France believes it can transport people on driverless trains by 2023

Who says cars are the only form of transportation that could benefit from being driverless? Certainly not engineers in France, who have high hopes for the future of their trains — the hope is that they will be driverless.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/19/france-believes-it-can-transport-people-on-driverless-trains-by-2023.html

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg drops in for dinner with Ohio family

An Ohio family says they learned just 20 minutes before dinner this week that a planned mystery guest would be Facebook founder and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/30/facebook-s-zuckerberg-drops-in-for-dinner-with-ohio-family.html

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As Dubai focuses on future, cybersecurity a growing concern

A Dubai official says as the city races toward a future of self-driving cars and drones filling up its skies, cybersecurity is becoming a growing concern.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/26/as-dubai-focuses-on-future-cybersecurity-growing-concern.html

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Facebook launches review of video content after horrific Cleveland killing

Facebook says that it will launch a review of its video content after horrific footage showing the killing of an elderly man was posted on the social network Sunday.

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Uber reportedly used secret program to track Lyft drivers

A new report says Uber used a secret program dubbed “Hell’ to track Lyft drivers to see if they were driving for both ride-hailing services and otherwise stifle competition.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/14/uber-reportedly-used-secret-program-to-track-lyft-drivers.html

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Second Arctic 'doomsday' vault will store the world's data

Who says there’s no good news? It just so happens that if all of humanity is wiped out in a nuclear holocaust, the people of Earth will leave behind a record of their existence in two “doomsday vaults” on the frozen island of Svalbard, halfway between Norway and the North Pole.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/04/second-arctic-doomsday-vault-will-store-worlds-data.html

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Microsoft claims 10 million ‘fans’ help it test Windows 10, but it’s sure got a funny definition of that word

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Microsoft says it’s cultivated a legion of 10 million fans with the Windows Insider program. The company’s bombastic claims to love its users don’t pass the sniff test, and its promise of actually making changes based on feedback is a joke.

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Tech firm will give its workers $10G to leave San Francisco

Tech company Zapier says San Francisco is a fantastic city—and it would like to encourage its employees to move far away from it.

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Startup to serve up chicken strips cultivated from cells in lab

A Bay Area food-technology startup says it has successfully developed the world’s first chicken strip grown from self-reproducing cells without so much as ruffling a feather.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/15/startup-to-serve-up-chicken-strips-cultivated-from-cells-in-lab.html

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Facebook employees to get 20 days off for family bereavement

Facebook says it is extending its bereavement policies and will also allow employees paid time off when a family member is sick.

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Facebook revamps ad metrics, apologizes for latest errors

Facebook says it will work with independent measurement companies like Nielsen and comScore to review more of its metrics after it uncovered new problems with the data it provides to advertisers and publishers that use its network.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/16/facebook-revamps-ad-metrics-apologizes-for-latest-errors.html

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UK may start using eagles to take down drones flying contraband into prisons

The British government says it’s examining the possibility of using highly trained eagles to intercept drones caught taking contraband into prisons. Police in the Netherlands have already started using the birds for similar work.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/02/uk-may-start-using-eagles-to-take-down-drones-flying-contraband-into-prisons.html

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