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Some Uber trip info is publicly accessible through Google

On Thursday, a site-specific search on Google for trip.uber.com produced dozens of links to Uber rides that have been completed and cancelled, in countries around the world including the U.S., England, Russia, France and Mexico.

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Privacy disclosures in kid apps are better, but still need work, says U.S. FTC

Mobile applications aimed at children are doing a better job in recent years of disclosing their privacy practices, but many apps still lack basic information, according to a U.S. Federal Trade Commission survey.

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Hands on: The LG G Pad II 10.1 is a pretty big, regular tablet

Nothing special to see here, though it does have stereo speakers.

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Catalyst shows off a waterproof Apple Watch case at IFA

But is this even needed, since tests have shown the Apple Watch performing better than its waterproof rating even without a case?

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Cut the cord and leave cable TV behind

Don't be afraid to get rid of your cable. Streaming and download services will ensure that you don't miss any of your favorite shows or movies.

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T-Mobile launches video calling, starting first with the newest Samsung phones

Just as it did with 'advanced messaging,' T-Mobile is attempting to push enhanced features ahead of other carriers.

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Google launches new Street View app to bolster uploads of 360-degree imagery

The new app for Android and iOS makes it easier to discover and contribute 360-degree images from around the globe.

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Report: Google will unveil new Nexus phones at September 29 event in San Francisco

We'll finally get to see the truth behind all those rumors that both LG and Huawei are building a new Nexus smartphone.

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Secure your fortress with the Internet of Things

Here's how bringing the Internet of Things into your home can help you keep danger at bay.

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Hands-on: Samsung's Gear S2 throws a wrench into the wearables scene

It's not the prettiest watch out there, but Tizen OS offers some neat tricks that Android Wear currently doesn't.

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Steam Big Picture overhaul helps you deal with your massive backlog

With the first Steam Machine consoles coming soon, Valve is preparing a new version of its TV-friendly Big Picture mode.

Hands on: The Gear S2 smartwatch is something a little different from Samsung

It runs Tizen, but it's actually a nice change from all the other Android Wear watches out there.

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Samsung’s SleepSense sleep tracker taps home appliances to help you doze off

SleepSense joins a growing number of on-bed sleep trackers, though its connection to Samsung TVs and appliances could be its standout feature.

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Skype beefs up iPad app, adds material design to Android

Skype 6.0 for Android and iOS is an overdue improvement adding new interface features that are specific to each platform.

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Shopperz adware takes local DNS hijacking to the next level

The Shopperz adware program uses a cunning technique to make DNS (Domain Name System) hijacking harder to detect and fix.

Are drones faring well in an uncertain regulatory environment?

Drones are becoming big business but regulations surrounding them are still being decided. We asked DJI how that could impact the market.

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Intel ponies up $50 million for quantum computing research

Fully functional quantum computers are still a dozen years off, which is why Intel needs to invest in fundamental research now, according to CEO Brian Krzanich.