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SeatGeek’s new Pano feature gives ticketbuyers a 360-degree view of the stadium

SeatGeek Pano SeatGeek is launching a new way to give ticketbuyers a better sense of exactly what they’ll see from a given seat. The new feature, called Pano, offers a 360-degree view of the empty venue — you can look around in all directions, Street View-style, and you can also jump to different parts of the stadium to compare the view from the different seats. “It’s super… Read More
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Samsung finally starts updating its devices with Android 7.0 Nougat, with more arriving soon

Android Nougat Back in November, Samsung announced preliminary plans to start testing Android 7.0 on its latest devices. For the second year in a row, the company was mostly testing the waters early on, asking a select group of interested early adopters to test the update via its Galaxy Beta Program. Lo, all these months later the almost-latest version of Google’s mobile operating system (the… Read More
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The 10 best private high schools in the San Francisco Bay Area

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An Oakland school known for turning out a high number of nationally-ranked chess players topped a list of the best private high schools in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2017.

Niche, an education review site that’s kind of like Yelp for schools, based its ranking on a combination of user reviews and education statistics sourced from government and public databases.

Founded in 1960, the College Preparatory School in Oakland funnels an estimated 29% of graduates into Stanford University, MIT, or Ivy League members, according to a 2010 ranking from Forbes. The magazine named College Prep the 17th best private high school in America.

Tuition costs $40,310 a year, up nearly 30% from the 2010 – 2011 academic year.

Only two schools located in San Francisco cracked Niche’s top 10 list: Lick-Wilmerding High School and San Francisco University High School. 

Here are the 10 best private high schools in the San Francisco Bay Area, via Niche:

1. The College Preparatory School — Oakland, CA

2. The Harker School — San Jose, CA

3. Stanford Online High School — Stanford, CA

4. Castilleja School — Palo Alto, CA

5. The Branson School — Ross, CA

6. Crystal Springs Uplands School — Hillsborough, CA

7. Menlo School — Atherton, CA

8. Lick-Wilmerding High School — San Francisco, CA

9. San Francisco University High School — San Francisco, CA

10. Head-Royce School — Oakland, CA

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The government will close its investigation into the first Tesla Autopilot fatality

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is expected to close a six-month investigation into the first Tesla Autopilot fatality without seeking a recall, according to a source briefed on the matter.

The auto safety agency did not find evidence of a defect that would have required a safety recall of the cars, the source said.

NHTSA will hold a press conference at 12 p.m. ET regarding the Tesla investigation.

Tesla’s Autopilot, introduced in October 2015, has been the focus of intense scrutiny since it was revealed in July that a Tesla Model S driver, Joshua Brown, was killed while using the technology in a May 7 collision with a truck in Florida.

Brown was driving his 2015 Model S in Williston, Florida when a truck made a left turn in front of the car. The Model S then assed under the truck, with the bottom of the trailer striking the windshield. The Tesla then drove off the road and smashed through two fences before hitting a power pole.

Tesla wrote in a blog post at the time that the Autopilot system did not notice “the white side of the tractor trailer against a brightly lit sky, so the brake was not applied.”

Brown’s death was the first known Autopilot 

Tesla in September unveiled improvements to its Autopilot software, adding new limits on hands-off driving and other improvements that CEO Elon Musk has said likely would have prevented a fatality in May.

This story is developing.

SEE ALSO: Airbags were not deployed in the fatal Tesla Autopilot crash, says accident report

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Mark Zuckerberg is suing hundreds of Hawaiians to protect his 700-acre Kauai estate

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Back in 2014, Mark Zuckerberg paid close to $100 million for 700 acres of beachfront property on the island of Kauai.

Now the Facebook billionaire is suing a few hundred Hawaiians who still have legal ownership claims to parts of his vacation estate through their ancestors, as was first reported by the Honolulu Star Advertiser.

Three holding companies controlled by Zuckerberg filed 8 lawsuits in local court on December 30 against families that collectively inherited 14 parcels of land through the Kuleana Act, a Hawaiian law established in 1850 that gave natives the right to own the land they lived on for the first time.

The 14 parcels total just 8.04 of the 700 acres Zuckerberg owns, but the law currently gives any direct family member of a parcel’s original owner the right to enter the otherwise private compound. Only one of the parcels is currently being used by retired professor named Carlos Andrade, who has joined Zuckerberg as a co-plaintiff in the lawsuits.

The quiet title lawsuits that have been filed are designed to identify all property owners and give them the ability to sell their ownership stakes at auction, according to Keoni Shultz, a lawyer representing Zuckerberg. Because the ownership stakes are passed down and divided among family descendants by the state, many people don’t realize they have a claim until action is taken against them in court.

