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YANGON, Myanmar – Two foreign journalists accused of illegally flying a drone over parliament buildings in Myanmar have appeared in court for the first time since their arrest last month. The two Malaysians appeared during a hearing in the capital, Naypyitaw, along with their local interpreter and driver. The four men working for Turkish Radio and Television were charged under the Export and Import Law and face up to three years in prison if found guilty. The four were detained on Oct. 27.


Drone captures capsizing boat and Florida teen's daring rescue

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A drone captured video of a boat capsizing in Florida and a daring rescue by a nearby 13-year-old surfer. A drone captured video of a boat capsizing in Jupiter Inlet, Florida, and a daring rescue in the rough water by a nearby 13-year-old surfer. The drone pilot, Kevin Cadby, was flying his drone at Jupiter Inlet to capture video of the water and the boats, as he occasionally does. He saw the boat coming in from far out and decided to follow the boat with his drone, he said. "The wind was blowing in at 20 miles per hour, that inlet can be treacherous," Cadby said.


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Sony will roll out a new robot dog that's capable of real Fido-like feelings – including bonding with its human masters and responding to owner commands, according to the Wall Street Journal. Man's best friend is getting a makeover. Sony will roll out a new robot dog that's capable of real Fido-like feelings – including bonding with its human masters and responding to owner commands, according to the Wall Street Journal. The pet bot will be similar to Sony's AIBO robot pet prototypes, which have been discontinued, and will have updated software to allow users to control their home appliances. Sony plans to unveil the product at a media event next November and roll it out in spring 2018.


Tech Q&A: Recovering from Equifax, improving passwords, throwing Google off your scent and more

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Isabelle Olsson, Google's Head of Industrial Design for Home, speaks about the Google Home Mini during a launch event in San Francisco, California, U.S. October 4, 2017. Q: With the Equifax breach, I am worried that hackers can steal money from my bank account. A: The sheer number of victims is massive, and it keeps climbing with every new report. Meanwhile, Equifax has done a miserable job of comforting its customers, and the fallout has left far more questions than answers. The best thing you can do for your security is to establish two-factor authentication on your bank account.


Tech Q&A: Spy apps, email receipts, secret scanners and more

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AUSA 2017: This military ATV can 'think' and drive itself

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While top brass walked the floors of AUSA exploring innovation for future combat in Washington D.C., in Georgia at Fort Benning, robot selection to join the troops is in an intense final week. The jungle drums at AUSA have it that the selected robots may be integrating and working alongside soldiers in brigade combat teams (BCTs) as soon as early next year. In fact, U.S. special operations forces and the wider military regularly rely on the advanced capabilities MRZR 2 and MRZR 4 for their work downrange. The company teamed up with robot experts Applied Research Associates and Neya Systems to turn their wildly popular MRZR into the MRZR X – a smart MRZR that integrates advanced robotics so it can drive without a human at the wheel.


Pharmacist reportedly drugged woman on date, charged by police

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Robert Woods, a pharmacist in Tampa Florida, was charged with sexual battery after he allegedly drugged a woman he met on Tinder. A Florida man who works as a hospital pharmacist was arrested Saturday and charged with sexual battery after he reportedly drugged his Tinder date. According to a police affidavit, Robert Woods, 27, met the woman on the dating app Tinder and the pair agreed to meet at a bar in downtown Tampa, Fox 35 reported. She said she'd found two spots on the left side of her neck where it looked like she'd been injected with something, the Tampa Bay Times reported.


Tesla's autonomous car claim is 'full of crap', says General Motors expert

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Tesla's entrepreneurial boss Elon Musk claims his cars "already have the hardware needed for a full self-driving capability", known in the industry as a "Level Five" engineering standard. However in a briefing about autonomous cars to Australian media in Detroit overnight, Scott Miller, General Motors' director of autonomous vehicle integration said "I think he's full of crap", when asked what he thought about Musk's claim. "To be what an SAE Level Five full autonomous system is, I don't think he (Elon Musk) has the content to do that." Mr Miller said lydar and radar systems do a good job of measuring object speed and cameras do a great job of identifying objects.


How to stop your devices from listening to (and saving) everything you say

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With iOS 8, Apple introduced the "Hey Siri" wake phrase, so you can summon Siri without even touching your iPhone. Here's the easiest way to turn off "Hey Siri": Navigate to your iOS device's Settings Siri & Search, then toggle off "Allow Siri When Locked." Google recently released its latest masterpiece, "OK Google," the wake prompt for Google Assistant on Google Home speakers, Android smartphones and the Chrome browser. Here's how to turn off the "OK Google" wake phrase: On Android, go to Settings Google Search & Now Voice and turn "Ok Google" detection off.