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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- Obama is urging the FCC to open up the cable box so you can watch TV how you really want
- Uninstall QuickTime for Windows: Apple will not patch its security bugs
- Amazon to set up temporary homeless haven on downtown campus
- Researchers Crack Microsoft and Google’s Shortened URLs to Spy on People
- Homebrew patch makes many Oculus VR games perfectly playable on HTC Vive [Updated]
- Toyota, Microsoft, and an Army of Software Bots to Deliver Contextual Driving
- Super-thin electronic skin lights up a digital display on your hand