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FILE- In this combo of file photos shows, a Google sign at a store on Aug. 7, 2017, in Hialeah, Fla., bottom, and a Walmart sign on June 1, 2017, in Hialeah Gardens, Fla. Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, said Wednesday, Aug. 23, that it’s working with Google to offer hundreds of thousands of items from laundry detergent to Legos for voice shopping through Google Assistant. The capability will be available in late September. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
Walmart joins forces with Google on voice-activated shoppingWalmart teams up with Google on voice shopping as a direct challenge to Amazon
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Friday, June 16, 2017, file photo, groceries from Whole Foods Market sit in a cart before being loaded into a car, outside a store in Jackson, Miss. On Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017, Whole Foods shareholders will be voting on whether to approve Amazon’s $13.7 billion takeover bid of the organic grocer. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
Whole Foods shareholders say yes to Amazon dealWhole Foods shareholders say yes to Amazon's $13.7 billion takeover bid of the organic grocer
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this May 22, 2012 file photo, professional test driver Dave McMillan demonstrates the dashboard warning signal at an automobile test area in Oxon Hill. Safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes, according to two studies released Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Studies: Automated safety systems are preventing car crashesResearchers say safety systems to prevent cars from drifting into another lane or that warn drivers of vehicles in their blind spots are beginning to live up to their potential to significantly reduce crashes
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, then Treasury Secretary-designate Stephen Mnuchin and his then-fiancee, Louise Linton, arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. Linton responded to a social media critic on Aug. 21, 2017, telling the mother of three that that she was “adorably out of touch.” Mnuchin and Linton were married in June. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Glam shot gets ugly: Mnuchin wife touts style, slams criticThe wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin dove headlong into a social media skirmish this week, blasting a critic of an Instagram post documenting her high fashion choices.
The Associated Press17 hours ago
This Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, photo shows a Verizon wireless sign in Miami. Verizon is raising the price on its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version of it as wireless carriers battle each other for customers. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
Verizon tweaks prices, cuts video quality on unlimited plansVerizon is raising the price on its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version of it as wireless carriers battle each other for customers
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Report: Iran says Twitter ready to talk on unblocking siteIran's new telecommunications minister says Twitter is ready to talk about unblocking access to the microblogging site
The Associated Press1 day ago
NFL, Electronic Arts unveil Madden '18 competitionNFL fans and gamers can play their way to the Super Bowl _ if they're good enough at the newest edition of "Madden NFL 18."
The Associated Press1 day ago
Sisters Courtney, left, and Ashley Chang pose for photos with friends next to the newly-unveiled sculpture of the Android 8.0 Oreo operating system, Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, in New York. Oreo boasts several new features, including the ability to respond to notifications directly on a phone's home screen and the ability to access apps without installing them on a device. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Google to serve next version of Android as 'Oreo"An upcoming update to Google's Android software finally has a name: Oreo
The Associated Press1 day ago
UK promises to prosecute online hate crimes vigorouslyBritish prosecutors are promising to prosecute hate crimes as vigorously online as in person
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 continue efforts to banish extremist accountsTech companies continue efforts to banish extremist accounts
The Associated Press4 days ago
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 Press4 days 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 Press5 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 Press5 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 Press5 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 Press5 days ago
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