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Car and pedestrian collision? There'll soon be an app for that

The new system will alert drivers and pedestrians of potential collisions

Someday your phone may stop an oncoming car

Verizon is using a simulated city to develop a vehicle-to-pedestrian safety system


The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, July 27

Facebook prevails in IPO lawsuit... Jeep hack prompts recall of 1.4 million vehicles... Kill switch isn't killing phone theft

Apple Pay rival CurrentC to start rolling out next month

The payment system has been in internal trials for months

Honda's trippy Dream Drive is an awesome use of virtual reality

From race track to the space station in the time is takes to circle a parking lot

Facebook prevails in shareholder lawsuit over IPO

The ruling looks to be the last nail in the coffin for suits filed in 2012

Chrysler recalls 1.4M cars that were vulnerable to remote hacking

Voluntary step comes after report showed hackers disabling a Jeep on a busy interstate

Amazon posts a profit as AWS sales nearly double

Amazon earned $92 million in the second quarter on higher overall revenue

Google lures businesses to Nearline with 100 PB of free cloud storage

An accompanying TCO calculator aims directly at AWS users

Cisco quits set-top box market, sells business to Technicolor

Cisco is selling its Connected Devices business -- yet at the same time counting on connecting billions of devices

Cell service at US airports varies from first class to middle-seat coach

Tests by RootMetrics found coverage is improving but inconsistent

Qualcomm plans cuts, may spin off assets

The mobile technology company reported declines in revenue and profit

AT&T's acquisition of DirecTV appears headed for approval with conditions

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has circulated his recommendation for approval of the deal

In Q2, Yahoo spent a pretty penny to achieve unusual growth

Total sales grew by 15 percent, but Yahoo's traffic acquisition costs skyrocketed

To Cisco-backed Sensity, lights are just IoT waiting to happen

The startup makes IoT endpoints to go into outdoor light fixtures

Microsoft reports first quarterly loss since 2012 after Nokia write-down

Its revenue for the quarter dropped 5 percent

Nokia Here said to be snatched up by Audi, BMW and Daimler for $2.7B

The company's digital mapping technology is considered a critical element of self-driving cars

Apple hires Chrysler executive, furthering speculation of its automotive ambitions

Apple isn't saying if Doug Betts will work on existing products or the electric car Apple is supposedly building

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, July 21

Mainframes mainstay of IBM results... Tech lobbying booms... Uber takes to courts

IBM's Q2 sales slide 13 percent on sale of low-end server unit

Mainframe sales lifted otherwise weak hardware results

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