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Jul 20, 2018

'Fortnite' player uses trick on Ohio teen to hack account
A 13-year-old boy learned a valuable lesson after his "Fortnite" account was hacked and his expensive avatar was killed off by a stranger during a gaming session last week.

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Jul 20, 2018

Helicopter-fired Navy laser weapon helps attack and destroy sea mines
The US Navy used an MH-60S helicopter-mounted laser system to scan and detect underwater mine-like targets during the ongoing multi-national Rim of the Pacific exercise, marking the first operational use of an emerging technology bringing much faster detection and a wider Field of View to countermine missions.

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Jul 20, 2018

2018 iPhone takes shape, big overhaul coming, reports say
As leaks intensify, we may be getting a clearer picture of the 2018 iPhone lineup.

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Jul 20, 2018

India lynchings: WhatsApp restricts message forwarding to combat mob killings
WhatsApp has implemented new restrictions on message forwarding in an attempt to combat the spate of mob killings in India.

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Jul 20, 2018

'Fortnite' player uses trick on Ohio teen to hack account, kill pricey avatar
A 13-year-old boy learned a valuable lesson after his "Fortnite" account was hacked and his expensive avatar was killed off by a stranger during a gaming session last week.

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Jul 20, 2018

3D-printed gun blueprints can be downloaded starting next month, ending lengthy legal battle
Blueprints for 3D-printed guns can be downloaded next month following a landmark Department of Justice settlement with Second Amendment advocates.

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Jul 20, 2018

Microsoft foils hacking attempt on 2018 election candidates
Microsoft recently stopped an effort to hack three US candidates up for election this year.

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Jul 19, 2018

Emergency warnings might someday interrupt your Netflix binges
People might find their Netflix binges interrupted by emergency alerts under a bipartisan bill announced in the Senate Wednesday.

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Jul 19, 2018

How DNA analysis technology is unlocking cold cases
Nicole Eby was 9 years old when she last saw her sister Michella Welch alive—and she didn't know if there would ever be a break in the 32-year-old cold case.

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Jul 19, 2018

Alarming study shows link between digital media use and ADHD
Digital media overuse can lead to ADHD in young people, a new study says.

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Jul 19, 2018

Mobile games are being used for money laundering, report warns
Popular mobile games such as "Clash of Clans," "Clash Royale" and "Marvel Contest of Champions" are being used to launder money, according to a new report from a German cybersecurity company.

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Jul 19, 2018

Army's new machine gun will blast like battle tanks
The Army's new weapon will look like a light machine gun, but will put M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank-style blasting power literally at the fingertips of U.S. soldiers.

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Jul 19, 2018

States experiment with sending distracted drivers to jail
Alongside the rise in popularity of smartphones, most states have put distracted driving laws on the books over the past decade.

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Jul 19, 2018

Iron Man suit goes on sale ? but it'll cost $440G
You don't need to be Tony Stark to wear this suit, but you might need to be him to afford it.

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Jul 19, 2018

35 percent of people never change their passwords
How often do you change your passwords?

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Jul 19, 2018

Pentagon makes massive new AI push for tanks, ships, weapons, drones and networks
The Pentagon is making a massive push to accelerate the application of artificial intelligence to ships, tanks, aircraft, drones, weapons and large networks as part of a sweeping strategy to more quickly harness and integrate the latest innovations.

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Jul 19, 2018

YouTube removes channel operated by couple on probation for child neglect
YouTube removed "FamilyOFive" from its website following uproar from users online.

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Jul 19, 2018

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg backtracks on comments about Holocaust deniers
Facebook may be locked in a battle against fake news, and now CEO Mark Zuckerberg is backtracking on claims that the social network won't ban Holocaust deniers.

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Jul 18, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg backtracking on comments about Facebook not banning Holocaust deniers
Facebook may be locked in a battle against fake news, and now CEO Mark Zuckerberg is backtracking on claims that the social network won't ban Holocaust deniers.

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Jul 18, 2018

Navy's USS Ford set for upgraded ship-defense weapons
The Navy is now integrating and preparing weapons systems for its advanced Ford aircraft carrier during 12-month period called Post-Shakedown Availability (PSA)—one of several key final steps designed to prepare the ship for ocean warfare when the ship deploys in 2022.

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Jul 18, 2018

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook won't ban Holocaust deniers
Facebook may be locked in a battle against fake news, but CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that the social network is not going to become a fact checker anytime soon, going so far as to say it won't ban Holocaust deniers.

