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Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 08:28 AM PDT

Facebook Tweaks Tools for Remembering Dead Friends

Facebook Tweaks Tools for Remembering Dead Friends

Facebook will use artificial intelligence to help find profiles of people who have died and will add a "tributes" section to accounts that have been memorialized,

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 07:07 PM PDT

Facebook, Google Face Widening Crackdown Over Online Content

Facebook, Google Face Widening Crackdown Over Online Content

Tech giants like Facebook and Google came under increasing pressure in Europe on Monday when countries proposed stricter rules to force them to block extreme material such as terrorist propaganda and child...

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 07:42 AM PDT

Pinterest Sets Sights on Raising $1.5B in First Public Share Offering

Pinterest Sets Sights on Raising $1.5B in First Public Share Offering

Pinterest, among a gaggle of tech companies planning to go public this year, hopes to raise as much as $1.5 billion in its initial offering of shares. The digital scrapbooking site said in a regulatory...

Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 at 09:57 PM PDT

Tech Entrepreneur Gives $25M in Cryptocurrency to Alma Mater

Tech Entrepreneur Gives $25M in Cryptocurrency to Alma Mater

A tech entrepreneur and his wife have made a very Silicon Valley donation to his San Francisco alma mater — $25 million, mostly in cryptocurrency. The gift from Chris Larsen, founder of cryptocurrency...

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 08:31 AM PDT

Vaccine Wars: Social Media Battle Outbreak of Bogus Claims

Vaccine Wars: Social Media Battle Outbreak of Bogus Claims

Like health officials facing measles outbreaks, internet companies are trying to contain vaccine-related misinformation they have long helped spread. So far, their efforts at quarantine are falling short. The...

Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 at 03:11 PM PDT

Judge Gives Musk, Regulators 2 Weeks to Settle Dispute

Judge Gives Musk, Regulators 2 Weeks to Settle Dispute

A judge urged the Securities and Exchange Commission and Tesla CEO Elon Musk Thursday to amicably settle their dispute over his tweets or she'll decide whether to grant the regulatory agency's request that...

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 at 08:17 PM PDT

Tesla's Output Slows to 77,100 Vehicles in 1st Quarter

Tesla's Output Slows to 77,100 Vehicles in 1st Quarter

Tesla's assembly lines slowed down during a rocky start to the new year, which will likely magnify nagging doubts about whether the electric car pioneer will be able to make the mass-market leap.

Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 at 03:58 AM PDT

Researchers Find More Cases of Facebook App Data Exposure

Researchers Find More Cases of Facebook App Data Exposure

Security researchers have uncovered more instances of Facebook user data being publicly exposed on the internet, further underscoring its struggles as it deals with a slew of privacy and other problems. The...

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 10:32 PM PDT

Google to Require Benefits, Minimum Wage for Contractors

Google to Require Benefits, Minimum Wage for Contractors

Google says it will require staffing companies it works with to pay workers at least $15 an hour and give them health benefits.

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 12:32 PM PDT

Walmart Partners With Google on Grocery Shopping Via Voice

Walmart Partners With Google on Grocery Shopping Via Voice

Walmart will now allow its shoppers to order their groceries by voice through Google's smart home assistant, its latest attempt to challenge Amazon's growing dominance.

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