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What US state has the fastest Internet speed? Virginia

Coming in with an average of 13.7 megabits per second, the Southern state boasts the speediest broadband service in the country.

By August 7, 2014

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Uber, Lyft hit with cease and desist orders in Virginia

State DMV orders the ride-for-hire services to stop operating within the state or face fines.

By June 5, 2014

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Uber goes free in Seoul as pressure from city government mounts

The car-hailing service has been operating despite the city's argument that it's illegal. It says its latest move is an effort to establish "a consensus" with government officials.

By February 25, 2015

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Facebook to allow 'legacy contacts' for when you die

Your posthumous profile page can now be managed by someone you designate to handle that part of your online legacy.

By February 12, 2015

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Uber indicted in South Korea two weeks after official launch

CEO Travis Kalanick is named in the indictment, which accuses the ride-sharing service of violating public transportation law.

By December 23, 2014

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Uber agrees to suspend service in Portland after lawsuit

Ride-sharing service plans to pause operations for three months while the city takes time to craft new taxi regulations.

By December 18, 2014

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DIY McFly: Make a working hoverboard from common yard gear

A working hoverboard inspired by "Back to the Future: Part II" uses leaf blowers to glide over the ground. And you can build your own.

By December 11, 2014

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Got bitcoins? Trade them in to buy Windows apps, Xbox games and more

You can now use bitcoins to add money to your Microsoft account, and in turn buy content on its Windows and Xbox platforms. The move gives the digital currency a hefty dose of credibility.

By December 11, 2014

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Fight or flight: Amazon gets tough with the FAA

Amazon says if the US agency won't play, its drone operations will end up overseas. We'll see whether that threat gets off the ground.

By December 10, 2014

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Smarter Driver: New thinking on driver distraction

Brian Cooley runs down new research by the IIHS and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute on driver distraction and what causes it.

By November 24, 2014