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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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IBM Watson gets smart in the oil refinery business

Woodside Energy is using Watson to run its refineries more efficiently

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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

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Amazon's 'Handmade' takes aim at Etsy

Artisan products could be a new category for the online retailer.

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Amazon rules Gartner's magical box

Either Amazon or Google may offer the better cloud deals, depending on the analyst

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Microsoft begins to update with add-ins, Clutter, more

Remember the add-ins that Microsoft began pushing at its Build conference? They're just beginning to roll out.

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PayPal hypes its mobile strengths ahead of IPO

One-third of all PayPal transactions now come from mobile, the company says

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Racist query terms in Google Maps trigger the White House in results

A Google spokeswoman apologized for the issue, but did not explain what causes it.


Dropbox evolves into a universal app for Windows PCs, phones, and tablets

New features for designers, meanwhile, promises better image handling

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CSC to split in two, spin off US public sector work

Computer Sciences Corporation, founded in 1959, is becoming two companies

Feds slap PayPal with $25 million fine over credit service

PayPal illegally signed up users without their consent, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said