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Facebook's Zuckerberg Holds Meeting on Bias Claim

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg meets Wednesday with leading U.S. conservatives to try to head off a storm over allegations that the social network suppressed right-leaning political viewpoints.

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Apple Chief Cook Unveils App Design Centre in India

Apple chief executive Tim Cook announced Wednesday a new app design center in India as he kicked off his first visit to the Asian giant seeking to tap into its roll-out of 4G networks.

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Germany Eyes Free Wi-Fi in Public Spaces, finally

Try looking for a free wi-fi connection in the cafe down the street in Germany and, more likely than not, there isn't one.

Forget about looking for open connections in parks or at key monuments. They just don't exist.

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China Taxi App Didi Gets $1 Billion from Apple

Apple will invest $1 billion in Chinese ride hailing app Didi Chuxing, the Beijing company said Friday as it vies with bitter U.S.-based rival Uber for market share in China.

The injection was the "single largest investment the company has ever received," said Didi, which dominates the Chinese car-hailing market and says it has a share of almost 90 percent.

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Study: New Tech Fueling Global Boom in Child Sex Tourism

Technology is transforming the global sex trade and making it easier than ever for travelers to prey on children, a landmark study on pedophiles warned Thursday.

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Microsoft Tells U.N. More Can be Done to Combat Digital Terror

Microsoft told the United Nations on Wednesday that technology companies can do more to combat digital terror, but warned there was no single solution to prevent terrorists from using the web.

"There is no silver bullet that will stop terrorist use of the Internet," Microsoft's vice president Steven Crown told a special Security Council debate on counter-terrorism.

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French National Rail Backs Futuristic Hyperloop

Hyperloop One startup, intent on zipping people along at near-supersonic speeds in pressurized tubes, announced Tuesday that the French national rail company had joined its growing list of backers.

Hyperloop One said that it raised $80 million in fresh funding from an array of investors, including GE Ventures and France's SNCF.

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Hyperloop Super-Fast Rail to Hit Milestone

Elon Musk's vision of a Hyperloop transport system that carries passengers in pressurized tubes at near-supersonic speeds is on track to hit a milestone on Tuesday.

Musk outlined his futuristic idea in a paper released in 2013, challenging innovators to bring the dream to life.

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Google News Shines Spotlight on Local Coverage

Google began Monday shining a spotlight on local reporting mixed in with the deluge of stories at its free online news aggregation website.

"Local Source" tags were added to Google News to let people opt for reporting done by news agencies that may be closer to the places, people and events involved in stories, according to product manager James Morehead.

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Report: Twitter Cuts Intel Agencies off from Analysis Service

Twitter has barred U.S. intelligence agencies from accessing a service that sorts through posts on the social media platform in real time and has proved useful in the fight against terrorism, the Wall Street Journal reported.

The newspaper, in its report Sunday evening, cited a senior U.S. intelligence official as saying that Twitter seemed worried about appearing too cozy with intelligence services.

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