The New Security Robot Watching Over Silicon Valley Is Less RoboCop and More R2-D2

The jobs of security guards—and possibly police, down the road—might be in jeopardy thanks to a new robot that hit the pavement this week in Silicon Valley. Designed by the Mountain View startup Knightscope, the five-feet, 300-pound K5 robot features what the

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Hackers Target Medical Records as Electronic Data Becomes Less Lucrative

Cyber security has recently become a major concern for large companies, governments and individuals in line with the rising number of hacking attacks and the leakage of large amounts of data. Hackers now appear more interested in stealing medical records rather than

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The FCC won’t decide net neutrality’s fate this year

The FCC won’t decide net neutrality’s fate this year The net neutrality debate is poised to extend well into 2015, as this crucial matter is neither on the FCC’s agenda on Friday, nor in its December session, FCC spokeswoman Kim Hart said.

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Telecom Italia seals $1 billion masts deal, to examine tie up with Oi

By Silvia Aloisi and Danilo Masoni MILAN/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Telecom Italia will examine a possible tie-up between its Brazilian unit Tim Participacoes and local group Oi, it said as it announced the sale of mobile phone masts for more than 900 million

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Telecom Italia says to explore tie-up options between Brazil unit and Oi

MILAN (Reuters) – Telecom Italia said on Friday its management would explore a possible tie-up between its Brazilian mobile phone unit Tim Brasil and Oi. “The next steps, if there are to be any, will be submitted to the board for approval,

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Apple $450 million e-book settlement gets final court approval

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Friday gave final approval to Apple Inc‘s agreement to pay $450 million (287.54 million pounds) to resolve claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices. During a hearing in

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TV-over-Internet service Aereo seeks Chapter 11

NEW YORK (AP) — Aereo, an online startup that tried to offer a cheaper alternative to cable TV, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection less than five months after an unfavorable ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court. The company backed by

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Amazon plans ad-supported video streaming service – New York Post

(Reuters) – Online retailer Amazon.com Inc will release a new ad-supported video streaming service early next year, the New York Post reported, citing sources. The service will be separate from the company’s $99-a-year Prime membership, which includes a video service, the Post

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Gift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV. For about $100, you can get a great streaming TV device to do that. Or for about a third of that,

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Apple is still hard at work making Apple Maps usable

Apple is still hard at work making Apple Maps usable Apple Maps still might not be the best mobile mapping service available for the iPhone, but Apple is doing everything in its power to give its users a reason to stick with the

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