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Californians trust tech companies but want regulations to rein them in

The tech industry is the most-trusted sector in California, but two-thirds of residents in the Bay Area — home of Silicon Valley — think it has been underregulated, according to a survey by public relations firm Edelman.Embroidery Digitising There’s an apparent paradox between trust in the tech industry and a desire for more regulation as …

Nvidia: Cryptocurrency mining boosted Q4 revenues

Nvidia chief financial officer Colette Kress acknowledged that cryptocurrency mining contributed to the solid sales of graphics processing units (GPUs) during the company’s fourth fiscal quarter, which ended January 31. “[It is] difficult to quantify, but cryptocurrency accounted for a higher percentage of revenue than the previous quarter,” Kress said in a call with analysts. But …

Amazon will reportedly launch delivery service to compete with UPS and FedEx

Demonstrating its boundless ecommerce ambition, Amazon is reportedly set to begin delivering orders from business partners directly to customers. This new third-party delivery service will be called “Shipping with Amazon,” according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The program is set to launch in Los Angeles and later expand elsewhere. The delivery service …

Getty Images and Google declare a truce with new image licensing partnership

Almost two years after filing an antitrust lawsuit against Google, Getty Images announced today that it has signed a licensing deal with the Silicon Valley giant. The release issued by Getty doesn’t offer much detail on the deal, nor does it address whether Getty has dropped its legal action. It simply states that the two companies …

VLC 3.0 arrives for Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, Android TV, Apple TV, and Chrome OS

VideoLAN today launched version 3.0 of its media player across all major desktop and mobile platforms: Windows (ARM, x86, x64), macOS, Linux, Android, iOS, Android TV, Apple TV, and Chrome OS. The world’s most used media player that plays everything just got even better. You can download the new version now: Android, iOS, and everything …

Apple adds live news videos and Winter Olympics coverage to iOS and Apple TV apps

Coinciding with the start of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, Apple has added live news videos to its TV apps for iOS and Apple TV, as well as a dedicated PyeongChang 2018 section of its News app for iOS. In the United States, the additions provide easy access to both text and …