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Microsoft Needs To Come Clean On Skype Privacy

Microsoft Needs To Come Clean On Skype Privacy | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The EFF and dozens of other organizations concerned about online privacy have sent an open letter calling for Microsoft and Skype to finally come clean on whether the service is well and truly private.
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Exclusive: Tesla's Klaus Grohmann ousted after clash with CEO Musk

Exclusive: Tesla's Klaus Grohmann ousted after clash with CEO Musk | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Tesla (TSLA.O) executive Klaus Grohmann was ousted last month after a clash with Chief Executive Elon Musk over the strategy of Grohmann's firm, which Tesla had acquired in November, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.
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Google Home now helps you cook by reading recipes out loud

Google Home now helps you cook by reading recipes out loud | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Following a major update to its Home speaker with multi-user support, Google has added a handy new feature to the device that aspiring chefs will enjoy.
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Here's United's New Plan to Avoid Beating Up Passengers and Dragging Them Off Planes

Here's United's New Plan to Avoid Beating Up Passengers and Dragging Them Off Planes | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
On Thursday, United Airlines released a list of “substantial changes” to its policies after gruesome video of an elderly man being brutally dragged from a United Airlines plane went viral. The changes are largely pointless PR (“additional training” and a new “customer solutions team”), but a few seem in direct response to the incident earlier in April.
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Why Worry About Tesla When You Can Sell Millions of Jeeps?

Why Worry About Tesla When You Can Sell Millions of Jeeps? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Fiat has found quick and dirty success, but it can't last.
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GM to Launch the World’s Largest Fleet of Self-Driving Cars, Documents Reveal

GM to Launch the World’s Largest Fleet of Self-Driving Cars, Documents Reveal | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
FCC documents reveal car maker’s plan to test 300 autonomous Chevrolet Bolts with new radar
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Tesla is making a big expansion to its Supercharger network

Tesla is making a big expansion to its Supercharger network | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Tesla will have more than 10,000 high-speed Supercharger electric car chargers by the end of the year, the company revealed today, a doubling of where it was at the beginning of 2017. It als
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Jeff Sessions wants courts to rely less on science and more on “science”

Jeff Sessions wants courts to rely less on science and more on “science” | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Advocates for forensic reform see progress halting, and even backsliding, under the new administration.
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Waymo says Uber hid a LiDAR device based on its technology

Waymo says Uber hid a LiDAR device based on its technology | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The legal battle Waymo waged against Uber is getting more and more intense, and the Alphabet-owned division is showing no signs of slowing down. It has jus
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Kurt Russell And Goldie Hawn's First Date Was Interrupted By Police

Kurt Russell And Goldie Hawn's First Date Was Interrupted By Police | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It was memorable, to say the least.
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Apple threatened to drop Uber's app over iPhone tracking (updated)

Apple threatened to drop Uber's app over iPhone tracking (updated) | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Uber is no stranger to trouble, but it may have landed in some especially hot water two years ago. New York Times sources claim that Apple CEO Tim Cook held
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Study claims a link between diet sodas and stroke and dementia

Study claims a link between diet sodas and stroke and dementia | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Cohort study that doesn’t look at causation has some odd results.
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A few Tesla owners filed a class-action lawsuit over the rollout of Tesla Autopilot 2.0 [Updated]

A few Tesla owners filed a class-action lawsuit over the rollout of Tesla Autopilot 2.0 [Updated] | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Last month, we reported on Hagens Berman, one of the law firms leading a class action lawsuit against VW and Mercedes for the emissions-cheating software, attempting to start a class action against…
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Apple Patent Looks Into Using WiFi Routers For Wireless Charging

Apple Patent Looks Into Using WiFi Routers For Wireless Charging | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A popular rumor regarding this year’s iPhone is that Apple could finally be introducing wireless charging to the handset. Now wireless chargin
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Google becomes first foreign internet company to go live in Cuba

Google becomes first foreign internet company to go live in Cuba | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
After former President Obama reopened America's diplomatic relations with Cuba, businesses started looking for opportunities to make inroads to the islan
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Tesla Model S Gets Called Out By Consumer Reports

Tesla Model S Gets Called Out By Consumer Reports | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.
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Eerie tech promises to copy anyone's voice from just 1 minute of audio

Eerie tech promises to copy anyone's voice from just 1 minute of audio | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Lyrebird says its API will let you synthesize speech in anyone's voice from a just minute-long recording. Are we headed for trouble?
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Gigaom | Give Your Products the Power of Speech Using Amazon Polly

Gigaom | Give Your Products the Power of Speech Using Amazon Polly | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Would you like to get your products more deeply integrated into your customers’ daily lives? Of course, what business wouldn’t. A
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Apple's iPhone 8 might not ship in September

Apple's iPhone 8 might not ship in September | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Apple has practically settled into a routine with its flagship iPhone launches: it announces the new model in early September and ships it later that month.
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Survey: 1 In 5 Adults In The UK Can't Change A Lightbulb, Boil An Egg

Survey: 1 In 5 Adults In The UK Can't Change A Lightbulb, Boil An Egg | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A stunning new survey from the United Kingdom found that one in five people did not know how to change a lightbulb or boil an egg.
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The 7 most interesting cars at the Shanghai auto show

The 7 most interesting cars at the Shanghai auto show | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Auto show season marches on. The end of the New York International Auto Show signals the beginning of Auto Shanghai 2017, and this year there was no shortage of gorgeous cars wit
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Federal 'Witch Hunt' Against Trump Twitter Critic Sparks Investigation

Federal 'Witch Hunt' Against Trump Twitter Critic Sparks Investigation | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Homeland Security's inspector general is looking into a possible abuse of authority.
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MG's made a properly quick electric sports car

MG's made a properly quick electric sports car | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Good looks, 0-60 in under 4secs and 310-mile range. Could MG be cool again?
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