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Security - 23 stories
Alleged robocall scammer faces $120 million fine

Symantec refuses Russia request for source code access

How safe is your internet router?

The best wireless outdoor home security camera

A Cyberattack ‘the World Isn’t Ready For’

Facebook brings anti-terror initiative to UK following attacks

Chinese media told to 'shut down' talk that makes country look bad

Check Point says Fireball malware hit 250 million; Microsoft says no

WannaCry helps speeding drivers dodge fines in Australia

Senators question Trump’s approach to cybersecurity

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Microsoft - 2 stories
Microsoft ransomware-protected Windows 10 S gets hack-tested

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update's best new features

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Hardware - 30 stories
YouTube’s “VR180” format cuts down on VR video’s prohibitive requirements

This iPhone rival's touchscreen could read your finger first

Watch a robot that irons clothes (and dream)

Researchers optimize a powered exoskeleton to cut energy used in walking

House lawmakers endorse reusable rockets for military purposes

Could XPrize tablets replace teachers in Tanzania?

Nintendo's 3DS isn't dead, but it is trapped in the Switch's shadow

Wheels: BMW and Volkswagen Try to Beat Apple and Google at Their Own Game

Low-latency satellite broadband gets approval to serve US residents

Can $699 earbuds be worth it?

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Google - 11 stories
Google urges Congress to revise outdated overseas data laws

Google Glass announces update and other tech news

YouTube TV expands to ten more US metropolitan markets

20 percent of planet Earth visits YouTube every month

Google Maps dismissed as 'unreliable' by Indian government

How to use the Google Home as your personal exercise coach

Google purges private medical records from search

Android’s in-app browser gets a security upgrade

YouTube’s mobile app will soon better display all video formats, add messaging

Today's Google Doodle lets you compose your own music

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Apple - 8 stories
Leaked parts pieced together to show us Apple's iPhone 8

12-inch MacBook – A big laptop experience in the thinnest, lightest MacBook available.

Crunch Report | Apple Rolls Out Early Version Of Its Safe Driving Feature

Sling TV extends cloud DVR to iOS devices

Do Not Disturb While Driving feature rolls out in Apple’s newest iOS 11 beta

Siri storm caused by economist's comments

Apple may want to lower record label payout from Apple Music

Apple wants to rework streaming terms with labels, report says

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Social - 31 stories
Facebook Changes Its Mission With Announcement About Groups

Judge rips lawyers in IP rift over viral Facebook childbirth video

People are now looking to WhatsApp for news, study says

Facebook expands its hate-fighting counterspeech initiative in Europe

Facebook equips admins to protect and analyze their Groups

Airbnb tests payment-splitting feature so you don't get stiffed

Snapchat map update raises child safety worries

Periscope vows fix for broadcasters mad that they forfeit tips by deleting replays

Wheelchairs at the water park bring fun in the sun for all

Social Q’s: How Do I Get Off the Mailing List ... of a Family Member?

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Science - 15 stories
IBM-powered DNA sequencing could find bacteria in raw milk

Planet 10? Another Earth-size world may lurk in the outer solar system

Gwyneth Paltrow's 'Goop' criticized by ex-NASA scientist for bogus healing stickers

Distilled entanglement brings long-distance quantum communication closer

SpaceX goes for a launch doubleheader this weekend

Indian teen celebrates as Nasa sends satellite to space

Unexpected Viking toilet discovery leads to controversy

Hubble find shows how dead galaxies evolve

Obama’s Energy Secretary is starting a low-carbon energy think tank

Stephen Hawking, Kris Jenner and other famous people with plans to send humans to Mars

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Miscellany - 18 stories
Adios, turbulence. Pilots have a new way to outfox you

The Saturday Profile: The Man Who Helped Turn Toronto Into a High-Tech Hotbed

The next video game controller is your voice

Amazon dreams of putting a giant drone beehive in your city

A sticky situation: Legal weed linked to increased collisions

Code 'recipes' from IFTTT help you stay on top of government news

We tried Bixby Voice on the Galaxy S8 and...

Bone-sniffing dogs to search for Amelia Earhart's remains

How to use your Amazon Echo as a personal fitness trainer

Democrats urge Trump administration to block AT&T/Time Warner merger

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