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German Cyber Crime Rose 80 Percent In 2016: Report

Pic: ReutersThe German government registered 82,649 cases of computer fraud, espionage and other cyber crimes in 2016, an increase of just over 80 percent from 2015, a German newspaper reported on Sunday.

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Apple Self-Driving Car Testing Plan Gives Clues To Tech Program

Apple Inc outlined a plan to train operators of self-driving cars in documents submitted to California regulators earlier this month, the latest clues to the company's autonomous vehicle technology aspirations.

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March For Science: Protesters Gather Worldwide To Support 'Evidence'

Crowds massed in the US capital and around the world Saturday to support science and evidence-based research -- a protest partly fueled by opposition to President Donald Trump's threats of budget cuts to agencies funding scientists' work.

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U.S. Homeland Security Probes Possible Abuse In Twitter Summons Case

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: The U.S. Homeland Security Department's inspector general said on Friday he was investigating possible abuse of authority in a case that triggered a lawsuit against the department by Twitter Inc.

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Singapore Researchers Turn Water Into 'Virtual Lemonade' But Is It Tart Enough?

Pic: ReutersSINGAPORE: It looks like lemonade, tastes like lemonade, but it's simply water.

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Apple Self-Driving Car Testing Plan Gives Clues To Tech Programme

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc outlined a plan to train operators of self-driving cars in documents submitted to California regulators earlier this month, the latest clues to the company's autonomous vehicle technology aspirations.

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Uber Extends Sexual Harassment Probe; Expects Report By End-May

Uber Technologies Inc said it has extended its internal investigation into sexual harassment claims in its own organization, and a report is expected by the end of May.

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Sony Lifts Annual Profit Estimate On Lower Amortization Costs

Pic: ReutersJapan's Sony Corp (6758.T) raised its operating profit estimate for the year ended March 31 thanks to lower amortization costs for its financial services segment.

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Elon Musk On Mission To Link Human Brains With Computers In Four Years: Report

Pic: ReutersTesla Inc (TSLA.O) founder and Chief Executive Elon Musk said his latest company Neuralink Corp is working to link the human brain with a machine interface by creating micron-sized devices.

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Canada Just Ruled To Uphold Net Neutrality

On Thursday afternoon, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), the country's federal telecom regulator, dropped a bombshell ruling on the status of net neutrality—the principle that all web services should be treated equally by providers. And, blessedly, it's good news.

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