Uber CEO: We’re Going After Groceries Next

Uber is digging deeper into the business of food. From a report: Uber’s restaurant delivery business “Eats” hit $6 billion in bookings earlier this year, growing over 200%, quickly becoming a crown jewel for the ride-sharing company. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said given the success in the delivery of food, the next logical step is to enter the grocery space. “We will move into grocery. That’s fundamental. A lot more…

October 9, 2018
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How a driver-centric social network can empower truckers

After the rise of Facebook and Twitter in the mid-2000s, countless copycat social media sites popped up across the Internet, seeking to engage and connect more niche communities. Almost every industry saw the creation of occupation-specific social networks. Some flourished, but hundreds of others quickly disappeared, failing to maintain enough… Source: http://www.joc.com

October 9, 2018
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Microsoft Releases October 2018 Security Updates

Original release date: October 09, 2018 Microsoft has released updates to address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft’s October 2018 Security Update Summary and Deployment Information and apply the necessary updates. This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy. Source: https://www.us-cert.gov

October 9, 2018
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Google launches Live Albums, which uses AI to automate the sharing of photos with groups of people and displays them on the Home Hub as they are taken (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

October 9, 2018

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Google launches Live Albums, which uses AI to automate the sharing of photos with groups of people and displays them on the Home Hub as they are taken  —  Just ahead of today’s Google’s hardware event, the company quietly rolled out an update to its Google Photos application which introduces a new … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Google Launches Third-Gen Chromecast With 60fps Video, Multiroom Audio Support

Alongside the new Pixel smartphones, and the Pixel Slate laptop-tablet hybrid, Google on Tuesday also announced a new version of its Chromecast streaming adapter, the third generation of the company’s streaming device, which supports playback video at higher frame rates and can also stream multiroom audio. From a report: The new device goes on sale Tuesday in the U.S., Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Great Britain, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway,…

October 9, 2018
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Sony Sues Hacker for Selling Jailbroken PS4s on eBay

Sony bought two of the jailbroken consoles sold via eBay, allegedly by a California man. Bundled with one of the consoles was instructions on how to run the ‘exploit’ software code to break Sony’s anti-piracy protections, the company’s lawsuit claims. Source: http://feeds.pcmag.com

October 9, 2018
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