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03.23.17
US ordered social media checks for some visa applicants
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US ordered social media checks for some visa applicants

Rex Tillerson told the DHS it's "mandatory" for anyone who visited ISIS-controlled regions.

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01.13.16
Uber will allow nonviolent criminals to drive in California
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Uber will allow nonviolent criminals to drive in California

The company will relax screening rules for those convicted of nonviolent or nonsexual crimes.

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10.20.15
Former New Delhi Uber driver convicted of rape
10.20.15

Former New Delhi Uber driver convicted of rape

Despite having a previous sexual assault conviction, the man passed Uber India's background tests.

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10.28.14
Google is tackling cancer diagnosis next, with magnetic nanoparticles
10.28.14

Google is tackling cancer diagnosis next, with magnetic nanoparticles

Google X is always looking for the next moonshot. The semi-secretive lab where the company has tes...

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06.16.12
Dolby confirms 14 theaters for inaugural screening of Pixar's 'Brave' with Atmos audio
06.16.12

Dolby confirms 14 theaters for inaugural screening of Pixar's 'Brave' with Atmos audio

If you want to be among the first to experience Dolby's new Atmos surround sound experience, the c...

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10.08.11
US Department of Homeland Security developing system to predict criminal intent
10.08.11

US Department of Homeland Security developing system to predict criminal intent

We're not exactly lacking in opportunities for Minority Report references these days, but sometim...

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10.28.10
11.6-inch MacBook Air cleared to remain packed through security, but we'd remove it anyway
10.28.10

11.6-inch MacBook Air cleared to remain packed through security, but we'd remove it anyway

Really, TSA? Are you honestly so stoked to disappoint? If you'll recall, the American Transportatio...

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07.20.10
Internet content filters are human too, funnily enough
07.20.10

Internet content filters are human too, funnily enough

Algorithms can only take you so far when you want to minimize obscene content on your social networ...

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