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North Korea has launched a bike-sharing scheme to alleviate its apparent fuel shortage

• Bike-sharing hubs have been spotted in downtown Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea. • The bike-share scheme could be an attempt to alleviate a fuel shortage in the reclusive state. The bike-sharing revolution has arrived in North...Show More Summary

Stunning, award-winning photos from the world's largest photo competition

This September in Berlin, EyeEm, a global community and marketplace for photography and video, announced the winners of their fourth and largest photography competition yet. More than 590,000 submissions from 88,000 photographers inShow More Summary

Reviewers say the new Apple Watch is pretty bad (AAPL)

The first reviews for Apple's new Apple Watch are out, and the verdict isn't good. The new $399 Apple Watch Series 3, which goes on sale September 22, is the first Apple Watch that can work without being tethered to the iPhone thanks to an LTE connection from your wireless carrier. Show More Summary

The longtime hometown of McDonald's wants Amazon to take over the fast-food chain's abandoned offices for its second headquarters (MCD, AMZN)

As McDonald's prepares to ditch its longtime home base of Oak Brook, Illinois, the Chicago suburb is looking for a new business to take its place. And, it looks like Amazon could fit the bill. Oak Brook, which has been home to McDonald's...Show More Summary

Watch Alicia Vikander wield an array of deadly weapons in the action-packed trailer for 'Tomb Raider'

Academy Award-winner Alicia Vikander accomplishes superhero-like stunts in the new trailer for "Tomb Raider." Vikander stars as the British adventurer and thrill-seeker Lara Croft in the reboot of the popular film series helmed by Angelina Jolie. Jolie originally played Croft in the adaptations of the popular "Tomb Raider" video games. Show More Summary

TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS BRIEFING: Audi shows off new level of autonomy — More consumers gaining exposure to self-driving cars — Privacy concerns with commercial drones

Welcome to Transportation & Logistics Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting transportation and delivery, produced by BI Intelligence. Get the free Top 5 Disruptive...Show More Summary

Google security chief says 'I delete all the love letters from my husband' because of hackers (GOOG)

This is the saddest — and also the most sensible — piece of IT security advice you will ever hear: Heather Adkins, director of information privacy and security at Google, who built Google's security team over the last 10 years, toldShow More Summary

ClearMetal gets $9M from Prelude Ventures and Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors for its logistics platform

Logistics and supply chain management is a notoriously outdated and labor-intensive process. ClearMetal uses artificial intelligence to help manufacturers and retailers climb out from underneath piles of spreadsheets. Today the San Francisco-based...Show More Summary

I spent over an hour playing the insane and delightful 'Super Mario Odyssey,' Nintendo's huge next game

Here's hoping Nintendo is working double-time on making more of its new Nintendo Switch consoles available for this holiday. When "Super Mario Odyssey" arrives on October 27, and word starts getting around that it's the freshest, craziest, most ambitious new Mario game in years, people are going to want the Switch. Show More Summary

The best hidden features in iOS 11, Apple's major software update for iPhone and iPad (APPL)

Apple's newest major software update for the iPhone and iPad, called iOS 11, is now available for everyone to download. The new software offers plenty of marquee changes, including wide support for augmented reality apps and other improvements to the camera software But some of the most notable improvements are less apparent. Show More Summary

Bombardier slams Boeing's lawsuit against it, says it's 'pure hypocrisy'

Boeing alleges Bombardier is dumping its planes on the US market at below-market prices. Bombardier's 2016 sale of 75 C Series jets to Delta is at the heart of the matter. Bombardier calls Boeing's allegations "pure hypocrisy." In April,...Show More Summary

Ex-unicorn Ve Interactive laid out its turnaround plans after collapsing, getting rid of its CEO, and alleged fraud

When Ve Interactive's employees walk into their new offices in east London, they're greeted with an aubergine-purple wall and a slogan: "Knowing what is next." That is presumably intended to be reassuring after the extreme turbulence...Show More Summary

HTC's shares will reportedly halt trading tomorrow pending a 'major announcement' (HTCFX)

HTC has reportedly announced that its shares will stop trading starting on Thursday, as the company is preparing for a "major announcement." The news comes from Bloomberg Gadfly's Tim Culpan, who is a columnist and analyst with particular...Show More Summary

Toshiba's board has reportedly agreed to sell its memory chip business for $18.9 billion

Toshiba's board has agreed to sell the company's Nand flash memory chip business for ¥2.1 trillion ($18.9 billion) to a consortium that includes private equity group Bain Capital and Apple, The Financial Times reports. At least $3 billion...Show More Summary

A startup has raised $26 million for a spy tool which scans the dark web for threats against companies

British cybersecurity firm Digital Shadows has raised $26 million (£19 million) for its platform that searches the darkest corners of the internet looking for the chatter associated with threats against specific organisations. The Series...Show More Summary

Uber is cooperating with DOJ investigation of alleged bribes paid in several Asian countries

Uber has given US investigators details of payments the firm made to authorities in Asia, as the US Department of Justice (DOJ) looks into whether Uber violated anti-bribery laws. Bloomberg and Reuters both reported that the American...Show More Summary

REPORT: Amazon is secretly building a pair of Alexa-enabled smart glasses (AMZN)

Tech companies seem determined to make smart glasses work. Amazon is the latest firm to try to build its own smart spectacles, secretly working on a pair of glasses which lets you summon Alexa while wearing them, according to The Financial...Show More Summary

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