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Austrian's Bid to End U.S.-EU Data Pact Born in Silicon Valley

Max Schrems was an exchange student in the heart of Silicon Valley when he embarked on his quest to assert his privacy rights against online giants like Facebook Inc. and Inc. His eventual goal: take down the agreement that made it easier for them to collect and share data on users in the European Union.

Twitter Unveils New Moments Feature for Tracking Big Events

Twitter Inc.’s newly installed chief executive officer, Jack Dorsey, says a key to a turnaround is making the product more understandable for people who aren’t hardcore users. On Tuesday, the social network unveiled a feature that is critical to that plan.

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The number of wireless subscribers in India, where carriers recently agreed to spend $18 billion to buy airwaves from the government

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UPS Asks People to Pick Up Packages Themselves

Kathryn Maloney let loose on Twitter in July, chiding United Parcel Service Inc. for sending her package to a grocery store for pickup after making just a single delivery attempt at her home in Brooklyn.

Welcome to Robot Preschool

“It’s thinking”

Sergey Levine, a postdoctoral researcher at Berkeley's robotics lab

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Future of the Living Room

Amazon to Ban Sale of Apple, Google Video-Streaming Devices Inc. will stop selling media-streaming devices from Google Inc. and Apple Inc. that aren’t easily compatible with its video service, the latest example of the company using its clout to promote products that fit with its own retailing strategy.