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Google “arrogant” self-driving car plans turn off automakers

Google “arrogant” self-driving car plans turn off automakers

Google may be bringing self-driving cars to the public, but its "pod-car" trial is likely to remain small-scale sources claim amid ongoing tensions with traditional auto makers. Legal concerns insufficiently placated by Google's own promises to take responsibility for self-driving accidents, along with accusations of arrogance on the part of the search giant have left negotiations cold.

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iPhone 6 video shows possible final build of rear cover

iPhone 6 video shows possible final build of rear cover

The first iPhone 6 rumor video has been released, showing what appears to be a finished rear cover straight off the production line. the video also shows mock-ups of the 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models for scale and comparison, with the cover looking to have come from the 4.7-inch variety. This is not the first leak we’ve seen, but is the first video.

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Lenovo’s Glass rival just hit the patent office

Lenovo’s Glass rival just hit the patent office

Lenovo has been working on its own Glass-style wearable, patenting a head-mounted display with twin transparent screens that could capture audio and video. Billed somewhat vaguely as an "Electronic device and sound capturing method" the unnamed wearable uses bond-conduction to record audio and what look to be a set of Lumus displays to give feedback to the user, allowing for true augmented reality rather than just the floating notifications Google's Glass offers.

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Leaked iPhone 6 shot shows purported 5.5-inch display

Leaked iPhone 6 shot shows purported 5.5-inch display

We’ve seen our share of iPhone 6, 4.7-inch stuff, but what about that big ‘ol 5.5-inch screened device that’s also supposed to arrive this fall? A new leak claims to show the LCD panel from that device, holding it up with a ruler to show us all just how big it is. Measured diagonally, it’s just over that 5.5-inch size we’ve heard of.

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Firefox OS reaches TV as Chromecast alternative

Firefox OS reaches TV as Chromecast alternative

A streaming media dongle to take on Google's Chromecast but running Mozilla's Firefox OS has been caught in the wild, taking what so far has been focused on smartphone form-factors into the living room instead. The market for streaming hardware has flourished over the past twelve months, with Google helping drive down prices with its $35 Chromecast, while Amazon challenged Apple TV with its voice-navigated Fire TV.

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