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Meet the Scientists Bringing Extinct Species Back From the Dead 11 Oct 6:27pm Updated Meet the Scientists Bringing Extinct Species Back From the Dead
New gene-editing technology could revive everything from the passenger pigeon to the woolly mammoth. But should scientists be playing God?
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Key to Autonomous Driving? An Impossibly Perfect Map 11 Oct 5:14pm Updated Key to Autonomous Driving? An Impossibly Perfect Map
Self-driving cars may eventually work together to create nearly real-time maps. But we’re nowhere close to that now.
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Facebook Takes Down Hundreds of U.S. Pages 11 Oct 5:02pm Facebook Takes Down Hundreds of U.S. Pages
Facebook has removed hundreds of U.S. pages and accounts it said were spreading false or misleading political content ahead of the midterm elections.
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Apple Snaps Up Engineers From Key Supplier 11 Oct 4:28pm Updated Apple Snaps Up Engineers From Key Supplier
Apple has agreed to bring in house more than 300 engineers from one of its key suppliers, Europe-based Dialog Semiconductor—part of a $600 million deal that boosts the smartphone giant’s chip-design operations.
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11 Oct 4:12pm Updated Senators Criticize Google for Failure to Disclose Data Vulnerability
Top lawmakers sent a stinging letter to Google over its handling of a data vulnerability that affected hundreds of thousands of users of its Google+ service.
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11 Oct 2:15pm Trendy Sneaker Startup Allbirds Laces Up $1.4 Billion Valuation
Trendy Silicon Valley shoe startup Allbirds is now valued at $1.4 billion after raising new cash from investors including T. Rowe Price Investment Management, Fidelity Management and Tiger Global.
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Drop the Pizza, Pick Up the Weights: Videogamers Get in Shape 11 Oct 1:51pm Updated Drop the Pizza, Pick Up the Weights: Videogamers Get in Shape
Hoping to avoid injuries, professional gamers are getting physical training; squat jumps, ginger smoothies and yoga
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Stolen Apple IDs in China Lead to Mobile-Payment Pilfering 11 Oct 1:19pm Updated Stolen Apple IDs in China Lead to Mobile-Payment Pilfering
China’s two mobile-payments giants, Alibaba affiliate Alipay and Tencent's WeChat Pay, said stolen Apple IDs were used to swipe customer funds, and called on Apple to address the issue.
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Apple Music Lyrics Smarten Up With Genius 11 Oct 10:11am Apple Music Lyrics Smarten Up With Genius
Apple Music will now display lyrics from popular online music encyclopedia Genius, and will become its exclusive Web player, in a deal that could help drive more subscribers to the service.
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11 Oct 8:18am Apple Snaps Up Engineers From Key Supplier to Bolster In-House Team
Apple has agreed to bring in house more than 300 engineers from one of its key suppliers, Europe-based Dialog Semiconductor—part of a $600 million deal that boosts the smartphone giant’s chip-design operations.
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Google Privacy Upgrades Could Jolt Gmail App Developers 11 Oct 8:08am Updated Google Privacy Upgrades Could Jolt Gmail App Developers
Google’s plan to put more limits on access to Gmail user data is likely to disrupt business for scores of app developers whose services are based on the world’s most popular email service.
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Apple Swoops Up Engineers From Key Supplier as It Bolsters In-House Chip Design 11 Oct 7:51am Updated Apple Swoops Up Engineers From Key Supplier as It Bolsters In-House Chip Design
Apple has agreed to bring in house more than 300 engineers from one of its key suppliers, Europe-based Dialog Semiconductor—part of a $600 million deal that boosts the smartphone giant’s chip-design operations.
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Lawmakers Push to Rein In Tech Firms After Google+ Disclosure 11 Oct 6:31am Updated Lawmakers Push to Rein In Tech Firms After Google+ Disclosure
Top lawmakers argued Wednesday that Congress needs to rein in big tech companies, citing revelations about Google+ as the latest example of questionable practices involving consumers’ private information.
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