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Humans again to blame for latest accidents involving Google autonomous cars

The driverless cars were involved in two crashes during June, neither of which resulted in injuries


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Prototype wave energy device passes grid-connected pilot test

According to the DOE, the device, called Azura, was recently launched and installed in a 30-meter test berth at the Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site (WETS) in Kaneohe Bay, on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.

Microsoft offers researchers $500K to work on HoloLens

A new program will set up five qualified teams with a grant and a pair of HoloLens development kits

Cisco invests in virtual networker

6WIND will accelerate server-based routing and security

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Drawing and writing (poorly) with HP Pro Slate 8

In this video demonstration, Howard Wen shows the not-entirely-accurate ability of the HP Pro Slate 8 to depict handwriting and drawing on a pad of paper.

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The truth about Intel's Broadwell vs. Haswell CPU

We test identical notebooks with Intel's 4th-gen and 5th-gen CPUs to see how different they really are.

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New products of the week 07.06.2015

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as Spikes Security and JumpCloud.

Uber throws in the towel in battle with French taxi drivers

The company has suspended its UberPop service in France following attacks from taxi drivers unhappy with the service

Reddit sections go dark after exit of staffer

Some moderators claim they should have been consulted

Microsoft buries hatchet with Kyocera, ending litigation

A deal between the two companies puts an end to a lawsuit over Android patents

Supreme Court justices hold stock in tech vendors, other firms

Justices' financial disclosure forms aren't available online, Fix the Court says

Bevy of cheap LTE smartphones on the way, Qualcomm says

Products powered by the Snapdragon 210 processor have been slower to arrive than the chip maker expected

Intel shuffles ranks, President Renée James to exit

James will pursue a CEO role elsewhere

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, July 2

Line up for IPv4 addresses... HP makes PC/enterprise split official... PayPal to buy money transfer service Xoom

After Uber ruling, pressure mounts on companies to reclassify contractors

New suits claim the contract workers are in effect employees

PayPal to acquire money transfer service Xoom for $890 million

The deal comes as PayPal prepares to split itself off from parent company eBay

Intel's first Skylake chips coming in first week of August

The first Skylake chips will be the high-end gaming chips, according to a source

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Breakthrough could make it easier to lay fiber at long distances

Scientists say they've found a way to stretch fiber further without distortion, thus eliminating expensive repeaters.

Skype for Business preview adds support for massive meetings, cloud-based phone administration

Businesses can begin testing the new features now, with a full release expected later this year

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