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WhatsApp is going to share your phone number with Facebook

Global messaging service WhatsApp says it will start sharing the phone numbers of its users with Facebook, its parent company. That means WhatsApp users could soon start seeing more targeted ads and Facebook friend suggestions on Facebook based on WhatsApp information — although not on the messaging service itself.

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Auto, technology industries clash over talking cars

Cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths, improve the safety of self-driving cars and someday maybe even help solve traffic jams, automakers and government officials say.

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The insecurity of (internet) things

Our dependence on technology may be growing faster than our ability to provide security on the internet, says Joshua Corman, head of a cybersecurity initiative at the Atlantic Council, a Washington DC think tank.
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The insecurity of (internet) things 0:58

The insecurity of (internet) things

New 'Bluffton Buddy' app could be visitors' best friend 0:50

New 'Bluffton Buddy' app could be visitors' best friend

Thanks to a 'bionic eye,' blind man will see his grandchildren on Father's Day 2:18

Thanks to a 'bionic eye,' blind man will see his grandchildren on Father's Day

Hilton Head Hospital's new $2 million '3T' MRI 0:35

Hilton Head Hospital's new $2 million '3T' MRI