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Yahoo picks up fashion commerce site Polyvore

Polyvore's site lets users search for clothing items and create themed collections

Mt. Gox CEO Karpeles arrested by Japanese police

CEO is suspecting of illegally altering financial data


ISP argues net neutrality rules violate its right to block content

Broadband provider Alamo tells court it has a free-speech right to exercise editorial discretion over the Web

Italian police shutter Dark Web marketplace

Italian police have shut down a Dark Web marketplace offering illegal goods ranging from child pornography to forged luncheon vouchers, and seized 11,000 bitcoin wallets worth about 1 million euros, authorities said Friday.

Ad group urges FTC to reject right to be forgotten in US

Enforcing the European regulation in the US could open the door to other rules

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In partnership with tech training provider PluralSight, Network World offers a free online course on CCNA routing and VLANs

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, July 31

Facebook drone set to fly this year...Windows 10 hit on browser choice...Hacker breaks into GM car using OnStar

Cisco's pay package for CEO Robbins is a sweet deal

The incoming chief could bring in more than $16 million in his first year

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Crash-avoidance tech lets drones get close without disaster

With SkySpecs’ collision-avoidance system, drones can fly a few feet away from turbines to take video and photos without crashing into them.

Facebook aims to launch unmanned drone by year-end

The aircraft is designed to provide Internet access to people in underserved areas

Google rejects French request to expand right to be forgotten

The right to be forgotten isn't a global law, Google said in a blog post

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US Navy is testing 3D-printed drones

Custom designs can be sent to ships and printed onboard.

Armed with Watson smarts, Pepper aspires to be a robot salesman

Despite its powerful AI boost, SoftBank's humanoid robot is still limited by basic challenges

Facebook revenue surges 39 percent but costs also soar

Profit shrunk as costs went up by more than 80 percent

ARIN CEO John Curran

Americas are just 2 weeks away from running out of IPv4 addresses

John Curran, CEO of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), told attendees at the Campus Technology conference in Boston Wednesday that the IP address authority's pool of IPv4 addresses has dwindled to about 90,000 and will...

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, July 29

Intel, Micron unveil a new class of memory...Facebook's mobile revenue tipped to rise again...New drones help drivers with tricky deliveries

Twitter mulling big changes to how you view tweets

The company is considering changes to help it become a truly mass-market service

Twitter surprises with a sales gain, but user growth lags

Growth in users came largely from people who don't hold actual accounts

Italian parliament drafts a declaration of Internet rights

The Italian parliament wants to have its say in the creation of an international legal framework promoting freedom, equality and access to cyberspace for all, and on Tuesday it presented a Declaration of Internet Rights that it will...

Amazon Launchpad store will sell goods from startups

Startups should have products that can ship immediately or within 90 days, Amazon said

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