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This undated image made available by Elon Musk on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 shows a new spacesuit from his company SpaceX. It's designed for its crewed flights planned for 2018. (SpaceX via AP)
SpaceX unveils sleek, white spacesuit for astronaut travelSpaceX has unveiled a sleek white spacesuit for its Dragon manned flights, coming up next year
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017, file photo from left, Backpage.com CEO Carl Ferrer, former owner James Larkin, COO Andrew Padilla, and former owner Michael Lacey, are sworn-in on Capitol Hill in Washington, prior to testifying before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee hearing into Backpage.com's alleged facilitation of online sex trafficking. California prosecutors can bring money laundering charges against the creators of the website that prosecutors label an online brothel, a judge ruled Wednesday, Aug. 23, but dismissed other charges months after another judge threw out the entire case as violating free speech and federal protections. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
Judge allows money laundering charges against Backpage execsA judge is allowing money laundering charges against the creators of a website that prosecutors have labeled an online brothel
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - This Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, file photo shows an Amazon sign at a store in Hialeah, Fla. Whole Foods shareholders voted Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, to bless a $13.7 billion union with Amazon that the organic grocery chain's CEO had called "love at first sight." By buying Whole Foods, Amazon will get more than 460 stores and potentially very lucrative data about how shoppers behave offline. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
Regulators, Whole Foods shareholders approve Amazon dealWhole Foods shareholders say yes to Amazon's $13.7 billion takeover bid of the organic grocer
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Koh Dong-jin, president of the mobile communications business of Samsung Electronics, talks about the Galaxy Note 7 during the unveiling of the company's Galaxy Note 8, in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. Samsung is trying to move past last year's disastrous Galaxy Note 7 launch with a successor sporting a dual-lens camera, animated messages, expanded note-taking and lower battery capacity. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Up from the ashes: Samsung unveils successor to Note 7 phoneSamsung is trying to move past last year's disastrous Galaxy Note 7 launch with a successor sporting a dual-lens camera, animated messages, expanded note-taking _ and lower battery capacity
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE- In this combo of file photos shows, a Google sign at a store on Aug. 7, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla., bottom, and a Walmart sign on June 1, 2017, in Hialeah Gardens, Fla. Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, said Wednesday, Aug. 23, that it’s working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items from laundry detergent to Legos for voice shopping through Google Assistant. The capability will be available in late September. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
Walmart joins forces with Google on voice-activated shoppingWalmart teams up with Google on voice shopping as a direct challenge to Amazon
The Associated Press11 hours ago
ARCHIVO - En esta foto del 22 de mayo del 2012 se ve una señal de alerta en un espejo retrovisor de un Ford Taurus en un área de pruebas en Oxon Hill, Maryland, Estados Unidos. Sistemas electrónicos para prevenir que automóviles se salgan de la carrilera o que advierten a los choferes cuando se acerca otro coche por su ángulo muerto están comenzando a alcanzar su potencial de reducir accidentes considerablemente, dicen dos estudios publicados el miércoles, 23 de agosto del 2017. (AP Foto/Susan Walsh)
Studies: Automated safety systems are preventing car crashesResearchers say safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, then Treasury Secretary-designate Stephen Mnuchin and his then-fiancee, Louise Linton, arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. Linton responded to a social media critic on Aug. 21, 2017, telling the mother of three that that she was “adorably out of touch.” Mnuchin and Linton were married in June. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Glam shot gets ugly: Mnuchin wife touts style, slams criticThe wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin dove headlong into a social media skirmish this week, blasting a critic of an Instagram post documenting her high fashion choices.
The Associated Press1 day ago
Report: Iran says Twitter ready to talk on unblocking siteIran's new telecommunications minister says Twitter is ready to talk about unblocking access to the microblogging site
The Associated Press1 day ago
NFL, Electronic Arts unveil Madden '18 competitionNFL fans and gamers can play their way to the Super Bowl _ if they're good enough at the newest edition of "Madden NFL 18."
The Associated Press2 days ago
Sisters Courtney, left, and Ashley Chang pose for photos with friends next to the newly-unveiled sculpture of the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in New York. Oreo boasts several new features, including the ability to respond to notifications directly on a phone's home screen and the ability to access apps without installing them on a device. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo"An upcoming update to Google's Android software finally has a name: Oreo
The Associated Press2 days ago
UK promises to prosecute online hate crimes vigorouslyBritish prosecutors are promising to prosecute hate crimes as vigorously online as in person
The Associated Press2 days ago
This photo combo of images shows, clockwise, from upper left: a Google sign at a store in Hialeah, Fla., the Twitter app displayed on a smartphone, PayPal headquarters in San Jose, Calif., and the Facebook app displayed on an iPad. It took a violent rally to get tech companies, such as these and others, to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence. (AP Photo)
Tech companies continue efforts to banish extremist accountsTech companies continue efforts to banish extremist accounts
The Associated Press5 days ago
FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, then-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, Calif. Former Uber CEO Kalanick is skewering a lawsuit filed by a former ally, describing it as a malicious attempt to sever his remaining ties to the ride-hailing service that he co-founded. Kalanick lashed out in legal documents filed late Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in response to a lawsuit filed against Uber a week earlier by one of its major investors and a former Kalanick supporter, Benchmark Capital. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing companyFormer Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is skewering a lawsuit filed by a former ally, describing it as a malicious attempt to sever his remaining ties to the ride-hailing service that he co-founded
The Associated Press5 days ago
Wisconsin state Assembly Speaker Robin Vos joins with fellow Republicans to defend a $3 billion tax break package for electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group that the Assembly was set to pass on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)
Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion for FoxconnWith bipartisan support the Wisconsin Assembly has approved a $3 billion tax break for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state
The Associated Press6 days ago
FILE- In this Oct. 27, 2016, file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an announcement of new products in Cupertino, Calif. Apple is donating $2 million to two human rights groups as part of Cook’s pledge to help lead the fight against the hate that fueled the violence in Charlottesville, Va., during a white-nationalist rally. Cook made the commitment late Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, in an internal memo obtained by The Associated Press.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Apple CEO makes $2 million pledge to fight hateApple is donating $2 million to two human rights groups as part of CEO Tim Cook's pledge to help lead the fight against the hate that fueled the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia
The Associated Press6 days ago
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