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Nuro partners with Walmart to deliver groceries in Houston

Nuro, a self-driving car company founded by two former Google employees, today announced a partnership with Walmart to deliver groceries to customers in Houston, Texas. This follows pilots in Scottsdale, Arizona that kicked off last August, first with a fleet of modified Toyota Priuses and then with Nuro’s custom R1 vehicle, and an existing delivery program with grocery giant Kroger […]

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WalkMe raises $90 million to help people navigate user interfaces with on-screen prompts

WalkMe, a so-called “digital adoption platform” (DAP) that helps companies integrate on-screen product walkthroughs into their software, has raised $90 million in a round of funding led by Vitruvian Partners, with participation from Insight Partners. This takes WalkMe’s total funding to more than $300 million, including its $50 million series F round last November at which point it was valued […]

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Huawei mounts legal challenge against U.S. ban on rural carrier customers accessing subsidies

(Reuters) – China’s Huawei has mounted a legal challenge against the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) after the body designated the technology giant as a security threat and moved to bar it from a government subsidy program. The FCC last month voted unanimously to designate Huawei Technologies and peer ZTE as national security risks, barring their U.S. rural carrier customers […]

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Ask a PC expert: AMD Radeon Game Clock vs. Nvidia Boost Clock

When AMD launched its terrific new Radeon RX 5700 series graphics cards, it brought a new marketing twist to go along with its abundant cutting-edge extras: rated “Game Clock” frequencies. PCWorld GPU guru Brad Chacos explains what Game Clock is, and how it compares against Nvidia’s Base and Boost clock speeds, so you know what to look for when you’re […]

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Jeopardy! messed up by taking a silly gaming meme at face value

This week, an episode of the long-running, Alex Trebek-hosted game show Jeopardy! featured a question about Tetris, and the incident now has me questioning every bit of trivia I’ve learned from the quiz show. The question — or rather answer; this is Jeopardy!, after all — pondered what video game has puzzle pieces named Orange Ricky, Hero, and Smashboy. Here’s […]

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