Apple is rebuilding Maps from the ground up

I’m not sure if you’re aware, but the launch of Apple Maps ran poorly. After a rough first impression, an apology from the CEO, several years of patching holes with data partnerships and some glimmers of sun with long-awaited transit directions and improvements in business, parking and place data, Apple Maps is still not where […]

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San Francisco’s scooter war: city makes back as ‘unlawful’ schemes flood streets

City officials send cease-and-desist letters to electric scooter startups, as local residents complain the unregulated schemes are a nuisance Some people are flinging the scooters into trash cans and lakes. Others are tripping over them on the sidewalk, complaining of broken toes and dangerous collisions. The San Francisco war over electric scooters- which several startups […]

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Sebastian Thrun:’ The costs of the air taxi system could be less than an Uber’

The Google X founder on flying taxis, the healthcare employs for AI and why we havent seen the last of Google Glass Sebastian Thrun isn’t your ordinary Silicon Valley computer geek -cum -Stanford professor. The 51 -year-old artificial intelligence and robotics scientist is responsible for co-developing Google Street View , pioneering self-driving autoes, founding Google […]

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Fit in my 40 s:’ It’s not Grand Theft Auto thrilling. But VR operating is incredible’ | Zoe Williams

There might be a 5k for beginners starting in 15 minutes, and when you join it you can see all these avatars running with you Zwift began as a virtual cycling idea: video graphics programmer and amateur triathlete Jon Mayfield fabricated it after the birth of his first infant, his PR told me,” when he […]

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Is the mass sharing of driverless cars about to reshape our suburbs?

Sidewalk Labs believes personal car ownership is about to become history, stimulating suburbiums most accessible and better for walking and cycling. But what if it simply means people jostle each child into a different car to get to school? A few months ago I interviewed Klaus Bondam, head of the Danish cycling union and formerly […]

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‘Be Best’: does Melania Trump’s oddly named initiative breach the laws of grammar?

A Guardian copy editor unpacks the central grammatical flaw in the first ladys new campaign. Is this[ the] best the White House can do? At the White House on Monday, Melania Trump unveiled a campaign to keep infants happy and healthy in today’s hyperconnected, often unsettling world. The name of this lofty and laudable effort? […]

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Uber’s scandals, gaffes and PR catastrophes: the full list

The company has had a seemingly never-ending string of blunders, from its controversial CEO to questionable tactics and sexual harassment claims Uber has been rocked by a steady creek of scandals and negative publicity in recent years, including revelations of questionable snoop programs, a high-stakes technology suit, claims of sexual harassment and discrimination and embarrassing […]

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Uber’s scandals, gaffes and PR disasters: the full list

The company has had a apparently never-ending string of blunders, from its controversial CEO to questionable tactics and sexual harassment claims Uber has been rocked by a steady creek of scandals and negative advertising in recent years, including revelations of questionable snoop programs, a high-stakes technology lawsuit, claims of sexual harassment and discrimination and embarrassing […]

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Uber admits to self-driving automobile ‘problem’ in bike lanes as safety concerns mount

Engineers were working to fix programming flaw that could have deadly outcomes for cyclists days after Uber announced it would openly defy California regulators Uber has admitted that there is a problem with the style autonomous vehicles traverse bike lanes, creating serious questions about the safety of cyclists days after the company announced that the […]

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My week as an Uber courier: my bike get stolen, but I kept my five-star rating

Delivering everything from books to falafel sandwiches was easy, but excessive the times of downtime stimulate the prospect of earning a consistent living grim Nicholas pads down the stairs of his apartment building on Broome Street in New Yorks Soho neighbourhood where the cheapest two-bedroom unit costs more than$ 2m in his boxers and a […]

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