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Hackers May Target Presidential Candidates: Spy Chief

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 1:37pm
The nation's top intelligence official warned that foreign hackers have been spying on the U.S. presidential candidates.
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VR Films Come to Cannes, Spielberg Sounds Warning

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 1:28pm
Virtual reality movie-making is taking flight at this year's Cannes Film Festival alongside traditional film offerings.
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LinkedIn, Airbnb Matching Survivors With Jobs, Rooms

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 7:17am
Airbnb allows hosts to offer free accommodation to disaster survivors, and LinkedIn has a micro-site that helps migrants find internships and jobs.
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Apple Launches Design and Development Lab in India

Wed, 05/18/2016 - 5:58am
Apple will set up a software laboratory in India to help Indian startups and developers working on the company's iOS platform, Apple said Tuesday.
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Girls Beat Boys in Tech, Engineering Tests: Survey

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 4:19pm
Girls scored three points higher than boys overall — a reversal of expectations because boys typically score higher than girls in math testing.
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Apple's Latest iOS is 'Bricking' Some iPads, Users Say

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 3:00pm
Apple's latest operating system update is "bricking" some iPads, users complained Tuesday.
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Hacks, Negligence Lead to More Medical Data Breaches

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 1:48pm
America's healthcare organizations are being attacked by data thieves, but the industry is not doing nearly enough to deal with the growing threat, ac
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Genetically Modified Crops Pretty Much OK: Report

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 12:47pm
But the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are not just asking people to take their word for it.
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'Alien Megastructure' May Have Less Exotic Explanation

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 11:57am
A mysterious darkening star might not be home to an alien megastructure after all.
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One Way to Tackle Exam Cheats: Shut Down the Internet

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 9:58am
Cheating has gotten so out of hand in Iraq that officials have blocked the Internet nationwide to stop students accessing leaked exam answers.
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Startup Wants to Put Self-Driving Big Rigs on Highways

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 9:07am
To many, that might seem a frightening idea, even at a time when a few dozen of Google' s driverless cars are cruising city streets in California, Texas, Washington and Arizona. But Anthony Levandowski, a robot-loving engineer who helped steer Google' s self-driving technology, is convinced autonomous big rigs will be the next big thing on the road to a safer...
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Twitter Might Be Tweaking Its Character Count

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 6:53am
Twitterers may have more room. According to a report, the company plans to stop including photos and links as part of its 140-character limit.
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Icahn Protégé Discloses Large Stake in Pandora

Tue, 05/17/2016 - 6:38am
Corvex disclosed on Monday that it owns 9.9 percent of Pandora Media and urged the internet music streaming company to explore a sale.
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Tesla Call Cheap-Labor Allegations 'Unacceptable'

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 4:45pm
Tesla's reputation came under fire over the weekend after a report claimed the company used cheap foreign labor to build one of its new facilities.
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Hacker Admits Plotting to Use Stolen News Releases

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 4:04pm
The U.S. attorney's office said that from 2010 to 2015, the group gained access to more than 150,000 press releases.
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New Website Helps Germans and Migrants Connect

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 11:26am
Germany registered around 1.1 million irregular migrants in 2015, most of them refugees from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Invests $1 Billion in Apple

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 11:13am
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway on Monday revealed a new stake in Apple, in a bet that the stock's price could rebound after iPhone sales fell.
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People Are Getting Worried About Doing Stuff Online

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 10:48am
If you've started to think twice about what you type into a search engine or whether you should hit that Wi-Fi hotspot, you're not alone. Literally.
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Astronaut Kjell Lindgren Talks 'A Beautiful Planet'

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 10:09am
Astronauts serve as the stars, cinematographers and camera people for the new IMAX film 'A Beautiful Planet.'
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Police Body Cameras: Can You Always Believe What They Show?

Mon, 05/16/2016 - 8:27am
Many communities are pressing for police to wear body cameras to eliminate conflicting accounts of incidents. Bu video can sometimes be deceiving.
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