FCC and DOJ may agree on Sprint, T-Mobile merger – New York Post

When it comes to T-Mobile and Sprint, President Trump’s top regulators may be more closely aligned than previously thought. Before making this week’s surprise announcement that he supported the controversial, $26 billion merger between the telecom giants, Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, “consulted” with Makan Delrahim, the head of the antitrust division…

Autonomous vehicle pioneer doubles down on technology Tesla CEO Elon Musk calls ‘freaking stupid’ – CNBC

Chris Urmson, co-founder and chief executive officer of Aurora Innovation Inc.David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesA pioneer in autonomous driving is doubling down on a self-driving technology called lidar that uses sensors to help navigate through traffic — just a few weeks after Tesla CEO Elon Musk called the technology “freaking stupid.”Aurora CEO…

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales – Engadget

Law enforcement agencies in Florida and Oregon have already piloted Rekognition, while Amazon reportedly pitched the system to ICE. Amazon and Microsoft have both called for government oversight of facial recognition, while San Francisco banned the tech this month. Meanwhile, protestors and Amazon employees demonstrated outside the meeting.Amid a number of non-binding votes, shareholders also…

Chevy is bringing back the seat belt interlock, this time for teens – Fox News

Chevrolet wants you to buckle up so badly that it’s willing to annoy you. Well, your kids.The automaker is rolling out a 21st century take on the much-maligned seat belt interlock this year. (Chevrolet)The new version is called Buckle to Drive and incorporated into the standard Teen Driver safety system. Unlike the 1970s version, it…