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Airbnb cleans up more than half of its Boston entries

Airbnb-Sunday disabled thousands of entries in Boston to comply with a new city law and significantly reduced its footprint in the region. Most of the ads advertised on the platform in Boston the week before violated local regulations, which require, among other things, that short-term landlords register with the city before they appear on sites such as Airbnb. Earlier this …

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Flying car drivers talk about public perception on a secret summit

In order to maximize the probability of success, air taxis should cause as many and as few people as possible trouble. Missteps here can lower the anger of publicly elected officials. Bear in mind that New York is considering legislation prohibiting the use of non-emergency helicopters to address noise and safety concerns. Uber's Aviation Lead said at the summit. "You …

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Self-driving cars teach to pay attention to unpredictable people

"We are very interested in how human-powered vehicles and robots can coexist," says MIT Director Daniela Rus and co-author of the newspaper. "This is a major challenge for the field of autonomy and a question that applies not only to robots on the roads, but in general to any kind of human-machine interaction." One day, this type of work could …

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Facebook's AI boss says the field will soon hit the wall

Jerome Pesenti leads the development of artificial intelligence in one of the world's most influential and controversial companies. As vice president of artificial intelligence on Facebook, he oversees hundreds of scientists and engineers whose work influences the direction of the company and its impact on the world. AI is fundamental to Facebook. Algorithms that are learning to grab and hold …

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GIS and Epistar supply display components for the 12.9 "Mini LED iPad Pro

Following on from yesterday DigiTimes has provided additional details to several Taiwanese supply chain manufacturers who are reportedly "ready" to receive orders for components included in a 12.9-inch iPad Pro should be used mini LED display, which wants to bring Apple in the year 2020 on the market. Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo announced earlier this week that Apple plans to …

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Hackers find ways to Microsoft Outlook fix for years

Emails have long been an important security risk. The Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's campaign were jeopardized by Russian hackers through email-related phishing attacks prior to the 2016 US election. And while the 2020 campaign is in full swing, a patched bug in Microsoft Outlook still opens up an attacker. The bug was first announced in October 2017 and …

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Apple recognizes the problem with some 13-inch MacBook Pro entry-level 2019 models that shut down unexpectedly

Apple today released a new support document that outlines troubleshooting steps for users facing unexpected shutdowns of the entry-level 2019 13-inch MacBook Pro with two Thunderbolt 3 ports already in use Was introduced in July. When troubleshooting Apple, make sure your MacBook Pro battery level is below 90 percent, connect to a charger, exit any open applications, and put the …

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Google Names Play Store Best of 2019 – Droid Life

The votes are here and everything is set – Google Play's Best of 2019 was crowned! For those who have not noticed, Google gives every year a user vote for the best app, best game, best movie, and best e-book of the year. This vote is different from Google's separate vote conducted by Google's internal editorial team. Regardless, we can …

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