Technology

Self-driving vehicles could begin tooling down a bustling Atlanta street full of cars, buses, bicyclists and college students, as the city vies with other communities nationwide to test the emerging technology.

Atlanta, other cities eye test tracks for self-driving cars

Self-driving vehicles could begin tooling down a bustling Atlanta street full of cars, buses, bicyclists and college students, as the city vies with other communities nationwide to test the emerging technology.

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Mark Zuckerberg, chairman and CEO of Facebook, waves at the CEO summit during the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Lima, Peru.

The Zuckerberg manifesto: How he plans to debug the world

Mark Zuckerberg's long-term vision for Facebook, laid out in a sweeping manifesto , sometimes sounds more like a utopian social guide than a business plan. Are we, he asks, "building the world we all want?"

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Yahoo's headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif.

Yahoo issues another warning in fallout from hacking attacks

Yahoo is warning users of potentially malicious activity on their accounts between 2015 and 2016, the latest development in the internet company's investigation of a mega-breach that exposed 1 billion users' data several years ago.

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French Presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron visists the Notre-Dame d'Afrique basilica in Algiers.

French president calls for more cybersecurity for election

French President Francois Hollande is calling for new security measures around the country's presidential race, notably to protect against hacking.

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Toshiba Corp. President Satoshi Tsunakawa bows during a press conference at the company's headquarters in Tokyo, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017.

Toshiba chairman resigns over huge nuclear business loss

Toshiba Corp.'s chairman resigned Tuesday after the company logged such massive losses in its nuclear business that it must sell its lucrative computer-chip business to avoid going belly-up.

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A model of EHang 184 and the next generation of Dubai Drone Taxi is seen during the second day of the World Government Summit in Dubai.

Up, up and away: Passenger-carrying drone to fly in Dubai

Up, up and away: Dubai hopes to have a passenger-carrying drone regularly buzzing through the skyline of this futuristic city-state in July.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook waves at members of the media as he leaves 10 Downing Street in London.

Apple's Tim Cook: Fake news is 'killing people's minds'

Apple chief executive Tim Cook says fake news is "killing minds," and governments and tech firms must act to stop it.

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A Facebook employee walks past a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.

Facebook employees to get 20 days off for family bereavement

Facebook says it is extending its bereavement policies and will also allow employees paid time off when a family member is sick.

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A girl looks at Facebook on her computer in Palo Alto, Calif.

Fighting fake news isn't just up to Facebook and Google

You, too, can join the battle against misleading and other "fake" news online. But your options are somewhat limited unless you're already an academic or data scientist who's been studying the subject since way before Donald Trump started running for president.

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Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel poses for a photo in Los Angeles. Snap Inc., owner of the ephemeral message service Snapchat, seeks to raise up to $3 billion in an initial public offering.

Snap, maker of the teen social app Snapchat, files for IPO

The company behind Snapchat, a teen-oriented social network famous for its quickly disappearing messages, has filed for what could be one of the largest tech IPOs in years.

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This artist rendering provided by Airbus shows a vehicle in their flying car project, Vahana.

A commuter's dream: Entrepreneurs race to develop flying car

Even before George Jetson entranced kids with his cartoon flying car, people dreamed of soaring above traffic congestion. Inventors and entrepreneurs have long tried and failed to make the dream a reality, but that may be changing.

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Computer screens display the fake tweets that online users can self generate at a Chinese website in Beijing, China, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017.

Chinese send fake Trump tweets as jokes, New Year wishes

In China, Twitter is blocked but fake tweets by @realdonaldtrump look set to become the latest internet sensation.

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the new Google Pixel phone is displayed following a product event, in San Francisco.

Google's Pixel phone shines despite misgauging demand

The Pixel phone, Google's answer to Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy, is off to a promising start — but might have done even better had Google managed consumer demand as smartly as the device's sleek design.

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Saudi Arabia warns destructive computer virus has returned

Saudi Arabia is warning that a computer virus that destroyed systems of its state-run oil company in 2012 has returned to the kingdom, with at least one major petrochemical company apparently affected by its spread.

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Microsoft logo in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris, France.

US fights Microsoft's bid to tell users when feds take data

The U.S. Justice Department wants a judge to throw out a lawsuit from Microsoft and keep a law that prohibits technology companies from telling customers when the government demands their electronic data.

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File photo an iPhone is seen in Washington.

Apple depicts Qualcomm as a shady monopolist in $1B lawsuit

Apple is suing mobile chip maker Qualcomm for $1 billion in a patent fight pitting the iPhone maker against one of its major suppliers.

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Oracle headquarters in Redwood City, Calif.

US sues Oracle, says it pays white men more than others

The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against Oracle, claiming that the technology giant has a "systemic practice" of paying white male workers more than their non-white and female counterparts with the same job titles.

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Media wait outside the venue for the presentation of the new Nintendo Switch in Tokyo.

Nintendo debuts hotly anticipated Nintendo Switch console

Nintendo is trying to Switch it up.

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Michael Snyder, professor and chair of genetics at the Stanford University School of Medicine sports wearable gadgets.

Testing wearable sensors as 'check engine' light for health

A next step for smart watches and fitness trackers? Wearable gadgets gave a Stanford University professor an early warning that he was getting sick before he ever felt any symptoms of Lyme disease.

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