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There’s A Constitutional Right To Use Social Media, Supreme Court Says

The US Supreme Court on Monday declared as unconstitutional a 2008 North Carolina law barring registered sex offenders from accessing commercial social media sites where minors may become members or create personal pages or profiles.

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Time Warner Signs Deal To Develop Shows For Snapchat

Pic: ReutersTime Warner Inc and Snap Inc said on Monday they had entered into an agreement to develop original shows for messaging service Snapchat over the next two years.

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Tech CEOs Meet With Trump On Government Overhaul

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: President Donald Trump met on Monday with the heads of 18 U.S. technology companies including Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, seeking their help to make the government's computing systems more efficient.

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Neighborhood Social Network Nextdoor Expands Into Germany

Pic: ReutersU.S. local social networking phenomenon Nextdoor is entering Germany, Europe's largest market, the company said on Monday, following expansion moves last year into Britain and the Netherlands, where it has grown rapidly.

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Xbox One X - World's Most Powerful Game Console To Debut On Nov 7

KUALA LUMPUR - The keenly anticipated Microsoft's Xbox One X, which will make its worldwide debut on Nov 7, is now touted as the world's most powerful gaming console.

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Subaru To Introduce Automatic Vehicle Tracking Function

TOKYO -- Subaru Corp. said Monday it will start to introduce a function enabling vehicles to automatically follow those travelling just in front on the same lane while keeping a safe distance on expressways, including in traffic jams, as a standard feature, Japan's Jiji Press reported.

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Tesla Driver In Fatal 'Autopilot' Crash Got Numerous Warnings - U.S. Government

Pic: ReutersA man killed in a crash last year while using the semi-autonomous driving system on his Tesla Model S sedan kept his hands off the wheel for extended periods of time despite repeated automated warnings not to do so, a U.S. government report said on Monday.

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Accenture, Microsoft Team Up On Blockchain-Based Digital ID Network

Pic: ReutersAccenture Plc and Microsoft Corp are teaming up to build a digital ID network using blockchain technology, as part of a United Nations-supported project to provide legal identification to 1.1 billion people worldwide with no official documents.

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Activists And Journalists In Mexico Complain Of Government Spying

Pic: ReutersActivists, human-rights lawyers and journalists in Mexico filed a criminal complaint on Monday following a report that their smartphones had been infected with spying software sold to the government to fight criminals and terrorists.

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198 Million Americans Hit By "Largest Ever" Voter Records Leak

A huge trove of voter data, including personal information and voter profiling data on what's thought to be every registered US voter dating back more than a decade, has been found on an exposed and unsecured server, ZDNet has learned.

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