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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 Press1 day 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 Press2 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 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 banishing extremists after CharlottesvilleMajor tech companies are taking a stand against white supremacists in the wake of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - This file image provided by HBO shows John Oliver on the set of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver." HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company. On Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, the hacking group OurMine took over several of HBO’s Twitter accounts, including for the “Game of Thrones” and John Oliver shows. The group posted that “we are just testing your security” and asked HBO to contact it for an upgrade. (Eric Liebowitz/HBO via AP, File)
HBO regains control of hacked social media accountsHBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company
The Associated Press2 days ago
Napoli's Jorginho celebrates after scoring during a Champions League playoff round, first leg soccer match between Napoli and Nice at San Paolo stadium in Naples, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. (Cesare Abbate/ANSA Via AP)
Turner is latest to plan sports streaming serviceTurner is the latest TV company to plan a sports streaming app as traditional television companies chase millennial audiences
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - This Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, file photo taken in San Francisco and provided by Ford Motor Company shows a Ford Transit passenger van operated by Chariot shuttle service and a bicycle operated by bike-share company Motivate. New Ford CEO Jim Hackett says the company isn’t taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future. In September 2016, Ford bought Chariot, an app-based shuttle service that originally operated 100 14-passenger vans in the San Francisco area. Since then it’s tripled the fleet and expanded to New York, Seattle and Austin, Texas. The company also is spending $1 billion to buy a budding robotics startup, Argo AI, to acquire more expertise for autonomous vehicles. (Tommy Lau/Ford Motor Co. via AP, File)
New Ford CEO says company will balance present with futureThe new CEO of Ford Motor Co. says the company isn't taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future
The Associated Press2 days ago
Hyundai unveils new fuel cell SUV with longer travel rangeHyundai Motor says its new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will travel more than 580 kilometers (360 miles) between fill-ups
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this June 25, 2015, file photo, Muslim comedian Dean Obeidallah speaks at a news conference in New York. Obeidallah, a Muslim-American radio host, is accusing Andrew Anglin, the publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website, of defaming him by falsely labeling him the “mastermind” of a deadly concert bombing in England, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
Neo-Nazi site's publisher says he's got no home on internetA neo-Nazi publisher says his website, The Daily Stormer, has "effectively been banned from the internet" after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia.
The Associated Press3 days ago
Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Metro hold a two-day pilot program of new body scanner at Union Station in Los Angeles Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. Passengers boarding subway trains in Los Angeles may soon be shuffled through airport-style body scanners that are aimed to detect firearms and explosives. Officials say the machines can scan about 600 people per hour. (AP Photo/Mike Balsamo)
Body scanners being piloted in Los Angeles subway systemPassengers boarding subway trains in Los Angeles may soon be shuffled through airport-style body scanners that are aimed to detect firearms and explosives
The Associated Press3 days ago
This Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, photo shows an Amazon sign at a store in Hialeah, Fla. U.S. President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on Amazon, and he says the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers." Amazon did not immediately respond to an emailed request for comment. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
On a chaotic day in DC, Trump goes after Amazon, againPresident Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on Amazon, and he says the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers."
The Associated Press3 days ago
Scottish Parliament under cyberattack, no systems breachedOfficials at the Scottish Parliament say the legislature's IT systems are under sustained cyberattack but have not been breached
The Associated Press3 days ago
People watch from an adjoining room as German Chancellor Angela Merkel is interviewed by Youtubers and the online community in a livestream in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017.  (Wolfgang Kumm/dpa via AP)
German Chancellor Merkel's favorite emoji is a smileyGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel's favorite emoji is a smiley _ and on a good day it's one with a heart
The Associated Press3 days ago
People watch as Britain's new flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives in Portsmouth, Britain, Wednesday Aug. 16, 2017.  HMS Queen Elizabeth has arrived at its home port in southern England to great fanfare.  Crowds lined the harbor on Wednesday to welcome the ship to Portsmouth Naval Base, where the 919-foot (280-meter) vessel will be based for its estimated 50-year lifespan.(Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
New UK aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives at portBritain's new flagship aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has arrived at its home port in southern England to great fanfare
The Associated Press3 days ago
World's biggest shipper: cyberattack cost up to $300 millionDanish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk says the June cyberattack that chiefly paralyzed its core shipping business is estimated to have cost $200 million-$300 million
The Associated Press3 days ago
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