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Google offices
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June 15, 2018 - 11:13 am
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google barely raised the number of women and under-represented minorities among its ranks, while it got less white and more Asian over the past year, according to the search giant's fifth annual diversity report . The report released Thursday comes a week after...
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 Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that exploited the vulnerability to collect evidence in criminal investigations.
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June 15, 2018 - 10:28 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that have been exploiting the vulnerability to collect evidence in criminal investigations. The loophole...
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Fitbit
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June 15, 2018 - 10:22 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — U.S. prosecutors have charged one current and five former employees of San Francisco-based Fitbit, Inc. with possessing trade secrets stolen from rival company Jawbone. An indictment filed Thursday in federal court in Northern California says the employees received the...
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Dreamstime
David Madden
June 14, 2018 - 8:31 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Newly released revenue numbers from Atlantic City's seven casinos might make some worry. But not casino regulators. Figures from the Division of Gaming Enforcement for the month of May show the so-called "casino win" — general gaming profits — at $193 million,...
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Microsoft is working on automated checkout technology that could help retailers compete with Amazon’s new cashier-less stores.
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June 14, 2018 - 6:43 pm
Microsoft is working on automated checkout technology that could help retailers compete with Amazon's new cashier-less stores. One firm building automated checkout systems, Ava Retail, said Thursday it is working with Microsoft on the technology for physical stores. Both companies have headquarters...
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U.S. retail sales rose by the most in six months in May, as consumers spent more at home and garden stores, gas stations and restaurants.
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June 14, 2018 - 2:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales rose by the most in six months in May, a sign that confident consumers are leading a strong economic rebound after a slow start to the year. Yet with high gas prices and inflation eating away at income gains made by workers, Americans may not be able to maintain...
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Bitcoin ATM
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June 13, 2018 - 2:27 pm
LONDON (AP) — The price of bitcoin fell to a four-month low of $6,370 on Wednesday, days after South Korean virtual currency exchange Coinrail said hackers had stolen over $37 million, or almost a third of the virtual currency it had stored. After Coinrail announced the theft, the price of bitcoin...
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This Aug. 1, 2017, file photo shows the 21st Century Fox sign outside of the News Corporation headquarters building in New York.
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June 13, 2018 - 7:12 am
By Mae Anderson, AP Technology Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast will likely bid for Fox's entertainment business as early as Wednesday now that a federal judge has cleared AT&T's $85 billion takeover of Time Warner. If Comcast succeeds in outbidding Disney for Fox, a major cable distributor would...
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In this Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, file photo, the AT&T logo is positioned above one of its retail stores, in New York.
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June 12, 2018 - 5:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge approved the $85 billion mega-merger of AT&T and Time Warner on Tuesday, a move that could usher in a wave of media consolidation while shaping how much consumers pay for streaming TV and movies. U.S. District Judge Richard Leon green-lit the merger without...
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Thomas Daniels, Uber driver
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Cherri Gregg
June 12, 2018 - 1:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Uber is changing course after barring a number of Pennsylvanians with old drug convictions from driving for its ride-hailing service. The original decision was based on a Delaware law that prohibits individuals with certain types of drug convictions from working as...
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