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Social Media Companies Grapple with Dark Side of Instant Sharing
As posting videos online become more immediate, the Virginia shooting highlights a growing challenge among social media companies to crack down on users who promote violence online.

Tech Startups Want To Change the Way You Drive
It's no secret that technology is changing the car industry. But besides the big players, a number of engineers and entrepreneurs have started their own companies to tackle other automotive challenges.

Alphabet/Google Has Given Birth to a Healthcare Tech Company
Google's Life Sciences team is becoming its own company within Alphabet, a corporation Google recently formed to organize its array of offbeat ventures. Life Sciences is now a sister company to Google.

Teens Shopping More Like Their Parents, And Marketers Take Note
During the back-to-school season, American teens are shopping like their recession-scarred parents -- and that's putting a lot of pressure on retailers to change the way they market to them.

Sensel Unveils Morph, a Pressure Sensitive Touchpad
Mountain View, Calif., startup Sensel has undertaken a Kickstarter campaign to fund production of the Morph, a pressure sensitive pad that the company is betting can be a greatly improved input device.

Experts: Deleted Online Information Never Actually Goes Away
People are now accustomed to trusting their most precious personal information to web companies. But they need to know that all of that information is being shared more than they would expect.

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek on Privacy Policy Dustup: 'Sorry'
Daniel Ek, Spotify's CEO, has a message for users angry over its new privacy policy: "Sorry." Ek sought to clarify the 7-year-old company's changed terms after users vowed to quit using the app in protest.

Uber Is on Pace To Collect $2 Billion from Riders this Year
The latest in a series of leaked financial documents suggests that Uber's 20 percent cut from the cost of rides it provides should add up to $2B in revenue this year, a nearly tenfold increase over 2013.

CEO of Cheating Web Site Says He's a Faithful Husband
Touting himself as the "The King of Infidelity," the founder of the adultery site Ashley Madison built his livelihood around the philosophy that cheating is a natural part of married life. But not for him.



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