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Kaspersky Lab To Withdraw Microsoft Antitrust Complaints

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Moscow-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab said on Wednesday it would withdraw antitrust complaints made in Europe against Microsoft after the U.S. technology giant agreed to change how it delivers security updates to Windows users.

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Tesla Developing Self-Driving Tech For Semi-Truck, Wants To Test In Nevada

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc is developing a long-haul, electric semi-truck that can drive itself and move in "platoons" that automatically follow a lead vehicle, and is getting closer to testing a prototype, according to an email discussion of potential road tests between the car company and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), seen by Reuters.

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Some U.S. Coding Boot Camps Stumble In A Crowded Field

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: The hype is fading for coding "boot camps," for-profit U.S. schools offering graduates entry into the lucrative world of software development.

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Disney Sued For Allegedly Spying On Children Through 42 Gaming Apps

A federal class action lawsuit filed last week in California alleges that the Walt Disney Company is violating privacy protection laws by collecting children’s personal information from 42 of its apps and sharing the data with advertisers without parental consent.

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Facebook Makes New Bid For TV Viewers With Expanded Video

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SAN FRANCISCO- Facebook Inc on Wednesday made its biggest move to date to compete in the television market by expanding its video offerings with programming ranging from professional women's basketball to a safari show and a parenting program.

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Dubai To Test Run World's First Automated Flying Taxis By Year End

DUBAI -- Trial runs of the world's first automated aerial taxis (AAT) are expected to start by the end of this year, China's Xinhua news agency reported local media as saying on Wednesday.

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Pos Malaysia, Tunisian Post Sign Pact On E-Commerce

KUALA LUMPUR – Pos Malaysia Bhd  and the La Poste Tunisienne (Tunisian Post) had signed a bilateral arrangement (BA) to formalise the collaboration on e-commerce business segment.

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Malaysia To Benefit From Enhanced Internet Connection

KUALA LUMPUR-- Malaysia is poised to benefit immensely from the full potentials of the digital economy by enhancing the speed of Internet connection.

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Google And Facebook Could Be Fined Billions Under New Law

Google and Facebook could face fines stretching into billions of pounds if they breach users' privacy under a new law.

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Let Them Play: Kids Glued To Phones Could Save UK, Ex-Spy Chief Says

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Parents who think they are being responsible by limiting their children's time online should think again: they could be putting their kids and Britain's security at a disadvantage, according to a former British spy chief.

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