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FILE - In this April 28, 2016, file photo, visitors gather at a display booth for Google at the 2016 Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing. Google employees are upset with the company’s secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship, and a letter signed by more than a thousand of them calls on executives to review ethics and transparency at the company. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
More than 1,000 Google workers protest censored China searchSome Google employees are upset with the company's secretive plan to build a search engine that would comply with Chinese censorship, and a letter sent to management calls on executives to conduct a review of ethics and transparency at the company
The Associated Press7 hours ago
A self-driving Nuro vehicle parks outside a Fry's supermarket, which is owned by Kroger, as part of a pilot program for grocery deliveries Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Scottsdale, Ariz. Kroger Co. has chosen the Phoenix suburb as a test market for delivering groceries using driverless cars. The Toyota Prius will be used for the deliveries, manned by a human to monitor its performance. During phase two in the fall, deliveries will be made by a completely autonomous vehicle, called an R1, with no human aboard. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveriesKroger initiates testing of driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE- In this Aug. 8, 2018, file photo a mobile phone displays a user's travels using Google Maps in New York. Days after an Associated Press investigation revealed that Google is storing the locations of users even if they turn a privacy setting called “Location History” off, the company has changed a help page that erroneously described how the setting works. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policyGoogle clarifies that it tracks users who disable location history, but hasn't changed policy
The Associated Press14 hours ago
US and Chile agree to cooperate on cyber securityU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Chilean counterpart signed an agreement pledging closer cooperation in combating cyber threats
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Tesla 'Whistleblower' Airs Alleged Evidence on TwitterA former Tesla technician continues to cause headaches for CEO Elon Musk. "Are you ready?" Martin Tripp tweeted Wednesday before unleashing internal documents and photos he alleges show scrap piles, "bent" cooling tubes, and "reworked" M3 battery modules at Tesla's battery factory in Nevada, backing his claims of dangerous practices,...
Newser1 day ago
FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company’s rules against inciting violence. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
After Alex Jones timeout, Twitter CEO mulls deeper changesTwitter first gave conspiratorialist Alex Jones a brief time out; then its CEO floated the ideas of deeper changes that might limit the spread of misinformation
The Associated Press1 day ago
Report: SEC subpoenas Tesla about CEO's buyout plansThe Wall Street Journal is reporting the government regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk's recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company’s rules against inciting violence. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
The Latest: Report-CEO rethinking 'core parts' of TwitterReport: Twitter CEO Dorsey is rethinking 'core parts' of the service to fight disinformation
The Associated Press1 day ago
Girl, 6, Spends $350 on Toys Using Mom's Amazon AccountA 6-year-old Utah girl gained viral fame over the weekend after her cousin tweeted a photo of little Caitlin standing next to a stack of Amazon boxes bigger than she is—packages full of toys Caitlin ordered for herself, unbeknownst to her family, who found out only when they were...
Newser1 day ago
Musk's Tweet Gets Tesla an SEC Subpoena, Sources SayThere were rumblings that the SEC wanted to talk to Elon Musk about his tweet saying he was considering taking Tesla private and had "funding secured." Now, sources tell Fox Business Network , the San Francisco office of the SEC has indeed subpoenaed Tesla and the investigation is a "formal" one....
Newser1 day ago
Shipwreck Packed With Gold May Be a Convoluted ScamIt sounded too good to be true. Now, officials say it really might have been. In mid-July the South Korea-based Shinil Group announced it had discovered the wreck of the Russian Imperial Navy cruiser Dmitrii Donskoi and that the 200 tons of gold it was carrying when it sank in...
Newser1 day ago
Alex Jones Called for 'Battle Rifles.' Twitter Called for a SuspensionThe Twitter-Alex Jones saga continues. "We'll enforce [our rules]" if Jones breaks them, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey promised last week amid backlash on why the conspiracy theorist accused of hate speech is still afforded a platform on Dorsey's site, and it appears Twitter has followed through. The Verge reports Jones'...
Newser2 days ago
One US City Will Now Scan Its Subway CommutersAll humans emit body waves, but if they're concealing an object under their clothes, that object blocks the waves—exactly what the Transportation Security Administration is banking on with the installation of the country's first body scanners in a transit agency. The subway system getting the first crack at these...
Newser2 days ago
FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Alex Jones, a right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist, arrives at the courthouse in Austin, Texas. Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company’s rules against inciting violence. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, File)
Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for 1 weekTwitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago.  Tesla is forming a special committee to evaluate  Musk’s plan to take the company private. The electric car maker said Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018  that the committee will include three independent directors. The committee has yet to receive a formal proposal from Musk on a going private transaction. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
Tesla forms committee to assess proposal to go privateTesla's board is preparing to evaluate CEO Elon Musk's brewing buyout bid with a three-member committee that includes a director whose objectivity has been recently questioned
The Associated Press2 days ago
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