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Facebook Exec Tapped for New White House Tech Role

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 6:06pm
The White House announced Thursday that it has appointed former Facebook Engineering Director David Recordon to a brand-new tech position.






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FAA Gives OK for Amazon to Test Delivery Drones

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 5:31pm
Amazon has moved a step closer to its goal of one day delivering its packages by drone.






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Three New Smartwatches Combine Analog With Digital

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 3:31pm
A trio of smartwatches give lovers of timepieces the benefits of the wrist-worn gadgets, but with a classic analog look.






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Tesla Update To Address 'Range Anxiety'

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 3:30pm
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on comments by Tesla CEO Elon Musk in its conference call on ending range anxiety, and the auto steering feature.






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Former Facebook Employee Sues for Discrimination

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 2:27pm
A former Facebook employee is suing the social media network for discrimination.






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Plugged-In In the Great Outdoors: Gadgets Come Camping

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 11:32am
A new study found that 70 percent of campers go online at least once during their getaway -- and half go online at least once a day.






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Rovio Bets on 3-D Movie as Angry Birds Profits Plummet

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 11:12am
Finnish mobile games maker Rovio pinned its hopes on Thursday on a costly 3-D movie project helping it return to growth.






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Round-the-World Solar Plane Lands in Mandalay

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 10:42am
A solar-powered plane landed in Myanmar on Thursday night, completing the fourth leg of a round-the-world trip aimed at highlighting clean energy.






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Companies Take Notice: Seniors Love Tech, Too

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 10:30am
These days, senior citizens have access to technology that is light years beyond the old Life Alert bracelets.






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Uber Cars Outnumber Yellow Cabs in NYC for 1st Time

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 8:22am
New York City's storied yellow cabs are taking a back seat to black cars.






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Target Close to $10 Million Settlement in Data Breach

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 11:39pm
Target Corp. and lawyers for customers whose personal information was stolen in a 2013 data breach have agreed on a $10 million settlement.






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Round-the-World Solar Plane Heads for Mandalay

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 8:56pm
The wide-winged Solar Impulse 2 airplane took off from the Indian holy city of Varanasi before sunrise on Thursday, heading for Mandalay in Myanmar.






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Low Battery? Crank A Phone Back to Life With This Case

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 5:07pm
If you can get over the weirdness of it, this iPhone case with a built-in crank could be a handy last-minute savior.






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iPhone Encryption 'Petrified' NSA: Glenn Greenwald

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 4:59pm
Stronger encryption in Apple's iPhones and on websites like Facebook has 'petrified' the U.S. government, Glenn Greenwald told CNBC.






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No Charges in Case of White House Drone Crash

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 2:59pm
Federal prosecutors will not pursue criminal charges against the operator of a small drone that crashed on the grounds of the White House.






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Google Exec Wants Self-Driving Cars Within 5 Years

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 1:56pm
Chris Urmson wants his 11-year-old son never to have to take a driver's test.






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Solar Plane Makes a 'Pit Stop' in Indian Holy City

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 12:21pm
The Solar Impulse 2 airplane landed in the Indian holy city of Varanasi for a quick "pit stop" in its solar-powered, round-the-world journey.






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Human-Driven Cars May Be Illegal Someday: Elon Musk

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 6:50pm
Cars driven by humans could be outlawed once it's proven that self-driving autos are safer, Tesla's Elon Musk says.






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State Department Network Cleaned Up After Four Days

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 4:13pm
The State Department's unclassified worldwide email network was shut down last week for four days to clean up malware and boost defenses.






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Premera Blue Cross Hacked: 11 Million Customers Could Be Affected

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 4:09pm
One month after Anthem, another major health insurer announced it has been hit by a cyberattack: Premera Blue Cross.






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