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Drones deliver abortion pills to women in Poland

Drones have been used to deliver abortion drugs to women in Poland in a protest against Poland's pregnancy termination laws.

By June 30, 2015

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Advocacy group files appeal against Facebook privacy settlement

Some parents of Facebook users are attacking a class action legal decision, arguing that minors should have explicit parental consent for their images being used in ads.

By February 13, 2014

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For these girls, tech is a rewarding challenge

An international tech competition targets Silicon Valley's diversity problem, aiming to inspire girls around the world into taking up -- and sticking with -- technology.

By June 26, 2015

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Taxi drivers demand US mayors regulate Uber

Cabbies hold a protest at the ride-hailing company's San Francisco headquarters in hopes of catching the attention of the US Conference of Mayors.

By June 22, 2015

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California does a reverse, releases reports of accidents involving self-driving cars

The California Department of Motor Vehicles at first denied the Associated Press' request for the information, but has now changed course.

By June 18, 2015

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Google begins reporting robocar wrecks

Following demands from consumer-advocacy groups for more transparency, the tech giant launches a website devoted to its self-driving cars and will begin publishing monthly reports that include accident info.

By June 6, 2015

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Non-creepy social networks make it to your smartphone

In response to fears over privacy, small social networks offer encryption and refrain from selling user data. Now their services are coming to mobile devices.

By June 15, 2015

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Amazon discloses transparency report for first time

The e-commerce company reveals the number of government requests for data it received so far this year, joining a growing list of firms releasing such information.

By June 12, 2015

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Amazon backs $150 million solar project in Virginia

Amazon Web Service's deal comes about a week after it was disclosed that 19 of its cloud-computing customers called on the business to divulge its energy use.

By June 10, 2015

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Google, YouTube Kids under fire for 'inappropriate content'

Child advocacy groups say that the "family friendly" YouTube Kids app is anything but that.

By May 19, 2015