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University of Michigan Getting Driverless Shuttles This Fall

University of Michigan Getting Driverless Shuttles This Fall

Jun 23
The tall, airy, 15-passenger shuttles will carry students and staff in a two-mile loop on campus roads alongside regular traffic.

Google Promises YouTube Crackdown on Online Extremism

Google Promises YouTube Crackdown on Online Extremism

Jun 23
Google is promising to be more vigilant about preventing terrorist propaganda and other extremist videos from appearing on its YouTube site amid intensifying criticism about the internet's role in mass violence.

Ringing the Changes: Dutch Bike Lock Blocks Rider's Phone

Ringing the Changes: Dutch Bike Lock Blocks Rider's Phone

By Mike Corder | Jun 23
An app opens the lock and simultaneously blocks the KPN cellular network, meaning that the cyclist's phone can only be used to call emergency services. Once the bike is locked using the app, the cellphone will work again.

Google's Search Engine Aims to Become Employment Engine

Google's Search Engine Aims to Become Employment Engine

Jun 22
Job hunters are able to go to Google and see help-wanted listings that its search engine collects across the internet. The results aim to streamline such listings by eliminating duplicate jobs posted on different sites.

'Human Project' Study Will Ask 10,000 to Share Life's Data

'Human Project' Study Will Ask 10,000 to Share Life's Data

By Jennifer Peltz | Jun 22
Wanted: 10,000 New Yorkers interested in advancing science by sharing a trove of personal information, from cellphone locations and credit-card swipes to blood samples and life-changing events. For 20 years.

Egypt Watchdog Says Authorities Now Blocking 101 Websites

Egypt Watchdog Says Authorities Now Blocking 101 Websites

Jun 22
An Egyptian watchdog says authorities are widening their internet censorship and are now blocking 101 websites, including some that provide software that allows users to bypass restrictions.

To Post or Not to Post: Internet Tips for College Hopefuls

To Post or Not to Post: Internet Tips for College Hopefuls

By Jocelyn Gecker | Jun 21
Google yourself. Curate your online photos. The general rule of thumb, as one private high school advises its students: Don't post anything you wouldn't want your grandmother to see.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Sex Offender Social Media Ban

Supreme Court Strikes Down Sex Offender Social Media Ban

Jun 20
The Supreme Court has struck down a North Carolina law that bars convicted sex offenders from Facebook, Twitter and other popular sites.

Harvard Students' Ouster over Offensive Posts Stirs Debate

By Sally Ho | Jun 19
Few college-bound kids lose their slot at their dream school once they get in, but it happened at one of the world's most elite institutions for a reason that has, until recently, hardly registered in the university admissions process: Social Media.

Rest Easy During EU Holidays: No More Extra Roaming Costs

Rest Easy During EU Holidays: No More Extra Roaming Costs

By Oleg Cetinic and Raf Casert | Jun 19
Ping! Tweet! Ring! Swoosh! Every command from a mobile phone that European Union holidaymakers or business people made Thursday must have felt like deliverance.

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