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California lawmaker faces harsh attacks over net neutralityA California lawmaker says he's being harassed online because he altered a bill to restore internet neutrality protections
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Uber Driver Was Streaming The Voice Before Fatal Crash"Entirely avoidable." That's what police in Tempe, Arizona, have concluded about the fatal crash involving a self-driving Uber car and a pedestrian in March. One big reason? Police say the person in the car who was supposed to be providing a safety check was streaming The Voice on Hulu, reports...
Newser3 hours ago
FILE- In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich delivers a keynote speech at CES International in Las Vegas. Krzanich is resigning after the company learned of a consensual relationship that he had with an employee. Intel said Thursday, June 21, that the relationship was in violation of the company's non-fraternization policy, which applies to all managers.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
Intel CEO out after consensual relationship with employeeIntel CEO Brian Krzanich out after consensual relationship with employee
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - In this July 12, 2017 file photo, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facial recognition device is ready to scan another passenger at a United Airlines gate at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, in Houston.  Florida’s busiest airport is becoming the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, including U.S. citizens, according to officials there. The expected announcement Thursday, June 21, 2018,  at Orlando International Airport alarms some privacy advocates who say there are no formal rules in place for handling data gleaned from the scans, nor formal guidelines on what should happen if a passenger is wrongly prevented from boarding.   (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
Orlando International Airport to scan faces of US citizensFlorida's busiest airport is becoming the first one in the nation to require all passengers on arriving and departing international flights, including U.S. citizens, to submit to a face scan
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. States will be able to force shoppers to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision June 21, 2018, that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big win for states. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales taxThe Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Orlando Airport Uses Face Scans for All International TravelersThe latest in airport security: Get ready to have your face scanned if you're flying into or out of Florida's Orlando International Airport on an international flight. Other airports already use facial scanning for some departing international flights, but Orlando will be the first airport to require the scans for...
Newser1 day ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 file photo, a college student plays a computer game at an Internet cafe in Seoul, South Korea. On Monday, 18, 2018, the World Health Organization said that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a mental health condition. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Science Says: What makes something truly addictiveVideo game "addiction" decision renews debate over whether behaviors can cause same kind of illness as drugs
The Associated Press1 day ago
Intel's CEO Quits Over Relationship With EmployeeIntel is suddenly looking for a permanent new CEO: In a surprise move, Brian Krzanich has resigned effective immediately after he violated company policy by having a relationship with an underling. The 58-year-old, who became CEO of the tech giant in 2013, had the relationship with an unidentified employee "some...
Newser1 day ago
FILE - This July 27, 2017, file photo shows an AT&T logo at a store in Hialeah, Fla. AT&T is launching a new streaming service incorporating networks from the Time Warner company it just bought for $81 billion. Thursday, June 21, announcement comes just days after AT&T closed its Time Warner deal. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
Days after buying Time Warner, AT&T launches new TV serviceAT&T is launching a new streaming service incorporating networks from the Time Warner company it just bought.
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this Tuesday, June 19, 2018, photo Kevin Systrom, CEO and co-founder of Instagram, prepares for Wednesday's announcement about IGTV in San Francisco. Facebook’s Instagram app is loosening its restraints on video with a new channel that will attempt to lure younger viewers away from Google’s YouTube and pave the way to sell more advertising. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Instagram unveils new video service in challenge to YouTubeInstagram takes headlong plunge into video with new 'IGTV' service that allows longer clips, setting stage for more ads
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this April 20, 2017 file photo, State Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco works at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Sen. Scott Wiener has been pushing legislation to revive regulations repealed last year by the Federal Communications Commission that prevented internet companies from exercising more control over what people watch and see over the internet. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
Net neutrality backers fume as California bill watered downCalifornia legislation that was billed as one of the nation's most aggressive efforts to revive net neutrality was watered down during a tense legislative hearing
The Associated Press1 day ago
Tesla Sues Ex-Employee Who Allegedly Stole Gigs of DataTesla has filed a lawsuit against a former employee whom the company has accused of stealing "gigabytes" of confidential data and allegedly hacking into the computers of its Nevada battery factory. According to Bloomberg , the suit identifies Martin Tripp of Sparks as the employee, who reportedly admitted to investigators that...
Newser1 day ago
FILE- In this April 15, 2018, file photo, the sun shines off the rear deck of a roadster on a Tesla dealer's lot in the south Denver suburb of Littleton, Colo. Tesla is suing a former employee at its Nevada battery factory alleging that he hacked into the manufacturing computers and disclosed confidential trade secrets. The federal lawsuit filed Wednesday, June 20, contends that Martin Tripp of Sparks, Nev., also made false claims to the media about information he stole, including claims that the company used punctured battery cells in the Model 3 electric car. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
Tesla sues ex-employee alleging data theft, leaks to mediaA former employee hacked into computers at Tesla's Nevada battery factory, stole confidential information and combined it with falsehoods in leaks to the media, the electric car maker alleged in a federal lawsuit
The Associated Press2 days ago
Apple signs deal with Sesame Workshop for kids' showsApple is getting into business with the prestigious Sesame Workshop, giving a multiple-series order to the nonprofit organization
The Associated Press2 days ago
Swedish Prime Minister Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, Bengt Kjell, Chairman of the Board SSAB, Marten Gornerup, CEO Hybrit, Jan Mostrom, CEO LKAB, Magnus Hall, CEO Vattenfall, Martin Lindqvist, CEO SSAB, Réni Kolessar, Research Director of Energy Agency and Isabella Lovin Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate, and Deputy Prime Minister, from left, take part in a ceremony marking the construction of pilot plant for fossil-free steel production, a collaboration between LKAB, Vattenfall and SSAB, in the SSAB industrial area in Lulea, Sweden Wednesday June 20, 2018. Sweden has started construction on a factory in the northeastern town of Lulea that will test whether it’s feasible to make steel without burning fossil fuels. (Gustav Sjöholm/TT via AP)
Sweden starts construction on fossil fuel-free steel plantSweden has started construction on a factory that will test whether it's feasible to make steel without burning fossil fuels
The Associated Press2 days ago
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