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White House Eliminates Cybersecurity Coordinator Role42m Updated White House Eliminates Cybersecurity Coordinator Role
The coordinator organized the defense of government computer networks and critical infrastructure.
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The Shift: The Entire Economy Is MoviePass Now. Enjoy It While You Can.42m Updated The Shift: The Entire Economy Is MoviePass Now. Enjoy It While You Can.
Inspired by Silicon Valley’s hyper-growth, companies elsewhere are burning cash in hopes of being the next big thing.
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Sony buys controlling stake in EMI record label59m Sony buys controlling stake in EMI record label
If approved, the $2.3bn deal will see Sony indirectly own about 90% of the record label.
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Boston Wants Amazon, but Is There Room?1h 31m Updated Boston Wants Amazon, but Is There Room?
The possible arrival of Amazon’s second headquarters in East Boston is triggering both hopes and apprehension in a neighborhood already dealing with fallout from surging costs in a growing city.
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Adobe to Buy E-Commerce Firm Magento Commerce for $1.68 Billion2h Updated Adobe to Buy E-Commerce Firm Magento Commerce for $1.68 Billion
Adobe Systems Inc., the elder software-business statesman, is buying e-commerce firm Magento Commerce for $1.68 billion, adding a key piece to its platform
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Fatal confusion?4h Fatal confusion?
Drivers may be confusing autonomous cars with driver assistance technology, with sometimes fatal consequences.
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Van Gogh: Could this be a newly discovered painting?4h Van Gogh: Could this be a newly discovered painting?
X-ray and traditional methods suggest the painting is genuine, but final verification is pending.
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Former Uber Engineer’s Lawsuit Claims Sexual Harassment6h Updated Former Uber Engineer’s Lawsuit Claims Sexual Harassment
As Uber works to remake its tarnished image, the company is still dealing with the fallout from its past misdeeds.
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How HP Survives in a Shrinking PC Market6h Updated How HP Survives in a Shrinking PC Market
By focusing on sleeker designs and high-performance game machines, HP managed to boost revenue and gobble market share from smaller competitors even as the PC market shrank.
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G.E. Spins Off Railroad Business7h G.E. Spins Off Railroad Business
G.E.’s unit that manufactures locomotives will be combined with the Wabtec Corporation, in the first move under John Flannery to shed an entire business.
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Disruptions: Me and My Numb Thumb: A Tale of Tech, Texts and Tendons11h Disruptions: Me and My Numb Thumb: A Tale of Tech, Texts and Tendons
Continually texting and emailing from her smartphone strained the tendons in this tech reporter’s phone thumb, which turns out to be an increasingly common condition.
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Hundreds of Apps Can Empower Stalkers to Track Their Victims11h Updated Hundreds of Apps Can Empower Stalkers to Track Their Victims
Widely available services offer a range of spying abilities, including tracking people’s phones and harvesting their texts. As survivors seek help, the legal and technical hurdles are many.
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Most GDPR emails unnecessary and some illegal, say experts11h Most GDPR emails unnecessary and some illegal, say experts
Many firms have the required consent already; others don’t have consent to send a request The vast majority of emails flooding inboxes across Europe from companies asking for consent to keep recipients on their mailing list are unnecessary and some may be illegal, privacy experts have said, as new rules over data privacy come into force at the end of this week. Many companies, acting based on poor legal advice, a fear of fines of up to €20m (£17.5m) and a lack of good examples to follow, have taken what they see as the safest option for hewing to the
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Likely cause of childhood leukaemia discovered13h Likely cause of childhood leukaemia discovered
A leading scientist has identified the likely cause of childhood leukaemia – and said most cases could be prevented.
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Data-Privacy Law Creates New Business for Tech Consultants13h Updated Data-Privacy Law Creates New Business for Tech Consultants
The European Union’s tough new data-protection law demands costly changes for many companies and opens rich business opportunities for others.
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What is GDPR and how will it affect you?14h What is GDPR and how will it affect you?
