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Computerworld Podcast: Mingis on Tech

Mingis on Tech: Cars and autonomous driving don't always mix

As automakers move in the direction Tesla pioneered with autonomous driving, a question arises: Is this really a good thing? Senior Writer Lucas Mearian gets into gear with Executive News Editor Ken Mingis about what's going on.

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Mingis on Tech: Cars and autonomous driving don't always mix

As automakers follow the direction Tesla pioneered with autonomous driving, a question arises: Is this really a good thing? Senior Writer Lucas Mearian gets into gear with Executive News Editor Ken Mingis about what's going on.

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55% off Akface Smart Wifi Power Plug - Deal Alert

Remotely turn appliances and electronics on or off from anywhere. Perfect for Household Appliances Lamps, Lighting & Electrical Equipment. Currently discounted 55%.

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Why Dominos' virtual assistant struggles to understand your orders

Dominos CIO Kevin Vasconi is bullish on virtual assistant technology, but says that natural language processing and artificial intelligence technologies require more polish.

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71% off Venstar Bicycle Waterproof Sport Bluetooth Speaker with Remote Control - Deal Alert

Completely designed for bicycling and outdoor sports. Enjoy music when you are riding on road or climbing a mountain.

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Telegram's encryption stymies French police but pleases their bosses

French government officials have been revealed as avid users of Telegram, a messaging app that is frustrating their interior minister with its end-to-end encryption.

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Why gas stations want you to turn off your phone — but nobody ever does

Many U.S. gas stations print warning on their pumps that explicitly instruct drivers to turn off their phones. But no one does. Here's why.

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24% off Bose SoundSport in-ear headphones - Apple devices, Power Red - Deal Alert

Bose Sound Sport in-ear headphones deliver deep, clear sound for the music you love, with a durable design that stands up to the rigors of your day.

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What do iPhone 6s Plus owners think of their phone?

Apple’s iPhone 6s Plus is the company’s flagship phone and one of its most important products. But what do owners of the iPhone 6s Plus think of their phone? Is it worth buying?

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Microsoft's new Cache app could become its version of Google Keep

Microsoft's new in-development Garage app, called Cache, could be a note-taking tool with potential, if Microsoft's willing to commit to it.

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Android is switching to a regular maintenance schedule for more predictable updates

The changeup means continued polish, refinements, and bug fixes will come to Nougat in a less haphazard manner than previous Android releases.

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Nvidia's new Tegra chip can avoid trouble with the traffic police

Buying an autonomous car may be in your future, but make sure it has a capable chip installed so the vehicle doesn't get in trouble with the police.

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Microsoft bloatware is coming to Motorola phones

Microsoft's patent cross-licensing juggernaut continues with a new agreement with Lenovo.

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72% off Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker - Deal Alert

Also designed to be water resistant, this highly rated speaker's list price has been slashed 72%, down to just $27.99 on Amazon.

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Samsung bets on Tizen smartphones again with a new launch in India

Samsung Electronics continues to place its bets on the Tizen operating system for smartphones, with the launch Tuesday in India of a 4G enabled smartphone priced at 4,590 rupees (US$68).

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MIT researchers discover method to triple wireless speeds

MIT researchers have found a way to transfer wireless data using a smartphone at a speed about three times faster and traveling twice as far as existing technology.

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When will Audible release an Apple Watch app?

Audible’s audiobook app is one of my favorite iOS apps. But why hasn't the company released an audiobooks app for the Apple Watch?

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5 products leading the enterprise mobile management pack

Companies are moving towards an enterprise mobile management strategy in order to keep up with the increasing demands and risks of a mobile workforce. Here are five companies that, according to Gartner, are leaders in the EMM market. ...

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