Google’s GitHub competitor gets better search tools

Google’s GitHub competitor gets better search tools

Google today announced an update to Cloud Source Repositories, its recently relaunched Git-based source code repository, that brings a significantly better search experience to the service. This new search feature is based on the same tool that Google’s own engineers use day in and day out and it’s now available in the beta release of…
‘Jackrabbot 2’ takes to the sidewalks to learn how humans navigate politely

‘Jackrabbot 2’ takes to the sidewalks to learn how humans navigate politely

Autonomous vehicles and robots have to know how to get from A to B without hitting obstacles or pedestrians — but how can they do so politely and without disturbing nearby humans? That’s what Stanford’s Jackrabbot project aims to learn, and now a redesigned robot will be cruising campus learning the subtleties of humans negotiating…
Google’s Cloud Memorystore for Redis is now generally available

Google’s Cloud Memorystore for Redis is now generally available

After five months in public beta, Google today announced that its Cloud Memorystore for Redis, its fully managed in-memory data store, is now generally available. The service, which is fully compatible with the Redis protocol, promises to offer sub-millisecond responses for applications that need to use in-memory caching. And because of its compatibility with Redis, developers…
Facing sexual assault charges, 3D-printed gun advocate Cody Wilson evades US authorities

Facing sexual assault charges, 3D-printed gun advocate Cody Wilson evades US authorities

The gun rights activist who waged a very public legal war over the right to freely distribute 3D-printed gun schematics over the internet is facing serious charges that have nothing to do with firearms. According to a law enforcement press conference today, Cody Wilson, 30, is believed to have traveled to Taipei after learning that…
Lime is pissed at San Francisco for denying it an e-scooter permit, claims ‘unlawful bias’

Lime is pissed at San Francisco for denying it an e-scooter permit, claims ‘unlawful...

Lime is waging a war against the San Francisco Municipal Transporation Agency (SFMTA), claiming that the organization acted with “unlawful bias” and “sought to punish Lime” when it chose not to award the e-scooter and dockless bike startup a permit to operate in San Francisco last month. Lime has sent an appeal to the SFMTA, requesting an “unbiased…
18 new details about Elon Musk’s redesigned, moon-bound ‘Big F*ing Rocket’

18 new details about Elon Musk’s redesigned, moon-bound ‘Big F*ing Rocket’

Although the spotlight at this week’s SpaceX event was squarely on Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa — the first paying passenger for the company’s nascent space tourism business — Elon Musk also revealed a wealth of new details about the BFR and just how this enormous rocket and spacecraft will get to the moon and back.…
Lyft now integrates public transit info in app

Lyft now integrates public transit info in app

Lyft has officially entered the public transit space with the launch of Nearby Transit, a feature currently available just in Santa Monica, Calif. This comes just a couple of days after Lyft deployed electric scooters in the city. Today, Lyft customers in Santa Monica will see the Nearby Transit option, which includes route information and…
Entrepreneurs: It’s time to put corporate VCs back on your short list

Entrepreneurs: It’s time to put corporate VCs back on your short list

The startup media is awash with stories of corporate venture capital prioritizing their own interests over those of their portfolio. While acknowledging that some of these stories may have a basis in truth, it’s critical to recognize there is much more to the story. It’s time the whole story is told. The truth is that not all…
3-D printed gun blueprints for sale after US court order, group says

3-D printed gun blueprints for sale after US court order, group says

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Short sellers pocket $510 million off Elon Musk’s pot smoking interview

Short sellers pocket $510 million off Elon Musk’s pot smoking interview

Those betting against Tesla make $510 million in mark-to-market profits Friday, according to estimates from financial technology and analytics firm S3 Partners.Tesla stock plunges Friday after a bizarre video surfaces that shows CEO Elon Musk smoking pot on a podcast, and a pair of C-level executives resign.Musk, who has taunted short sellers, appears on Joe…

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