California mulls how to regulate 'driverless cars'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Department of Motor Vehicles began Tuesday to puzzle through the complex question of how to regulate cars that rely on computers — not people — to drive them.
South By Southwest: Secrets, spying, chef Watson
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — FOMO —or the fear of missing out— is a common complaint at the South By Southwest Interactive festival in Austin, Texas each year.
NSA leaker Snowden says has no regrets for leaks
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says he has no regrets about revealing the agency's mass surveillance program.
Turkish PM backtracks on social media ban threat
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has backtracked on a threat to shut down Facebook and YouTube in Turkey.
Rubio: US bandwidth better used by cell providers
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pitching himself as an ally to Silicon Valley, presidential hopeful Sen. Marco Rubio proposed giving cellphone companies more access to government-controlled airwaves as part of a package of pro-business initiatives he said would create "thousands upon thousands of high-paying job.
Japanese bitcoin exchange files US bankruptcy case
The collapse of Japan's Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange is spilling into U.S. bankruptcy court as the company scrambles for legal cover after losing digital currency valued at $473 million.
EBay rejects Icahn's nominees for board
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — EBay is urging shareholders to support its directors and reject the pair put up by Carl Icahn.
Black Twitter flexing muscles on and offline
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Dunn's conviction of attempted murder — but not actual murder — in the shooting death of black teenager Jordan Davis prompted the creation of hashtag #dangerousblackkids on Twitter. Users posted photos of black babies and toddlers, spoofing the fear that Dunn testified he elt before opening fire on a car full of teens at a convenience store.
US network to scan workers with secret clearances
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by internal security lapses, U.S. intelligence officials plan to use a sweeping electronic system to continually monitor workers with secret clearances, current and former officials told The Associated Press.
Germany rejects Snowden claim it bowed to NSA
BERLIN (AP) — Germany on Monday dismissed a claim by NSA leaker Edward Snowden that it had bowed to U.S. demands to water down privacy rights for German citizens.
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