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The race to build autonomous delivery robots rolls on – TechCrunch

The race to build autonomous delivery robots rolls on – TechCrunch It’s been a busy year in delivery robot land. Starship Technologies sounded the starting gun to bring autonomous delivery vehicles to market with a $17.2 million round led by Daimler back in January 2017. Then in January this year …

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California’s pro-net neutrality bill passes the Senate, still faces Assembly

California’s pro-net neutrality bill passes the Senate, still faces Assembly California is halfway to restoring net neutrality rules across the state. A bill to bring ease back into the hearts of California web surfers sailed through the state Senate. The bill now moves to the California Assembly. The post California’s …

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Location-based virtual reality is increasing its footprint in the U.S. – TechCrunch

Location-based virtual reality is increasing its footprint in the U.S. – TechCrunch Earlier this year, in a small, grey-walled storefront inside a very large mall in Torrance, Calif. (just past the AMC Center) , the virtual reality game-maker Survios planted its first flag in the market for location-based gaming. It’s …

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Does Google’s Duplex violate two-party consent laws? – TechCrunch

Does Google’s Duplex violate two-party consent laws? – TechCrunch Google’s Duplex, which calls businesses on your behalf and imitates a real human, ums and ahs included, has sparked a bit of controversy among privacy advocates. Doesn’t Google recording a person’s voice and sending it to a datacenter for analysis violate …

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In a bid to corner supply, Bird locks in exclusive deals with the biggest scooter vendors – TechCrunch

In a bid to corner supply, Bird locks in exclusive deals with the biggest scooter vendors – TechCrunch It seems like all is fair in love and scooter wars. In the battle royal to become the last dock-less scooter startup standing (and un-besmirched by poop), Bird has inked what it …

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Esports Overwatch League heads to hipster Brooklyn for its finals – TechCrunch

Esports Overwatch League heads to hipster Brooklyn for its finals – TechCrunch What could be more perfect than moving the inaugural championship finals for an eSports league from its Los Angeles home to Brooklyn? For Overwatch League, the esports conference created by fiat from Activision Blizzard, the move is the …

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