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T-Mobile Exempts 'Pokemon Go' From Data Caps

The carrier will exempt Pokemon Go from counting towards data limits until August 2017.

A Mini Retro Nintendo NES Arrives in November

A miniature version of the Nintendo Entertainment System goes on sale in November for $60.

Hyperloop Technologies Slapped With Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

The suit alleges some staff were forced out for speaking to investors about cultural issues within the futuristic firm.

Lyft Launches Premier, Its Version of Uber Select

Select Premier and you'll be picked up by a high-end sedan or SUV, for double the price of a regular Lyft.

Mozilla Could Cash Out Big If It Doesn't Like Yahoo's New Owner

'Each of our search partnerships is the result of a competitive process reflective of the value that Firefox brings to the ecosystem. The Yahoo relationship is no different.'

Google: Our Self-Driving Cars Are Nice to Cyclists

The search giant says it is teaching its cars to share the road.

Apple to Spotify: We're Not Giving You Special Treatment

Spotify will have to stop trying to circumvent in-app purchases if it wants its updates to make it through the App Store review process.

This Robot Lawyer Could Help You Get Out of a Parking Ticket

DoNotPay, developed by a London-born teenager, has a success rate of 64 percent.

Uber to Make Surge Pricing Less Obvious

Upfront fares are currently rolling out to an number of U.S. cities, though Uber didn't detail a timeline for how long it would take all riders to benefit from the new tweak.

Facebook Employees to Undergo Political Bias Training

Twitter, meanwhile, was criticized last December when it appointed a white man to be its head of diversity.

Mark Zuckerberg Uses a Very Low-Tech Solution to Thwart Spies

Celebrities -- they're just like us: the Facebook founder and CEO tapes his laptop webcam and microphone to avoid being spied on.

Taylor Swift and Paul McCartney Join Other Musicians in Call for Copyright Reform

In a letter that ran as an advertisement in several publications, the artists claim that the law threatens 'the continued viability of songwriters and recording artists to survive from the creation of music.'

Facebook 'Spam King' Sentenced to More Than 2 Years in Prison

Sanford Wallace compromised 500,000 Facebook accounts and sent more than 27 million spam messages.

SpaceX Rocket Crashes After Streak of Successful Landings

After earlier successful sea landings, the Falcon 9 rocket exploded.

Snapchat Acquires 3-D Photo StartUp

Seene makes 'computer vision technology' for mobile devices, including 3-D scene reconstruction, object tracking, augmented reality and face capture -- the latter of which is a very Snapchat-friendly quality.