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US Mugshot Website Owners Face Criminal Charges

The four alleged owners of a website which publishes photos of people taken soon after they have been arrested, have been arrested themselves.

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Broadband Speeds 'Far Slower Than In Ads'

180518 Tech 2Which? says many UK households get half the broadband speed they pay for.

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Ethereum Is Top Public Blockchain, Bitcoin No. 13 In China's New Index

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: Ethereum is the top public blockchain in the cryptocurrency space, while that of bitcoin, the original virtual currency, is ranked 13th, according to the Chinese government’s first monthly Global Public Chain Assessment Index released on Thursday.

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Backstory: Calculating The Gender Gap In The Technology Sector

NEW YORK - As she reported on sexual harassment issues at big companies, Jennifer Saba, a Breakingviews columnist, looked for a concrete way to quantify the gender gap in the technology sector.

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YouTube To Revamp Music Service, Charge More For Ad-Free Shows: Recode

Google’s YouTube is launching a new version of its music service and also getting ready to charge more on its original shows like “Cobra Kai”, Recode reported on Wednesday.

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Senate Approves Bill In Bid To Retain U.S. Net Neutrality

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate voted on Wednesday in favor of keeping open-internet rules in a bid to overturn the Federal Communications Commission decision to repeal net neutrality rules, but the measure is unlikely to be approved by the House of Representatives or the White House.

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U.S. Safety Agency Sends Team To Investigate Tesla Crash

WASHINGTON - The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Wednesday that it was sending a team to investigate the crash of a Tesla Inc vehicle last week in Utah that occurred while the car was in Autopilot mode.

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Scientists Develop Device To Rival Dog's Nose In Disaster Rescue Work

GENEVA -- Scientists have developed a small and inexpensive piece of electronic equipment that detects people by smell and can be used in earthquake or avalanche rescue work, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Facebook's Zuckerberg To Meet European Parliament Over Privacy

Pic: ReutersBRUSSELS: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will meet the leaders of the European Parliament to answer questions about the improper use of millions of users’ data by a political consultancy, as pressure on the company’s protection of data continues.

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IS Propaganda 'Hidden On Internet Archive'

Supporters of the Islamic State group are using the Internet Archive to frustrate efforts to delete their online propaganda, a study suggests.

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