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Google calls European Union antitrust charges 'unfounded'

Google is fighting charges brought against it by the European Commission over how it presents online shopping services, potentially setting up a lengthy legal battle between the company and the regulator.

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Tech nightmares that keep Turing Award winners up at night

"What about the tech world today keeps you up at night?" was the question. RSA encryption algorithm co-inventor Leonard Adleman, "Father of the Internet" Vint Cerf and cryptography innovator Manuel Blum all shared their biggest fears....

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Super intelligent machines spawned by AI? Execs aren't worried

It's the premise of many science fiction novels and movies: Super-intelligent robot machines that can outsmart humans, if not terminate them entirely. But the prospect doesn't exactly frighten some of today's experts in the field.

AT&T Wi-Fi hotspot caught injecting ads into Web pages

AT&T is the latest Wi-Fi hotspot provider to try injecting ads into sites where they shouldn't be.

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Real-time computing: Gateway to the Internet of Things?

Real-time computing may have reached the point that PCs reached in the early 1980s: Poised to revolutionize the way things are done.

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Uber working on mapping and safety technology at University of Arizona

The partnership lays the groundwork for Uber to develop new technologies that might one day make their way into cars that pick up passengers, or deliver items, without a driver behind the wheel.

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Slack releases 'Add to Slack' button for other apps

The startup has launched a new feature that lets other companies integrate their sites and apps into Slack with a button called "Add to Slack."

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Vint Cerf: 'Sometimes I'm terrified' by the IoT

Vint Cerf is known as a "father of the Internet," and like any good parent, he worries about his offspring -- most recently, the IoT.

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Gogo gets thumbs up for speedy in-flight broadband in the U.S.

In-flight broadband provider Gogo's 2Ku technology has been approved by the FAA, opening the door for data speeds up to 70M bps.

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Traction Watch: 300 million products on Zazzle are fueling $250M in revenue

Zazzle, a perfect example of how scale fuels growth. And with a more is more concept of growing the business, this e-commerce site is emerging as a profitable frontrunner.

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Google Classroom gains collaboration, class management features

Google is adding new features to Google Classroom, the company's software that helps teachers manage their class assignments online.

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Google now displaying tweets in desktop search

A partnership between Google and Twitter that began displaying tweets in Google search results on mobile devices has been expanded to the desktop.

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Uber learns lessons in Nairobi

Uber has been operational in Nairobi since January this year, and the company's experience in the city has been a sort of test case for what it can learn as it expands internationally Nairobi is being hailed as one of the fastest...

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Leaked Uber investor presentation shows 2015 bookings totaling almost $11 billion

The money Uber is taking in from booked rides will increase threefold this year to around $10.8 billion, according to an investor presentation that Reuters obtained.

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The best Web browser of 2015: Firefox, Chrome, Edge, IE, and Opera compared

We've tested the top browsers—Google Chrome, Microsoft’s Edge and Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Opera—against a variety of simulated and real-world tests, and picked a winner.

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The Comcast interview: The conglomerate people love to hate charts a new direction

Who’d have thought one of the world’s largest pay-TV service providers would develop a product aimed at cord cutters? And that’s just one of the big projects Comcast is working on today.

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Bitcoin XT debate overshadowing growth opportunities

Some developers have sparked a bitter debate when they released Bitcoin XT, a competing version of bitcoin that allows for larger "blocks" of data in which bitcoin transactions are processed.

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L is for Life Sciences: Google's contact lens maker will be its own company

Google's Life Sciences unit, whose projects include a smart contact lens for measuring blood glucose levels, will become its own independent company within Alphabet under Google's reorganization.

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