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APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot sped up before…

A new police report says a Tesla that crashed in Utah while in Autopilot mode accelerated just before it smashed into a stopped fire truck.

California court: Defendants get crack at some…

California's highest court ruled that Facebook and other social media companies can be compelled to turn over to criminal defendants preparing for trial user content that is already public

New Video Game: Drive Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster…

A new 8-bit video game has an idea, and it has something to do with avoiding asteroids, spaceships, and defeating the head of Jeff Bezos. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.

An Amazon Echo Recorded A Conversation, Then Sent…

A woman in Oregon found out her Echo recorded a conversation and sent it to someone on her family's contact list.

Jury says Samsung must pay $539M for copying parts of iPhone

A jury has decided Samsung must pay Apple $539 million in damages for illegally copying some of the iPhone's features to lure people into buying its competing products

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Feds: Uber self-driving SUV saw pedestrian, did…

Federal investigators say the autonomous Uber SUV that struck and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March spotted the woman about six seconds before hitting her but didn't stop automatically because emergency braking was disabled

Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's…

Amazon says an "unlikely" string of events prompted its Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle

You Might Be Single Because You Have Too Many…

Some psychologists believe that dating apps and a quest for the perfect partner, could leave many single forever. Tony Spitz has the details.

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report On Fatal Uber…

The sensors on Uber's car reportedly spotted a pedestrian about six seconds before impact. But the vehicle's software got mixed up.

Facebook to label election-related 'issue ads' in…

Facebook to label election-related 'issue ads' in US

MLB panel says baseballs getting extra lift…

Baseballs really are getting extra lift, and it's not from batters' exaggerated upper cuts, according to a committee of researchers hired by the commissioner's office

Crucial System Was Off in Fatal Self-Driving Uber…

The self-driving Uber vehicle that hit and killed an Arizona pedestrian in March had its emergency braking system disabled, according to a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board released Thursday. Per the report, the self-driving system also failed in identifying the woman, Reuters reports, first classifying her as...

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Most Popular Passwords of 2017 Revealed and So…

There’s nothing more annoying than trying to log onto an account online and forgetting your password. First world problems, am I right? Susana Victoria Perez (@susana_vp) has more.

A New EU Privacy Rule Is Changing How Facebook…

The General Data Protection Regulation requires companies that collect user data to guarantee some of that data is secure and protected.

The Latest: Twitter to verify US political advertisers

Twitter to verify US political advertisers, joining Facebook and Google.

Macron wants to make France gateway to Europe for…

Macron wants to make France gateway to Europe for tech firms; country is 'changing like crazy'

Facebook won't pay compensation for Cambridge…

Facebook says it will not compensate users in the scandal over the misuse of their personal data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica

You Should REALLY Avoid Checking Your Phone at…

Let's face it, we're all pretty addicted to our smart devices. No matter how much you love them, there are certain times you should avoid them at all costs.

Zuckerberg Apologizes To European Lawmakers Over…

Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook didn't do enough to fight fake news, election interference or the misuse of people's information.

China's Tencent: Tech world must tackle privacy…

China's biggest tech company says the industry needs to tackle users' privacy concerns head-on, amid growing anger about abuse of personal data

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Uber ends self-driving program in Arizona after…

Uber's self-driving cars won't return to streets of Arizona following crash that killed woman crossing a darkened street

France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in…

France's Macron takes on Facebook CEO Zuckerberg, other tech companies in push for stricter rules on data privacy, taxes