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Facebook Nude-Painting Case Can Face Trial In France

By Philippe Sotto | Feb 13
If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That question is now cleared for trial in France, after an appeals court there ruled that an aggrieved user can sue the social network over the issue.

Head Of Google In Europe Grilled By UK Lawmakers

PERSONAL TECH | By Danica Kirka | Feb 13
A British parliamentary committee has grilled Google's president of European operations, questioning in blunt terms whether the Internet giant had paid its fair share of taxes

Facebook Nude-Painting Case Can Face Trial In France

PERSONAL TECH | By Philippe Sotto | Feb 13
If you post a 19th-century nude painting on Facebook, is it art or impermissible nudity? That question is now cleared for trial in France, after an appeals court there ruled that an aggrieved user can sue the social network over the issue.

Amazon Debuts Series Based On New Yorker Magazine

PERSONAL TECH | By David Bauder | Feb 13
Makers of "The New Yorker Presents" achieved the small miracle of capturing the magazine's rhythm and pioneering a "60 Minutes"-style newsmagazine with the work done by documentarians instead of news reporters.

Albert Einstein "Drops the Mic" on Physicists A Century Later

SCIENCE | Feb 13
Scientists have confirmed that gravitational waves, a theory Albert Einstein proposed more than 100 years ago, exist.

For Virtual Reality Pioneers, No Rush to Succeed in 2016

PERSONAL TECH | By Derrick J. Lang | Feb 13
Unity CEO John Riccitiello cautioned the 1,400 attendees at the Vision Summit that 2016 will not be the year that VR sees mainstream adoption and that the technology has been "overhyped" by the media.