Amazon Map Tracking, which gives live updates of the exact location of packages and their estimated arrival times, is now available for all US deliveries (Abrar Al-Heeti/CNET)

Abrar Al-Heeti / CNET: Amazon Map Tracking, which gives live updates of the exact location of packages and their estimated arrival times, is now available for all US deliveries  —  Pinning down the location of your Amazon package should become a whole lot easier with the US rollout of Amazon Map Tracking. from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2GJyxMy

The Google Lens update announced at Google I/O is rolling out, with ability to search in real time by pointing camera at objects, smart text selection, and more (Abner Li/9to5Google)

Abner Li / 9to5Google: The Google Lens update announced at Google I/O is rolling out, with ability to search in real time by pointing camera at objects, smart text selection, and more  —  At I/O 2018, Google detailed a big update to Google Lens a year after first announcing it.  In addition to a new… Read More The Google Lens update announced at Google I/O is rolling out, with ability to search in real time by pointing camera at objects, smart text selection, and more (Abner Li/9to5Google)

Sources: Apple signed deal with Volkswagen to use vans as autonomous staff shuttles, wanted to partner with BMW and Mercedes-Benz on all-electric autonomous car (Jack Nicas/New York Times)

Jack Nicas / New York Times: Sources: Apple signed deal with Volkswagen to use vans as autonomous staff shuttles, wanted to partner with BMW and Mercedes-Benz on all-electric autonomous car  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Apple had already curtailed its grand vision for disrupting the automotive industry by building its own self-driving car. from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2IHZLVq

Pittsburgh mayor Bill Peduto says he was unaware of Uber’s plans to resume testing autonomous cars in the city this summer, wants federal investigation first (CBS Pittsburgh)

CBS Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh mayor Bill Peduto says he was unaware of Uber’s plans to resume testing autonomous cars in the city this summer, wants federal investigation first  —  Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto Says He Learned Of Uber’s Plans Through Social Media  —  PHOENIX (AP/KDKA) – Uber is ending … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2s6gBq4

Without windfalls from sales of international businesses, Uber had Q1 2018 loss of $312M before interest, taxes and other expenses, half of Q1 2017 loss (Eric Newcomer/Bloomberg)

Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg: Without windfalls from sales of international businesses, Uber had Q1 2018 loss of $312M before interest, taxes and other expenses, half of Q1 2017 loss  —  – Investors agree to buy up to $600 million in Uber shares  — Coatue, Altimeter and TPG purchase values Uber at $62 billion from Techmeme… Read More Without windfalls from sales of international businesses, Uber had Q1 2018 loss of $312M before interest, taxes and other expenses, half of Q1 2017 loss (Eric Newcomer/Bloomberg)

The FCC’s Ajit Pai has repeatedly evaded answers and refused to respond to questions from members of Congress, 13 Democrats say in new letter seeking responses (Devin Coldewey/TechCrunch)

Devin Coldewey / TechCrunch: The FCC’s Ajit Pai has repeatedly evaded answers and refused to respond to questions from members of Congress, 13 Democrats say in new letter seeking responses  —  Thirteen members of Congress have written to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai criticizing his “repeated evasive responses to our inquiries” … from Techmeme https://ift.tt/2knXOCV

Tinder says it is now testing Tinder Places, which will let users find potential matches based off the places they travel to, in Australia and Chile (Ashley Carman/The Verge)

Ashley Carman / The Verge: Tinder says it is now testing Tinder Places, which will let users find potential matches based off the places they travel to, in Australia and Chile  —  We knew Tinder Places — the dating app’s new way to connect people through location sharing — was coming, but Tinder officially announced… Read More Tinder says it is now testing Tinder Places, which will let users find potential matches based off the places they travel to, in Australia and Chile (Ashley Carman/The Verge)