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Monday, Dec 4, 2017 at 07:51 PM PST

Facebook Launches Parent-Controlled Messenger App for Kids

Facebook Launches Parent-Controlled Messenger App for Kids

Facebook is launching a messaging app for children to chat with their parents and with friends approved by their parents. The free app is aimed at kids under 13, who can't yet have their own accounts under...

Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 at 01:18 PM PST

Dow Closes Above 24,000 Ahead of Senate Tax Vote

Dow Closes Above 24,000 Ahead of Senate Tax Vote

The Dow Jones industrial average hit another milestone Thursday, closing above 24,000 for the first time, CNBC reported. It closed at 331.67-points, with United Technologies leading the way. The S&P 500 also...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 07:41 PM PST

FCC Head Ajit Pai Goes After Hollywood, Tech Companies

FCC Head Ajit Pai Goes After Hollywood, Tech Companies

The head of the Federal Communications Commission defended his plan to undo the country's net-neutrality rules by bringing the culture wars to telecommunications policy. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai last week unveiled...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 04:19 PM PST

Uber Facing Federal Probe on Allegations of Espionage

Uber Facing Federal Probe on Allegations of Espionage

Federal prosecutors are investigating allegations that Uber deployed an espionage team to plunder trade secrets from its rivals. The revelation triggered a delay in a high-profile trial over whether the...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 05:13 AM PST

Arby's Buying Buffalo Wild Wings in Deal Valued at $2.4B

Arby's Buying Buffalo Wild Wings in Deal Valued at $2.4B

Arby's is buying casual dining chain Buffalo Wild Wings in a deal worth about $2.4 billion. Arby's Restaurant Group Inc. said Tuesday that it will pay $157 per share. That's a 7 percent premium to Buffalo Wild...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 05:44 PM PST

Judge Sides With Trump's Pick to Take Over Consumer Agency

Judge Sides With Trump's Pick to Take Over Consumer Agency

President Donald Trump scored a victory Tuesday when a federal judge refused to block the president's choice to temporarily run the nation's top consumer financial watchdog and, for the moment, ended a...

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 10:28 PM PST

How Trump's Pick to Lead Fed Could Differ From Today's Chair

How Trump's Pick to Lead Fed Could Differ From Today's Chair

Jerome Powell's confirmation to be chairman of the Federal Reserve is considered all but certain. Yet when a Senate committee holds a hearing Tuesday on Powell's nomination, one question will hover above the...

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 04:33 PM PST

Facebook Turns to AI to Help Prevent Suicides

Facebook Turns to AI to Help Prevent Suicides

Facebook is turning to artificial intelligence to detect if someone might be contemplating suicide. Facebook already has mechanisms for flagging posts from people thinking about harming themselves. The new...

Monday, Nov 27, 2017 at 04:37 PM PST

Black Friday Gun Background Checks Break Records

Black Friday Gun Background Checks Break Records

Fear of a crackdown following recent massacres in Las Vegas and Texas appears to be one of the reasons Black Friday was a banner day for gun buyers, with the FBI reporting a record 203,086 background checks for...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 11:13 AM PST

Effort to Oust Trump Name, Management in Luxury Panama Hotel

Effort to Oust Trump Name, Management in Luxury Panama Hotel

Owners of the Trump International Hotel in Panama are working to strip President Donald Trump's name from the 70-story building and fire the hotel management company run by Trump's family. The property once paid...

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