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Privacy Fears: Panel Has Advice for Drone Operators

By David Koenig | May 25
A panel of privacy experts and technology companies organized by the Obama administration has issued guidelines for using drones without being overly intrusive.

Utah Lawmaker Wants Opt-In Requirement for Porn

By Hallie Golden | May 24
The Utah lawmaker who led the charge in an anti-porn crusade is gearing up to introduce a handful of bills during next year's legislative session designed to heavily restrict access to pornography across the state.

Dartmouth Contest Shows Computers Aren't Such Good Poets

By Michael Casey | May 23
Computers are pretty good at stocking shelves and operating cars, but are not so great at writing poetry.

Google Daydream VR Vision: With Opportunity Comes Challenges

By Anick Jesdanun | May 23
Upcoming virtual-reality headsets based on Google's new Daydream VR system could give more people a taste of VR and make better games and applications affordable.

Have We Gone Overboard with Wearable Technology?

May 23
Wearable technologies make a lot of promises to improve your life.

Why Your Phone May Never Get Android's Latest Features

By Anick Jesdanun | May 22
Chances are good that the free software update announced by Google Wednesday won't arrive on your Android phone for some time - if ever. (If you're an iPhone user, rest easy; none of this affects you.)

Google Echoes Amazon's Echo, Opens New Virtual-Reality Door

By Michael Liedtke | May 20
Google wants to play an even bigger role in managing people's daily lives, while also nudging them into an alternate reality, as the Internet company responds to competitive threats posed by Facebook, Amazon and Apple.

Startup Wants to Put Self-Driving Big Rigs on U.S. Highways

By Michael Liedtke | May 20
Picture an 18-wheel truck barreling down the highway with 80,000 pounds of cargo and no one but a robot at the wheel.

China's Huawei Looks to Build Global Smartphone Brand

By Joe McDonald | May 19
Chinese tech giant Huawei wants Americans to start thinking of it as a stylish smartphone brand.

Ukrainian Hacker Admits Plotting to Use Stolen News Releases

May 19
A Ukrainian hacker pleaded guilty Monday to his role in an international scheme that used stolen unpublished news releases to make $30 million in profits.

Director Vincent Gallo Sues Facebook After Ex Sends Nudes to Fake Account

May 18
Director and actor Vincent Gallo is suing Facebook, claiming a fake account made in his image was created and used to lure women into online sexual encounters and tricked an ex-girlfriend into sending nude photos of him.

Justices Give Narrow Win to Internet Site in False Data Case

By Sam Hananel | May 18
The Supreme Court says an Internet search site that posted false information about people can be sued only if the errors caused actual harm.'s Marc Lore is Out to Reinvent the Shopping Cart

By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 18 is built on a real-time pricing algorithm that determines which sellers are the most efficient in value and shipping and adjusts prices based on what items are in the checkout cart.

Facebook CEO to Meet with Glenn Beck, Other Conservatives

May 17
Radio host Glenn Beck and American Enterprise Institute president Arthur Brooks are some of the conservative leaders Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to meet with this week.

New Website Helps Germans, Migrants Find Common Ground

By Jona Kallgren | May 17
During the height of the migrant crisis in Europe last fall, Lasse Landt came to a startling realization.

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