From Google Fiber to Pebble smart watches, several once-popular ideas faded to the background this year.
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Mining companies are rolling out autonomous trucks, drills, and trains, which will boost efficiency but also reduce the need for human employees.
Authorities have asked Amazon to turn over data from a suspect’s Echo, raising thorny privacy questions.
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