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Jul 18, 2018

Facebook won't ban Holocaust deniers, Mark Zuckerberg says
Facebook may be locked in a battle against fake news, but CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that the social network is not going to become a fact checker anytime soon, going so far as to say it won't ban Holocaust deniers.

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Jul 18, 2018

No killer robots? Thousands of AI researchers pledge not to develop autonomous lethal weapons
Over 160 companies working in artificial intelligence have signed a pledge not to develop lethal autonomous weapons.

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Jul 18, 2018

Cambridge Analytica's Facebook data was accessed from Russia, UK lawmaker says
Facebook data gathered by now-defunct political consultancy Cambridge Analytica was accessed from Russia, a British lawmaker charged.

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Jul 18, 2018

New York town 'adopts' Bigfoot as its official animal
The village of Whitehall, NY, population 2,556, has adopted Bigfoot as its "official animal" in a measure that passed 4-0, according to The Whitehall Times, the town's local newspaper.

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Jul 18, 2018

EU Fines Google $5.1B for Abuse of Power
Google and the European Union are certainly not on friendly terms right now, and haven't been for quite some time.

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Jul 18, 2018

The Pentagon is working on a secret project to let soldiers control weapons with their minds
The Pentagon's research unit is working on a project that one day would let people control machines with their minds.

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Jul 18, 2018

Google is fined $5 billion by EU in Android antitrust case
The European Union plans to hit Alphabet Inc.'s Google with a record antitrust fine of €4.34 billion ($5.06 billion) on Wednesday, according to an official familiar with the matter, a decision that could loosen the company's grip on its biggest growth engine: mobile phones.

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Jul 18, 2018

Why artificial intelligence must disclose that it's AI
Google recently repitched Duplex to explicitly reveal to restaurant hosts and salon staff that they are speaking with the Google Assistant and are being recorded.

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Jul 18, 2018

Google to Be Fined $5 Billion by EU in Android Antitrust Case
The European Union plans to hit Alphabet Inc.'s Google with a record antitrust fine of €4.34 billion ($5.06 billion) on Wednesday, according to an official familiar with the matter, a decision that could loosen the company's grip on its biggest growth engine: mobile phones.

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Jul 18, 2018

Elon Musk apologizes for calling hero British diver a 'pedo'
Tesla CEO Elon Musk apologized in a tweet Wednesday for apparently accusing a British diver who helped rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thailand cave last week of being a pedophile.

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Jul 17, 2018

Robot security guard patrols San Francisco gas station
Robots are popping up at corporations, campuses, shopping malls and airports.

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Jul 17, 2018

Facebook exec apologizes for censoring Diamond & Silk
WASHINGTON - A Facebook executive publicly apologized Tuesday for mistreating Diamond and Silk, the pro-Trump social media personalities.

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Jul 17, 2018

LabCorp finds 'suspicious activity' on its IT network
Laboratory testing giant LabCorp detected "suspicious activity" on its IT network over the weekend, the company announced Monday.

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Jul 17, 2018

Doctors slam sex robot 'family mode'
A sex robot with a "family mode" that dials down her dirty talk has been blasted as "profoundly damaging" for kids by academics.

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Jul 17, 2018

North Carolina man's barbeque invite goes viral after clarifying it wasn't an orgy
A North Carolina man's invitation to his barbeque last month went viral after he had to clarify it was a legitimate party and not an orgy because he sent it through his Grindr profile.

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Jul 17, 2018

Walmart moves to Microsoft's cloud
Walmart knows that its biggest rival is Amazon, so to better compete with the company run by the world's richest person, Walmart is teaming up with Microsoft.

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Jul 17, 2018

Facebook allowed underage users, extreme content on site, investigation finds
Facebook is ignoring underage users and knowingly permitting extreme content to remain on its platform, a new investigation in the United Kingdom has found.

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Jul 17, 2018

Pentagon sees quantum computing as key weapon for war in space
WASHINGTON — Top Pentagon official Michael Griffin sat down a few weeks ago with Air Force scientists at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio to discuss the future of quantum computing in the U.S. military. Griffin, the undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, has listed quantum computers and related applications among the Pentagon's must-do R&D investments.

