the Race to develop self-driven cars is in full swing and now moves a part of the race into the courtroom.Alphabet, Google's parent company, is true, namely Uber for stealing technology from Googlebilen Waymo, reports IDG News.The case of the so-called lidar technology with sensors and light, a technique that is crucial for that self-driven cars should be able to read by the environment.the Technology must have been stolen by a former employee of Waymo who then left to found the company Otto, who takes up self-driven trucks and Uber bought last year.According to the Waymo to the former employee have downloaded the 14 000 strictly confidential design files.It also points out that it is only taken Uber a few months to get their lidarsystem while it took Google seven years to develop it.
Alexa-brawl, Pixel-review and poorly synchronized lip movements.Amazon's digital assistant, Alexa, has become embroiled in a us court case.the Police want to request data from the Alexa's voice-activated commands to use in the investigation of its owner, who is suspected of murder.Amazon refuses to disclose the information.The Next Web review of Google's new mobile phone Pixel, and find the good, but a bit dull.Mashable a closer look at the poison that was used in the assassination of Kim Jong-uns brother.
Studentvikarierna that are related to the service, in turn, is a notice when free time pops up.Something that it turned out to be in great demand.Last year, sales increased to 24 million and the company made a profit of half a million.When we started two years ago, we had 30 to 40 stand-ins.It is a bit difficult to grasp that we have grown so”, says Kristofer Persson.That the profit decreased last year is due, according to him, in that they invested a lot on technological development and on the growth during the year.
the Kindred, formerly known as Unibet, is interested in buying Danish License Spil if the state decides to sell and it is all about a potential deal worth up to 4 billion Danish krone."We are ready to buy a Danish License Spil.We value that the price is three to four billion, and we are ready to invest.We're just waiting for a response from the Danish government," says Kindreds ceo Henrik Tjärnström to the newspaper Børsen.Spellicenserna refer to, among other Odds, Casino and Poker, but excludes, however, different types of lotteries.the Left are strong advocates of a sale while the Danish people's party and the social democrats are opposed to a sale.
That e-sport stars (e-sports is to compete in a variety of forms of computer games) earn the massive sums of money when they win big tournaments is well known.But for us mere mortals, there are few opportunities to compete like the pros in a simple way.It want to startup Challengermode, founded in 2014, change on.Their platform, allowing anyone to compete for the money in the big games.the Goal: to create one of the leading platforms for e-sports in the world.Now Challengermode secured its second round, can Breakit tell you.
Google's parent company, Alphabet, has filed a lawsuit against taxiapptjänsten Uber who is accused of having stolen the technology for self-driven vehicles, reports the AFP.According to the Alphabet, a manager at the subsidiary Waymo have taken with them the technical data when he left to launch their own business, Otto, which later was bought up by the Uber for 680 million dollars.Waymo now want to stop Otto and Uber from using what they believe is the patented technology.in Addition, the required damages but the exact amount is not specified.
On Wednesday night, the family sold stenbeck's investment company Kinnevik half of its shares in Rocket Internet.Sales generated around 2 billion sek Kinnevik but also had the Rocket share on the case.During Thursday fell over 10 percent on the Frankfurt stock exchange.It was the family stenbeck's head of Cristina Stenbeck as in the beginning of the 2000s, started cooperation with the German Rocket Internet, which started by Oliver Samwer.Now, it seems, however, their paths separated again.On Thursday evening, commented Kinnevik's acting ceo Joakim Andersson sale:
Disney says up to 80 people at Maker studios, thus reducing the aid to the Youtube creators that are supported by Maker Studios unit, according to a person with the transparency of The Wall Street Journal.Disney bought the company three years ago for 675 million dollars, or almost 6.1 billion.Then in december, Disney attempted to integrate the activities of the division for consumer products and interactive activities, a strategy to become more profitable.Maker Studios will now concentrate on supporting the 300 content creators on Youtube who has many followers and is considered to be current in order to work within any other division of Disney, according to the whistleblower.the Company focuses thus on fewer content creators than the previous market 60 000 creators channels and advertising sales.
