California officials gave Cruise and Waymo approval to operate paid driverless taxi services around the clock in San Francisco. The decision by the state Public Utilities Commission followed a 6 ½-hour hearing at which residents spoke both in favor and against the services. Prior to the vote, General Motors-backed Cruise was permitted to offer paid driverless taxi service only in limited areas...
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Streaming Services Should Beware Becoming Like Cable Companies
About a month ago, I finally reached my breaking point with YouTube TV, the streaming service I had subscribed to years earlier as a replacement for cable TV. I didn’t think twice about paying $40 a month for it in 2018, but after years of price increases—YouTube TV now costs $73 a month—I realized my family wasn’t watching it nearly enough to justify the money. So I ditched it. More...
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