Tag: Techmeme

Tesla is dealing with the failure to achieve full self-driving by shifting goalposts, as it continues using its customers as unpaid safety drivers for its tech (Timothy B. Lee/Ars Technica)

Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica: Tesla is dealing with the failure to achieve full self-driving by shifting goalposts, as it continues using its customers as unpaid safety drivers for its tech  —  Tesla just shifted the goalposts for “full self-driving” technology.  —  An overhaul to Tesla’s Autopilot webpage might represent … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2HuICRB

As ride-hailing and p2p lending face govt. scrutiny in China, a number of state-backed startups have entered those sectors increasing the pressure on incumbents (Financial Times)

Financial Times: As ride-hailing and p2p lending face govt. scrutiny in China, a number of state-backed startups have entered those sectors increasing the pressure on incumbents  —  Technology start-ups in two of China’s hottest sectors are facing a fresh rush of competition as state-backed rivals push into ride-hailing and peer-to-peer lending. from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2tUIt1I https://ift.tt/gaIxo5

Profile of FTC chairman Joseph Simons, who wants the agency to have more direct authority to oversee privacy practices and fine companies (Cecilia Kang/New York Times)

Cecilia Kang / New York Times: Profile of FTC chairman Joseph Simons, who wants the agency to have more direct authority to oversee privacy practices and fine companies  —  WASHINGTON — The Federal Trade Commission has no shortage of critics who say it cannot protect Americans from the prying eyes of Big Tech. from Techmeme

A deep dive into Apple’s plan to stop mining the earth “one day” suggests that it will not happen until Apple overhauls its business model (Maddie Stone/Gizmodo)

Maddie Stone / Gizmodo: A deep dive into Apple’s plan to stop mining the earth “one day” suggests that it will not happen until Apple overhauls its business model  —  This week, we are writing about waste and trash, examining the junk that dominates our lives, and digging through garbage for treasure. from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2EXxKJX

An overview of how advances of modern AI research can help developers build more sophisticated and immersive games (Nick Statt/The Verge)

Nick Statt / The Verge: An overview of how advances of modern AI research can help developers build more sophisticated and immersive games  —  The advances of modern AI research could bring unprecedented benefits to game development  —  The Mind Game, as it’s called, is designed primarily to gauge the psychological state … from Techmeme

By shifting focus to private messaging, Facebook is getting closer to emulating WeChat, which has made Apple’s control of iOS largely irrelevant in China (Will Oremus/Slate)

Will Oremus / Slate: By shifting focus to private messaging, Facebook is getting closer to emulating WeChat, which has made Apple’s control of iOS largely irrelevant in China  —  The social network’s “pivot to privacy” puts iOS in its crosshairs.  Welcome to tech’s next big rivalry. from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2EXPa9k https://ift.tt/gaIxo5

After YouTube recategorized “Brie Larson”, star of Captain Marvel, as news in search, its algorithm surfaced videos from news publishers, pushing down trolls (Julia Alexander/The Verge)

Julia Alexander / The Verge: After YouTube recategorized “Brie Larson”, star of Captain Marvel, as news in search, its algorithm surfaced videos from news publishers, pushing down trolls  —  How a simple ‘news’ tag can change everything  —  If you searched “Brie Larson” on YouTube a couple of days ago … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2tYMm5L https://ift.tt/gaIxo5

After YouTube recategorized “Brie Larson”, star of Captain Marvel, as news in search, its algorithm surfaced videos from news publishers, pushing down trolls (Julia Alexander/The Verge)

Julia Alexander / The Verge: After YouTube recategorized “Brie Larson”, star of Captain Marvel, as news in search, its algorithm surfaced videos from news publishers, pushing down trolls  —  How a simple ‘news’ tag can change everything  —  If you searched “Brie Larson” on YouTube a couple of days ago … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2tYMm5L https://ift.tt/gaIxo5

After YouTube recategorized “Brie Larson”, star of Captain Marvel, as news in search, its algorithm surfaced videos from news publishers, pushing down trolls (Julia Alexander/The Verge)

Julia Alexander / The Verge: After YouTube recategorized “Brie Larson”, star of Captain Marvel, as news in search, its algorithm surfaced videos from news publishers, pushing down trolls  —  How a simple ‘news’ tag can change everything  —  If you searched “Brie Larson” on YouTube a couple of days ago … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2tYMm5L https://ift.tt/gaIxo5

After YouTube recategorized “Brie Larson”, star of Captain Marvel, as news in search, its algorithm surfaced videos from news publishers, pushing down trolls (Julia Alexander/The Verge)

Julia Alexander / The Verge: After YouTube recategorized “Brie Larson”, star of Captain Marvel, as news in search, its algorithm surfaced videos from news publishers, pushing down trolls  —  How a simple ‘news’ tag can change everything  —  If you searched “Brie Larson” on YouTube a couple of days ago … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2tYMm5L https://ift.tt/gaIxo5

After YouTube recategorized “Brie Larson”, star of Captain Marvel, as news in search, its algorithm surfaced videos from news publishers, pushing down trolls (Julia Alexander/The Verge)

Julia Alexander / The Verge: After YouTube recategorized “Brie Larson”, star of Captain Marvel, as news in search, its algorithm surfaced videos from news publishers, pushing down trolls  —  How a simple ‘news’ tag can change everything  —  If you searched “Brie Larson” on YouTube a couple of days ago … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2tYMm5L https://ift.tt/gaIxo5

Samsung Galaxy Buds review: compact and unobtrusive, with better than expected sound, but are finicky outside of the Samsung ecosystem (Vlad Savov/The Verge)

Vlad Savov / The Verge: Samsung Galaxy Buds review: compact and unobtrusive, with better than expected sound, but are finicky outside of the Samsung ecosystem  —  Getting as many things right as wrong  —  When I was in high school, shopping for new earphones with a single £20 note as my budget, I used to
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