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Police release video of fatal crash by Uber self-driving SUV Video of a deadly self-driving vehicle crash in suburban Phoenix shows a pedestrian walking from a darkened area onto a street just moments before an Uber SUV strikes her. | Mar 22, 2018 06:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Former Supreme Court of Canada chief justice Beverley McLachlin to be judge in Hong Kong Hong Kong's top court has appointed former Supreme Court chief justice Beverley McLachlin to sit as a non-permanent judge of the Court of Final Appeal. | Mar 22, 2018 12:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'This Wild West era's got to end': Facebook breach energizes UK lawmakers It is delicious irony that to uncover some of our worst fears about online data privacy and misinformation, it took old-fashioned journalists the venerated British press and an equally old-fashioned whistleblower. | Mar 22, 2018 12:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Peru's president offers resignation amid political turmoil Peru's embattled President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offers his resignation ahead of an impeachment vote, seeking to put an end to a fast-moving political drama playing out just three weeks before the Andean nation is set to host U.S. President Donald Trump f | Mar 22, 2018 12:23 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How to protect your personal info on Facebook Facebook users who are worried about protecting their personal information in the wake of the alleged privacy breach by Cambridge Analytica have a few options at their disposal. | Mar 21, 2018 9:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook made mistakes on Cambridge Analytica Breaking more than four days of silence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted mistakes and outlined steps to protect user data in light of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm. | Mar 21, 2018 8:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Speaking glove' translates sign language into speech Three polytechnic students in western India have developed a 'speaking glove' for the speech impaired that can interpret sign language and convert the message into speech through a mobile application. | Mar 21, 2018 7:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Federal Reserve nudges up interest rates again, expects more to come The U.S. Federal Reserve has boosted a key interest rate, and signalled there are more hikes to come, as new chair Jerome Powell oversaw his first monetary policy decision since he took over in February. | Mar 21, 2018 6:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Teenage girl accused of slapping Israeli soldier accepts 8-month sentence, report says A Palestinian teenage girl on trial for slapping an Israeli soldier accepted a plea deal on Wednesday under which she will be sentenced to eight months in prison, Israel's Haaretz news website says. | Mar 21, 2018 3:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Facebook, Cambridge Analytica sued in U.S. by users over data harvesting Facebook Inc. and the political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica have been sued in the United States for obtaining information belonging to 50 million of the social media company's users without permission. | Mar 21, 2018 2:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend