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Palantir Settles Discrimination Claims for $1.7M

By Tom Brant April 26, 2017 06:58pm EST Palantir must pay again wages and the worth of inventory choices to a number of Asian candidates it handed over for employment, along with re-extending job provides. Palantir, a data-mining agency that counts controversial Silicon Valley entrepreneur Peter Thiel amongst its co-founders, will

Google Residence Can Now Assist You Cook dinner

By Tom Brant April 26, 2017 05:41pm EST And in case you’d reasonably daydream about seeing the hit musical Hamilton as an alternative of cooking dinner, Google may also help you out with that, too. Google Assistant can now help within the kitchen, assuming that is the place you have

California invoice would drive utilities to provide rebates for energy-storage programs

A invoice that lately received state Senate committee approval would make California the primary state to require utilities to dole out rebates to prospects who set up power storage programs. The Energy Storage Initiative (SB700) was permitted final week by the state’s Senate Vitality, Utilities and Communications Committee and is awaiting a full senate vote. The invoice, authored by State Sen. Scott Wiener, a Democrat, would require the electrical utilities

Sergey Brin May be Constructing a Big Dirigible

By Tom Brant April 26, 2017 02:42pm EST The Google co-founder is constructing an airship in a hangar close to the corporate’s headquarters, Bloomberg reported. Google’s presence at Moffett Subject (pictured above), a former air base and NASA analysis facility situated three miles from the search large’s headquarters in Mountain

FCC Chairman Strikes to Eradicate Web Neutrality Rules

By Chloe Albanesius April 26, 2017 03:40pm EST FCC Chairman Ajit Pai circulated a proposal to his fellow commissioners that might reverse a 2015 resolution to reclassify broadband as a telecom service, or Title II. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai right this moment moved to dismantle the online neutrality guidelines put in

26 Breathtaking Pics From Cassini’s Journey to Saturn

Evan Dashevsky 26 Breathtaking Pics From Cassini’s Journey to Saturn Earlier than Cassini goes out like a gangsta, try these photos from its 20-year mission. Earlier than Cassini goes out like a gangsta, try these photos from its 20-year mission. By Evan Dashevsky four/26/2017 1:20:00 PM 27 Keep in mind being 19?

Amazon Look Is a Digicam That Picks Your Outfit

By Tom Brant April 26, 2017 01:29pm EST The Alexa-powered digital camera sits in your dresser to take pictures and movies of your outfit, enable you share them to social media, and even give style strategies. The expertise of buying garments on Amazon simply obtained a bit nearer to visiting

Bear in mind The place You Parked With the Google Maps App

Simply faucet the blue dot in your iOS or Android Google Maps app and set your parking location. Ever have a mini panic assault since you could not keep in mind the place you parked your automobile? You might by no means should stay by means of that irritating state of affairs once more, because of Google. The corporate on Tuesday introduced a brand

Uber Modifications Ranking System to Be ‘Fairer’ For Drivers

When the particular person signifies their UberPool journey sucked as a result of they did not just like the route or their co-rider, Uber will not rely the ranking in the direction of a driver’s common. Uber in the present day launched a number of adjustments to its ranking system geared toward making issues a bit of “fairer” for drivers. The primary change applies

Hershey’s, Fruit of the Loom, Geico Signal On to Microsoft Azure

By Juan Martinez April 26, 2017 11:35am EST Microsoft’s ‘Digital Distinction’ occasion was a showcase of Microsoft Azure purchasers who’re embracing synthetic intelligence and machine studying to drive innovation. Microsoft has signed new Azure clients, together with wealth administration firm UBS, logistics firm Maersk, Hershey’s, Fruit of the Loom, and