TNT 1758: Twitter TV

May 02, 2017, 01:13 AM

In a newly signed executive order, President Donald Trump says he plans to establish and American Technology Council to transform and modernize information technology, but it was unclear how he planned to do this.

Twitter struck a deal with Bloomberg to put together a new service that will bring original news to Twitter, streamed 24/7 starting this Fall. It will feature original content brought in from Bloomberg's worldwide bureaus, mixed with curated video content from Twitter users.

Samsung is getting into the self-driving car business. According to the Verge, the South Korean giant is testing its driverless car tech in Hyundais. Like Apple and perhaps Google, Samsung isn't expected to build its own cars, just the autonomous tech inside them.

Plus, Amazon announces the end of Underground Actually Free, someone scraped Tinder profiles for facial recognition, someone leaked the next season of Orange is the New Black and it won't hurt Netflix one bit, and Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica discusses a leaked document that shows how Facebook is analyzing the emotions of its teen users and passing that information on to advertisers.

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