Shoppers mobilize on Thanksgiving, as retailers branch out
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shoppers are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving as retailers under pressure look for ways to poach shoppers from their rivals....
The last straw? Uber loyalists tested by string of scandals
DETROIT (AP) -- Uber has managed to hold the title of world's largest ride-hailing service despite its seemingly endless string of scandals....
What happens once 'net neutrality' rules bite the dust?
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission formally released a draft of its plan to kill net-neutrality rules , which equalized access to the internet and prevented broadband providers from favoring their own apps and services....
AP Explains: What the Uber data breach is all about
When Uber paid a $100,000 ransom so that hackers who broke into its data warehouse would destroy the personal information they stole, it allowed the ride-sharing company to keep a massive breach of 57 million user and driver accounts secret for nearly a year....
Did you 'like' Russian propaganda? Facebook will clue you in
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook says it will show users if they followed or 'liked' Russia propaganda accounts on its service or on Instagram....
Facebook opens 2nd office combating hate speech in Germany
ESSEN, Germany (AP) -- Facebook is adding 500 more contractors in Germany to review content posted to the social media site, after a new law came into force targeting online hate speech....
Tech firms scrounging for skilled workers training their own
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (AP) -- Some information technology companies are growing so concerned about their inability to find enough digital talent that they're training their own....
AT&T suit may herald a new antitrust era - or Trumpian pique
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Trump administration's decision to oppose the $85 billion AT&T-Time Warner merger may be clouded by suspicions of political influence. But considered on its merits, it could mark a significant departure in antitrust policy, one that might block or modify a broader set of mergers found to harm consumers....
AP Explains: What is net neutrality and why does it matter?
NEW YORK (AP) -- "Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, a Republican, on Tuesday unveiled a plan to undo the Obama-era rules that have been More
Politics or policy? Behind the dispute over AT&T-Time Warner
NEW YORK (AP) -- AT&T is vowing to fight the U.S. government to save its $85 billion bid for Time Warner, after the Justice Department sued to block the deal on grounds it could hike television bills and hamper innovation....
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is mandating that city contractors providing $100,000 or more in services must pay their full time employees at least $15 an hour. The mayor said "This is city taxpayer money, and we want to make sure that we are encouraging the companies…I can't think of anything more important than having an agreement that the lowest-paid workers are adequately paid."
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