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Nvidia makes push into self-driving vehicles

cnbc.com — Nvidia remains best known for powering video games with its graphics processors rather than playing with tech titans like Google and potentially Apple. That's not stopping the chipmaker from making a big push into the hotly contested race to develop self-driving cars, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal on Thursday.

What does that mean for Apple stock?

cnbc.com — A flood of Apple Watch pre-orders is pushing back shipping times of the much-hyped wearable by weeks-in some cases, months. That bodes well for Apple investors, according to RBC Capital Markets' Amit Daryanani. "It's either a sign that demand is really good or supply is really constrained, but it looks like they have a healthy backlog already," the analyst told CNBC on Friday.

Airbus video offers details on reinforced cockpits, locking procedures

cnbc.com — Video surfaced early Wednesday morning showing the reinforced cockpit doors that regulators mandated Airbus to install following the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. An Airbus spokesman confirmed to the New York Times on Wednesday that the company had produced the footage. The 2002 video was posted to YouTube.

Yahoo exec challenges NSA director over spying

cnbc.com — A senior Yahoo Inc. executive confronted NSA director Adm. Mike Rogers on Monday over the use of "backdoors" in U.S. products that allow government agencies to decrypt online communications. During a cybersecurity summit on Monday, Yahoo's chief information security officer, Alex Stamos, asked Rogers whether companies such as Yahoo should build backdoors into their systems for countries such as Russia and China if they also build them for the United States.

Google's trying to break the language barrier

cnbc.com — Google and Microsoft want to make the language barrier obsolete. Translating websites and emails into scores of different languages has become commonplace online, but now the two tech giants are taking the next step-real-time translation. Google plans to update its mobile translation app soon with the ability to turn spoken popular languages into translated text, according to The New York Times .

It's Google versus Microsoft in latest salvo over the workplace

cnbc.com — Google wants to take over your office. The tech giant is offering influential outside firms a higher commission to push its workplace software to businesses, according to The Wall Street Journal, which cited anonymous sources. Google wants to offer the firms, also called resellers, more than the 20 percent of the revenue they already keep from selling Google's Apps for Work software.

Super-advanced spyware software discovered: Symantec

cnbc.com — A highly advanced piece of malware-perhaps the most sophisticated of its kind ever discovered-has been systematically snooping on government organizations, businesses and private individuals for at least the past six years, according to cybersecurity company Symantec. The most likely culprit behind the sophisticated spying software remains a "nation state," the company said in a statement released Sunday.

Watch Carl Icahn's correction calls from this year

cnbc.com — Billionaire investor Carl Icahn called for a "major correction" on Monday, and he gave his prediction plenty of runway-about three to five years. "It's really a question of when that is going to happen, in my opinion," Icahn told Reuters at the Reuters Global Investment Outlook Summit in New York.

Ben of Ben & Jerry's: Pot goes with Cherry Garcia

cnbc.com — Ben Cohen just answered a burning question for all those suffering from the munchies. Which Ben & Jerry's ice cream flavor goes best with cannabis? Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, has plenty of options. After all, his company has created flavors such as Karamel Sutra and Half Baked.

Apple details plans to take over your office

cnbc.com — Apple has unveiled details on its plan to make iPhones and iPads workplace staples. In July, Apple and IBM announced an enterprise partnership that could make the traditionally consumer-minded Apple a major player in the business market.
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