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Inarritu Debuts Groundbreaking VR Exhibit at Cannes

Inarritu Debuts Groundbreaking VR Exhibit at Cannes

By Jake Coyle | May 22
Much of the power of "Carne y Arena" comes from not just from the virtual reality placement of the viewer amid the immigrants, but of their individual experiences.

Appeals Court Strikes Down FAA Drone Registration Rule

Appeals Court Strikes Down FAA Drone Registration Rule

May 22
A federal appeals court on Friday struck down a federal rule that required owners of recreational drones and other model aircraft to register the devices with the Federal Aviation Administration.

Woman Calls Cops Worried Semen in Thermos Might Explode

Woman Calls Cops Worried Semen in Thermos Might Explode

May 22
A Florida woman trying to get pregnant via artificial insemination called police because she feared the thermos she was using to store sperm and dry ice might explode.

Mark Zuckerberg Says He's Not Running for Public Office

Mark Zuckerberg Says He's Not Running for Public Office

May 22
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says his quest this year to visit every state he hadn't before is about building relationships, not politics.

What Twitter's Privacy Changes Mean for You

What Twitter's Privacy Changes Mean for You

By Barbara Ortutay | May 22
Twitter's new privacy policy suggests ambitions of becoming more like Facebook - more tracking of users and more targeting of ads to rake in more money.

MIT Student Sues CIA for Info on Twitter Jokes

MIT Student Sues CIA for Info on Twitter Jokes

May 21
A Massachusetts doctoral student is trying to force the CIA to open up about how it uses jokes on social media.

Ohio Political Commentators Sue Over Online Harassment Ban

By Julie Carr Smyth | May 21
A group of liberal and conservative online political commentators in Ohio has filed a constitutional challenge to the state's recently enacted law against internet harassment.

Google Unveils Latest Tech Tricks as Computers Get Smarter

By Michael Liedtke | May 21
Google's computer programs are gaining a better understanding of the world, and now it wants them to handle more of the decision-making for the billions of people who use its services.

Amazon Refreshes Lineup of Low-Cost Tablets, New Kids Model

Amazon Refreshes Lineup of Low-Cost Tablets, New Kids Model

May 21
Amazon is offering a thinner and lighter version of its cheapest, 7-inch tablet, while shaving $10 off the price of an 8-inch model.

No Need to Schlep Wallet, Keys at Universal's New Water Park

No Need to Schlep Wallet, Keys at Universal's New Water Park

By Mike Schneider | May 21
No need to schlep around wallets or locker keys in your Speedos at Universal Orlando Resort's new water park opening later this month.

Twitter Leader Laments Social Media Role In Trump's Election

Twitter Leader Laments Social Media Role In Trump's Election

May 21
A co-founder of Twitter says he's sorry if the popular social media platform helped put Donald Trump in the White House, as the president has suggested.

Billion Dollar Race to Break 2-Hour Marathon Mark is Afoot

Billion Dollar Race to Break 2-Hour Marathon Mark is Afoot

By Danica Kirka | May 20
For distance runners, it's a mystical goal equivalent to the four-minute mile that Roger Bannister broke in 1954; a test so difficult some have estimated it may be 50 years or more before anyone achieves it.

Amazon's Streaming Software Powers New Smart TVs

Amazon's Streaming Software Powers New Smart TVs

By Anick Jesdanun | May 20
Amazon's streaming TV software will appear on a new line of smart TVs designed to blend streaming TV services and over-the-air channels, but not cable packages.

AP Explains: What is Bitcoin? A Look at the Digital Currency

AP Explains: What is Bitcoin? A Look at the Digital Currency

May 20
It's worth more than an ounce of gold right now, it's completely digital and it's the currency of choice for the cyberattackers who crippled computer networks around the world in recent days.

Frenchmen Claim Cure for WannaCry-Infected Computers

Frenchmen Claim Cure for WannaCry-Infected Computers

May 20
French researchers have released software tools that they claim can restore some of the computers locked up by a global cyberattack that held users' files for ransom.

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