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Here's a look at some of the tech-related stories generating buzz around the Internet today.
The self-driving beer truck is here
As we advance in the world of autonomous vehicles, we've reached a milestone: The self-driving beer truck. Uber's autonomous truck, dubbed "Otto," has made its first self-driving delivery, hauling 50,000 cans of beer from Fort Collins, Colo., to Colorado Springs without a driver behind the wheel. And when technology and beer meet, aren't we all winners?
Microsoft learns from mobile phone mistakes
Ahead of Wednesda's planned new product event, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella admits that the company blew it on its mobile phone technology -- but promises Microsoft won't make the same mistakes when it comes to virtual reality and augmented reality technologies.
Feds: Automakers should focus on cybersecurity
New cars these days are heavily tech-dependent, with many of those components digitally connected. So, the the federal government's highway safety agency says automakers should be making cybersecurity part of their product development process by assessing risks and designing in protections.
Companies also should identify safety critical systems such as engine control computers and limit their exposure to attacks, under guidelines released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The agency also wants automakers to limit access to car owners' personal data.
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