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TECH 24 Mar 2015 | 4:02 PM

Online platform 'Open Humans' launches to share DNA, other data

People eager to share personal information beyond what's on their Facebook profile have another outlet: an online platform launching on March 24 will let them give scientists information about their genomes, gut bacteria and other biological data.

Technology 19 Mar 2015 | 12:51 PM

German court bans Uber's unlicensed taxi services

A German court has banned Uber from running services using unlicensed cab drivers and set stiff fines for any violations of local transport laws by the pioneering online taxi firm.

TECH 06 Mar 2015 | 8:17 AM

Pentagon to focus more on hack-proofing weapons

Cyber attacks on US weapons programs and manufacturers are a "pervasive" problem that requires greater attention, the top US arms buyer said, saying that he would add cyber security to the Pentagon's guidelines for buying weapons.

TECH 04 Mar 2015 | 4:07 PM

Phone firms and the quest for the 5G Holy Grail

Lightning-quick downloads, driverless cars and remote surgery: telecom firms are racing to develop a new generation of "5G" mobile networks that could start to change the world in five years.

TECH 13 Mar 2015 | 3:41 PM

Twitter latest to ban 'revenge porn'

Twitter has become the latest online platform to ban "revenge porn," or the posting of sexually explicit images of a person without consent.

TECH 13 Mar 2015 | 2:04 PM

Obama says doesn't text, tweet, or have a smartphone that records

President Barack Obama doesn't send text messages, rarely composes his own tweets, and isn't allowed to have a smartphone that contains a recording device, he said.

TECH 17 Apr 2015 | 9:00 AM

China’s Ninebot buys US scooter firm Segway

A Chinese manufacturer of self-balancing two-wheeled scooters has bought Segway, only months after its US rival filed a complaint alleging it had copied its designs.

TECH 10 Apr 2015 | 11:59 AM

Austrian student's lawsuit vs Facebook bogged down in procedure

Facebook presented a long list of procedural objections to an Austrian court on April 9 trying to halt a class action lawsuit for 25,000 users that accuses the social media giant of violating their privacy.

TECH 30 Apr 2015 | 2:00 PM

Google launches security feature for Chrome web browser

Google Inc announced a free extension for its Chrome web browser that better protects Google accounts, including e-mail, against online attackers trying to steal passwords and other personal information.

TECH 27 May 2015 | 12:15 PM

Italian court bans UberPOP car service

An Italian court ordered UberPOP to shut down within two weeks, which is the latest in a series of legal challenges and protests across Europe against the ride-sharing service.