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U.S. Muslim Group Launches Cellphone App To Report Hate Crimes

The application allows a user to file a description of an alleged incident, which CAIR staff will then investigate.

Hoping to get an accurate count of anti-Muslim hate crimes in the United States, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on Friday launched a mobile app allowing victims to report bias incidents.

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Under Pressure, Western Tech Firms Bow To Russian Demands To Share Cyber Secrets

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON/MOSCOW: Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks on the West, a Reuters investigation has found.

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Google To Stop Scanning Gmail For Creating Targeted Ads

Pic: ReutersAlphabet Inc's Google said on Friday it would stop scanning Gmail content for creating personalized ads from later this year, bringing the widely-used email service in line with its enterprise offering, G Suite.

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Even With Whole Foods, Amazon Would Need Many More Warehouses To Reshape Grocery Delivery

Pic: ReutersIf Amazon.com Inc hopes to revolutionize grocery delivery, then its bid to buy Whole Foods Market Inc for $13.7 billion will be just the start of a long and costly process.

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Tesla Moves A Step Closer To Building Electric Cars In China

Pic: TeslaBEIJING/DETROIT: Tesla Inc took a step closer toward establishing an electric vehicle manufacturing plant in China with its announcement on Thursday that it is in exploratory talks with the Shanghai municipal government.

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Uber Knew Fired Exec Had Info At Center Of Google Theft Case

Pic: APSAN FRANCISCO: Uber acknowledged hiring a former Google engineer — now accused of stealing self-driving car technology — despite having received warnings that he was still carrying around some of his former employer’s property.

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Uber Hires Law Firm To Probe How It Handled India Rape Case - Source

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO/NEW DELHI: Uber Technologies Inc has hired a law firm to investigate how it obtained the medical records of an Indian woman who was raped by an Uber driver in 2014. The review will focus in part on accusations from some current and former employees that bribes were involved, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Google Pushes Framework For Law Enforcement Access To Overseas Data

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: Alphabet Inc's Google pressed U.S. lawmakers and the international community on Thursday to update laws on how governments access customer data stored on servers located in other countries, hoping to address a mounting concern for both law enforcement officials and Silicon Valley.

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Vivo Teases Fingerprint Reader For MWC Shanghai Conference

Pic: lowyatVivo has teased its big announcement for Mobile World Congress Shanghai – and it’s a fingerprint reader. Rumours have it that Vivo will be the first to debut an onscreen fingerprint reader have been flying since last week; and it looks like its only a matter of time.

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Exclusive: China Unicom Counts Alibaba, Tencent Among Investors In Drive To Raise $10 Billion - Sources

Pic: ReutersChinese tech giants Alibaba Group Holdings (BABA.N) and Tencent Holdings (0700.HK) will be among new investors pouring a total of around $10 billion into mobile carrier China Unicom, sources said, part of efforts by Beijing to rejuvenate state behemoths with private cash.

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