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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, file photo, a self-driving Uber car stops at a red light on Liberty Avenue through the Bloomfield neighborhood of Pittsburgh. In just a few years, well-mannered self-driving robotaxis will share the roads with reckless, law-breaking human drivers. The prospect is causing migraines for the people developing the robocars and is slowing their development. But experts say eventually the cars will coexist with human drivers on real roads. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
May 12, 2017 - 7:58 am
DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge has referred trade secret theft allegations made against Uber by Google's autonomous car unit to the U.S. Attorney's office for investigation. District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco made the referral in an order posted Thursday night. Waymo has sued Uber...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, television journalist Julia Kirienko holds up her smartphone to show a text message reading “Ukrainian soldiers, they’ll find your bodies when the snow melts”, in Kiev, Ukraine. Ukrainian soldiers fighting pro-Russian separatists are being bombarded by threats and disinformation via text message, the 21st-century equivalent of dropping leaflets on the battlefield. (AP Photo/Raphael Satter)
May 11, 2017 - 6:24 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Television journalist Julia Kirienko was sheltering with Ukrainian soldiers and medics two miles (three kilometers) from the front when their cellphones began buzzing over the noise of the shelling. Everyone got the same text message at the same time. "Ukrainian soldiers," it...
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Terry Myerson, executive vice president of the Windows and Devices Group, speaks at the Microsoft Build 2017 developers conference, Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 11, 2017 - 5:12 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft will try to make Windows 10 more versatile with a wave of new features for creating memories, exploring virtual scenery and hopscotching from personal computers to mobile devices. The added bells and whistles will roll out later this year as part of "Fall Creators...
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Dutch university dropout Bojan Slat, who founded the The Ocean Cleanup, answers questions during an interview prior to a press presentation in Utrecht, Netherlands, Thursday, May 11, 2017. The foundation aiming to rid the world's oceans of plastic says it will start cleaning up the huge patch of floating junk known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch within the next 12 months, two years ahead of schedule. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
May 11, 2017 - 2:56 pm
UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch foundation aiming to rid the world's oceans of plastic waste says it will start cleaning up the huge area of floating junk known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch within the next 12 months, two years earlier than planned. The Ocean Cleanup aims to use long-...
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Terry Myerson, executive vice president of the Windows and Devices Group, speaks at the Microsoft Build 2017 developers conference, Thursday, May 11, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 11, 2017 - 2:45 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An upcoming feature in Microsoft's Windows 10 system will automatically identify the best photos and videos to help people create highlights of their experiences. The tool, called Story Remix, will be part of a "Fall Creators Update" to roll out later this year to 500 million...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, file photo, a self-driving Uber car stops at a red light on Liberty Avenue through the Bloomfield neighborhood of Pittsburgh. In just a few years, well-mannered self-driving robotaxis will share the roads with reckless, law-breaking human drivers. The prospect is causing migraines for the people developing the robocars and is slowing their development. But experts say eventually the cars will coexist with human drivers on real roads. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
May 11, 2017 - 1:14 pm
DETROIT (AP) — In just a few years, well-mannered self-driving robotaxis will share the roads with reckless, law-breaking human drivers. The prospect is causing migraines for the people developing the robotaxis. A self-driving car would be programmed to drive at the speed limit. Humans routinely...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, television journalist Julia Kirienko holds up her smartphone to show a text message reading “Ukrainian soldiers, they’ll find your bodies when the snow melts”, in Kiev, Ukraine. Ukrainian soldiers fighting pro-Russian separatists are being bombarded by threats and disinformation via text message, the 21st-century equivalent of dropping leaflets on the battlefield. (AP Photo/Raphael Satter)
May 11, 2017 - 11:24 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Television journalist Julia Kirienko was sheltering with Ukrainian soldiers and medics two miles (three kilometers) from the front when their cellphones began buzzing over the noise of the shelling. Everyone got the same text message at the same time. "Ukrainian soldiers," it...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, television journalist Julia Kirienko holds up her smartphone to show a text message reading “Ukrainian soldiers, they’ll find your bodies when the snow melts”, in Kiev, Ukraine. Ukrainian soldiers fighting pro-Russian separatists are being bombarded by threats and disinformation via text message, the 21st-century equivalent of dropping leaflets on the battlefield. (AP Photo/Raphael Satter)
May 11, 2017 - 6:45 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Television journalist Julia Kirienko was sheltering with Ukrainian soldiers and medics two miles (three kilometers) from the front when their cellphones began buzzing over the noise of the shelling. Everyone got the same text message at the same time. "Ukrainian soldiers," it...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016, file photo, a self-driving Uber car stops at a red light on Liberty Avenue through the Bloomfield neighborhood of Pittsburgh. In just a few years, well-mannered self-driving robotaxis will share the roads with reckless, law-breaking human drivers. The prospect is causing migraines for the people developing the robocars and is slowing their development. But experts say eventually the cars will coexist with human drivers on real roads. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
May 11, 2017 - 6:36 am
DETROIT (AP) — In just a few years, well-mannered self-driving robotaxis will share the roads with reckless, law-breaking human drivers. The prospect is causing migraines for the people developing the robotaxis. A self-driving car would be programmed to drive at the speed limit. Humans routinely...
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May 11, 2017 - 6:28 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — A top European Union judge says the ride-sharing service Uber is a transport company and could be required to obtain licenses and permits under national law in the 28 EU member states. The case was brought to the European Court of Justice by a taxi company in Spain that claimed a...
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