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Parked outside a warehouse by the Allegheny River was Uber’s vision of the future: 14 Ford Fusions, each mounted with conspicuous cameras, antennae and sensors. A lumpy lidar unit, which uses light to map its surroundings, spun atop each car’s roof like a high-tech propeller hat.
“The question isn’t whether Facebook has outsize power to shape the world—of course it does, and of course you should worry about that power,” Farhad Manjoo writes for the New York Times . In 2010, a study demonstrated Facebook was able to get users to vote just by showing them…
YouTube just held its annual Brandcast event in Madison Square Garden, where it trotted out online video stars to for an audience of advertisers. The big message was that YouTube stars are huge celebrities, attracting lots of passionate fans — so advertisers should spend their money on, you guessed it, YouTube. Tonight there was an emphasis on mobile, with YouTube’s head of content… Read More