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Web Privacy Debate in Italy after Woman's Suicide

The suicide of a woman who battled for months to have a video of her having sex removed from the internet is fueling debate in Italy on the "right to be forgotten" online.

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Virtual Love on Display at Annual Tokyo Game Show

Game geeks with a heart for digital romance have something to celebrate as sensual, soft-spoken cyber women are blurring the line between reality and fantasy at the Tokyo Game Show.

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Uber Launches Groundbreaking Driverless Car Service

Uber launched a groundbreaking driverless car service Wednesday, jumping ahead of Detroit auto giants and Silicon Valley rivals with technology that could revolutionize transportation. 

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Samsung to Limit Recharging of Faulty Note 7 Batteries

Samsung said Wednesday it would limit recharging of the batteries of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to lower the risk of explosions in a measure apparently intended to jolt users into returning their devices following a recall.

The South Korean electronics giant on September 2 suspended sales of its latest flagship smartphone and announced a recall of 2.5 million units already sold, after faulty batteries caused some handsets to explode during charging.

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Apple is Shifting the Focus of its Secret Car Project

Apple may not become an automaker, but it still wants to develop its own self-driving technology.

The iPhone-maker's automotive project, long an open secret in Silicon Valley, is shifting to focus on creating the technology for an autonomous vehicle that doesn't require a human driver. The new direction apparently doesn't foreclose the possibility that Apple might someday build its own car, but it opens the door to partnering with other car companies.

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U.S. Warns against Using Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on Planes

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration strongly urged passengers Thursday not to turn on or charge Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on aircraft following recent reports of explosions from faulty batteries.

The South Korean smartphone maker last week suspended sales of the "phablet" and recalled 2.5 million units following the reports.

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American Spy Chief Says Russia Hacks U.S. Networks 'All the Time'

America's intelligence chief on Wednesday said Russia hacks U.S. computer networks "all the time," while also seeking to reassure the public the transition to a new president would "be OK."

U.S. agencies, companies and individuals are frequently targeted by overseas hackers, and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign has accused Moscow of hacking into Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails.

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Apple's iPhone 7 Has a Better Camera, Repels Water and Dust

Apple announced Wednesday its newest iPhones, the 7 and 7 plus, which are water and dust resistant.

Analysts say the new iPhones could help Apple recover modestly from a recent dip in sales. But with few expected dramatic changes from previous models, Apple watchers aren't expecting the kind of big spikes in consumer demand that the company saw two years ago, when it introduced larger screens.

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Turkey Seeks Arrest of Teachers for Using 'Gulen App'

Turkish prosecutors on Tuesday issued arrest warrants for almost 150 teachers who allegedly used an encrypted messaging app employed by followers of the U.S.-based Muslim preacher authorities blame for the botched coup bid, state media said.

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Apple Event Has World Watching for New iPhone

Apple is expected to unveil a new iPhone and maybe even a second-generation smartwatch at a special event in San Francisco on Wednesday.

The rumor mill has been grinding away with talk of iPhone 7 models that will boast faster chips, more sophisticated cameras, and improved software while doing away with jacks for plugging in wired headphones.

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