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Comcast’s deal with Netflix makes network neutrality obsolete

Comcast’s deal with Netflix makes network neutrality obsolete | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Netflix has agreed to pay Comcast to deliver traffic to Comcast subscribers.
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Ikea is getting into home automation with a new smart hub

Ikea is getting into home automation with a new smart hub | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Ikea is finally getting into the home automation game with its own system for smart lighting. The new range of products is called Trådfri — which means "wireless" in Swedish — and is buil
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LOL, the Treasury Secretary Says Automation of Jobs Is "50-100 More Years" Away

LOL, the Treasury Secretary Says Automation of Jobs Is "50-100 More Years" Away | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Steve Mnuchin, the genius behind Suicide Squad and our nation’s treasury secretary, isn’t worried about artificial intelligence or automation. It’s not even on his radar, so just relax.
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Uber self-driving prototype makes a wrong turn

Uber self-driving prototype makes a wrong turn | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Uber has been under a lot of pressure over the past few months from several different angles, including with their self-driving effort. They had problems with regulators in California after a self-…
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Why Republicans were in such a hurry on health care

Why Republicans were in such a hurry on health care | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
For the GOP, here's the real tragedy of 24 million people keeping their health insurance.
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Google is retiring Google Talk for good, also shutting down several Gmail Labs

Google is retiring Google Talk for good, also shutting down several Gmail Labs | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Before there was Allo and Duo, before Hangouts was unveiled, there was Google Talk. In some ways, it was better than the Hangouts platform that replaced it... by Corbin Davenport in Applications, Google, News
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Google is killing Gchat for good and replacing it with Hangouts

Google is killing Gchat for good and replacing it with Hangouts | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Google Talk — affectionally known as "Gchat" — is finally getting replaced for good. Google actually released Hangouts back in 2013 as a more feature-filled chat service take the place of Tal
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Tesla might have real competition soon—meet the Lucid Air

Tesla might have real competition soon—meet the Lucid Air | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Still a couple of years from production, but the prototype is very convincing.
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Two-Thirds of All Cancer Mutations Are Unavoidable, Scientists Claim

Two-Thirds of All Cancer Mutations Are Unavoidable, Scientists Claim | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
In a study that’s bound to attract considerable controversy, a pair of researchers are claiming that between 60 and 66 percent of all cancer-causing mutations are the result of random DNA copying errors, making them essentially unavoidable. The new research is offering important insights into how cancer emerges, and how it should be diagnosed and treated—but many questions remain.
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Senate agrees to let carriers use your data however they want

Senate agrees to let carriers use your data however they want | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The US Senate on Thursday voted in a resolution that will effectively eliminate the consumer privacy rules that the Federal Communications Commission enacte
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Apple’s new Clips app makes social videos for other social networks

Apple’s new Clips app makes social videos for other social networks | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Apple wants in on social video sharing — just not with its own social network.
The company just announced a new Apple-made app called Clips, which borrows features from Snapchat, Instagram
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Tesla Model 3: Autopilot is most popular option among reservation holders and 58% want a battery upgrade

Tesla Model 3: Autopilot is most popular option among reservation holders and 58% want a battery upgrade | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Ben Sullins from the Youtube channel Teslanomics – the same who brought us the new travel tool for Supercharger costs – build a new interesting data visualization tool about Tesla. This…
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Apple Store goes down as Apple teases ‘something special’ – maybe new iPad

Apple Store goes down as Apple teases ‘something special’ – maybe new iPad | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Apple has taken down its online store as the company is prepping to show fan boys and girls 'something special' – and it's coming very soon.
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Alphabet's new VP will grapple with self-driving car regulation

Alphabet's new VP will grapple with self-driving car regulation | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
For Alphabet's Waymo, technology might not be the biggest challenge to putting self-driving cars on the road -- it's making sure there's a regulator
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Google Assistant can now tell you when your groceries expire

Google Assistant can now tell you when your groceries expire | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Roughly 15 new services have been added to Google Assistant this week, including actions for IMDB movie ratings and others that tell you when the food in your fridge will expire and play you Jaden Smith quotes.
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United refused to let three girls board a flight because they were wearing leggings

United refused to let three girls board a flight because they were wearing leggings | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
This morning, a United Airlines passenger took to Twitter to complain that a gate agent refused to let three passengers board because they were wearing leggings. The airline said that it
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This Smart Doorbell Was Accidentally Sending Data To China, Until People Started Freaking Out

This Smart Doorbell Was Accidentally Sending Data To China, Until People Started Freaking Out | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Many companies building Internet of Things devices simply don't know what kind of information they're sending out into the world.
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Elon Musk Reveals More Details About Tesla Model 3

Elon Musk Reveals More Details About Tesla Model 3 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Tesla CEO Elon Musk shared a number of new details about the Model 3 and even the solar roof tiles Tesla plans to sell.
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Elon Musk now says Tesla’s highly anticipated 8.1 update is coming March 28-29

Elon Musk now says Tesla’s highly anticipated 8.1 update is coming March 28-29 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
11 days ago, Elon Musk said that Tesla’s highly anticipated 8.1 software update will come in “about 10 days”. Today, he updated the ETA to next “Tuesday-Wednesday”, bu…
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Tesla Model 3 will give ‘superhuman’ safety to driver and be ’10x safer than current cars’, says Tesla analyst Adam Jonas

Tesla Model 3 will give ‘superhuman’ safety to driver and be ’10x safer than current cars’, says Tesla analyst Adam Jonas | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Even though Tesla CEO Elon Musk already announced that the company aims for the Model 3 to score 5 stars in every safety category, Morgan Stanley’s Tesla analyst Adam Jonas says that the vehi…
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Tesla Autopilot 2.0: law firm attempts class action lawsuit against Tesla over self-driving claims

Tesla Autopilot 2.0: law firm attempts class action lawsuit against Tesla over self-driving claims | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Hagens Berman, one of the law firms leading a class action lawsuit against VW and Mercedes for the emissions-cheating software, is attempting to start a class action against Tesla over the claims m…
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Apple announces red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Apple announces red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
In the midst of launching a new video-editing app for the iPhone and iPad, Apple has also just snuck out a new special edition red iPhone 7, to barely an
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Apple replaces iPad Air with cheaper 9.7-inch iPad

Apple replaces iPad Air with cheaper 9.7-inch iPad | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Apple has refreshed its iPad line-up, dropping the 9.7-inch iPad Air 2 and rebranding it simply as the iPad. The specs of the device remain largely the same, but with the old A8X chip replace
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Twitter Rolls Out New Blocking Tools For Users

Twitter Rolls Out New Blocking Tools For Users | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Twitter has been having problems with trolls and cyberbullies for the longest time ever, kind of like what you might expect from a socia
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