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Auto Safety Regulators Seek a Driver Mode to Block Apps

Photo Highway safety administrators are increasingly concerned about distractions posed by smartphones and the apps that Americans use while behind the wheel. Credit Fabrizio Costantini for The New York Times Apple iPhones and other hand-held devices have long had an ...

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Bits: Daily Report: Regulators Catching Up With Driverless Cars

Photo Uber has begun testing driverless vehicles in Pittsburgh. Credit Jeff Swensen for The New York Times Technology is changing so quickly that it is regularly outstripping regulations, often forcing federal regulators to play catch-up. Photo Consider drones, the flying ...

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Bits: Daily Report: Video Is Everywhere and Regulators Have Noticed

Photo Mock-ups of the new Twitter live-streaming app for Apple TV. Credit Twitter I screen, you screen, we all live on video screens. Companies and governments keep taking notice, and are scrambling to catch up with the ways we and ...

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European Privacy Regulators Want More Details on U.S. ‘Safe Harbor’ Data Deal

Europe’s national privacy watchdogs on Wednesday demanded that the European Commission provide more details about a new agreement with the United States on moving people’s digital data — including online search queries, financial information and employee records — across the ...

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Bits Blog: Indian Regulators Suspend Facebook’s Free Basic Services

Telecommunications regulators in India have ordered the suspension of Facebook’s controversial program to bring free basic Internet services to mobile phone users in the country. Facebook’s program, called Free Basics, is one of the signature projects of Internet.org, the company’s ...

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