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LeEco Unveils LeSee Self-Driving Car in US But Cannot Make It Drive

HIGHLIGHTS The prototype car could not make it down the runway at a gala event Misfire was caused by a delay getting the LeSee car prototype from London LeEco launched an array of technology products and services in the US Chinese technology company LeEco on Wednesday made an inauspicious entry into the race to develop self-driving electric cars when its ... Read More »

ZTE Announces Project CSX Winner Is a Eye-Tracking, Self-Adhesive Phone That’s Due in 2017

ZTE Announces Project CSX Winner Is a Eye-Tracking, Self-Adhesive Phone That’s Due in 2017 HIGHLIGHTS The device will have eye-tracking technology The winning entry suggests split-screen technology Entry suggests device will have self-adhesive properties Back in August, ZTE launched Project CSX – its attempt to crowdsource ideas for successful products. The company had asked users to submit their entries and ... Read More »

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Sent Feeds That Help Track Minorities in Ferguson and Baltimore: ACLU

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Sent Feeds That Help Track Minorities in Ferguson and Baltimore: ACLU HIGHLIGHTS The companies reportedly provided the data to Geofeedia Social media has given governments powerful new ways to monitor crime Civil libertarians concerned over rising power of government surveillance A powerful surveillance program that police used for tracking racially charged protests in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, ... Read More »

Google Says Government Data Requests Have Risen 10 Percent in Last 6 Months

Google Says Government Data Requests Have Risen 10 Percent in Last 6 Months Google said Wednesday that data requests from governments around the world hit a record high in the six months ending in June, extending a steady rise. The 44,943 requests amounted to a 10 percent increase from the prior six-month period and a fourth consecutive increase, Google said ... Read More »

Why Facebook Suddenly Blacked Out All Ads in Thailand

Why Facebook Suddenly Blacked Out All Ads in Thailand Facebook is taking a very unusual step for a company that makes it money off advertisements: It will stop showing ads on its network in the entire country of Thailand in a gesture of respect for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The social network announced the decision on its blog for ... Read More »

Russian Indicted in US on Charges of Hacking LinkedIn

Russian Indicted in US on Charges of Hacking LinkedIn A federal grand jury in California has indicted a Russian man for hacking computers belonging to LinkedIn Corp , Dropbox and Formspring, the US Justice Department said on Friday. Yevgeniy Nikulin was arrested on October 5 by officials in the Czech Republic and remains in custody in Prague, the Justice Department ... Read More »

In Bihar Topper Ruby Rai’s Answer Sheet: Movie Names, Poetry, Tulsidas

In Bihar Topper Ruby Rai’s Answer Sheet: Movie Names, Poetry, Tulsidas Bihar’s exam scam came to light after Ruby Rai tripped on a TV interview. (File Photo) PATNA: HIGHLIGHTS Forensic tests have confirmed Ruby Rai’s answer sheets were replaced Police looking for ‘experts’ who wrote on duplicate answer sheets Over 40 have been arrested in Bihar’s education scam Bihar school ... Read More »

India Lost Edge In Education Due To Macaulay’s Policies: Giriraj Singh

India Lost Edge In Education Due To Macaulay’s Policies: Giriraj Singh Union Minister Giriraj Singh blamed colonialism for ruining India’s traditional learning system. (File) NEW DELHI: India lost its edge in education due to the introduction of western education by British colonialists, especially Lord Thomas Macaulay — governor-general from 1832-1835 – said Union Minister Giriraj Singh today. Mr Singh, who ... Read More »

China Targets Parents In New Religion Rules For Xinjiang

‘ China Targets Parents In New Religion Rules For Xinjiang China has locked up Uighurs who have campaigned for better treatment of their people BEIJING: Parents and guardians in China’s Muslim majority region of Xinjiang who encourage or force their children into religious activities will be reported to the police, the government said on Wednesday while unveiling new education rules. ... Read More »

What It’s Like to House-Hunt in Silicon Valley, the Priciest Market in the US

What It’s Like to House-Hunt in Silicon Valley, the Priciest Market in the US It’s Sunday, which means house-hunting for Barry and Katie Templin. They have been on the prowl for months and saving for years, looking for a place with reasonable commutes to their technology jobs and good public schools for their two young children. They hope that is ... Read More »