Technology

FILE - In this file photo dated May 17, 2017, file photo, Google CEO Sundar Pichai delivers the keynote address for the Google I/O conference in Mountain View, Calif. Pichai has canceled an internal town hall meant to address gender discrimination on Thursday, Aug. 10, after employee questions for management began to leak online from the company’s internal messaging service. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
August 10, 2017 - 9:01 pm
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Google CEO Sundar Pichai has canceled an internal town hall meant to address gender discrimination on Thursday after employee questions for management began to leak online from the company's internal messaging service. Pichai said in an email to staff that several Google...
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August 10, 2017 - 9:00 pm
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — A California appeals court says a San Francisco Bay Area billionaire needs to open an access road to a beloved beach, upholding a lower court ruling against a co-founder of a giant tech company. The First District Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled 3-0 that Vinod...
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FILE - This April 12, 2016, file photo shows the Microsoft logo in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris, France. Consumer Reports said Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, that it can no longer recommend multiple Microsoft laptops or tablets because of poor reliability compared to other brands. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
August 10, 2017 - 8:27 am
Consumer Reports is pulling its recommendation of four Microsoft laptops after one of its surveys found that users were complaining about problems with the devices. The consumer advocacy group said Thursday that it can no longer recommend Microsoft laptops or tablets because of poor reliability...
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This Aug. 4, 2017, photo provided by Jillian Weiss shows Dane Lane, left, and his transgender wife, Allegra Schawe-Lane, outside the federal courthouse in Covington, Ky. The couple is filing a lawsuit against Amazon, alleging that they endured sustained discrimination and harassment during a year as co-workers at an Amazon warehouse in Kentucky. (Jillian Weiss via AP)
August 09, 2017 - 4:23 pm
A Kentucky man and his transgender wife sued Amazon on Wednesday, alleging that they endured sustained discrimination and harassment during a year as co-workers at the mammoth online retailer's warehouse in northern Kentucky. A lawyer working with the couple said the case is notable in part because...
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August 09, 2017 - 1:12 pm
BERLIN (AP) — An artist tired of seeing hateful tweets ignored by Twitter has managed to get the social network to remove or hide some of them — by spray-painting the offending posts in front of the company's German headquarters. Shahak Shapira said he reported some 300 tweets containing possible...
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August 09, 2017 - 11:11 am
A Kentucky man and his transgender wife are suing Amazon, alleging that they endured sustained discrimination and harassment during a year as co-workers at an Amazon warehouse in northern Kentucky. A lawyer working with the couple said the case is notable in part because Amazon, one of the largest...
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In this Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Walt Disney Co. reports earnings, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 08, 2017 - 9:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With new streaming services in the works, Disney is trying to set itself up for a future that's largely been framed by Netflix: Providing the stuff you want to watch, when you want to watch it. The Magic Kingdom is launching its own streaming service for its central Disney and Pixar...
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In this Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, photo, The Walt Disney Co. logo appears on a screen above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The Walt Disney Co. reports earnings, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 08, 2017 - 8:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — With new streaming services in the works, Disney is trying to set itself up for a future that's so far largely been framed by Netflix: stuff I want to watch, when I want it. The Magic Kingdom is launching its own streaming service for its central Disney and Pixar brands and another...
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August 08, 2017 - 4:21 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — It would take at least 25 years for Wisconsin taxpayers to break even on Gov. Scott Walker's incentives to lure Taiwanese electronics giant Foxconn to the state, according to a fiscal analysis released Tuesday. Walker's bill would exempt construction materials from the state...
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FILE - This Monday, May 15, 2017, file photo shows British IT expert Marcus Hutchins, branded a hero for slowing down the WannaCry global cyberattack, during an interview in Ilfracombe, England. On Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, a computer law expert described the evidence so far presented to justify Hutchins' arrest in Las Vegas earlier in the week for allegedly creating and selling malicious banking software, as being problematic. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
August 08, 2017 - 1:14 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The arraignment planned for Tuesday of a British cybersecurity researcher, who was arrested last week in Las Vegas on federal charges that he created and distributed a malware program to obtain banking passwords from unsuspecting computer users, has been postponed until next week...
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