Silicon Valley & Technology

FILE - A router and internet switch are displayed in East Derry, N.H., June 19, 2018.
Consumer advocates and other groups viewed the ruling as a victory for states and local governments seeking to put in their own net neutrality rules
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Tue, 10/01/2019 - 17:38
FILE - A police officer of the Forest Public Security Bureau operates a drone in Lishui, Zhejiang province, China, April 4, 2018. Police in China used drones to track down a fugitive who had escaped from a prison camp 17 years ago.
Song Jiang, 63, escaped from a prison camp in 2002 and had successfully evaded capture since then
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Mon, 09/30/2019 - 21:22
FILE - A drone used by Israeli troops fires teargas at Palestinians during a demonstration near the Gaza Strip border with Israel, in eastern Gaza City, March 30, 2018.
Israel, one of the pioneers of drone warfare, is now on the front lines of an arms race to protect against attacks by unmanned aircraft
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Thu, 09/26/2019 - 10:47
FILE - The social media application, Facebook is displayed on Apple's App Store, July 30, 2019. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets users block the social network from gathering information about them on outside websites and apps.
It will mark the fourth recent investigation of the social media company
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Thu, 09/26/2019 - 00:11
Dave Limp, senior vice president for Amazon devices & services, wears a pair of Echo Frames - eyewear enabled with the company's Alexa personal assistant technology, as he speaks Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, during an event in Seattle. The glasses are…
Company is extending Alexa's reach from automobiles and homes essentially into people's heads
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Wed, 09/25/2019 - 19:49
Hooked: New App Offers Literature, Short Films Created for Mobile Devices
A tech company offers storytelling for the digital world
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Wed, 09/25/2019 - 05:58
Experts Say No Reason to Fear AI Will Cut Jobs
US lawmakers discussed the future of work amid growing use of automation and AI
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Wed, 09/25/2019 - 05:55
FILE - Prompts on how to use Amazon's Alexa personal assistant are seen in an Amazon ‘experience center' in Vallejo, California, U.S., May 8, 2018.
The move comes as competition has intensified among global technology companies to dominate the market for voice assistants
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Tue, 09/24/2019 - 21:59
FILE -  The Google logo is seen at Google offices in Granary Square, London, Nov. 1, 2018.
Case highlights need to balance data privacy concerns against the public's right to information
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Tue, 09/24/2019 - 08:48
A plug-in Honda Clarity is shown after the Clarity was named 2018 Green Car of the Year at the Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 30, 2017.      REUTERS/Mike Blake
Company is latest automaker cutting production of diesel cars to meet stringent global emissions regulations
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Tue, 09/24/2019 - 01:35
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, right, and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, left, hold a news conference, outlining an anti-terror initiative between governments and technology companies called GIFCT, in New York, Sept. 23, 2019.
The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism was created in 2017 under pressure from US and European governments after a spate of deadly attacks
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Tue, 09/24/2019 - 01:28
FILE - A Falcon 9 SpaceX rocket, with a payload of 60 satellites for SpaceX's Starlink broadband network, lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Florida, May 23, 2019.
Tech giants and billionaires hope a new, cheaper crop of internet-beaming satellites and balloons can get internet to those who don't have it
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Mon, 09/23/2019 - 21:11
FILE - Toyota Motor Corp. displays the company's fuel cell bus Sora during media preview of the 45th Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 25, 2017.
Japan's biggest automaker plans to roll out 100 hydrogen fuel cell buses to shuttle visitors between venues, a stepping-stone to a big ramp up for the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022
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Mon, 09/23/2019 - 16:43
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 03, 2019 Apple's new Mac Pro sits on display in the showroom during Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) in San Jose, California. Apple said Monday it would keep making its Mac Pro in the United…
Company says it will begin production soon at the same Austin facility where Mac Pro has been made since 2013
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Mon, 09/23/2019 - 17:29
YouTube passed out branded cupcakes at a promotional event in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Google also appears to be complying with a new cyber security law in Vietnam, which requires foreign companies to set up representative offices inside the country
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Mon, 09/23/2019 - 04:12