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U.S. regulators to rate new auto tech, but Europe leads in safety testing
Autopilot, Super Cruise and Drive Pilot are different names given to technology that automates steering and braking in a growing number of vehicles, but none of it can safely "pilot" cars without regular human intervention.
FCC votes to propose fining U.S. wireless carriers more than $200 million over consumer location data
The Federal Communications Commission confirmed it voted to propose fining four major U.S. wireless carriers over $200 million for failing to protect consumers location information.
Anti-Polanski protesters clash with French police outside award ceremony
French police clashed briefly on Friday with protesters over an awards ceremony in which a film by veteran director Roman Polanski, who is facing rape accusations, has won a dozen nominations.
SoftBank communications chief Gary Ginsberg takes leave to aid Bloomberg campaign: sources
Gary Ginsberg, the global head of communications for SoftBank Group Corp , has taken an indefinite leave of absence to advise Michael Bloomberg's U.S. presidential campaign, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
'This Land is Your Land' lawsuit dismissed by U.S. judge
A federal judge in Manhattan on Friday dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Woody Guthrie's iconic 1940 folk song "This Land is Your Land" belongs to the public.
'Big Dog' and the 'omnipotent sheikh' - how Qatar saved Barclays
When Roger Jenkins was asked to help Barclays avoid a state bailout at the height of the financial crisis in 2008, he was expecting a bonus not a prosecution for his efforts.
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