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EU Files New Antitrust Charges Against Google Over Android Apps

It's the latest case against big U.S. companies by European regulators, who have also targeted Apple, Starbucks, Amazon and Intel.
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Are The New Credit Cards Chipping Away At Our Patience?

Despite the switch from the magnetic stripe credit cards to chip cards last October, the new technology is still not widely adopted. Visa unveiled an upgrade to speed up checkouts but barriers remain.
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Name These Eaglets: Honor And Glory? Anacostia And Potomac?

Voting began today and will run through next week, with five names to choose from. So far, the young birds have been known only as DC2 and DC3.

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Lawful Hacking: Should, Or Can, The FBI Learn To Overcome Encryption Itself?

A major theme in the latest congressional hearing on encryption was whether the FBI, rather than asking tech companies for cooperation, has focused enough resources to keep up with technology itself.
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Local Verizon Workers on Strike

Verizon's union workforce has been on strike for nearly a week. We discuss how the work stoppage has affected the D.C. area - and what the impasse means for local workers.

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Live-Streaming Of Alleged Rape Shows Challenges Of Flagging Video In Real Time

An 18-year-old woman is accused of broadcasting the alleged rape of her 17-year-old friend online. The prosecutor said she told police she continued streaming because she "got caught up in the likes."
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The Next Apple-FBI Question: Who Can Know How The iPhone Was Hacked?

A third party helped the FBI unlock a phone linked to one of the San Bernardino shooters. Should Apple know how they managed to hack the phone or can the third party sell that information?
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Do You Yahoo? Despite Dismal Reputation, Many People Still Do

Yahoo goes on the block Monday. The tech company will accept bids for its Internet businesses, properties estimated to be worth billions of dollars. Despite its reputation as a digital dinosaur, Yahoo is the third most trafficked site on the web. NPR looks at users who have stuck with Yahoo.
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If You Have A Clunker, Soup It Up With Car Gadgets

There's hope for owners of older model cars. Tech watcher Emil Ivan has a list of some of coolest inventions for the average car, such as an espresso maker, a shower and a stove.
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A Rare Look Inside The 'Gigafactory' Tesla Hopes Will Revolutionize Energy Use

Tesla is building what it says is the world's largest battery factory. The scale is expected to drive down the cost of electric cars and batteries that homeowners can use to store surplus solar power.

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