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Uber Looks To Soar With Flying Taxis By 2020

Pic: ReutersAfter upending the taxi market with its ride-hailing service, Uber Technologies Inc is now aiming for the skies with its flying taxis.

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Adidas Plans To Sell Shoes Made From Ocean Plastic

Adidas plans to sell at least one million pairs of shoes partially made with ocean trash by the end of 2017. Each pair of shoes will use an average of 11 plastic bottles.

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Apple Delays Release Of First Original Series 'Carpool Karaoke'

Pic: ReutersLOS ANGELES: Apple Inc's Apple Music has delayed the release of its first original video series, an adaptation of comedian James Corden's popular "Carpool Karaoke" segment, the company said.

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Uber, France Spar Over Whether Company Is A Transport Service

Pic: ReutersLUXEMBOURG: U.S. ride-hailing app Uber told Europe's top court on Monday that it was a digital service, not a transport service, and that a French law clearly targeted online taxi services, in its latest European legal battle with the taxi industry.

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German Cyber Crime Rose 80 Percent In 2016: Report

Pic: ReutersThe German government registered 82,649 cases of computer fraud, espionage and other cyber crimes in 2016, an increase of just over 80 percent from 2015, a German newspaper reported on Sunday.

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Apple Self-Driving Car Testing Plan Gives Clues To Tech Program

Apple Inc outlined a plan to train operators of self-driving cars in documents submitted to California regulators earlier this month, the latest clues to the company's autonomous vehicle technology aspirations.

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March For Science: Protesters Gather Worldwide To Support 'Evidence'

Crowds massed in the US capital and around the world Saturday to support science and evidence-based research -- a protest partly fueled by opposition to President Donald Trump's threats of budget cuts to agencies funding scientists' work.

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U.S. Homeland Security Probes Possible Abuse In Twitter Summons Case

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: The U.S. Homeland Security Department's inspector general said on Friday he was investigating possible abuse of authority in a case that triggered a lawsuit against the department by Twitter Inc.

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Singapore Researchers Turn Water Into 'Virtual Lemonade' But Is It Tart Enough?

Pic: ReutersSINGAPORE: It looks like lemonade, tastes like lemonade, but it's simply water.

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Apple Self-Driving Car Testing Plan Gives Clues To Tech Programme

Pic: ReutersSAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc outlined a plan to train operators of self-driving cars in documents submitted to California regulators earlier this month, the latest clues to the company's autonomous vehicle technology aspirations.

Read more: Apple Self-Driving Car Testing Plan Gives Clues To Tech Programme