Fox Technology news
Jul 16, 2018

British diver doesn't rule out legal action against Musk over tweets
The British diver who played an instrumental role in rescuing the 12 boys from a Thailand cave on Monday fired back at tech billionaire Elon Musk who apparently accused him of being a pedophile.

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Jul 16, 2018

Amazon's Prime Day runs into snags swiftly
Amazon's website ran into some snags quickly Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created.

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Jul 16, 2018

Trump trolled with 'traitor' tweet by Dictionary.com after Putin summit
President Donald Trump was trolled by Dictionary.com Monday with the tweeted definition of "traitor" after his extraordinary joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.

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Jul 16, 2018

Could Africa become the next Silicon Valley?
At one point, the idea of developing a start-up in Africa was unfamiliar and far-fetched.

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Jul 16, 2018

Twitter boots Guccifer 2.0 and DCLeaks after Mueller indictment
Twitter on Saturday kicked off two accounts, Guccifer 2.0 and DCLeaks, that were connected to the 2016 hack of the Democratic National Committee and the leak of stolen documents.

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Jul 16, 2018

The best Amazon Prime Day deals
Amazon Prime Day is upon us, and while the sale doesn't officially begin until 12 p.m. PT / 3 p.m. ET, Amazon is kicking things off early with a few sales on its own devices.

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Jul 16, 2018

German court rules Facebook data can be inherited
When someone passes away, Facebook either deletes or memorializes the individual's account and it can't be accessed by anyone beyond sharing memories on the timeline.

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Jul 15, 2018

Elon Musk calls diver who helped save Thailand boys a 'pedo' for slamming his rescue idea
Tech billionaire Elon Musk sent a viral shockwave Sunday in a tweet apparently accusing a British diver who helped rescue the 12 boys from a Thailand cave of being a pedophile.

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Jul 15, 2018

Microsoft calls for facial recognition technology rules given 'potential for abuse'
Microsoft has called on the government to step up and regulate facial recognition

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Jul 15, 2018

Best streaming service: Netflix vs. Vudu vs. Amazon Prime vs. Hulu
When you're picking a streaming video service, so many questions pop up: how much does it cost? What movies does it have? Can you find current episodes of your favorite TV show, or are they all from past seasons? Is there an app, and how well does it work? The list goes on and on.

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Jul 14, 2018

Virtual reality developers aim to spark tech boom in the Deep South
Thousands of miles away from Silicon Valley in Clarksdale, Mississippi, in an old building that used to be a clothing shop, there's a virtual reality academy that trains the next generation of game developers.

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Jul 14, 2018

Amazon Prime Day secrets, best car tech, cool travel apps and more: Tech Q&A
My ex is a total psycho. How do I know there isn't a secret keylogger on my phone?

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Jul 14, 2018

Prime Day secrets, best car tech, cool travel apps and more: Tech Q&A
My ex is a total psycho. How do I know there isn't a secret keylogger on my phone?

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Jul 13, 2018

Navy pushes for more amphibious assault ships
Congressional decision-makers are working with the Navy to explore massively speeding up construction of its emerging fleet of new amphibious assault ships --- as part of an urgent push to expand the overall fleet faster and address an enormous deficit of available amphibs.

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Jul 13, 2018

Facebook making slow progress on diversity, report says
Facebook's latest diversity report shows that, while the tech giant has grown the percentage of women in its workforce, more work needs to be done in other areas.

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Jul 13, 2018

As Apple announces new MacBooks, more changes are expected
Apple rolled out new MacBook Pro models featuring faster processors and more products are expected later this year as the tech giant refreshes its offerings.

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Jul 13, 2018

Innovative project harnesses Legos and smartphones in the fight against invisible, deadly weapons
Diabolical, invisible weapons lurking to strike innocent civilians can now be exposed and stopped with an ingenious device built from Legos, a smartphone and free software.

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Jul 13, 2018

iPhone 9 rumor roundup: Everything we know so far
The expected launch of the newest iPhones is just around the corner.

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Jul 13, 2018

Apple's new iPhone will have this secret weapon
On Wednesday, we learned a lot about Apple's big fall hardware lineup.

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Jul 13, 2018

Russian troll farm created fake city newspaper Twitter accounts ... to spread real local stories: report
Operatives of the Kremlin-linked troll farm called the Internet Research Agency reportedly created Twitter accounts pretending to be local newspapers -- and shared real local stories rather than fake news.

