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Uber Executive is Invoking Fifth Amendment to Escape Charges

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The Uber executive, Anthony Levandowski, who was accused of stealing self-driving car technology from his former job at Google, is now invoking the fifth amendment. His reason for doing this is, according to his lawyers, to avoid potential charges. Levandowski was once head of Google’s self-driving car project. Now, he is doing almost the same thing, but at Uber. According ...

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Trump Now Uses an iPhone. Gives Up on Unsecured Android Phone

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According to recent reports, United States president Donald Trump has finally given up on his normal, unsecured Android smartphone. In the place of that device, he is now reportedly using a secured iPhone. This move comes after the president received a very high level of criticism because of the fact that he was still using his phone which did not ...

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Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Tests After Crash in Arizona

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According to some reports, the ride hailing company Uber has suspended all the self-driving car tests in the United States. This comes after one of the company’s vehicles was involved in a crash in Tempe, Arizona. This is the latest problem to hit Uber after numerous sexual harassment allegations, sexism at the workplace and its CEO, Travis Kalanick’s outburst of ...

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Apple Responds to Hacker Claims, says There’s Nothing Wrong

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It seems like Apple clarified what is going on regarding those recent claims by a group of hackers that they managed to gain access to millions of iCloud accounts from all over the world. A spokesperson from Apple said in an official statement that neither of their systems, iCloud or Apple ID, have suffered any breaches of information. And that the list ...

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Jeff Jones, Uber President, Quits

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According to a new report, Uber president Jeff Jones stepped down from his post. This is the latest blow to the ride hailing company, which has been facing numerous problems recently. Jones is a marketing expert who was hired to work on the company’s image. Interestingly enough, he joined Uber just seven months ago. He released an official statement in ...

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Nintendo Switch Production to Double

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One of the hot topics of the beginning of the year is without a doubts the Nintendo Switch console. It was one of the gaming devices which gained huge amounts of popularity among buyers. It may all be a result of the fact that the Switch is a very adaptable console. You can use at home, as a normal gaming ...

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U.S. Charges Russian Agents for Yahoo Hack

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On Wednesday, the Justice Department charged two Russian intelligence officials. They were reportedly the ones behind the giant data breach which hit Yahoo in 2014. At the time, they stole about 500 million accounts from the company. Many considered that to have been the most serious such hack in the history of technology. This latest action weakens the relations between the United States ...

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Hackers Take Control of Twitter to Post Controversial Messages

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It seems like Twitter Counter, which is a third-party service providing analytics, failed once again to protect the Twitter platform from hackers. On Wednesday, a number of users posted a highly controversial message in the Turkish language. Except that they were not the ones who actually wrote those messages. Hackers managed to get into some high-profile Twitter accounts and posted ...

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Headphones Explode During Flight to Australia

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On Wednesday, the Australian officials announced that a woman suffered minor burns on her face and hands because her headphones caught fire. She reportedly had a pair of battery-operated headphones and she was listening to music on a flight from Beijing to Melbourne. About two hours in, the headphones started heating up. They immediately caught fire, causing the woman to ...

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