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'Darknet' suspect's flashy cars raised eyebrows…

The young Canadian lived an apparently quiet life for more than a year with his Thai girlfriend, but the flashy cars he drove stood out. Authorities say Alexandre Cazes was the mastermind of AlphaBay, the world's leading "darknet" internet marketplace.

Audi to update 850,000 cars as diesel recalls…

German automaker Audi will fit up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival Daimler

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 reveal set for Aug. 23…

In this week's wrap-up, Samsung announces an official date for its Note 8 event. Meanwhile, Elon Musk tweets about building a new way to get from NY to DC.

Intelligent drive and sensing technologies

Smart & Safe Tech: Car manufacturers like Volvo are using radar sensors around the car to protect drivers from blind spots, provide smarter parking, and avoiding large animals

Why Use The Alphabet When Apple Has Given Us New…

Apple has unveiled new emojis that include yogis, breastfeeding moms, and zombies.

Make Some Room, Uber — Lyft Is Going To Make Se…

Lyft's new self-driving car division now joins projects from Uber, Tesla and Waymo.

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UK moves to tighten rules on drone use

British officials have announced plans to regulate drone use in a bid to prevent accidents and threats to commercial aviation

Lyft forms own autonomous vehicle unit, will open…

Lyft is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from the flurry of partnerships that have been announced recently

Possible melted fuel seen for first time at…

An underwater robot has captured images of lava-like lumps inside a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, spotting for the first time what is believed to be nuclear fuel that melted six years ago

Change these 5 privacy settings in Windows 10

You can decide just how much of your information Windows 10 tracks and shares. Read the article here: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/5-privacy-settings-to-change-in-windows-10/

USS Gerald Ford: The latest warship to join the…

A look at some of the state-of-the-art features in the USS Gerald Ford, the latest warship to join the Navy’s impressive fleet

Facebook Likes Could Be Making Us Dumber

According to new research, Facebook likes are dumbing down the way we communicate. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

Twitter Promises It's Doing Way Better With…

Twitter says it's taking 10 times as many actions against abusive accounts as it was last year.

Judge halts Wisconsin county rule for apps like Pokemon Go

A judge says a Wisconsin county is likely violating the U.S. Constitution with its requirement that game developers obtain permits for augmented-reality apps like Pokemon Go to be played in parks

Cops wage psychological warfare against online…

A global police operation took down two illicit online drug bazaars in an innovative plan designed to sow uncertainty among buyers and sellers

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Microsoft 4Q gets boost from cloud computing

Microsoft's cloud computing business has helped boost its fourth-quarter revenue and earnings above Wall Street's expectations, further validating a strategy pushed by CEO Satya Nadella since he took over in 2014

Legendary Pokemon arrive in Pokemon Go - with a…

Rare, powerful monsters hatch in time for the mobile game's birthday. But is it enough to bring back old fans?

Elon Musk gets verbal 'okay' for Hyperloop train

The plan would connect large cities on the east coast

Astronauts And Google Team Up To Let You Explore…

For when you want to visit space, but you don't want to do all that astronaut training.

Hackers had access to millions of Social Security numbers

A breach of a Kansas Department of Commerce data system gave hackers access to more than 5.5 million Social Security numbers in 10 states

Alexa, turn up my Kenmore AC; Sears cuts a deal…

Sears will begin selling Kenmore appliances on Amazon.com, including smart appliances that can be synced with Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa.

Musk says government likes plan for high-speed…

Musk says US gives "verbal approval" to high-speed tunnel that could break ground this year

Major dark web shutdown, YouTube fights extremist…

Today's major tech headlines include the largest dark web shutdown in history, YouTube's effort to redirect viewers away from extremist videos and Google's Motion Stills app finally making its way to Android.

USAF honored at 2017 Royal International Airshow…

Fox Firepower: The US Air Force celebrated its 70th Birthday at the 2017 RIAT event, showing off a wide range of outstanding aircraft including the B-52 Stratofortress, B-2 bomber and the U-2 spy plane

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Elon Musk Wants To Build A Hyperloop On The East…

Musk tweeted Thursday he has "verbal [government] approval" to build an underground hyperloop on the East Coast.

China clamping down on use of VPNs to evade Great…

China clamping down on use of VPNs to evade internet controls

Amazon's new social network is looking a lot like…

Amazon is launching a new social network aimed at getting its hardcore users to spend even more money with the e-commerce giant