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Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 06:07 AM PDT

Facebook to Pay Record $5 Billion in FTC Fine

Facebook to Pay Record $5 Billion in FTC Fine

The Federal Trade Commission announced a $5 billion settlement with Facebook on Wednesday to end an investigation into the company’s privacy practices. It’s a record penalty that shows the federal...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 11:46 PM PDT

Tesla Posts $408M Loss in 2Q, Causing Stock to Plummet

Tesla Posts $408M Loss in 2Q, Causing Stock to Plummet

Tesla lost $408 million in its latest quarter as it struggles to prove it can make money selling electric cars at mass-market prices. “We have to make cars more affordable,” Musk conceded.

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 03:59 PM PDT

DoorDash CEO: Company Will Pay Full Tips Following Backlash

DoorDash CEO: Company Will Pay Full Tips Following Backlash

DoorDash CEO Tony Xu said on Twitter on Wednesday that the company will soon change its policy to make sure that its drivers receive the full tip given by customers. The comments come following a backlash...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 03:12 PM PDT

Tinder Introduces Safety Feature to Protect LGBTQ Travelers

Tinder Introduces Safety Feature to Protect LGBTQ Travelers

Tinder unveiled a new personal security feature Wednesday aimed at protecting LGBTQ users when they visit countries where same-sex relationships are outlawed or criminalized, NBC News reported. Upon opening...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 01:42 PM PDT

Calif. Health Dept. Approves 'World's First' Fully Robotic Ice Cream Vendors

Calif. Health Dept. Approves 'World's First' Fully Robotic Ice Cream Vendors

An unattended, robotic vending machine that serves frozen yogurt – toppings and all – in 60 seconds or less been approved by the California Department of Public Health. Generation NEXT Franchise Brands – a...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 01:13 AM PDT

Famous Tech YouTuber Has Side Gig as Ultimate Frisbee Pro

Famous Tech YouTuber Has Side Gig as Ultimate Frisbee Pro

Professional Ultimate Frisbee players need to have second jobs to make ends meet. Marques Brownlee's day job just happens to be more lucrative than most.

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 04:25 PM PDT

SpaceX Scrubs Launch of Resupply Mission, Set for Thursday

SpaceX Scrubs Launch of Resupply Mission, Set for Thursday

Bad weather in Florida Wednesday forced Hawthorne-based SpaceX to delay the planned launch of a supply mission to the International Space Station.

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 06:11 AM PDT

Record $5B Facebook Fine Won't End Scrutiny of the Company

Record $5B Facebook Fine Won't End Scrutiny of the Company

Facebook survived its latest brush with U.S. privacy regulators, at the cost of a record $5 billion fine and other restrictions imposed by the Federal Trade Commission. But it's far from home free. While the...

Monday, Jul 22, 2019 at 01:39 PM PDT

Microsoft Pays $25 million to Settle Corruption Charges

Microsoft Pays $25 million to Settle Corruption Charges

Microsoft is paying more than $25 million to settle federal corruption charges involving a bribery scheme in Hungary and other foreign offices. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Microsoft will...

Sunday, Jul 21, 2019 at 05:56 PM PDT

As Instagram Tests Its 'Like' Ban, Influencers Will Have to Shift Tactics to Make Money

As Instagram Tests Its 'Like' Ban, Influencers Will Have to Shift Tactics to Make Money

Instagram's test of hiding "likes" on posts just expanded to more markets around the globe. For influencers, or individuals who work with brands to promote services or products on social media, this will likely...

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