Analysis – Silicon Valley debate on self-driving cars: do you need a map?

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The Silicon Valley race to build a self-driving car may revolve around one simple question: to map or not to map. The company at the forefront of the race, Google Inc, is creating intricate maps

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Uber halts low-cost ride service in Seoul, seeks to avoid ban

SEOUL (Reuters) – Online taxi service provider Uber Technologies Inc said on Friday it would suspend its low-cost uberX ride service in South Korea, in another concession by the U.S.-based firm trying to avoid a total ban in Asia’s fourth-largest economy. Uber

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Apple lets companies fine-tune apps before watch debut -Bloomberg

(Reuters) – Apple Inc has allowed some companies to test their apps on its yet-to-be-launched Apple Watch and adjust the tools to the watch’s design, Bloomberg reported. Facebook Inc, United Continental Holdings Inc, BMW AG and others have spent weeks at Apple’s

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Hillary Clinton email trove reviewed for release, security

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government will examine thousands of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails for public release — and for possible security lapses — after revelations she used a private account to conduct official business as secretary of state, a senior State Department

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Apple Pay stung in transactions using data stolen from retailers – WSJ

(Reuters) – Apple Inc‘s mobile payment system Apple Pay has been hit by a wave of fraudulent transactions using stolen credit-card data from a spate of breaches at retailers, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The transactions

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Review: Gumdrop Cases Drop Tech Case for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Review: Gumdrop Cases Drop Tech Case for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Drop Tech Case consists of a two-piece polycarbonate frame which is then surrounded by the outer TPU skin. Buttons are fully covered, as is the screen, with a built-in

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Hub2Watch brings Hub notifications to your Pebble smartwatch

Hub2Watch brings Hub notifications to your Pebble smartwatch The Pebble smartwatch isn’t officially supported by BlackBerry themselves, but we do have a pretty awesome third party client in the form of Talk2Watch. The developer of Talk2Watch has an API available for developers

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U.S. says inaction on online piracy risks public safety

By Krista Hughes WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. trade office on Thursday urged a crackdown on website name registrars who fail to take action against sellers of illegal goods such as counterfeit medicines and warned that turning a blind eye puts public

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For the ‘unbanked’, mobile money still has some way to go

By Jeremy Wagstaff (Reuters) – Globally, an estimated 2.5 billion people don’t have a bank account, but many own a cellphone, fuelling a race to turn these phones into bank books for the ‘unbanked’ to store cash, manage their accounts, make purchases

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State Dept. will review Clinton emails for possible release

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department agreed Thursday to review thousands of messages from a private email account that former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton used for official government business, but it cautioned that the process will move slowly and perhaps

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