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Germany Hunts Man who Bragged of Child Murder in Online Video

German police launched a manhunt Tuesday for a 19-year-old man suspected of stabbing a nine-year-old boy to death and bragging about the murder in an online video.

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Facebook Wins Case against Refugee in Merkel Selfie

Facebook clinched victory Tuesday in a German court case brought by a Syrian refugee whose selfie with Chancellor Angela Merkel had made him the target of racist trolls.

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Elon Musk: Tech Dreamer Reaching for Sun, Moon and Stars

Sending tourists for a trip around the moon is the latest big idea launched by Elon Musk, a Silicon Valley star known for turning his passions into visionary enterprises.

Musk has become one of the United States' best-known innovators. He was a founder of payments company PayPal, electric carmaker Tesla Motors and SpaceX, maker and launcher of rockets and spacecraft.

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Iran's Ahmadinejad Joins Twitter despite Ban

Iran's hardline former president Mahmud Ahmadinejad became the latest leader to join Twitter on Sunday, despite having been instrumental in getting it banned from the country.

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Ditch Computers to Save Democracy, Says Ethical Hacker

In an age of superfast computers and interconnected everything, the only sure way to protect the integrity of election results is to return to paper and pen.

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Nintendo Switch Console Goes on Sale in Strategy Reboot

Nintendo's Switch console went on sale Friday in a global launch seen as key to the Japanese videogame giant reversing flagging sales and moving past the failure of its last console, the Wii U.

The $299 unit, which works both at home and on the go, blends the Super Mario maker's history in the console and handheld device business with its fledgling mobile gaming strategy, which got a big brand win after Pokemon Go's success last summer.

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Gulf Cyber Attacks on Rise, Conference Told

Gulf countries must tighten coordination to fight an increasing number of cyber attacks, experts said on Monday, as one official blamed hackers in Iran.

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ZTE Launches World's First 5G-Ready Smartphone

Chinese telecoms giant ZTE unveiled Sunday what it said is the world's first smartphone compatible with the lightening-fast 5G mobile internet service that networks expect to have up and running by 2020.

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China's TCL Brings Back Physical Keyboard in New BlackBerry

Chinese electronics company TCL unveiled Saturday its first BlackBerry-licensed smartphone which brings back the device's signature physical keyboard as it seeks to revive the once mighty brand. 

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Tech Tools Gain Traction amid Trump War on Leaks

As President Donald Trump warns of a crackdown on U.S. government leaks to media, interest is growing in technology tools that allow sources to share information anonymously.

One such tool called SecureDrop, being used by at least 30 U.S. and global media organizations, offers a way for sources to anonymously communicate via encrypted servers.

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