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Autonomous trucks hits public roads

Six groups of trucks just took part in the EU Truck Platooning Challenge, an international test of autonomous truck driving technology.

Apple reports first drop in iPhone shipments

For the first time since it launched, shipments of the iPhone dropped year-on-year and pushed Apple revenue and profit down.

Solar Impulse 2 arrives in California

The solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft arrived in Silicon Valley late Saturday night. It was the ninth leg on its trip around the world.

Solar plane is heading for Silicon Valley

The remarkable Solar Impulse 2 aircraft has resumed its round-the-world flight attempt and took off from Hawaii on Thursday for Silicon Valley.

Microsoft ends Xbox 360 production

Microsoft is ending production of the Xbox 360 games console after 10 years, but owners will continue to enjoy online services and thousands of games.

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Apple confirms WWDC June 13-17, opens registration for ticket lottery

The deadline to register for the ticket lottery is this Friday, April 22, at 10 a.m. PT.

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Apple hires NFL lobbyist and former Biden aide to oversee public policy

The company just picked a pro to look out for its interests on Capitol Hill.

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The week in Apple news: FBI hacks iPhone 5c, iPad Pro teardown, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending April 8, 2016.

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Developers switch to subscription prices to move from a consumer audience to a business one

TextExpander becomes the latest to switch from flat pricing and upgrade fees to subscription pricing with a continuous release cycle.

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Apple should set a better example with its supplier report, Greenpeace says

Apple says conditions at factories where its iPhones and iPads are made have improved, but Greenpeace said the company could set a better example in reporting on its suppliers.

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44% off How Google Works Hardcover Book - Deal Alert

Written by Google Executive Chairman/ex-CEO Eric Schmidt and former SVP of Products Jonathan Rosenberg, this book covers corporate culture, strategy, talent, decision-making, communication, innovation, and dealing with disruption -- lessons they learned while building one of the most important companies on the planet.

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The week in Apple news: iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro are here, the DOJ saga, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending March 25, 2016.

Watch Austin turn into Brand Central during SXSW

Puppies, people in banana costumes, and Game of Thrones tried to activate the crowds at South by Southwest Interactive. Did they succeed?

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Lyft drivers lawsuit may end without addressing worker employment status

A lawsuit filed by drivers against Lyft may not address the key and contentious issue of whether the drivers should be reclassified as employees with all the attendant benefits.

2016 Chevy Volt Review: With 53 miles of EV range, it's the plug-in hybrid to beat

With the Volt's long EV range, you could drive and charge and drive and charge for weeks without needing more gas. That might help even mainstream drivers forgive the car's design issues.

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The week in Apple news: iPhone and iPad rumors, Project McQueen, Apple’s legal filings, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending March 18, 2016.

Domino's has a pizza delivery robot

The future is here! Domino's Pizza has developed an autonomous pizza delivery robot in Australia

Alphabet could sell robot-maker Boston Dynamics

Boston Dynamics, a advanced robot start-up that was purchased by Google just over two years ago, is up for sale according to Bloomberg.

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SXSW's Online Harassment Summit tackled big ideas, but few solutions in sight

The event drew a low turnout despite months of controversy.

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The week in Apple news: The DOJ strikes back, Apple 'loop in' event on March 21, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending March 11, 2016.

Obama on encryption: There must be a compromise

Speaking at SXSW in Austin, Texas, President Obama argues that the tech community can't afford an isolationist position and must help debate the merits of unbreakable encryption.

Watch President Obama speak at SXSW

The President spoke about community engagement in the digital world as well as the encryption debate.