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After my trip to SXSW and a couple of days off, today is that most scary of days - the 'catch up with everything AND do everything that needs doing today' day. Better get on with it, but here's what I've been reading.
– Mar 19, 2017, 2:00 PM
A top secret division within Facebook called Building 8 is working on at least four unannounced consumer hardware products. One product involves cameras and augmented reality, the futuristic tech that overlays virtual objects onto the real world.
Martin BryantI can't help but wonder if a pair of glasses that let you take first-person perspective videos might be first.
Jeff Jones, the president of Uber, is quitting the car-hailing company after less than a year. The move by the No. 2 exec, said sources, is directly related to the multiple controversies there, including explosive charges of sexism and sexual…
Martin BryantMore trouble for Uber. At the very least, the optics aren't good.
A civil war between news and opinion has broken out at the New York Times. In a Times op-ed posted online Friday, Louise Mensch, a writer and former member of UK Parliament, gives her suggestion for what questions the House Intelligence Committee…
Martin BryantNot the first argument Louise Mensch has started, and it won't be the last.
– Mar 19, 2017, 7:05 AM
Some think the excitement around Artificial Intelligence is overhyped. They might be right. But if they're wrong, we're on the precipice of something really big. We can't afford to ignore what might be the biggest technological leap since the…
Martin BryantSilicon Valley startup Accelerator Y Combinator is going to try its first vertical - artificial intelligence.
Gabe Rivera was halfway through his lamb gyro when it became clear he'd been spotted. It was the middle of the lunch rush at a bustling upscale food court in downtown San Francisco and Rivera was looking to maintain a low profile. His plans were…
Martin BryantProfile of Gabe Rivera, whose site Techmeme is taken for granted by many in tech as a daily one-stop shop for tech news. Somehow, it's barely changed in 12 years.