Megan Morrone and Jason Howell discuss Twitter's release of its quality filter for all users to help reduce spam and abusive tweets appearing in feeds. Uber has a deal with Volvo to bring autonomous vehicles to Pittsburgh. Yik Yak is veering away from anonymity and toward proximity sharing. Cisco confirms at least two vulnerabilities revealed in the NSA hack trove, lending more credence to the legitimacy of the leaked data. Elliot Harmon from the EFF joins to discuss a new effort to get Universities to stop selling their patents to patent trolls. Finally, if you are an astronaut, you could be taking a taxi into space someday in the near future.
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- Uber’s First Self-Driving Fleet Arrives in Pittsburgh This Month
- Uber Aims for an Edge in the Race for a Self-Driving Future
- Yik Yak completes a pivot away from anonymity with status messages and a feed of nearby users
- The app that college kids once were crazy for has realized that anonymity isn't everything
- Verizon Offered to Install Marketers' Apps Directly on Subscribers' Phones
- US will hand over DNS supervision to ICANN, lessening its control of the naming system
- Cisco confirms two of the Shadow Brokers' 'NSA' vulns are real
- Tell Your University: Don't Sell Patents to Trolls
- SpaceX is preparing to launch a taxi service to the International Space Station