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Uber shifts policy for alleged sexual misconduct

Uber shifts policy for alleged sexual misconductUber’s ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct
  • Business
  • 4 days, 23 hours ago
Business

Amazon HQ2 dilemma: Lower taxes or liberal voters

Amazon HQ2 dilemma: Lower taxes or liberal votersRed-state business climate and blue-state culture could be winning formula for location of Amazon’s second headquarters
  • Business
  • 5 days, 11 hours ago
Technology

Facebook suspends 200 apps that may have misused data

Facebook suspends about 200 apps that may have misused dataFacebook said the suspensions resulted from its investigation into all apps that had access to large amounts of info
  • Technology
  • 5 days, 22 hours ago
Mobility

Elon Musk says LA-area test tunnel almost complete

Elon Musk says LA-area test tunnel almost completeMusk’s LA-area tunnel will test a transportation system that would scoot commuters underground on electric sleds.
  • Mobility
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Facebook ads show Russian effort to stoke division

Facebook ads show Russian effort to stoke divisionDems have released more than 3,500 Facebook ads that were created or promoted by a Russian internet agency.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Business

Lifelike Google chatbots raise ethical issues

Lifelike Google chatbots raise ethical issuesArtificial intelligence has a new challenge: Whether and how to alert people who may not know they’re talking to a robot
  • Business
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Technology

Google showcases AI advances at its big conference

Google showcases AI advances at its big conferenceGoogle is again putting artificial intelligence in the spotlight at its annual developers conference Tuesday
  • Technology
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Technology

How to pick a new password, now that Twitter wants one

How to pick a new password, now that Twitter wants oneHere are some tips on coming up with a new password and safeguarding your account – even if your password is compromised
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Nation

Tech companies not hiring blacks despite mobile usage

Tech companies not hiring blacks despite mobile usageAfrican-Americans are among the top owners of mobile devices, but aren’t being considered for social media and tech jobs
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Business

Twitter finds security bug, advises changing passwords

Twitter finds security bug, advises changing passwordsTwitter says there’s no indication that there was a breach or that any of the passwords were misused
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Technology

Robot chefs: Hype or a sign of industry change?

Robot fast-food chefs: Hype or a sign of industry change?Robots can’t yet bake a souffle or fold a burrito, but they can cook up vegetables and grains and spout them into a bowl
  • Technology
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Business

Apple shareholders collect $102B after Trump tax cut
Apple will spend $100 billion buying back its stock, a move that will enrich shareholders by driving up its stock price

Apple shareholders collect $102B after Trump tax cutApple will spend $100 billion buying back its stock, a move that will enrich shareholders by driving up its stock price
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Business

Zuckerberg pledges to ‘keep building’ Facebook

Zuckerberg pledges to ‘keep building’ FacebookThe Facebook CEO sought to project a “we’re all in this together” mood
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Business

FCC’s Carr wants to clear the road for connectivity

FCC’s Carr wants to clear the road for connectivityCommissioner’s day in metro Detroit includes stop at autonomous vehicle site — and boxing faceoff with 3-year-old
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Business

Sprint, T-Mobile have to sell deal to antitrust cops

Sprint, T-Mobile have to sell $26.5B deal to antitrust copsT-Mobile and Sprint aim to convince antitrust regulators that there is plenty of competition for wireless service
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Business

Sprint, T-Mobile agree to combine in $26.5 billion deal

Sprint, T-Mobile agree to combine in $26.5 billion dealThe big unknown is whether the deal will win approval from the Trump administration’s antitrust regulators
  • Business
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Technology

Tech giants’ kids’ ‘fixes’ amount to baby steps

Tech giants’ kids’ ‘fixes’ amount to baby stepsFacebook adds ‘sleep’ mode to Messenger Kids service to let parents limit its use
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Technology

Distracted by technology? Microsoft tries to help

Distracted by technology? Microsoft tries to helpWindows 10 upgrade will allow workers to temporarily switch off email and social media notifications
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Business

Amazon raising price of annual Prime membership to $119

Amazon raising price of annual Prime membership to $119The online retailer recently disclosed for the first time that it has more than 100 million Prime members worldwide
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Technology

Microsoft Windows adapts as its importance declines

Microsoft Windows adapts as its importance declinesWindows has become a complement to Microsoft’s other offerings
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Technology

Poll: Young Americans less apt to use unique passwords

Poll: Younger Americans less apt to use unique passwordsAnyone who reuses a password increases their chances of falling victim to data theft
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Detroit

Students set to turn Detroit into Robot City

Students set to turn Detroit into Robot CityThousands descend on city for the world’s largest robotics competition at Cobo Center and Ford Field through Saturday
  • Detroit
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Technology

For first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

For first time, Facebook spells out what it forbidsThe standards themselves aren’t changing, but the details reveal some interesting tidbits
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Business

Amazon is said to be working on home robots
Following the success of the Kindle and Echo, Amazon is working on a secret plan to develop domestic robots

Amazon is said to be working on home robotsFollowing the success of the Kindle and Echo, Amazon is working on a secret plan to develop domestic robots
  • Business
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Technology

Russia adds Google IPs to registry of banned sites

Russia adds Google IPs to registry of banned sitesThe move blocked access to millions of sites, including many Russian businesses
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Technology

UK calls on social media firms to protect children
Health secretary: Social media exposes children to “harmful emotional side effects”

UK calls on social media firms to protect childrenHealth secretary: Social media exposes children to “harmful emotional side effects”
  • Technology
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Business

After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?

After Facebook scrutiny, is Google next?Advertising and privacy experts say a backlash is inevitable against a “Wild West” internet that has escaped scrutiny
  • Business
  • 4 weeks ago
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