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This startup promises a better way to buy or sell a used car

Shift's site lets buyers browse used cars that are vetted by mechanics

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Google-backed Magic Leap opens up to third-party developers

The company's SDK works with the Unreal and Unity game engines

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Reading service Pocket built into Firefox, replacing Reading List feature

The latest update also brings a distraction-free Reader View and changes to Firefox Hello.

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Uber faces crisis again in India after driver accused of trying to kiss passenger

A Uber driver in Delhi was charged last year with raping a woman passenger

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At Google I/O, no huge surprises but a honing of critical products

Highlights included new developments for mobile payments and the Internet of Things

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Google to Cardboard developers: Keep it short and simple, and watch out for nausea

Google Cardboard experiences should be the duration of traditional YouTube videos, said a Google executive

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Italy's architectural elite moves to rub out crowdsourcing design site

Crowdsourcing design site CoContest threatens established architects

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Skip the waiter and order with this Bluetooth mat

PaperBeacon sends location IDs to mobile devices and could be used in restaurants and schools

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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

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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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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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