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Uber self-driving chief steps aside: report

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UPDATE: April 27, 2017, 5:52 p.m. EDT This story has been updated to include Uber’s confirmation of the original report.

Anthony Levandowski, the embattled head of Uber’s self-driving car program, has announced internally he’ll recuse himself from work as the head of the company’s Advanced Technologies Group (ATG).

Here’s why you shouldn’t rush out and update your Google Pixel or Nexus

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New software updates are great for your phone — they patch security holes and bugs and add new features — except when they break a core feature, like your phone’s fingerprint sensor.

According to multiple reports on Google’s Pixel and Nexus product forums, the latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat update cripples the fingerprint sensor on the Pixel/Pixel XL and Nexus 5X/Nexus 6P, rendering them useless.

Users on both phone forums are reporting that…

Here’s why you shouldn’t rush out and update your Google Pixel or Nexus

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New software updates are great for your phone — they patch security holes and bugs and add new features — except when they break a core feature, like your phone’s fingerprint sensor.

According to multiple reports on Google’s Pixel and Nexus product forums, the latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat update cripples the fingerprint sensor on the Pixel/Pixel XL and Nexus 5X/Nexus 6P, rendering them useless.

Users on both phone forums are reporting that…

Microsoft: We’ve already patched the Shadow Broker Windows exploits

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Shadow Brokers’ big Windows gotcha moment for millions of Windows users around the world looks more like a “not so fast.”

Hours after the hacking group, which apparently supports President Donald Trump and has been known to hack for money, dropped a terrifying package of NSA Windows Hacking tools that tapped into potentials vulnerabilities in most known versions of Windows (possibly even Windows 10), Microsoft finally stepped up with some more comforting news about the NSA hacking tools.

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Back from the sea, Joe Belfiore is ready to help Microsoft win

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Grow the Microsoft Edge browser, expand Windows 10 and keep building cool devices. That’s was Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore’s job before he stepped away from Microsoft in October of 2015, and that’s pretty much his job today, with a few crucial enhancements. The difference, though, is what Belfiore learned during his months-long sabbatical.

Belfiore being attached to the same goals makes sense since Windows, Edge and devices…

Kate McKinnon slays on ‘SNL’ with more Cristiano Ronaldo jokes

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That amazingly contorted and just plain weird sculpture of Portuguese star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo won’t go away. Be thankful for that.

Kate McKinnon slays on ‘SNL’ with more Cristiano Ronaldo jokes

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That amazingly contorted and just plain weird sculpture of Portuguese star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo won’t go away. Be thankful for that.

Uber’s latest update gives you even more ride hailing power

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It’s ridiculous, really, that there’s anything to complain about ride-hailing apps that give us the power to summon our own personal chariots directly to our front doors—but hey, the system ain’t perfect.

Fake Nostradamus predictions amuse Indian Twitter

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A blog called ‘Nostradamus and India’ by the French political writer Fran

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is here with 646 new emoji

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Samsung announced the much awaited Galaxy S8 on Wednesday and here’s the most important part: emoji. Not just any emoji—the new phone comes with Samsung’s own version of Android 7, which features 646 new emoji, including gender and skin tone variations.