Pedestrian collision puts Vienna’s driverless bus trial on hold

A self-driving bus trial taking place in Vienna, Austria, has been paused after an incident occurred between a pedestrian and one of the vehicles, reports Bloomberg. On Thursday morning a 30-year-old woman collided with the bus, which is operated by the self-driving startup Navya, sustaining minor injuries. The city’s transit …

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About That 'Cats' Trailer: A Feline Anatomy Expert Weighs In

As a veterinarian, anatomist, and physiologist, Leslie Sprunger has taught small animal anatomy at Washington State University for nearly two decades. After the release of the trailer for the upcoming film musical Cats, based on the Broadway musical Cats, itself based on T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, …

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Huawei says its Hongmeng OS isn’t an Android replacement after all

After a torrid few months, Huawei is now downplaying the idea that its homegrown Hongmeng operating system could serve as a drop-in replacement for Google’s Android on its smartphones. SVP Catherine Chen told reporters in Brussels yesterday that Hongmeng is not designed for smartphones and that Huawei plans to continue …

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Verizon on track to have 5G available in 30 cities by the end of 2019

Verizon Communications’ robust 5G rollout for this year remains on track. “We are on course — we will have those 30 cities up by the end of the year,” Verizon Communications executive vice president and group CEO, Verizon Business Tami Erwin said on Yahoo Finance’s “The First Trade.” “We are really excited …

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Phreesia CEO: 'We're in the early innings of this industry'

Phreesia (PHR) — the health care software company that’s using technology to make both providers and patients lives easier — made its public debut today on the New York Stock Exchange. “We’re in the early innings of this industry, and we think it’s a huge opportunity,” Phreesia CEO Chaim Indig said …

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How to stop those annoying website notification prompts

Browsing the web on a desktop computer can sometimes feel like a carefully crafted test of your sanity. You’ve got ads and auto-playing videos popping up left and right, and you’ve even got pop-ups from sites asking you for permission to send more pop-ups in the form of notifications. It’s …

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