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firearms

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Facebook to police private sale of firearms

The company is implementing new restrictions around the sale of regulated items following pressure from gun-control advocates.

By March 5, 2014

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Facebook takes a shot at gun sellers

The world's largest social network is banning private gun sales on its site, joining a larger debate about how guns are handled in the US.

By January 29, 2016

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Fallout 4 gun gameplay built with Doom dev's help

Id Software assisted Bethesda on firearms combat.

By September 15, 2015

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Mirror's Edge: Catalyst doesn't let you use guns, dev says at E3 2015

You can't use firearms in the new Mirror's Edge.

By June 17, 2015

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Uber says no guns in cars, changing policy

The ride-hailing firm updates its terms and bans firearms for both drivers and passengers using its services.

By June 20, 2015

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The Undetectable Firearms Act and 3D-printed guns (FAQ)

They might come for your plastic gun, but they're not coming for your 3D printer just yet.

By December 10, 2012

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Congress: Undetectable 3D-printed guns are still illegal

Legislators vote to renew an expiring ban on plastic firearms that are able to slip past metal detectors and X-ray machines.

By December 9, 2013

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Can Silicon Valley innovate its way to a gun violence solution?

Following the tragedy in Newtown, a group of entrepreneurs led by Ron Conway resolved to use technology to help stem gun violence. Their debut effort is an incentive challenge to create smarter, safer firearms.

By December 12, 2013

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Tech competition takes aim at smarter, safer guns

It's kind of like the X-Prize, but participants aren't trying to land on the moon. The Silicon Valley-backed Smart Tech for Firearms challenge aims to fund innovators creating technologies that help curb gun violence. Could biometrics and RFID tech succeed where the government has largely failed?

By December 12, 2013

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Now you're a sharpshooter: The smart rifle arrives

Hit a target at 1,000 yards? No problem. Tracking Point's computer-enabled rifles let novices shoot moving targets at extreme distances with near 100 percent accuracy. The new era of firearms is upon us.

By September 25, 2013