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Lyft to pay $300,000, make insurance changes in settlement with New York

The company had been accused of operating an illegal car for-hire service in the state

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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KakaoTalk users will get streaming video in chat rooms

South Korean users will be able to comment on live sports matches with KakaoTV

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Smartphone beacons power crowdsourced weather forecasts

Japan's Weathernews is giving out atmospheric sensors to improve its crowdsourced weather app

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Alibaba prepares to launch Netflix-like service in China

The service would be offered through smart TVs and set-top boxes running Alibaba software

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FCC says PayPal 'robocall' policy could break rules

FCC has told PayPal that it needs to take written permission from customers for telemarketing robocalls and robotexts

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Virginia teen pleads guilty to giving Islamic State help on bitcoin

Ali Shukri Amin, 17, used Twitter to link to an article on how to use bitcoin, according to U.S. officials

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Four challenges for Twitter's next CEO

Identity problems, slowing user growth and abuse, oh my!

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With Sidewalk Labs, Google wants to make cities more efficient

The New York startup will develop technology to reduce the cost of living and improve transport in cities.

Reddit bans five groups on its site for harassment

The website had warned in May that harassment would not be tolerated in posts.

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Spotify gets ready to battle Apple Music with fresh pile of cash

Apple Music may have Spotify in its sights, but it isn't going down without a fight.

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Wi-Fi signals can do rough head counts

Estimating the number of people present by looking at Wi-Fi signals could help make buildings more energy efficient

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How virtual reality could change your business

Virtual reality has been '10 years away for 40 years,' says one CEO, but it's now on our doorstep

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PayPal users may get break on unsolicited robocalls, texts

Critics are upset that changes to PayPal's terms of service will let it ping users in these ways for marketing purposes

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Uber taxis seized in Delhi for running without license

The Delhi police has said that three ride-hailing services did not have the required licenses to operate