But a patented software and 15 million in his pocket to make it easier and more fun to go shopping with your cell phone.Touchize was founded in early 2014 by Tom Gajdos, a civil engineer with 12 years of experience in the mobilbolag that Ericsson and Sony Mobile in Malmö, sweden.the Idea was to build a software company to improve the shopping experience in tablets and smart phones.Among other things, the customer can simply ”drag-and-drop” items on the screen into the virtual shopping cart.create a more physically navigation system, made for a touch screen.We want to replace the boring process toward a shopping experience,” says Tom Gajdos, who also is chief technology officer at Touchize.
A new study shows that bumble bees, with their small brains, are capable of complex tasks.anyone who thinks that a bumble bee is a small insect that is capable of flying around and searching for food can think about.If a treat awaits as a reward is bumble bees fully capable to learn to roll a ball into a goal, according to a new study published in the journal Science.Lars Chittka, one of the authors of the report and a professor at Queen Mary University of London, says that the study is ”the final nail in the coffin” for the idea that small brains limit the insects to just have an easier learning ability.the Bees were trained one at a time, roll a ball of about the same size as themselves.Not until the ball had reached a specific goal was awarded the bumblebee with a little sugar.
Google's parent company, Alphabet, accusing it and the taxi comapny Uber of having stolen the technology for self-driven cars.According to the Alphabet took a former manager in the subsidiary Waymo technical data with him when he left off to start their own business.the Manager's company was later bought by Uber and is now taxiföretagets device for self-driven vehicles, Otto.According to the medieuppgifter paid Uber the equivalent of just over six billion sek for the company.In a lawsuit accused Uber of ”premeditated theft” of technology, which Waymo claims to have invested tens of millions of dollars in. Waymo requires that Uber and partly to be stopped from using the technology, partly forced to pay damages.the Swedish Volvo Cars is partnering with Uber on a project where the XC90-cars in San Francisco are equipped with the technology to be able to run themselves.
Orbital Systems innovative shower uninstalled on the pilot plant in Malmö for the problem.Then want to startupbolaget take over the operation of the bathhouse.the business idea has attracted a number of venture capitalists with Skypegrundaren Niklas Zennström at the tip to stop at least sek 80 million in what's been called the ”duscharnas Tesla”.the Attention was great in both the Swedish and the foreign media then Kallbadhuset in Malmö in the autumn of 2013 was the first to intstallera the company's ”rymdteknikduschar”.the Initiative has been described as an important pilot project for Orbital Systems.Against this background, I would like to say that they have worked very well under the circumstances,” says Mehrdad Mahdjoubi, founder and managing director of Orbital Systems.
the Summer of 2015 signed it then noted lånebolaget Trustbuddy a completely new direction from Klarna.Topprekryteringarna from Klarna soon discovered that something was seriously wrong with Trustbuddys lending schemes.Suddenly there was one of Sweden's most prominent fintech team without a mission.But now a little over a year later, they've found a new mission: Betalo (NTL).Betalo started 2012 with a service that makes it possible to pay bills with the card.the Founder Eli Daniel Keren, however, has always had the ambition to build a mobilbank with several different services.
Some iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus and 6s Plus devices could basically go dark unexpectedly, forcing a user to have to plug them into an outlet to get them to power back on.Apple has been working on this very annoying bug and it says it has come up with a fix of sorts that should mitigate the problem on a majority of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s devices.The fix is actually already on your iPhone if you have installed iOS 10.2.1 — something that around 50 percent of iOS users have already done.After letting the fix simmer on customer devices, Apple now has statistics to share on how it has improved the issue, citing 80 percent reduction on iPhone 6s and 70 percent reduction on iPhone 6 devices.It s also important to note that there was a similar but different issue that had the same unexpected shutdown symptoms late last year that resulted in a battery recall of some devices.Here is the comment they provided to TechCrunch today:
Zalora, the Rocket Internet-backed online fashion store, is continuing its retreat from Asia.The firm sold off its businesses in Vietnam and Thailand last year, and now it is withdrawing from the Philippines and Indonesia.Yesterday it transpired that Zalora sold 49 percent of its Philippines-based operations to local real estate firm Ayala, as E27 reported, but it is in the process of closing a similar deal in Indonesia.Zalora is in negotiations with retail group MAP with a view to a controlling investment or acquisition, a source with knowledge of discussions told TechCrunch.MAP operates close to 2,000 retail outlets in Indonesia, including departure stores, fashion outlets and more in partnership with global firms like Zara and Marks and Spencer.MAP is listed on the Indonesian stock exchange and has over 22,000 staff.
