Waymo’s Self-Driving Car Service Is Just About Here

Nearly a decade after beginning life as Google’s self-driving car project—and helping make the idea of driverless cars real—Waymo is now the smallest of steps from launching a commercial service: It has members of the public riding in its retrofitted Chrysler Pacifica minivans, with nobody at the wheel. In a video Waymo CEO John Krafcik …

Next major Windows 10 update pegged for April release

As we draw ever closer to the release of Microsoft’s next major version of Windows 10, the info dumps only grow more frequent and more specific. This time, the latest details come directly from Microsoft itself. A Microsoft Developer blog post name-dropping the operating system (OS) version known internally as ‘Redstone 4’ was updated on …

Firefox can now block those annoying notification requests

Virtually every random site you go to these days wants you to subscribe to its push notifications. It’s one of the many small annoyances on the open web but thankfully, those popups may not be for long — at least if you are a Firefox user. With the release of Firefox 59 for the desktop, …

SFGATE: How the last five days of Tillerson’s tenure played out

How the last five days of Tillerson’s tenure played out Published on March 13, 2018 at 04:52PM by Philip Bump, The Washington Post Thursday, March 8 When the biggest diplomatic move of President Donald Trump’s administration to date was announced, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was in Ethiopia. Tillerson had just arrived on the African …

SFGATE: No one was more surprised Tillerson was fired than Tillerson

No one was more surprised Tillerson was fired than Tillerson Published on March 13, 2018 at 03:48PM by Anne Gearan and Carol Morello, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – Rex Wayne Tillerson spent a tumultuous year at the helm of the State Department, frequently undercut by the president he disagreed with on key foreign policy issues …

Facebook’s daily news video section may arrive this summer

It won’t be surprising if some of the details change, even after launch. Facebook has said it’s unsure how it will measure success, and there are a few months to go before things get started. However, there’s plenty of incentive for Facebook to add news to Watch. News stories provide a more steady stream of …

SFGATE: Trump fires WH assistant, who promptly rejoins Trump’s campaign

Trump fires WH assistant, who promptly rejoins Trump’s campaign Published on March 13, 2018 at 04:27PM by David Nakamura, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has fired his White House personal assistant John McEntee, who had been with the president since early in his campaign, an administration official confirmed Tuesday. The president’s campaign …

Allarme povertà in Italia, a rischiare soprattutto i giovani: per loro un futuro precario e pensioni da …

L'indagine pone l'attenzione su Millennials, lavoro povero e pensioni. Lo sguardo è rivolto a una moltitudine di 5,7 milioni di lavoratori condannati a occupazioni precarie, oppure di scarsa qualità e quantità o giovani ormai rassegnati a non lavorare o studiare e formarsi (Neet). A questo si aggiunga la … by Livio Acerbo #greengroundit