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Audi to update 850,000 cars as diesel recalls…

German automaker Audi will fit up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival Daimler

Lyft forms own autonomous vehicle unit, will open…

Lyft is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology, but its approach will be different from the flurry of partnerships that have been announced recently

Legendary Pokemon arrive in Pokemon Go - with a…

Rare, powerful monsters hatch in time for the mobile game's birthday. But is it enough to bring back old fans?

USAF honored at 2017 Royal International Airshow…

Fox Firepower: The US Air Force celebrated its 70th Birthday at the 2017 RIAT event, showing off a wide range of outstanding aircraft including the B-52 Stratofortress, B-2 bomber and the U-2 spy plane

Why Use The Alphabet When Apple Has Given Us New…

Apple has unveiled new emojis that include yogis, breastfeeding moms, and zombies.

Twitter Promises It's Doing Way Better With…

Twitter says it's taking 10 times as many actions against abusive accounts as it was last year.

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Judge halts Wisconsin county rule for apps like Pokemon Go

A judge says a Wisconsin county is likely violating the U.S. Constitution with its requirement that game developers obtain permits for augmented-reality apps like Pokemon Go to be played in parks

Possible melted fuel seen for first time at…

An underwater robot has captured images of lava-like lumps inside a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, spotting for the first time what is believed to be nuclear fuel that melted six years ago

'Darknet' suspect's flashy cars raised eyebrows…

The young Canadian lived an apparently quiet life for more than a year with his Thai girlfriend, but the flashy cars he drove stood out. Authorities say Alexandre Cazes was the mastermind of AlphaBay, the world's leading "darknet" internet marketplace.

Major dark web shutdown, YouTube fights extremist…

Today's major tech headlines include the largest dark web shutdown in history, YouTube's effort to redirect viewers away from extremist videos and Google's Motion Stills app finally making its way to Android.

Abraham Lincoln mystery solved by enhanced tech

Researchers in the UK use enhanced 'N-Gram Tracing' to solve a longstanding mystery over a letter written during the Civil War

Facebook Likes Could Be Making Us Dumber

According to new research, Facebook likes are dumbing down the way we communicate. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

Astronauts And Google Team Up To Let You Explore…

For when you want to visit space, but you don't want to do all that astronaut training.

Hackers had access to millions of Social Security numbers

A breach of a Kansas Department of Commerce data system gave hackers access to more than 5.5 million Social Security numbers in 10 states

Cops wage psychological warfare against online…

A global police operation took down two illicit online drug bazaars in an innovative plan designed to sow uncertainty among buyers and sellers

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Microsoft 4Q gets boost from cloud computing

Microsoft's cloud computing business has helped boost its fourth-quarter revenue and earnings above Wall Street's expectations, further validating a strategy pushed by CEO Satya Nadella since he took over in 2014

Get the best deals on last-minute travel

Even if you haven't made summer travel plans yet, you can still get great deals on flights and accommodation with these apps and websites.

How the Trump administration boosts internet…

The former Executive Director of the President's Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity Kiersten Todt speaks out on 'Special Report'

Elon Musk Wants To Build A Hyperloop On The East…

Musk tweeted Thursday he has "verbal [government] approval" to build an underground hyperloop on the East Coast.

Alexa, turn up my Kenmore AC; Sears cuts a deal…

Sears will begin selling Kenmore appliances on Amazon.com, including smart appliances that can be synced with Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa.

Musk says government likes plan for high-speed…

Musk says US gives "verbal approval" to high-speed tunnel that could break ground this year

China clamping down on use of VPNs to evade Great…

China clamping down on use of VPNs to evade internet controls

Watch CNET's biggest sci-fi nerds review the film…

Luc Besson's newest movie 'Valerian' is not a bad movie, it's just not a good one.

Drones assist law enforcement agencies

ACLU wants more checks and balances on law enforcement amid privacy concerns

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Modern Editing Software Could Make Identifying…

New research suggests people aren't great at identifying fake still images; researchers warn the problem could get bigger as technology progresses.

Amazon's new social network is looking a lot like…

Amazon is launching a new social network aimed at getting its hardcore users to spend even more money with the e-commerce giant

Facebook working on way to charge for reading…

Facebook is launching a news subscription product to help publishers make money from the articles people share and read on its platform