“It is common in Hawaii to have small parcels of land within the boundaries of a larger tract, and for the title to these smaller parcels to have become broken or clouded over time,” Shultz told Business Insider in a statement. “In some cases, co-owners may not even be aware of their interests. Quiet title actions are the standard and prescribed process to identify all potential co-owners, determine ownership, and ensure that, if there are other co-owners, each receives appropriate value for their ownership share.” 

This isn’t the first time that Zuckerberg has taken steps to fortifying his Kauai property. Last year he angered neighbors by constructing a rock wall that blocked their views of the ocean.

SEE ALSO: People are upset over Mark Zuckerberg building a wall in Hawaii

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Realm revives object database for mobile dev

Realm is introducing version 1.0 of its Realm Mobile Platform, which uses the company’s object database for synchronizing data on mobile devices. It supports development of “offline first” native mobile experiences.

The platform features the Realm Mobile Database, which is an embedded object database supporting Android and Apple iOS clients, and Realm Object Server, for object synchronization and event handling to synchronize data across devices. The Object Server can be deployed on servers or in the cloud.

Object databases had been considered eye-opening data management technology back in the 1990s, Realm Chief Marketing Officer Paul Kopacki acknowledged. “It was always a great idea. The world wasn’t ready for it 20 years and the technology and the technology wasn’t all the way there.”

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New Windows 10 upgrade benefits for Windows Cloud Subscriptions in CSP

This means customers subscribed to Windows 10 Enterprise E3 and E5 as well as Secure Productive Enterprise E3 and E5, can now upgrade their Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 PCs and devices to Windows 10 without the need to purchase separate upgrade licenses.

This is an important benefit addition to Windows cloud subscriptions in CSP as it enables customers who have yet to purchase a new Windows 10 device, or who missed out on the free upgrade to Windows 10 campaign, to take advantage of enterprise-grade security, managed by a trusted partner, for the price of coffee and a donut.

In order to take advantage of this new upgrade benefit, tenant admins for customers with Windows cloud subscriptions can log in to the Office 365 Admin center http://portal.office.com with their Azure Active Directory admin credentials and see options to begin the upgrade on the device they are currently using, share the download link with others in their organization, create installation media or troubleshoot installation.

The Windows 10 upgrade licenses issued as part of this process are perpetual and associated with the device. This means the license will not expire or be revoked if the customer chooses to end their Windows cloud subscription in the CSP program.

New Windows 10 Upgrade benefits can be accessed by tenant admins in the Office 365 Admin center

New Windows 10 Upgrade benefits can be accessed by tenant admins in the Office 365 Admin center (above)

The new upgrade benefits are rolling out now and tenant admins with Windows subscriptions in CSP should start to see Windows 10 upgrade options and links in their Office 365 Admin center over the next 48 hours.

We hope these new Windows 10 upgrade benefits will better enable businesses of any size – including those with PCs and devices still on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 – to work with a trusted partner to upgrade to enterprise-grade security and management with flexible, small business pricing from just $7 per user, per month.

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Private members' club Neuehouse was meant to open in London — but now it has abandoned its plans

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LONDON — Neuehouse, the American private members’ club, has abandoned its plan to expand to London, and will no longer lease space in London’s historic Adelphi Building, Business Insider has learned.

Back in 2014, as London’s technology scene really started to scale, it started to become even more of a destination for international entrepreneurs.

There was a thriving business in catering to the city’s technology scene, and international office companies like WeWork started to expand to London.

American private members’ club Neuehouse decided to bring its luxury offices to the city. The company, started in New York in 2013, styles itself as a “workspace for creative people and entrepreneurs as well as events,” and enforces a 50/50 gender split in its membership.

Neuehouse found a suitably prestigious location for its London offices: the first and second floors of the Adelphi Building in Covent Garden. It planned to open a 65,000 square foot office space in the historic building, which was built in 1748 and remodelled in Art Deco style in the 1930s. Neuehouse claimed that it had a “multi million pound construction budget” to bring its private members’ club to London.

The grand announcement of Neuehouse’s first international expansion was made at an event in New York in 2014, which featured the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The announcement of Neuehouse’s international expansion attracted press coverage from outlets including The Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Fortune.

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Neuehouse targeted a Spring 2016 launch date for its London location, according to The Wall Street Journal. The company hired Ian Minor, an experienced venue manager, as its director of operations in London. It also brought in hotel industry veteran Marieke Schellen as director of people and culture to oversee the hiring of staff for the venue.

