Tech News Today

Apr 15th 2016

Tech News Today 1493

Rifting the Vive

A fleet of self-driving cars full of bots
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The Washington Post says Obama is asking federal regulators to stop cable companies from forcing us to rent their lame cable boxes. Harkening back to the phone monopolies of the 80s, cable companies have ruled with their old-fashioned set-top boxes for long enough, says the president. Researchers say Microsoft and Google's shortened URLs could be used to stalk you. And Amazon donates an unused building to house homeless families. We also check in with Sam Machkovech on how a homemade patch will let you play Oculus Rift games on your HTC Vive. Finally, we talk to Sam Abuelsamid about the future of bots in autonomous vehicles.

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