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United Parcel Service employee Liz Perez scans an Amazon Prime package for delivery in Miami, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Amazon Prime Day was launched July 16. The event is in four new countries this year and will be six hours longer than last year's. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Amazon pokes fun at glitches, says tech gadgets popularAmazon pokes fun at glitches, while retail experts wish for more discounts on national brands
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
This photo provided by Facebook shows Jessica Hodgins. Facebook is announcing several academic hires in artificial intelligence, including Carnegie Mellon researcher Jessica Hodgins, who's known for her work making animated figures move in more human-like ways. Yann LeCun, Facebook's chief AI scientist, says some of the best ideas for getting AI systems to learn faster and with less data are coming from the field of robotics.   (Facebook via AP)
Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AIFacebook announced several new hires of top academics in the field of artificial intelligence Tuesday, including top roboticists. Why does Facebook care about robots?
The Associated Press3 hours ago
EU security chief: 'far too much' online extremist contentThe European Union's security chief has urged the bloc's 28 members to work together to combat illegal extremist content on the internet, saying there is "far too much" of it online
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Netflix Stock Bombs After Critical MiscalculationNetflix's share price, which had more than doubled since the start of the year, tumbled Monday after the company admitted that subscriber growth is beginning to slow down. In a letter to shareholders, the company said subscriber growth between April and June had been 5.2 million—1 million below...
Newser11 hours ago
FILE - In this April 26, 2018, file photo, a man lies on the sidewalk beside a recyclable trash bin in San Francisco. San Francisco voters will decide in November 2018 whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services in a city struggling with income inequality. Supporters collected enough signatures to get the measure on the ballot. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
San Francisco to consider tax on companies to help homelessSan Francisco voters will decide in November whether to tax large businesses to pay for homeless and housing services in a city struggling with income inequality
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - This March 20, 2018, file photo shows the Uber app on an iPad in Baltimore. U.S. employment regulators are investigating allegations that Uber set up a pay scale that discriminated against women working for the ride-hailing service. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Source: Uber facing probe into alleged gender discriminationSource says government regulators are investigating whether Uber's pay structure discriminated against the ride-hailing service's women workers
The Associated Press21 hours ago
FILE- In this Aug. 3, 2017, file photo, Myrtice Harris applies tape to a package before shipment at an Amazon fulfillment center in Baltimore. Amazon's Prime Day starts July 16, 2018, and will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch new products. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Amazon's Prime Day runs into early snagsAmazon runs into early snags on its much-hyped Prime Day
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE- This March 19, 2018, file photo shows the Netflix app on an iPad in Baltimore. Netflix, Inc. reports earnings Monday, July 16. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Netflix drops dud on Wall St. as subscriber growth flopsNetflix's second-quarter subscriber growth disappoints investors, causing stock to fall 14 percent.
The Associated Press23 hours ago
The business magnate has greatly increased his tweeting in recent months drawing even more followers - well over 22 million.
Elon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for his businessElon Musk's social media conduct may be bad for business, could land him in court facing defamation lawsuit
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Monday, May 1, 2017, file photo, the WGN Radio sign appears on the side of Tribune Tower, in downtown Chicago. The Federal Communications Commission will review Sinclair’s $3.9 billion deal for Tribune’s television stations after its chairman raised “serious concerns.” (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
FCC head has 'serious concerns' with Sinclair-Tribune dealThe chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is raising "serious concerns" about Sinclair's $3.9 billion deal for Tribune's television stations.
The Associated Press1 day ago
Amazon Goes Down at Start of Prime DayAccording to Business Insider , CNET , TechCrunch , and a bunch of irritated would-be customers posting about it on Twitter , Amazon was having serious technical difficulties as its much-anticipated Prime Day started Monday. Outage reports spiked around 3pm Eastern, just as the 36-hour sale was starting, but the site appeared to go...
Newser1 day ago
Why a 2009 Romance Novel Costs $2,812.48 on AmazonWith most Amazon articles focused on Prime-Day deals , the New York Times is out with a story focusing on the opposite end of the spectrum: the astronomical prices some third-party sellers are attaching to books sold on the site. It zeroes in on romance author Deborah Macgillivray, who in June...
Newser1 day ago
In this Friday, July 13, 2018 photo, students wait to be picked up by parents at Animo Westside Charter Middle School following a summer session to introduce new students to the school they will attend in the fall, in the Playa Del Rey area of Los Angeles. Animo is one of many schools to benefit from donations by billionaires that are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
AP Analysis: Billionaires fuel powerful state charter groupsBillionaires are influencing state education policy by giving money to state-level charter support organizations to sustain, defend and expand the charter schools movement across the country
The Associated Press1 day ago
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks at a news conference at the Department of Justice, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington. From left, Assistant Attorney General John Demers, Rosenstein, and Acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Ed O'Callaghan. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Mueller probe IDs long-hidden hackersThe special counsel's probe of the 2016 election is now directly linked to the Russian government.
The Associated Press3 days ago
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks at a news conference at the Department of Justice, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Washington. From left, Assistant Attorney General John Demers, Rosenstein, and Acting Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General Ed O'Callaghan. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Long-hidden hackers unmasked by US special counselOne of the Russian military intelligence officers indicted Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller was Lt. Aleksey Lukashev, an email phishing specialist who went by the alias Den Katenberg
The Associated Press3 days ago
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