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Louisville, KY, United States

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Past articles by Jake:

Tesla Model S allegedly in Autopilot hits parked police car

Are Tesla drivers relying on Autopilot a bit too much? → Read More

Apple planning new campus for North Carolina: Report

Apple is planning a new corporate campus for the United States, and a new report says it's set for North Carolina. → Read More

Android P to stop apps from monitoring network activity

It's about time Google patches this nasty security flaw where any Android app can monitor network access of another app. → Read More

Xiaomi selects Hong Kong exchange for IPO

Called the Apple of China, Xiaomi is looking to raise at least $10 billion. → Read More

Sprint, T-Mobile finalizing merger with John Legere as chief: Report

T-Mobile head John Legere is said to run the combined Sprint and T-Mobile wireless carrier. → Read More

eSim collusion: AT&T, Verizon being investigated by US

US federal regulators are looking into AT&T, Verizon, and GSMA for possibly making it more difficult for customers to switch wireless carriers. GSMA puts eSIM tech on hold. → Read More

Apple is replacing some 13-inch MacBook Pro batteries

Following expanding components, Apple is replacing some 13-inch MacBook Pro's batteries. → Read More

LG G7 ThinQ will have dedicated Google Assistant button

Hey Google: The hardware button to launch Google Assistant will be on the left side, CNET says. → Read More

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium includes 4K display, dual cameras

Xperia XZ2 Premium's dual cameras promise better low-light photos thanks to a high ISO. → Read More

Fed up? How to delete or deactivate your Facebook account

How do you permanently delete your Facebook account? It's pretty easy. Facebook users can also deactivate their account for a temporary break. → Read More

Tesla Autopilot will never be perfect, says Elon Musk

Elon Musk said in an interview that Autopilot 'can reduce accidents by a factor of 10' in the long term. → Read More

Gmail is getting a redesign that includes a 'Confidential Mode'

Double down on privacy: In the coming weeks, Google will roll out an early access program for a redesigned Gmail version, a memo says. → Read More

Google enables Android Auto wireless for Pixel, Nexus devices

It's a limited initial rollout, but a start. Google says Android Auto wireless support should come to more phones and car displays soon. → Read More

Unreleased gold iPhone X leaks thanks to the FCC

All gold everything: Did Apple ditch this color before the iPhone X's September release? → Read More

Live stream: Watch Mark Zuckerberg testimony at Senate hearing

Facebook's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, will make his first congressional appearance to answer questions about user privacy in the wake of Cambridge Analytica. Here's how to watch the hearings live. → Read More

Sprint and T-Mobile restore merger talks

A Sprint and T-Mobile deal would combine the nation's third and fourth largest carriers. → Read More

LG G7 ThinQ launching May 2

Next flagship: LG says its LG G7 ThinQ will launch at an event in New York in May. The seventh-generation LG handset is expected to feature an AI hardware button. → Read More

PayPal plans banking features like FDIC coverage by mid year

PayPal says check deposit, FDIC insurance, and ATM-enabled debit cards will launch for some users by mid 2018. → Read More

Apple now powered by 100-percent renewable energy worldwide

Green push: Apple announces its business and facilities are now powered by 100-percent renewable energy sources. → Read More

How to tell if Cambridge Analytica accessed your Facebook data

Here's how to check if you or a Facebook friend were connected to the "This is Your Digital Life" quiz, which is how Cambridge Analytica harvested data. → Read More