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    Google is fined $5 billion by EU in Android antitrust case

    Brussels –  The European Union hit Alphabet Inc.’s Google with a record antitrust fine of €4.34 billion ($5.06 billion) and ordered changes to its business that could loosen the company’s grip on its biggest growth engine: mobile phones. In the EU’s sharpest rebuke yet to the power of a handful of tech giants, the bloc’s antitrust […] More

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    Pentagon sees quantum computing as key weapon for war in space

    WASHINGTON — Top Pentagon official Michael Griffin sat down a few weeks ago with Air Force scientists at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio to discuss the future of quantum computing in the U.S. military. Griffin, the undersecretary of defense for research and engineering, has listed quantum computers and related applications among the Pentagon’s must-do […] More

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    Facebook making slow progress on diversity, report says

    The Facebook logo is pictured at the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California.  (Reuters) Facebook’s latest diversity report shows that, while the tech giant has grown the percentage of women in its workforce, more work needs to be done in other areas. In its fifth annual diversity report, the social network revealed that, globally, the […] More

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    Hacker exploits Netgear router to nab US military drone files

    A Netgear router with an easy-to-guess default password may have a helped a hacker steal sensitive documents about a US military drone. On Tuesday, the security firm Recorded Future said it recently noticed an interesting item up for sale in a hacker’s forum; last month, a merchant was offering up files regarding the US Air […] More

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    FCC may soon charge $225 to handle your complaint

    FILE – In this Dec. 14, 2017 file photo, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai is shown arriving for an FCC meeting. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)  (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) As the rules currently stand, filing a consumer complaint with the FCC […] More

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    Snapchat could soon help you buy things on Amazon

    A banner for Snap Inc. hangs from the front of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 2, 2017, in New York. The company behind the popular messaging app Snapchat is expected to start trading Thursday after a better-than-expected stock offering. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)  (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) A new Snapchat feature will […] More

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    eBay takes on Prime Day with its own summer sale

    Oct. 17, 2012: In this file photo, two women walk in front of an eBay sign at the company’s headquarters in San Jose, Calif.  (AP/File) Good news, deal hunters: eBay today kicked off a summer sale offering discounts on everything from TVs and action cameras to gaming gear, wearable computing devices, smart home gadgets, and […] More

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