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Tesla Model 3 Week: It's Show Time (Almost) As 'Power Struggle' For Model 3 Images Breaks Out

Tesla Model 3 Week: It's Show Time (Almost) As 'Power Struggle' For Model 3 Images Breaks Out | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
With production of the Model 3 due to start next month, there's no shortage of Tesla paparazzi pursuing release candidates.
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Google to stop scanning Gmail for ad targeting

Google to stop scanning Gmail for ad targeting | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It will end a practice that Google has embraced since 2004 and that originally raised privacy hackles.
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Virgin Mobile goes iPhone-only, offers a year of service for $1

Virgin Mobile goes iPhone-only, offers a year of service for $1 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
In attempt to woo customers away from competitors, Virgin Mobile USA today announced a deal that will see it transitioning to become an iPhone-onl
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What it’s like to fly in the 77-year-old Breitling DC-3 as it circles the globe

What it’s like to fly in the 77-year-old Breitling DC-3 as it circles the globe | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The Breitling DC-3 airplane is on track to make history as the oldest plane to fly around the world — and after taking a ride, I can report that it still…
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Man who said he robbed bank to get away from wife sentenced to home confinement

Man who said he robbed bank to get away from wife sentenced to home confinement | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- A 71-year-old man who admitted to robbing a bank because he would “rather be in jail than at home” with his wife was sentenced to home confinement by a Kansas judge.
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And you thought judges didn't have a sense of humor.
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The Hourly Income You Need To Afford Rent Around The U.S.

The Hourly Income You Need To Afford Rent Around The U.S. | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The average full-time minimum wage worker can't afford rent in ANY state.
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Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 Billion

Amazon to Acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 Billion | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Amazon.com Inc. will acquire Whole Foods Market Inc. in a $13.7 billion deal, marking the biggest transaction ever for the e-commerce giant as it pushes deeper into groceries.
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Google Drive will soon make it easy to Backup and Sync PCs, Macs - SlashGear

The cloud storage wars just got a bit more interesting. Box just recently announced its Box Drive offering to practically replace shared network folders at work
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Europe mostly ends mobile roaming fees from today

Europeans traveling through the 28 Member State bloc are now able to use their mobile devices more freely, thanks to a top level abolition of mobile roaming..
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Apple CEO Tim Cook now says autonomous driving is a ‘core technology’ for the iPhone maker

Apple CEO Tim Cook now says autonomous driving is a ‘core technology’ for the iPhone maker | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
While reports of Apple’s work on electric and self-driving cars have been surfacing for years, CEO Tim Cook has been careful about not confirming or denying any detail. But he now makes rare …
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Amazon just added the one key calling feature that it should probably have had all along

Amazon just added the one key calling feature that it should probably have had all along | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
This feature should have been there all along.
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How Google Copes When Even It Can’t Afford Enough Gear

How Google Copes When Even It Can’t Afford Enough Gear | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Urs Hölzle is the person Google's engineers turn to when all that computing power turns out not to be enough.
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Nissan turns over a new self-driving Leaf with ProPilot

Nissan turns over a new self-driving Leaf with ProPilot | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Nissan has revealed some of the self-driving features coming to the next generation Leaf EV, due to start shipping before the end of the year.
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Why the hell does Tesla want to launch a streaming music service?

Why the hell does Tesla want to launch a streaming music service? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
EV maker Tesla has reportedly met with numerous major labels with regards to building a streaming music service that it'll make available in its vehicles.
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DJI drones can get past no-fly zones thanks to this Russian software company

DJI drones can get past no-fly zones thanks to this Russian software company | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A Russian software company, ironically named Coptersafe, is selling modifications to help consumers get past government- and military-enforced no-fly zones.
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Texas makes self-driving cars legal again, no human driver required

Texas makes self-driving cars legal again, no human driver required | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Texas, like Finland, never had a law blocking self-driving cars from public roads, until Thursday when Gov. Greg Abbott signed a legalization bill.
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Carmageddon is Coming – Future Crunch – Medium

Carmageddon is Coming – Future Crunch – Medium | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The first of the three waves is something most of us have already experienced: the ability to summon a car and a driver with your phone. Millions of people around the world now use ride sharing every…
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How Much Do People Actually Make From "Gigs" Like Uber And Airbnb | Zero Hedge

A recent study estimated that nearly a quarter of all Americans earn some money through these platforms. But how much money are the service providers in the sharing economy actually making from their "side-gigs"?
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Rural America Is Stranded in the Dial-Up Age

Rural America Is Stranded in the Dial-Up Age | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
In many far-flung communities, where available broadband speeds barely surpass old-fashioned connections, residents sacrifice not only their online pastimes but also chances at a better living.
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Sprint Offers Free Year Of Unlimited Service To Verizon Users. What’s The Catch?

Sprint Offers Free Year Of Unlimited Service To Verizon Users. What’s The Catch? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
In a bid to lure customers from Verizon Wireless, Sprint is now offering a free year of its Unlimited service for anyone who makes the switch. But with all such “free” offers, there are…
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Amazon Launches Dash Wand With Alexa

Amazon Launches Dash Wand With Alexa | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It costs $20, but comes with $20 credit (for a limited time) and 90 days free access to AmazonFresh worth $45.
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GM says it's ready to mass produce self-driving cars

GM says it's ready to mass produce self-driving cars | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
General Motors said Tuesday it has finished making 130 self-driving Chevrolet Bolt test vehicles, which the automaker says will help put it at the forefront of the race to develop and deploy self-driving cars
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Verizon Completes $4.48 Billion Purchase of Yahoo, Ending an Era

Verizon Completes $4.48 Billion Purchase of Yahoo, Ending an Era | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Yahoo, founded as a web directory in 1994, lost its way in the mobile era. Verizon bought its business for $4.48 billion on Tuesday.
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Russian Cyber Hacks on U.S. Electoral System Far Wider Than Previously Known

Russian Cyber Hacks on U.S. Electoral System Far Wider Than Previously Known | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Russia’s cyberattack on the U.S. electoral system before Donald Trump’s election was far more widespread than has been publicly revealed, including incursions into voter databases and software systems in almost twice as many states as previously reported.
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