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Whatsapp will share your phone number with Facebook

If you use WhatsApp for messaging friends and family, get ready for Facebook to learn even more about you.

WhatsApp announced in a blog post Thursday that it will begin to share phone numbers and other data on the activity of its one billion users wit...

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Tour Yosemite in virtual reality with President Obama

Getting close to the president can be near impossible for the average person.

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Singapore residents can now ride in a self-driving taxi

The race to offer self-driving vehicles is in full swing around the world.

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5 ways tech is helping Italian earthquake rescue efforts

Tech companies are offering their services to help the rescue efforts in Italy after a devastating earthquake.

At least 241 people died after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy on Wednesday. The search for survivors is a race against the...

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Apple in 5 years under Tim Cook's leadership

Hours after Steve Jobs resigned as the CEO of Apple, his successor Tim Cook sent an email to reassure employees about the company's future.

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Pokemon Go-playing truck driver kills woman in Japan

Japanese police have arrested a driver who they say struck and killed a woman while he was playing Pokemon Go.

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Inside the big banks' plan for new digital cash

A group of big banks led by UBS is planning its own version of digital cash, using blockchain, the technology underpinning Bitcoin.

The Swiss bank said on Wednesday it has teamed up with Deutsche Bank, Spanish Santander bank, investment giant BNY Mel...

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Uber tests program to help drivers save for retirement

Uber has a new message for its drivers: We want you to save for retirement.

Uber is partnering with investment app Betterment to allow some of its drivers to sign up for free retirement accounts.

"Many Americans are having trouble saving for retiremen...

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Switzerland enlists robots to help deliver mail

Sidewalks in Switzerland are about to get a little bit more crowded.

Swiss Post, the national postal service in Switzerland, will test robots next month in three cities to deliver food and medicine. The robots, which are small, six-wheeled pods, trave...

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FBI investigating Russian hack of New York Times reporters, others

Hackers thought to be working for Russian intelligence have carried out a series of cyber breaches targeting reporters at The New York Times and other US news organizations, according to US officials briefed on the matter.

The intrusions, detected in ...

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