Tesla creates two-year lease option for Model S and X – The Verge

Looking to buy a Tesla? The company just launched a new two-year lease program for all of its Model S and X vehicles. However, the trial program will apply to all orders of the company’s vehicles from now until September 12th. The new option comes with a hefty price tag Tesla already offered […]

Randall Stephenson’s war on robocalls begins – Dallas Morning News

Randall Stephenson’s war on robocalls begins – Dallas Morning News

Friday was a big day for a local guy. Randall Stephenson, AT&T’s chief executive, formally took control of the federal government’s latest attempt to stop annoying robocalls. At the request of Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, Stephenson is chairing the Robocall Strike Force, which had its first meeting Friday in Washington at FCC headquarters. […]

The Most Intriguing Hardware at IDF 2016 – PC Magazine

SAN FRANCISCO—With no new major processor announcement directly tied to the show this year, the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) was a little hardware-deficient. The two keynote addresses, from Brian Krzanich on Tuesday and Murthy Renduchintala and Diane Bryant on Wednesday, dealt more with the broader issues Intel is exploring within the Internet of […]

Nest’s New Features Signal a Shift for the Smart Home – Fortune

Nest is adding two features that will help make its connected products a better fit for the connected home. The first feature uses data from users’ phones to contribute to their home and away settings, and the second lets them add more than one person to the Nest account. This may seem small, but it […]

Opera’s new browser blocks ads natively – PCWorld

Opera Software has updated its desktop browser to block ads without the need for a plug-in. With its 2.07 percent share of the desktop browser market last month, according to StatCounter, Opera’s move is unlikely to scare advertisers, or website operators dependent on advertising revenue — particularly as the blocker is turned off by default. […]

The Echo From Amazon Brims With Groundbreaking Promise – New York Times

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