Uber engineering manager who oversaw Susan Fowler’s department has reportedly left

 AG Gangadhar, who led Uber’s storage, machine learning and infrastructure groups, has left the company, Recode reports. Gangadhar was reportedly a director Fowler referenced in her blog post about mismanagement, sexual harassment and other issues at Uber. But his departure was reportedly not related to Fowler’s claims. Since Fowler’s post came out five months ago, many,… Read More

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Care/of raises $12 million in Series A for its home-delivered customized nutrition packs

 Care/of, a year-old, New York-based company that makes subscription-only vitamin supplements that it says are tailored specifically to users’ needs, has raised $12 million in Series A funding to get more of its pill packs on users’ welcome mats. Read More

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Nvidia is powering the world’s first Level 3 self-driving production car

 Audi announced Tuesday that its forthcoming A8 would be the first production vehicle to ship with a Level 3 self-driving feature onboard when it goes on sale next year, and now we know that Nvidia’s technology will be helping power the vehicle’s ‘traffic jam pilot’ autonomous capabilities. Nvidia’s going to be powering a lot in the new A8, in fact – the car… Read More

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NYU releases the largest LiDAR dataset ever to help urban development

 New York University has made available the largest public LiDAR data set ever collected, via its Center for Urban Science and Progress. The laser scanned data, collected using aerial LiDAR instruments, is about 30 times as dense as a typical data set at a resolution of around 300 points per square meter, and covers a 1.5km square region of Dublin’s city center. The data was collected… Read More

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Outlook’s mobile makeover includes a much smarter search, powered by Microsoft Graph

 Microsoft today unveiled a redesigned version of its popular Outlook mobile app for iOS and Android, which most notably includes a more intelligent search feature, powered by Microsoft Graph, along with other changes to navigation and conversations. Microsoft Graph, the company’s technology used to make productivity applications smarter, is being used to turn Outlook’s search… Read More

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