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Uber pays $20 million to settle claims of driver deceptionUber Technologies is paying $20 million to settle allegations that it duped people into driving for its ride-hailing service with false promises about how much they would earn and how much they would have to pay to finance a car
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Vendors sell their President-elect Donald Trump wares in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, as preparations continue for Friday's presidential inauguration. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
How to watch inauguration events, with or without TVThe lack of a TV set shouldn't prevent you from following Friday's presidential inauguration
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - This 2015 file family photo provided by James P. Cain shows Alexander Pinczowski and his fiance Cameron Cain in Greece. The families of victims of terror attacks in Paris, Brussels and Israel including Alexander and sister Sascha Pinczowski, said social media companies including Facebook and Twitter are aiding terrorists. Plaintiffs' lawyer Robert Tolchin said the companies are helping terror groups network, recruit and advertise their deadly aims. The companies said the lawsuits get it wrong. (James P. Cain via AP, File)
NY lawsuits blame social media in terror attacksIn New York lawsuits, the families of victims of terror attacks in Paris, Brussels and Israel say social media companies including Facebook and Twitter are aiding terrorists
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this March 31, 2014 file photo, HMAS Success scans the southern Indian Ocean, near the coast of Western Australia, as a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion flies over, while searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Nearly three years after a Malaysian airliner vanished, it’s still possible, if unlikely, for a plane to disappear. But that’s changing with new satellites that will soon allow flights to be tracked in real time over oceans. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)
It's getting harder for a plane to vanish and not be foundNearly three years after a Malaysian airliner vanished, it's still possible, if unlikely, for a plane to disappear
The Associated Press12 hours ago
German anti-trust case against Audible, Apple droppedGermany's anti-trust agency says it's dropping its investigation of Amazon subsidiary Audible and Apple after the two companies agreed to end exclusivity deals for audiobook supply and distribution
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Facebook to build its 3rd data center outside US in DenmarkFacebook will build a 56,500 square meter (608,161 square foot) data center in central Denmark, its third such center outside the United States
The Associated Press17 hours ago
An electric vehicle charging station awaits a vehicle in the parking lot at the Hawaii State Legislature on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 in Honolulu. Renewable energy advocates in Hawaii are pushing a bill to urge the transportation sector to get all its energy from renewable sources in 2045. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz)
Hawaii bill aims for 100 percent renewable transportationRenewable energy advocates in Hawaii are pushing a bill to urge the transportation sector to get all its from renewable sources in 2045
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Graphic shows the decline in Netflix's mail order DVD and Blu-ray service; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm;
Netflix's shrinking DVD service faces uncertain futureOriginally cast in a starring role, Netflix's original DVD-by-mail service has been reduced to a bit player _ one that may eventually get killed off as the company focuses on its booming video streaming service
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - This June 18, 2012, file photo shows Oracle headquarters in Redwood City, Calif. The Labor Department is suing Oracle, claiming that the technology giant pays white male workers more than their non-white and female counterparts with the same job titles. In a statement issued Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, Oracle  called the lawsuit "politically motivated, based on false allegations and wholly without merit." (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
US sues Oracle, says it pays white men more than othersThe U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against Oracle, claiming that the technology giant has a "systemic practice" of paying white male workers more than their non-white and female counterparts with the same job titles
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook was the top non-television source for election news cited by supporters of both candidates, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center. The social media site's import as a driver of political news has been underscored by the lingering controversy of people using it to spread false news stories. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Study illustrates Facebook's growth as campaign news sourceFacebook is named as one of top three sources of campaign news by both Trump, Clinton voters
The Associated Press1 day ago
Esquire network will transition from cable to online channelEsquire Network is shutting down as a cable channel and will transition into a digital online outlet
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Correction: Wind Energy storyCorrection: Wind Energy story
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California finishes safety review of wells after blowoutState officials say they completed a safety review of a Los Angeles gas storage facility where a blowout spewed methane for nearly four months
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FTC sues Qualcomm alleging monopoly of semiconductor deviceFederal Trade Commission alleges that Qualcomm uses anticompetitive tactics to maintain monopoly in a key semiconductor device used in cellphones and other devices
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this Jan. 10, 2017 photo, Dr. Aaliya Yaqub points to a large monitor while giving a demonstration of medical checkup at a Forward medical office in San Francisco. After a relative suffered a heart attack a few years ago, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Adrian Aoun got an up-close look at a health-care system that he diagnosed as an inefficient and outdated mess. Now, Aoun is ready to prescribe his remedy. It's called Forward, a health-management service that charges a $149 per month, roughly $1,800 a year, to tend to all of its patients' primary-care needs. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
New prescription: Doctor offices that look like Apple storesSilicon Valley entrepreneur Adrian Aoun believes he has a remedy for a health-care system that he diagnoses as an inefficient and outdated mess
The Associated Press2 days ago
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