Consumer Reports Urges Tesla to Pull Plug on Autopilot


Consumer Reports on Thursday urged Tesla to disable the automatic steering function and change the name of its Autopilot driving assist feature. Questions recently have arisen over whether Tesla’s Model S vehicles can operate safely without regular human intervention. Consumer Reports’ change request sprang from concerns over a number of recent test crashes, including a fatal accident involving a tractor-trailer in Florida, which is the subject of a federal investigation.

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First Look: iPad Pro 9.7

If you’re willing to sacrifice function keys, an uncramped keyboard, and a USB port for Apple’s thriving app ecosystem, then the iPad Pro 9.7 might be for you—especially if you fancy yourself a c…

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Federal Agencies Warming Up to Big Data


It just makes too much sense. Big government can function much better if government agencies take advantage of the benefits of big data technologies. Given the perception that governments operate on a bias favoring the status quo, it may come as a surprise that U.S. government agencies are slowly but surely embracing the adoption of big data innovations. Just as significant for information technology vendors, federal IT managers are reaching out to the private sector for help in implementing big data projects.

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'Buy' Button Could Turn Facebook Into Impulse-Shopping-Ville


Facebook is testing a function that would allow users to buy products without leaving the site or app. Small and medium-sized businesses in the U.S. that are taking part in the trial can add the Buy button to ads displayed in users’ News Feeds or in posts on their pages. Users will see the Buy button in relevant ads whether they’re on the Facebook website or using their mobile device. A Buy button placed directly within an ad or Page post potentially could boost conversion rates by reducing friction between the buying decision and purchase.

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