Technology & Innovation — Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016

FTN Daily #61 — Cars with laser eyes — PGP in trouble — and more

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Hypocrite Bureaucrat

Instead of fostering an innovation friendly climate, the EU has set its sights on Google. With no good results. Massimiliano Trovato for CapX

Europe won’t close its innovation gap by punishing Google


African Smartphone

A South African startup says it will soon start building smartphones, but claims of the first “made in Africa” phones have been around for years. Michael Reilly for MIT Technology Review

Europe won’t close its innovation gap by punishing Google


A big leap for cars

A new Lidar sensor promises to make self-diving cars better. Vanessa Bates Ramirez for Singularity Hub.

Europe won’t close its innovation gap by punishing Google


PGP encryption is broken

And it can’t be fixed. Filippo Valsorda for Ars Technica

Europe won’t close its innovation gap by punishing Google


Quo vadis Bitcoin?

A major bitcoin exchange has decided to stop selling the digital currency that was supposed to transform money on the internet. So what happens next? Cade Metz for Wired.

Europe won’t close its innovation gap by punishing Google


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