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  • A Google self-driving vehicle drives around the parking lot at the Computer History Museum after a presentation in Mountain View, California
    Automakers, Google take different roads to automated cars 38 minutes ago

    By Paul Lienert and Joseph White DETROIT (Reuters) - From his laboratory at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University, automated vehicle pioneer Raj Rajkumar says self-driving … More »Automakers, Google take different roads to automated cars

    A Google self-driving vehicle drives around the parking lot at the Computer History Museum after a presentation in Mountain View, California

    By Paul Lienert and Joseph White DETROIT (Reuters) - From his laboratory at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University, automated vehicle pioneer Raj Rajkumar says self-driving cars will evolve step-by-step, with humans staying in charge for a long time to come. More than 2,500 miles west in Mountain View, California, Chris …

  • A commuter uses his mobile phone in New York
    Justice Department tightens cellphone tracking rules 5 hours ago

    By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors and some federal law enforcement agencies will need to obtain a search warrant to use devices that track cellphone … More »Justice Department tightens cellphone tracking rules

    A commuter uses his mobile phone in New York

    By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors and some federal law enforcement agencies will need to obtain a search warrant to use devices that track cellphone locations, under a policy announced by the U.S. Justice Department on Thursday. Until now, U.S. attorneys and Justice Department agencies, including …

  • Baker uses phone to tweet in her family's home in Gaza City
    Extra screen time drags down teenagers' exam grades, study finds 6 hours ago

    By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Teenagers who spend an extra hour a day surfing the internet, watching TV or playing computer games risk performing two grades worse … More »Extra screen time drags down teenagers' exam grades, study finds

    Baker uses phone to tweet in her family's home in Gaza City

    By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Teenagers who spend an extra hour a day surfing the internet, watching TV or playing computer games risk performing two grades worse in exams than their peers who don't, according to research by British scientists. In a study of more than 800 students aged 14 and 15, researchers from …

  • Microrobotics: The Surgeons Of The Future
    Microrobotics: The Surgeons Of The Future 7 hours ago

    Robotic instruments that endow surgeons with "super-human" powers are being developed in a British laboratory. Gauthier Gras, who is developing the technology at the … More »Microrobotics: The Surgeons Of The Future

    Microrobotics: The Surgeons Of The Future

    Robotic instruments that endow surgeons with "super-human" powers are being developed in a British laboratory. Gauthier Gras, who is developing the technology at the Hamlyn Centre of Imperial College London, said: "If you are closing in on an aneurysm (a dangerously swollen blood vessel) you would want to be aware of the …

  • Qualcomm President Aberle shows a watch made with a Qualcomm snapdragon processor during a press conference
    Qualcomm president says splitting company may not create value 7 hours ago

    By Liana B. Baker NEW YORK (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc's President Derek Aberle, under pressure from activist hedge fund Jana Partners to improve the licensing and chip … More »Qualcomm president says splitting company may not create value

    Qualcomm President Aberle shows a watch made with a Qualcomm snapdragon processor during a press conference

    By Liana B. Baker NEW YORK (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc's President Derek Aberle, under pressure from activist hedge fund Jana Partners to improve the licensing and chip design firm's stock performance, on Thursday sounded a cautionary note about a potential breakup of the company. Stressing that the board and management …

  • This undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office shows the StingRay II, manufactured by Harris Corporation, of Melbourne, Fla., a cellular site simulator used for surveillance purposes. Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy announced Sept. 3, 2015. The seven-page policy, the first of its kind, is designed to create a uniform legal standard for federal law enforcement agencies using equipment known as cell-site simulators. (AP Photo/U.S. Patent and Trademark Office)

    Federal law enforcement officials will be routinely required to get a search warrant before using secretive and intrusive cellphone-tracking technology under a new Justice Department policy announced Thursday. It comes amid concerns from privacy groups and even judges that the technology, which is now widely used by local …

  • The sign outside the Sam's Club is seen in Bentonville

    Sam's Club, the warehouse division of Wal-Mart Stores Inc, has tied up with online car-shopping service TrueCar Inc to make a full-fledged foray into auto sales, a fast-growing business for rival Costco Wholesale Corp. Until now Sam's Club had allowed a third-party auto-buying service to market cars through its website …

  • Signage is displayed outside of Tesla Motors before the Tesla Energy Powerwall Home Battery event in Hawthorne, California

    A former Tesla Motors engineer has been charged in federal court with felony computer intrusion for accessing his manager's email account, sharing employee evaluations with others and posting confidential information on the Web. Nima Kalbasi, a 28-year-old Canadian, then "tried to harm Tesla's reputation and credibility …

  • A map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen showing binary digits in Singapore

    The FT cited three U.S. officials as saying the sanctions probably would come next week in advance of Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit later in the month. Suspicions that Chinese hackers were behind a series of data breaches in the United States have been an irritant in relations between the United States and China. …

  • Asseco Poland, Eastern Europe's largest software maker, has agreed to buy 61.4 percent of Portugal-based rival Exictos for 21.5 million euros ($24 million), strengthening its position in Africa, Asseco said on Thursday. Asseco, present in over 30 countries around the world, said it had bought Exictos from five individuals …

  • A federal judge has approved a $415 million settlement that ends a lengthy legal saga revolving around allegations that Apple, Google and several other Silicon Valley companies illegally conspired to prevent their workers from getting better job offers. The settlement of a class-action lawsuit will pay more than 64,000 …

  • Demonstrators hold signs as they protest the arrests of male escort service Rentboy.com staffers outside United States Court in the Brooklyn borough of New York

    By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gay and civil rights activists gathered in downtown Brooklyn on Thursday to condemn the prosecution of the chief executive officer and six employees of male escort website Rentboy.com for promoting prostitution. About 50 protesters gathered outside the federal court where charges are …

  • By Alexander Tange COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - As it emerges from financial isolation, Iceland is trying to make a name for itself again, this time in the business of data centers -- warehouses that consume enormous amounts of energy to store the information of 3.2 billion internet users. Now it wants to capitalize on the …

  • Here are some of the technical details behind Iceland's bid to attract some of the world's data centers. See also GRAPHICS: http://link.reuters.com/ven45w ABUNDANT ENERGY * Iceland produces enough energy to power 1.65 million homes in a year, far more than its 300,000-strong population, according to 2013 data from Iceland's …

  • A Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch is pictured after its launch during an event at the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin

    Samsung Electronics <005930.KS> said on Thursday it would make its next smartwatch technology available to its competitors who also use Google Inc's mobile platform Android, hoping to increase its share of the market, which is now dominated by Apple Inc . Making the new smartwatches compatible with smartphones …

 
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