Elon Musk joins other experts in call for global ban on killer robots

Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk and other leading artificial intelligence experts have called on the United Nations for a global ban on the use of killer robots, which includes drones, tanks and machine guns, The Guardian reported on Sunday.

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Major Tech Firms Pressure FCC to Stay the Net Neutrality Course

The Internet Association, which represents 40 of the United States’ leading technology companies — including Facebook, Google, Amazon and others — on Monday filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission, urging it to maintain Net neutrality regulations enacted during the Obama administration. The rules have created a level playing field that has helped fuel innovation in the broadband Internet space, according to IA, and any attempt to unravel them could have a disruptive impact on the industry.

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Amazon Confirms Deal to Buy Middle East E-Commerce Leader Souq.com

Amazon on Tuesday confirmed that it has agreed to buy Souq.com, the leading online retailer in the Middle East, reportedly edging out rival Emaar Malls’ $800 million offer. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed, but Amazon reportedly agreed to pay less for Souq than Emaar had offered. Souq, led by cofounder and CEO Ronaldo Mouchawar, claims to be the largest online retail and marketplace platform in the Arab world, selling more than 8.4 million products across 31 retail categories.

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'Battlefield 1' review: Through the blood and beauty

The “Battlefield” franchise has been one of the leading titles in First-Person Shooter games for more than a decade, and the newest installment does not disappoint.

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Google wants to cure you with electricity

Google’s parent company is partnering with GlaxoSmithKline, the leading British pharmaceutical firm, to launch a new company to develop “bioelectronic medicines,” according to a joint announcement Monday.

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Privacy Concerns Curb Online Commerce, Communication

Concern about online security and privacy are leading Americans to curtail online activity, the United States National Telecommunications and Information Administration reported last week. More than 41,000 households with at least one Internet user in July responded to several privacy and security questions the U.S. Census Bureau posed for the NTIA. Eighty-four percent of those households named at least one online privacy and security concern, and 40 percent mentioned at least two. Sixty-three percent were concerned about identity theft.

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Get Ready for the Mobile Pay Explosion

Who is leading the mobile payment race? There are several players competing today. PayPal started the revolution 15 years ago, and Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay have joined the fray. Many newcomers are entering this space on a regular basis. The traditional money space has undergone change with innovations like debit cards and ATM machines. Though they took a while to catch on, they eventually transformed the way we interact with banks and money. Mobile Pay is expected to offer explosive growth opportunities.

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Hands On With the LG G5 Smartphone

Thanks to competitive mimicry within the smartphone industry, many smartphones across leading brands now share the benefits of longer battery life, dazzling displays, better cameras, and other de…

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The Cloud Complexity Challenge

Growing acceptance of cloud computing quickly is becoming a double-edged sword for the leading players in the SaaS, PaaS and IaaS marketplaces. As a broader set of customers adopts cloud-first strategies, even the biggest cloud players are being challenged to scale their operations to keep pace with escalating customer demands without becoming too complex. The good news is that every market research survey clearly indicates that corporate executives have become comfortable with the idea of moving parts of their operations to the cloud.

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Ford to bring Apple's CarPlay to all Sync 3-equipped 2017 vehicles

Article Image Leading up to the start of CES, Ford on Monday announced that all 2017 vehicles equipped with Sync 3 infotainment systems will bake in support for CarPlay and Android Auto, offering deep smartphone integration to both iOS and Android device owners.

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Apple embracing its role as maker of 'blockbusters,' not niche products, UBS says

Article Image In the age of the blockbuster, Apple’s iOS platform is leading the way far ahead of its competitors, investment firm UBS said in a note to investors on Tuesday.

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Has Anonymous's war against ISIS been doing more harm than good?

Anonymous has been leading the digital fight against Islamic State by getting some of its social media accounts on Twitter banned, but has it been doing more harm than good? A Twitter spokesperson tells The Daily Dot that Anonymous’s lists of purported ISIS-affiliated are so “wildly inaccurate” that it doesn’t even pay attention to them anymore.

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T-Mobile, Sprint poised to pick up subscribers from Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program

Article Image Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program appears to be leading U.S. phone buyers away from AT&T and Verizon toward carriers with cheaper fees such as T-Mobile and Sprint, a report said on Monday.

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Gazelle sees iPhone trade-in offers double into iPhone 6s event, raises cash payouts for Verizon models

The nation’s leading electronics buyback service said Tuesday that customers are requesting cash payout offers for their old iPhones at nearly twice the volume as last year. It also raised payouts for recent Verizon iPhones to as much as $481 for an iPhone 6+, $426 for an iPhone 6, and $206 for an iPhone 5s.

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iPad's dominance continues to fade in shrinking tablet market, latest IDC data shows

While the Apple iPad held on to its position as the leading tablet brand worldwide during the June quarter, the gap with other tablet makers shrank — as did the market overall, according to IDC research data released on Wednesday.

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Comcast flagged as new leading contender to buy out T-Mobile US

Deutsche Telekom now considers Comcast the leading candidate for a sale of T-Mobile U.S., reports said on Wednesday, potentially signalling a major shift in the American media landscape that could impact Apple.

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Medical records firms Athenahealth and Cerner reportedly working on HealthKit integration

Two leading U.S. medical records firms, Athenahealth and Cerner, are said to be working with Apple on the development and deployment of apps integrated with the iOS 8 HealthKit framework.

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Apple announces HealthKit for holistic health tracking

Confirming rumored in the weeks leading up to WWDC, Apple on Monday announced HealthKit and accompanying app Health, two assets that collect, store and parse health-related data in a central digital repository.

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