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After Seven Years, Engineer Curtis Chambers Has Left Uber

Via linkedin.com Curtis Chambers, head of engineering at Uber Freight, has left Uber after seven years. He was the company’s seventh employee. Chambers, who describes himself as Uber’s “secret weapon” on LinkedIn, was director of engineering for Uber’s trucking operation when he left, but had previously led other projects at Uber, including UberEATS and a […]

Software

Linux Kernel Bug Reclassified as Security Issue After Two Years

Multiple Linux distros are issuing security updates for OS versions that still use an older kernel branch after it recently came to light that a mild memory bug was in reality much worse, and the bug was recently categorized as a security flaw. […]… Latest news and stories from BleepingComputer.com

Computer Hardware

After settling with songwriters over mechanical rights, Spotify is now challenging the applicability of this copyright to its business in another lawsuit (Mike Masnick/Techdirt)

Mike Masnick / Techdirt: After settling with songwriters over mechanical rights, Spotify is now challenging the applicability of this copyright to its business in another lawsuit  —  Hold on tight: we’re going to get down into the weeds a bit on a copyright issue.  In early 2016, we wrote about the … … Techmeme

After Note 8, Samsung may be ready to fully embrace dual cameras

After Note 8, Samsung may be ready to fully embrace dual cameras Dual-camera phones have become more popular over the past few years. They’ve appeared on both premium flagships (like the iPhone 7 Plus) and budget friendly phones (Huawei Honor 8). But Samsung — a major player in the smartphone industry — didn’t make … […]

Games

Baidu : DU Recorder App Reaches 10 Million Users One Year After Launch

Baidu : DU Recorder App Reaches 10 Million Users One Year After Launch Over 12,000 hours of video are recorded on DU Recorder daily in the U.S. Clash Royale, Minecraft Pocket Edition and Clash of Clans are the three most popular smartphone games recorded and streamed in the U.S. DU Recorder currently holds a user […]

Samsung is creating a smart speaker after all

Back in July, it was reported that Samsung was manufacturing a Bixby-enabled smart speaker, following hot on the heels of Apple announcing a smart speaker and Google and Amazon contributing to the market, too. It didn’t take long before another report said that Samsung might not be making a smart speaker after all. But the rollercoaster isn’t quite finished. […]