|Thursday, February 23, 2017

Technology News

Italian taxi drivers protest, urge crackdown on competitors

ROME, Feb 22: Italy’s taxi drivers staged a sixth day of protests in major cities on Tuesday and blocked central Rome to try to force the government to crack down on burgeoning limousine businesses and the app-based Uber service. The taxi revolt broke out last week when the ruling Democratic Party (PD) said it would delay yet again introducing norms ...Full Article

UPS tests drone deliveries, eyes future price changes

REUTERS, Feb 22 – Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc said on Tuesday it will consider raising prices across the board in coming years to offset pressure on margins, ...Full Article

US Homeland Security employees locked out of computer networks: Sources

WASHINGTON, Feb 22: U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees in the Washington area were unable to access some agency computer networks on Tuesday, according to three sources familiar with the ...Full Article

Facebook in talks to live stream one Major League Baseball game per week

NEW YORK, Feb 22: Facebook Inc is in talks with Major League Baseball to live stream one game per week during the upcoming season, which could be a key ...Full Article

EU privacy watchdogs say Windows 10 settings still raise concerns

BRUSSELS, Feb 21: European Union data protection watchdogs said on Monday they were still concerned about the privacy settings of Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system despite the U.S. company ...Full Article

VW says it has fixed 470,000 cars in Britain affected by diesel scandal

LONDON, Feb 21: German carmaker Volkswagen has fixed 470,000 cars out of 1.2 million units affected by the diesel emissions scandal in Britain, the firm’s UK managing director told ...Full Article

German company says talking doll is not “espionage device”

BERLIN, Feb 21: The distributor of a talking doll which has been banned by German authorities due to security risks said on Monday the toy was not an “espionage ...Full Article

New national cybersecurity lab launched at NUS

SINGAPORE, Feb 21: A national laboratory that provides a realistic environment for cybersecurity research and test-bedding of solutions against cyber threats was launched at the National University of Singapore (NUS) ...Full Article

SpaceX launches rocket from historic NASA pad in Florida

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Feb 20: A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off on Sunday from a Florida launch pad once used to send NASA astronauts to the moon, a step ...Full Article

Texas lawmaker wants to end emoji mix-ups with Chilean flag

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb 20: A state lawmaker filed a resolution this week urging people to think before they text and stop using an emoji of the Chilean flag, which ...Full Article
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