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Jul 13, 2018

Twitter purge means fewer followers for Trump, Obama, Justin Bieber
Twitter's purge of suspicious accounts Wednesday has resulted in the social media platform's most popular users taking big hits to their number of followers.

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Jul 12, 2018

NC town battles opioid epidemic by using robots to test people's poop
In 2016 more than 33,000 opioid related deaths occurred across the U.S., but the town of Cary, located on the outskirts of North Carolina's capital, is the first to use a special device to test sewer water in an attempt to combat the opioid crisis.

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Jul 12, 2018

How under-fire Facebook is bolstering its battle against fake news
Facebook, which has come under fire for the proliferation of fake news on its platform, is ramping up its efforts against misinformation.

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Jul 12, 2018

Hacker exploits Netgear router to nab US military drone files
A Netgear router with an easy-to-guess default password may have a helped a hacker steal sensitive documents about a US military drone.

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Jul 12, 2018

Amazon Fire TV Cube review: Alexa comes to life
Amazon pioneered the smart speaker industry with the launch of its Echo, which featured its powerful voice assistant, Alexa, more than three years ago.

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Jul 12, 2018

Sex, drugs, and Google: Book looks at search giant's wild early days
Silicon Valley heavyweight Google was a wild child in its earliest days—a startup fueled by booze and a partying atmosphere, according to a new tell-all book.

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Jul 12, 2018

Facebook will tell you if Russian trolls slide into your DMs
Facebook is testing a new Messenger feature that could make it easier to spot direct messages from Russian trolls.

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Jul 12, 2018

Facebook will tell you if trolls slide into your DMs
Facebook is testing a new Messenger feature that could make it easier to spot direct messages from Russian trolls.

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Jul 12, 2018

Air Force's Iron Man suit could also be used to power up gadgets
Engineers at the University of Cincinnati are teaming up with Air Force Research Laboratory and working on engineering clothing that could one day power gadgets, including a cell phone.

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Jul 12, 2018

Navy attack sub 'fly-by-wire' tech inspires strategy shift
The Navy is expanding its attack submarine strategy to further emphasize enhanced "spy" like intelligence, surveillance reconnaissance missions to quietly patrol shallow waters near enemy coastline - scanning for enemy submarines, surface ships and coastal threats.

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Jul 12, 2018

Air Force F-16s & A-10s need more laser-guided rockets to attack small targets
The Pentagon is substantially revving up its arsenal of air-launched, laser-guided rockets able to attack and hit moving targets from the air at ranges more than three kilometers (1.86 miles), service officials said.

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Jul 12, 2018

Access to airport security systems are being sold by hackers for as little as $10
Access to an airport security system can cost as little as ten bucks.

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Jul 12, 2018

Controversial Amazon surveillance program gets second chance in Orlando
The City of Orlando's police department is giving Amazon's controversial facial recognition software a second chance, despite widespread criticism and privacy concerns by civil rights groups after the first sixth-month trial period ended late last month.

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Jul 12, 2018

Elon Musk vows to fix Flint water contamination issue
Elon Musk, the tech billionaire, said in a tweet Wednesday that he will pay to fix every home in Flint, Mich., that has contaminated water.

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Jul 11, 2018

FCC may soon charge $225 to handle your complaint
As the rules currently stand, filing a consumer complaint with the FCC sees them assess and handle that complaint on your behalf.

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Jul 11, 2018

Netflix introduces 'smart downloads' on Android
There's good news for Netflix subscribers who like to download TV shows to a mobile device to watch offline.

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Jul 11, 2018

Fortnite season 5: What we know so far
Season five of "Fortnite" is almost upon us and as usual the internet has been blowing up with fan theories, plot leaks and data mining secrets.

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Jul 11, 2018

These road signs detect drivers using cellphones
Using your phone while driving in the UK? Expect a warning from a smart road sign, at least if you're in Norfolk.

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Jul 11, 2018

PayPal slammed after telling customer that her death 'breached its rules'
PayPal was forced to apologize after sending a letter to a woman who had died of cancer claiming her death "breached its rules."

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Jul 11, 2018

Did Apple make it easier for your iPhone to get hacked?
Apple's attempt to prevent hackers (and law enforcement) from cracking your iPhone may have a glaring flaw.

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Jul 11, 2018

Facebook fined over $650G by UK in Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal
Facebook is facing a fine of over $650,000 in Britain after the country's information regulator said Wednesday the company failed to protect millions of users' data.

