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Gogoro's battery-swapping electric scooter launches this summer in Taipei

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Gogoro, the Taiwan-based company founded by ex-HTC staffers and funded in part by HTC co-founder Cher Wang, drummed up a lot of buzz at CES this January with its futuristic all-electric Smartscooter — but the company hadn't announced when or where the bike would launch. Now,...(more) 

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No truth to talk Japan's Sharp will exit solar business: executive

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Sharp Corp will continue making solar cell products at its Sakai plant and there is no truth to speculation it will sell or exit the business, an executive at the money-losing electronics maker said on Monday. "There is no truth to talk that...(more) 

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​Puush calls for password change after malware hit

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Online screenshot-sharing service Puush is warning its users to change their passwords after it emerged that the platform had been infected with malware. 

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Drone Sheepdog "Shep" Herds Its Flock From The Air

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The future has come to the green hills of Ireland, where sheep farmer Paul Brennan has replaced the traditional canine helper with a drone. Get a look at "Shep" in action in the video below.Read more... 

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Apple's Tim Cook speaks out against pro-discrimination laws in op-ed

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Published in the Washington Post, the Apple CEO's latest statement says a wave of legislation is pending across the country that would discriminate against the LGBT community. 

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Juror in gender lawsuit sympathized with Pao, sided with Kleiner

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By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - To some Silicon Valley watchers, the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers gender discrimination case became a referendum on the challenging state of women in technology. For Erin Malone, 51, an alternate juror who sat through four weeks of testimony...(more) 

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Apple's Tim Cook speaks out against discriminatory 'religious freedom' laws

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has used the editorial pages of The Washington Post to condemn laws that allow businesses to refuse service to homosexuals or other groups on the grounds of "religious freedom." Calling the legislation "something very dangerous happening in states across the country," Cook...(more) 

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VIDEO: Solar plane takes off in Myanmar

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The Solar Impulse 2 plane has departed from Mandalay in Myanmar as part of its round-the-world flight, Kasia Madera reports 

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Police: 2 bodies found in NYC blast rubble

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Police say a body has been discovered in the rubble of an apparent gas explosion that leveled three buildings in Manhattan's East Village. 

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Two missing men likely found amid NYC gas explosion rubble: fire official

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By Sebastien Malo and Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two bodies found on Sunday at the site of a gas explosion that destroyed three New York City apartment buildings last week, injuring 22 people, were believed to be those of two unaccounted for men, the...(more) 

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Boston police officer shot in the face improving after surgery

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(Reuters) - A Boston police officer who was shot in the face by a man during a traffic stop was improving after hours of surgery during which a bullet was removed from his neck, officials said on Sunday. Six-year department veteran John Moynihan was shot just...(more) 

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New Jersey Game Store Swatting Takes An Uglier Turn

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Gamers attending a monthly social gathering at Digital Press Video Games in Clifton, New Jersey Saturday evening had no idea the sudden massive police presence outside the store was pointed their way, until a caller posing as a fire department representative started giving them questionable instructions.Read...(more) 

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