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Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 10:47 AM PDT

Amazon Done Visiting the 20 Contenders for New HQ: Sources

Amazon Done Visiting the 20 Contenders for New HQ: Sources

Amazon is done visiting the 20 cities that are finalists in its search for a second headquarters, sources close to the process told NBC News Wednesday. Amazon's "HQ2" will bring a $5 billion investment and...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 05:22 PM PDT

Facebook: We're Better at Policing Nudity Than Hate Speech

Facebook: We're Better at Policing Nudity Than Hate Speech

Getting rid of racist, sexist and other hateful remarks on Facebook is more challenging than weeding out other types of unacceptable posts because computer programs still stumble over the nuances of human...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 01:12 PM PDT

Uber Changes Policy for Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Uber Changes Policy for Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Uber's ride-hailing service will give its U.S. passengers and drivers more leeway to pursue claims of sexual misconduct, its latest attempt to shed its reputation for brushing aside bad behavior. The shift...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 09:49 AM PDT

Musk Tells Tesla Employees of Major Upcoming Shakeup: Memo

Musk Tells Tesla Employees of Major Upcoming Shakeup: Memo

Tesla CEO Elon Musk plans to "flatten" the company's structure, he told employees in a memo obtained by CNBC Monday. "To ensure that Tesla is well prepared for the future, we have been undertaking a thorough...

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 07:40 AM PDT

Facebook Suspends About 200 Apps That May Have Misused Data

Facebook Suspends About 200 Apps That May Have Misused Data

Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may have misused data. The social media giant said in a blog post Monday that the suspensions resulted from its investigation into all apps that had access...

Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 02:59 PM PDT

Tesla 'Does Not Know' if Autopilot Used in Crash

Tesla 'Does Not Know' if Autopilot Used in Crash

A Tesla sedan with a semi-autonomous Autopilot feature has rear-ended a fire department truck at 60 mph (97 kph) apparently without braking before impact, but police say it's unknown if the Autopilot feature was...

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 10:58 PM PDT

Tesla's Top Vehicle Engineer Is 'Taking Time Off'

Tesla's Top Vehicle Engineer Is 'Taking Time Off'

Amid issues with the Model 3 sedan, Tesla’s senior vice-president of engineering is leaving the company for what the auto maker has characterized as a leave of absence, CNBC reported. Doug Field is reportedly...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 11:13 AM PDT

Equifax Now Says Some Passport Info Was Stolen in Breach

Equifax Now Says Some Passport Info Was Stolen in Breach

Equifax acknowledged a relatively small number of passport images and information were stolen as part of last year's security breach, despite previously denying such a thing occurred. The credit monitoring...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 05:33 AM PDT

Google Sells the Future, Powered by Your Personal Data

Google Sells the Future, Powered by Your Personal Data

Advanced new features rolled out this week by Google, like customized Google Maps suggestions and an assistant that can make appointments over the phone, are underpinned by the massive data trove Google collects...

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 01:03 AM PDT

White House Hosting AI Summit With Tech Firms

White House Hosting AI Summit With Tech Firms

Top U.S. tech executives and researchers are planning to press the Trump administration to invest in artificial intelligence and craft policies they hope will strengthen the economy without displacing jobs. The...

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