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Jul 11, 2018

'Blade Runner' becomes reality? Two flying taxi startups get Pentagon funding
Two startups aiming to build the world's first flying taxis are getting funding from the U.S. military.

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Jul 11, 2018

Facebook faces over $650G fine in Britain over data misuse scandal
Facebook is facing a fine of over $650,000 in Britain after the country's information regulator said Wednesday the company failed to protect millions of users' data.

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Jul 10, 2018

Snapchat could soon help you buy things on Amazon
A new Snapchat feature will soon help you buy everything you Snap.

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Jul 10, 2018

YouTube investing $25M in journalism and pushing 'authoritative' sources
YouTube is pouring $25 million into journalism on its platform in a push to support trustworthy news organizations and help them produce online videos.

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Jul 10, 2018

Owning an Apple iPhone is the best way to prove you're rich - replacing mustard
Owning an Apple iPhone is the best way of determining whether someone is rich or not - replacing posh mustard.

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Jul 10, 2018

Apple will discontinue iPhone SE and iPhone X, report says
Apple is turning its back on the iPhone X and iPhone SE, according to analysts.

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Jul 10, 2018

Thieves swipe $27K worth of gadgets in brazen Apple store heist
A crew of quick-acting thieves made off with $27,000 worth of Apple laptops and iPhones in mere seconds in a brazen heist that was caught on camera.

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Jul 10, 2018

Timehop data breach affects some 21 million users
Even your memories are vulnerable to hackers.

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Jul 10, 2018

Google, Apple face scrutiny from Republicans over data privacy
Ongoing media coverage about how third-party apps and smartphones can collect your data has prompted a group of Republican lawmakers to investigate the privacy practices at Google and Apple.

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Jul 10, 2018

'Fortnite' desert mystery: Bizarre giant video game burger 'leaks' into the real world
The "Fortnite" phenomenon has just got even weirder. A giant real-life version of the "Durr Burger" sign that features in the wildly popular video game has been found in the Mojave desert.

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Jul 09, 2018

eBay takes on Prime Day with its own summer sale
Good news, deal hunters: eBay today kicked off a summer sale offering discounts on everything from TVs and action cameras to gaming gear, wearable computing devices, smart home gadgets, and more.

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Jul 09, 2018

Thai cave rescue: Elon Musk's kid-sized submarine prompts jeers, praise
With the world transfixed by the plight of a boys soccer team trapped for more than a week without food inside a dark Thailand cave complex, Tesla's Elon Musk had an idea.

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Jul 09, 2018

Loch Ness Monster: This is Scotland's plan if the fabled beast is caught
Scottish officials have a plan ready if the Loch Ness Monster is ever caught.

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Jul 09, 2018

Never-before-seen Cold War videos declassified
At the height of the Cold War, the U.S. was testing nuclear weapons in case it needed to use them. Now, videos of the remarkable footage have been released, with more than 250 videos detailing just how extensive the testing was.

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Jul 09, 2018

Second Amazon Go store opening in Seattle
Back in February, it was predicted that there could be seven Amazon Go stores before the end of 2018.

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Jul 08, 2018

Tourist sentenced to 8 years in prison for anti-Egypt Facebook post
A Lebanese tourist who was arrested for posting a video to Facebook about her experience being sexually harassed in Egypt was sentenced to eight years in prison on Saturday.

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Jul 08, 2018

Twitter suspended 70 million fake, suspicious accounts in May, June, report says
Twitter is ratcheting up its ongoing battle against fake or suspicious accounts, having suspended more than 70 million accounts in May and June, according to data obtained by the Washington Post.

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Jul 07, 2018

Stop robocalls, free TV, anonymous browsing and more: Tech Q&A
I am so tired of robocalls. Is there any way to stop them for good?

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Jul 06, 2018

North Carolina mom warns of popular 'Roblox' video game after 7-year-old's avatar 'violently gang raped'
Amber Petersen was lounging in bed with her 7-year-old daughter last week, watching her play the popular children's video game Roblox on her iPad when she saw a disturbing display on the screen.

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Jul 06, 2018

5 essential tech options for your new car
A car is never just a car. Yes, there's the engine, windshield, and axle; these parts have been fundamental to cars since they were known as "horseless carriages." But the modern automobile is heavily computerized, with oxygen sensors, a stability controller, a powertrain module, and a vast network of other functions.

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