-old MacBook Pro finally gave up the ghost. After traveling the world and surviving several CESes, it was time to finally lay the thing to rest...

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Implementing Go's defer keyword in C++

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MENACE

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2 Million IoT Devices Enslaved By Fast-Growing BotNet

An anonymous reader writes: Since mid-September, a new IoT botnet has grown to massive proportions. Codenamed IoT_reaper, researchers estimate its current size at nearly two m...

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Beating the bookies – how the online sports betting market is rigged

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Gaming Robinhood’s Free Stock Promotion – Or, How to Blow $350

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California Governor Vetoes Statewide 5G Antenna Standards

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5G Radiation Dangers (2016)

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KEF’s R300 speaker is a knockout - CNET

The Audiophiliac loves the KEF R300 stand-mount speaker’s sleek design and rich sound...

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The Perfect Number: Federal corporate income tax rate

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Data Science Meets Sports Gambling: How Researchers Beat the Bookies

"A trio of data scientists developed a betting strategy to beat bookmakers at football games," writes austro. [The game Americans call soccer.] New S...

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Where, when, and how to watch this weekend's meteor shower created by Halley's Comet

Following is a transcript of the video. The Orionid meteor shower is happening this weekend. It produces some of the brightest meteors all year. The most meteors will fall be...

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Q&A: Douglas Hofstadter on why AI is far from intelligent

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Spain Will Remove Catalonia Leader, Escalating Secession Crisis

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$99 gizmo kicks up your headphones' sound at home - CNET

Would you drop $99 on a Schiit Magni 3 if it could make your headphones sound better?...

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Satya and Anu Nadella Open Up About Their Family Life

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We asked cryptocurrency experts to respond to Jamie Dimon's bitcoin bashings — here's what they said

Jamie Dimon has been a vocal critic of bitcoin since its earliest days, but his most recent comments have ignited a conversation about digital currencies on Wall Street. Two...

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Google Offers $1,000 Bounties For Hacking Dropbox, Tinder, Snapchat, and Others

An anonymous reader quotes Mashable: Google, in collaboration with bug bounty platform HackerOne, has launched the Google Play Security Reward Program, which promises $1,000 t...

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Tesla strikes another deal that shows it's about to turn the car insurance world upside down (TSLA)

Tesla has created a customized insurance package, InsureMyTesla, that is cheaper than traditional plans because it factors in the vehicles' Autopilot safety featu...

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It's 2017 and Amazon only has one woman among its 18 most powerful executives

HR head Beth Galetti stands alone. Even in a technology industry rife with gender disparity, Amazon’s leadership group stands out among the most powerful companies for...

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An ex-Facebook exec who 'went home to die' is making a device to scrap the costly procedure that almost didn't save her

Former Facebook executive Mary Lou Jepsen said a near-death experience inspired her latest project, a device that she said would let us "look inside any part of t...

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iPhone 8 Plus vs Pixel 2: Which phone records better video? - CNET

These two phones go head-to-head in a video camera comparison...

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iPhone Upgrade Program members can get a ‘head start’ when upgrading to an iPhone X

Preorders for the iPhone X begin on October 27th, and supplies are expected to be limited. If you’re a member of the iPhone Upgrade Program, you might have a chance to...

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GitHub’s scandalized ex-CEO returns with Chatterbug

 Translation earbuds might eliminate some utilitarian reasons to know a language, but if you want to understand jokes, read poetry, or fall in love in a forei...

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A reasonably speedy Python ray tracer

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A reasonably speedy Python ray-tracer

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Why Are We Still Using Passwords?

Here's some surprising news from the Akamia Edge conference. chicksdaddy writes: [E]xecutives at some of the U.S.'s leading corporations agreed that...

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A Brief Introduction to Slow Feature Analysis

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Pixel 2 vs. iPhone 8 Plus: Which camera is better? - CNET

The Pixel 2 and the iPhone 8 Plus battle it out to determine which phone's camera does better portraits, landscape selfies and low-light shots...

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This $1.5 billion tech company you've never heard of has insane perks including massage therapists, a pool, and woodside yoga (SAS)

SAS is a software company based in Cary, North Carolina. Its 900-acre campus offers a ton of amenities and perks. Take a look inside. Imagine you got to wor...

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Librestd: a library to create C++ RESTful API services

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Code School Fined $375K Over Employment Claims and Licensing Issues

An anonymous reader quotes Ars Technica: [O]ne of the most prominent institutions, New York's Flatiron School, will be shelling out $375,000 to settle charges bro...

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Tech companies have a Baby Boomer problem

All the recent focus on sexism and gender discrimination in Silicon Valley has obscured another long-festering diversity problem for the tech industry: ageism.&nbs...

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React is the new Dojo

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Here's why people are afraid of clowns — and what you can do to get over it

Lots of people are creeped out at the site of clown, whether it's at the circus or creeping around in the woods at night. Movies like Stephen King's...

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Exclusive discount on Anker PowerCore 2, and more tech sales on Amazon

As mentioned in last week’s roundup, most retailers are holding out on any major promotions until November, but there are a couple deals we recommend taking a look at...

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Here all of the bonuses and new Pokémon added to 'Pokémon Go' for the next two weeks

Pokémon Go is throwing an in-game Halloween event for the next two weeks with special bonuses and new Pokémon to catch. All Pokémon from the original game's th...

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What Mongolian Nomads Teach Us About the Digital Future

I trekked with nomads. Their attitude about possessions presages a new age of traveling light...

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Show HN: Pg_blkchain – Postgres blockchain extension

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The Family Making Billions from the Opioid Crisis

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The Secretive Family Making Billions from the Opioid Crisis

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How to read a tape measure — and five things you didn't know you could do with it

The basic purpose of a tape measure is obvious, but it can be hard to get a precise measurement if it isn't used properly. Following is the text...

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Bitcoin just hit an all-time high — here's how you buy and sell it

Bitcoin hit a record high of $6,150 on Friday, October 20, after a dismal September in which the cryptocurrency fell to $2,900 a coin on September 15. Two yea...

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Friendlier GPL-Enforcement Permission Proposed By Linux Kernel Developers

The former Executive Director of the Free Software Foundation -- and Slashdot user #41121 -- contacted Slashdot with this announcement. bkuhn -- now president of the Software...

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