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Uber Pushes Into Public Transit With New App Partnership

Transportation technology company TransLoc announced on Monday a partnership with Uber, marking a significant advancement in the ride-hailing company’s effort to ally itself with public transit agencies. TransLoc, which builds

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White House Joins Snapchat Ahead of State of the Union Address

The White House said on Monday that it had joined Snapchat, marking the Obama administration’s latest move to reach a younger generation of Americans through social media. The administration has

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Lenovo Executive Says Google Play Services Coming to China in 2016

Google is planning to reintroduce Google Play Services to China this year, according to one of its partners. Chen Xudong, Senior Vice President of Lenovo Group and President of the

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Amazon to Launch Portable Version of Echo Voice Assistant Speaker

Amazon is expected to release a smaller, portable version of its voice-activated Echo speaker, citing people familiar with the plans. The new device, code-named “Fox”, is expected to be priced

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Facebook Co-Founder Gives Up on New Republic Magazine

The Facebook billionaire who promised to give new life to the venerable US liberal magazine The New Republic four years ago said Monday he was putting it back up for

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Twitter May Allow Brands to Use Your Tweets in Promotional Campaigns

Social media platform Twitter is said to be developing a way to give brands an access to mentions about their products in everyday users’ tweets that they could use into

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Britain’s Draft Internet Spying Law Threatens Key Rights

Britain’s proposed new Internet spying laws could threaten key rights if passed unchanged, UN rights experts said Monday, calling for a “comprehensive review” of the draft legislation. The proposed measures,

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It looks like Google gave $6 million in free advertizing to the Church of Scientology

In 2014, Google gave about $6 million in free advertising to the Church of Scientology, an activist for the church has claimed. Few people noticed the move at the time:

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Facebook allowing some developers to build chat bots

Facebook is allowing a handful of developers to create automated chat robots that work through its Facebook Messenger app, TechCrunch reports. Right now, Facebook is testing a bot named M

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Google Testing More Detailed Weather Card for Google Now

According to some Android users, Google is testing a revamped weather card in Google Now. The card includes new features along with major changes in design and looks. The new

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