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Jeff Grubb / VentureBeat:
Valve's Steam Direct to replace Steam Greenlight, will charge developers a fixed fee to submit a game instead of relying on users to vet submissions   —  Valve wants to take itself out of the equation when it comes to the Steam PC gaming marketplace, and that means it is ending …
Feb 10, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Agam Shah / PCWorld:
D-Wave Systems launches 2000Q, a quantum computer with 2000 qubits, priced at $15M and double the size of its existing quantum computer   —  D-Wave's 2000Q quantum computer will ship to select customers but could ultimately be available to others via the cloud
Jan 24, 2017, 7:45 PMIn context
Jessi Hempel / Backchannel:
How BitTorrent has failed to find a successful business model despite its widely used protocol and has pursued a costly, fruitless path under new leadership   —  How a group of valley outsiders blew through the company's cash and nearly left it for dead.  —  Last April, a pair …
Jan 11, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Alex Davies / Wired:
Nissan is working on a teleoperation system for allowing human operators to remotely control self-driving cars in tricky situations   —  “This is it!”  Maarten Sierhuis says.  “I mean, look at this.”  He points to a photo of road construction at an intersection in Sunnyvale, California …
Jan 8, 2017, 12:05 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Lyft more than doubles Q4 ridership year-over-year to 52.6M, with 18.7M in December alone compared to Uber's 78M   —  President John Zimmer says the is paring back incentives and is on a path toward overall profitability  —  Ride-hailing service Lyft Inc. more than doubled its quarterly ridership …
Jan 5, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
Cadie Thompson / Business Insider:
General Motors CEO Mary Barra on firm's path into self-driving era, how GM pilot programs will differ from competitors', future of personal car ownership, more   —  GM's CEO, Mary Barra, thinks your car could soon turn into a “second office.”  —  With autonomous cars on the horizon …
Dec 12, 2016, 11:35 AMIn context
David Ruddock / Android Police:
Steve Kondik leaves Cyanogen Inc., blames co-founder and CEO Kirt McMaster for company's troubles, ponders what's next for CyanogenMod   —  Steve Kondik has left a statement about the rather troubling news coming out of Cyanogen Inc. this week on the [private] official CyanogenMod developer Google+ community …
Dec 2, 2016, 4:05 PMIn context
Brian Womack / Bloomberg:
Oracle says its $9.3B deal to buy NetSuite will close Monday after 53% of eligible NetSuite stockholders endorse the acquisition   —  Endorsement ends conflict, clears way for key acquisition  —  Deal receives 53 percent support from Netsuite stockholders  —  NetSuite Inc. shareholders …
Nov 5, 2016, 12:30 PMIn context
Scott Moritz / Bloomberg:
Sources: over next 2-5 years, AT&T will expand into original programming via acquisitions; CEO Stephenson has target list of 40+ companies, some worth $2B-$50B   —  Largest U.S. pay-TV provider wants to cut programming costs  —  CEO said to keep list of 40 cos., some potential purchases
Oct 5, 2016, 12:45 PMIn context
Todd C. Frankel / Washington Post:
How cobalt sourced from dangerous mines in DR Congo ends up inside Lithium-ion batteries powering devices made by Apple, Samsung, Tesla, and other tech firms   —  Photos by Michael Robinson Chavez … The sun was rising over one of the richest mineral deposits on Earth, in one of the poorest countries …
Oct 1, 2016, 5:35 PMIn context

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