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Bits: The Week in Tech: Our Future Robots Will Need Super-Smart Safety Checks

40 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Software looks to be at the heart of the recent Ethiopian Airlines crash. Safety approval of such systems will only get harder as technology advances.
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Data Sheet-Why It's Time to Cancel the Internet's Free Ride

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

Apple's "It's show time" event on Monday is shaping to be one of its most momentous in quite some time. Apple does events several times a year, typically to announce new...
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The Global Electric-Car Showdown Is Officially on in China

The Global Electric-Car Showdown Is Officially on in China

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

Inside Beijing Electric Vehicle's headquarters, a glass-and-steel complex on the Chinese capital's edge, a cafeteria awaits renovation so that cooks can crank out pizza and...
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Wall Street women say tech can help close the gender gap

5 hours ago   |   eFinancial News

More needs to be done to provide opportunities for advancement into most senior levels
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Weeks before an Amazon Air plane crashed in February killing all 3 people on board, several pilots said they...
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Asian shares firm after solid U.S. data, tech sector hopes

13 hours ago   |   Reuters

Asian shares advanced on Friday after upbeat data and optimism in the tech sector lifted Wall Street stocks, helping calm some of the jitters sparked by the Federal Reserve's...
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Someone is selling a Silicon Valley investor 'starter kit' as a joke about how venture capitalists all dress the same

Someone is selling a Silicon Valley investor 'starter kit' as a joke about how venture capitalists all dress the same

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Silicon Valley investors are known for their business savvy, but not necessarily their fashion sense. A new site, called VC Starter Kit , lampoons what's seen as the tech...
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Facebook Left Hundreds of Millions of Passwords Unencrypted. Here's How to Change Yours Right Now

15 hours ago   |   Fortune

Facebook users may want to consider changing their passwords, even if the company isn't initiating a password reset after it acknowledged it left hundreds of millions of...
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Instagram Is Testing a Feature That Will Let You Try on a New Name. Here's Why Professionals Will Love It

15 hours ago   |   Fortune

Changing your name can feel serious, even if it's just your Instagram username. There's good news for anyone who wants to try on a new name, but without the commitment. The...
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The CEO behind 'Fortnite' says the entire video game industry is missing the 'inevitable' trend as the barriers between consoles and smartphones get obliterated

The CEO behind 'Fortnite' says the entire video game industry is missing the 'inevitable' trend as the barriers between consoles and smartphones get obliterated

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tim Sweeney, the CEO of Epic Games , tells Business Insider that the success of "Fortnite" shows that there's no such thing as a "mobile gamer" or a "console gamer" anymore...
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Tyson is recalling 69,000 pounds of chicken strips after customers...

Tyson is recalling 69,000 pounds of chicken strips after customers complained they contained metal

Tyson Foods recalled 69,000 pounds of chicken strips that may be contaminated with metal. The USDA's food safety unit announced the recall on its website . In January, Tyson... Read more ...

Home startup Parachute sells more than sheets and towels - you can now buy...

Home startup Parachute sells more than sheets and towels - you can now buy Fair Trade-certified rugs starting at $89

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'But his WhatsApp': Hillary Clinton and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez poked fun...

'But his WhatsApp': Hillary Clinton and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez poked fun at revelations that Jared Kushner used WhatsApp messages for White House business

Hillary Clinton and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez exchanged a playful back-and-forth over Twitter mocking Jared Kushner for being investigated over his use of WhatsApp, a private... Read more ...

The best meal delivery services we've tried

The best meal delivery services we've tried

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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. Brexit gets a short delay. The EU has agreed to delay Brexit until April 12 if MPs don't vote for Prime Minister Theresa May's deal and until May... Read more ...

Some Democrats want more than just Trump's personal tax returns

Some Democrats want more than just Trump's personal tax returns

Top Democratic lawmakers are preparing to request President Donald Trump's personal tax returns, but some liberal lawmakers say they should also demand his business tax... Read more ...

Donald Trump takes cue from young conservative firebrand Charlie Kirk, signs...

Donald Trump takes cue from young conservative firebrand Charlie Kirk, signs an executive order for free speech on college campuses

President Donald Trump on Wednesday will sign an executive order designed to protect free speech on college campuses. Trump was urged to do this by conservative youth advocacy... Read more ...

Facebook exposed 200 million to 600 million user passwords to employees

Facebook exposed 200 million to 600 million user passwords to employees

Facebook has resolved a glitch that exposed passwords of millions of users stored in readable format within its internal systems to its employees. Read more ...

Colin Kaepernick's collusion settlement was reportedly less than $10 million...

Colin Kaepernick's collusion settlement was reportedly less than $10 million - far less than what people believed

Colin Kaepernick's collusion grievance settlement with the NFL was for less than $10 million, according to The Wall Street Journal. The settlement, which includes Carolina... Read more ...

Kushner accused of using private messaging for official White House business

Kushner accused of using private messaging for official White House business

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House aide, uses private messaging services to conduct official government business, according to new... Read more ...