France hits Google with 50 million euro data consent fine

France's data watchdog on Monday announced a fine of 50 million euros ($57 million) for US search giant Google, using the EU's strict General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for the first ...

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Prehistoric shark had video-game teeth

Currently on display at Chicago's Field Museum, "Sue" is the most complete Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton ever found. Although the fossilized bones were unearthed 20 years ago, scientists ...

13 hours ago from Gizmag

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Spotify Is Testing a New Feature That Will Let You Block Music Artists

Spotify is taking personalized playlists to the next level with a new feature: You’ll soon be able to block music artists that you don’t like on the streaming service. This “block ...

8 hours ago from Geek.com

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Toyota, Panasonic announce venture for green auto batteries

Toyota Motor Corp. and Panasonic Corp. say they are setting up a joint venture to research, manufacture and sell batteries for ecological autos, an increasingly lucrative sector amid concerns ...

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Is anything private in the digital age?

Even your contact list and your musical choices reveal personal information. Natalie Parletta reports.

17 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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Russian watchdog launches 'administrative proceedings' against Facebook, Twitter

Russia's media watchdog Roskomnadzor launched "administrative proceedings" Monday against US social media giants Facebook and Twitter, accusing them of not complying with Russian law, news agencies ...

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Uber developing self driving bikes and scooters that automatically return to their charging stations

The firm is already hiring engineers for the project, which is calls 'micromobility'. Uber hopes it can avoid the problem of dumped scooters and bikes that have plagued current services.

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GoFundMe Fundraiser Started To Help Furloughed Federal Workers

Federal workers in the United States have been having a tough time due to the longest government shutdown in the country’s history. People and organizations have been stepping up to ...

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Facebook Users Can Now Create, Support Petitions

Facebook is reportedly launching a News Feed petition feature. Under the guise of “Community Actions,” the social network aims to unite users in requesting changes at the local and ...

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