Tech News Today

Sep 22nd 2017

Tech News Today 1859

London Calling Uber Out

Uber loses its London license
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Guests: Sam Machkovech
Category: News

Uber lost its license to operating in London, with the city’s transport regulator issuing a statement saying that the company was unfit to hold a private hire operator licence.

Intel’s Project Alloy “merged reality” reference design headset, which was to offer inside-out and completely wireless tracking, is off the table. Intel cited a lack of interest from its partners, but does say it will continue to invest in other aspects of AR and VR technology.

Walmart announced a new home delivery program for dropping off groceries directly into customers' homes. Walmart will work with August Smart Locks to make it easy for delivery people to get into the home and put the groceries away in the fridge.

Plus, HP is near another reduction in its workforce, Megan gets to unbox her new iPhone 8+, and Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica explains why the new horror movie called “Friend Request” is scarier than Facebook

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