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Why SoftBank's Pepper could become the iPhone of robots

Pepper can't do housework, but it's a spearhead in the coming robotics wave

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Google's driverless car fleet to double as it prepares for new tests

The company operates more than half of the autonomous cars permitted to drive on California roads

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Chinese university opens Microsoft-backed U.S. outpost

$40 million grant underwriting new Global Innovation Exchange with University of Washington

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Fitbit IPO pumps up the heart rate of investors

Fitbit is valued at $6 billion dollars with its stock trading for around $30 per share

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, June 18

Microsoft reshuffles executives... Uber goes to court to deny driver rights... AT&T faces $100M fine over unlimited data limitations

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Foxconn, Alibaba join SoftBank in global robotics push

SoftBank's Pepper robot gets 'emotions' with consumer launch as sales outside Japan are planned

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Oracle profit slides 24 percent as customers move to the cloud

The company reported its first overall sales decline in more than two years

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AT&T, WhatsApp get low marks from EFF for data disclosure policies

The advocacy organization has overhauled its annual study of privacy practices to ask more of tech titans

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FCC plans to fine AT&T $100 million over 'unlimited' data plans

The government says AT&T should have made throttling clearer to customers.

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Twitter acquires machine learning startup Whetlab

Whetlab's beta service will shut down July 15, and the company will focus on powering Twitter's internal machine learning efforts

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Salesforce Marketing Cloud aims to blur the lines between marketing, sales and service

New updates enrich the software's tools for better cross-channel integration

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Amazon to call on US Congress for fewer drone restrictions

The company wants to make money delivering items by drone in 30 minutes or less

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Can GitHub really be worth $2 billion?

It's reportedly seeking $200 million in its next round of funding

Twitter adds autoplaying videos

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Videos will play automatically in users' feeds, without sound, until they're tapped on

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From doughnuts to Dressgate: How real-time marketing helps brands stay relevant

Say goodbye to those leisurely campaigns of yore