Uber is delivering convenience store goods in D.C. — but only to wealthy neighborhoods

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    Foley video, photos being scrubbed from Twitter

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    Why the Congressional Black Caucus is urging the FCC to save the sports blackout rule

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    Sprint launches new $100 family plan with 20GB data share

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    Samsung to pay $2.3M to settle False Claims charges

    Samsung to pay $2.3M to settle False Claims charges

    Samsung settles charges that it misled resellers who sold federal agencies products made in China.

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    Uber hires former Obama adviser David Plouffe to wage a war on taxis

    Uber hires former Obama adviser David Plouffe to wage a war on taxis

    As Uber tries to remake transportation in America, it adds some serious political muscle.

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    Bride price app stirs controversy

    Bride price app stirs controversy

    The Ni­ger­ian firm behind an app that assesses a woman’s bride price says the app shouldn’t be taken too seriously, but some gender activists are criticizing it.

    This smart technology could prevent half a million car crashes a year

    This smart technology could prevent half a million car crashes a year

    Federal regulators say vehicle-to-vehicle communications should eventually be included in every new car to help drivers navigate left turns and avoid rear-ending others.

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    Navy tests unmanned aircraft

    Navy tests unmanned aircraft

    The U.S. Navy says it released video Sunday showing tests of an unmanned aircraft aboard aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt.

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    Immune system, meet outer space

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    Don’t try the ice bucket challenge at the office

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    A call to edit: Congress and Wikipedia told to peacefully co-exist

    A call to edit: Congress and Wikipedia told to peacefully co-exist

    House and Senate staffers are being encouraged to get their hands dirty by editing entries on bills before Congress.

    Texas mom created an app that can force kids to return her calls

    Texas mom created an app that can force kids to return her calls

    “Ignore No More” app gives parents the ability to control their kids’ phones if they believe kids are ignoring their calls or messages.

    These Georgia teenagers developed a Yelp-for-police app

    These Georgia teenagers developed a Yelp-for-police app

    With a renewed focus on police treatment of African-Americans, comes an app that encourages people to document police interactions.

    Lockheed Martin awarded contract to test Iron Man-type exoskeletons

    Lockheed Martin awarded contract to test Iron Man-type exoskeletons

    The exoskeleton resembles a motion-capture suit or a watered-down Iron Man costume.

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    Stars take the ice bucket plunge

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    Finding a safe space for kids to hack

    Finding a safe space for kids to hack

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    Aereo’s on the ropes, and now broadcasters are trying for a knockout punch

    Aereo’s on the ropes, and now broadcasters are trying for a knockout punch

    Yes, Aereo’s still alive. But these next few weeks will be a crucial test of the company’s prospects.

    When a Venn diagram goes terribly wrong

    When a Venn diagram goes terribly wrong

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    What a smartphone looked like in 1994

    The IBM Simon was bulky, slow and unpopular, but the first of its kind.

    Officer appears to threaten cameraman covering chaos in Ferguson

    Officer appears to threaten cameraman covering chaos in Ferguson

    “Get the f--k out of here and keep that light off or you’re getting shelled with this.“

    Innovator: The business conference is increasingly mobile

    Innovator: The business conference is increasingly mobile

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    The Download: Muriel Bowser offers first clues for tech

    The Download: Muriel Bowser offers first clues for tech

    The D.C. mayoral candidate met with members of the local tech community at WeWork last week.

    Humans, soon joining horses on the unemployment line

    Humans, soon joining horses on the unemployment line

    Technology made most horses unemployable, now the same thing threatens our own job prospects.