Waze is expanding its carpool service to cover the entire state of California, after successful trials in San Francisco, Sacramento, Monterey, and across Israel. The app identifies suitable commuters that live in between the driver’s home and work locations. The rider pays their share of the gas money in exchange…

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Urs Hölzle and Google’s AI chip, the TPU 2.0.Cole Wilson for WIRED Urs Hölzle has a big job. As senior vice president of technical infrastructure at Google, he’s in charge of the hundreds of thousands of servers in data centers spread across the planet to power the company’s ever widening…

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Urs Hölzle and Google’s AI chip, the TPU 2.0.Cole Wilson for WIRED Urs Hölzle has a big job. As senior vice president of technical infrastructure at Google, he’s in charge of the hundreds of thousands of servers in data centers spread across the planet to power the company’s ever widening…

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Image copyright BT BT has replaced its auditor for the first time in 33 years after an accounting scandal at its Italian business cost it £530m. The former state-owned phone giant has dropped PwC and will replace them with rival accounting firm KPMG. In January, BT admitted its Italian business…

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Image copyright AFP Image caption Mario Draghi said risks to eurozone growth were “broadly balanced” The European Central Bank (ECB) has increased its forecasts for economic growth in the eurozone but kept interest rates on hold. ECB president Mario Draghi also hinted that there was no need to cut rates…

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Image copyright Google Image caption Azam Zia was employed at Icknield High School from July 2013 to March 2016 A maths teacher who allowed pupils to settle disputes during out-of-hours wrestling sessions has been banned from teaching. A professional conduct panel found Azam Zia, who worked at Icknield High School,…

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Image caption Students say they do not get enough information about how their tuition fees are spent Levels of satisfaction with university “value for money” have fallen for the fifth year in a row, in a major annual study of student attitudes. Five years ago, 53% of students across the…

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Image copyright Getty Images A nine-year battle between RBS and angry shareholders ended at the High Court on Wednesday as a judge agreed to stop the case. The majority of the RBS Shareholders Action Group of 9,000 investors have agreed to accept a £200m settlement relating to a £12bn bailout…

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