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Uber revises privacy policy, wants more data from users

The company will now, with users' permission, access rider's data when its app runs in the background

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New query language could turn log files into business insights

There's gold in them thar hills of log data, Logentries says

Google to widen Maps' offline features

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Turn-by-turn navigation and local business reviews will be available without an Internet connection

Google teams with GoPro in broad virtual reality push

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Google is also opening its Cardboard VR device to iOS developers

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IBM pitches analysis software for select industry verticals

Expertise drawn from 50,000 user engagements went into the new IBM software

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Read old emails from Outlook Express, Windows Mail, and Thunderbird

Every so often, we move from one mail client to another. But that can leave us with a lot of old emails we can't access.

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DeNA aims for robot taxis by 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The gaming company has set up a company dedicated to self-driving cabs

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Salesforce doubles down on big data with new analytics tool

Through a variety of partnerships, Wave for Big Data aims to open new data sources to Salesforce's Analytics Cloud

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Sony keeps optical discs alive with storage startup acquisition

Sony has acquired Optical Archive in a bid to get businesses to put 'cold storage' data on optical discs

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After medical marijuana, Sidecar eyes alcohol and pharmaceuticals

The ride-sharing startup has big ambitions in a hotly competitive field

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Judge classifies as class action an email scanning lawsuit against Yahoo

Plaintiffs allege that by scanning emails of people who don't use Yahoo Mail, the company violates federal and California wiretapping laws

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Box wins DoJ contract in latest federal coup

Providing mobile access for agency staffers will be a key part of its mandate

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At Google I/O, Android may push deeper into the home

A new version of the mobile OS is said to target low-power devices with little memory.

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Oculus acquires image recognition startup Surreal Vision

The company's technology could help Oculus apps better mimic reality

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NHK tries to prime viewers for 8K with interactive features

Those weary of high def will be pleased to know that NHK isn't talking about 16K