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What's Next For Self-Driving Cars?

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says standards must be developed, such as determining whether licensed drivers will be required. But he says potential safety benefits will be a big advantage.
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Poll: Apple Should Help FBI Unlock Terrorism Suspect's iPhone

The majority of Americans — 51 percent — think that the tech giant should cooperate with a court order to help the FBI access a San Bernardino shooter's iPhone, according to a new Pew survey.
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FBI Director James Comey Urges Apple To End iPhone Standoff In Open Letter

In an open letter regarding the standoff with Apple, FBI Director James Comey said the tension between privacy and security should not be resolved by "corporations that sell stuff for a living."
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Los Angeles Hospital Hack Raises Concerns About Ransom Attacks

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Adam Kujawa, head of malware intelligence at the security firm Malware-bytes, about ransomware and what users and companies should do if they get hacked.
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Secretary Of Transportation: 'I See The Future' When I'm In A Self-Driving Car

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks to Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx about the legal ramifications of self-driving automobiles and what the government is doing to usher in this new technology.
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In Apple Dispute, FBI Director Urges A 'Deep Breath' Over Phone Security

Days after Apple's CEO wrote an open letter to customers, the head of the FBI responds by urging those involved to "take a deep breath and stop saying the world is ending."
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The Seeds Of Apple's Standoff With DOJ May Have Been Sown In Brooklyn

Apple is opposing an FBI request to defeat the security on the San Bernardino shooter's phone — but it's not the first time Apple has opposed such an order. A 2015 case may hint at what's to come.
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Americans' Opinions Are Divided Over Whether Apple Should Unlock Shooter's Phone

The FBI and Apple are sparring over the agency's request that Apple help it unlock the cell phone of a terrorist. iPhone users have differing views on who's right.
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U.S. Navy Brings Back Navigation By The Stars For Officers

A decade after phasing out celestial navigation from its academy courses, the U.S. Navy has restarted that formal training. The shift comes at a time of growing anxiety over possible threats to GPS.
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Confronting Homogeneity In Apple's Boardroom

Antonio Maldonado wants Apple to increase diversity among its senior executives, and he's taking his fight to the shareholders meeting on Feb. 26.

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