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Microsoft’s new privacy dashboard lets you manage location, search, browsing, and Cortana data

Microsoft today launched a privacy dashboard that lets you manage and review all the activity data collected about you through its various products and services. The company also detailed privacy improvements coming as part of the Windows 10 Creators Update. The privacy dashboard is web-based, meaning you can access it from anywhere with your Microsoft […]

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Hyperloop One has a short list of cities for its 760-mile-per-hour trains

Hyperloop One is working on a transportation technology that can make trains go as fast as 760 miles per hour. The company has raised $160 million in several rounds to build the transportation systems that seem like something out of science fiction. Despite a lawsuit from former high-ranking employees, the company has moved swiftly to […]

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Gears of War 4 gets 2 classic maps from the franchise’s past

Would you like some nostalgia with your chainsaws and shotguns? Microsoft announced today that Gears of War 4 is getting two maps from the series’ past. The content unlocked today for those who paid for the season pass, and it’ll become free for everyone on January 17. The third-person shooter launched last October for Xbox One […]

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Port Authority of NY-NJ admits wrongdoing over roadway projects

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has agreed to pay $400,000 to settle charges it failed to inform investors of risks to roadway projects, becoming the first municipal bond issuer to admit wrongdoing in an enforcement action with U.S. securities regulators.

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Technical head Lowe leaves F1 champions Mercedes

LONDON (Reuters) – Technical head Paddy Lowe is leaving Formula One world champions Mercedes and has started a period of ‘gardening leave’, the team said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Crowdsourced AI-training platform Spare5 rebrands as Mighty AI and raises $14 million from Intel, GV, others

Spare5, a gig economy startup that uses the general public to help train companies’ artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms, has today relaunched as Mighty AI and announced a $14 million funding round led by Intel Capital, with participation from other new investors GV (Google Ventures) and Accenture Ventures. Existing investors Foundry Group, Madrona Venture Group, and […]

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About 11.5 million people signed up for Obamacare plans November 1-December 24

(Reuters) – Roughly 11.5 million people signed up for individual health plan coverage under U.S. President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24, an increase of 286,000 from a year earlier, according to government figures released on Tuesday.

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Brazil watchdog sees 5G wireless auctions only after 2020

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil will auction off rights to operate so-called fifth-generation mobile phone licenses only after 2020, when global regulators and carriers agree on main terms for the bandwidth and frequencies for the new technology, the president of industry watchdog Anatel said on Tuesday.

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Robert Scoble, CES madness, and the iPhone 8 rumor mill – VB Engage

Travis and Stewart are back with a bang after the holiday break with Season Two of VB Engage! It’s exactly like last season but even better, because it’s available now. In this episode, we continue our series of Web Summit interviews with the one and only Robert Scoble, who was carrying a Microsoft HoloLens in […]

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MyndBlue Elects Serial Medical/Digital Health Entrepreneur Nancy Briefs

PRESS RELEASE: BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–January 10, 2017– MyndBlue, an mHealth company that has developed a wearable-but-discreet medical device which is designed to detect a relapse of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in advance of a crisis, announced today that it has elected Serial Medical/Digital Health Entrepreneur, Nancy Briefs, as a director. […]

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