The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation comes into force this week – here’s what it means You could be forgiven for thinking that Europe’s
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Alien asteroid orbiting sun the wrong way14h Alien asteroid orbiting sun the wrong way
Scientists have found an alien asteroid that is sharing Jupiter's orbit, but travelling in the opposite direction around the sun.
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Elon Musk announces $78,000 high-performance version of Tesla Model 315h Elon Musk announces $78,000 high-performance version of Tesla Model 3
New faster dual-motor AWD variants added to lineup as firm continues battle to ramp up production of ‘mass market’ Tesla Elon Musk has announced two new versions of the Model 3, including a high-performance model capable of hitting 60mph in 3.5 seconds, following months of
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Greenwich University fined £120,000 for data breach15h Greenwich University fined £120,000 for data breach
The Information Commissioner said the data breach, which included students' health problems, was serious.
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The AI Doctor Will See You Now16h Updated The AI Doctor Will See You Now
Artificial intelligence in medicine promises to alert us to disease or a medical emergency before it happens—if only we can navigate the pitfalls.
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18h Tech Tip: Finding Your Contacts in the New Gmail
Google’s recent revamp of its mail service has moved a few old features to new places, but you don’t have to look far.
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OnePlus 6 review: top-end smartphone for half cost of iPhone X19h OnePlus 6 review: top-end smartphone for half cost of iPhone X
Great screen, improved camera and dual-sim support make this high-performing £469 phone feel like a bargain The new OnePlus 6 holds true to a winning formula: a premium smartphone with top-end specs that costs less than half the price of an iPhone X.
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NASA spacecraft captures 200,000 stars on camera20h NASA spacecraft captures 200,000 stars on camera
NASA's new planet-hunting spacecraft has successfully completed a flyby around the moon - snapping a photograph revealing more than 200,000 stars along the way.
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Ignore the hype over big tech. Its products are mostly useless | John Harris22h Ignore the hype over big tech. Its products are mostly useless | John Harris
It’s years since Silicon Valley gave us a game-changer. Instead, from curing disease to colonies on Mars, we’re fed overblown promises Back in 1999, Google hit
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Artificial intelligence can be weapon in cancer fight, PM to say30h Artificial intelligence can be weapon in cancer fight, PM to say
Smart technologies can sift through data to help the NHS spot diseases quicker, the PM is to say.
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May to pledge millions to AI research assisting early cancer diagnosis30h May to pledge millions to AI research assisting early cancer diagnosis
Industrial strategy plans to develop artificial intelligence using algorithms built from NHS patient data Theresa May will pledge millions of pounds of government funding to develop artificial intelligence able to transform outcomes through early diagnosis of cancer and chronic disease. In a speech in Mansfield on Monday that is being billed as the first of a series
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Tories will struggle to turn desire to regulate internet into policy | Jim Waterson34h Tories will struggle to turn desire to regulate internet into policy | Jim Waterson
Matt Hancock wants to rein in internet excess – just don’t ask him how it will work in reality Towards the end of the Conservatives’
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Death of a Biohacker36h Updated Death of a Biohacker
Aaron Traywick envisioned a future in which self-taught scientists would cure diseases and bend the human body to their will.
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New internet laws pledged as social media firms snub talks37h New internet laws pledged as social media firms snub talks
Only four of 14 firms invited for talks turned up, culture secretary admits, as he pledges new laws.
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Cleared of Spying for China, She Still Doesn’t Have Her Job Back38h Cleared of Spying for China, She Still Doesn’t Have Her Job Back
Three years ago, Sherry Chen, a hydrologist working for the National Weather Service, had charges against her dropped. A judge says she should be able to return to work.
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Autonomous car innovations: from jam busters to cures for queasiness45h Autonomous car innovations: from jam busters to cures for queasiness
Last week it was revealed that Apple operates 55 driverless cars. What else is coming down the self-driving road? An Oxford University startup,
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