Uber Self-Driving Cars Back On Public Roads, But In Manual Mode

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Uber is putting its autonomous vehicles back on Pittsburgh’s city streets, four months after a fatal accident involving one of its self-driving cars prompted the ride-hailing company to halt testing on public roads. But for now, Uber’s modified self-driving Volvo XC90 vehicles will only be driven manually by humans and under a new set of safety standards that includes real-time monitoring of…

July 24, 2018
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AT&T reports Q2 revenues of $39B, down from $39.8B YoY, vs. $39.39B expected, in its first quarter since completing its acquisition of Time Warner (Chloe Aiello/CNBC)

July 24, 2018

Chloe Aiello / CNBC: AT&T reports Q2 revenues of $39B, down from $39.8B YoY, vs. $39.39B expected, in its first quarter since completing its acquisition of Time Warner  —  – Investors will be watching closely to see how CEO Randall Stephenson lays out his strategic vision, especially concerning investment … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Head of Snap’s Spectacles division, Mark Randall, tells staff he’s leaving to start his own company, marking the second leadership change for the product (Alex Heath/Cheddar)

July 24, 2018

Alex Heath / Cheddar: Head of Snap’s Spectacles division, Mark Randall, tells staff he’s leaving to start his own company, marking the second leadership change for the product  —  The head of Snapchat’s Spectacles division, Mark Randall, has left the company.  —  Randall, who was Snap Inc.’s vice president of hardware … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Hack Naked News #182 – July 24, 2018

This week, Edgy XSS bypass, hacking fitness tracking in China, Russian hackers love power, leaky backups, Google hates Phishing for Google employees, Apache Tomcat, Solaris vulnerabilities that weren’t really fixed, OpenWhisk fails to beat a vulnerabil…

July 24, 2018
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Pinterest’s head of engineering Li Fan leaves for scooter startup Lime (Michelle Castillo/CNBC)

July 24, 2018

Michelle Castillo / CNBC: Pinterest’s head of engineering Li Fan leaves for scooter startup Lime  —  Pinterest’s head of engineering Li Fan is leaving the company to become head of engineering of scooter company Lime.  —  “I joined Pinterest because I saw a rare opportunity to bring together my passions for engineering … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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