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Packing a Punch Online, Daily Mail Moves for Yahoo

Shortlisted as a potential buyer of U.S. Internet giant Yahoo, the Daily Mail has made an online empire out of the kind of content readers can't resist clicking on.

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Chinese Firms Accelerate in Race toward Driverless Future

Chinese manufacturers and Internet giants are in hot pursuit of their U.S. counterparts in the race to design driverless cars, but the route to market is still littered with potholes.

While Google has been working on autonomous vehicles for at least six years, with the likes of BMW, Volvo and Toyota in its wake, more recently Chinese businesses have entered the race, from Internet search giant Baidu to manufacturer Changan.

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Fiat Chrysler to Recall more than One Million Vehicles

Fiat Chrysler announced the recall Friday more than one million vehicles after dozens of people were injured by cars they thought were locked in "park" mode but kept moving.

Investigators from the company and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found cases where some drivers have exited vehicles thinking the car was safely in "park" but in fact was in neutral or another gear that allowed it to move while they climbed out.

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Two Apple Services Blocked in China

Apple confirmed Friday its iTunes Movies and iBooks service have become unavailable in China, after reports authorities ordered them to be taken offline.

"We hope to make books and movies available again to our customers in China as soon as possible," a spokeswoman for Apple, the US technology giant, said in a statement.

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Australia Admits Government Hack Attacks, Boosts Cyber Security

Australia unveiled a multi-million-dollar cyber scheme to combat hacking on Thursday, as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull acknowledged an attack on the country's weather bureau but stopped short of blaming it on China.

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EU Hits Google with Anti-trust Charges over Android

The EU slapped Google with anti-trust charges on Wednesday over its widely-used Android mobile phone operating system, in a fresh salvo by Brussels against the Silicon Valley giant.

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Chinese Twitter Users Concerned over Appointment for China

Chinese Twitter users have expressed concerns over the company's appointment of a greater China regional executive who has a background working with China's military and state security apparatus.

Kathy Chen was appointed last week to be Twitter's first managing director for China, based in Hong Kong, to oversee advertising.

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Apple Defends Stand in Brooklyn Case on iPhone Access

Apple urged a federal court Friday to reject efforts to force the company to help break into an iPhone as part of a New York drug investigation.

In the latest case involving efforts to compel Apple to help law enforcement break encryption, the company said the court should simply rule the assistance is unnecessary and not authorized by law.

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The Sky's the Limit at Geneva Inventions Show

Shoes that can reunite lost toddlers with their parents and a morphing sofa designed for spur of the moment conjugal relations are among the centerpieces at this year's Geneva inventions show.

More than 750 exhibitors from 48 countries have come together in Switzerland this week for the world's largest event dedicated to new creations.

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Uber Starts Motorbike Taxi Service in Indonesian Capital

Ride-hailing app Uber on Wednesday launched a motorbike taxi service in the Indonesian capital where Southeast Asian rivals Go-Jek and Grab are already battling for dominance.

Jakarta is one of the world's most congested cities and motorbike taxis ordered from a smartphone app have exploded in popularity in the past 18 months as a way to beat snarled traffic.

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