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Uber will add panic button to its app in India

The new Panic button will let riders quickly summon the police if they're in distress.

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California DMV changes course, reverses registration policy change for rideshare drivers

California ditches a newly instated policy that required rideshare drivers to register their cars as commercial vehicles.

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The top 10 memes, viral videos, and online goings-on that defined 2014

What was it for you—Kitten Jam? The Ice Bucket Challenge? Relive some of the hottest happenings on the Internet from the past year.

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Volvo gives Google Cardboard new life, uses it to preview new cars

Google Cardboard may be just a novelty, but Volvo shows how it could be put to good use.

AT&T kills the 'permacookie,' stops tracking customers' Internet usage (for now)

The mobile carrier says it was testing the tracking technology, but it didn't rule out reintroducing permacookies in the future.

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CVS disables NFC terminals, stops accepting Apple Pay, Google Wallet

Reports indicate that the company is working with other retailers on a separate mobile payment system due next year.

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iCloud flaw may have allowed nude celebrity photos to leak

An iCloud flaw reportedly made it easier to crack users' passwords, allowing a hacker to access photos of celebrities and post them online.

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New page on Apple's website explains common reasons for App Store rejection

A new summary page provides a clear, concise overview of why Apple rejects apps from the App Store.

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Contexts review: Make your OS X windows more manageable

Having trouble finding the exact window you need in OS X? Context give you the tools to find the window you want.

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China's state-run TV calls the iPhone a national security threat; Apple disagrees

China's state-run television says that iOS 7's location services could inadvertently expose state secrets.

How to delete or disable your Facebook account

Need some time away from Facebook? Sick of its privacy issues? You can deactivate—or outright delete—your account if you know where to look.

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Report: Apple plans to introduce a connected home platform at WWDC

You might be able to soon tell Siri to open the garage door—assuming a new rumor is accurate, anyway.

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Apple neglects to renew SSL certificate, breaks Software Update in the process

Getting Software Update errors? You're not alone.

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Comixology updates iOS app, removes in-app comic purchasing

You'll now have to go through Comixology's website to purchase new comics.

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How to stream the Super Bowl to your computer, tablet, or smartphone

Can't be in front of a TV for Sunday's big game? Fox and Verizon have you covered.

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