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Google completes first drone delivery in the US

Alphabet (Google) subsidiary Wing has become the first company in the United States to deliver packages by drone.

5 hours ago from TechXplore

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MediaLab acquires messaging app Kik, expanding its app portfolio

Popular messaging app Kik is, indeed, “here to stay” following an acquisition by the Los Angeles-based multimedia holding company, MediaLab. It echoes the same message from Kik’s ...

6 hours ago from TechCrunch

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US regulators say Boeing withheld key 737 MAX documents

US aviation regulators criticized Boeing on Friday for not immediately disclosing communications between two employees with "concerning" information on the investigation of the 737 MAX.

Fri 18 Oct 19 from TechXplore

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Facebook says it will deliver News Corp stories

Facebook on Friday confirmed that some stories from News Corp, publisher of The Wall Street Journal, will be delivered at a new "tab" planned at the leading social network.

22 hours ago from TechXplore

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Latest Google Maps Update Further Cannibalizes Waze Reporting Features

Google acquired Waze, a GPS navigation software app, way back in 2013. Google and Waze work mostly independently from one another, but Google has recently incorporated a few features that were ...

Fri 18 Oct 19 from HotHardware

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Newly proposed privacy bill means Big Tech executives could go to jail if their companies break the law

When Mark Zuckerberg publicly asked governments to regulate tech firms, he probably didn't have personal accountability in mind. For all the talk about a more privacy-focused Facebook, the CEO ...

Fri 18 Oct 19 from Techspot

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Studio Ghibli films finally coming to streaming with HBO Max - CNET

Spirited Away fans, you might not need that DVD player anymore -- if you're willing to take on another monthly fee.

Thu 17 Oct 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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Lebanon to tax calls on messaging apps

Lebanon on Thursday announced a new tax on internet calls made through messaging applications, a move meant to boost the cash-strapped state's revenues but which sparked widespread user outrage.

Thu 17 Oct 19 from TechXplore

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Barney the purple dinosaur gets movie with Get Out's Daniel Kaluuya - CNET

It's not yet known whether the live-action film about the dino will be a gritty take on the children's TV icon.

Fri 18 Oct 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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