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Hollywood's hacking pains are bigger than movie leaks

NEW YORK (AP) -- Piracy is a long-running and even routine issue for Hollywood, whether it's street vendors hawking bootleg DVDs on street corners or video uploaded to file-sharing sites like Pirate Bay. Now cybercriminals are also putting embarrassing chatter and other company secrets at risk....
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Tech companies continue efforts to banish extremist accounts

NEW YORK (AP) -- Tech companies' efforts to banish extremist groups and individuals are continuing as a social network popular with extremists disappeared from Google's Android app store....
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Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville

NEW YORK (AP) -- It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence....
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Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing company

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Former 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 widely used ride-hailing service that he co-founded....
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Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion for Foxconn

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Wisconsin Assembly approved a $3 billion tax break Thursday with bipartisan support for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state, a project President Donald Trump touted as a transformational win for the U.S. economy....
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Neo-Nazi site's publisher says he's got no home on internet

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- A neo-Nazi website's publisher said Wednesday that he has "effectively been completely banned from the internet" after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia....
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HBO regains control of hacked social media accounts

NEW YORK (AP) -- HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company....
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Reverence for robots: Japanese workers treasure automation

MORIYA, Japan (AP) -- Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds - 1,500 a minute, to be exact - on humming conveyor belts that zip and wind in a sprawling factory near Tokyo....
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From Isaac Asimov to Aimee Mann, 'robophobia' plagues humans

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Robots are secretly plotting to kill us. Or enslave us. Or, at best, they will take our jobs, one by one....
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Opinion Poll

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Should Senator Manchin accept the offer to run the Department of Energy if appointed? <More Info>

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Yes
89%
No
11%
Total Votes: 2,074

Yesterday's Poll

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Do you think the canceled Marches on Google were about free speech or were racially motivated?

Free Speech
80%
Racialy Motivated
20%
Total Votes: 7,245