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The Libyan Art Of Honking

Libyans mark one-year anniversary of uprising with a cacophony of celebratory horn honking
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WSJ: Google Tracked Millions Of Unwitting Apple Users

Google and other companies breached privacy settings to monitor Web browsing of Apple Safari users.
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Congress Treads Lightly On Cybersecurity Measures

Congress is considering several versions of a comprehensive cybersecurity law, which lawmakers say is needed to ensure critical infrastructure is protected from cyberattack. But civil liberties groups are concerned the bill creates a backdoor for law enforcement to eavesdrop on private communications, and could be used to avoid wiretapping laws.
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When The Car Is The Driver

A fleet of Google's robotic cars has been tested more than 200,000 miles over highways and city streets. And Nevada has finalized rules that give special driving permits to the self-driving cars.
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Apple Urged To Fix Apps That Access Address Books

Apple is under pressure by consumers and lawmakers on Capitol Hill to enforce its rules when it comes to iPhone apps that upload users address books. Several social media apps, such as Facebook and Twitter, can gain access to a phone's address book, and users often aren't warned what's happening.
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Swiss Space Program Targets Thousands Of Pieces Of 'Orbital Debris'

The Swiss have only been putting things into orbit for a few years now, but now that they've gotten a look at this debris field, they've decided to do something about it — like playing Felix to the rest of the world's Oscar.
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Audits Are Under Way At Apple Supplier Foxconn's Plants

Audits of working conditions are under way at Foxconn's manufacturing plants in China, a key link in Apple's supply chain of iPhones, iPads and other devices. The effort will include visits to at least three sites, "each with more than 100,000 workers," says Auret Van Heerden of the Fair Labor Association.

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