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Chicago festival to mark Pokemon Go anniversary…

Huge crowds at Chicago's Grant Park experienced technical glitches at the Pokemon Go Fest

Robot finds likely melted fuel heap inside…

An underwater robot has captured images of massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel and covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 reveal set for Aug. 23…

In this week's wrap-up, Samsung announces an official date for its Note 8 event. Meanwhile, Elon Musk tweets about building a new way to get from NY to DC.

Intelligent drive and sensing technologies

Smart & Safe Tech: Car manufacturers like Volvo are using radar sensors around the car to protect drivers from blind spots, provide smarter parking, and avoiding large animals

Why Use The Alphabet When Apple Has Given Us New…

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

Pokémon Go Fest Didn't Really Go Well

An estimated 20,000 people attended the festival, and Niantic is issuing them all ticket refunds.

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UK to tighten rules on drones after near-misses…

British officials have announced plans to regulate drone use in a bid to prevent accidents and threats to commercial aviation

'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.

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

Change these 5 privacy settings in Windows 10

You can decide just how much of your information Windows 10 tracks and shares. Read the article here: https://www.cnet.com/how-to/5-privacy-settings-to-change-in-windows-10/

USS Gerald Ford: The latest warship to join the…

A look at some of the state-of-the-art features in the USS Gerald Ford, the latest warship to join the Navy’s impressive fleet

Make Some Room, Uber — Lyft Is Going To Make Se…

Lyft's new self-driving car division now joins projects from Uber, Tesla and Waymo.

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

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

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

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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?

Elon Musk gets verbal 'okay' for Hyperloop train

The plan would connect large cities on the east coast

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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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

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