LG G6 may have upper hand in fight against to Galaxy S8

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LG G6 may have upper hand in fight against to Galaxy S8

South Korean electronics giant LG’s upcoming G6 smartphone could gain the upper hand in its potential competition against Samsung’s eagerly-awaited Galaxy S8 handset.

The G6 is going to be one of the first global smartphones to have a massive display taking up nearly 80 per cent of the screen, with a “bezel-less” design, like several other high-end phones that will hit the market this year.

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Waymo’s lawsuit against Uber highlights the rush to conquer driverless cars

Google parent firm Alphabet Inc.-owned Waymo’s recently-field lawsuit against ride-hailing service Uber Technologies highlights the unprecedented rush to conquer the filed of driverless cars.

Filing its lawsuit in a federal court in San Francisco, Waymo alleged that Uber is using a stolen technology in its self-driving cars. According to the suit, former Waymo employee Anthony Levandowski stole 14,000 files from its servers a month before leaving to the company to start his own business called Otto.

FCC makes net neutrality rules less effective

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FCC makes net neutrality rules less effective

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) hasn’t taken any step to remove the net neutrality rules, but it has started picking apart the controversial regulations to make them less effective.

On Thursday, the Republican-led commission voted 2-1 to suspend the net neutrality transparency prerequisite for providers of broadband services with fewer than 250,000 customers.

Under the Democratic Obama administration, such exclusions were only available for broadband providers with fewer than 100,000 customers.

Tesla Model 3 production to start in July

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Tesla Model 3 production to start in July

Elon Musk-led Tesla Motors Inc. announced on Wednesday that the production of its Model 3 electric car (e-car) will start in July, and the production will be boosted to five thousand cars per week by the end of 2017.

The e-car maker also revealed that the production of the new vehicle will further be boosted to 10,000 vehicles a week in 2018.

Tesla made the announcement in its latest letter to its shareholders, restating CEO Musk’s projections that he made in April last year.

Uber expands its self-driving program to Tempe, Arizona

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Uber expands its self-driving program to Tempe, Arizona

Uber Technologies Inc.’s self-driving cars have finally become operational in Tempe, Arizona, allowing the Grand Canyon State residents to test the ride-hailing company’s automated technology.

The ride-hailing company has confirmed that Tempe has become the second city where people can test the company’s self-driving Volvo XC90 cars. Anyone who requests an UberX in the city will be provided with an autonomous car, if one is available.

EU data privacy watchdogs still concerned over Windows 10 OS settings

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EU data privacy watchdogs still concerned over Windows 10 OS settings

EU data protection watchdogs are still concerned about the privacy settings of Microsoft’s Windows 10 OS, despite the American software giant announced numerous amendments to the installation process.

The watchdogs, a group comprised of the EU’s 28 authorities responsible for ensuring consumers’ data protection, last year expressed concerns about default installation settings of Microsoft’s Windows 10 OS.

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