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Technology Push for facial recognition privacy standards hits roadblock Push for facial recognition privacy standards hits roadblock
Retailers have the ability to scan your face digitally, and use that identification to offer you special prices or even recognize you as a prior shoplifter. But should they use it? Should they get your permission first?
Technology Twitter twists and turns - but can it keep flying? Twitter twists and turns - but can it keep flying?
The Pope is on Twitter, along with the Dalai Lama, world leaders and, of course, Kim Kardashian. But despite the buzz generated by thousands of chatty journalists, athletes and celebrities, Twitter has never turned a profit.
Technology Review: The best new features coming from Apple, Google Review: The best new features coming from Apple, Google
New features promised for smartphones, tablets and watches could improve how we interact with technology. Although it's too soon to tell how well these will work in practice, here's a look at what I'm looking forward to most this fall.
Technology NTSB: Collision avoidance systems should be standard in cars NTSB: Collision avoidance systems should be standard in cars
Automakers should immediately include as standard equipment in all new cars and commercial trucks systems that automatically brake or warn drivers to avoid rear-end collisions, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a report released Monday.
Technology  Apple makes product upgrades, pushes into streaming music Apple makes product upgrades, pushes into streaming music
Apple's iTunes helped change the way music-lovers bought their favorite songs, replacing plastic discs with digital downloads. Now the maker of iPods and iPhones wants to carve out a leading role in a revolution well under way, with a new, paid streaming-music service set to launch this summer.
Technology Apple wants a lead role in streaming music Apple wants a lead role in streaming music
Apple's iTunes helped change the way music-lovers bought their favorite songs, replacing plastic discs with digital downloads. Now the maker of iPods and iPhones wants to carve out a leading role in a revolution well underway, with a new, paid streaming-music service set to launch this summer.
Technology Microsoft tries to win mobile friends with new apps Microsoft tries to win mobile friends with new apps
Looking for a new app for making "to-do" lists on your Apple or Android phone? You could use Apple's Reminders or Google's Keep. But Microsoft is hoping you'll try Wunderlist, created by a German tech startup that Microsoft bought this week.