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Instagram unveils video service to challenge YouTube

Instagram unveils video service to challenge YouTubeFacebook’s Instagram app is loosening its restraints on video in an attempt to lure younger viewers away from YouTube.
  • Business
  • 47 minutes ago
Business

FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight

FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearingsThe Federal Trade Commission will hold hearings about technology, competition and privacy
  • Business
  • 2 hours, 28 minutes ago
Business

FDA backs off added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

FDA backs off added sugar label for maple syrup, honeyMaple syrup producers had rallied against the plan, saying the FDA’s upcoming requirement could hurt their industries
  • Business
  • 4 hours, 21 minutes ago
Business

EU says it will start to impose tariffs on US on Friday

EU says it will start to impose tariffs on US on FridayThe targets include steel, agricultural and other products, including bourbon, peanut butter, cranberries, orange juice
  • Business
  • 4 hours, 38 minutes ago
Business

Zuckerberg on brink of eclipsing Buffett’s wealth

Zuckerberg on brink of eclipsing Buffett’s wealthFacebook Inc. co-founder Mark Zuckerberg is poised to leapfrog Warren Buffett to become the world’s third-richest person
  • Business
  • 4 hours, 44 minutes ago
Business

Fed chair signals gradual rate hikes

Fed chair signals gradual rate hikesThe Fed will likely keep raising short-term interest rates at a gradual pace
  • Business
  • 5 hours, 30 minutes ago
Business

Disney ups Twenty-First Century Fox to more than $70.3B

Disney ups Twenty-First Century Fox to more than $70.3BDisney is making a $70.3 billion counterbid for Fox’s entertainment businesses following Comcast’s $65 billion offer
  • Business
  • 6 hours, 42 minutes ago
Technology

Alexa, I can trust you with my checkbook, right?

Alexa, I can trust you with my checkbook, right?Virtual assistants and smart speakers are relatively new technologies, and potentially susceptible to security issues
  • Technology
  • 7 hours, 59 minutes ago
Business

Starbucks to close 150 stores in US

Starbucks to close 150 stores in USAlthough business abroad has been booming, U.S. sales growth has stalled for the company
  • Business
  • 8 hours, 16 minutes ago
Technology

IBM computer proves formidable against 2 human debaters

IBM computer proves formidable against 2 human debatersThe new skills show that computers are getting better at mastering human language and speech.
  • Technology
  • 19 hours, 22 minutes ago
Business

What tariffs are and how they work

What tariffs are and how they workThe Trump administration and China’s leadership have threatened to impose tariffs on $50 billion of each other’s goods
  • Business
  • 19 hours, 23 minutes ago
Business

Meat 2.0? Clean meat? Spat grows over food wording

Meat 2.0? Clean meat? Spat grows over food wordingNew York – If meat is grown in a lab without slaughtering animals, what should it be called?
  • Business
  • 6 hours, 2 minutes ago
Business

A look at how ‘cultured’ meat works
Animal cells can be produced from “starter cells” in machines where the cells are cultured to grow

A look at how ‘cultured’ meat worksAnimal cells can be produced from “starter cells” in machines where the cells are cultured to grow
  • Business
  • 22 hours, 26 minutes ago
Business

Amazon launches Echo for hotels

Amazon launches Echo for hotelsIt is another way for Amazon to get Alexa in front of more customers
  • Business
  • 22 hours, 29 minutes ago
Detroit

Adient calls off plans to move headquarters to Detroit

Adient calls off plans to move headquarters to DetroitDetroit – Auto seating supplier Adient has canceled its plans to move its global headquarters and hundreds of jobs to Detroit.
  • Detroit
  • 23 hours, 13 minutes ago
Business

Alexa, send up breakfast: Amazon launches hotel Echo

Alexa, send up breakfast: Amazon launches hotel EchoAmazon has launched a version of Alexa for hotels that lets guests order room service through the voice assistant.
  • Business
  • 23 hours, 37 minutes ago
Business

Fresh US-China trade threats sink global stock markets

Fresh US-China trade threats sink global stock marketsU.S. stock markets are opening lower Tuesday as tensions over trade between the U.S. and China seem closer to a boil
  • Business
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Business

Trump threatens more tariffs against China

Trump threatens more tariffs against ChinaThe tariffs would be the latest round of punitive measures in an escalating dispute
  • Business
  • 1 day ago
Restaurants + Bars

Sign of the Beefcarver closes Dearborn location

Sign of the Beefcarver closes Dearborn locationRestaurant shuts doors after 52 years, Royal Oak location to remain open
  • Restaurants + Bars
  • 1 day ago
Technology

Brokers to lose access to phone owners’ location data

Brokers to lose access to phone owners’ location dataThe data has apparently allowed outside companies to pinpoint the location of devices without their owners’ consent
  • Technology
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Business

Trump raises risk of U.S.-China trade war

Trump raises risk of U.S.-China trade warCompanies would pay more for imports and would have to decide whether to absorb those costs or pass them on to customers
  • Business
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Business

CVS Health to deliver prescriptions to homes

CVS Health to deliver prescriptions to homesCVS says it also will make home deliveries of other items, like allergy medicines, vitamins or household products
  • Business
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Politics

Fewer benefits in new health insurance option

Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance optionThe Trump administration Tuesday rolled out a health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed people
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Technology

IBM pits computer against human debaters

IBM pits computer against human debatersIBM pitted a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology
  • Technology
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Business

Google to invest $550M in online retailer JD.com

Google to invest $550M in online retailer JD.comThe U.S. search giant is pushing deeper into online commerce
  • Business
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Business

Ex-Mexico President Fox joins High Times magazine board

Ex-Mexico President Fox joins High Times magazine boardHe foresees a day when a robust legal marketplace will produce new jobs and medicines while reducing cartel violence
  • Business
  • 1 day, 19 hours ago
Detroit

Pompeo in Detroit: U.S. will alter armistice agreement for denuclearization

Pompeo: U.S. could alter armistice agreementThe agreement, which was signed July 27, 1953, formally ended the Korean War but is not a permanent peace treaty
  • Detroit
  • 20 hours, 49 minutes ago
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