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Internet steady in Nepal after earthquake but last-mile connectivity an issue

An earthquake near Kathmandu of 7.8 magnitude killed over 900 people

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Starbucks hit by major computer failure

Stores appear to be affected across the country, with some giving out free drinks

Nissan Renault outlines its driverless car journey

Carmaker says safety, convenience and improved mobility for elderly are the main drivers

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Highlights from CIO Perspectives: New York

CIO.com's Lauren Brousell brings you highlights from this week's CIO Perspectives event in New York, where speakers and attendees discussed the role of startups, the customer-centric IT department and the emerging data science field.

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Project Fi will help Google amass even more data about you

As Google dives into the Wi-Fi and cellular network services business, some are wondering what the company is up to. Hint: It's all about the data.

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KC's smart city 'Goldilocks' project bounds ahead

The largest smart city project in North America is moving closer to reality in Kansas City, Mo., mainly along a 2.2-mile streetcar line under construction through the downtown.

Facebook's impressive aerial photo highlights confusion over drone regulations

In releasing a drone photo of its new campus, it appears to have broken two FAA regulations

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Labor Department says it can't investigate So Cal Edison's H-1B use

A request by 10 U.S. senators to investigate H-1B visa use at Southern California Edison and other companies is meeting resistance at the U.S. Department of Labor.

Italian eyewear maker helping to design new version of Google Glass

Details on when a new version of Glass would debut weren't provided, but Luxottica's CEO said a second iteration is in the works

Friday is your last chance to comment on the FAA's drone regulations

Commercial drones could take widespread flight as early as 2016

US drone completes first in-flight refueling

X-47B test leads to future Navy drone program

How Acer plans to go after hardcore gamers

Acer plans to release new gaming products every two to three months

Teardown of Apple Watch shows sensor could measure blood oxygen levels

To reach the watch's inner components, iFixIt used a "destructive process" that would make it "impossible" for a person to repair the watch

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Apple Watch teardown findings: 205 mAh battery, upgrades unlikely

Apple's first smartwatch is surprisingly easy to repair in some ways, but don't expect to upgrade the internals over time.

What happens when computer science conferences go 'Gangnam Style'

From musical trees to mechatronic stilts, computer scientists at CHI embraced the offbeat

Consumer groups dance on the grave of Comcast-TW deal

They say the deal's collapse is good for customers

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Signs of the first Windows 10 Lumia phone emerge

Microsoft won't sell its first flagship Windows 10 phone until at least this summer, but maybe we'll hear about it sooner.

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Traction Watch: Meet The Spring 2015 DEMO Traction Champions

Five startups emerged as DEMO Traction Champions at the conclusion of Wednesday’s DEMO Traction 2015 conference in San Francisco. Chosen finalists from among hundreds of applicants had four minutes to make their pitch on stage in...

With ransomware on the rise, cryptographers take it personally

The security industry is not doing enough and it's going to get worse, they said

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