Adelphi BuildingThe website for Neuehouse London promised a full-service restaurant, an on-site flower shop, meeting rooms, and even a broadcasting studio. It all sounded as if London was about to get a brand new, high-end space for companies to work from.

But sources close to Neuehouse have told Business Insider that the company has scrapped its plan to open in London, and it’s no longer leasing space in the Adelphi Building.

The Neuehouse London website was quietly deleted at the end of 2016, and the listing for “London” on Neuehouse’s homepage has also been deleted.

The website for the Adelphi Building used to list Neuehouse as a tenant that occupied the first and second floors. It also deleted all references to Neuehouse London from its website at the end of 2016.

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A receptionist at the Adelphi Building told Business Insider that “they’re not based here” when asked about Neuehouse. “On their website it says they are,” they said. “But they’re not.”

Minor and Schellen, two of the staff members hired to oversee the construction and launch of Neuehouse London, have now left the company. 

It’s not clear what’s now going to happen to the first and second floors of the Adelphi Building. Neuehouse did not respond to repeated requests for comment. Blackstone, the private equity company that owns the Adelphi Building, declined to comment.

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Scientists want to bring back the 300-pound Caspian tiger, which went extinct in the 1960s

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Caspian tigers were some of the largest cats ever to roam the Earth, but they went extinct in the 1960s. Now, some scientists want to bring them back.

A new study, published in the journal Biological Conservation, lays out the plan to reintroduce the tigers using a subspecies, the Siberian tiger, which is genetically similar to the Caspian tiger.

The authors write in their paper that the Siberians tiger’s “phenotype proves adaptable to the arid conditions of the introduction site.” In other words, they believe that the big cats — who primarily live in Russia’s birch forests — could adapt well to the conditions of the sites in Central Asia where they would be reintroduced.

During their prime, Caspian tigers could be found in Turkey and through much of Central Asia, including Iran and Iraq, and in Northwestern China as well.

They went extinct in the middle of the 20th century because of hunting, habitat loss, and food shortages. Poisoning and trapping were promoted by rewards in the former Soviet Union until the 1930s, and irrigation projects during the Soviet era destroyed the woodlands and reed beds that were critical tiger habitat, which caused the cats’ prey to disappear too.

The team chose the new sites by considering how much people currently use the land, and found the most promising site was the Ili River delta and adjacent southern coast of Balkhash Lake, which is about 7,000 square kilometers large. 

Wild boar, Bukhara deer, and roe deer would be the tigers’ main source of prey in the area. As a result, the resarchers add, their respective populations also need to be brought up to “sustainable” levels. This could take more than a decade, however.

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“It is vital to restore wild ungulate (hoofed mammal) populations in the area… that alone could take five to 15 years,” said Mikhail Paltsyn, conservationist and doctoral candidate at the State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry, in a statement. Paltsyn also said that they’d have to make sure that people and tigers can live alongside each other.

The study suggests that if about 40 tigers are introduced, there could be 100 of them walking around in 50 years time. This doesn’t sound like a huge number, but when you consider that there are only about 500 Siberian tigers left in the wild, it could be an important addition. 

Caspian tigers were generally smaller than Siberian tigers, but males could weigh up to 240kg, and adults grew to about 10ft long, which is larger than most big cats that are around today. (Lions are about 190kg in weight, jaguars around 96kg and leopards are a lot lighter at 31kg.)

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WWE's marketing and revenue boss says its content output has doubled in the last 5 years, all thanks to digital (WWE)

Each year, The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas showcases the innovation and technology that is changing the world – and the way companies do business.

At CES 2017, Business Insider spoke with advertising and marketing executives from a variety of industries to discuss their challenges, successes, and strategies for navigating the current digital landscape.

We sat down with Michelle Wilson, the chief revenue and marketing officer of WWE, who explained how new tech is disrupting her business, requiring the professional wrestling entertainment company to think differently about how it produces content on different channels. Its 120-strong digital team is now bigger than its TV production unit.

“When we look five years ago, we were putting out about 750 hours of original content every year, which is a lot,” Wilson said. “Fast-forward to today, we’re putting out double that, about 1,500 hours of original content that’s both long-form for TV, but we’re putting out just as much content short-form on YouTube and Snapchat.”

Wilson said WWE “love[s]” Snapchat and is working to create original shows for the photo and video-sharing app. WWE is also utilizing Facebook Live to take fans “behind the curtain.” Next on the list is virtual reality, an opportunity Wilson thinks is only one to three years away from really taking off.

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