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Photos Show 'Weaponised Commercial Drones' In Iraq

The consumer drones have been modified to carry explosives

Photos taken in Mosul, Iraq, appear to show grenade-dropping drones used against the Iraqi security forces.

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Facebook Dismissive Of Censorship, Abuse Concerns, Rights Groups Allege

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: Nearly 80 rights groups on Wednesday accused Facebook of "racially biased censorship" and failing to be more transparent about its removal policies and cooperation with law enforcement, adding to criticism the company has faced in recent months over its management of content on its network of 1.8 billion users.

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Nintendo Says To Launch Super Mario Run Android Version In March

Pic: ReutersJapan's Nintendo said it will release an Android version of its first ever Super Mario mobile game in March following the launch of Super Mario Run for Apple Inc's iPhone in December.

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Not Easy To Hack payWave card, Users Need Not Worry: IT Expert

Pic: ReutersKUALA LUMPUR: Allegations that payWave card holders are at risk of their personal data and information is not as simple as made up in social media, according to Information Technology consultant, Mohd Ridzman Azzahari.

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India To Consider Apple's Request For Incentives With 'Open Mind': Minister

Pic: ReutersIndia will consider Apple's request for incentives to invest in the country with an "open mind", Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told reporters on Wednesday."We will very much like Apple to come and have a base in India," Prasad said.

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Yahoo Japan Defies Calls To Rethink Ivory Sales As Yahoo Inc CEO Weighs In

Pic: ReutersTOKYO/SAN FRANCISCO: Yahoo Japan, the country's biggest online auction site, is rebuffing calls to end online ivory trading despite Yahoo Inc CEO Marissa Mayer's misgivings over facilitating a business blamed for the illegal slaughter of African elephants.

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Mark Zuckerberg Dismisses VR Allegations

Mark Zuckerberg told the court that VR technology wasn't "fully there yet"

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg appeared in court on Tuesday - suited, booted and apparently unfazed by accusations his company stole innovative virtual reality technology.

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Europe Calls For Mandatory 'Kill Switches' On Robots

European lawmakers have proposed that robots be equipped with emergency "kill switches" to prevent them from causing excessive damage. Legislators have also suggested that robots be insured and even be made to pay taxes.

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Bitcoin Exchange Employee Pleads Guilty In U.S. Case Tied To Hacking

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: A Florida man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges stemming from his employment with an unlicensed bitcoin exchange that prosecutors say was owned by an Israeli who oversaw a massive scheme to hack companies including JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Facebook's Zuckerberg Questioned At Trial Over Virtual-Reality Technology

Pic: ReutersDALLAS: Facebook Inc chief executive Mark Zuckerberg took the witness stand in Dallas federal court on Tuesday and denied an allegation by a rival company that the virtual-reality technology of Facebook's Oculus unit was stolen.

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