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Google search reveals Indian prime minister among 'top 10 criminals'

Technically Incorrect: Search for "top 10 criminals" and you'll find Indian leader Narendra Modi, as well as George W Bush. Are machines not as clever as we think?

By June 7, 2015

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Uber's background checks don't catch criminals, says Houston

After a passenger was allegedly raped by her Uber driver, the Texas city threatens to shut down the ride-hailing service. Uber says it will comply with the city's rules.

By April 17, 2015

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Former 'Star Trek' actor Patrick Stewart supports SnotBot drones to help whales

Ocean Alliance teams up with the former "Star Trek" captain to help raise money for snot-collecting drones for whale research.

By July 31, 2015

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Oh, look! A drone that fires a gun

Technically Incorrect: YouTube has been adorned with a slightly scary video of a drone that has a mounted handgun. Surely this isn't legal, even if it's real.

By July 17, 2015

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'Darkode' goes dark: Police shut down infamous cybercrime marketplace

The forum was used by cybercriminals to buy and sell malicious software, stolen data and more. It was, says an official, the "most sophisticated English-speaking forum for criminal computer hackers in the world."

By July 15, 2015

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Uber settles lawsuit over fatal SF crash that killed girl

Crash that claimed the life of a 6-year-old raised questions about passenger safety on ride-hailing services.

By July 14, 2015

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Apple Pay lands in the UK, some major banks missing

Apple's mobile payments service, available in the US since October, has expanded across the pond -- but some of the announced partners aren't on board.

By July 14, 2015

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Gone in a flash? Facebook says Adobe's plug-in is a security risk no longer worth taking

Steve Jobs' 2010 appeal for a Flash-free world echoes again from Facebook and from Firefox maker Mozilla after revelations of just how vulnerable Adobe's animation software actually is.

By July 13, 2015

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Apple Pay set to launch outside the US tomorrow, UK bank lets slip

A UK bank's hastily deleted tweet appears to confirm that the iPhone mobile payment system will this week make its first foray outside of the US.

By July 13, 2015

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Head of federal personnel agency resigns in wake of hacked databases

On the heels of the announcement that 22 million Social Security numbers were compromised, Katherine Archuleta steps down as director of the Office of Personnel Management.

By July 10, 2015