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Virtual reality developers aim to spark tech boom in the Deep South
Virtual reality developers aim to spark tech boom in the Deep South

Thousands of miles away from Silicon Valley in Clarksdale, Mississippi, in an old building that used to be a clothing shop, there’s a virtual reality academy that trains the next generation of game developers.

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Could You Make It Through Dinner Without Checking Your Phone?
Could You Make It Through Dinner Without Checking Your Phone?

In an effort to free people from the phones, if just for a meal, one Manhattan restaurant suggests that diners stash their devices in a box on the table.

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Prime Day secrets, best car tech, cool travel apps and more: Tech Q&A
Prime Day secrets, best car tech, cool travel apps and more: Tech Q&A

My ex is a total psycho. How do I know there isn’t a secret keylogger on my phone?

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 Mueller probe IDs long-hidden hackers
Mueller probe IDs long-hidden hackers

The special counsel's probe of the 2016 election is now directly linked to the Russian government.

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Microsoft Urges Congress to Regulate Use of Facial Recognition
Microsoft Urges Congress to Regulate Use of Facial Recognition

Amid a growing call for governments to rein in the use of the technology, Microsoft became the first tech giant to join the chorus.

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At Uber, New Questions Arise About Executive Behavior
At Uber, New Questions Arise About Executive Behavior

As Uber cleans up its corporate culture, employees have filed complaints about the chief operating officer, Barney Harford, for his comments about race and women.

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Can app users 'crowdsource' items in a store? Nike is about to find out
Can app users 'crowdsource' items in a store? Nike is about to find out

Find your favorite shoes in your local Nike store on your phone. If others want them to, the store will stock up

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Uber HR boss out after charges she ignored complaints about racist behavior
Uber HR boss out after charges she ignored complaints about racist behavior

Liane Hornsey, who had led Uber's HR efforts for 18 months, leaves following a Reuters report that a group of employees charged she used discriminatory, derogatory language about two high-ranking African American employees.

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 Iceberg 4 miles long breaks off from Greenland glacier
Iceberg 4 miles long breaks off from Greenland glacier

Scientists have watched an iceberg four miles long break off from a glacier in eastern Greenland

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 Iceberg 4 miles long breaks off from Greenland glacier
Iceberg 4 miles long breaks off from Greenland glacier

Scientists have watched an iceberg four miles long break off from a glacier in eastern Greenland

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