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Intel CEO Challenge: Pick From Thin Bench, or Look Outside
23 Jun 2018 at 12:37am
Brian Krzanich?s resignation this week leaves Intel?s board with a tough choice: Name the next CEO from a small pool of internal candidates, or go outside for the first time in the chip maker?s 50-year history.
Police Need Warrant for Phone Location Data, Supreme Court Rules
22 Jun 2018 at 6:12pm
Police must get a search warrant before obtaining data showing the location of cellphone users, the Supreme Court ruled, the third in a string of decisions that limit law enforcement?s access to the most intimate details of citizens? digital lives.
Police: Operator in Self-Driving Uber Crash Was Streaming 'The Voice'
22 Jun 2018 at 2:25pm
The test operator of a self-driving Uber car that hit and killed a pedestrian in Arizona last March was streaming the TV show ?The Voice? on her phone just before the collision, police say.
Uber Goes to Court to Fight for Its Future in London
22 Jun 2018 at 8:52am
Uber has spent much of the past year repenting for a string of scandals. Now the company must prove it has changed?or risk being locked out of one of its largest markets.
Amazon's Face-Scanning Surveillance Software Contrasts With Its Privacy Stance
22 Jun 2018 at 9:44am
Facial-recognition technology enables governments and private enterprise to track citizens anywhere there is a camera, even if they?re not carrying any devices. It?s a stark example of a technology that is being deployed faster than society and the law can adopt new norms and rules, writes Christopher Mims.
Apple's Sticky Keyboard Triggers Offer For Free Repairs
23 Jun 2018 at 4:50am
Apple sought to head off customer complaints about defective keyboards on its latest MacBook models, saying it will offer free repairs for qualifying devices in the latest overture to users concerned about the performance of one of the company?s signature products.
Supreme Court Rules States Can Collect Sales Tax on Web Purchases
22 Jun 2018 at 7:33am
States can require online retailers to collect sales taxes, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday, closing a loophole that gave web sellers an edge over conventional stores, resulting in some $34 billion a year in uncollected funds.
AT&T Unveils $15-a-Month Video Service
21 Jun 2018 at 3:26pm
The service, tentatively named WatchTV, aims to use a ?skinny bundle? of channels to recapture some of the millions of cord-cutters who dropped cable and satellite television.
Japan's Biggest Bitcoin Exchange Suspends New Business
22 Jun 2018 at 12:56pm
BitFlyer said it would halt taking new business after regulators said it wasn?t doing enough to stop money laundering and terrorist financing.
This Upstart Wants to Be the Grubhub of China (and the Yelp, and the Groupon,...
22 Jun 2018 at 11:15pm
Meituan-Dianping defies easy comparison to a like company in the U.S., instead providing a range of services similar to those of Yelp, Groupon and Grubhub in a single app.
Tesla Sues Former Employee Amid Crackdown on 'Sabotage'
20 Jun 2018 at 2:42pm
Tesla accused a former employee in a lawsuit of hacking into its computer system to steal company data and send it to an unnamed third party.
Microsoft Distances ICE Contract From Family Separations as It Denounces Policy
20 Jun 2018 at 12:52pm
Microsoft executives joined other tech leaders in denouncing the U.S. handling of migrant families but stopped short of heeding calls from some employees to end work with ICE over the agency?s role in separating children from their parents.
Chinese Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Scales Down IPO
20 Jun 2018 at 5:57pm
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is planning to raise up to $6 billion in its initial public offering next month, down from the $10 billion previously expected after plans for a dual offering on mainland China were scuttled.
Match Group Deepens Its Connection With Dating-App Hinge
21 Jun 2018 at 6:58am
Match Group Inc. has added Hinge to its stable of dating apps, acquiring a controlling stake in the Tinder-competitor that is popular with millennials.
Why Europe's Cyber Insurance Windfall Hasn't Happened
21 Jun 2018 at 12:20pm
One of the biggest data-privacy laws in history was supposed to kick off a new era of surging demand for cyber insurance in Europe. So far, it hasn?t.