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Is cybercrime on the rise in Europe?

Europol has called for an increased emphasis on cybercrime – both in law enforcement and policy.

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Do Americans really want self-driving cars?

Many Americans are not yet ready to give up the steering wheel, according to a new survey conducted by Kelley Blue Book. 

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Why BlackBerry will no longer make its own phones

The tech company announced Wednesday that it will outsource all future hardware development, marking the latest step in an ongoing transition from a focus on smartphone production to a focus on software. 

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As drones get smaller and cheaper, are safety regulations keeping up?

Chinese drone manufacturer DJI has just announced the release of the Mavic Pro, a drone the size of a water bottle that retails for the cost of a laptop computer.

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Biased against Asians? Feds sue Silicon Valley firm

Palantir Technologies, which was co-founded by prominent tech financier Peter Thiel, has been hit with a federal lawsuit alleging systematic discrimination against Asians in hiring practices.

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How Google plans on bringing the internet to India

Most of the billion-plus Indians still have little or no internet access.

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Germany orders Facebook to stop collecting WhatsApp user data

Germany's privacy watchdog has ordered the social media company to stop collecting and storing data from WhatsApp users on the grounds that it violates national data protection law. 

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Why would Disney want to buy Twitter? (+video)

Disney is said to be preparing a bid to buy Twitter, leaving some analysts to question what would seem to be an unlikely pairing.

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Did Facebook intentionally block profiles of Palestinian journalists?

Several Palestinian journalists complained to the social media site after it suspended their accounts. Facebook says it was a mixup, but the journalists say the company’s recent agreement with Israel, and a resulting bias, are to blame.

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Lessons from the latest Google self-driving car crash

After a van ran a red light and hit an autonomous Google car, some are wondering if the two types of vehicles are ready to coexist.

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As social media thrives, why is Twitter falling behind?

Twitter revolutionized social media with the advent of 140-character messages. But a decade later, the platform’s growth has stagnated while competing media services dominate the market, leading the company to consider selling the service.

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How Tesla's newest update could save your child or pet

Hot car solution: Tesla's 8.0 software update included the much-anticipated autopilot and advanced media systems. But there's another safety feature: a cabin temperature regulatory system. 

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Snapchat Spectacles debut: What did Snap learn from Google Glass?

Snap Inc. CEO Evan Spiegel announced its new product - sunglasses with a camera - that aims to avoid the missteps Google took in launching its infamous Google Glass.

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Are driver selfies a step forward for Uber safety?

The company says the selfies will make Uber travel more secure, but critics believe real safety calls for greater use of traditional security methods, such as fingerprinting and background checks.

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How drones could transform lives for those who need help in remote areas

The Massachusetts drone test represents one of the first forays into how drones could be used to quickly deliver emergency supplies to rural and hard-to-reach areas.

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How LinkedIn wants to do more than just promote your resume

Major changes to LinkedIn's look and features shows a shift away from a focus on professional networking to include more tools for career advancement and industry news. 

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Could a massive hack of Yahoo bring down the company?

Yahoo recommends that users change their passwords – almost two years after 500 million users had them compromised.

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With LEGO Flybrix, drone tech lands firmly in the mainstream

Drones, once thought of as military weapons, have taken on many uses on their ascent to widespread popularity – now, as educational toys. 

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What the Yelp defamation case could mean for internet free speech

A California lower court decision could allow business to legally remove negative reviews of their services from review sites, internet advocates say.

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Will Google's Allo chat app spy on you? (+video)

Google is pushing its AI-powered chat app as an alternative to rivals iMessage and WhatsApp, but users are wary of the platform's encryption settings.

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