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Apple's Tim Cook encourages corporate action to improve human rights

CEO told executives at BoxWorks conference that businesses must helm progress where government has stalled: ‘This is not making a partisan statement’<p>Tim Cook has told a conference of business executives that American corporations have a responsibility to help improve equality, the environment and …

Why Snapchat’s Only Non-Ephemeral Content, The Profile GIF, Is A Big Deal

Not everything on Snapchat disappears. As much as the app wants memories to span just 10 seconds and live for just 24 hours, one piece of content doesn’t self destruct. The profile GIF. And through its permanence, Snapchat has found a way solve a major problem with its identity system and social …

Amid VW Scandal, Critics Want Access To Carmakers' Computer Code

The revelation that Volkswagen rigged software to cheat on emissions tests got us wondering: What else is the software in your car doing that you don't know about?<p>Well, that answer, for the time being, will remain a mystery.<p>That's because there's a little-known law in the U.S. that bars car owners …

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Sergey Brin shares what he loves about Google’s self-driving cars

Google cofounders Sergey Brin and Larry Page have long wanted to get self-driving cars on the road. Page first put the project in motion in 2007, by convincing artificial intelligence researcher and DARPA Grand Challenge participant Sebastian Thrun to leave Stanford and come to Google, and they’ve …

Google Maps Comes To Apple Watch

At Google’s press event today, the company announced a number of new products and updates, including two new Nexus smartphones, two Chromecast devices, a new Android tablet and more, but one thing it kept under wraps was news of a notable new application arriving on the iOS platform: Google Maps …

Chicago family gunned down, wounding baby, killing mom, grandmother

<b>Chicago (CNN) —</b> The top cop of Chicago expressed blunt outrage Tuesday after a shooting wounded an infant and killed the child's mother and grandmother, as they returned home from a family outing Monday night.<p>"Here we go again," Chicago Police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy told reporters. "I'm …

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