Now, it is reported on companies that use voice and chattbaserade virtual assistants, so-called bots, in order to facilitate devops-bets.Among the data that bottarna is extremely noticeable that the monitor applikationsdrift and launch virtual machines.Besides the obvious reason to relieve people of their work can bottarna also help with consistent management of the different tasks.Among the platforms that are used is noticeable, for example, Amazon's Alexa.– One living can perform specified tasks and to report on the outcomes of the channels so that everyone can see them, " explains Milan Hanson, an analyst at Forrester Research, IDG News.Bottarna can't at least help to detect and solve problems that arise.
the Swedish gaming company is facing increasing competition from foreign gaming companies.The past year has Swedish actors Swedish Game, ATG and Postkodlotteriet, to see how competitors such as the German Bet365 and Arcade Unibet to grow everything faster, even in sports betting.Which also makes it an increasingly important platform for Svenska spel, which now consolidates on digital marketing and buying into a platform for data-driven marketing.But the question is how well the initiative fits with their other mission: to prevent gambling addiction.Ads primary purpose is to encourage purchase of a product or service. " I see it as the opposite, that we get even better opportunities to know with whom we should communicate, but more than that with which we are not supposed to communicate with.
While messaging apps like WhatsApp, Messenger, Snapchat and WeChat rake in ever more users, features and relationships with key brands, and Apple s iMessage continues to play strong with iPhone users, Android and search giant Google today announced a big step forward in its own strategy to bring its own native, enhanced, native messaging service to more Android devices — a play for Google to help carriers raise their own native messaging game, and stay in the messaging game itself in the future.Today the Android giant is announcing that 27 more carriers and device manufacturers have signed on to its list of supporting partners for Rich Communications Services RCS — an initiative to add more dynamic features like group chat, high-res photo sharing, read receipts and typing indicators as defaults to the basic, native Android Messages SMS chat app, which will now incorporate RCS alongside MMS and SMS services.Alongside this, it s also opening up a new program for brands and messaging providers to develop more enhanced messages for the platform.Carrier partners include Vodafone, Orange, Deutsche Telekom and Globe, while OEMs now include LG, Motorola, Sony, HTC, ZTE, Micromax, Nokia, Archos, BQ, Cherry Mobile, Condor, Fly, General Mobile, Lanix, LeEco, Lava, Kyocera, MyPhone, QMobile, Symphony and Wiko, in addition to Google s own Pixel and Android One handsets, bringing the number of subscribers now covered by Android Messages to about 1 billion globally.The news is timed in a specific way: we are days away from the big MWC mobile conference in Barcelona, and this is Google s way of saying it is continuing to making more inroads into that market.Google is adding new features like Voice over LTE support to Project Fi every day.
Written by: Tito Hamze, John MannesHosted and edited by: Tito HamzeI don t know what to wear on Crunch Report It s a hard decision and I suck at dressing myself .If you are a startup and want to me to wear something mail me an XL T-shirt and I ll wear it in an episode.I m not going to mention the company on the shirt in the episode but it will be there.No offensive stuff, it s totally at my discretion if I wear it.
Cloudflare revealed a serious bug in its software today that caused sensitive data like passwords, cookies, authentication tokens to spill in plaintext from its customers websites.However, the most severe leakage occurred between Feb. 13 and Feb. 18, when around 1 in every 3,300,000 HTTP requests to Cloudflare sites would have caused data to be exposed.Attackers could have accessed the data in real-time, or later through search engine caches.Cloudflare notes in its announcement of the issue that even at its peak, data only leaked in about 0.00003% of requests.It doesn t sound like much, but Cloudflare s massive customer base includes categories like dating websites and password managers, which host particularly sensitive data.He emphasized that not all of those leakages would have contained secret information.