Apple stopped a fingerprint scanner from appearing in Google's Nexus 6

Google's Nexus 6 would have had a fingerprint scanner had it not been for Apple.

6 hours ago from The Independent

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Facebook unveils 'lite' app for emerging markets

Facebook said Monday it is testing a lightweight version of its mobile app for mobile phones with poor-quality Internet connections in emerging markets.

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Malaysia Air site hacked by group claiming support for IS

Malaysia Airlines officials were struggling Monday to restore the embattled carrier's website after it was hacked by a group proclaiming support for the militant Islamic State group.

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Google-owned app could help cop killers find police, say officers

Police are pressuring Google to turn off a feature in its Waze maps service that allows people to see when police are nearby. The feature is intended to alert drivers to speed checks, but could ...

3 hours ago from The Independent

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Motorola unveils three smart phones for return to China

Motorola, acquired last year by computer maker Lenovo Group, has unveiled three smartphones for its return to China following a two-year absence from the most populous mobile phone market.

7 hours ago from

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Review: Good price, limited functions with online Sling TV

Satellite TV provider Dish Network made a splash this month when it unveiled an online alternative with fewer channels and a lower price tag than its regular service. The Sling TV option is ...

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WikiLeaks slams Google over delay in revealing US warrants

WikiLeaks on Monday criticized Google for failing to swiftly inform the secrets-spilling group about U.S. search warrants issued seeking emails and other personal information from three of its ...

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An engineering approach from Virginia Tech helps breast cancer researchers at Georgetown

Biologists working with engineers and physicists have found a molecule they say helps determine if breast cancer cells that are resistant to antiestrogen therapy will live or die.

2 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Cuban youth build secret computer network despite Wi-Fi ban

Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download ...

5 hours ago from

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Turkish court orders Facebook pages blocked

Turkey's state-run news agency says a court has ordered authorities to block access in the country to Facebook pages that "insult" the Prophet Muhammad, in the latest move to censor the Internet.

7 hours ago from

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