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Microsoft Corporation's Unfair Apple Inc. iPad Call-Out -- The Motley Fool

Microsoft Corporation's Unfair Apple Inc. iPad Call-Out --  The Motley Fool | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Apple's iPad Pro and Microsoft's Surface Pro may seem like similar devices that can be compared directly, but this Fool argues that that isn't the case.
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Comcast vendor sent cease-and-desist to operator of anti-Comcast website

Comcast vendor sent cease-and-desist to operator of anti-Comcast website | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Net neutrality website stays online as Comcast agrees to take no further action.
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Google's $5,000 4K digital whiteboard goes on sale

Google's $5,000 4K digital whiteboard goes on sale | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It only took half a year, but Google's first take on a digital whiteboard is finally available. Google has started selling the Jamboard in the US for $4,99
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All-electric Jaguar I-Pace spied speeding around a track in Monaco

All-electric Jaguar I-Pace spied speeding around a track in Monaco | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The Jaguar I-Pace, the British automaker’s first all-electric vehicle, is nearing a production unveil and therefore, prototypes spotted in the wild are looked at closely for a glimpse at the …
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What a potential T-Mobile-Sprint merger means for you

What a potential T-Mobile-Sprint merger means for you | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The on again-off again speculation that T-Mobile and Sprint might pair up is apparently on again, raising questions about what such a merger might mean for consumers who largely have benefitted from fierce competition.
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Elon Musk is considering a Tesla in-car Wifi hotspot and dynamic 360-degree surround view

Elon Musk is considering a Tesla in-car Wifi hotspot and dynamic 360-degree surround view | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Tesla has been considering to enable a Wifi hotspot in its vehicles for a while. Code about it appeared in its software in the past and last year, it introduced a new chip and module that could ena…
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Nest 4K Smart Camera Rumored

Nest 4K Smart Camera Rumored | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Nest has been in the business of selling Wi-Fi enabled smart home security cameras for a while now and it appears that the company is looking t
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The US Supreme Court just made life much harder for patent trolls

The US Supreme Court just made life much harder for patent trolls | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Eastern Texas won’t be the go-to for patent trolls anymore.
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Startup unveils new open-source electric and self-driving car platform

Startup unveils new open-source electric and self-driving car platform | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Earlier this year, OSVehicle, an Italia and Silicon Valley-based company backed by YCombinator, unveiled an interesting new $12,000 open-source hardware platform to develop electric vehicles. The i…
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Volvo credits Tesla for creating EV demand, says they will stop developing diesel engines to focus on EVs

Volvo credits Tesla for creating EV demand, says they will stop developing diesel engines to focus on EVs | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Today, Volvo Chief Executive Officer Hakan Samuelsson said that the current generation of diesel engines will the automaker’s last and that they will instead focus on electric vehicles. And h…
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AT&T and DirecTV face thousands of complaints linked to overcharging, promotions

AT&T and DirecTV face thousands of complaints linked to overcharging, promotions | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Customers who sign up for AT&T bundled services feel like they're getting a deal -- until their bill comes in the mail
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Elon Musk turned down Uber’s self-driving partnership offer

Elon Musk turned down Uber’s self-driving partnership offer | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A new book on Uber by Fortune's Adam Lashinsky is coming out soon, but Bloomberg has revealed one juicy anecdote ahead of time. CEO Travis Kalanick reportedl
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World's first digital tombstone is unveiled in Slovenia

World's first digital  tombstone is unveiled in Slovenia | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Installed in a cemetery in Maribor, Slovenia's second largest city, the futuristic gravestone can show pictures, video and other digital content. The futuristic device costs 3,000 euros ($3,189/£2,588).
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Bill Gates just revealed his summer reading list, and its exactly what you'd expect

Bill Gates just revealed his summer reading list, and its exactly what you'd expect | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
If you want to think like Bill Gates, you have to read like him.
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Chemical Defender Put in Charge of EPA Unit Overseeing Toxins

Chemical Defender Put in Charge of EPA Unit Overseeing Toxins | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency declared 1-bromopropane dangerous enough to make it one of the first 10 chemicals it scrutinized under an updated federal toxins law.
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The 15 Worst Mistakes You Can Make When Flying

The 15 Worst Mistakes You Can Make When Flying | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Sometimes you just don’t learn. I said I wouldn’t ever do it again, but then I did it: I booked a late flight so I could put in a full day of work before flying to Toronto for a business meeting.

Weather delays turned a simple hour-long flight from New York to Toronto into an eight-hour odyssey.
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Microsoft made the Surface Pro both lighter and quieter

Microsoft made the Surface Pro both lighter and quieter | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Microsoft has mostly left the Surface Pro line untouched since late 2015, but the company is finally giving it a long overdue refresh today. Announced at a
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Huawei goes after Apple’s MacBook with new thin-and-light Matebook X

Huawei goes after Apple’s MacBook with new thin-and-light Matebook X | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A fingerprint sensor, extra USB Type-C port, and included dock help it stand out.
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Elon Musk On His Own Company's Technology: 'Safe, But Unpleasant'

Elon Musk On His Own Company's Technology: 'Safe, But Unpleasant' | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Your run-of-the-mill corporate CEO couldn’t get away with this shit. In a series of tweets on Sunday, Tesla founder Elon Musk revealed that a new Autopilot software update should be ready for next month, and then went on to say that, Autopilot—of which the latest version is designed by Tesla, which, so you’re clear, is his company—is “safe, but unpleasant.” Hm.
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Look inside Tesla’s onboard Nvidia supercomputer for self-driving

Look inside Tesla’s onboard Nvidia supercomputer for self-driving | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
In the past, we have extensively covered the fact that Tesla has been equipping all its vehicles produced since October 2016 with a very powerful computer in order to eventually enable fully self-d…
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Shameless FCC Votes to Charge Ahead on Plan to Kill the Open Internet

Shameless FCC Votes to Charge Ahead on Plan to Kill the Open Internet | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
In a completely expected but still shitty move, the FCC voted today to move ahead with Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to roll back net neutrality rules enacted under the Open Internet Order of 2015.
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BMW is now working with Intel/Mobileye and Delphi on autonomous driving

BMW is now working with Intel/Mobileye and Delphi on autonomous driving | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
In the race to develop self-driving cars, companies are racing to make partnerships and acquisitions in order to increase their chances. BMW, which had already partnered with Intel and Mobileye (be…
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Google Home will soon notify you about reminders, flight updates, and more

Google Home will soon notify you about reminders, flight updates, and more | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Google is adding notifications to the Google Home, letting its assistant keep you posted on the things you need to know and get around to doing.
The feature, called "proactive assistance" wil
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The rise of the Android-powered car

The rise of the Android-powered car | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Google’s thesis to the automotive industry came packaged in a red glinting Maserati Ghibli.
The luxury sedan, parked outside last year’s Google I/O developer conference, might have looke
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