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Uber’s first autonomous car goes out for a test drive

If everything goes according to Uber’s master plan, pretty soon you won’t have to sit through having to make small talk with a human when you take one of their rides.

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Uber’s first autonomous car goes out for a test drive

Amazon rules Gartner’s magical box

Has there ever been a Gartner Magic Quadrant as lopsided as the one issued this week for cloud infrastructure providers?

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Amazon rules Gartner’s magical box

Google gives Android developers new tools for tracking app performance

Android developers who want to keep tabs on how their apps appear to Google’s search engine got a couple of new tools on Friday.

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Google gives Android developers new tools for tracking app performance

Microsoft offers Windows 10 carrot, threatens with stick

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Microsoft offers Windows 10 carrot, threatens with stick

US Senate leader pushes to extend NSA phone dragnet

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US Senate leader pushes to extend NSA phone dragnet

IBM defends use of temp visa workers

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IBM defends use of temp visa workers

IDG Contributor Network: Make your data both human-readable and machine-readable

In 5 years’ time, the world’s total population will be somewhere between 7 and 8 billion humans. At the same time according to Gartner there will be 25 billion connected objects in use

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IDG Contributor Network: Make your data both human-readable and machine-readable

Coca-Cola finds innovation with startups

The word “innovation” gets bandied about at virtually every tech event. It’s the magic key to unlocking great competitive advantage and disrupting entire markets

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Coca-Cola finds innovation with startups

Is an IPO right for Canonical?

Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu Linux creator Canonical, mentioned at the OpenStack summit earlier this week that he’s considering taking the privately held company public. An IPO could reward Canonical with even broader acceptance in the markets that company is learning to court effectively — and provide a bigger purse to woo customers with.

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Is an IPO right for Canonical?

Apple’s streaming TV service might not be imminent after all

Apple’s long-rumored streaming video service could be slipping away once again, as the company reportedly struggles to get TV programmers on board.

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Apple’s streaming TV service might not be imminent after all