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Tuesday - March 20, 2018
EU, UK and U.S. officials have ratcheted up the pressure on Facebook over a user data scandal that threatens to engulf the company. The president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, summed up the stakes in a tweet on Tuesday: "Facebook needs to clarify before the representatives of 500 million Europeans that personal data is not being used to manipulate democracy." The EU and the UK have announced separate investigations into reports that Cambridge Analytica harvested the information of 50 million Facebook users without their consent. [More...]

Tuesday - March 20, 2018
The Nest Hello video doorbell and the Nest x Yale Lock are now available, along with a new Nest Temperature Sensor -- the latest addition to the company's smart home lineup. Owners of the Hello video doorbell can use the Nest app for iOS or Android to see and converse with people without opening their door. The x Yale Lock -- a tamper-proof, key-free deadbolt -- also connects with the Nest app, allowing users to lock and unlock their door from anywhere. The Temperature Sensor works with Nest's smart thermostats. [More...]

Wednesday - March 21, 2018
LG has announced a plan to release a new open source version of its webOS platform as part of a deal with South Korea's government to encourage startup initiatives. LG entered an agreement with NIPA, the agency that is responsible for technology sector development. The company plans to solicit proposals from hundreds of startups recommended by NIPA and provide logistical and technical support to the most promising candidates. LG will bring the leading contenders to events like the Open Source Summit and OSCON to share ideas. [More...]

Tuesday - March 20, 2018
Markets and companies change as industries grow and as a disruptive innovation commoditizes. Generally, prices come down because the innovation becomes commonplace and competitors fight for every scrap causing margin erosion. Eventually markets equilibrate, and a monopoly or small oligopoly sets in. Typically, as Geoffrey Moore pointed out, mature markets have three competitors: the leader that gets most of the business, a fast-following challenger, and one or more niche players. We can see this playing out right now. [More...]


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Self-driving vehicles should be banned -- one death is one too many.
Autonomous vehicles could save thousands of lives -- the tests should continue.
Companies with bad safety records should have to stop testing.
Accidents happen -- we should investigate and learn from them.
The tests are pointless -- most people will never trust software and sensors.
Most injuries and fatalities in self-driving auto tests are due to human error.