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$85 billion AT&T, Time Warner deal under scrutiny from politicians, consumer groups

The plan by AT&T to acquire Time Warner for US$85.4 billion has come under the microscope of U.S. politicians and public interest groups that are concerned about the antitrust implications of the mega-deal.

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AT&T will acquire Time Warner for $85.4B in content play

AT&T said it will acquire Time Warner for US$85.4 billion, reflecting a continuing trend for the consolidation of communications and media companies.

A Hyperloop prototype is on its way to SpaceX

A Hyperloop prototype from Delft University is headed to SpaceX's headquarters in California in preparation for a real-life test in January.

Leading women in technology: LinkedIn's Erica Lockheimer

CIO senior writer Sharon Florentine, journeys to Grace Hopper 2016 to meet up with LinkedIn's senior director of engineering growth and head of its Women in Technology group, Erica Lockheimer, where they discuss LinkedIn's women in tech initiatives.

What drives you? Tesla can

Tesla is now producing all of its cars with full self-driving hardware.

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Cloud growth continues to be the name of the game for Microsoft

Microsoft's ongoing move to the cloud paid off once again over the past quarter, as strong growth from Azure and Office 365 offset declines in the PC market.

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PCWorld founder David Bunnell remembered: The mutiny, the magazines, the Mao suit

He was a pioneer and a bit of a prankster, as longtime colleagues recall.

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Every Tesla car will contain the hardware to drive itself

Tesla Motors’ cars will come fitted with full self-driving hardware, as the company jousts with tech rivals and car makers who are making a pitch for the the autonomous car market.

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This disinfection robot can light the way to cleaner hospitals

A robot being developed by Blue Ocean Robotics uses ultraviolet light to disinfect rooms.

This disinfection robot zaps away bacteria with radiation

The robot, made by Blue Ocean Robotics, uses UV-C light to destroy the nucleic acids within bacteria and disrupt their DNA.


Gartner sees 2.9 percent growth in IT spending in 2017

Worldwide IT spending should rebound in 2017 with a 2.9 percent increase over 2016, after a slight decrease this year, according to Gartner projections.

Mingis on Tech: Guns get smart, Sony does VR

It's hardware day as our tech trio looks into smart guns, a new virtual reality setup from Sony and the nifty Lenovo Yoga Book. (Look ma! No keyboard!)

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Hillary Clinton considered Tim Cook, Bill Gates for vice president, Wikileaks reveals

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Microsoft founder Bill Gates were both on a list of potential vice presidential candidates for Hillary Clinton, according to a leaked email published on Tuesday by Wikileaks.

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Tesla, Panasonic solar deal could signal smart home future

Tesla's deepening relationship with Panasonic could give the U.S. company a short cut to realizing its dream of electric cars and smart homes.

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Report: Apple slams the brakes on electric Apple Car to focus on auto software

Don't count on seeing an actual Apple Car anytime soon, but a future car may still run on Apple's self-driving platform.

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Autonomous delivery bots will soon stroll the streets of Washington D.C.

Starship Technologies wants to make "last-mile" deliveries fast, easy, and convenient with its six-wheeled delivery robots.

These pedestrian robots could deliver your next package

Starship Technologies wants to make "last-mile" deliveries fast, easy, and convenient with its six-wheeled delivery robots.

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White House releases money for small-satellite broadband, smart cities

The U.S. government will invest tens of millions of dollars in smart-city technologies and in small-satellite broadband as part of a US$300 million package focused on innovation.

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US IT and engineering salaries rise nearly 4 percent in 2015

IT and engineering salaries in the U.S. rose 3.9 percent in 2015, the second highest annual increase since 2010, according to a survey from IEEE-USA.

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Intel targets commercial market with company-branded Falcon 8+ drone

Intel has introduced a company-branded commercial drone, the Falcon 8+ in North American markets, with the eventual aim to lead in the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) segment, particularly in the commercial space.

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PAL-V opens the first flying car school in North America

PAL-V is opening the first flying car school in North America to help prospective clients obtain a pilot's license before the company distributes the first commercial flying car in 2018.